Tag Archives: Israeli settlements

Lies and Whispers

The title of this post is actually something of a misnomer. It is indeed about lies – and one lie in particular – but it isn’t a lie that has been whispered. It is, rather, a lie that has been … Continue reading

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Having Your Cake and Eating It Too

Yesterday evening, in the course of “zapping” between TV stations, I happened to see a BBC documentary about Israeli President Shimon Peres ( a man who, at 90, gives a whole new meaning to the title “elder statesman”). ¬†Amongst other … Continue reading

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Making Mountains Out of Molehills

There has been a lot of hysteria in the news lately about Israeli building in “Palestinian territory”- specifically, the Israeli announcement that 3000 housing units would be built between Jerusalem and the town of Ma’ale Adumim, on the hill known … Continue reading

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