Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Trump decertifies the Iran deal

After the festivals were over we were greeted with the very good news that President Donald Trump had announced that he was not going to recertify the JCPOA – the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly known as “the Iran … Continue reading

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Great news! US to withdraw from UNESCO, Israel to follow suit

Great news to start the year! What better news to greet us after Simchat Torah than the Trump Administration announcing its plans to withdraw from UNESCO! The reasons were both financial and because of UNESCO’s anti-Israel bias (which I have … Continue reading

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Iran and North Korea provoke Israel and the West

We were offline for 3 days and we seem to have missed a possible outbreak of WW3! This Ongoing War reports that on Tuesday the Iranians sent a drone over Israel which Israel successfully shot down: All the ominous recent … Continue reading

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Stupidity or malice? The US plans to return stolen Jewish artifacts to Iraq

When the news hit the headlines this week that the US plans to return Jewish artifacts to Iraq – artifacts, it should be noted, that were stolen from the Iraqi Jewish community by the Saddam Hussein regime in Iraq and … Continue reading

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A pox on all their houses

The past week has seen events which were horrific, outrageous, perplexing and more. And besides the victims in Barcelona, there seem to be no “good guys” anywhere. I have written countless times on this blog about the vicious anti-Semitism sometimes … Continue reading

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What on earth happened between Qatar and the Arab states?

The news out of Qatar and the Gulf had us all (well, me at least) scratching our heads in mystification. What suddenly triggered the break between Saudi Arabia and Qatar? Did they only NOW discover that Qatar has been harbouring … Continue reading

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