Tag Archives: IDF

Non-surprise of the week: UN HRC condemns Israel despite military experts defence of the IDF

As I wrote a couple of weeks ago, ahead of the United Nations Human Rights Council  (UNHRC)’s investigation of Israel’s alleged “war crimes” during Operation Protective Edge last summer, Israel went the extra mile and invited a panel of international … Continue reading

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Flotilla fools’ follies fizzle and flop

Summer time, and the sailing is easy (to paraphrase the song). As was pointed out on Twitter: Another #foolishFlotilla has come to an end. Why do they always happen during the best cruising weather? — Margie in Tel Aviv (@MargieInTelAviv) … Continue reading

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The UNHRC publishes its Schabas Charade

When William Schabas resigned from the UNHRC Commission of Inquiry into “Israel’s war crimes” (OK, that wasn’t the exact title of the commission of inquiry but it might as well have been, because that was their aim and that is … Continue reading

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Will Israel help the Syrian Druze?

The Druze citizens of Israel are brave, loyal citizens who also volunteer in large numbers for service in the IDF, with many reaching high levels of command. They live mostly in the Galilee and on the Golan Heights. In the … Continue reading

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Israel went too far to protect Gaza civilians

Once again, the above headline reads like a parody. Only, unlike my previous post, this one is deadly serious. The International Criminal Court (ICC) is  preparing to send a team to investigate the IDF for alleged war crimes during Operation … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I haven’t posted a Good News Friday installment for a while, what with travelling and then chagim, so it’s a pleasant change  to return to my (almost) regular Friday spot. This week’s post starts with the three amazing, courageous mothers … Continue reading

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