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Slandering Israel – who cares about the inconvenient truth?

Last week the UK’s Independent ran an extremely nasty hit-piece on Israel, claiming that Israel deliberately cut off water supplies to a Palestinian town during Ramadan, purely for the sheer sadistic pleasure in it.  The Israellycool blog was all over … Continue reading

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UN denies accreditation to press freedom NGO – for all the wrong reasons

(A slightly edited version of this article was first published last week in the Algemeiner under a different headline.) An interesting news item caught my eye the other day. The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) was denied press credentials at … Continue reading

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Worrying about Israel’s “moral compass”

Ever since Deputy Chief of Staff Gen. Yair Golan warned Israel against becoming “morally corrupt”, and newly-resigned Defence Minister Moshe “Bogie” Yaalon expressed dismay at Israel’s loss of its moral compass, the world has been equally watching us with bated … Continue reading

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One killed, several injured as another wave of terror sweeps Israel – and the headlines fail again

After a period of relative calm, in which there were “only” minor stabbing, shooting or car-ramming attempts , which “only” injured Israelis, today (Tuesday) saw a serious escalation in 3 separate terror attacks. It started in my hometown of Petach … Continue reading

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The perverse anti-Israel reflex of the international media indicates deep moral rot

Following the terror attack at Shaar Shechem (Damascus Gate) yesterday, in which Hadar Cohen Hy’d was killed, we saw the same old anti-Israel bias in the perverted headlines of some of the international press. Despite the fact that some of … Continue reading

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Ban Ki Moon and the New York Times pile on against Israel

In an earlier post I quoted Arlene Kushner who talked about UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon’s outrageous assertion that Palestinians are stabbing Israeli civilians, throwing rocks and firebombs, and even shooting, because of “frustration at the ongoing occupation and … Continue reading

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