Tag Archives: Israel

Countering the next “peace” onslaught

There is currently a worldwide onslaught against Israeli sovereignty over parts of Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria. It makes no difference how many concessions or how many peace offers Israel has made over the years, nor how many times the Palestinians … Continue reading

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Wishing Merry Christmas to my Christian friends

Now that I’ve got all the bad news out of the way, I would like to wish all my Christian readers and friends a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. May 2016 be a year of peace, happiness and prosperity … Continue reading

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Who is fighting whom in Syria? Israel watches cautiously from the sidelines

Anyone following the news out of the Middle East nowadays is bound to be confused. In fact I wouldn’t be surprised if the governments of all the above countries were equally confused. Let’s just have a look at some recent … Continue reading

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Israel marks the exodus of Jews from Arab countries

With the world’s obsessive focus on the plight of Palestinian refugees (who are the fattest, best fed and most educated of any refugees anywhere in the world) and with the current Middle East refugee crisis swamping Europe, it is of … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A reader’s pictorial travelogue of his visit to Israel

Today is the 29th of November, the 68th anniversary of the UN’s Partition Plan for Palestine, which laid the basis for Israel’s independence. The day is known in Hebrew by a mish-mash of Hebrew numerics (with letters replacing numbers) and … Continue reading

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Who’s fighting whom in Syria?

I was planning to write about the Syrian civil war some time ago but then events in Israel overtook me.  Make no mistake, the “knife intifada” – which includes stones, rocks and car-rammings too – is still ongoing, but it’s … Continue reading

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