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The Innocence of Muslims, the Naiveté of Hillary Clinton

“I don’t understand,” said the Muslim Arab taxi-driver who drove me to work one day last week. “Why do they always insult the Prophet Muhammed and the Islamic faith?” Attempts to elicit who “they” are prove less than successful, but … Continue reading

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If I Forget Thee, O Jerusalem

Tomorrow, Sunday, marks Jerusalem Liberation Day – the 45th anniversary of the liberation of Jerusalem from the illegal Jordanian occupation, by the Israel Defence Forces in the Six Day War. Amongst other things, it will be celebrated with the traditional … Continue reading

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Toulouse: All Over Bar the Shouting?

So it was Islamist terrorism after all! I should have known. There’s a direct line between Samir Kuntar, the Lebanese terrorist who smashed the skull of four-year-old Einat Haran in Nahariya in April 1979,  through Amjad and Hakim Awad, who … Continue reading

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A Monstrous Hatred

My heart is full of grief and rage tonight;  grief for the deaths of three children, aged eight, six and three and of the 29-year-old father of two of them, in Toulouse today, victims of some evil spawn of Satan;  … Continue reading

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Proven Right – Again

In my last post, I warned that the journalists and politicians who are cynically using the actions of a few to blacken the name of an entire community are, in fact, providing ammunition for Israel’s enemies. How right I was.  … Continue reading

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Cherchez la Femme

Anyone following the Israeli media over the last couple of weeks or so might be pardoned for thinking that Israel is about to turn into a mediaeval theocracy in which women are excluded from all walks of public life. It … Continue reading

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Jerusalem – 43 Years On

Yesterday (Wednesday) the Jewish world celebrated 43 years since the Liberation, Reunification and Restoration of Jewish sovereignty over our eternal capital, Jerusalem.It had been a hard day at work yesterday and when I left the office (with a headache) after … Continue reading

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