Category Archives: Terrorism

13 year old Israeli girl murdered in her bed by Palestinian terrorist

Dreadful news today from the town of Kiryat Arba, near Hebron. Hallel Yafa Ariel, a 13 years old schoolgirl, was asleep in her bed when a Palestinian terrorist, in his teens himself, jumped the security fence of the town and … Continue reading

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Another look at the Israel-Turkey reconciliation deal

Despite my deep misgivings, not to mention moral objections, to the reconciliation agreement between Israel and Turkey, it is important to take note of other views, particularly those which don’t see the deal as a disaster but rather as an … Continue reading

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Israel and Turkey restore relations – peace in our time?

On reading the terms under which Israel and Turkey are to restore diplomatic relations today I felt I ought to title this piece by paraphrasing Neville Chamberlain: “I have here a piece of paper…”. Let’s start with the terms of … Continue reading

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UN denies accreditation to press freedom NGO – for all the wrong reasons

(A slightly edited version of this article was first published last week in the Algemeiner under a different headline.) An interesting news item caught my eye the other day. The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) was denied press credentials at … Continue reading

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From Tel Aviv to Orlando – head in the sand syndrome

After last week’s terrorist attack on the Sarona Market in Tel Aviv, in which 4 Israelis were killed, Tel Aviv’s mayor, Ron Huldai “clearly” understood the motivations of the terrorists and wasted no time in bestowing of his wisdom to … Continue reading

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The four victims of the Tel Aviv terror attack

The four victims of the Sarona shooting attack were named earlier today: The four victims of Wednesday night’s shooting attack in central Tel Aviv have been named as 41-year-old Ido Ben-Ari of Ramat Gan; Ilana Naveh, 39, of Tel Aviv; Ben Gurion University … Continue reading

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