Category Archives: Terrorism

Good News Friday

With all the aggravation and tension regarding the approaching elections, thank goodness it’s Friday and time for another Good News Friday installment. My first item for today is once again from Israel’s outstanding hi-tech sector. The online payment giant Paypal … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shushan Purim edition

You may have had received the impression from previous posts that the Purim festival has been and gone. You would be wrong. :-) Today is Shushan Purim, the “second” day of Purim which is celebrated in Jerusalem and in other … Continue reading

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“For if you remain silent at this time, rescue and safety will come from another place”

The words in the title are a direct quote from Megillat Esther, the Book of Esther, which Jews worldwide will read on Wednesday night as Purim begins.  The background to the story is the plot by Haman the Agagite, the … Continue reading

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Venahafoch Hu – Turnabout is fair play (In the spirit of Purim)

One of the central themes of the upcoming Purim festival is “venahafoch hu”, lit: And it was turned about. The wicked Haman plotted to kill all the Jews, and his evil plans were turned on their head, whereby the Jews … Continue reading

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Shurat HaDin victory: Palestinian Authority and PLO found liable in NY court for supporting terror attacks

The Israeli NGO Shurat HaDin, the Israel Law Center, won a huge victory this week in a New York court as the PA and the PLO were both found liable for supporting a string of terror attacks in Israel in … Continue reading

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Naming the enemy: Radical Islam

Barack Obama’s denial of reality with anything connected to radical Islam (see my previous post for example) was demonstrated vividly with his utterly absurd (and later frantically back-pedalled) downplaying of Muslim terror attacks against Jews in Europe as attacks on … Continue reading

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