Tag Archives: Gaza

Rocket barrage in the south – three Israelis hurt as house suffers a direct hit in Sderot

It was only to be expected. Our stupid, cowardly, lily-livered “government” have been negotiating with Hamas (Hamas! Unbelievable!) to arrange a truce, so what do Hamas do? They shoot across the border of course, and fire off yet another huge … Continue reading

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A long hot summer on Israel’s borders

The situation on Israel’s major borders is so volatile that it looks like we’re in for a long hot summer in more ways than one. The South Let’s have a quick look at the smouldering southern border with Gaza, via … Continue reading

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Tisha B’Av 5778 (2018)

Since the 9th day of Av fell yesterday, on Shabbat when we do not mourn, the fast itself was deferred to today, beginning last night at sundown and finishing at sundown tonight. Tisha Be’Av, the 9th day of the month … Continue reading

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Escalation in the south: Hamas fires 200 rockets at Israel over Shabbat, IDF targets incendiary kite-launchers

While those of us lucky enough to live in the centre or north of the country enjoyed a pleasant Shabbat, other Israelis were not so lucky. The residents of the south, in the Gaza “envelope”, spent most of Friday night … Continue reading

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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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Good News Friday

While we’re still basking in the reflected glory of Prince William’s historic royal visit to Israel, there were a couple of additional items I found which I thought suitable for this week’s Good News Friday post. First, we have a … Continue reading

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