Category Archives: Media and journalism

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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Howard Jacobson on anti-Zionism: “It’s chutzpah with blood on it”

The renowned British Jewish writer and columnist Howard Jacobson, famous for coining the term “as-a-Jew” or “ASHamed Jews”, was interviewed by the BBC’s Chris Cook on the subject of the intersection of antisemitism and anti-Zionism. Jacobson was very hard-hitting and … Continue reading

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One killed, several injured as another wave of terror sweeps Israel – and the headlines fail again

After a period of relative calm, in which there were “only” minor stabbing, shooting or car-ramming attempts , which “only” injured Israelis, today (Tuesday) saw a serious escalation in 3 separate terror attacks. It started in my hometown of Petach … Continue reading

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Israel’s reaches out to its neighbours

Together with the recent #BDSFails around the world (more of which later), there have been interesting developments in Israel’s relations with its neighbours and “further neighbours”. Our biggest and most important close neighbour is Egypt, and relations have been cool … Continue reading

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The perverse anti-Israel reflex of the international media indicates deep moral rot

Following the terror attack at Shaar Shechem (Damascus Gate) yesterday, in which Hadar Cohen Hy’d was killed, we saw the same old anti-Israel bias in the perverted headlines of some of the international press. Despite the fact that some of … Continue reading

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Ban Ki Moon and the New York Times pile on against Israel

In an earlier post I quoted Arlene Kushner who talked about UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon’s outrageous assertion that Palestinians are stabbing Israeli civilians, throwing rocks and firebombs, and even shooting, because of “frustration at the ongoing occupation and … Continue reading

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