Tag Archives: Italy

Let them eat dust. BDS demands: boycott Israeli water expertise

(A slightly edited version of this article was first published in the Algemeiner.) The Jerusalem Post ran an interesting piece on Friday on Israel’s Greatest Victory. This victory is not any of its military feats, stunning and miraculous as they … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Back to regular programming, last week’s holiday seems like a million miles away already. But at least it’s time for a Good News Friday installment. Starting with the Olympics, one of Israel’s bronze medallists, Judoka Yarden Gerbi, put her signed … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

As in previous weeks, I’m hardly in the mood to find any good news at all, so I hope you appreciate my mental effort in the difficult search for a light amongst the darkness. With that caveat, I present you … Continue reading

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The Administration is in denial about ISIS, its cause and effect and its strategy

In reference to the US Administration’s reluctance to accept the Islamic source of ISIS’s manifesto, it is refreshing to see that there are those in the media who are not willing to give the Administration a pass. Peggy Noonan in … Continue reading

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How brave Italians saved their Jews

Although Yom Hashoah is now past, it is always timely to learn about long-forgotten or little-known events of that period. A fascinating article at the BBC (yes, that BBC) (via Henry) sheds light on a hugely courageous Italian man who … Continue reading

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Blue Flag air drill hosted by the IAF – the largest military exercise in Israel’s history

Israel has been hosting the “Blue Flag” military exercise, the largest international air force exercise in its history this week. In an ironic twist of historical timing, one of the participating air forces was Greece – yes, that Greece, the … Continue reading

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