Tag Archives: Knesset

The Israeli government finally wakes up to BDS – no more Mr. Nice Guy

Jewish and pro-Israel activists have been battling the BDS boycott movement for years, with greater or lesser success depending on the case. The one thing that has been missing has been support from the one authority that should have been … Continue reading

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US State Department’s perfidy undermining Israeli sovereignty

I often write about “perfidious Albion”, referring to the hypocrisy and two-faced bias of Britain against Israel. But in the last few years under the Obama Administration, it is America, or more precisely the State Department, that has earned the … Continue reading

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Why is this man sitting in the Knesset?

For all that we complain about the perfidy of the British, we have a lot to learn from them when it comes to tolerating antisemitism in the ranks of their politicians. In the wake of the scandal of antisemitism in … Continue reading

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Incitement giving a tail-wind to terror

On Thursday a pair of teenage Arab girl-terrorists pulled a knife out of one of their schoolbags (!) and stabbed a security guard at the local bus station in Ramle, central Israel. Thankfully he was not badly injured, and the … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Pesach is over and with it the mad rush to clean and cook and prepare and eat and… well, you get the picture. So it’s about time I posted another Good News Friday post.🙂 This week’s installment consists of several … Continue reading

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Israeli Elections 2015: Likud’s win, and how the polls got it wrong

Since the initial exit polls came out, the final numbers have changed the results even more radically.  Some caution is still required since the “double envelop” absentee and soldiers’ vote have still not been fully counted and those could change … Continue reading

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