Category Archives: Israel news

Boycotting the Jews 21st century style – a how-to guide by Airbnb

One would have thought that boycotting the Jews would have gone out of fashion somewhere around the late 1940s. But one would be mistaken. The boycott has never gone out of style, it has simply mutated into “anti-Zionism”, anti-Israelism, and … Continue reading

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Ceasefire?! The people are furious (plus Liberman resigns)

Yesterday I thought the nation was going to have a fit of apoplexy as we raged against the government’s shocking capitulation to Hamas and agreed to a ceasefire (we cease, they fire) within 24 hours of the massive rocket barrage … Continue reading

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Hamas launches huge rocket barrage against the south after IDF officer and Hamas terrorist killed in Gaza

A huge escalation between Israel and Gaza has developed over the last 24 hours, with the toll being: one IDF special forces officer killed, another injured, 7 Hamas terrorists killed including one of their commanders; over 100 rockets fired into … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After an anniversary like today’s we need a Good News Friday post to put us into the mood for Shabbat. On the subject of Kristallnacht, it is good news indeed that a rare 150-year old Torah scroll was discovered inside … 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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Good News Friday – The Shabbat Project 2018

Instead of my regular Good News Friday post, (given that I only arrived back in Israel a couple of days ago and haven’t quite got my act together), I am going to post about the Shabbat Project (Or Shabbos in … Continue reading

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