Tag Archives: right-wing

Is Erdogan going to help Geert Wilders get elected in Holland?

While we were out celebrating Purim, a different kind of “nahafoch hu” – a topsy turvy event – was occurring in Holland. It all started when Turkish President, in his bid to turn himself into a modern-day Sultan, has been … Continue reading

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Self-flagellation, hypocrisy and double standards in the Duma arson case

In my post on the arrest of Jewish suspects in the Duma arson-murder, there was a slightly heated discussion in the comments about the perpetrators, the numbers of their supporters, and whether Israel has done or is doing enough to … Continue reading

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Israeli elections: who is the likely winner?

After my depressing last post, it was slightly heartening to read some differing views without the usual vituperation on who the pundits think the likely winner of the elections will be. It is also rather educational to learn about how … Continue reading

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