Monthly Archives: December 2021

How Not to Treat an Enemy

News item: Defense Minister Benny Gantz announced on Wednesday that Israel would implement a series of measures intended to prop up the indebted Palestinian Authority and ease Palestinians’ daily life. … Israel will provide the PA with a NIS 100 … Continue reading

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The UN Declares War on Israel

If Algeria introduced a resolution declaring that the earth was flat and that Israel had flattened it, it would pass by a vote of 164 to 13 with 26 abstentions. – Abba Eban “Off with her head!” the Queen shouted … Continue reading

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Remembering the Sbarro Massacre

In my previous blog I wrote incorrectly that 16 Israelis were murdered in the 2001 Sbarro Restaurant bombing, with one victim remaining unconscious only to die later. The truth is that 15 died in the explosion or immediately after, and … Continue reading

Posted in Israel and Palestinian Arabs, Terrorism | 3 Comments

Where Do You Think We Live?

I’ve been writing regularly for fifteen years, and to my very great sorrow, there is one story that I find myself writing over and over. Here is the 19 December 2021 version: On Thursday night, three yeshiva students were riding … Continue reading

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A Message to our Arab Citizens

A recent editorial in the Jerusalem Post views with alarm recent statements by some media and political personalities that the Post sees as advocating “ethnic cleansing.” For example, journalist/political consultant Itamar Fleischman remarked on the anti-Jewish riots that took place … Continue reading

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How to Remove the Iranian Threat

I devoutly hope that what I am about to write is completely wrong. Nothing could make me happier than to find out that I’ve been fooled by the clever misdirection of our military leaders, and that in fact they are … Continue reading

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Strengthening the Walls of the Ghetto

This morning I sat down with my newspaper, my coffee, and my cat, to read that the IDF held a ceremony on Tuesday to mark the completion of the massive and sophisticated barrier on the border (or whatever it is) … Continue reading

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A World Without America?

I’m worried. But it’s not my own country that I’m worried about. Despite the recent increase in Arab terrorism and crime-as-jihad, despite the real threat of a regional war with Iran and her proxies, and despite the difficulty of obtaining … Continue reading

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