Tag Archives: Palestinians

The terror continues: double murder in the Old City of Jerusalem

We thought things couldn’t get worse after the murder of Naama and Rabbi Eitam Henkin Hy”d on Thursday. We were wrong. This Shabbat has seen another wave of Arab terrorism, including the shooting of children sleeping in sukkahs around Israel, … Continue reading

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Disaster on Sukkot – Israeli couple murdered in front of their children

I know I had stated my intention to write only good news during Sukkot (and believe me, there is plenty of bad news out there, from Russia’s meddling in Syria, to ISIS, to Iran, to the UN’s hostility, and everything … Continue reading

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A different Palestinian perspective on Israel, BDS, and human rights

The media are full of bad news, but as much as possible I shall try to stick to good or positive news over the Sukkot holiday. There’s plenty of time to catch up afterwards. Today’s relatively good news relates to … Continue reading

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Netanyahu finds his backbone in confronting Palestinian violence

Last week I wondered whether Binyamin Netanyahu was getting more serious about fighting the growing terrorism in Jerusalem, on the Temple Mount, and elsewhere in Israel.  Amongst the measures proposed were the relaxation of the rules of engagement of the … Continue reading

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Is Netanyahu finally getting serious about tackling Palestinian terrorism?

The low-level Palestinian terrorism that has been plaguing Israelis for years, particularly firebombings, shootings and stonings have been documented on this blog and elsewhere innumerable times; similarly the ongoing destruction – under the guise of “youthful vandalism” – of the Jewish … Continue reading

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Compare and contrast: the attitudes of the White House and Arab journalists towards Israel

As I wrote in an earlier post, the politics of the new Middle East is making the strangest bedfellows and the unlikeliest adversaries.  The US Administration is actively distancing itself from Israel, and even slandering it.  (I covered Obama and … Continue reading

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