Tag Archives: IDF

Guest Post: If It’s darkest just before the dawn, why is it so light out there?

This is another guest post by Brian Goldfarb, who casts his characteristically optimistic  worldview on recent events and shows us that things are really not as bad as we are being led to believe by the media. This is certainly … Continue reading

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Good News Thursday – pre-Pesach edition

Since tomorrow is erev Pesach, I won’t be posting my usual Good News Friday installment. Instead I decided to give you a pre-Pesach boost today with a slightly earlier Good News post. My first item is a delightful article by … Continue reading

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The rush to judgement and trial by (biased) media

The IDF has a central ethic of never abandoning a soldier in the field, however badly he is wounded. But on Saturday in Hebron, the moral equivalent of such an abandonment occurred. It all started when 2 terrorists attacked and … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s Shushan Purim today, the day after “regular” Purim, when the festival is celebrated in Jerusalem and other cities which were walled in the time of Joshua, so it is all the more appropriate to post a Good News Friday … Continue reading

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Breaking the Silence on Breaking the Silence

The foreign-funded NGO Breaking the Silence (BtS) is a pernicious organization dedicated to slandering and besmirching the good name of the IDF. It goes around the world levelling accusations against the IDF, accusing it of human rights abuses against Palestinian … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Apologies for the lateness of this post. I almost didn’t write it: a combination of the terrible news from yesterday, my friend Jane z”l’s 2nd yahrzeit, all combined with a rotten cold was almost enough to make me back out. … Continue reading

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