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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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Chutzpah of the week: Iran? Russia? The ICC?

The week has barely started but I think it is safe to announce the candidates for this week’s Chutzpah of the Week Award. (No, this is not a regular occurrence on this blog even though the daily news provides us … Continue reading

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UPDATED: 2 soldiers killed in Hezbollah attack on IDF patrol on the Lebanese border

UPDATED: 2 soldiers were killed in the attack.ברוך דיין אמת Breaking news from the north of Israel: an Israeli patrol near the Lebanese border came under anti-tank missile fire from over the border. Seven IDF soldiers have been reported as … Continue reading

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Iran’s nukes, sanctions that don’t bite, Obama’s incompetence and Netanyahu’s visit to Washington

Iran has been playing America for a fool for a long time now in respect of their nuclear program, while the Obama Administration has tacitly permitted this. This has now reached a stage where the Americans are so fed up … Continue reading

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Almost good news – terrorists and weapons captured

I usually try to post only good news on Fridays, but I feel the following items need to be posted today and not wait till after Shabbat. Yesterday we learned that the Israel police uncovered a massive weapons cache headed … Continue reading

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Gaza war update: 4 year old Israeli boy killed by mortar, several Israeli civilians injured

With all the fanfare about Hamas’s missiles and rockets it’s easy to overlook the danger of mortars, which seem to be little more than glorified stones – until they hit someone.  In fact as many soldiers were injured or killed … Continue reading

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