Tag Archives: Jordan

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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BDS and isolation of Israel is failing but we must keep up the fight

With the constant talk in the media and amongst ourselves of the perils of boycotts, BDS, delegitimization, and generally defamation of Israel, it is instructive to take note of what has been happening recently. The news is definitely not all … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

This past week was relatively quiet on the terrorism front until yesterday when three incidents took place: first, a Palestinian Authority intelligence officer (!) opened fire on an IDF checkpoint at Hizmeh, north of Jerusalem, seriously injuring one soldier and … Continue reading

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More terror updates, more incitement, and a little BDS

Here is another roundup of recent terror attacks that you might not have heard about on your local news unless you live in Israel. And even in Israel, one attack runs into another and it’s getting hard to keep track. … Continue reading

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