Tag Archives: war

Ceasefire?! The people are furious (plus Liberman resigns)

Yesterday I thought the nation was going to have a fit of apoplexy as we raged against the government’s shocking capitulation to Hamas and agreed to a ceasefire (we cease, they fire) within 24 hours of the massive rocket barrage … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge – huge volleys of rockets fired deep into Israel

Operation Protective Edge was finally launched yesterday by the IDF to counteract the massive volleys of missiles and rockets that are being fired by Hamas into Israel.  The army has asked for permission to mobilise up to another 40,000 reservists, … Continue reading

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Yom Hazikaron 2012 – Israel’s Memorial Day

Yom Hazikaron has begun just a short while ago, and with it the usual mix of sadness leading to joy a day later on Yom Haatzmaut (Independence Day). Here are a few links to bring the atmosphere over to you. … Continue reading

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When a tyrant says he wants to kill you, believe him

The writer and commentator Douglas Murray (who was Director of the Centre for Social Cohesion and is now a fellow of the Henry Jackson Society), is an amazingly forthright and courageous defender of Israel who frequently writes columns and opinion … Continue reading

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The full international legal rights of the Jewish people to the land of Israel

I was going to title this thread “Give peace a chance” because that is the title of the organization that put together and distributed the video below, but I thought it does not quite express either what I want to … Continue reading

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