Tag Archives: Middle East peace process

May God Avenge Their Blood

The international media had a field day yesterday, reporting over and over again, in graphic detail, the murder of at least ten (some sources give the number as thirteen) students at a community college in Oregon, by a gunman who … 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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Anniversary Musings

Thirty-nine years ago today, on July 29th 1974, I left England, land of my birth, and came home to Israel, land of my people’s birth. Thirty-two years later, that is to say, seven years ago today, “The View from the … 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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