Tag Archives: IDF

The dysfunctional and incompetent Israeli government

The world’s media and diplomats love to paint Binyamin Netanyahu as “hardline”, Avigdor Liberman as to the right of Attila the Hun, and the cabinet in general as “the most right wing ever!“. All I can say to that is … Continue reading

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Chag Same’ach! Yom Yerushalayim 5776 – 2016

Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of Israel’s miraculous win over combined Arab forces in 1967, began last night with festive prayer services in synagogues around the country. This year we mark the 49th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After all the bad news of this week we desperately need some good news to lift our spirits, so here is my latest Good News Friday installment. With all the hypocrisy and venom that is poured out against Israel in … Continue reading

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Worrying about Israel’s “moral compass”

Ever since Deputy Chief of Staff Gen. Yair Golan warned Israel against becoming “morally corrupt”, and newly-resigned Defence Minister Moshe “Bogie” Yaalon expressed dismay at Israel’s loss of its moral compass, the world has been equally watching us with bated … Continue reading

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Yom Hazikaron 5776 – Israel’s Memorial Day 2016

Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terror, began this evening at sundown with the sound of the siren, as Israelis commemorated their fallen. Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism formally began … Continue reading

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There’s trouble brewing down south on Gaza’s border

The knifing intifada appears to be waning – for the moment at least, a testament to the IDF and the police’s counter-terror and intelligence activities. But down south on the border with Gaza, there is trouble brewing once more. Last … Continue reading

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