Tag Archives: Iran

Is it good for the Jews?

When enemies fight Schadenfreude is a magnificent German word that I am fairly confident ninety-nine percent of Germans have never used in a conversation. It means taking pleasure in your enemy’s discomfort. When two of Israel’s loudest and richest enemies, … Continue reading

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Holocaust Forgetting

The Holocaust through Israel-hating Eyes Holocaust‡ Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) 2015 began in the evening of Wednesday, April 15 and ended in the evening of Thursday, April 16. About a week before the Iranians announced that 839 artworks have, so far, been received by … Continue reading

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Question: After that speech?

Week 11: Was Netanyahu’s trip worth it? In week 7 we asked, should P.M. Netanyahu go to Washington? Three quarters of what is, we admit, a tiny, self-selected sample, said yes. Now you’ve heard the speech before Congress; seen the fallout and … Continue reading

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Question: The Bibi Boycott?

Week 7: Should Bibi go? [socialpoll id=”2252124″] We heard what IMHO is a brilliant idea. PM Netanyahu should publicly invite Isaac ‘Buji’ Herzog, the man he and the Americans consider to be his major contender for his position, to Washington … Continue reading

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Klos-C Press Conference – Eilat, Part 2

The 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 visitors … Continue reading

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Klos-C Press Conference – Eilat, Part 1

Unpacking 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 see … Continue reading

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Fresh from the UK

Two not so wise men A couple of news items were brought to my attention yesterday. Both have a connection with Iran/Israel. Moral equivalence at the Economist The Economist very wisely pulled a cartoon yesterday that in their own words, inadvertently … Continue reading

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Latest Dry Bones

Worth thinking about. Natanyahu’s UN speech will convince no one, but it will allow us, next year, to say “We told you so!” For whatever that’s worth.

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