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After the Paris murders, ambivalence about Aliya

The funerals of the four Jewish victims of the terrorist attack on the Paris kosher supermarket took place in Jerusalem on Tuesday. Family and friends and Israeli political leaders delivered eulogies in a very moving ceremony which was impressively well-attended … Continue reading

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After the Paris murders: Islam and the West, and blaming the Jews

The horrific terrorist murders in Paris have led to much thinking and opining about the root causes of the attacks and Muslim hostility towards the West and the Jews.  The prime root cause in my humble opinion is Western denial … Continue reading

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1.5 million people march in Paris in anti-terror rally – accompanied by terror supporters

France took to the streets today in a rally to protest attacks on free speech and to show solidarity with the victims of last week’s Islamic terror attacks against Charlie Hebdo, the satirical magazine, and the Jewish victims murdered by … Continue reading

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4 killed in kosher supermarket attack in Paris; all terrorists are killed

The conclusion to the kosher supermarket terrorist siege (which I posted about briefly yesterday) ended badly, with the murder of four of the hostages, all Jewish men. The four Jewish victims of the supermarket attack are: Yoav Hattab, Philippe Braham, … Continue reading

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New terror attack against Jewish supermarket in Paris while police close in on Charlie Hebdo shooters

As I mentioned in my previous post I don’t usually post anything after my Good News Friday post, but these are extraordinary times.  France is turning into a war zone with multiple terror attacks taking place at the same time. … Continue reading

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Terror strikes at free speech in France

By now you will all have heard about the dreadful terrorist attack on the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris on Wednesday morning. The attack differed from the usual kind of terror attack, where terrorists open fire … Continue reading

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