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Kaf Tet beNovember: 70 years since UN Resolution 181

Today 29th November, or as it is quirkily called in Hebrew “kaf tet beNovember”, is the 70th anniversary of the fateful UN Resolution 181 which aimed to partition Palestine and created a Jewish area and an Arab area.  As we … Continue reading

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The unpretty story of Priti Patel

For a change of pace, the latest Israel-related scandal to hit British politics involves the Conservatives:  Priti Patel, a Conservative MP and Secretary of State for International Development, is in hot water for having had unscheduled meetings with Israeli politicians … Continue reading

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The Netanyahu government talks out of both sides of its mouth

I was so happy when Binyamin Netanyahu was first elected Prime Minister over a decade ago. “Finally we’ll have a strong but skillful politician heading our governemnt” I thought. I must give Netanyahu credit for being especially adept at navigating … Continue reading

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The Two-State Solution is a Non-Solution 

The two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict has been around for so long that people have practically forgotten what the problem was for which this this “solution” was conceived. It surely must be clear by now that this solution is … Continue reading

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The Trump-Netanyahu Summit – a mutual admiration society

Binyamin Netanyahu met President Donald Trump yesterday in a widely anticipated and well-publicised summit, and though I missed the broadcast, my other half summed it up well in describing it as a mutual admiration society. While others might not go … Continue reading

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Alan Dershowitz rips apart BDS

I’ve posted many times about BDS as well as ways to counteract it, and I think most of us understand what it is and what it’s malign intentions are. Nevertheless it’s always good to have our views confirmed, especially by … Continue reading

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