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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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The settlements bill and judicial overreach

The destruction of Amona was the price that the Israeli settlement enterprise agreed to pay in order to legalise and regulate the status of all the other settlements and outposts. The deal was a kind of plea bargain for want … Continue reading

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Amona betrayed

I have been watching the TV and listening to the radio all day with a growing sick feeling in my stomach, as anger, fury and frustration overtook my feelings of sadness as the community of Amona was evacuated and destroyed. … Continue reading

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The Trump era begins in the Middle East

Donald Trump entered the White House last Friday and already we here in Israel are feeling the refreshing change in climate. Let’s start with the fact that in his inaugural speech Trump vowed to unite the world against terrorism, and … Continue reading

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The Paris Piece Conference

While the Paris Peace Piece Conference’s aims were ostensibly to bring about peace between Israel and the Palestinians, it was quite clear from the start that its only intention was to make Israel give up a piece of this and … Continue reading

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