Tag Archives: Hadar Goldin

Israel and Turkey restore relations – peace in our time?

On reading the terms under which Israel and Turkey are to restore diplomatic relations today I felt I ought to title this piece by paraphrasing Neville Chamberlain: “I have here a piece of paper…”. Let’s start with the terms of … 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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Lt. Hadar Goldin declared dead by the IDF, his funeral to be announced at a later stage

After Shabbat I nervously turned on the news and was dismayed to hear that the cabinet was discussing a pullout of troops from Gaza and the drawing to an end of Operation Protective Edge (to be discussed in a later … Continue reading

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IDF soldier Lt. Hadar Goldin, feared kidnapped by Hamas

The news out of Gaza and the border area is so bad that I’ve abandoned my Good News Friday post. Maybe next week we’ll be in a better mood to hear cheerful news. The 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire held barely 2 … Continue reading

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