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The paradox of Zionism

by Martin Odoni

I do not discuss the matter of Israel/Palestine on this blog as much as perhaps I should. Events this week however are forcing me to state my position quite explicitly. 2,581 more words

Features

Guest Post: On the approaching centenary of the Balfour Declaration

This is another guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb. The timing of this article is perfect, coming as it does a day after Yom Ha’atzmaut when Israel celebrated its 69th anniversary. 1,572 more words

Israel

Kaf tet beNovember, the Palestinians want a do-over and the UN cooperates

It’s that strangely titled day again, Kaf Tet beNovember, the 29th of November when Israel mixes the Hebrew letter-numbering system of the Jewish calendar to mark a civil calendar date. 908 more words

International Relations

Debunking the "indigenous Palestinians" myth

I’ve written about this subject before, and no doubt I’ll be writing about this thorny subject again in the future. But the constant attempts by the Palestinians and their gullible or evil  supporters to undermine Jewish rights in Israel and to… 1,590 more words

Israel News

Thought the 5776 (“Third”) intifada was finished? Remember Elor ben Oshra!

For a brief period following ramadan up until the past few weeks, there was a slight decrease in terrorist attacks in Eretz Yisrael, at least compared to the multiple daily attacks of the first few months of 5776 that as of the start of Elul 5776 had killed at least 34 and wounded hundreds. 702 more words

Jewish

The Folly of “Too much chesed”, and the necessary alternative

Chesed, kindness, is one of the most important qualities for a Jewish person to have. In fact, as far back as Avraham avinu zt”l, the very first Jew, this quality is found and he in fact is called the pillar of chesed. 470 more words

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