Tag Archives: UN

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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William Schabas resigns from UN’s anti-Israel Gaza inquiry

Finally! Some great news from the UN – William Schabas, the head of the kangaroo court known as the Schabas Commission, the commission of inquiry established by the Human Rights Wrongs Council to investigate Israel’s war crimes in Gaza during … Continue reading

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Antisemitism? Let’s blame Israel and the Jews!

This is a subject that won’t go away, and however much I read about it, there always seem to be yet another case, yet another article or yet another tweet, where the writers or speakers either deny that they are … Continue reading

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IDF soldiers killed in Hezbollah attack named

The two IDF soldiers who were killed in yesterday’s cross-border attack in the were identified yesterday as Captain Yohai Kalangel and Sergeant Dor Nini: The two IDF soldiers killed in the Hezollah attack on the Israel-Lebanon border on Wednesday are … Continue reading

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The Palestinians’ gamble at the ICC

As I mentioned in my post last week, Mahmoud Abbas, acting in what appears to be a fit of pique on not achieving his goal of a Palestinian state at the UN Security Council, applied to join the International Criminal … Continue reading

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The Palestinians grab a non-existent opportunity. Result: Fail

Abba Eban famously remarked that the Palestinians the Arabs never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity. Yesterday however the reverse happened. The Palestinians took an opportunity that wasn’t there and achieved a spectacular fail. (Amended as advised by cba … Continue reading

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