Tag Archives: Apartheid

Guardian story on the Jerusalem light rail is an excuse to bash Israel

Harriet Sherwood has produced a seemingly innocuous article about the Jerusalem light rail and the diversity of passengers who ride in it. This could have been the perfect way to show how Israel is not an apartheid society, but as … Continue reading

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John Kerry’s foot in mouth syndrome and more American threats

This post is going to be a catch-up of sorts of news which I missed over the past week since I was out of the country. My apologies too for for missing my Good News Friday installment for the first … Continue reading

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Spotlight on friends of Israel

Besides my Good News Friday posts, most of my posts contain either bad news or at the very least worrying news.  So in order to keep a sense of proportion, and also in order to highlight the wonderful work that … Continue reading

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Guest Post: RIP Nelson Mandela

This is a guest post by frequent commenter and contributor Brian Goldfarb.  Just a few words of introduction: I feel very ambivalent about Nelson Mandela (see the rest of this post for an explanation) and didn’t know how to approach … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another eventful week has flown by and once more it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. My first item comes courtesy of reader Brian Goldfarb: The Jewish school in Gondar, Ethiopia has closed, not because of anything bad, but … Continue reading

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Who are our “peace” partners?

The Middle East peace talks, or rather the talks about the Middle East peace talks, have now got under way in Washington, once more dangerously raising expectations on the Palestinian side for a complete Israeli capitulation. One can hardly blame … Continue reading

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