Tag Archives: terrorism

On the 15th anniversary of the Sbarro bombing, Ben Ehrenreich publishes a love letter to the terrorists

15 years ago a Palestinian terrorist was driven to the center of Jerusalem, to the Sbarro pizza restaurant, by Ahlam Tamimi, a member of the notorious Tamimi terror clan. The terrorist blew himself up in the middle of the restaurant, … Continue reading

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Lies of Olympic proportions and other Olympian crimes against Jews

The Olympic Games are under way in Rio and as usual, Israel and the Palestinians are in the news for all the wrong reasons. Let’s start with the standard “Israeli is oppressing us” libels.  A recent iteration on the medieval … Continue reading

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The world’s gone mad – attacks all over Europe and beyond

It has come to the situation where you wake up in the morning and are scared to turn on the news for fear of hearing about yet another ISIS-inspired atrocity, a mass shooting, hostage taking or worse. Europe is under … Continue reading

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Shiva Asar B’Tammuz 5776 – time for an antisemitism update

Religious Jews the world over are marking the fast of 17th of Tammuz today (since the 17th fell on Shabbat, the fast has been deferred to today, the 18th). The fast day, from sunrise to sunset, marks the start of … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Seeing the Middle East glass half-full

This is a guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb, who puts a more optimistic light on the news from our region. At the time of writing, things aren’t that great here in the UK: Corbyn is still Leader of … Continue reading

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Labour investigates its own antisemitism, finds nothing, insults Israel and Jews

True to his promise earlier this year, following several instances of antisemitism in his party, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn commissioned an inquiry into antisemitism in the party, chaired by Shami Chakrabarti.  Sadly the investigation descended from farce into outrage and … Continue reading

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