Tag Archives: US

First the good news

This post is to make up for the missed Good News Friday installment last week. (I should note at this stage that this coming Friday too I won’t be publishing a Good News Friday post since it will be erev … Continue reading

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US Supreme Court confirms State Department delusion: Jerusalem is a stand-alone city

We have witnessed the ongoing surrealism (surreality?) of the US State Department insisting that Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel, and this week the US Supreme Court confirmed this stance when they issued their decision that Menachem Zivotofsky cannot … Continue reading

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Boycotting the boycotters: anti-BDS legislation wins the day

Following on from the previous post by Brian about the origins of BDS, it is important to keep things in proportion. Despite the outrageous nature of the motives of BDS (it basically boils down to antisemitism), and notwithstanding their self-promotion … Continue reading

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Ratcheting up the anti-Israel rhetoric, Obama accuses Israel of spying

Obama and his misadministration are absolutely determined to keep the tension with Israel simmering if not actually boiling over. Binyamin Netanyahu’s walkback of his rejection of a Palestinian State was scorned by the White House as “not sincere”, and his … Continue reading

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Bizarro World at the UN

Yesterday was the thrice-yearly Hate Israel Day at the UN, (what? only 3 times a year? I thought it was an everyday occurrence) as Hillel Neuer of UN Watch explains: Today is Hate Israel Day at the U.N., a feature of … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

The world cries “Never Again” every year on the annual International Holocaust Memorial Day. And yet, seventy years after the liberation of Auschwitz and the defeat of the Nazis by the allies, it is becoming sickeningly evident that the lessons … Continue reading

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