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- Chag Same’ach – Shvi’i shel Pesach, the 7th day of Passover
- Guest Post: If It’s darkest just before the dawn, why is it so light out there?
- Chag Kasher Vesame’ach – Happy Pesach!
- Good News Thursday – pre-Pesach edition
- Terror returns to Jerusalem: 21 hurt in bus bombing
- The loss of Jewish rights on the Temple Mount – cause and effect
- Good News Friday – Shabbat Hagadol edition
- Speaking truth to power: Hillel Neuer at the UNHRC; a Saudi TV host criticises Islam
- The occupation that isn’t
- Why is this man sitting in the Knesset?
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Tag Archives: Gush Katif
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
My apologies for posting so late. Yesterday we had no electricity, no internet (not related problems!) and a close member of the family rushed to hospital all more or less simultaneously. (And it was our wedding anniversary according to the … Continue reading
Ariel Sharon was not a man about whom you could be neutral. You either loved him or hated him; idolised him or demonised him. When he did good, he was excellent. When he did bad, he was beyond contempt. I … Continue reading
The fast of Tisha Be’Av, the 9th day of the month of Av, the saddest day in the Jewish calendar, has begun this evening. As I wrote in a previous Tisha Be’Av post: The fast commemorates the destruction of both … Continue reading
When considering Operation Pillar of Cloud, and the Israel-Gaza crisis in general, it is helpful to consider “how did we get from there to here?”. To me it seems obvious that the “original sin” was the withdrawal (aka “Disengagement” or … Continue reading
The eviction/evacuation of the residents of Bet El’s Ulpana neighbourhood is under way at this moment, and it appears that it is proceeding peacefully. (via ToI): The evacuation of five homes from the Givat Ulpana illegal outpost began as planned … Continue reading