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Obama gets dissed in China

Regular readers of this blog will know how many times I have decried the laments, from within and without, that “Israel is isolated” diplomatically.  Of course recent headlines have put paid to these concerns very nicely, with relations warming up … Continue reading

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Chag Atzma’ut Same’ach! Happy 68th Independence Day Israel!

It’s Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, and, as remarked upon by both local and foreign observers, the country swings in a schizophrenic kind of way from the mourning, sorrow and remembrance of Yom Hazikaron to the flag-waving patriotism and general … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

So the world is melting down all around us while here in Israel, things aren’t exactly quiet and peaceful. But as I’ve mentioned many times, Shabbat is still approaching and we want to read some good news to put us … Continue reading

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BDS fails of the month

Despite the noise and publicity generated by the BDS anti-Israel and antisemitic boycott campaign, it’s important to keep in mind that in fact the boycott movement has made little to no headway in isolating Israel or damaging its economy. Following … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Thank goodness it’s Friday, nearly Shabbat, and time for another Good News Friday installment. Since BDS was all the talk of the town last week, my first item for this week will hopefully be a large kick in the teeth … Continue reading

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US Foreign Policy failures explained

An article in last Thursday’s New York Times illustrates all that is wrong with the Obama Presidency, aggravated with John Kerry at State. “Obama suffers setbacks in Japan and the Middle East” bemoans the NYT without digging too deeply into … Continue reading

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