Category Archives: indigenous rights

Chag Atzma’ut Same’ach! Happy 71st Independence Day Israel!

It’s Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, and, as remarked upon by both local and foreign observers, the country swings in a schizophrenic kind of way from the mourning, sorrow and remembrance of Yom Hazikaron to the flag-waving patriotism and general … Continue reading

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The Legality of the existence of the State of Israel -then, as now

Originally posted on C.R.A.P – Countering Racist Anti-Israel Propaganda:
Ninety nine years ago this April, on April 24 1920, at San Remo, the Supreme Council of the Principal Allied Powers, consisting of Great Britain, France, Italy and…

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President Trump recognizes Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights

In contrast to the bad news coming out of the south, we have excellent news from America (via Suzanne), a game-changer in the Middle East: On Monday evening, while Binyamin Netanyahu was in town for the AIPAC conference, President Trump … Continue reading

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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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