Category Archives: International relations

Kerry’s Jew-baiting, threatens Israel, dangles Pollard as bait

US Secretary of State John Kerry last week engaged in a disgraceful piece of Jew-baiting when he expressed “concern” – which was in fact a not-so-veiled threat – that Israel could be blamed if Congress rejects the Iran deal”: US … Continue reading

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Tisha B’Av 5775 – 2015

Since the 9th day of Av fell yesterday, on Shabbat when we do not mourn, the fast itself was deferred to today, beginning last night at sundown and finishing at sundown tonight. Tisha Be’Av, the 9th day of the month … Continue reading

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And now the bad news: the anti-Israel ICC; terrorists released in the Shalit deal return to terror

Sadly but unsurprisingly, there has been no shortage of bad news lately and I suspect that this situation will continue. The International Criminal Court, the ICC,  has gone against all precedent and broken any kind of law rule-book, in order … Continue reading

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Foreign reactions to the Iran deal

The capitulation to Iran by the Obama Administration and the P5+1 has affected of course not only Israel but many other countries, for better or for worse. Let’s hear what they have to say. In news that’s not really surprising … Continue reading

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Speculating about Obama’s motives for the Iran capitulation

Something that has been bothering very many people about the Iran capitulation (I prefer that to “deal” because a deal implies both sides receive something, which is not the case here) is what on earth was driving Obama and his … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

No matter how long the Fridays in the middle of the summer, I still seem to get to Shabbat in a mad rush. This is why this Good News Friday post might be a little shorter than usual. My first … Continue reading

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