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Anne's Opinions · 1d ago

Good News Friday

I must apologize for having been offline for most of this week, due to a combination of new grandchild exhaustion (there’s a reason why parents are young and grandparents aren’t!) and a touc...
Anne's Opinions · 4d ago

Haley’s Comet

I know that there are many people, even on the right, who are not overly happy with Donald Trump’s election.  They are worried about his temperamental suitability, his inexperience, his oste...
Anne's Opinions · 1W ago

Good News Friday

Another week has rolled round and it’s time for some Good News Friday. Let’s start with some very sweet news, honey sweet in fact: Honey from wildflowers produced by Kedumim won first prize ...
Anne's Opinions · 1W ago

The Trump-Netanyahu Summit – a mutual admiration society

Binyamin Netanyahu met President Donald Trump yesterday in a widely anticipated and well-publicised summit, and though I missed the broadcast, my other half summed it up well in describing i...
Anne's Opinions · 1W ago

The two-state solution is in fact a four-state solution – and it excludes a Jewish state

Mr. Netanyahu has gone to Washington today to meet with President Donald Trump. They will be discussing the Middle East, Israeli residents in our Biblical heartland – aka those awkward thing...
Anne's Opinions · 1W ago

Alan Dershowitz rips apart BDS

I’ve posted many times about BDS as well as ways to counteract it, and I think most of us understand what it is and what it’s malign intentions are. Nevertheless it’s always good to have our...
Anne's Opinions · 2W ago

Good News Friday – Tu Bishvat edition

The day is short and I’m nearly out of time, but there is still  time to post a Good News Friday edition. Tomorrow is the minor festival of Tu Bishvat, the 15th of Shvat, considered “the bir...
Anne's Opinions · 2W ago

Terror strikes again – in Eilat and Petach Tikva

Two of the more unlikely places in Israel to fall victim to terror attacks found themselves the target this week. The first attack, on Wednesday, was claimed by ISIS who fired missiles into ...
Anne's Opinions · 2W ago

The settlements bill and judicial overreach

The destruction of Amona was the price that the Israeli settlement enterprise agreed to pay in order to legalise and regulate the status of all the other settlements and outposts. The deal w...
Anne's Opinions · 3W ago

Good News Friday

As so often happens in Israel, we have had a difficult week, but here is Shabbat on our doorstep and we need to have some good news to cheer us up for Shabbat. So here is this week’s Good Ne...