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Klos-C Press Conference – Eilat, Part 2

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0savesSave BufferThe main event The journalist’s plane with several Government people arrived after midday. It’s quite a change to be allowed to photograph in a military base. Usually that’s forbidden, even when they are open to hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading

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Klos-C Press Conference – Eilat, Part 1

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0savesSave BufferUnpacking the Klos-C What do you do when someone invites you to a party? In Hebrew a press conference is a mesibat intonayim (מסיבת עיתונאים) literally a journalist party.  Late yesterday I was invited to fly down to Eilat to … Continue reading

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What Happened to the Supermarket Crisis in Gaza?

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0savesSave BufferIDF gets it right Israel Haters wrong – again. There is considerable discussion about whether the IDF Spokesperson’s Blog wrongly labelled a supermarket as in GAZA. Depending on which Israel Hater is sharing, the well-stocked with luxury and ordinary … Continue reading

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Juxtaposition – so it must be true

05 September 2012 If it was true, would it matter? Speak of the Devil and he shows his face – or two faces No sooner than I completed the Corrie-and-her article about using juxtaposition to imply a connection where there is none … Continue reading

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Ultra Poverty

9 August 2012 Haredi poverty IS an Israel advocacy issue Equal service in the IDF is a poverty issue Have I ever written about the Haredim* (ultra-orthodox) in Israel? Aside from the marginal Neturei Karta of course, but it their … Continue reading

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