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Chag Atzma’ut Same’ach! Happy 68th Independence Day Israel!

It’s Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, and, as remarked upon by both local and foreign observers, the country swings in a schizophrenic kind of way from the mourning, sorrow and remembrance of Yom Hazikaron to the flag-waving patriotism and general … Continue reading

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Despite it all – Good News Friday

This is getting to be a habit, writing a Good News Friday post after a terrible week in which Israelis have been killed and injured by bloodthirsty murderous Palestinian terrorists, aided and abetted by a willing international media, and diplomats … Continue reading

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BDS fails of the month

Despite the noise and publicity generated by the BDS anti-Israel and antisemitic boycott campaign, it’s important to keep in mind that in fact the boycott movement has made little to no headway in isolating Israel or damaging its economy. Following … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – War edition

Israel is still under fire since Hamas broke the ceasefire on Tuesday, and the IDF is attacking back, picking off Hamas’s commanders and targeting terror infrastructure, rocket launchers etc. The south of Israel has been under an intense rocket assault … Continue reading

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Israel-India ties warm up with election of Narendra Modi

With the deterioration of Israel-US ties under the Obama Administration,  against the background of nasty smears and insinuations against Israel of espionage (with more Israel-bashing emanated over the weekend from special envoy Martin Indyk) and accusations against Israel’s settlement-building policy … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s time for another dose of Good News Friday. My first item today is another amazing advance from Israel’s vaunted bio-med sector: An Israeli company grows new bones from patients’ fat! … while repairing bones with casts or synthetic or … Continue reading

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