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Daily Archives: July 7, 2017

Shalom-Namaste: Israel and India’s not-so-secret friendship

Modi’s visit is a way to appreciate old gestures and build on them. It was time the world saw the hugs and the handshakes. In Netanyahu’s words, “swagat hai,” welcome, to this new era. Much...

Noam Arnon: Approve Handicapped Elevator Access to Tomb of the Patriarchs in response to...

Noam Arnon from the Hebron Jewish Community, suggested to IMRA three "action items" for the Netanyahu Administration in response to the UNESCO vote today: #1. Immediate approval of the ramp/elevator to provide handicapped access to...

Yes – Netanyahu Relies on Pressure

Here is the scenario: Step #1 Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu balks at doing "x" out of concern for international repercussions. Step #2: Either a coalition partner or senior Likud members cause a crises because "x" isn't...

Haniyeh reaffirms commitment to resistance in speech as new head of Hamas

GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- In his first speech at the new head of the Hamas politburo, Ismail Haniyeh stressed that the Palestinian right of return, the liberation of Palestinian lands and holy sites, and...

Gaza’s Inhabitants Share the Blame with Hamas

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The claim that Gaza’s inhabitants are hapless victims of Hamas is highly questionable. Gazans are either silent about or openly supportive of the trading of corpses of Israeli soldiers in return for Hamas...

ANC resolves to downgrade South African embassy in Israel

The ANC national policy conference has adopted a policy recommendation made by the ANC in the Western Cape to downgrade the South African embassy in Israel to a liaison office in a bid to reduce...

Friends and neighbours…writes Michael Kuttner

New friendships consolidated, other “friends” lecturing us and our neighbours up to their usual tricks – all part of this week’s nonstop action. The visit of the Indian Prime Minister with a very large delegation...