Tag Archives: Boston

How the international media avoid facing reality when reporting on terrorism

Reading about the mental contortions that the foreign media have been going through in trying to ascertain the motivations of the Tsarnaev brothers, aka the Boston bombers has been an eye-opening education, if an entertaining one, for us Israelis.  While … Continue reading

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A closer look at the New Antisemitism (hint: it’s the same as the old)

Like a virus, the old antisemitism has mutated into a new version, although the old version is still in place as well.  The modern version of antisemitism has replaced the Jewish people and the Jewish religion with the state of … Continue reading

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Richard Falk and John Kerry’s wrongful statements about Israel

The terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon last week and the attempted thawing of relations between Israel and Turkey were exacerbated by outrageous and idiotic statements by diplomats and politicians, people who really ought to know better but it seems … Continue reading

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Bomb attacks in Boston

In a terror attack reminiscent of scenes from the worst days of the intifada in Israel, 2 bombs exploded at or near the finish line of the Boston marathon, killing three people and injuring hundreds more: Two explosions shattered the … Continue reading

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