Tag Archives: Israel

Israel’s 70th birthday! Chag Atzma’ut Same’ach!

This year is no ordinary Independence Day. Israel has turned 70 tonight! Who would have thought, 70 years ago when the country was on the brink of extermination by its enemies as soon as it was born, that a mere … Continue reading

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Yom Hazikaron 5778 – Israel’s Memorial Day 2018

Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terror, began last night at sundown with the sound of the siren, as Israelis commemorated their fallen. Israelis commemorated the country’s 26,780 fallen soldiers and terror victims Tuesday, bowing … Continue reading

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Iran and Syria are playing with fire in northern Israel

While we were sleeping on Friday night an Iranian drone invaded Israeli airspace. Israel shot the drone down and then went on the attack against Iranian air positions in Syria. The Syrians opened massive anti-aircraft fire against Israeli jets, causing … Continue reading

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Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to Israel

Earlier this week the American Vice President Mike Pence and his wife arrived in Israel on an official two-day visit, and it was a roaring success. I will take the liberty of quoting from the wonderful journalist and commentator Arlene … Continue reading

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Wishing Merry Christmas to my Christian friends

I would like to wish all my Christian readers and friends a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. May 2018 be a year of peace, happiness and prosperity for all of us. Christmas is celebrated somewhat differently in Israel to … Continue reading

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The unpretty story of Priti Patel

For a change of pace, the latest Israel-related scandal to hit British politics involves the Conservatives:  Priti Patel, a Conservative MP and Secretary of State for International Development, is in hot water for having had unscheduled meetings with Israeli politicians … Continue reading

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