Category Archives: indigenous rights

Good News Friday

We’ve had a bit of a crazy week in the family this week, but there’s always (well, nearly always) time for a Good News Friday post. I’ll start with the major news of the week and that after Malaysia’s antisemitic … Continue reading

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Yet another terror attack today – two soldiers gunned down at Givat Assaf

We are still reeling from the terror attack at Ofra, in which Shira Ish-Ran was severely injured and her baby boy, delivered prematurely, died as a result of the shooting. We were feeling a measure of relief that the IDF … Continue reading

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Israel unites in grief around the murder of a tiny baby

Following on from my previous post, we received the heart-breaking news this evening that Shira and Amichai’s baby has died.The baby was born 10 weeks early by emergency Caesarean after his mother Shira was shot in the stomach and seriously … Continue reading

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[Updated] One thing leads to another: The UN refuses to condemn Hamas; pregnant Israeli woman shot by terrorists

There was no Chanukah miracle for Israel last week at the UN. Unbelievably (actually, considering this  the UN it is completely believable) the UNGA failed to pass a resolution condemning Hamas. The vote would have passed but at the last … Continue reading

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Chanukah Same’ach! Happy Chanukah!

Chanukah began last night around the world, and we have our Menorahs – or Chanukiyot as they are called in Israel – lit up at the window. It is one of my favourite chagim, since it requires very little preparation … Continue reading

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Kaf Tet BeNovember – The anniversary of Partition – time to debunk the Myth of the 4 Maps

Today 29th November, or as it is quirkily called in Hebrew “kaf tet beNovember” (using the Hebrew numerical value of the calendar date), is the 71st  anniversary of the fateful UN Resolution 181 which aimed to partition Palestine and created … Continue reading

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