Category Archives: Terrorism

The fast of Asara BeTevet

The fast of the 10th of Tevet, Asara beTevet, falls today. It is a unique fast in that it is the only fast day that is not brought forward or deferred if it falls on a Friday. On Asarah B’Tevet, … Continue reading

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Some good news for Lag Ba’Omer

Today is Lag Ba”Omer, the 33rd day of the Omer, a semi-holiday marked by bonfires in the night, music and a popular day for weddings. This year, because of the coronavirus restrictions, bonfires were banned except in a very few … 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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Good News Friday

It’s been a while since I’ve written one of my Good News Friday posts, but I think it’s time to attempt a return to normal programming. My first item is about yet another treatment, if not actual cure, for Type … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This week’s Good News Friday post opens with the startling – and very good – news that the US killed the leader of the Iranian Revolutionary Group Corps – Al Quds Force, Qassem Soleimani last night. Make no mistake about … Continue reading

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Antisemitism in America – Monsey stabbing attack is the worst in the latest wave

The subject of antisemitism in America is something I never thought would become “a thing” and I certainly never imagined it would become a series to write about. On Saturday night a domestic terrorist, for want of a better term, … Continue reading

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