Tag Archives: Jordan

#Jerusalem50: Israel’s precarious position in the lead-up to the Six Day War

Israel’s victory in the Six Day War was so complete and so sudden and so startling that, 50 years later, many people have forgotten the dire danger facing Israel in those awfully tense days. The Arabs, led by Gamal Abdel … Continue reading

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Turkish incitement and Jordanian chutzpah

We Jews are losing our ownership of the term “chutzpah”. Where the Jews used it as a survival mechanism or in a humorous way in order to relieve their  bleak oppression in the Diaspora, the Arabs have refined it in … Continue reading

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Let’s debunk the Nakba lies

This Sunday, the 15th of May, was “Nakba Day”, or “Disaster Day” if you want to translate from the Arabic. The Arabs instituted it as their answer to Israel’s Independence Day and mark it on the civil calendar date, as … Continue reading

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The occupation that isn’t

Mention the word “occupation” in polite society and the immediate association is Israel’s liberation Judea and Samaria from the illegal occupation of the Arabs, aka the “Israeli illegal occupation of the West Bank”.  This meme is so ingrained that even … 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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Assault on Jewish religious rights: Israeli synagogue burned in arson attack; Jordan attacks expansion of Kotel prayer area

A small makeshift synagogue was completely burned together with its holy contents of prayer books and other items in what has been confirmed as an arson attack. Yet the world remains silent, mainly because it has hardly reported anywhere outside … Continue reading

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