Category Archives: Blogs
Congratulation to these members of the Tribe Nobel Prize for Physics 2016: J. Michael Kosterlitz Nobel Prize in Literature 2016: Bob Dylan The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2016: Oliver Hart The Jewish bit … Continue reading
UNESCO Jerusalem Resolution – Consequences? Most of the comment on this week’s UNESCO resolution effectively writing both Judaism, and by implication Christianity, out of the history of Jerusalem has been simple outrage and ridicule. So far I haven’t read any speculation … Continue reading
Here are some screengrabs from BBC coverage of the funeral of Shimon Peres z”l. Check them out before they slip into the Internet ether, never to be seen again, except by those who know where to look.
Five Minutes for Israel wishes all her readers who celebrate Rosh Hashana A Good and Sweet Year
What you should know about the Women’s Boat to Gaza A ‘single boat’ flotilla, passengered and probably skippered by women is currently on route in an attempt to breach the Israeli blockade of Gaza. Yes, I know that a single boat … Continue reading
Reply to Ruby Hamad’s Don’t ask athletes to set aside politics ‘in the spirit of the Olympics’ Is there even one Palestinian in the Lebanese Olympic team? There are few things more hypocritical than Lebanese claiming to snub Israel because … Continue reading
INTO THE FRAY Guest post by Dr. Martin Sherman Originally published: 31 July 2016 “I saw Sa’ad and Reham burning on the ground. Next to them were TWO masked men, one beside each of them. They were dressed in jeans … Continue reading
How Trump SHOULD have answered the Khans If one judges by the continuing media reaction the one and only thing worth remembering from the Democratic National Convention was the mother and father of a deceased Muslim soldier coupled with Donald Trump’s … Continue reading
I saw a certain amount of joy on the Internet about the perceived humiliation of Turkish President Erdogan. My feelings about the attempted/failed/continuing coup in Turkey are very mixed.