Category Archives: International relations

Good News Friday Part I: The Israel-India renewed friendship

The visit this week of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the first ever official visit of an Indian Prime Minister to Israel, is too important to relegate to a small item in a regular Good News Friday post, so this … Continue reading

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Closing a circle: Former Refusenik Yuli Edelstein returns to Moscow as Knesset Speaker

This week Yuli Edelstein, the Speaker of the Knesset, made history by being the first Israeli to address the Russian Parliament. And in wonderful twist of history, Edelstein was formerly a Prisoner of Zion or a Refusenik –  a Jew … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week with its troubles has gone by and thank goodness it’s Friday, as we welcome in both Shabbat and a new month, so it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. Let’s start with Israel’s brilliant biomedical field. Researchers … Continue reading

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Hitting back at the UN

Perhaps under the influence of US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, who has taken a staunchly pro-Israel stance and has castigated the UN several times for its anti-Israel bias; or maybe because of the wave of terror attacks hitting … Continue reading

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The British elections – what went wrong?

Almost right up to election day most of us were feeling pretty blasé about the British elections. Theresa May was sure to get in with an even larger majority than she had before. After all, who would vote for that … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I was hoping for some really good news from the British elections yesterday, but unfortunately that was not to be. It could have been worse is about the best we can say. But more about that after Shabbat. For now … Continue reading

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