Tag Archives: 1948

Kaf tet beNovember, the Palestinians want a do-over and the UN cooperates

It’s that strangely titled day again, Kaf Tet beNovember, the 29th of November when Israel mixes the Hebrew letter-numbering system of the Jewish calendar to mark a civil calendar date. On this day in 1947 the UN voted for partition of … Continue reading

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Debunking the “indigenous Palestinians” myth

I’ve written about this subject before, and no doubt I’ll be writing about this thorny subject again in the future. But the constant attempts by the Palestinians and their gullible or evil  supporters to undermine Jewish rights in Israel and … Continue reading

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Baruch Dayan Emet. Harav She’ar Yashuv Cohen has passed away

Last night we received the very sad news that Rabbi She’ar Yashuv HaCohen, former Chief Rabbi of Haifa and a leading light of the national religious Zionist public, passed away at the age of nearly 89. The Rabbi was a … Continue reading

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Let’s debunk the Nakba lies

This Sunday, the 15th of May, was “Nakba Day”, or “Disaster Day” if you want to translate from the Arabic. The Arabs instituted it as their answer to Israel’s Independence Day and mark it on the civil calendar date, as … Continue reading

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Israel marks the exodus of Jews from Arab countries

With the world’s obsessive focus on the plight of Palestinian refugees (who are the fattest, best fed and most educated of any refugees anywhere in the world) and with the current Middle East refugee crisis swamping Europe, it is of … Continue reading

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Commemorating the Middle East’s other refugees, the Jewish refugees from Arab lands

The words “Middle East” and “refugees”, when placed together, immediately conjure up a picture of Palestinians fleeing the fighting in Israel’s War of Independence in 1948 (known by the Palestinians as “the Nakba”, the Disaster), although lately they also bring … Continue reading

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