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Syria militants congratulate Netanyahu’s election victory


Leaders of various militant groups operating against the Syrian government have sent congratulatory messages to Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his victory in the Israeli elections, urging Tel Aviv to continue its support. 277 more words

Daily News

Israel voted for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions

By Roland Rance, Waltham Forest Left Unity member

First published at socialistresistance.org

The victory of Binyamin Netanyahu in Israel’s general election on 17 March, on an overtly racist and uncompromising platform, has dismayed western leaders, and forced many “liberal Zionists” to reassess their attitude towards Israel. 1,992 more words



BLOG 245 March 23, 2015

Twenty-four hours after winning the election in Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu threw the world a curve ball. Bibi snatched defeat from the jaws of victory. 528 more words

Middle East

Netanyahu's Triumph: what it means for Hezbollah

Israel has chosen war.

Despite a racism row on Election Day, deep strains in his relationship with Obama, ridiculous campaign ads, and making controversial statements encouraging European Jews to immigrate to Israel, Netanyahu has won again. 50 more words


Will the shy Tories lead them to a Likud-like victory?

A few weeks ago I wrote about the concept of the “shy Tory”. These are the members of the electorate who tend not to tell pollsters they intend to vote Conservative, along with anyone else that asks, but end up voting Conservative when it comes to Election Day. 542 more words


Blaming the Victims: An Art Form in The NY Times

Now that the Israeli election has faded from prominence on the front pages of The New York Times, readers may recall that a new entity sprang up during the 2015 campaign, a coalition party called the Joint List. 630 more words

NY Times Censorship

Shabbat Vayikra/Rosh Hodesh/HaHodesh 5775 / 21 March 2015 --TEACHING CHILDREN ABOUT MAKING SACRIFICES

I always found it curious why the rabbis began a child’s education in Torah not with the stories of Genesis and Exodus where we begin (and sometimes end) today, but with the book of Leviticus. 637 more words

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