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The US withdraws from the Iran Deal; Israel’s northern border hots up

Few Middle East watchers, particularly Israelis, were surprised when President Donald Trump made his announcement on Tuesday that the US was withdrawing from the JCPOA, otherwise known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. What was particularly gratifying for Israel however was … Continue reading

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Huge missile strike on Syria: did Israel do it?

The answer to the above question is: I blooming well hope so! The strike was so big that it caused a minor earthquake! Let’s go to the story: Missile strikes against Syrian regime forces in the central province of Hama … Continue reading

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Trump decertifies the Iran deal

After the festivals were over we were greeted with the very good news that President Donald Trump had announced that he was not going to recertify the JCPOA – the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly known as “the Iran … Continue reading

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Israel in the Middle East – piggy in the middle

Israel is getting caught in the middle of intra-Arab feuds as well as the international rivalries playing out between Iran/Russia/Assad and the USA/Syrian rebels. The “playing field” is becoming increasingly perilous and we have to be constantly alert to the … Continue reading

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Terror strikes again – in Eilat and Petach Tikva

Two of the more unlikely places in Israel to fall victim to terror attacks found themselves the target this week. The first attack, on Wednesday, was claimed by ISIS who fired missiles into Eilat. They were immediately shot down by … Continue reading

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Our visit to Sderot and the Emunah Trauma Center

On Monday I travelled to Sderot with a group of friends from my local chapter of Emunah (the National Religious Women’s Organization). We wanted to see the Emunah-funded trauma center and, as inquisitive and curious Israeli citizens, we also wished … Continue reading

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