Tag Archives: light rail

A win and a loss in Israeli counter-terrorism

Yesterday Israel saw two dramatic terror incidents either thwarted or failed – both of which ended without incident but which had huge potential for disaster. The first incident was an attempted bombing of the Jerusalem Light Rail. The Times of … Continue reading

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First the bad news, then the good

As a public service to my readers, here is a (partial) list of the latest terror attacks committed by Palestinians against Israelis in the past week. You can be quite sure that unlike the arson attack in Duma in which … Continue reading

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Terror attack by vehicle in Jerusalem – 3-month old baby killed

As if predicted by my previous post, a Palestinian terrorist with previous form drove his car directly into a group of people waiting at the Ammunition Hill light rail stop, killing a 3-month old baby and injuring several others. A … Continue reading

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The battle for Jerusalem

Jerusalem has been under fire, both literally and diplomatically, for a long while now, but in recent weeks the situation has deteriorated sharply.  If the authorities, i.e Binyamin Netanyahu and his Public Security Minister Yitzchak Aharanovitch don’t get matters in … Continue reading

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Guardian story on the Jerusalem light rail is an excuse to bash Israel

Harriet Sherwood has produced a seemingly innocuous article about the Jerusalem light rail and the diversity of passengers who ride in it. This could have been the perfect way to show how Israel is not an apartheid society, but as … Continue reading

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French court sees the truth where others can’t: Israel is not illegally occupying land

In a fantastic win for Israel and her supporters, and a devastating reversal for the BDS lunatics, who have used intense efforts to get Veolia to withdraw from building the light rail line in Jerusalem, a French appeals court has … Continue reading

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