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A month to go but peace talks have been dead from the start (0)

March 26, 2014 • The Peace Process

Like two naughty school boys, Bibi Netanyahu and Mahmoud Abbas were called to the Head Master’s study in Washington for a stern talking to over the sat two weeks. No doubt both were told “could do better”, but their respective reactions to The “framework” presented to them will surely have left the gap between the… Read More ›

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Egypt’s “Secret War” Explodes (0)

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The world’s eyes are on Syria and Iraq, US Secretary of State John Kerry’s peace framework and the anarchy in Yemen that has recently seen the kidnap of an English teacher. Unseen by the journos’ however (mainly because it’s too dangerous to get there) is the grumbling sore that is Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. This weekend,… Read More ›

The BDS Campaign »

Israeli Apartheid Week 2014 – a Western political aberration (0)

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Spring is in the air, the daffodils are blooming, birds will soon be nesting. It must be time for the annual university hatefest called “Israel Apartheid Week”! Unless your world is academia and campus life, there is no reason why you should have heard of IAW, because it doesn’t normally make the mainstream media. It… Read More ›

Palestinian Incitement »

Terror Leader’s Daughter: Time to Stop the Lies Against the Jews (1)

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By David Lazarus (reproduced unaltered with permission from Israel Today Magazine, Jerusalem) Nonie Darwish is the daughter of Mustafa Hafez, former head of intelligence in Gaza when Egypt was in control of the coastal enclave. During this time, Hafez founded the Fedayeen, the original terrorist group that launched raids across Israel’s southern border between 1951… Read More ›

The Delegitimisation of Israel »

Charities abuse Christmas to demonise Israel (0)

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Cross-posted from The Commentator, with permission. This is a “must-read and share as widely as possible”. You could also write to the culprits below to complain about this sordid politicising of one of Christianity’s most important feasts! Robin Shepherd writes…

The Peace Process »

A month to go but peace talks have been dead from the start (0)

Like two naughty school boys, Bibi Netanyahu and Mahmoud Abbas were called to the Head Master’s study in Washington for a stern talking to over the sat two weeks. No doubt both were told “could do better”, but their respective reactions to The “framework” presented to them will surely have left the gap between the… Read More ›

The Good of Israel »

Just so you know what to boycott – or buycott! (0)

Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh feeding Israeli yoghurt to a Gazan boy!

The latest (August) monthly 40+ item list of achievements and progress coming out of Israel. Thanks to www.verygoodnewsisrael.blogspot.com ISRAEL’S MEDICAL ACHIEVEMENTS Israelis beat the flu virus.  (Thanks to Israel21c)  Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered that flu viruses (including deadly strains) use the protein neuraminidase to disable the body’s natural killer (NK) cells. … Read More ›

Antisemitism »

Christian event confronts the holocaust with a heroic film (1)

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Holocaust Remembrance Day, marked each year on the anniversary (27th January) of the relief of Auschwitz in 1945, has become an established part of our calendars in the post-Christmas and New Year weeks. And quite right too. It’s become a hackneyed phrase, but it is right that we don’t forget the worst atrocity carried out… Read More ›

Minorities in the Middle East »

A hopefully brighter future for Egypt’s Christians (0)

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Egypt’s Coptic Christians have born the brunt of enraged persecution by Muslim Brotherhood supporters and others in Egypt, especially since that country’s “Arab Spring” in January 2011. over last weekend, Egypt’s people voted for a revised constitution that seeks to undo a lot of the harm done by President Morsi’s Islamist-slanted version, also voted in… Read More ›

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