Tag Archives: Jerusalem

Tisha B’Av 5775 – 2015

Since the 9th day of Av fell yesterday, on Shabbat when we do not mourn, the fast itself was deferred to today, beginning last night at sundown and finishing at sundown tonight. Tisha Be’Av, the 9th day of the month … Continue reading

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Videos for Erev Tisha B’Av

Although it is nearly Shabbat, this is not the time for a Good News Friday installment, since today is the day before Tisha B’Av. This year, since the 9th of Av falls on Shabbat, the fast day itself will only … Continue reading

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The Unholy Trinity: BBC, UN and Amnesty

Any reader of mine will have noticed by now the number of times I’ve mentioned the anti-Israelism and even antisemitism which motivate and inform the work of many international media outlets, numerous NGOs and of course the UN. This week, … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After the week that has just gone past it’s very hard to find any good news to write about at all.   However a short scan of the press and social media rarely fails me, so here is another Good … Continue reading

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Terror strikes again

On Friday afternoon a Palestinian terrorist opened fire in cold blood and at point blank range shot dead Danny Gonen HY’D, a 25-year old Israeli hiker, and wounded his friend. The man who was killed in Friday’s shooting attack near … Continue reading

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The Six Day War: myths, facts and legalities

The 48th anniversary of the Six Day War was marked in Israel a few weeks ago on Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, and it’s civil anniversary, June 10th, was noted in several press reports both in Israel and overseas. As the … Continue reading

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