Category Archives: Israel news

Worrying about Israel’s “moral compass”

Ever since Deputy Chief of Staff Gen. Yair Golan warned Israel against becoming “morally corrupt”, and newly-resigned Defence Minister Moshe “Bogie” Yaalon expressed dismay at Israel’s loss of its moral compass, the world has been equally watching us with bated … Continue reading

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Netanyahu’s appointment of Liberman as Defence Minister: Gewald on the Left, cautious welcome on the right

The last few days in have been a roller-coaster in Israeli politics, with coalition talks going on behind the scenes – but constantly leaked to the public – between Likud and, alternately, Zionist Union and Yisrael Beitenu. In the end, … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Shabbat is approaching and with it, some relief from the annoyances of the usual everyday news. Talking of which, I will not be writing about the cabinet reshuffle, with all its associated politicking and analyses, until after Shabbat (bli neder). … Continue reading

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Israel’s democracy is being subverted and undermined

In a stunning, recently aired interview, the former Director of the Mossad Meir Dagan, posthumously took to the airwaves to slam Binyamin Netanyahu for bringing about the Iran deal. Even the interviewer, not known for her affection for Netanyahu or … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Yom Ha’atzmaut has just finished and here we are, going straight into Shabbat, so it’s time to celebrate with another Good News Friday post. Since we’re still in the flag-waving patriotic mood, now is a good time to take a … Continue reading

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Chag Atzma’ut Same’ach! Happy 68th 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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