Category Archives: support Israel

Chag Atzma’ut Same’ach! Happy 73rd Independence Day Israel!

It’s Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, and, as remarked upon by both local and foreign observers, the country swings in a schizophrenic kind of way from the mourning, sorrow and remembrance of Yom Hazikaron to the flag-waving patriotism and general … Continue reading

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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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Good News Friday – Pollard comes home!

This week’s Good News Friday post simply HAS to focus on the amazing – and far too belated – return of Jonathan Pollard to Israel. If you want to know the background to the Jonathan Pollard case, you can read … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This post is not going to be a regular Good News Friday post though it will contain what I consider several good news items.  In any event the news keeps overtaking me before I can get around to writing a … Continue reading

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US Administration: The settlements do not violate international law

History was made on Monday evening when US Defence Secretary Mike Pompeo made the historic announcement that the US refutes the concept of the illegality of the settlements – otherwise known as Jewish homes and factories in Judea and Samaria. … Continue reading

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