October 18, 2017
Israel

The EU, Jews And Hypocrisy

September 27, 2017 JoshuaPundit 1

There’s been a lot of talk by the EU’s press and certain politicians about ‘Nazis’ during the recent EU elections, the rise of what’s referred to as the anti-semitic right and how dangerous it is for EU Jews. And of course. the politicians now in power pledge to fight anti-semitism. [Read More]

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Mexico City: Israel Is There when Disaster Hits

September 24, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

For a nation demonized in so many quarters, it’s amazing how often a tiny country like Israel is there when disaster hits. The latest instance was in Mexico City, which suffered a devastating 7.1 magnitude earthquake that killed at least 149 people. Among other things, the killer quake exposed a [Read More]

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Israeli nuclear opacity and oversight: yes or no?

September 3, 2017 Snoopy 0

“We never had, don’t have and will never have nuclear weapons. This doesn’t mean that if someone decided to use such weapons against us, we wouldn’t use them first.” Reportedly by Moshe Dayan*. The above is an elegant (in an uncouth military way) prelude to the subject raised twice in [Read More]

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Putin and Netanyahu or journeys of a bibliophile

August 27, 2017 Snoopy 1

Netanyahu’s trip to Sochi to meet Putin and to persuade him that Iranian corridor to Mediterranean is not a good idea, doesn’t seem to be a great success story. The Russian version of that same article in Pravda is titled: “Netanyahu’s Fiasco in Sochi…“. For the English version the Pravda’s [Read More]

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An Important Development In The Mideast Peace Process

August 25, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

President Trump and Jared Kushner have actually made some progress towards achieving a Mideast peace agreement between Israel and the PLO. The progress mainly consists of shifting the entire context around. I still ultimately doubt it will be successful as long as The PLO/Fatah and Hamas are involved, but just [Read More]

Faith

Islam’s Veil Slips In California

July 28, 2017 JoshuaPundit 6

There’s a fair amount of attempts among the usual suspects to present Islam as a religion of peace in defiance of all the evidence to the contrary. While there are quite a few Muslims who are peaceful and decent people, that would likely be the case no matter what faith [Read More]

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Israeli Envoy: Anti-Israel Campus Campaigns ‘A Real War’

June 23, 2017 JoshuaPundit 1

Discussing the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting the Jewish state, Ambassador Dani Dayan, Israel’s Consul General in New York, declared that the “real war” is the intimidation, disruption and attempted silencing of pro-Israel voices on U.S. college campuses. “There we have a real war,” Ambassador Dayan said, [Read More]

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Israel: The Inconvenient Truth of Occupation

May 30, 2017 JoshuaPundit 0

By Maggie Villines It  is an inconvenient truth that under international law, it’s not illegal to win a territorial fight.  Media rhetoric pummels hearts and minds and rallies a false cause, and the United Nations depicts the people of Israel to be a pariah, a hated “occupier,” and routinely takes [Read More]

Faith

Israeli Postcards 2017: Feeling Jewish

May 22, 2017 William of Ockham 1

Last in series. Part 1. Part 2. Coming of age in the 1970s when Israel was often in the news, usually battling for its survival, I developed a strong affinity to the Jewish state even though I knew little as a Catholic about the Jews. In high school the Jesuits [Read More]

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Israeli Postcards 2017: Jewish Stories

May 16, 2017 William of Ockham 3

2nd in a 3-part series. Part 1. Part 3. In the Machane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem at the craft beer stall the bartender’s accent gives him away. “I’m from Baltimore,” he says, and he’s lived in Israel for 7 years. I ask him what brought him to Jerusalem. “I wanted [Read More]

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Israeli Postcards 2017: Preparations

May 14, 2017 William of Ockham 1

First in a series. Part 2. Part 3. My first awareness of the Jews and Israel probably was typical for Catholics, the stories of the Bible told to us as children at school and church. But my first awareness of the State of Israel and the Jews fighting to keep [Read More]

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