Tag Archives: Hebron

Are the lone wolf attackers not so “lone” after all?

The “knife intifada” that has been sweeping Israel in the last 3 months, which also includes car-rammings and drive-by shootings, has been described as an unorganized revolt carried out by “lone wolf” attackers. However a certain amount of doubt has … Continue reading

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3 Israelis, an American and a Palestinian killed in 2 attacks across Israel today

After a “hiatus” in the wave of terror, in which we witnessed “only” rock and stone throwing and the odd stabbing attempt, today saw a series of vicious terror attacks which left 3 Israelis, one Jewish US citizen and a … Continue reading

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Israel announces the names of the Hamas kidnappers of the 3 teens

In very fresh news, earlier this evening the Shin Bet announced the names of the kidnappers of the three teenagers who were abducted exactly 2 weeks ago in Gush Etzion: The two alleged abductors, Amer Abu Aysha and Marwan Kawasme, … Continue reading

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The criminally inept Israeli police didn’t react to the kidnap in real time

The Israeli Police need a new chief, a new minister and a swift kick up the backside, in no particular order. Rumours have been circulating since the 3 boys were kidnapped that one of the boys called the police on … Continue reading

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No news on kidnapped boys. Palestinians celebrate

Unfortunately there is no new information about the fate of the three kidnapped boys. Their names and places of residence have now been released: A gag order on naming the trio has now been lifted. They have been identified as Eyal … Continue reading

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Antisemitism in the media – home-grown and foreign

Following the ADL’s wide-ranging report on antisemitic attitudes worldwide, it should not come as a shock to discover how these attitudes are expressed in real life. Nevertheless the following stories do disturb me greatly. I will start with home-grown antisemitism … Continue reading

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