Tag Archives: Egypt

#Jerusalem50: Israel’s precarious position in the lead-up to the Six Day War

Israel’s victory in the Six Day War was so complete and so sudden and so startling that, 50 years later, many people have forgotten the dire danger facing Israel in those awfully tense days. The Arabs, led by Gamal Abdel … Continue reading

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Did the US collude with others on Resolution 2334? And is Obama planning a January surprise for Israel?

Compounding Israel’s anger at the US’s abstention were the rumours, more or less confirmed, by several of the sponsors or supporters of the resolution that the US actively colluded with them to propose the resolution and then vote in favour … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

All of a sudden the days are getting shorter and Shabbat begins earlier, so my posting times for my Good News Friday posts will be earlier than they’ve been these past few months (I hope!). I start this week’s installment … Continue reading

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Arab leaders begin to realise that antisemitism holds back their societies

The Olympic Games that are still going on in Rio have been notable (or maybe pretty normal for all we know) for the several instances of overt antisemitism displayed towards the Israeli athletes by Arab or Muslim participants. It started … 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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There’s trouble brewing down south on Gaza’s border

The knifing intifada appears to be waning – for the moment at least, a testament to the IDF and the police’s counter-terror and intelligence activities. But down south on the border with Gaza, there is trouble brewing once more. Last … Continue reading

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