Tag Archives: satire

The Woes of the Women’s Flotillette to Gaza

We thought that the ridiculous flotillas to Gaza had come to an end after Israel’s naval blockade of Gaza was declared legal by the UN itself. But we were wrong. The latest stunt is a women’s flotilla, henceforth named by … 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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The UN and Middle East as satire

Sometimes when reading the news one gets the strong feeling that truth is stranger than fiction, that we are living through a satire, for surely what we are reading cannot possibly be true. Alas, the truth is indeed both sad … Continue reading

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Purim Same’ach! Happy Purim!

The festival of Purim began this evening as soon as Shabbat went out. We’ve already been to shul and heard the *Megillah being read, with the ra’ashanim of various sorts – from toy gun caps to bells, whistles, rattling keys … Continue reading

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Dayeinu with a twist, from Latma

More timely Pesach fun with Latma TV,  (the English version can be found on the “English” tab on the Hebrew site, which takes you here). Latma is the brilliant Israeli satirical website, edited by, amongst others, journalist Caroline Glick and … Continue reading

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