Tag Archives: Hamas

News & Views from ‘Arlene in Israel’

Written and submitted by Arlene Kushner. Dealing with Farce Sometimes, my friends, I take a look at one or another political/diplomatic situation, and I think, “This is just sooo outrageous.  So counter-intuitive in terms of how things ‘should’ be. How do I deal with it?” Actually, on occasion it occurs to …

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News & Views from ‘Arlene in Israel’

Submitted and written by Arlene Kushner. January 26, 2014: Legal Grounds. These are the legal grounds Israel has in Judea and Samaria – charges by the international community not withstanding.  It is what I – and my co-chair on this effort, Jeff Daube, head of the Israel office of ZOA – …

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Gaza knee deep in “s**t” – literally

Apologies here. This is the nearest I have ever come to using the ‘s’ word. There was no other choice, besides the fact in this instance, it is the perfect word choice. reports here: Gaza in Deep Sewage, under Egyptian Siege Raw sewage floods Gaza City neighborhood, and 13 more …

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Hamas applauds a cold blooded killer.

On Wednesday November 13th Hamas applauded the cold-blooded murder of a 19-year old IDF soldier Eden Atias, from Nazareth Illit. “Hamas welcomes the soldier stabbing in Afula. This is a natural response to the crimes committed by Israel against the Palestinian people and proof of the failure of political negotiations.” …

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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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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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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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Gaza is booming, but SBS blames Israel all the same!

On September 17th 2013, SBS’s Dateline ran a piece on Gaza. Instead of the usual propaganda portraying poor innocent Palestinians ground down by the ‘Zionist entity’, it reported that many Arabs had become millionaires in a Gaza property boom. Reporter Seyi Rhodes said there was a very different side to …

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