Tag Archives: Gaza

Zionism is not a dirty word. Let us reclaim the narrative

Anyone who swims in the murky waters of the internet and the lower reaches of social media will have come across anti-Israel “activists” – antisemites by any other name – who take great delight in calling anyone who defends Israel … Continue reading

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Starting the week with a bang

In fact the “bang” started already at the end of the week just past with a rather large bang at the end of Independence Day, as a rocket launched from Gaza exploded in the area around Sderot. Thankfully there were … Continue reading

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William Schabas resigns from UN’s anti-Israel Gaza inquiry

Finally! Some great news from the UN – William Schabas, the head of the kangaroo court known as the Schabas Commission, the commission of inquiry established by the Human Rights Wrongs Council to investigate Israel’s war crimes in Gaza during … Continue reading

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Once again the NYT’s Roger Cohen wants to save Israel from itself

For a long time now I’ve refrained from fisking New York Times’ articles and opinion pieces about Israel because they are either so anti-Israel, or so ignorant as to be irrelevant and even self-defeating in that they just provoke the … Continue reading

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Matti Friedman’s analysis of AP’s biased reporting and their boycott of NGO Monitor

Former AP journalist Matti Friedman, who wrote a blistering essay in the summer about AP’s anti-Israel bias, has hit it out of the ball park once again with another long report in The Atlantic online magazine. This time Friedman’s focus … Continue reading

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Outrages and double standards of the week

Yes, I know the week has barely started but a whole bunch of items caught my attention, and the common thread running through them all is the outrage they stirred up in me, whether for their hypocrisy, their falsehoods or … Continue reading

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