Tag Archives: Judea and Samaria

Shalom Kita Aleph

Yesterday, 1st of September, was the beginning of the Israeli school year, and it is a very exciting, almost festive day – not just because parents (and grandparents!) are glad to hand their offspring back to the tender care of … Continue reading

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BDS and anti-“occupation” = anti-Zionism = anti-Jewish bigotry

The modern-day Jew-haters, particularly the Europeans, who disguise their racism as anti-Israelism – or, to be more specific, anti-settlerism (to coin a new phrase), or anti-Likudism for that matter, and who declare themselves horrified and offended to be labelled “antisemitic” … Continue reading

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Reactions to the murder of Ali Dawabshe

Oceans of ink, rainforests of paper and gigabytes of cyberspace have been used up in the reactions by Israelis to the murder of little Ali Dawabshe. The Israeli Left has piled on to the Right, essentially blaming the entire right-wing … Continue reading

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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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Latest terrorism update

While the world worries about ISIS and Israel worries about Iran (as well as ISIS and Hamas and Hezbollah), the “low-level” Palestinian intifada against Israel has been gradually notching up a level. In the week since I last posted, there … Continue reading

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Boycotting the boycotters: anti-BDS legislation wins the day

Following on from the previous post by Brian about the origins of BDS, it is important to keep things in proportion. Despite the outrageous nature of the motives of BDS (it basically boils down to antisemitism), and notwithstanding their self-promotion … Continue reading

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