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  • U.S. Consulate for Palestinians in Jerusalem – ‘What It Would Mean for Israel?’U.S. Consulate for Palestinians in Jerusalem – ‘What It Would Mean for Israel?’
    The intention of the U.S. Biden Administration to reopen a consulate for the Palestinians in Jerusalem should be a trigger warning for Israel. The consulate was closed in 2018 by former President Trump when the U.S. embassy was moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The closure shut down our enemies’ hope for the division of … The post U.S. Consulate for Palestinians in Jerusalem – ‘What It Would Mean for Israel?’ appeared first on Jews… Read more »
  • From Israel: Countering Duplicity with Truth!!From Israel: Countering Duplicity with Truth!!
    The unvarnished truth (and yes, there is such a thing), is a rare commodity in the political realm: Most of the time it is sacrificed to political purposes, or at best obscured. But it does exist. ~~~ MK Bezalel Smotrich (Chair, Religious Zionists) is one member of the Knesset (there are a few others) who … The post From Israel: Countering Duplicity with Truth!! appeared first on Jews Down Under. Read more »
  • Into the fray: Netanyahu vs Olmert – Comparing chalk & cheese.Into the fray: Netanyahu vs Olmert – Comparing chalk & cheese.
    While it may be inappropriate that someone under criminal indictment should be a candidate for, or serve, as prime minister, it is far more inappropriate that he/she be precluded from doing so by abuse of the legal system   We have a prime minister mired up to his neck in investigations. He has no public or … The post Into the fray: Netanyahu vs Olmert – Comparing chalk & cheese. appeared first on Jews Down Under. Read more »
  • From Israel: And the Plot Thickens!!From Israel: And the Plot Thickens!!
    Very little that unfolds in the public domain is clear and simple. It behoves us to keep our eyes open and dig deep when there are questions. Please read to the end of this posting, for that is where you will find the biggest story, which is just in the process of unfolding – as … The post From Israel: And the Plot Thickens!! appeared first on Jews Down Under. Read more »
  • Crunch time is fast approaching for the government – Opinion piece: Oct ’21Crunch time is fast approaching for the government – Opinion piece: Oct ’21
    All opinion polls show that Likud voters, by very large margins, prefer to keep Netanyahu as leader and stay in opposition, rather than go back into government, but with someone else in the top position. This catch 22 results in Netanyahu continuing to be both the factor that keeps the Bennett led coalition government united … The post Crunch time is fast approaching for the government – Opinion piece: Oct ’21 appeared first on Jews… Read more »
  • The imperative of a complete ban on Hamas.The imperative of a complete ban on Hamas.
    On October 1, the head of ASIO, Mike Burgess, expressed support for banning Hamas in its entirety. When questioned during a parliamentary inquiry, he stated, “Yes I would support it, but I am not the decision-maker.”  Mr Burgess went further, “There’s no doubt the group as a whole does advocate for acts of violence.”  Many … The post The imperative of a complete ban on Hamas. appeared first on Jews Down Under. Read more »
  • From Israel: Devious and Detestable!!From Israel: Devious and Detestable!!
    The situation described below has serious implications in several respects. It is a major story that is finally starting to get badly needed attention. And so, I ask that you share this as broadly as possible.  You assist Israel when you provide solid, factual information that is not well known or understood. ~~~ The malign … The post From Israel: Devious and Detestable!! appeared first on Jews Down Under. Read more »
  • Billboards in the UK – a Wake-Up Call to British JewsBillboards in the UK – a Wake-Up Call to British Jews
    The billboards that recently appeared in the UK, emblazoned with the title “NORMAL PEOPLE BOYCOTT Israel,” are a reminder to UK Jews that hatred toward the world’s only Jewish state is alive and kicking in Britain.  The slogan on the boards, which references Sally Rooney’s decision to deny Israeli publishers the rights to her latest … The post Billboards in the UK – a Wake-Up Call to British Jews appeared first on Jews Down Under. Read more »
  • From Israel: “When We Are Our Own Worst Enemy”From Israel: “When We Are Our Own Worst Enemy”
    The importance of inner strength is one of my major themes: Now, now especially, when the world has gone bonkers and is sliding leftward, we need to know who we are, understand our rights and stand for them. And yet… ~~~ I recently wrote about the issue of the American desire – or perhaps more … The post From Israel: “When We Are Our Own Worst Enemy” appeared first on Jews Down Under. Read more »
  • Into The Fray: Arab violence – Root causes and red herringsInto The Fray: Arab violence – Root causes and red herrings
    If difficult socioeconomic conditions in the ultra-Orthodox community have not produced the rampant crime that afflicts Arab society, why should this be assumed to be the case among Israeli Arabs?  The homicide rate in Israel generally is low by international standards, but what has emerged in Israel’s Arab streets is an alternate universe of lawlessness, … The post Into The Fray: Arab violence – Root causes and red herrings appeared first on Jews Down Under. Read more »