Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Good News before Shavuot

It’s not quite Friday as I write (though it may well be so by the time I post), but with the upcoming Shavuot festival starting straight after Shabbat, and after this week’s upsetting news, I thought it fitting to post … Continue reading

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The US withdraws from the Iran Deal; Israel’s northern border hots up

Few Middle East watchers, particularly Israelis, were surprised when President Donald Trump made his announcement on Tuesday that the US was withdrawing from the JCPOA, otherwise known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. What was particularly gratifying for Israel however was … Continue reading

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Bibi’s Iran bombshell and the Mossad’s dramatic feat

Yesterday (Monday) Binyamin Netanyahu gave advance notice that he was going to make a speech to the nation the same evening.  I admit I was a bit unnerved: I wasn’t sure if he was going to announce his resignation or … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shabbat Hagadol edition

It’s the eve of Shabbat Hagadol (lit: The Great Shabbat), the last Shabbat before Pesach, so it is fitting that we expect great news to suit the special day. Indeed there is plenty of good news to fill up this … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

The week has gone by without any postings from me for which my apologies. I will blame it on Pesach cleaning and other pressures, though I am trying to lighten my blogging load (in case you hadn’t noticed!). However I … Continue reading

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UNRWA funding cut by the US

I have written countless times about UNRWA, the UN Relief and Works Agency, which is the official UN agency for Palestinian refugees. It must be noted and stressed, for the umpteenth time, that the Palestinians are the only refugees who … Continue reading

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