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Good News Friday Part I: The Israel-India renewed friendship

The visit this week of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the first ever official visit of an Indian Prime Minister to Israel, is too important to relegate to a small item in a regular Good News Friday post, so this … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This week has passed so quickly and before I’ve looked round it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. First, an astonishing story of self-sacrifice in more ways than one: a Haredi woman from New York lost 34 kg in … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Once again a dreadful terror attack, this time in France, has made me think twice about posting a Good News Friday post, but I’ve come to the conclusion that if I only publish good news posts in a week when … Continue reading

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Another look at the Israel-Turkey reconciliation deal

Despite my deep misgivings, not to mention moral objections, to the reconciliation agreement between Israel and Turkey, it is important to take note of other views, particularly those which don’t see the deal as a disaster but rather as an … Continue reading

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Israel and Turkey restore relations – peace in our time?

On reading the terms under which Israel and Turkey are to restore diplomatic relations today I felt I ought to title this piece by paraphrasing Neville Chamberlain: “I have here a piece of paper…”. Let’s start with the terms of … Continue reading

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Bravo Canada!

Of all the nations of the free world, only Canada has the principles, the gumption and the courage of its convictions to do what’s right regarding Iran, and on Friday it severed diplomatic relations with Tehran. Canada’s Conservative government said … Continue reading

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