Shhhh, Don’t Tell Anyone: Hamas Won

Shhhh, Don’t Tell Anyone: Hamas Won

By ANDREW MCCARTHY, FRONTPAGEMAG— Barack Obama brought enough Chicago-style community organizing to Israel that Benjamin Netanyahu knew what he would have to do. If he hoped to keep the tepid support of his country’s essential but icy ally, Israel’s prime...
Dangerous liaisons

Dangerous liaisons

By RUTHIE BLUM, ISRAEL HAYOM— The last thing U.S. President Barack Obama did before leaving Israel on Friday was to make Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu phone Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to apologize for the events of May 30, 2010 — the day...
Greeks stop another Gaza ship

Greeks stop another Gaza ship

BY AVIEL MAGNEZI, YNET— For the second time in recent days, a Gaza-bound ship attempted to leave its Greek port without authorization en route to the Strip, prompting Greek forces to stop it at sea.   This time it was the Canadian Tahrir vessel, which left Crete...
Gaza boat defies Greek ban

Gaza boat defies Greek ban

BY AVIEL MAGNEZI, YNET— American activists set sail from Greece on Friday aboard a boat set to take part in a pro-Palestinian flotilla to Gaza, defying calls from Israel to cancel it and a ban by Athens.  The vessel was stopped by the Greek Coast Guard some 25...
5770: The look and learn year

5770: The look and learn year

by Liat Collins, JPost If life is a learning experience, the year just ending provided its fair share of interesting lessons. One lesson being that life, indeed, is not fair. Like most years, 5770 was not so much a learning curve as a jagged graph. When we were up, we...