Category Archives: International relations

[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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Good News Friday

After the terrible events of last week we are in need of a Good News Friday post more than ever. Let’s start with some great news from the Arab Emirates of all places. Israelis have become used to being banned … Continue reading

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Remembering the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre amid calls for unity

The final dreadful toll from the Tree of Life synagogue massacre is 11 holy souls. Here are their names and stories: David Rosenthal, 54, and Cecil Rosenthal, 59 The two brothers were very involved in the local Jewish community. “Neither … Continue reading

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Horrific attack on Pittsburgh synagogue – at least 10 dead

Devastating news greeted us after the end of Shabbat. This morning, a murderous antisemite entered the Etz Chayim (Tree of Life) synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and opened fire on the congregants during a baby-naming ceremony, killing at least 10 (the … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

The days are becoming shorter and cooler – finally! – but there’s still time (just about) for a Good News Friday installment. My first item is bound to make many of you very happy: Israel’s pharma giant Teva has won … Continue reading

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Netanyahu’s UN speech: “What Iran hides Israel will find”

While we were all enjoying the great outdoors or family visits during the (still ongoing) Sukkot festival, the leaders of the world have been gathering at the UN for the annual General Assembly opening. Tonight Binyamin Netanyahu proved himself to … Continue reading

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