Tag Archives: terrorists

Guest Post: A beginner’s guide to BDS

This is both a guest post by Brian Goldfarb and cross-posted from Northwood Synagogue’s “Nu” Magazine. Here is his introduction (in blue) followed by the article: This article was written because friends who edit the magazine of Northwood Synagogue, north-west … Continue reading

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Venahafoch Hu – Turnabout is fair play (In the spirit of Purim)

One of the central themes of the upcoming Purim festival is “venahafoch hu”, lit: And it was turned about. The wicked Haman plotted to kill all the Jews, and his evil plans were turned on their head, whereby the Jews … Continue reading

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Yemen insurgency shows the danger of the lack of a coherent US Middle East strategy

In Yemen, which was not exactly a stable country let alone an advanced or democratic one, the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels have marched in and taken over in a coup that has caused an outcry in Yemen and has seen local … Continue reading

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After the Paris murders: Islam and the West, and blaming the Jews

The horrific terrorist murders in Paris have led to much thinking and opining about the root causes of the attacks and Muslim hostility towards the West and the Jews.  The prime root cause in my humble opinion is Western denial … Continue reading

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4 killed in kosher supermarket attack in Paris; all terrorists are killed

The conclusion to the kosher supermarket terrorist siege (which I posted about briefly yesterday) ended badly, with the murder of four of the hostages, all Jewish men. The four Jewish victims of the supermarket attack are: Yoav Hattab, Philippe Braham, … Continue reading

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Terror strikes at free speech in France

By now you will all have heard about the dreadful terrorist attack on the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris on Wednesday morning. The attack differed from the usual kind of terror attack, where terrorists open fire … Continue reading

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