Category Archives: 5MFI Blog

1977 revisited

Gvirotai veRabotai – Mahapakh! Does anyone recall an election in a democracy which generated so many apocalyptic rants from the losers? I do. 1977’s Israel’s Mahapakh … and the more I think about it the more similarities I find.

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Basket of Deplorables

Random thoughts loosely connected by the U.S. election This week someone called me ‘White’ and clearly considered that to be an insult. Unless her Facebook profile picture was a lie or she was a black Rachel Dolezal, she was no less Caucasian … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Jerusalem

TEMPLE MOUNT-The true story Making a factual film about Temple Mount is the best way to spread the Truth! Filmmaker (War Crimes in Gaza) Pierre Rehov hopes to raise $45,000 in the next two months by crowdfunding. You can help.

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Red-flagging November 8th

Voting for Israel – a rough guide Like most of us, I guess, Five Minutes for Israel has been obsessing about the upcoming American Presidential election. I concede, something that partisans on both sides seem to find impossible, that there are … Continue reading

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Hack in a Flak Jacket

Peter Stefanovic exposes what passes for Middle East journalism − and doesn’t acknowledge that he is doing it Aussie journalist Peter Stefanovic chases the bang-bang in a way that reminds me of a young Jeremy Bowen. That was not meant as a compliment.

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Jews who won Nobel Prizes 2016

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

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UNESCO Unplugged

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

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Freudian slippers

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. 

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Rosh Hashana 5777

Five Minutes for Israel wishes all her readers who celebrate Rosh Hashana A Good and Sweet Year

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Shimon Peres 1923-2016

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