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Ken Livingstone resigns from Labour, letting Corbyn off the hook

Former London Mayor “Red” Ken Livingstone has had his name immortalized as the chief proponent of the “Livingstone formulation“,as described by David Hirsh: It is a means of refusing to engage with an accusation of antisemitism; instead it reflects back … Continue reading

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The US is interfering in Israel’s elections despite Obama’s ostensible “reluctance”

One of the prime reasons given by President Barack Obama for his objection to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s upcoming speech to Congress about the dangers of a deal with Iran and his further refusal to meet with Netanyahu is that … Continue reading

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The British Parliament’s vote to recognize “the Palestinian State”

I’m reluctant to post bad news on erev Chag, but I didn’t get around to this yesterday and I don’t want to ignore the issue. On Monday the British Parliament took time out from its domestic woes – the NHS … Continue reading

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The twisted logic of Anti-semites

Two incidents in recent days, one minor and one making rather a louder splash, highlight the twisted logic that anti-Semites have to use in order to make any sense of their anti-Jewish conspiracy theories. The first incident, (via Mum) which … Continue reading

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Why Bayit Yehudi threatens Likud Beitenu

The Israeli general elections are almost upon us and the dirty tricks campaigns are in high gear from all sides with vandalism of election posters and hacking into party computers taking place, besides the regular bad-mouthing of political adversaries. Tensions … Continue reading

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More political shenanigans in Israel: Tzippi Livni starts yet another new party

As if Israel had a dearth of political parties and all it needed to make things right was just one more, Tzippi Livni has launched a new party in time for the upcoming elections. Former Kadima leader Tzipi Livni on Tuesday … Continue reading

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