Mideast Dispatch Archive

July 2020

The Mideast and world in reality (often the opposite of what the NY Times says)
An interview with Tom Gross about his life

June 2020

Should Richard the Lionheart and Karl Marx also come down? (& the English origins of the global blood libel)
Conversations with friends: The last Nazi-hunter Efraim Zuroff
Conversations with friends: Ethiopian-Israeli Orit Yasu
Conversations with friends: Filmmaker Hossein Amini (grandson of ex-PM of Iran)
Jews assaulted after lies about Covid & George Floyd (& Einstein, Jabotinsky spoke up for African-Americans) (& Israel saves Syrian baby)
Conversations with friends: John O’Sullivan, Margaret Thatcher’s trusted advisor
George Floyd’s murder was appalling but the media still need to get their facts right

May 2020

Conversations with friends: Evgeny Kissin on music, the Yiddish language, Israel and the Soviet Union
Conversations with friends about their lives (David Pryce-Jones, Lord Young, Bahra Saleh)
America’s longest war: How the Taliban outlasted the US (& ISIS reviving?)
First female Ethiopian-born and ultra-orthodox Israeli cabinet ministers sworn in
Outrage as Bosnian Catholic church honors Nazi murderers (& justice delayed in France
More than 1000 people join Saadya’s funeral (& corona street art & the future of dining?)
Jack Holzberg, survivor (& Gene Simmons of Kiss opens up about his mother)
“The Inevitable Lies of Unorthodox”
Video: Tom Gross on the role of MEMRI in Middle East media coverage

April 2020

The Children of Bullenhuser Damm
“We could not separate them”; “For most of it, I have no words” (75th anniversary of liberation of Belsen, and coronavirus)
Kissinger: the world will never be the same (& Trapped in an eternal honeymoon)
Turkmenistan bans ‘coronavirus’; Thai king ‘isolates’ with 20 women; Belarus president: vodka & saunas will cure coronavirus

March 2020

Some European leaders thank Israel for pushing them to act against coronavirus (while World Health Organization maintains its disdain for Israel)
“All it takes is one careless moment”: Two personal warnings about coronavirus
Is coronavirus as deadly as they say? (& Economic crash could cost more lives than virus)
The world after coronavirus (& among the sweetest of men)
Humor in the time of a pandemic
Top Iranian Holocaust-denying cleric says Iran can use future Israeli coronavirus vaccine (& other items)
Gun drawn in fight for frozen food amid coronavirus panic in Toronto grocery store (& Quarantined Italian tenor sings ‘Nessun Dorma’)
US to deport Nazi to Germany, Italy to ban kissing, Bibi: ‘namaste’ instead handshakes
“The most dangerous thing about coronavirus is the hysteria” (& virus could break Iran) (The origins of ‘quarantine’)

February 2020

UK high school textbook seeks to link 9/11 attacks to Israel
Amazon draws a line: will no longer sell race hate
Israeli and Saudi leaders ‘to meet in public for first time’ (& Getting to know Pete Buttigieg)

January 2020

“Other stateless peoples can only dream of being offered independence and $50bn by the US president”
UAE, Bahraini FMs mark Holocaust Memorial Day, ally of Saudi monarch says ‘Never again’ (& important soccer video)
Videos: Powerful speeches at world’s biggest ever Holocaust commemoration today, as German president speaks in Hebrew
The Last Survivors of Auschwitz (& ‘I Have a Message for You’)
Iran admits it shot down Ukrainian jet; Trump wants NATO-ME; Syrians felt on top of the world
Qassem Soleimani was not Peppa Pig (& Peace now more likely than before he died)
Further reactions to the death of Qassem Soleimani: “52% of us humbly apologize”
Breaking: Iran’s terror overlord killed in Trump’s most significant foreign policy act

December 2019

Muslim teen hero chases man who assaults Orthodox Jewish woman on subway (& more attacks in NY)
Was Mary a virgin? Did she stay a virgin? How Christ’s early followers turned a biological necessity into a vice
There’s Gideon the cool Tel Aviv DJ, then there’s Sa’ar the nationalist
Tom Gross profiled in the pan-Arab daily Asharq Al-Awsat
Jersey massacre was “premeditated antisemitic hate crime” (& 1,000 Italian mayors march with threatened Holocaust survivor)
Kurdish women; Amazon removes Auschwitz items; Belgium carnival renounces UNESCO rather than anti-Semitism
Iranian protests are about freedom, not fruit (& Russia eyes Libya)

November 2019

“The soul of our nation is at stake” (& Lebanese businessman buys Hitler items, donates to Israel group to prevent them falling into Nazi hands)
The Iran Cables revealed (& Dozens of pro-democracy protestors shot dead inside Iran in recent days)
British founder of Syria’s brave White Helmets ‘murdered’ in Istanbul
Corbyn ally filmed calling Jew “Nazi” (& Omar accused of “dog-whistle” antisemitism against Bloomberg
“Why the Democrats don’t have to go the way of Labour” (& Italian Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre under guard amid death threats)
Nazis dressed as Jews hand out leaflets denying Holocaust (& Al Jazeera: Jews run porn industry because they ‘hate Christ’)

October 2019

Can I have your autograph? (“And my father before him...”)
Gruesome videos of Turkish-backed war crimes emerge from Syria
‘Ali G’ slams Facebook hate; Spielberg survived antisemitism; Netta big in China
Kurds deserve a state of their own (& US should create no-fly zone to protect Syrian Kurds)
Saudi cleric slams ‘barbaric’ humiliation of Jewish boy (& Israeli-Arab brothers help Holocaust survivor)
Iran’s Saudi attack raises alarm about potential to hit Israel’s Dimona nuclear reactor
Poland’s fabricated death camp: Wikipedia’s longest hoax, exposed (& ‘Tattooist’ author slammed)

September 2019

“A leftist in the fight against left-wing hypocrisy” (Die Welt profile of Tom Gross)
Photo dispatch: The good, the bad and the ugly
Why the NY Times obsession with Israel and not with West Papua (half a million dead)?
A unity government is preferred by many Israelis (& video: Tom Gross on Benny Gantz)
Second Israeli election in five months: “Bibi fatigue” against a “lackluster Gantz”
The North Korean-Israeli shadow war continues to threaten Israel
Netanyahu: Reports that Israel spied on Trump are “Total Lie”
How the frenzy of Brexit might affect Israel, Iran and the Arab world

August 2019

Many in Turkey and Jordan seek to drive out millions of Syrians, who may flee to Europe
Communist paper attacks Corbyn’s antisemitism (& YouTube again censors criticism of antisemitism)
“The life and tragic death of...” (& Some experts even compared Wilkomirski to Primo Levi)

July 2019

Worth watching: The program that many in the UK are talking about
First gay Tunisian running for president supports Israel (& Iraq revokes beauty queen’s citizenship)

June 2019

If only the Yazidis, Baluchis, Rohingya Muslims or poor starving millions in Yemen were so lucky
Under media pressure, YouTube forced to restore video critical of Holocaust denial and antisemitism
Haaretz: Why neo-Nazis Love the BDS Movement so much (& Berlin museum boss forced out)
30 years and 111 lashes for posting on social media (& Berlin’s “anti-Jewish museum”?)
NY Times ‘Fake news’? US ambassador didn’t endorse unilateral annexatione
Why is YouTube banning videos which oppose anti-Semitism?
Tom Gross on Turkish TV: The role Memri in Mideast coverage
World media fails to note: Last survivor of Sobibor death camp dies aged 96
MbZ, not MbS, is the most powerful Arab ruler and maybe the richest man in the world
Using football to attack the Jews

May 2019

Vile ‘Miss Hitler’ beauty contest held; Vienna Holocaust exhibit defiled for third time this month
In the midst of Ramadan, Tunisian PM joins Israelis at Jewish festival (& Judith Kerr remembered)
Purges in Jordan, war crimes in Syria, Iran child soldiers, & beautiful Egypt jewelry
Jews denounced as being “in the gutter with rats” at Corbyn-endorsed London rally (& Auschwitz miniskirt scandal)
Israeli father of 4 killed; IDF: Western media gullibly repeating claims that Israel killed Palestinian mother and baby
Southern Israel this morning (Saturday)
Cartoons through the ages
The largest decentralized memorial in the world

April 2019

Anti-Semitic dog whistle
Democrat presidential candidates under pressure to turn on Israel
Netanyahu heads for record fifth term, but may invite Gantz to join him
Parties neck and neck as Israel goes to the polls (& Madonna again gives backing to Israel)
Might Trump’s Mideast peace plan actually work?

March 2019

To leave or not to leave, that is the question (Brexit)
New Zealand, Down’s Syndrome, and “the Mossad”
New Zealand Muslim leader (& U.S. Women’s March leader) ‘blame Jews’ for Christchurch attack
Uprising against Hamas continues in Gaza, ignored by western media (& He’s just a kid)
Ilhan Omar: Obama’s a ‘pretty face’ who got ‘away with murder’
“American Jews like to say America is different. We’re about see if that is true”
The complexity of Israeli-Polish relations, Ukrainian fascists on the march (& Cesare Sacerdoti RIP)
“The charges against Netanyahu would never have been brought in an American court”

February 2019

Dershowitz: The selective targeting of Netanyahu “endangers Israeli democracy” (& Is Israel’s electoral system good after all?)
How could Rashida Tlaib get caught using Israeli technology? (& Gaza is not Belsen)
Kushner: Trump Peace Plan to address Israel’s borders, call for united Palestinian entity
Former US air force officer charged with spying for Iran (& “Private Mossad for Hire”)
Iran: Forty years on, gays are still hanged and women repressed

January 2019

Israeli PM criticized for wooing Holocaust-distorting allies
“When a picture paints a thousand words”
Trump plan allegedly “creates Palestinian state with east Jerusalem capital” (& Trudeau: BDS is anti-Semitic)
There is no ‘Israeli-Palestinian conflict’ (& How to get out of the Brexit mess)
America’s southern border: Rely on the tools of the 21st century, not the 12th (Learn from Israel?)
Amos Oz: Doves should be hawkish on Palestinian compliance (& Saudi “Game of Thrones”; Corbyn applauds call for ‘dismantling’ of Israel)
‘As a journalist, I interviewed five U.S. presidents. Now I deliver packages for Amazon’

December 2018

Amos Oz: “Without a wound,” he once said, “there is no author”
Christian evangelical volunteers helping Jews in the ‘Biblical Heartland’ (& record tourism in Bethlehem)
The Turkish dissidents kidnapped from Europe (& ‘Jew’ Sarah Jessica Parker attacked by Erdogan MP)
“Macron, whore of the Jews” (& NY Times photographer praises murderer of Jewish baby
Divorcing from 27 other countries isn’t easy (& Pets killed for food in Venezuela)
Forgotten forever prisoners: Is the oldest detainee in Guantanamo innocent?
Ohio man planned deadly synagogue attack, Twitter CEO slammed, Corbyn endorses Zionism, & God violates MeToo [Double dispatch!]

November 2018

BDS activist moves in with IDF soldier, Pharrell targeted after singing “Happy”, & Airbnb’s selective boycott
What other country in the world would put up with this?
Four Israeli ministers visit Gulf in a single week - and without head scarves (& ‘Mossad’ Bolsonaro sons)

October 2018

The funeral of David and Cecil Rosenthal (& “Jewish Lives Matter, only if threatened by the right people”)
In Pittsburgh, Jewish doctors treated Bowers for his injuries (& Gab forced off line)
Pittsburgh synagogue massacre: “For some, the only real culprit here is Donald Trump”
Israeli PM Netanyahu returns from secret, but official, trip to Oman
Al Jazeera vs. Saudi Arabia (& Trump’s Mideast peace plan at risk without MbS?)
Why are some pro-Israel voices speaking out against Jamal Khashoggi?
What if ‘The Wire’ Were Set in Ramallah? (& Jewish-Arab celebrity wedding in Israel)
America’s first female president? (& Inside the top-secret Israeli anti-terrorism operation that’s changing the game)
In defense of social media and the internet: correcting fake news

September 2018

A sea of Palestinian flags at the Labour Party conference (& guess who wrote this in 1854?)
In her new novel, J.K. Rowling warns against anti-Zionism/anti-Semitism (& Is 1984 here?)
Russia military scapegoats Israel, threatens response, after Syria downs Russian plane
Hamas may be ready to accept interim Palestinian state (& Trump admin to crack down on campus anti-Semitism)
MP of Palestinian descent condemns Corbynite posters as “blatantly anti-Semitic”
Times cartoon targets former Guardian opinion editor (& London bus stops plastered with hate ads)
Videos: Black African speaks out against Israel apartheid lie; Jordanian journalist ‘ashamed’ to compare Arab jails to ‘humane’ Israeli prisons
Yes, Minister: Irony explained

August 2018

Finally, NY Times op-ed page properly criticizes Corbyn’s anti-Semitism; chief rabbi warns of danger spreading
Guardian writer: Is my Jewish three-year-old too young to learn about antisemitism?
Why many Saudis don’t want a Palestinian state (& Saudis attack Canada over Badawi)

July 2018

Britain’s “next?” prime minister called terrorist who helped blow up café, “brother”
About Jews, on Facebook: “The worst cancer I’ve ever seen”
In the dead of night, with torches that burned at least 3,600 degrees hot
Fate of Iran’s threat to Israel and Arabs may rest with Trump-Putin Helsinki summit

June 2018

Prince William’s friendly words in Israel bring a 70-year unofficial boycott to an end
Iranians Chant “Death to Palestine” in anti-regime protests in Iran today
BBC complaints board slams star presenter Marr over ‘Israel kills kids’ slur
Charles Krauthammer, arguably America’s finest center-right columnist, dies
“The highest ranking Israeli spy for Iran”
Video clip: Miss Iraq, defying death threats, visits and praises Israel
Being tough on dictators brings peace (& flights arrive in Israel from a record 85 cities)
As UK government demands Israel investigation, why not first investigate 2017 UK bombing in Mosul & Raqqa?

May 2018

Turkish TV shows abundance of food and supplies in Gaza (& Iran FM caught calling for death of US & UK)
Bernard Lewis dies: “Osama bin Laden made me famous,” he once quipped
Fake story about Israel killing a baby, and a minute’s silence to help Hamas at Cannes film festival
Video: Alibaba CEO Jack Ma lavishes praise on Israel (& UAE and Bahrain teams in Israel)
After decades of defending him, NY Times calls Abbas comments “vile” and calls on him to go

April 2018

Will Trump surprise some with Palestinian peace, just like he surprised with N Korea?
French Jews “face ethnic cleansing by Islamists” (& Corbyn condemns, few believe him)
Coming soon to Hollywood: The Mossad’s very own holiday village
How Assad’s War Crimes bring Far Left and Right together - Under Putin's benevolent gaze
Imagine if instead his supporters denied African-American slavery had ever existed

March 2018

Labour mayor: Israel behind US school shootings (& a hero dies, aged 107)
A rally in London, a rally in Paris
“If it quacks like a duck…” (& Holocaust survivor brutally murdered in Paris)
Tony Gross, “London’s number one eye guy”
The Queen embraced Assad, but now Israel finally gets an official royal visit

February 2018

The appalling test use of the Su-57 on Syrian civilians (& Jewish grandmother sentenced to death in Iran)
Why school shootings don’t happen in Israel (& the Polish government’s outrageous lies)
In case you’ve lost track… (& Putin’s private army)
Not one of the Spice Girls: “Without parallel in the contemporary world”
The good news about Gaza you will see on Al Jazeera but not in the Western media

January 2018

Corbyn took money from the Iranian regime as it was shooting its people in the streets
Is Israel treated differently by the foreign press? The question of group think & ‘Fake News’
First hijab L’Oréal model resigns over Israel comments (& brave Iranian woman missing)
On Trump’s comment: A different media reaction when Israel was described as “shitty”
Major Israeli medical breakthroughs (& becoming one of world’s richer countries)
I searched in vain in the New York Times… (& Who is standing up for her?)

December 2017

Giving reality a chance, Saudi chess failures, & French kids magazines
Haaretz: UN would have condemned Israel even if it decided to make Tel Aviv its capital
After the latest Molotov cocktail attack on a kids’ Hanukkah party in Sweden, the NY Times finally wakes up
Might Trump and Netanyahu yet oversee the creation of a Palestinian state?
Israel bombs Iranian base in Syria, as Kerry admits many govts urged Obama to bomb Iran’s nuke program
Revealed: Mubarak, Thatcher & Reagan discussed Palestinian state (& Mike Pompeo, friend of Israel)

November 2017

P is for Propaganda, & 102-year-old Holocaust survivor reunites with newly discovered nephew
“Europe will be white” (& ‘Proud Anti-Semite’ bumper sticker ‘sign of the times’ in NY)
Will at the Wall, while hidden motives contribute to UK minister’s ousting
“There’s no need for Britain to apologize for the Balfour Declaration”

October 2017

They refused to play the anthem when he won gold, so he quietly sang it himself
Hamas: “Hamas and the Palestinian people will never abandon the resistance path”
‘Diary of Anne Frank’ to be read at all Italian soccer matches (& anti-Semitic professors in US)
Arab diplomats claim immunity after assaulting women in NY (& another batch of Nobel prizes)
“Stars of David: The story of Israel’s first national soccer team”
Palestinian girls’ soccer defies the odds in a conservative society
Syria are now just three games away from extraordinary World Cup qualification
Homage to Catalonia (and 239 and counting)

September 2017

“For Len and the Kens and their allies, it’s all made up”
Kurdish independence, Halabja and an interview at the BBC
“The birthday of the world”
Telling it as it is – A speech to the world’s dictators
Protests as Obama tries to politicize Holocaust Museum (&“Muslim Barbie” recites the Koran)
As Iran moves to take over southern Syria, Syrians hail Israeli airstrike on chemical weapons plant
The Rohingya: Mass murder under the gaze of a Nobel peace laureate
French anti-Semites to perform in North Korea (& British far left use Zionist smear on those helping child abuse victims)

August 2017

Reclaiming “Occupied Spain” (& “No to Islamophobia”)
Israeli firm launches world’s first restaurant drone delivery service (& “shampoo socialism”)
From the right and from the left
A short break, an updated home page

July 2017

Sunday Times removes “anti-Semitic” article (& Iranian TV presenter caught drinking beer)
British Islamist leader: Grenfell Tower victims “were murdered” by British Zionists
Bibi and Modi frolic in the Med, as the Indian-Israeli love affair deepens
My aunt had a dinner party, and then she took her guests to kill 180 Jews (& “Please look after this bear”)

June 2017

Women’s rights and ties with Israel likely to improve after “soft coup” in Riyadh
Trump: what kind of a BBC headline about an ISIS attack on Israel is this?
London’s Muslim mayor to consult Israel on fighting terror (& Never too late to say sorry)
Neither ‘losers,’ ‘nihilists,’ nor ‘sick cowards’ – but rather believers and idealists
Revealed: “Last Secret” of 1967 War: Israel’s doomsday plan for nuclear weapons display
“For the crime of self-preservation, Israel remains a nation unforgiven”
Norway, Denmark, UN, push back after PA pays over $1bn to terrorists (& “Love is Great. Britain”)

May 2017

In a first, Trump may fly directly from Saudi to Israel (& An unprecedented royal welcome)
New York Times writer makes furious attack on “preposterous” Haaretz
Video Dispatch 33: Bernie Sanders slams BDS on Al Jazeera (& Are you afraid of flying?) (& Yiddish in Mongolia)
Hamas’ “moderate rebranding” fools some media, while on the ground it becomes more militant
Revealed 50 years on: What Elie Wiesel wrote about the Six Day War (& “anti-Semitic UNESCO”)

April 2017

Significant differences between Trump’s and Obama’s Yom HaShoah messages
French Jews nervous by ‘anti-Semitic far-left’ surge (& Can Trump deliver two state solution?)
Rare respect in the UK for the victim of a Palestinian terror attack
The “activist” who organized a restaurant attack and the murder of girls at a bat mitzvah
Enforcing Obama’s red line (& The media has long covered up for Assad)
Incitement to murder Israelis displayed with Booking.com and supermarket bakery ads
Yet more calls to kill Jews at a “moderate” American-partnered university
“We call it diplomacy, minister” (and what would Churchill and Thatcher think?)

March 2017

Israeli warplanes hold joint exercise with UAE (& “Mossad turned French spies into double agents”)
Israeli-American teen arrested for wave of bomb threats against U.S. Jews (& “Tomb of Jesus reopens”)
“The Israelization of anti-Semitism” (& Turkish anti-Semitism during Dutch protests)
Saudi media claim: “Hamas moves closer to approving 1967 borders” (& 400,000 Turks threat)
Saudi police beat transgender women to death (& Israelis go to the funeral of a woman they never met)

February 2017

350 percent increase in Israeli female combat troops (& Iraq’s hipsters declare war on poor dress sense)
With foreign policy, is Trump playing a classic game of good cop, bad cop?
Trump firmly condemns anti-Semitism (& EU-trained guards caught whipping Africans)
“Saying ‘We invented the cellphone and have a great record on gays’ doesn’t explain Jewish rights to live in Hebron”
Japan $27b, Israel $3b: Dispelling the myth that Israel is the largest beneficiary of US military aid
Former Huffington Post and Al Jazeera writer: I’ve changed my mind on a Palestinian state
Saudi Journalist: The Palestinians are no longer our primary concern (& Assad welcome, Trump not?)
How Israel’s tech firms are quietly doing business in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf states
Kuwait bans citizens of 5 Arab states (& Obama’s ambassador supports Jerusalem embassy move)

January 2017

“In Spain he is known as El Coco, a ghost with a pumpkin head”
“It happens nearly every night” (& Israel to take in 100 Syrian orphans)
Art lover Angela Merkel, alternate facts, & shamefully misusing Anne Frank
Leaders in Middle East and beyond say they are ‘optimistic’ about Trump’s rule
Ahead of Paris conference, Fatah and Hamas hold rallies to celebrate murder of young Israelis
Showing solidarity at the Brandenburg Gate this evening
Rafsanjani, the western media’s mythical ‘moderate’ (& US approves huge uranium transfer to Iran)
Five young victims (& the UN’s surprisingly strong condemnation)
“It’s only three days to the beheading and I’ve got no idea what to wear”

December 2016

“A vote against peace” (& “More Catholic than the Pope”)
Video: Bahrain King hosts Hannukah ceremony, this year with dancing
ADL and Trump unite to condemn Obama for anti-Israel move
Senior UK politician calls for UK to join US in moving embassy to Jerusalem
“To the best of my ability, which is terrific by the way”
U.S. asks Israel to take in Guantanamo inmate (& Snowden claims UK spies on Israel)
Austria far-right may win presidency today, seen as proof of failure to address Nazi past
Concerns about the Alt-Right (and Alt-Left)
East Aleppo’s last clown, RIP (& Arabs donate wood to rebuild burned synagogue)

November 2016

Abbas orders Palestinian flags be flown at half-mast for Castro (& CNN apologizes)
Sheikh Qaradawi retracts Fatwa encouraging Palestinian suicide attacks
Israel on fire: Russia, Greece and Turkey rush firefighting planes to help, as some Arabs celebrate
Hamas leader says Trump may be a Jew
Pakistan birther theory: Trump was born Muslim (& Michael Moore: “Trump voters are not racist”)
I’m a Muslim, female immigrant and voted for Trump (& Turkey issues travel warning to U.S.)
Trump’s Israel advisors likely to usher in era of improved US-Israel ties

October 2016

British MP: Parliament needs to apologize to Israel and the Jews (& when anti-Zionism becomes anti-Semitism)
UNESCO is a “diplomatic version of Isis” (& “Let’s be clear: anti-Semitism is a hate apart”)
Bystanders to Genocide (& Why some wars get more attention than others)
How Peres faced down the generals and pacifists to build Israel’s nuclear program
Is it really the position of the White House that Rabin and Peres are not buried in Israel?

September 2016

Shimon Peres: president, prime minister, philosopher
Donald Trump's record on Jewish and Israeli issues
“Are the half million slaughtered Syrians helped by your condemnation of Israel?”
“The little man, walking into the little booth, with a little pencil” (& “Life during wartime”)
UK ambassador to Saudi completes Hajj after conversion to Islam (& a leader too radical for IS)
The Return of Russia as the US and EU take a “holiday from history” (& KGB agent Abbas)
The amazing Waad Al-Kateab
Belgium govt. tolerance adviser: Israel is Isis’s twin (& Trump’s feelings land Israeli startup $3m)

August 2016

Vladimir Putin writes
The CIA on day Israel was attacked: “The Arabs do not seem bent on starting hostilities”
Israel’s new man in New York
Olympic security asks female Iranian fan to drop sign (& Tehran hangs teenage boy for being gay)
Hamas exposes Western falsehoods about Gaza in important new video
Syrian teen who saved 18 lives, wins Olympic heat (& Facebook snubs Israeli Olympic team)

July 2016

No, they are trying to kill you
US and UK politicians: Israel behind European terror attacks; Germany’s first suicide bomb
In Nice, a familiar form of terror (but ignored when Israelis were victims)
Theresa May dines with Chief Rabbi on eve of becoming UK Prime Minister (& her speech on Israel)
Drawing attention to Mihail Sebastian’s “invaluable” work
African countries (including Muslim ones) significantly strengthen ties with Israel (& an amusing speech)
“After Brexit, Britain suddenly becomes European”
“A superhuman feat that no country has managed to emulate” (& Idi Amin’s son: I want to apologize)
Elie Wiesel RIP: “And the World Remained Silent”

June 2016

Harvard Professor: Britain’s “lunatic referendum formula isn’t democracy”
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Orlando: “The Jews did it”… “But it’s ok because the victims were gay” (& the dangers of Brexit)
Homeoerotic literature popular in Arabic, Persian, Turkish and Urdu for 1000 years
Gay grandson of Hamas founder granted political asylum in U.S. (& BBC conspiracy theories)
Ex-Mossad agent: “It goes without saying that there was someone on the inside providing information”
Some former students of Bernard’s refer to him as “the Imam.” I know just what they mean.
Bernard Lewis at 100: Defying conventional wisdom, being proved right

May 2016

“Relax, Lieberman won’t bomb Egypt… He’s a pragmatist and he’s harmless”
100 years on, the Islamic State, Al-Qaeda, Jon Stewart and Joe Biden all agree…
Aryeh’s violin: The Improbable Happiness of Israelis (& Turkish brawl as MPs beat up Kurds)
How British leftists omitted Jews from the list of Holocaust victims
Haaretz: The British Left can’t tackle anti-Semitism if it doesn’t want to understand it

April 2016

Khamenei praises Shylock, while Israel helps millions not to get malaria in India
Passover greetings by Putin and Obama compared
How Islam created Europe (& Have humans always gone to war?)
“To admit that would leave many westerners disoriented and lost”
What ceasefire? Iranian-trained sniper kills last doctor in besieged Syrian town (& Israel’s daring Syrian rescue mission)
UK government stops funding mainstream charities promoting anti-Semitism, but still pays killers
Start Up Nation, or East Germany? -- “A severe self-inflicted blow to the Israeli economy”
Israel’s West Bank policy choices, as Abbas refuses to negotiate

March 2016

Brussels attacks: Will the EU now stop funding groups that promote terrorism? (& Trump wows AIPAC)
Guardian runs pieces criticizing left-wing anti-Semitism but fails to note its own role
Europe, this weekend (& The Holocaust and Jewish identity)
A Batman movie? (& Obama praises “very” honest Putin, but criticizes Cameron)
France awards Legion d’Honneur to Saudi leader, as another Saudi liberal is sentenced to 2000 lashes
That depends on the meaning of the word “moderate”

February 2016

Video: Raif Badawi’s wife pleads with the world not to forget her husband
Trump’s hostile takeover gathers pace (& Sanders’ conspiracy theorist advisor)
“Does anyone in the Arab world care what is happening in Israel?” (& Iranian poet applies for asylum in Israel)
Samantha Power: “UN bias has extended well beyond Israel as a country to Israel as an idea”
How Bernie Sanders’ socialist ideas were developed on the kibbutz
“Aleppo will be a stain on our conscience forever” (& Iran releases photos of U.S. sailors crying)
No one asks me if I’m pro-Kenya (where I was born)

January 2016

Revealed: US and UK broke Israeli encryption codes, have been spying on Israel for past 18 years
Snow White banned in Qatar (& Cologne sex attacks: “They were wearing perfume”)
The Islamic State: An Interim Status Report
George Weidenfeld: A marvellous conversationalist who befriended them all
Syria: The Case For U.S. Ground Forces (& Gruesome pictures of Assad’s starvation of Sunni Arabs)
“That I was a part of her, and she protected me” (& Tel Aviv terrorist killed)
“Perhaps I am being too kind to Kerry?” (& Revolt of the Politically Incorrect)
Media ignore fact an Arab judge sent an Israeli PM to jail (& Israeli party leaders argue who is most pro-gay)

December 2015

Mohammed: “Surrender (i.e. convert to Islam) and you will be safe” (& “President Edward Snowden”?)
Pakistan now has the world’s fast growing nuclear arsenal -- and how Mossad tried to stop it
Obama’s former Defense Sec. Hagel: The White House Tried to ‘Destroy’ Me (& more Holocaust denial)
“Negotiate With ISIS” (But “does God compromise”?)
King of Bahrain hosts Chanukah celebration, while Obama compares Chanukah to Star Wars movie
Some Yiddish comedy (& Yo, Yo, Yo Bro… Gangsta Chanukah)

November 2015

“Was IS displeased by what its supporters did in Paris?” (& 5 murdered in Israel)
Video: Rally today at western government-funded university in support of Islamic terrorism
Israel haters make Holocaust comparisons (& Luxury in the West Bank)
As Netanyahu meets Obama today, he is now to the left of Yitzhak Rabin
Muslims pray at Ben Gurion Airport while Jew almost lynched on plane
IDF warns soldiers of increased recruitment attempts by CIA; Putin increases charm offensive

October 2015

Former Iranian President: Yes we want nukes (& In the wake of the J.K. Rowling letter)
“What kind of a national movement unleashes 13-year-olds to do its dirty work?” (& A letter to The Guardian)
Video Dispatch 32: Bibi to BBC: “Are we living on the same planet?” (& other videos)
Incitement to kill
“Hung up on Israel: An explanation for the sincere” (& New Al-Quds rally tomorrow)
Who was waiting in ambush for whom? (& “Mossad planned stampede”)
Postscript: Murder
“But Vladimir… you promised!”

September 2015

Egypt, welcomed at the UN, “now second only to North Korea as jailer of peaceful political opponents”
So which nation is the U.S. not sworn to defend? Albania? Slovenia? Philippines? Iceland? Argentina?
UK Muslim leader: Grand Mosque collapse “a blessing in disguise” (& Israelis save Syrian refugees off Greek coast)
Saudi Arabia’s 100,000 unused air-conditioned tents denied to refugees; will build 200 new mosques in Germany instead
An interview with one of the favorites to lead the Mossad (& Israel allows Vanunu to speak openly about nukes)
The West’s supremacy is a relatively new phenomenon in historical terms. Will it last?
TV “told not to broadcast images of refugee children” (& Norway’s anti-Semitic credit card)

August 2015

UNRWA: ‘Run over Jews’ (& Washington Post: Gaza’s spin classes, fine dining, private beaches)
The Palestinian Museum to open on 15 May 2016 (& Muslim elected president of J Street U)
Dilemma for Israel boycotters as scientists make HIV breakthrough (& The Palestinian case against BDS)
Married by a woman: A quiet Palestinian revolution (& Donald Trump’s Jewish family)
Will Nagasaki remain the last nuclear bombed city in history? The Iran question.
“I will always remember where I was when Cecil The Lion was killed” (By “Mohammed,” a Syrian war refugee)

July 2015

“And yet, no one seems to know who’s running it” (Nothing since the triumph of the Vandals in Roman N. Africa...)
Above a children’s store called Mummy & Me (& Jon Stewart: “Sounds like a good partner for peace”)
“You know, 2 Jews, 3 opinions. Here you have 8 million Jews, almost one opinion”
Two Israelis held captive by Hamas in Gaza (& Vienna’s sex trade sizzles during Iran talks)
The true winner in Syria: Iran (& The worst agreement in U.S. diplomatic history)

June 2015

“A good deal is no longer possible” (& Islamists bomb leprosy hospital) (& Mariah Carey at the wall)
You can’t get married if you’re dead (& Now they are beheading Al-Qaeda)
No hope of escape: the most repulsive video ever shot in a swimming pool (& NYT act out mass killings at work)
Film, pop and TV stars dismiss Israel boycott calls (& Saudi journalist: attack Iran, open Israeli Embassy in Riyadh)
Cry freedom (& new Egyptian TV drama shows Jews as normal people)
After Abbas, an abyss (& The coming nuclear civil war in Iran?) (& Water miracles)

May 2015

AFP, AP correct Pope/Abbas story (& “Why Islam doesn’t need a reformation”)
No, the pope did not call Abbas an “angel of peace”: How the NY Times, BBC and many others got it wrong
When Iran, Israel, and Turkey worked together (& The novel, that enchanting beast)
Saudi Arabia: We are considering nukes to contain Iran (& Miliband’s cousin in Tel Aviv: I probably wouldn’t have voted for him)
Hamas uses three bulldozers to destroy Gaza mosque, western media doesn’t care
Muslim female doctor: “To save Islam, Muslim children must learn truth about the Shoah” (& “Sorry, Charlie”)

April 2015

Israel’s secret cooperation with Hamas revealed (& Khamenei: Obama “oppresses” blacks)
IS cartoon shows Obama beheaded by Jihadi John (& leading Israeli-Arab: Holocaust is unparalleled)
“Next 9/11 will be caused by hackers, not suicide bombers” (& Belsen, 70 years on)
“Iran is America’s new Iraq” (& ISIS beheads a Hamas leader in Syria)
Some fear “It may be the most catastrophic decision in human history”

March 2015

A serious breach of decades’ old understandings
Bibi’s Israeli opposition rally round him as Obama goes on the warpath against Israel
Why the media always get Israeli elections wrong (& Indian PM congratulates Bibi in Hebrew)
Iran now on Israel’s border, may soon test new government
“For the Israelis, anti-Semitism is merely a nightmare. For the Palestinians, it’s a catastrophe.”
“My ten months with Isis” (& thrown from the rooftops)

February 2015

Video dispatch 30: How to play chess when you’re an ISIS prisoner (& Escape from Boko Haram)
#GenerationKhilafah. (It’s more dangerous than you might think)
Copenhagen Imam on day before attack, called for violence against Jews
Nothing random here
Why ISIS murders (& Pushed to his death for being gay)

January 2015

A remarkable photo (& blaming the Jews for anti-Semitism)
“I came out of hell”
King Abdullah, a feminist? Don’t make me laugh
“Je suis Raif Badawi” (& Lebanese writer: “We are all ISIS”)
Paris terror mentor’s wife lives for free on UK govt benefits (& Muslim saved Jews during supermarket siege)
The future of free speech?
Number of suicide bombings worldwide doubles in 2014 but none in Israel (& The Guardian hails Israeli president)
Israeli NGO files war crimes charges against Palestinian leaders (& “Netanyahu to hang”)

December 2014

Islamic preacher: Jews should be allowed on Temple Mount (& CIA advice for spies)
Israeli products in Syria, but not in Oakland (& the end of beauty salons in Gaza?)
Oxfam helped fund “performance artist” who defecated on Israeli flag (& top Mossad honor)
Australian who abused Jewish children sentenced to read Primo Levi (& “There is no Plan B”)
Iconic Mideast photo was staged (& Iran targets Adelson’s casinos)
Could soccer save Palestine by moving the World Cup to Gaza?

November 2014

Jordanian MPs hold moment of silence for synagogue terrorists, UN teacher calls the attack “wonderful”
CNN calls the attacked synagogue “a mosque”
The BBC: You can’t show that picture!
Blatant BBC online anti-Semitism (& Iran proposes lashing dog-owners)
Jordan bans Halloween for being “Satanic and homosexual” (& Haaretz stands by 9/11 cartoon)

October 2014

BDS activists put severed pig’s head in Kosher section (& Iran hangs rape victim)
Cemeteries in the sky (& UK paper suggests Jews spread Ebola?)
Iran: CIA, MI6 and Mossad “created ISIS” (& Inside Assad’s torture chambers)
Video dispatch 29: “Fighting terror by day, supermodels by night” (& Sign of the times)
“Arab civilization has collapsed. It won’t recover in my lifetime.”

September 2014

BBC presenter mimics Israeli spokesperson (& Mossad reaches out to new candidates)
Israel delivers aid to Iraqi refugees (& Lady Gaga: Media is wrong on Israel)
AP: Gaza is thriving again (& Turkish govt fines Kurdish TV for showing Holocaust film, The Pianist)
“Why journalists say Israeli-Arab reporting is ‘rigged’”
AP’s ex-Jerusalem bureau chief responds (& Voyeurism on the Golan)
“Good to meet you, bro”: A poetic tribute to James Foley
The abandoned freelance journalists trying to report the world’s worst war, Syria

August 2014

NY Times correspondent used picture of Yasser Arafat as his Facebook profile photo
Ex-AP Jerusalem correspondent: How the AP (and others) covered up the truth to make Israel look bad
Israel’s record on civilian casualties compares well to America?s (& One cheer for the Pope)
Hamas admits intimidating foreign press but NY Times correspondent disputes it (& UK shop removes kosher food for fear of attack)
Hamas’ (and the BBC’s) phony statistics on civilian deaths
Non-Jewish journalist told ‘F*** off Jew!’ (& Predictable threats against Yazidis)
Video dispatch 28: CNN to Hamas: “Do you really believe Jews slaughter Christians?” & other videos
Amos Oz: I would like to ask you some questions
They risk their lives for an idea

July 2014

Debating the media coverage of the current Hamas-Israel conflict (with Tom Gross)
Haaretz: “Hamas are Palestinian neo-Nazis” (& Will an artificial island help Gaza?)
Mass protests in London: Is the BBC really “pro-Israel”?
Under pressure, UN today admitted Hamas stored rockets at UN school (& “The answer is stomach-turning”)
Israel’s Iron Dome is amazing, and that’s a problem (& Al-Ahram: “Destroy Hamas -- Thank you Netanyahu”)
Abbas to Hamas: “What are you trying to achieve by sending rockets?” (& Media misreports international law)
The song Israeli schoolchildren sing to deal with rocket attacks (& Hamas admit to using human shields)
Video dispatch 26: Intensifying conflict as more rockets aimed at Tel Aviv
BBC admits Gaza airstrike photos are fabricated (& Swastikas by the Western Wall)
Let’s hope John Kerry and the EU don’t insist on their early release
“From Gibraltar to the Khyber Pass, the U.S. shares values only with one country”
Video dispatch 25: Iranians and Israelis enjoy World Cup love-in (& U.S. Soccer Guide)

June 2014

“Yes, Prime Minister” or Brave New World?
Israeli Intel exec pioneers hi-tech with Palestinians. His nephew is abducted (& Mohammed was 13)
Fatah mocks kidnapped boys as rats (while Abbas’s wife treated in Israeli hospital)
Islamists release video kicking severed heads about in Iraq “to mark start of World Cup”
In Kerry’s fantasy “apartheid Israel,” an Arab judge sent the Jewish president to jail (& Obama and Hamas)
Sentenced to 20 years in prison for a Facebook comment (& ‘Justin’ melon hits the shelves)
Brussels museum murderer, trained in Syria, arrested (& Canadians fighting Americans in Syria)

May 2014

Pope chooses to pray in front of large graffiti comparing Bethlehem to the Warsaw Ghetto
Happy in Gaza (& arrested for being happy in Tehran) (& Disabled Saudi tweet)
The world’s most pervasive form of abuse: The Pleasures of Anti-Semitism
Auschwitz commandant’s grandson urges Europeans: please vote to stop the extremists (& other items)
Video dispatch 24: How The Simpsons were behind the Arab Spring (& other videos)
U.S. State Department helps promote sale of Mein Kampf (& Iran bans ‘Zionist WhatsApp’)
Video dispatch 23: A nice moment in the afternoon

April 2014

Waiting for Godot: Abbas, the Palestinian Yitzhak Shamir (& Israel’s sustainable success)
Palestinian Authority spokesman accuses al-Qaeda leader of being a “Zionist” (& other items)
“Why is this year different from all others?” (& Scarlett: Anti-Semitism is to blame)
Pakistani baby tried for “planning murder”; new poison gas attack; the world’s most beautiful bookshops
No Chinese-born scientist has ever won a Nobel: “We want to learn from Israel” (& first Chinese rabbi in 200 years)

March 2014

President of al-Quds University resigns
Revealed: video and photos of another Hamas rally at Al-Quds University, held on Sunday
Video dispatch 22: And on a happier note… Jerusalem. Tel Aviv. Beirut. Gaza. Tehran. Happy.
Jewish teacher in Paris has nose broken, swastika drawn on chest (& Iran leader again denies Holocaust)
“The question is why?” (& New hit songs in Arab world against Obama, Kerry)
“Did the Mossad blow up the Malaysian Airlines Jet?” (& Prisoners: Let us fish!)
The tombstones were so overgrown that he began to carry gardening tools on his bicycle
“Some of history’s most influential thinkers and writers spread the most preposterous lies”

February 2014

Alice is up for an Oscar (& The story behind What’s App)
Arafat recognized Israel as a Jewish State (& “Don’t expect Abbas to sign anything”)
Rouhani: Iran’s nuclear program will last “forever” (& Iranian women footballers to undergo gender tests”)
Putin’s “Occupation Olympics” (& “Did the age of genocide begin in Sochi?”)
And what is the name of that justice who serves on Israel’s Supreme Court?
“We buried him without a head” (& the pro-Assad view on IDF medical help)

January 2014

Palestinians to Oxfam: Back off and let us work (& ScoJo to visit Israel)
Who remembers Jan Zwartendijk?
Saudi newspaper: Arabs killed far more than Sharon (& Kuwait: Beware Israeli potatoes)
“He doesn’t stop at red lights” (& other reaction to Ariel Sharon’s death)
Video dispatch 21: Al-Jazeera: Why can’t Arab armies be more humane like Israel’s?
Ariel Sharon: Myths, facts and blood libels
Finally, the New York Times covers official Palestinian Authority praise for Hitler
“Chance of a Century”: International investors flock to Tehran to boost regime

December 2013

Saudis warn against New Year’s celebrations (& 13th victim of attack on school bus dies)
Europe and Asia’s ignored prison states
More Syrian children’s lives saved by Israel over Christmas (& Buffett donates $10m)
Kissin in Yiddish too (& A rap reply to the boycotters)
“I do not want to be spared of the troubles which Israeli musicians encounter…”
Why does John Kerry refer to the Ayatollah as “Supreme Leader?”

November 2013

“This is only the first sip, the first foretaste of a bitter cup”
English Literature Professor at Al-Quds: We have the right to kill Israelis (& Syracuse cuts ties)
Brandeis suspends partnership with Al-Quds after Fascist-style rally
Baby born in IDF field hospital in Philippines named ‘Israel’ (& UN interpreter slips up, tells truth)
Diplomacy is better than war but bad diplomacy can cause bad wars
Update: Al-Quds photos receive attention from Netanyahu through to Al Jazeera
Al-Quds: Fascist-style rally by our students last Tuesday was “totally unacceptable”
Scenes yesterday afternoon from a “moderate” Palestinian university
First ever Syrian woman gives birth in Israeli hospital (& A giant new Jesus statue is erected in Syria!)
KFC quits Damascus as Syria crisis becomes too much for the colonel (& Pizza Hat in Iran)

October 2013

Lou Reed: “Jesse you say Common Ground, Does that include the PLO?” (& “The IDF Factor”)
Senior Middle East writer for The Guardian attacks Robert Fisk’s “comedy of errors”
Video dispatch 20: No Woman, No Drive: First stirrings of Saudi democracy?
The four things we know about how civil wars end (and what this tells us about Syria)
Whither Saudi Arabia? (& Refusing to join a UN that abets mass murder)
Iran TV: Malala is a really a Polish Christian girl named “Jane” (& mid-air video)
British co-winner of Nobel Prize boycotts Israeli university of Jewish man he shares it with
Iranian cyber warfare chief ‘assassinated’ (& Palestinian Authority legalizes online dating)
Ha’aretz: Iran’s Holocaust-denial trickery may point to nuclear duplicity as well

September 2013

“Maybe, he’s just not that into you” (& French diplomat punches Israeli soldier)
An uplifting video (& ‘Kenya calls in Israeli special forces to help end mall siege’)
Israel’s secret doctors (& Disabled Gaza toddler lives at Israeli hospital)
Former UK ambassador: Monday was “the worst day for U.S. diplomacy since records began”
“The moral question nobody wants to answer”
No, Iranian President Rouhani didn’t wish Jews a ‘Blessed Rosh Hashanah’
No, Al-Qaeda doesn’t dominate the Syrian opposition
The U.S. replaced the British, but there is no one to replace America
Video dispatch 18: Syrian refugees: “May God bless Israel”

August 2013

“Like figures unearthed in Pompeii”
Israeli intelligence: Chemical weapons were fired by Assad’s brother Maher’s unit
UN chief admits bias against Israel (& Getting high beyond the Green Line)
Holocaust survivor’s killer receives hero’s welcome in West Bank
Leading Iranian: “If Rouhani is moderate, I’m the Jolly Green Giant” (& Photo of the day)
Egypt’s new ruler may be more Islamist than the West realizes
For the first time, Netanyahu faces significant criticism from both left and right in Israel

July 2013

“Because if he is released, I will no longer be able to live”
The “Al Jazeera Decade” (& Morsi charged with collaborating with Hamas)
Israel’s alleged underwater attack on Syria should serve as a warning to Iran
The twisted reality of an Italian freelancer in Syria
Muslim Brotherhood says Egypt’s new president is secretly Jewish
Daily Muslim call to prayer on British public TV (& Israeli rabbis: Weed “can be kosher”)

June 2013

French museum honors suicide bombers (& Sunni clerics: Shia are “worse than the Jews”)
Iran and Russia hardly believed their luck, as Obama did nothing
New Iranian president’s son killed himself “over father’s extremism”
Will Rouhani really moderate Iranian policies? (& Will sexual liberation bring down Iran’s regime?)
Video dispatch 17: Pushback against the “dictator Erdogan” - Scenes from the “Turkish summer”
Bereaved Israeli parents donate kidney to save Palestinian boy (& IDF’s sexy photos)
Israeli scientists develop bionic eye for people born blind (& Egyptian bites Israeli)
Video dispatch 16: Joshua Prager: In search of the man who broke my neck

May 2013

Seeking imaginary peace while a Sunni-Shia civil war rages (& Al-Jazeera apologizes – sort of)
Erdogan’s Kurdish gambit: Will it change the Mideast? (& a note on Richard Beeston)
Iran’s Ahmadinejad could face 74 lashes over election ‘violation’ (& World Press Photo ‘faked’)
Conference boycotted by Hawking has featured top Palestinian speakers every year
So why did Stephen Hawking think it was ok to visit Iran and China?
Iran’s plans to take over Syria (& the BBC repeats Assad’s propaganda to slur Israel)
Fayyad’s “farewell” interview: the lamentable Palestinian leadership
Iran: Women to blame for earthquakes (& Cable car to link Jerusalem’s Western Wall)

April 2013

Cambridge, Mass., “that notorious swamp of redneck bigotry”
Some notes on the aftermath of the Boston terror attacks
“Why are Israelis so damn happy?” (& confirmation that Assad used chemical weapons)
Margaret Thatcher, one of the greats (& Hamas fires rocket at Holocaust memorial service)
A rare 1945 BBC recording: Survivors in Belsen sing Hatikvah (& “No Place on Earth”)
Video dispatch 14: Jon Stewart under fire in Egypt (& Kid President meets Real President)
Mavi Marmara victim to donate compensation to Hamas, Islamic Jihad (& Saudi paralysis sentence)
“With the intent of erasing Israel from the Internet” (& European goverments fund a blood libel)
First gas from Israel’s new fields starts flowing: The strategic implications

March 2013

Obama exposes “that phony settlement excuse” (& new Palestinian Authority torture revelations)
Erdogan: Homosexuality ‘contrary to Islam’ (& Palestinian Authority: Erdogan should stay out of Gaza)
Netanyahu phones Erdogan to apologize for flotilla incident – and some reminder videos
“Remarks of President Barack Obama to the People of Israel”
Video dispatch 13: Amazing Israeli innovations Obama will see (& Tchaikovsky Flashwaltz!)
Norway admits its aid went to Palestinian terrorists (& “Reward for Obama’s capture”)
Syrians tear down gold statue of Hafez al-Assad, are then killed by his son (& other items)

February 2013

How AIPAC is losing (& an unusual death notice in the New York Times)
The speakers were never meant to live and tell their stories
Man faces year in jail for Abbas Facebook joke (& Arrested at the Western Wall)
Why Bashar Assad doesn’t have a nuclear weapons option to use now
The day Jews killed Jews – including survivors of the Nazis
Letters in The Sunday Times

January 2013

New Muslim Brotherhood Knesset member can’t decide which wife to bring
The anti-Israel cartoon the Sunday Times used to mark Holocaust Memorial Day
Iranian TV: U.S. planned 9/11 attacks (& Saudi man arrested for “seeking Jewish wife”)
Israeli democracy is alive and well
If the earth was flat
“This is my last election. After my election, I have more flexibility”

December 2012

Saudi detains dozens for “plotting to celebrate Christmas” (& “Jesus was a Palestinian”)
Christianity “close to extinction” in Middle East (& Top 10 Jewish Christmas songs)
Iranian TV: “Israeli death squads involved in Newtown bloodbath”
Swedish artist uses Holocaust victims’ ashes for painting (& murder attempt on Israeli children)
Gazans name new perfume after deadly Hamas missile; & UK editor speaks out
The Economist: Better to be born in Israel than in Italy, Japan, France, Britain, Spain

November 2012

Hamas victim dragged through the streets of Gaza by motorcycle was no collaborator
U.S. chooses stability over democracy in Egypt – but it will get neither
Will despots in Iran, Syria privately welcome Obama’s win?
A quarter of students studying Yiddish at Israeli university are Arabs (& First Israeli Arab woman to command IDF combat unit)
Hizbullah-land: A new place to take the kids! or “A Disneyland for terrorists”
The circus comes to Gaza – minus ladies and lion (& Jerusalem’s secular revival)

October 2012

Islamists: Allah sent Hurricane Sandy “to punish U.S.” (& Spot the difference: Obama-v-Romney video)
Trying to save his other arm (& Iranian revolutionary guards in Sudan)
Reuters: New iPhones snapped up in Gaza despite high prices (& Chomsky in Gaza)
“So, the question now is who is the real enemy of the Arab world?”
Underreported: Muslim protesters torch dozens of Buddhist temples (& Crucifixion in Yemen)
Iranian news agency: Ahmadinejad “more popular” than Obama among rural Americans

September 2012

Milan Kundera: “A small nation can disappear, and it knows it”
“Genocides, unlike hurricanes, are predictable, and Iran is following the pattern”
The “Innocence of Muslims” prompts a wave of anti-Semitic cartoons
The Mossad’s female spies: Flirting for Israel (& MSNBC: Israel is a “prisoner’s paradise”)
Who is “Sam Bacile”? (includes video clip)
Coptic Christians confirm role in anti-Islam film that media blamed on “Jews”

August 2012

If war with Iran comes, will the U.S. open its secret military depots in Israel?
The Iranian nuclear threat: “Israel is on its own” (& Facebook removes Hizbullah)
Welcome to Alawistan (& Aleppo: closer to Turkish Anatolia than to Arab Damascus)
“Egypt’s tremendous military might comes under Islamist control”
Hamas claims Mossad behind Sinai attack (& Hamas PM’s in-law treated at Tel Aviv hospital)
A Gold medal for Hava Nagila (& versions by the Beatles, Capt. Kirk, & Ms. Egypt)

July 2012

PA thanks IOC for refusing to honor Munich victims (& Abbas’ role in the massacre)
BBC replaces its hostile online picture depicting Israel (& UN cancels Barenboim concert)
Her final call: “I just found out I’m pregnant at last”
Is Iran afraid of a 12-year-old girl? (& Iraq’s court-ordered virginity tests)
Hamas continue Palestinian house demolitions (& Guns N’ Roses play Hatikva in Tel Aviv)
Journalism can be a dangerous business

June 2012

Egyptian beats pregnant wife to death for not voting for Morsi (& Putin prays in Jerusalem)
Alice Walker refuses to allow her book to appear in Hebrew (& notes on Euro 2012)
King Abdullah, 89: The dangers of Saudi succession (& Leaker-in-Chief)
Bibi gets the “Vanity Fair” treatment (& “cheerful” Sara turns to “Bild”)
Jewish star sings Persian classics in Tel Aviv and her fans in Iran can’t get enough
Burgers, fries and marijuana (& Knesset members join the fun)

May 2012

Turning on the microphones of Iranian computers (& rare gay showing in Iran)
What really upsets Hamas; & Saudis “ban the use of English language in hotels”
Leading Palestinian writer: Syrian detention facilities are “human slaughterhouses”
Anti-Israel activists launch campaign against Israel’s national bird (& The bionic woman)
“Echoes of ‘67: Israel unites” (& Remembering Peter David, Vidal Sassoon)
Netanyahu’s “political masterstroke” (& Gaza restaurant allows female waitress)
London 2012 Olympics official website: Jerusalem Capital of ‘Palestine,’ not Israel
Child Holocaust survivor finds haven as Muslim in Israel (& other items)

April 2012

Into the light (but only for a few)
The myth of Jeningrad, ten years on
“His Jewish advisors made him do it”
Netanyahu & Romney: a “decades-long friendship” (& Portuguese, Irish writers change their minds on Israel)
How free markets, even more than hasty elections, can transform the Middle East
How China is quietly building links with Israel (& Bolstering Israel-South Korean ties)
“The frozen chosen”: How the Jews helped build Alaska
Nobel Prize winner (& former SS member): Israel a threat to world peace

March 2012

Iran says it will send monkey into space (& French teacher pays tribute to mass killer Merah)
Omar Sharif Jr. comes out -- twice: “I’m gay and I’m Jewish” (& Mossad role for Bar Refaeli)
Media reporting lies about Gaza children deaths in relation to Toulouse murders
The most remarkably brave people
Barrage of rockets, 93% interception rate (& Support for Netanyahu at all-time high)
On hating the haredim (& not enough empathy with Ethiopian Israelis)
What my mother knew about the Assads (& Hamas’ rift with the new Egyptian government)
“He didn’t quite have a full grasp of what the full region looks like”

February 2012

Weakness invites war (& “The coming attack on Iran”)
Israel first country to have three political parties led by women (& NYT’s careless tweets)
Mossad thwarts Iranian attempt to kill Barak in Singapore (& Saudi Valentine’s arrests)
The Iranian threat to New York City (& Iran blames Israel for bombing itself)
Assad emails leaked, tips for misleading Western media revealed; & other items

January 2012

How one film revolutionized Holocaust commemoration: Schindler’s List, two decades on
The “Iranian Schindler” (& new report shows FDR deliberately let Jews die)
The Z-Word
The two faces of Al Jazeera
The Iron Lady
Tel Aviv voted world’s best gay city (& Israel prepares to accept Syrian refugees)
John Gross on the silver screen
Videos: John Gross’s friends remember him in London and New York
“If you want a good laugh, read the holiday card sent out by the Saudi Ambassador”

December 2011

Britain’s biggest bookseller promotes Mein Kampf for Christmas (& other stories)
Video dispatch 12: All I want for Christmas is...
The New York Times, simply making things up (& 2 million watch Egypt video)
“We wouldn’t want to be seen as ‘Bibiwashing’” (& Saudi woman beheaded, another raped, lashed)
“Freedom, Freedom!” How some foreign media are reporting the truth about Syria
The Arab spring comes to Russia? (& America has squandered its opportunity to lead)

November 2011

“The bluffer isn’t bluffing. He means what he says”
Aircraft are not the only means at Israel’s disposal
This may be the most unsurprising sneak attack in history
The Guardian acknowledges a degree of anti-Semitism
America’s dilemma in the Mideast: should it promote democracy or stability?
Two unrepentant murderers fall for each other... (& Get ready for a long winter)
UK, US, Israel “step up plans for Iran attack amid fresh nuclear fears”
A (guilty?) Goldstone rises to Israel’s defense (and in The New York Times)

October 2011

U.S. professor shouts “death to Israel” (& Facebook users offered $100k to kidnap Israelis)
Erdogan would rather see Turks die than have them rescued by Israelis
Condi Rice admits to Gaddafi video: “It was weird, but at least it wasn’t raunchy”
British Muslim radical: “And then I started reading Dershowitz’s The Case for Israel”
A phone call this morning from the Pardons Board (& freed murderers kill again)
Egypt’s prime minister joins the conspiracy theorists
One Israeli’s path from being mocked to winning a Nobel

September 2011

And the screens went blank in Ramallah (Plus: Palestinians depict Obama as an ape)
“In truth the question of what Netanyahu would concede is irrelevant”
Consider the month that Israel has just had
Ukrainian presidential advisor orders work stopped on Golden Rose hotel project
Goodbye, Golden Rose
Iran punishes Hamas for failing to back Syria’s crackdown (& Saif Gadhafi on Israel)
Turkish men pose to show women’s hidden wounds (& Kuwait: Israel was right on flotilla)
Israeli ambassador to US hosts Ramadan dinner (PA warned by own lawyers against UN vote)

August 2011

Up to 20 terrorists involved in today’s multiple attack on Israel (& Welcome grant for MEMRI)
UK paper fires anti-Israel writer for supporting London riots (& Libya deaths underreported)
The only “armed terrorist gang” in Syria
Iran: “Zionist regime directed terrorist attacks in Norway” (& Iran to sue West)

July 2011

Peres tells Arab media “Assad must go,” and Netanyahu again hints at it too
Americans in Greece (& Who can compete with NGO salaries in the West Bank?)
From Abbottabad to Worse
UN rules that Israel naval blockade is legal (& Tunisia’s “naked women” travel ads)
As North Korea starves, this is life in Gaza

June 2011

BBC apologizes for anti-Israel dog story (& Gaza Red Cross office attacked)
“How could the Left not fall for the Arab-lesbian-blogger hoax?” (& LSE attack)
Why Palestine no longer resembles parched and depopulated Saharan Chad
Video dispatch 10: British TV discovers the next revolutionary wave of Israeli technology
Syria: Where massacre is a family tradition
From Turkey: A tale of two cities: Istanbul vs. Jerusalem
Video Dispatch 9: A one state solution for a better Middle East? “Let the Jews run it all”
The UN can’t deliver a Palestinian state (& Abbas, the real obstacle to peace)

May 2011

Sign up here for the next big Gaza flotilla (& Bibi’s historic speech)
Saudis open world’s largest female university (& UAE hires private army)
Video Dispatch 8: Syrians burn Iranian and Russian Flags (not Israeli and U.S. ones)
How the Iranian government spins these dispatches
Palestinians: “Bin Laden could have been buried here” (& “Bin Laden’s one mistake”)
Video Dispatch 7: A brave woman stands up to an Imam (& Cheering Bin Laden in London)
Those killed in Bin Laden’s compound: The graphic photos
Some notes on the killing of Osama Bin Laden
They couldn’t even muster a press statement (& The Syria Lobby)

April 2011

As Syria slaughters hundreds, its ambassador gets wedding invite denied to Blair and Brown
Video Dispatch 6: Carrying out acts of terror is nothing new for the Assad family
Judge Goldstone changes his tune: Cartoons from the Arab world
The New York Times “Goldstones” Israel again
Black students group slams “Israel Apartheid Week” (& Odelia in a coma)
Syria’s Assad is worse than Gaddafi in many ways
Goldstone’s remarkable about-face (& Jeremy Bowen: Mugged by reality)
What should Asma al-Assad wear to the Syrian Revolution?

March 2011

Egypt: The Hangover begins (& Egypt Air wipes Israel off the map)
Elizabeth Taylor: “Trade me for Entebbe hostages” (& Those Israelis and their crazy terms!)
Remembering John Gross: “Friendship flooded the RIBA”
“Steve and Tyler were hit, and Anthony was headbutted”
As Israelis have their throats slit, can anyone explain this BBC headline?
Departing NPR Exec laments “Jewish control of newspapers” (& Vogue out of fashion)
Will the West let Gaddafi slaughter his way back to power?
Israeli song becomes accidental theme tune of Libyan rebels

February 2011

Will Libya’s $1000 an hour U.S. and British lobbyists stop their heinous work?
New Jordanian Justice Minister praises killer of Israeli schoolgirls as a “hero”
Gaza feeds “hungry” Egyptians in role reversal (& Journalists accused of being “Jews”)
The woman who helped start a revolution (& Video of rocket attack on Israeli wedding)
A troublesome ally (& “What Bush learned about Egyptian democratization”)
Mubarak’s regime may prove more brittle than Tunisia’s
So Israel wasn’t the central source of Arab concern after all?

January 2011

“The plays of Shakespeare, the novels of Tolstoy and the teeming streets of Dickens”
Al-Jazeera and The Guardian team up in apparent attempt to thwart two-state solution
“The Pleasure of His Company”
John Gross, “the Gentleman of Letters” (& other tributes)
“A man of letters” and a wonderful father
“As we all know by now, Israel has lost the battle for public opinion in the West”
Iran and others blame Jews for New Year’s church massacre in Egypt
Video dispatch 5: A Jewish tune with a universal appeal

December 2010

Video dispatch 4: While some choose boycotts, others choose “Life”
Video dispatch 3: Vladimir Putin sings “Blueberry Hill” (& opera in the mall)
“A shy little bird hidden in my rib cage”
Pardo to replace Dagan as Mossad head (& Egypt: Mossad to blame for shark attacks!)

November 2010

FBI Hate Crimes Report completely contradicts media reporting; & Praying for rain
On searching your laptop at airports (& other stories)
In first Hebrew-language broadcast, Al Qaeda-linked group threatens Israel
Is this the most anti-Israel publication in the world?
Video dispatch 2: Iran: Zuckerberg created Facebook on behalf of the Mossad
Video dispatch 1: The Lady In Number 6
What if the tables were reversed?
Is this the most stupid article of the year ? Yes, by far (& Hillary’s birthday wishes)

October 2010

Saudi employer hammers nails into Sri Lankan maid (& Booth converts to Islam)
WikiLeaks inadvertently reveals Israel took great care to avoid civilian casualties
When we talked about “starvation” we meant plasma TVs and Café Latte
62 years on, the continuing struggle to recognize Israel as a Jewish state
The government that cried wolf (& other pieces)
Because what he said wasn’t true (& How long did this take?)
“And over here is where the gas chambers didn’t exist…”
In global hunt for Dubai “hit men,” the trail goes cold

September 2010

We underestimate Ahmadinejad at our peril (& Pregnant shooting victim gives birth)
NY Review of Books discovers Fayyad (& Hamas shuts down Gaza cafes and parks)
Leading Egyptian paper caught doctoring White House photo (& Burning U.S. flags in London)
Time adds its voice to the delegitimizers (& WaPo: “The Economist’s unforgivable silence”)
Genghis Khan with a nuclear bomb (& Israel’s best friends in the Mideast: The Kurds)
“I am a refugee” (& “The Paula Abdul theory of foreign policy”)

August 2010

Media backtracks on Gaza (& UK Foreign Office chief’s PLO connection)
Israel removes wall between Jerusalem neighborhood and Palestinian town
Apartheid update (& “Cinema Jenin” opens amid fanfare and lights)
UN admits Israel was attacked without provocation; media coverage disgraceful
West Bank rape victim under pressure (& Hamas goes to the bank)

July 2010

A nice new shopping mall opened today in Gaza: Will the media report on it?
Al-Qaeda has its eyes set on Gaza (& Why Egypt fears the Palestinians)
Abbas says one thing to the Palestinians, another to Obama (& Spain’s gay problem)
Netanyahu “absolutely” favors a Palestinian state (& CNN fires its Mideast editor)
The Obama-Netanyahu love fest (& CNN’s Octavia Nasr says sorry)
“The secret war against Iran” (& CNN reporter mourns Hizbullah spiritual leader)

June 2010

Yet more evidence of creeping Israeli authoritarianism (& forged passports back in the news)
Turks kill 130 Kurds (& The world’s favorite sport is…)
What is a peace activist anyway?
Beating up on Israel from East and West: anti-Semitism at sea
“Rachel Corrie is on Her Way” – Due to attempt to land shortly in Gaza
“The world is tired of these troublesome Jews, 6 million – that number again”

May 2010

Videos of today’s tragic incident off the coast of Israel
Fancy restaurants and Olympic-size swim pools: what the media won’t report about Gaza
Guess what the first demonstration against Cameron was about?
The liars, crooks and tyrants who run the UN (& Russian fantasies about Israel)
Goldstone’s death sentences for blacks: Just following orders (& Turkey’s first nudist hotel)
Israel stole our goats, says Lebanon (& Saddam’s UK MP defeated)
If Clegg were British foreign minister…
No Joke: UN adds Iran to Women’s Rights Commission (& Hamas extends crackdown on fun)

April 2010

To al-Qaeda’s horror, India emerges as one of Israel’s closest allies
UK bans Israeli Western Wall tourism advert (& When Armageddon lives next door)
British and French shops occupied; Israel mourns a friend in President Kaczynski
There’s no pleasing some terrorists (& Social networking, Palestinian-style)
As Fayyad says Next Year in Jerusalem, Hamas says put Fayyad on trial
Obama: I have seen the enemy and it’s Jewish housing
A paper peace, or a real and lasting peace?
“The fall-out between America and Israel is a serious threat to world peace”

March 2010

Nazi scandal engulfs Human Rights Watch - at last covered properly by a major paper
Washington Post: Obama’s behavior to Israel is “startling” and “puzzling”
Palestinian Authority honors top terrorist the moment Biden leaves the West Bank
MSNBC’s Matthews and NYT’s Bronner’s racist slur against Israelis
Israel has its faults, but apartheid isn’t one of them (& Another hit job by the FT)
Delegitimization is a genuine threat for Israel (and so is anti-Semitism)
Senior Saudi: kill those who oppose gender segregation (& Paul Martin’s plight)

February 2010

Only one group could be behind the latest hit -- the Irish Jews
Journalism 007: Reporting fiction as fact
Is Israel the only suspect over Dubai death?
Goldstone co-author: Hamas fired “something like two” rockets before Gaza war
Police probe “Kill Jews” remark at Oxford univ. (& Mussolini iPhone app withdrawn)
Christian Aid apologizes for Nazi comparisons on Holocaust Memorial Day
Less Mideast “peace processing” please (& Berlusconi: “Let Israel join the EU”)

January 2010

Iran: “Israeli doctors stealing Haitian organs” (& Jerusalem mayor attacks BBC “lies”)
Obama misjudges his misjudgment (& Israeli and Iranian ministers shake hands)
And his name will be ‘Israel’: Mother of Haitian baby honors IDF rescuers
“Taliban may be descended from Jews” (& Iran finds a friend in Italy)
Iran rejects Kerry -- and Egypt expels Galloway
Science fiction soon to become reality as Israel develops robot weapons
The cold-blooded internet murderer Fatah and Hamas want free

December 2009

Amazing Video – Iranian protesters save men from hanging, then get shot
BBC feeding infamous anti-Semitic lies to Iranians -- in Persian (& Europe’s Israel obsession)
Britain’s singling out of Israel goes further than ever (& Is Prince Harry a war criminal?)
Leading Ha’aretz writer: “Netanyahu is positioning himself left of Rabin”
Ehud Olmert in his own words: What I offered President Abbas
“Let’s substitute Israel Apartheid Week with Palestine Democracy Week”
Israel quietly helps to build Palestine, without Obama and the EU’s interference

November 2009

Israeli gold winners left to sing their own anthem (& British diplomat “outs” Jews)
“Oh I forgot, the Jews have all the oil” (& Obama’s home teleprompter malfunctions)
Life of Mohammed to be filmed (& BBC quiz winner thinks al-Qaeda is an Israeli organization)
Holocaust denier appointed as Iran’s media boss (& Saudi F-15s bomb Yemen)
“Don’t count on Goldstone to curb Israel’s response to attacks on Tel Aviv”
Britain’s West Bank torturers; & The Guardian runs an extraordinary attack on Melanie Phillips

October 2009

Does Obama believe in human rights? (and what that might mean for Israel)
HRW senior staff compare Israeli conduct to the 3.5 million dead and raped in Congo
As the UN endorses Goldstone report, even Goldstone now criticizes the UN
UNRWA proposes teaching Holocaust in Gaza after all (& Anne Frank online)
Israeli businessman seeks to buy Al-Jazeera (& The Guardian’s KGB-style Israel cleansing)
Israelis are from Mars and Palestinians from Venus. How will we reconcile them?
“We thought we’d never see the day when France’s president shows more resolve than America’s”
Even B’Tselem now criticizes Goldstone (& Saudi Arabia’s interfaith Nazi)

September 2009

“Goldstone’s crime against human rights” (& a mental patient at the UN)
Transcript: CNN grills Netanyahu on Israeli “war crimes” (& other items)
Dachau survivor asks Goldstone: How dare you? (& Peres: Goldstone “legitimized terrorism”)
Iran: “Einstein secretly converted to Shi’a Islam” (& Reuters “terrorist” journalist)
Associated Press: thousands of Arabs moving into Jewish areas of Jerusalem
Gadhafi celebrates 40 years in power by blaming Israel for “all of Africa’s conflicts”
And were there never any Romans in Rome either?
Obama’s approval rating in Israel falls to new low (& No male teachers allowed)

August 2009

A Jewish tune with a universal appeal (From the Beatles to Bollywood to the Starship Enterprise)
Dutch journalist: Flu pandemics are a Jewish conspiracy (& Swedish media blood libel)
Israel criticizes Human Rights Watch for its fundraising from Saudi regime
How many degrees does Gilad Shalit have? (& Facebook closes Hamas leader’s fan page)
Lockerbie: Has an innocent man been locked up?
The truth about Fatah – revealed by Fatah itself (& Fatah’s general secretary claims that Abbas helped “murder” Arafat)

July 2009

The Brides wore Black: Hamas widows re-marry (& The idiocies of Naomi Klein)
Happy birthday, Tel Aviv (& Ilan Halimi trial verdict)
“Nuke could wipe Israel out in seconds”; “Saudis give nod to Israeli raid on Iran”
Another luxury Palestinian shopping mall opens; & “Haifa university: “No Jews allowed”

June 2009

Fatah: “Wailing Wall is ours”; Egyptian cleric cracks the Pepsi code; & other items
Twitter 1, BBC 0: online videos show the real face of Ahmadinejad
What Iran has been doing while you were watching the protests (& other aspects of the uprising)
Official transcript of Israeli PM Netanyahu’s speech calling for demilitarized Palestinian state
“The Cost”: a military exchange between American and Israeli friends
“The speech President Obama won’t dare give to the Muslim world”
Protests against appointment of UNESCO head who wants to burn Israeli books
King of Morocco acknowledges truth of Holocaust (while more Israeli Arabs deny it)

May 2009

The Jewish Nakba: in many ways worse than the Arab
Mossad’s hidden successes against Iran so far – but they are not enough
“Why Israel will bomb Iran” (& “The myth of meaningful Iranian retaliation”)
“Obama, and the world, in 2012, after he fails to deal with Iran”
UNESCO makes Beirut “World Book Capital 2009” as it bans “The Diary of Anne Frank”
Media News 9: Happy Birthday, YouTube! (& other media matters)

April 2009

Swiss government requisitions 40 lavish hotel rooms for Ahmadinejad (& Elie Wiesel abused at Durban II)
“By the time the Soviet Army reached Auschwitz, my father was no longer there”
Obama to host Passover seder in the White House (& French supermarket Intifada)
What Avigdor Lieberman actually said (& When Amish met Heimish)
Fatah activists threaten to kill Palestinian conductor who played for Holocaust survivors
“Israel’s Sudan strike targeted weapons capable of hitting Tel Aviv and Dimona”

March 2009

Exclusive: This is CNN (& BBC-UNRWA connection revealed)
A proud Israeli Bedouin writes (& Japanese paper criticizes UN over Durban II conference)
Boycott apartheid Egypt! (& shoe hurled at Mahmoud Ahmadinejad)
Riots in Sweden; torture in Argentina; Arab-Jewish duo at Eurovision
Remembering the injured: The remarkable story of Kinneret Chaya
Miracle: Hamas terrorist comes back to life (& Israeli school hit by rocket)
Middle Eastern and Western anti-Semites compete to outdo each other

February 2009

Jane’s: Syria building chemical weapons plant (& Dubai bans novel with gay characters)
Denmark – no Jews at our schools please (and “anti-Semitism in London’s theatreland”)
Israel votes (& Washington Post latest to report IDF didn’t hit Gaza school)
Major Australian paper latest to attack UN for disseminating “lies” about Gaza
Investigation by Canada’s leading paper finds: No Palestinians killed in the UN school in Gaza
“We didn’t run away. It was an orderly walk backwards.”

January 2009

“Dear Palestinian Arab brethren…” (& “Israel refuses to win”)
“The moral chasm that separates Jews from their enemies”
Gaza doctor: Hamas exaggerated Gaza death toll – 500 to 600 killed, mostly fighters, not 1,250
“This isn’t a reality TV show or an episode of Big Brother”
Annihilation of terrorists; no one protested. (No Jews involved.)
Even in Florida: “Nuke, nuke Israel… the Jews need a big oven”
Seven ways to make Israel’s response proportionate
Amos Oz: Hamas’s crimes against humanity

December 2008

Barack Obama: If somebody was rocketing my two daughters as they slept at night…
New low for British media: Ahmadinejad invited to address UK on Christmas
‘Tis the season for anti-Israel tunes (& “Jews for Christmas”)
Protecting against dirty bombs; questions over Hillary; colorful Islamic fashion
Top Egyptian cleric asked to purify hand after accidentally shaking Peres’ hand
Jimmy Carter pleads with Hizbullah to meet him, but Hizbullah refuse
“The luckiest Jihadi in town” (& U.S. Jewish groups train against Mumbai-style attack)
“Whodunit!?” (& So, why kill the rabbi?)
No, they weren’t “practitioners” (& Time magazine, aiding anti-Semites?)

November 2008

If this isn’t terrorism, what is?
Afghan schoolgirls blinded with acid for not wearing a full burqua (& other items)
Egyptian lawyer on top Arab TV station: Israeli women should be threatened with rape
Al-Jazeera TV commentator: “Rahm Emmanuel is an officer in the Israeli Mossad”
Former Times editor: The media “votes early and votes often” – for Obama
CIA’s loss of top spies is “catastrophic” (& Obama-Petraeus “fall out”)

October 2008

Israel to become ultimate swing state? (& Sarkozy: Obama’s stance on Iran is “utterly immature”)
Shimon Peres to be knighted by Queen Elizabeth II; Malaysia: women mustn’t wear trousers; & other items
Will Barack Obama make John McCain his Secretary of Defense?
“Saudi women must wear one-eyed black veils” (& America kills a Swede in Iraq)
Hamas: Jews to blame for global financial crisis; major upsurge of anti-Semitic postings on Internet
“Flirting” with Sarah Palin earns new Pakistani president a fatwa (& other items)

September 2008

First permanent foreign military force takes up positions in Israel (& a warm welcome on the Upper West Side)
Peres at UN: Ahmadinejad is a “disgrace to Islam” (& still no word on missing American in Iran)
Netanyahu: “Joining a coalition under Livni is like joining Lehman brothers”
Iran prepares Salman Rushdie’s coffin, as Hillary Clinton cancels appearance at NY rally against Ahmadinejad
Watching “Friends” in Gaza as first ever Palestinian soap opera is postponed
How dare they be working class – and how dare she be a woman?
Ahmadinejad: Zionists behind S. Ossetia, Abkhazia conflicts (& 63% of Americans support Israeli strike on Iran)
Top Iranian mullah compares women to donkeys (& a note on Sarah Palin)

August 2008

Soft on Iran: Serious concerns in Israel about Joe Biden
Italy admits it shielded Palestinian terrorists; & al-Jazeera apologizes to Israel
The lessons for Israel and other small democracies from the Georgian conflict
Syrian nuclear chief eliminated (& IDF soldiers risk lives to rescue Fatah men)
At last, Reuters tells the truth about Hamas (& Obama: Ich Bin Ein Beginner)

July 2008

Israel sanctions al-Jazeera after it holds party for released child-killer (& other items)
Israelis’ Obama skepticism (& McCain on Israeli TV last night: I won’t allow a second Holocaust)
Hizbullah moves into “every town” in south Lebanon (& world media reaction to Kuntar release)
A long way from Entebbe: Hizbullah’s triumph, as Israel lets murderers go free
17 girls rescued from Brussels hotel after being “enslaved” by UAE royals (& other overlooked items)
Colombia hostage rescue: Israeli help revealed (& King of Jordan ridicules Israel boycott)
New York Times headline makes Jerusalem terror attack sound like an accident

June 2008

Sarkozy denounces vicious beating of Jewish teenager (& BBC promotes anti-Semitism)
Libya’s Gaddafi says Israel will kill Obama – “as it did JFK” (& U.S. intel warnings)
Top Nazi war criminal spotted mingling with Croatian soccer fans in Austria
Israeli company develops system to see through walls (& bacteria that produces petrol)
So who would you put your money on? Buffett or Ahmadinejad?
The List: The worst places to be a terrorist (& other articles)
Iran’s Ahmadinejad attacks Jews at UN food summit in Rome
More on al-Dura: “It’s hard to exaggerate the significance of this case”

May 2008

French state TV loses al-Dura libel case (& Amy Winehouse to undergo drug rehab in Israel)
Lebanese Prime Minister: “Even Israel never dared to do to Beirut what Hizbullah has done”
Rupert Murdoch: European media hostility to Israel has anti-Semitic roots
Parting gift?: “Bush to offer Israel crucial new radar system” (& Iranian shell kills Israeli)
Israel at 60: “Well done for surviving – and flourishing”
Israel at 60 (part 2): “Israel was a dream, since the time of Moses”
Israel at 60 (part 3): Still dealing with outlandish conspiracy theories and blood libels
Journalist of the year calls Israel “shit,” as Israel marks Holocaust Memorial Day

April 2008

Bahrain set to appoint Jewish woman as its ambassador to the U.S. (& Yemeni girl, 8, gets divorced)
Hamas enraged by mixed dancing on the West Bank (& Egypt builds a wall)
Obama’s poor choice of advisors
BBC Arabic service “boosts terrorists” (& the Shin Bet goes online today)
Al-Hayat: Jimmy Carter to meet Hamas in Damascus; Hamas murders more Israeli civilians
Into Ramallah with George W. Bush

March 2008

Guardian editor finally apologizes for comparing Israel to al-Qaeda
U.S. State Dept. confirms: Much anti-Semitism now in the guise of hatred of Israel
Saving Baby Mohammed
Fatah’s young guard: “Blessed martyrdom operation in occupied [West] Jerusalem”
The myth of America’s unpopularity (& the “McCain-Soros conspiracy,” says Iran)
Dying for a degree; & Ashkelon under attack
Code Red in Sderot: Living in the most heavily bombed place in the world

February 2008

Ahmadinejad: Israel is a filthy bacteria (& shock as the BBC apologizes for Hizbullah coverage)
As Musharraf’s party concedes defeat, an analysis of Pakistani-Israeli relations
He’s not quite Osama Bin Laden... But he almost is
In flip-flop, U.S. says Iran may be able to make nukes by next year (& more stonings in Iran)
“Not since John Kerry has America had such an outstanding candidate for the Presidency”
(1) The poor of Africa (2) The media’s selective use of photos
Sinai now “open gateway” for Palestinian terrorists as suicide bombers hit Israeli shopping mall

January 2008

Norman Finkelstein “votes against his own motion”; Gandhi forced to resign; Anne Frank abused again
Does Oxford think it ok to honor a man who calls Anne Frank a “Holo-porn” star?
A rare apology from The Washington Post (& Mohammed cartoons editor jailed for three years)
“Ahmadinejad secretly met with U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates in Qatar”
Egyptian magazine confirms Arafat was behind Munich Olympic and other murders
Time magazine gets rids of its two conservative columnists, & The NY Times hires one
Iranian hardliners appear to endorse Mike Huckabee
Christmas Smear (& Ha’aretz editor to Condoleezza Rice: America please “rape” us)
Poll of Saudis: Don’t like Jews or Christians, want nuclear weapons and Israel destroyed