Tag Archives: terrorism

For in every generation they rise up to destroy us

Two separate acts, committed at opposite ends of the world by two separate people joined by one motivating factor – hatred of Jews and the desire to kill them – threw those words from the Vehi She’amda poem in the … Continue reading

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Doing what’s good for Israel – Naftali Bennett’s stability initiative

Economy Minister Naftali Bennett (from the Bayit Yehudi party)  is proving to be an inventive and pro-active lawmaker and minister who has come up with several interesting ideas for improving Israel’s domestic problems as well as its international status. He … Continue reading

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Counter-terrorism updates

The IDF has achieved a couple of successful strikes against Palestinian terrorism in recent days. The first occurred at the weekend when IDF soldiers uncovered a huge tunnel  (yet another one) – leading from Gaza hundreds of meters into Israel. … Continue reading

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Negotiating peace under the threat of boycotts and violence

Another way of wording my headline would be “an offer that Israel can’t afford to refuse – for the sake of its own health”. Or we could just call it “Don Corleone rides again”. It seems quite incredible that no … Continue reading

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The mystery of the exploding safe and other unexplained weapons

What if a diplomat was blown to bits in the middle of Europe and no one reacted? Did he really die? This conundrum was posed last week when the Palestinian envoy to the Czech Republic was killed in an explosion … Continue reading

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Checkpoints: the price of peace

The necessity of checkpoints within Israel and between Israel and Palestinian-controlled territory has been discussed many times before. I posted a video on that subject over two years ago, and sadly nothing has changed. The following video (via Andreas Fagerbakke‘s … Continue reading

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