Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Peace Process Two-Step (Updated)

In a piece entitled, Is Kerry Precipitating Another Intifada?, by Jonathan Tobin over at Commentary, he writes: But not everyone is taking the talks that were forced upon the parties by Secretary of State John Kerry as a total non-event. Yuval Diskin, a former head of Israel’s Shin Bet security agency, …

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Welcome to Palestine

The tidbit below was written by Alex Fishman and published in Y-Net. Two months after first wave of prisoner releases – on October 27 – the State of Israel is expected to release a second wave of Palestinian prisoners. As part of the preconditions for the resumption of peace negotiations, Israel is …

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Hamas Admits Being Behind ‘Terror Tunnel’

Gaza’s “military wing”, the Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, admits it masterminded terror tunnel that led from Gaza into an Israeli kibbutz. By Elad Benari – Israel National News The so-called “military wing” of Gaza’s ruling Hamas terror group, the Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, has admitted that it masterminded the “terror …

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Again: Arabs Fly Nazi Flag Near Road

 The flag was hung high above the highway between Halhoul and the Etzion Bloc. By Arutz Sheva  On opening my daily news subscriptions this morning, I was confronted by the above headline. What is the matter with these people?  They clearly have no idea what it represents. One only has …

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Arabs ‘Down Under’

Here in Australia, we aren’t the only people ‘down under’ in the world, as the name of this site suggests. In Gaza ‘down under’, the Gazan Arabs are working hard like little ants scurry and tunnelling every which way in their daily lives.  Maybe they think they are moles or …

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Stealth Prayer on the Temple Mount

Daniel Pinner has an op-ed over at Arutz Sheva that I find rather interesting. He writes about how he, and some of his fellow devout Jews, ascended the Temple Mount: The ritual is well-known. Before being admitted to our holiest site, a policeman told us the rules: it is forbidden to …

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Rosa’s Story

“I wonder if that Jewish girl Grandma and her parents saved from the Nazis survived the war?” This is a story of the Holocaust, survival, resistance and terror beyond the language and perhaps most importantly about the people who  Yad Vashem and the State of Israel term the Righteous Among the …

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Zuckerberg is in Trouble with the Jews!

I have nothing against Mark Zuckerberg. The guy invented Facebook and got himself about as ridiculously wealthy as one can possibly be.  Good for him.  The problem, of course, is that since Facebook is the premier social networking site in the universe, it is also the premier anti-Semitic website in …

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In Gaza, Hamas feels the squeeze

I just read this in The Times of Israel and felt it should be put up for people to read. It’s interesting and I wonder where it will lead us. Could it ‘fingers crossed’ bring about the demise of Hamas? That would give the Gazan Arabs, hopefully, a half decent …

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The Racist Israeli anti-Rapist

On any given day I never know what is going to leap out. My wife has asked me how it is that I never seem to get writer’s block and my response is that when you cover the Arab-Israel conflict there is always, but always, something to write about.  Not …

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