Tag Archives: Beer Sheva

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 – War edition

Israel is still under fire since Hamas broke the ceasefire on Tuesday, and the IDF is attacking back, picking off Hamas’s commanders and targeting terror infrastructure, rocket launchers etc. The south of Israel has been under an intense rocket assault … Continue reading

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Protective Edge, Day 3: More massive rocket volleys, IDF warns Gaza population to clear out

Operation Protective Edge (I still hate that name!) entered its third day yesterday (10th July), and as in the previous days it started with a bang. Or rather, with several bangs as Hamas began with volleys of rockets towards the … Continue reading

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Massive rocket onslaught on Israel

An unprecedented 80-rocket barrage hit Israel within the space of a few hour this evening, with 30 rockets being shot within 10 minutes: Hamas fired over 30 rockets in a ten-minute period into Israel on Monday, with hits reported in … Continue reading

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Israel burns and Bibi dithers

In my comment on my “blood libel” post I noted that the chances are that Bibi won’t decide to do anything, both in regards to the murder of Eyal, Gil-Ad and Naftali, and regarding the huge barrage of rockets and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s hard to top the previous post for good stuff about Israel, but I can’t let a Friday pass without a Good News Friday installment, so here goes. Our first item comes once again from the UK, which despite its … Continue reading

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