Tag Archives: Binyamin Netanyahu

Bibi and the Mufti

A mini-storm of exaggerated hysteria has erupted over Binyamin Netanyahu’s faux pas – or maybe it was a deliberate overstatement – that the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin el-Husseini, influenced Hitler to exterminate the Jews as opposed to “just” … Continue reading

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Huge wave of terror hits Israel

In a way my headline is misleading since it should be noted that most of these terror attacks were “minor” – if minor means “only” stone-throwing, stabbings with injuries but no deaths, and other assorted mayhem.  On the other hand, … Continue reading

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The aftermath of the Sukkot terror attacks

Last night, as Simchat Torah ended, we were informed of the good news that the 5-man Hamas terrorist cell which murdered Naama and Rabbi Eitam Henkin Hy’d were caught by the Shabak (aka the Shin Bet, aka Israel’s domestic security … Continue reading

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Israel coordinates with Russia on Syria as Obama abandons the region

Between Shabbat and chagim and more Shabbat and more chagim the world still goes on, and it’s not always happy reading. Before Yom Kippur we learned of the  Russian military buildup in Syria: Russia ramped up its military buildup in … Continue reading

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Is Netanyahu finally getting serious about tackling Palestinian terrorism?

The low-level Palestinian terrorism that has been plaguing Israelis for years, particularly firebombings, shootings and stonings have been documented on this blog and elsewhere innumerable times; similarly the ongoing destruction – under the guise of “youthful vandalism” – of the Jewish … Continue reading

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Melanie Phillips on Britain’s lunacies on Iran and Netanyahu

Continuing on the subject of Britain’s rush to warm up relations with Iran, Melanie Phillips was interviewed by veteran journalist Yaakov Ahimeir on “Ro’im Olam” (Seeing the World”), a news magazine on Israel TV channel 1, talking about the “UK’s … Continue reading

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