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The Israel-bashers (and a surprising defence)

I present you here with some media clips in which we hear the same old same old  – Israel-bashing from the usual suspects. First, UN Watch brings us William Schabas, the biased official who was forced to step down as … Continue reading

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Good News to start the week

I missed posting a Good News Friday post so let’s start the week with some good news instead. The most important piece of good news is that there is a slight improvement in the health of Yehuda Glick who was … Continue reading

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The British Parliament’s vote to recognize “the Palestinian State”

I’m reluctant to post bad news on erev Chag, but I didn’t get around to this yesterday and I don’t want to ignore the issue. On Monday the British Parliament took time out from its domestic woes – the NHS … Continue reading

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Money aplenty for reconstructing Gaza but no money to fight Ebola

After Israel’s defensive war this summer against Hamas, the world as usual is in a great hurry to help the Palestinians reconstruct the damage to Gaza, and no matter how much Mahmoud Abbas promises to be transparent in the handling … Continue reading

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Latest Antisemitism News – Updated

Here is a round-up of assorted antisemitic incidents that have taken place around the world in the last couple of weeks. Update: From yesterday’s Times of Israel: Pig’s heads sent to Rome synagogue and the Israeli embassy in Rome. From … Continue reading

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After UK intervention is voted down, only the French will ally with America?!

The news overtook me as I was writing my earlier post about the possible blowback on Israel from an American and Allied attack on Syria. Overnight we learned that the House of Commons (the British Parliament) voted No and rejected … Continue reading

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