Category Archives: International relations

Trump decertifies the Iran deal

After the festivals were over we were greeted with the very good news that President Donald Trump had announced that he was not going to recertify the JCPOA – the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly known as “the Iran … Continue reading

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Great news! US to withdraw from UNESCO, Israel to follow suit

Great news to start the year! What better news to greet us after Simchat Torah than the Trump Administration announcing its plans to withdraw from UNESCO! The reasons were both financial and because of UNESCO’s anti-Israel bias (which I have … Continue reading

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An epic moment at the UN as former Hamas member speaks up for Israel

This has to be one of the most epic and stunning moments in the history of the UN.  Once more the UN Human Rights Wrongs Council was holding a debate on “the human rights situation in Palestine”. All the usual … Continue reading

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The Nasty Party: Labour doubles down on antisemitism

Britain’s Labour Party is holding its annual conference in Brighton, and besides the main event, a fringe event was held, ostensibly on “Free Speech on Israel”,  which in practice was an opportunity to rant about Israel, comparing it to Nazis, … Continue reading

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Iran and North Korea provoke Israel and the West

We were offline for 3 days and we seem to have missed a possible outbreak of WW3! This Ongoing War reports that on Tuesday the Iranians sent a drone over Israel which Israel successfully shot down: All the ominous recent … Continue reading

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Good News for the end of the year

I missed my Good News Friday post last Friday because I ran out of time before Shabbat. This Friday will be the second day of Rosh Hashana so I won’t be posting a good news installment then either. So I … Continue reading

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