Tag Archives: UN

Netanyahu’s excellent speech at the UN

I missed Bibi’s speech last night as I was at a wedding.  I’ve now caught up on it (via Israellycool) and “excellent” doesn’t begin to describe it. Here’s the video: You can read the full text of his speech at … Continue reading

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At the UN, only Israel is considered an “occupier”

Just like only Jews can be ethnically cleansed without a worldwide outcry, so too at the UN, only Israel – out of all the hundreds of brutal invasions and occupations – is called an “occupier”.  This is a further aspect … Continue reading

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Good News Friday for erev Tisha B’Av

Today is not a regular Friday. It is Erev Tisha B’Av, and although we do not mourn on Shabbat (thus the fast is put off until Sunday), we are still carrying on in a more minor key than usual. Therefore … Continue reading

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Not quite Good News Friday

After the terrible news from yesterday, with the murder of young Hallel Yafa Ariel by a despicable terrorist, followed by another terrorist stabbing of two Israelis in Netanya yesterday evening, badly injuring one of them, I can hardly bring myself … Continue reading

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UN denies accreditation to press freedom NGO – for all the wrong reasons

(A slightly edited version of this article was first published last week in the Algemeiner under a different headline.) An interesting news item caught my eye the other day. The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) was denied press credentials at … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

After all the bad news of this week we desperately need some good news to lift our spirits, so here is my latest Good News Friday installment. With all the hypocrisy and venom that is poured out against Israel in … Continue reading

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