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Escalation in the south: Hamas fires 200 rockets at Israel over Shabbat, IDF targets incendiary kite-launchers

While those of us lucky enough to live in the centre or north of the country enjoyed a pleasant Shabbat, other Israelis were not so lucky. The residents of the south, in the Gaza “envelope”, spent most of Friday night … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

I can’t believe it’s Friday again, time for another Good News Friday post. Let’s start with some very important good news from the northern border where Israel’s humanitarian Good Neighbour project has gone into overdrive with the influx fo tens … Continue reading

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The violation of Israeli human rights by arson and missiles, and the silence of the international media

While the HRC and the international media are concerning themselves with the self-imposed plight of the Palestinians, particularly in Gaza, it has shown no sympathy for Israeli human rights which are violated daily in the South (as well as elsewhere … Continue reading

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Ceasefire, my foot! We cease, they fire

An informal ceasefire was reached between Israel and Hamas before the weekend. But as we have come to learn from bitter experience, “ceasefire” means “we cease, they fire” – and in this case “fire” means both rockets and literally, shooting … Continue reading

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Israel walks a tightrope in Syria between Iran and Russia

While rockets and flaming kites are continuing to rain down over our southern border, it’s worth a look at what has been happening on the other side of our other major border in the north. Politics makes strange bedfellows, and … Continue reading

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Here we go again: over 25 mortars fired at Israel from Gaza

Hamas and its allies are just looking for trouble. The border area is still simmering, with peaceful protests violent riots still taking place every Friday by terrorists determined to break through into Israel and kill Israelis. In addition, last night … Continue reading

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