Tag Archives: Hamas

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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After the Paris murders: Islam and the West, and blaming the Jews

The horrific terrorist murders in Paris have led to much thinking and opining about the root causes of the attacks and Muslim hostility towards the West and the Jews.  The prime root cause in my humble opinion is Western denial … Continue reading

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Midweek Schadenfreude

I know the Torah tells us not to rejoice at the downfall of our enemies, but it’s very hard not to feel at least slightly gleeful at the misfortunes of our worst enemies. So, in the hope that I’ll be … 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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The European Union loses its collective mind as the diplomatic onslaught on Israel continues

The EU has finally gone and done it. They have gone over the edge and not only recognized the non-existent “state” of “Palestine”, but they’ve removed Hamas from their list of terror organizations. Then they go ahead and claim that … 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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