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Israel’s democracy is being subverted and undermined

In a stunning, recently aired interview, the former Director of the Mossad Meir Dagan, posthumously took to the airwaves to slam Binyamin Netanyahu for bringing about the Iran deal. Even the interviewer, not known for her affection for Netanyahu or … Continue reading

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The Left and its “anti-Zionism-not-antisemitism problem”

Before I start I want to make clear, in case the sarcasm in my headline doesn’t come through clearly, that I consider anti-Zionism to be indeed antisemitism. Following yesterday’s post on Labour’s woes with its anti-Zionist-not-antisemitic members, today too, two … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn: bad for the Jews, bad for Britain too?

In an ominous sign for the New Year, last weekend the worst happened and the execrable Jeremy Corbyn, that “not an antisemitic bone in his body” British MP with an unusual penchant for anti-Semitic “friends” – the likes of Hamas,  … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn, the Left, and its antisemitism problem

The hitherto almost-unknown British Labour MP and backbencher Jeremy Corbyn has surged ahead in the Labour elections for a new leader, and to the establishment’s surprise and utter horror, it looks like he will become the new leader. I wrote … Continue reading

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The Six Day War: myths, facts and legalities

The 48th anniversary of the Six Day War was marked in Israel a few weeks ago on Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, and it’s civil anniversary, June 10th, was noted in several press reports both in Israel and overseas. As the … Continue reading

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How the media got the Israeli elections so wrong

Beyond the embarrassingly erroneous polls, both pre-election and exit polls, that predicted a loss for Netanyahu and the Likud, the media itself lent a hand to these incorrect numbers by consistently reading Israel wrong: its society, its culture and its … Continue reading

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