Tag Archives: UN

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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Weaponizing health-care to condemn Israel

Before I start, I want to point out that I thought the following story sounded very familiar. And in fact, it’s simply an action replay of countless almost identical condemnations of Israel – and Israel alone – by the WHO … Continue reading

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Speaking truth to power: Hillel Neuer at the UNHRC; a Saudi TV host criticises Islam

I was going to title this post “Into the Lion’s Den”, since the stars of both videos are taking on very controversial, if not downright dangerous, positions. First, here is Hillel Neuer, from the amazing UN Watch organization, in his … Continue reading

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