Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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Shin Bet Justice: Tunnel Vision?

10:28 05 September in Latest, Politics
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[caption id="attachment_695" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Tunneling under Israel"][/caption] Tunnels. The very word connotes ancient secrets, mystic rites and modern adventure. Israel is blessed with tunnels both natural (the country gets whole pages on spelunking websites) and man made: The "Rabbinical" tunnels alongside and beneath the Temple Mount...

This Week's Links

12:27 04 September in Latest, Misc
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Indiana Jones, err, archaeologists discovered a 2,600 year-old bulla bearing the name "Gedaliah ben Pashur" in the City of David. It may or may not be the key to a secret compartment with killer mummies.  [JUF] You're my hero! Israeli firefighters, during what was obviously a...

Hasbara? Leave it to the Canadians

09:22 19 August in Latest, Politics
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Senior Editor Mandy Katz reports from Israel: Rather than presenting its case to foreigners, Israel should save its breath, a leading Israeli diplomat asserted last week. "Yes to public diplomacy, no to apologetics," former U.S. Consul-General Alon Pinkas told an audience assembled at Jerusalem's Begin Center...

How loyal is your consulate?

18:29 18 August in Latest, Misc
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These days nothing seems extreme when testing out your country’s loyalty. The latest phenomenon of citizen “chutzpah” is overwhelming Israeli consulates worldwide. No matter where in the world they are, or how personal of a dilemma they got themselves into, Israelis seem to feel that...