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Hard Labor #2

The Israel Labor Party, HaAvoda is making alliances to survive the 2020 elections but without a major rethink and return to its roots it will never return to power. Continue reading

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Macaron

How can constitutionally secular France own four ‘churches’ outside France? Was Macron’s dummy spit France’s way to show colonialism isn’t dead? Continue reading

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Like a lead balloon

Use of balloons and kites to burn Israel is a clear war crime but Israel is developing counter measures. Continue reading

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Hard Labor and what, if anything, can be done #1

Is there a future for Israel’s Labor Party? No one is talking about a party on the edge of oblivion but non of the options look good for the party. Continue reading

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Jacob’s Ladder Festival closes shop

Jacob’s Ladder Festival (sometimes Jacob’s Ladder Folk Festival although it progressed to many different genres of the years), known among other things as the Anglo-Saxon Mimouna is ending its run. Continue reading

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Trumped

Donald Trump’s abandoning the Kurds may not have been as stupid as some think. It also may not be so terrible for Israel. Continue reading

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Shana Tova 5780

Five Minutes for Israel wishes all those readers who celebrate Rosh Hashanah, a sweet and happy New Year. Continue reading

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Slovakia

Three Slovakian synagogues. Reflection on the Jewish aspects of a holiday in Slovakia. Continue reading

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Cutting aid – be careful what you wish for

As an online discussion on any aspect of Israel grows longer, the probability that an Israel Hater will raise American aid approaches one.
A speculation on the implications for Israel and the United States if aid to Israel would end. Continue reading

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ECOSUX

An analysis of the women’s rights records of those states that voted for the ECOSOC travesty that Israel, alone of all states, should be condemned by name for human rights offences especially against women. Continue reading

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