Tag Archives: Arabs

The occupation that isn’t

Mention the word “occupation” in polite society and the immediate association is Israel’s liberation Judea and Samaria from the illegal occupation of the Arabs, aka the “Israeli illegal occupation of the West Bank”.  This meme is so ingrained that even … Continue reading

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Why the Jews are indigenous to Israel

It takes an indigenous rights activist – even though he is not Jewish – to remind us of our own indigenous rights to Israel. I’m speaking of Ryan Bellerose, about whom I have written before, whose own fight for the … Continue reading

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Israel’s reaches out to its neighbours

Together with the recent #BDSFails around the world (more of which later), there have been interesting developments in Israel’s relations with its neighbours and “further neighbours”. Our biggest and most important close neighbour is Egypt, and relations have been cool … 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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The terror continues: double murder in the Old City of Jerusalem

We thought things couldn’t get worse after the murder of Naama and Rabbi Eitam Henkin Hy”d on Thursday. We were wrong. This Shabbat has seen another wave of Arab terrorism, including the shooting of children sleeping in sukkahs around Israel, … Continue reading

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A different Palestinian perspective on Israel, BDS, and human rights

The media are full of bad news, but as much as possible I shall try to stick to good or positive news over the Sukkot holiday. There’s plenty of time to catch up afterwards. Today’s relatively good news relates to … Continue reading

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