Tag Archives: Australia

Anzacs commemorate the Battle of Beer Sheva

October 31st was the centenary of  the victorious battle for Beer Sheva by the Allied forces of Britain, Australian and New Zealand during the First World War against the Ottoman forces, and falls just before the centenary of the Balfour … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

The chagim are finally over and it’s back to normal programming at last, so I’m happy to post my first “regular” Good News Friday installment for this year. Since the latest news concerned the US withdrawal from UNESCO, signifying support … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Another week with its troubles has gone by and thank goodness it’s Friday, as we welcome in both Shabbat and a new month, so it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. Let’s start with Israel’s brilliant biomedical field. Researchers … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I must apologize for having been offline for most of this week, due to a combination of new grandchild exhaustion (there’s a reason why parents are young and grandparents aren’t!) and a touch of flu. Nevertheless I don’t want to … Continue reading

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The Palestinians grab a non-existent opportunity. Result: Fail

Abba Eban famously remarked that the Palestinians the Arabs never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity. Yesterday however the reverse happened. The Palestinians took an opportunity that wasn’t there and achieved a spectacular fail. (Amended as advised by cba … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Grinch before Christmas

It’s Christmas Eve for those celebrating, but there is little to be joyful about for Christians in the Middle East, and even beyond. In the conflict with Israel, the Palestinians and their supporters hijacked Christianity long ago for their own … Continue reading

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