Tag Archives: Chutzpah

Chutzpah: Palestinian terrorists attack Kerem Shalom, then accuse Israel of crimes against humanity

Israel has finally plucked up the courage (again – I have my doubts this closure will last) to close down the Kerem Shalom crossing point into Gaza after frequent violence at the border. And what was Hamas’ reaction? I’m sure … Continue reading

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Turkish incitement and Jordanian chutzpah

We Jews are losing our ownership of the term “chutzpah”. Where the Jews used it as a survival mechanism or in a humorous way in order to relieve their  bleak oppression in the Diaspora, the Arabs have refined it in … Continue reading

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Chutzpah of the week: Iran? Russia? The ICC?

The week has barely started but I think it is safe to announce the candidates for this week’s Chutzpah of the Week Award. (No, this is not a regular occurrence on this blog even though the daily news provides us … Continue reading

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Chutzpah of the week

This post might be the start of an occasional (or even regular) series, but certainly there is no shortage of candidates for the Chutzpah of the Week award.  This week we go for a two-fer. Or even a three-fer. The … Continue reading

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Russian Chutzpah-watch

Chutzpah, as we have learned over the years, is not merely a Hebrew term for gall or unembarrassed cheek. It’s not even solely Yiddish any more. It has been used effortlessly by various Arab countries and individuals, the Europeans, and … Continue reading

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Thomas Friedman – A Middle East Doofus

Friedman’s latest screed is entitled “A Middle East Twofer” but I much prefer my own headline. It’s so much more suitable for this pompous idiot who spouts sanctimonious patronising claptrap at Israel while absolving the Palestinians of almost any responsibility … Continue reading

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