Category Archives: Defence and Military

#IsraelUnderFire – massive rocket attack after Islamic Jihad leader killed

Last night Israel carried out a targeted assassination on the leader of Islamic Jihad in Gaza. The pinpoint operation killed the terrorist and his wife. There was another mysterious attack in Syria in which the son of another terrorist leader … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I have a crazy, very difficult week this week (family illness again) but I still want to post a Good News Friday installment, if only for the sake of my sanity. It’s going to be a bit of a mix … Continue reading

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Good News to start the week

On Friday I promised to post some good news after Shabbat, and I like to keep my promises, so here are a few good news items to lift our spirits. Although this doesn’t fall strictly into my “Friday post” kind … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week has rushed by and it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. This week we’re going for an international flavour. My first item simply highlights the incredible distance Israel has travelled in a mere 71 years, and demonstrates … Continue reading

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Chag Same’ach! Yom Yerushalayim 5779 – 2019

Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of Israel’s miraculous win over combined Arab forces in 1967, began last night (Saturday night) with festive prayer services in synagogues around the country. This year we mark the 52nd  anniversary of the reunification … Continue reading

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From rockets to Eurovision to arson

Last week we had another of those mini-wars with Hamas which are becoming a habit and will no doubt continue to do so until Hamas is neutralised one way or another.  Despite the IDF having the capability of fully dealing … Continue reading

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