Tag Archives: sovereignty

Tisha B’Av: the centrality of the Temple Mount

The fast of Tisha B’Av is over halfway gone now (Israel time) and we start to emerge from our deep mourning into a more reflective stance. Here are some interesting articles, pictures and videos in the spirit of the day … Continue reading

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Spiral of violence over Temple Mount security measures

Middle East pundits like to talk about the cycle of violence in the region, particularly in relation to the Israel-Palestinians conflict. But the truth is that the violence is not a cycle, it is a spiral, prodded and pushed and … 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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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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Hacked emails reveal: George Soros’s foundation claims to promote democracy – by undermining democracy

Ever since Wikileaks broke a few years ago, hacking scandals have become, if not boring, then almost routine. Another day, another hacked file dump it seems. But last week’s latest hacking announcement has taken the world by storm. George Soros, … Continue reading

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The loss of Jewish rights on the Temple Mount – cause and effect

I know that I go on a bit (OK, a lot) about Israeli sovereignty in Israel, including Judea and Samaria, and Jewish rights on the Temple Mount in particular, but this week the cause and effect of not enforcing our … Continue reading

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