Tag Archives: terrorism

Tisha B’Av 2017- 5777

The fast of Tisha Be’Av, the 9th day of the month of Av, began tonight and will end tomorrow night at sundown. It is the saddest day in the Jewish calendar. As I wrote in a previous Tisha Be’Av post: … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It has been a devastating week and it is hard even to think of writing any good news. Added to that, this Shabbat is Shabbat Hazon, the saddest Shabbat of the year, preceding Tisha B’Av which falls on Tuesday. The … Continue reading

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Israel capitulates on metal detectors, Palestinians insist on remaining humiliated

First, a quick recap of previous days events, showing how one event led to the next: Three Palestinian terrorists opened fire from within the Temple Mount (Al-Aqsa) complex and shot dead two Israeli policemen. Israel closed the Temple Mount to … Continue reading

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Al-Aqsa blood libel leads to violence in Jerusalem, London and Amman

The round of violence that began over a week ago with the murder of two Israeli policemen on the Temple Mount escalated over the following days, with riots in Jerusalem and then spreading throughout Arab communities in Israel, and culminating … Continue reading

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Terror on Shabbat: Israeli family massacred in Halamish

The news after Shabbat was the worst possible kind. On Friday night, an Israeli family celebrating the birth of a new grandson were brutally massacred by a Palestinian terrorist who entered their home and stabbed 3 of them to death, … 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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