Tag Archives: War of Independence

Kaf tet beNovember, the Palestinians want a do-over and the UN cooperates

It’s that strangely titled day again, Kaf Tet beNovember, the 29th of November when Israel mixes the Hebrew letter-numbering system of the Jewish calendar to mark a civil calendar date. On this day in 1947 the UN voted for partition of … Continue reading

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How the media narrative on Israel has changed over 65 years

In honour of Israel’s 65th birthday (according to the Gregorian calendar), Life Magazine has published a series of fascinating photos (and at least one extremely graphic and gory one) from those early days. Click on this link to view the … Continue reading

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The birth of the Israeli Air Force

The Israeli Air Force has been starring in the news over the last couple of days with their successful attack on a Syrian “military center”, (which was more likely a missiles convoy to Hezbollah or a chemical weapons depot) and … Continue reading

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