Here’s a Headline out of the Middle East you Don’t Read Every Day…

While we've been distracted by other things real signifcant news keeps happening For example my reaction to this is Wow! Saudi Arabia’s all-powerful crown prince has opened up a new front in his attempts to change the Middle East by intervening in Palestinian politics and demanding backing for President Trump’s vision for peace with Israel. … Continue reading Here’s a Headline out of the Middle East you Don’t Read Every Day…

Illinois guv candidate dropping socialist running mate over BDS support exposes Dem rift

By John Ruberry Even in Illinois this story was barely noticed, but the dropping of a socialist running mate by an Illinois gubernatorial candidate betrays a deep rift within the Democratic Party that deserves a close look. Late last month State Sen. Daniel Biss, a candidate for governor, announced Chicago alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa as his … Continue reading Illinois guv candidate dropping socialist running mate over BDS support exposes Dem rift

Meanwhile In Israel Some peaceful Arson

Nothing says "peaceful coexistence" like a wave of arson: Fires have broken out from the north to the south in the last two days. The Israel Police is saying that "a wave of arson has befallen Israel" after 220 fires were reported during these past few days. The Israel Police has not ruled out arson as … Continue reading Meanwhile In Israel Some peaceful Arson

The Unexpectedly Chronicles: How a Jew can kill Arabs and be called a Pacifist

Pacifist:Strongly and actively opposed to conflict and especially war. Merriam Webster online dictionary King Henry IV:As the good Lord said: "Love thy neighbour as thyself, unless he's Turkish, in which case, kill the bastard!" Black Adder Born to be King 1983 One of my regular stops on the net is to the Elder of Ziyon … Continue reading The Unexpectedly Chronicles: How a Jew can kill Arabs and be called a Pacifist

Some Persecuted Arabs are less equal than others

This morning I mentioned a spate of anti-semitic incidents in the US that were not considered newsworthy. But apparently you don't have to be a jew to have attacks against you ignored: Palestinian security forces say they arrested two suspected Islamic radicals in the burning of a Christmas tree in the northern West Bank. A … Continue reading Some Persecuted Arabs are less equal than others

Meanwhile Back in Israel…The Greatest Threat to Hamas et/al

Via Elder of Ziyon let me tell you about a company called Asal technologies “We have a window of opportunity to demonstrate our skills,” said Murad Tahboub, CEO of Asal Technologies, a Palestinian outsourcing company that works with Comply and a handful of other Israeli-based companies. “The more people know about us … the more … Continue reading Meanwhile Back in Israel…The Greatest Threat to Hamas et/al

Israel v Palestine: The Quote of the Century

There is an awful lot of news right now that I should be writing about but there is no single paragraph more worthy of repeating that I've read in years: The setting a Ramadan dinner in London and the speaker Abu Furas:  The emphasis mine One reason was cited the other evening by a Jordanian … Continue reading Israel v Palestine: The Quote of the Century

Enfield Rifles, Israeli Tanks & Palestinian lies

Government advocate: One thousand five hundred and sixteen casualties with one thousand six hundred and fifty bullets. Gen. Dyer: My intention was to inflict a lesson that would have an impact throughout all India. Gandhi 1982 Monday Morning on Special Report with Brett Baier a representative of the Palestinians claimed in US television that Israel … Continue reading Enfield Rifles, Israeli Tanks & Palestinian lies

The Palestinians Losing the Culture War in Israel

We've briefly talked about the revenge killing of Muhammad Abu Khdei who was murdered in response to the kidnapping and slaying of three Israeli teens, but what we haven't talked about is the cultural significance in this. I think it's the sign of a cultural turn and one that our Palestinian friends should see as … Continue reading The Palestinians Losing the Culture War in Israel

Israel gives peace 46 chances, balks at 47th

You might recall that Christ told Peter that one had to forgive not seven times but seventy times seven. As Christ is not recognized as the Messiah by the Jewish people one would not expect the Jewish state to follow such a rule but they sure gave it the old college try. Hamas has fired … Continue reading Israel gives peace 46 chances, balks at 47th

The Israel / Hamas Cease Fire Poll

The news tonight is filled with offer from Egypt concerning a cease-fire deal that they are trying to broker between Israel & Hamas. International opinion being what it is the world is anxious for Israel to take this deal and the PM is reportedly considering it strongly as opposed to a full incursion into Gaza … Continue reading The Israel / Hamas Cease Fire Poll

Where are the Bomb Shelters in Gaza?

A couple of days ago I wrote about Firedoglake's piece complaining that Hamas Rockets have failed to kill any Jews while Israel's Gaza counter strikes have killed 50-100. On CNN yesterday a spokesman for the Israeli was totally unapologetic about successfully defending their citizens but noted that there is pretty much a 15 second gap … Continue reading Where are the Bomb Shelters in Gaza?

Calling out Joan Lewis of EWTN over the Wall

Margaret Blaine: This is persecution. Why can't you leave me alone? What did I ever do to you? The 9th Doctor: You tried to kill me and destroy this entire planet. Margaret Blaine: Apart from that. Doctor Who, Boomtown 2005 It's not often I critique EWTN but when I heard the radio replay of Vatican … Continue reading Calling out Joan Lewis of EWTN over the Wall

Jeff, Pam Meet EWTN Coverage of the Pope

It's a rare thing when I disagree with Pam Geller or Jeff Dunetz (Yid with Lid) but I think that the Pope's moves in Israel were not only useful but Useful for Israel. Pam being Pam was blunt. She referred to the Pope's prayer at the security barrier as "Papal Jihad" Jeff gave a more … Continue reading Jeff, Pam Meet EWTN Coverage of the Pope

Free Speech Palestinian style

When is a public event at a London University not a public event? Apparently when Palestinian thugs holding it decide it is not: In the act of snatching the rucksack my phone, glasses case, pens and voice recorder ended up all over the floor and under the seats in front of me. I had to … Continue reading Free Speech Palestinian style