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Shana Tova 5778

Renew us for a good and sweet year 5778 Five Minutes for Israel wishes all who celebrate it a sweet and happy Jewish New Year

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Ireland: Don’t do it

Virtue signalling is NOT a good reason for Ireland, or anyone else, to recognise the Palestinian State This post is a response to Symbolic step of Ireland recognising Palestine would mean so much by T.P. O’Mahony in the Irish Examiner on … Continue reading

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Jews and Women

Stereotypes of Jews & Women Benefit No One and Damage Pro-Israel Advocacy by Jacqueline Mulhern Heard any good Irish jokes lately? How about the one where an Irish journalist writes a column insulting Jews and women, then issues an apology … Continue reading

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Kevin Myers and the definition of antisemitism

Does the punishment fit the crime? The Internet is humming over the story of Kevin Myers, veteran Irish columnist who received his marching orders for an off-the-cuff antisemitic reference in an article that he penned. Speaking as someone both Jewish, … Continue reading

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Fauxtography Deir Yassin style

World War II Concentration Camp photo repurposed as Deir Yassin Thank goodness for Reverse Image Source. The people who distribute these lies don’t care whether there is any truth or not and won’t be dissuaded from distributing more pallywood fauxtography, … Continue reading

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New Labour, Old Labour, Hard Labour, Soft Labour

Ali Gabbay may change Israel’s Labour party – but will he change my vote? Last week Avi Gabbay won the leadership of the Israeli Labour party after just months as a member and barely more in politics, after leaving Kulanu, a … Continue reading

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Moral flagging

Yet another Palestine flag to fly in Ireland I hope that PM Netanyahu or someone has the gumption to tell visiting Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney how pissed off we are by yet another Irish local council flying the red, … Continue reading

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Oh Ali

BBC Persian ‘personality’ supports Hezbullah … no one cares How can the BBC continue employing someone who proudly parades with the Hezbollah flag? Just what is Ali Alizadeh’s official position with BBC Persian? We’ve seen him labelled as commentator. We … Continue reading

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BBC as Palestine propagandist — again!

Apology for the headline but not the article  BBC Response: We accept that our original headline did not appropriately reflect the nature of the events and subsequently changed it. Whilst there was no intention to mislead our audiences, we regret … Continue reading

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Saltwater Challenged

Hunger-striking terrorist caught eating For some of us the Saltwater Challenge is a stupid and dangerous teenager craze from about one year ago, something like the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge of 2014. For others it’s a series of videos about … Continue reading

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