Tag Archives: terrorists

And now the bad news: the anti-Israel ICC; terrorists released in the Shalit deal return to terror

Sadly but unsurprisingly, there has been no shortage of bad news lately and I suspect that this situation will continue. The International Criminal Court, the ICC,  has gone against all precedent and broken any kind of law rule-book, in order … Continue reading

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The London 7/7 bomber’s connection to the Tel Aviv Mike’s Place bombers

Tomorrow, the 7th July, is the 10th anniversary of Britain’s equivalent of 9/11 – the 7/7 terrorist attacks on the London Underground and a red London bus on 7th July 2005, killing 52 people and injuring over 700 more. A … Continue reading

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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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