Category Archives: Politics

You Can Shove It, U.N.E.S.C.O …

Last week, U.N.E.S.C.O. – an organization whose purpose, according to its own Constitution, is “to contribute to peace and security by promoting collaboration among the nations through education, science and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, for … Continue reading

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Words as Weapons: Islamophobia

Have you noticed how, in today’s Politically Correct climate, anyone who dares to criticise anything about Islam – such as its attitude to women or to non-Muslims- or to mention the fact that the perpetrator of a terrorist act was … Continue reading

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Here Comes (Not) The Bride

Yesterday, over seventy nations took part in a so-called “Peace Conference” in Paris, allegedly to further the “Peace Process” between Israel and  the so-called “Palestinians”. What a farce! What kind of a “Peace Conference” can there be when neither of … Continue reading

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More Random Thoughts on the Race to the White House

The race is over – but it seems the losing side is unable to accept the results. Much as was the case with the UK’s Brexit referendum, what might be described as “the incumbent party”  felt that the election had somehow … Continue reading

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Some Random Thoughts On The Race To The White House

It is not my habit to write about the internal politics of other countries, but, since the President of the United States is so often described as “The Leader of the Free World” (even  those Presidents in whom qualities of leadership … Continue reading

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Not What I Planned To Write

Today’s post was supposed to be all about this month’s field trip with Yad Yitzhak Ben Zvi, as part of the course “929 on the map of Israel”,  about which I have written in previous posts. Instead, I have to write … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad, the Ugly – and the Beautiful

Still no let up in the vicious attacks of our enemies. I had intended to devote today’s post to last week’s field trip, in the footsteps of the prophet Samuel and of King Saul, but instead, I must write, once … Continue reading

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