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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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Reactions to the murder of Ali Dawabshe

Oceans of ink, rainforests of paper and gigabytes of cyberspace have been used up in the reactions by Israelis to the murder of little Ali Dawabshe. The Israeli Left has piled on to the Right, essentially blaming the entire right-wing … Continue reading

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Murder most foul

In the unlikely case that you missed the news from Israel over the past few days, there have been two cases of extreme violence in Israel committed by Israelis (as opposed to the usual multiple cases of Arab violence, of … Continue reading

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Antisemitism in the media – home-grown and foreign

Following the ADL’s wide-ranging report on antisemitic attitudes worldwide, it should not come as a shock to discover how these attitudes are expressed in real life. Nevertheless the following stories do disturb me greatly. I will start with home-grown antisemitism … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Despite the plethora of terrible news this past week, and the imminent possiblity of things becoming even worse, I still cannot allow myself to go into Shabbat without some good news. So here is this week’s Good News Friday installment. … Continue reading

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Slandering Israel – Palestinians and leftists filmed cutting down their own olive trees

Every year we hear the same story – the dastardly evil Jewish settlers cut down holy Palestinian olive trees in the middle of the olive harvest in order to steal their land*/starve them out*/destroy them economically*/etc.* (* delete where and … Continue reading

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