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Baruch Dayan Emet. Shimon Peres, 93

Shimon Peres, former President of Israel, former Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and one of Israel’s founding fathers, passed away last night ate age 93. Lavish praise was poured upon him by Israeli politicians from across the spectrum, possibly more than … Continue reading

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Obama and Netanyahu at the UN GA: It could have been worse

The annual opening of the UN General Assembly, which took place this week, was attended by the ususal speeches from foreign leaders. Netanyahu’s speech was excellent. Palestinian “President-for-life” Mahmoud Abbas lied, and then lied again. As for US President Obama, … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

The weeks seem to roll round faster than ever, and here we are, time for another Good News Friday post. My first item is a brilliant, outspoken, very politically incorrect defence of Israel, spoken by British journalist Katie Hopkins on … Continue reading

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Netanyahu’s excellent speech at the UN

I missed Bibi’s speech last night as I was at a wedding.  I’ve now caught up on it (via Israellycool) and “excellent” doesn’t begin to describe it. Here’s the video: You can read the full text of his speech at … Continue reading

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The US military aid deal to Israel: Is it great or could it have been better?

Last week a massive 10 year, $38 billion military aid package to Israel was agreed between the US Administration and Israel: WASHINGTON (JTA) – President Barack Obama’s near parting gift to Israel, a guarantee of $38 billion in defense assistance … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

All of a sudden the days are getting shorter and Shabbat begins earlier, so my posting times for my Good News Friday posts will be earlier than they’ve been these past few months (I hope!). I start this week’s installment … Continue reading

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