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From Israel: “So Close and Yet…!!”

“Chik-Chok” is a commonly used Hebrew slang expression that roughly means speedily – one, two, three quick.  One might say, no frills.  And that, my friends, is what this posting will be, because Pesach approaches and there is much to be done. But…we did have an election on Tuesday and …

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The ICC wants to investigate Israel – again

The International Criminal Court (the ICC) reminds me of a movie monster that, despite being killed, simply won’t stay dead. After repeated efforts to investigate Israel’s purported “war crimes” and “human rights abuses”, ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda declared that she will not be rushed into investigating Israel. Yet here we …

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From Israel: Well, How About That!!

We here in Israel knew we were doing very well with regard to corona, as compared with the rest of the world. And there were reports of Pfizer using Israel as a testing ground. Now it is all officially reported. “Albert Bourla, CEO of Pfizer revealed [Thursday night] why Israel …

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From Israel: “They Would Spit in Our Faces!!”

If we let them.  And so the ultimate question is where Israel stands. When I speak of “them,” I am referring to national and institutional entities that are anti-Zionist. Unfortunately, there are many. ~~~ A major concern for Israel is the readiness of the European Union (EU) to support and …

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People of Israel, Unite Before It Is Too Late.

Any period before elections is nasty, and Israel’s campaign before Israelis go to the polls in March to elect the prime-minister is no different.  The split is at its peak, the mutual contempt is celebrated while everyone pulls in opposite directions, with only one goal in common, to slander the …

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From Israel: “Because We Must!!”

First order of concern: We must stay in touch with news of significance, even – or especially – if it is unsettling or worse. There is no way I will ignore the situation in the US; I will continue to deal with it going forward, as I see the need. …

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