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Gestures of support for Israel after the terror attack, but no change in EU policy

After this week’s terror attack Israelis were pleasantly surprised (if that’s the right term) and even gratified to see symbolic expressions of support extended to us from around the world. This is in stark contrast to previous attacks where, besides … Continue reading

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Wave of terrorism strikes Europe

Just when we thought it was safe to go back in the water… A string of attacks took place this evening across Europe. First, in a shocking incident, the Russian Ambassador to Turkey was murdered on live TV as he … Continue reading

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Who will rid me of this troublesome Kerry?

The answer to my rhetorical question in the title is President-elect Donald Trump. In a parting shot at his nemesis, outgoing Secretary of State John Kerry takes aim at Binyamin Netanyahu, the settlements, and Israel. His Jeremiad sounds awfully familiar, … Continue reading

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Terror attack in Jerusalem, 2 Israelis killed, Palestinians celebrate

Hardly had my previous post been published when news came in of a terror attack in Jerusalem, at the Ammunition Hill light rail station, in which two Israelis were killed and 5 injured. As more details emerge about the attack, … Continue reading

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An open letter to anti-Israel activists

I wish I could claim credit for this brilliant article but sadly I am nowhere near as eloquent as Nevet Basker, the writer of this hard-hitting open letter to “anti-Israel” activists. She points out that “pro-Palestinian” activists are anything but. … Continue reading

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Bombings and stabbing in America – but were they terrorism?

A series of apparent terror attacks took place over the weekend in the United States, although the authorities seem to be having great difficulty in pronouncing the word “terror”, let alone “Muslim”. The biggest attack took place in Chelsea, Manhattan, … Continue reading

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