Tag Archives: Waqf

Netanyahu finds his backbone in confronting Palestinian violence

Last week I wondered whether Binyamin Netanyahu was getting more serious about fighting the growing terrorism in Jerusalem, on the Temple Mount, and elsewhere in Israel.  Amongst the measures proposed were the relaxation of the rules of engagement of the … Continue reading

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The Unholy Trinity: BBC, UN and Amnesty

Any reader of mine will have noticed by now the number of times I’ve mentioned the anti-Israelism and even antisemitism which motivate and inform the work of many international media outlets, numerous NGOs and of course the UN. This week, … Continue reading

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More Israel bashing from the usual suspects

Remember Turkey? The country to whom everybody is urging Israel to apologize for defending itself against their terrorists who sent a flotilla to break Israel’s legal blockade against Hamas? Well, their outspoken Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan just went and … Continue reading

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Destroying Jewish history

In the middle of the Six Day War in 1967, Motta Gur may famously have announced “The Temple Mount is in our hands“, but the truth is that this is far from evident today.  The ongoing destruction at the hands … Continue reading

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Tisha Be’Av 5772 – 2012

It is the fast of Tisha Be’Av (9th of Av) today (OK, technically it is the 10th today, since we don’t fast on Shabbat besides on Yom Kippur), the saddest day in the Jewish calendar. The fast commemorates the destruction … Continue reading

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Is Israel neglecting its sovereignty in Jerusalem?

A shocking situation that has been chronicled by archeologists, historians and bloggers for a long while now has finally made it into the Israeli mainstream media, and not before time. Ynet, in a special report, asks: Is Israel losing the … Continue reading

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