Tag Archives: Jihad

From Tel Aviv to Orlando – head in the sand syndrome

After last week’s terrorist attack on the Sarona Market in Tel Aviv, in which 4 Israelis were killed, Tel Aviv’s mayor, Ron Huldai “clearly” understood the motivations of the terrorists and wasted no time in bestowing of his wisdom to … Continue reading

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This is a religious war, not a territorial dispute

In the aftermath of the Har Nof shul terror attack there have been some outstanding pieces in the various media on the root causes of Palestinian rejectionism.  Contrary to what most of the world believes, the Israel-Palestinian conflict is not … Continue reading

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Sudden Jihad Syndrome in London

A shocking act of sickening violence occurred today in London when two terrorists butchered a soldier in the street near his barracks in broad daylight by axing him to death with a meat cleaver. There are reports that the soldier … Continue reading

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Sinai terrorists were educated Egyptians, not Bedouins

To the surprise of many people, it now turns out that the terrorists who initiated the cross-border attack at the Israel-Egypt border a couple of weeks ago did not fit the usual profile of Sinai terrorists: they were well-educated middle-class … Continue reading

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How anti-Semitism prevents peace

Via Jewish Ideas Daily, I found this rather depressing but in-depth report on the Middle East Quarterly entitled “How anti-Semitism prevents peace”, by David Patterson, about whom: David Patterson is Hillel Feinberg Chair in Holocaust studies at the University of … Continue reading

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Osama Bin Laden is dead

On this day of Yom HaShoah we woke up to the entirely satisfactory news that Osama Bin Laden has been assassinated by American troops. Bin Laden was holed up in a two-story house 100 yards from a Pakistani military academy … Continue reading

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