Category Archives: Israel news

Good News Friday – Shabbat Chanukah edition

We are right in the middle of Chanukah, entering Shabbat Chanukah in a few hours, so here is a special, Chanukah-themed Good News Friday post. Let’s start with a very well timed for Chanukah, incredible archeological find – a Hasmonean-era … Continue reading

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The never-ending fight against delegitimization

Even before Donald Trump’s Jerusalem declaration there was no shortage of anti-Israel agitation going on, as readers of this blog know well. But times are changing, and so are the attitudes of those confronting this bigotry, in particular the Israeli … Continue reading

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They just can’t help themselves: Predictably outrageous international reactions to Trump’s Jerusalem declaration

Just like the Palestinians and their supporters simply can’t help themselves but resort to violence whenever a political decision is not anti-Israel enough, similarly the UN, the EU, and many other countries, whether civilised or not, feel it incumbent upon … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s been a very exciting week this week, and it’s a great feeling to close the week with another Good News Friday installment. Besides the actual news of Trump’s speech recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the timing should be noted … Continue reading

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Donald Trump’s Jerusalem declaration amid dire warnings of mayhem and violence

After days of speculation and rumour-mongering, Donald Trump delivered the speech of a lifetime – at least in the lifetime of the Jewish People. I never thought he would have it in him, but I give Trump full credit. The … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday and time for another Good News Friday installment. This week the focus is on education. The Jerusalem Post reports that three Israeli universities have been ranked amongst the 100 most innovative universities in the world: Hebrew … Continue reading

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