Category Archives: Lawfare and Delegitimization

Yom Hashoah 5781- 2021

Yom Hashoah began at sundown yesterday evening with the annual ceremony at Yad Vashem with torches lit in memory of the 6 million Jewish victims of the Shoah. You can watch the entire ceremony here: Six Holocaust survivors lit torches … Continue reading

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The ICC wants to investigate Israel – again

The International Criminal Court (the ICC) reminds me of a movie monster that, despite being killed, simply won’t stay dead. After repeated efforts to investigate Israel’s purported “war crimes” and “human rights abuses”, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda declared that she … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Is it Antisemitic?

This is another guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb. Brian wrote this article since arguments about what constitutes antisemitism continue to rage on on the internet, social media and in political circles, this despite the publication of the IHRA … Continue reading

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The Trump Deal, Palestinian war-crimes, and a UN boycott of Israel

The background to this post is the “Deal of the Century” peace deal from President Donald Trump, Jared Kushner and several other Administration officials.  Their hearts were in the right place, and the initial reaction of most Israelis was that … Continue reading

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Chanukah Same’ach! Happy Chanukah!

I’m a couple of days late with my Chanukah post but the reason is all good – on Sunday we celebrated the brit of our new grandson and we were still in recovery mode so to speak. 🙂  The baby … Continue reading

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The Jewish return to Hebron, just after 29th November

The 29th November, or as it is known in Hebrew “Kaf Tet beNovember”, a very significant date in Israeli history, fell last week.  It was the date of the UN Resolution, Resolution 181, to partition then-Palestine into two states, Israel … Continue reading

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