Tag Archives: Gaza

Remembering Gush Katif 10 years after the expulsion

Today (technically the day after Tisha B’Av)  is the 10th anniversary of one of the most traumatic events in modern Israeli history: the expulsion of the Jewish citizens of the settlement bloc of Gush Katif in Gaza – euphemistically called … Continue reading

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And now the bad news: the anti-Israel ICC; terrorists released in the Shalit deal return to terror

Sadly but unsurprisingly, there has been no shortage of bad news lately and I suspect that this situation will continue. The International Criminal Court, the ICC,  has gone against all precedent and broken any kind of law rule-book, in order … Continue reading

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The Unholy Trinity: BBC, UN and Amnesty

Any reader of mine will have noticed by now the number of times I’ve mentioned the anti-Israelism and even antisemitism which motivate and inform the work of many international media outlets, numerous NGOs and of course the UN. This week, … Continue reading

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Hamas is holding 2 Israeli captives

In stunning news just released by Israeli authorities after a gag order was lifted by court order, Hamas has been holding two Israeli citizens captive for months: Two Israeli men have been held captive In Gaza, including one in the … Continue reading

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Non-surprise of the week: UN HRC condemns Israel despite military experts defence of the IDF

As I wrote a couple of weeks ago, ahead of the United Nations Human Rights Council  (UNHRC)’s investigation of Israel’s alleged “war crimes” during Operation Protective Edge last summer, Israel went the extra mile and invited a panel of international … Continue reading

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Flotilla fools’ follies fizzle and flop

Summer time, and the sailing is easy (to paraphrase the song). As was pointed out on Twitter: Another #foolishFlotilla has come to an end. Why do they always happen during the best cruising weather? — Margie in Tel Aviv (@MargieInTelAviv) … Continue reading

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