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Palestinian violence not so spontaneous after all

The latest outbreak of Palestinian violence around Israel looks on the surface to have been a spontaneous eruption of anger in response to any number of perceived Israeli misdeeds: in particular the growing movement to demand Jewish prayer rights on … Continue reading

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Can we call it an intifada yet?

Countless riots, stone-throwing, molotov cocktail tossing and general violence and mayhem have been sweeping the Palestinian and Arab-Israeli streets in the last few weeks, with the flames of hatred kept alive and constantly stoked by virulent propaganda from our “moderate” … Continue reading

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The battle for Jerusalem

Jerusalem has been under fire, both literally and diplomatically, for a long while now, but in recent weeks the situation has deteriorated sharply.  If the authorities, i.e Binyamin Netanyahu and his Public Security Minister Yitzchak Aharanovitch don’t get matters in … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge Day 18 – another casualty, more rockets, Islamic Jihad leaders targeted

We’re now halfway into the 18th day of Operation Protective Edge and the 8th day of the ground operation. Here’s a quick summary which I won’t update until after Shabbat unless something very dramatic happens before Shabbat. Day 18 … … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge Day 17: FAA flight ban rescinded, President Rivlin sworn in; Gaza school hit , Palestinians riot in Jerusalem

Thursday was the 17th day of Operation Protective Edge and the 7th day of the ground operation (I think. It’s becoming hard to keep count). The salient incidents of the day were as follows: The FAA ban on flying in … Continue reading

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The disproportionate hatred of Israel

This post was originally going to be yet another article about media bias against Israel, but as I began compiling links it dawned on me (my brain is on a go-slow through internet-overload) that this media bias is but a … Continue reading

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