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Sunday, July 27, 2014

Notes from Israel

Israeli Commander Rasan Alian returns to work after an injury.

And Naftali Bennett, Israeli Minister of the Economy responds appropriately to an obviously hostile and clearly biased anchor from Sky Programming (Well, we can't call it news, can we?).  Though considering the anchor's lack of weapons, perhaps this could be considered a disproportionate response from Mr. Bennett in this battle of wits.

A safe place;
Petach Tikva’s Schneider Children’s Hospital during a Gaza rocket attack – Photo: Dr. Vigler
Note there are a couple of head scarves in this photo of hospital staff taking care of newborns in a stairwell. Apartheid failure.  (H/T Isreallycool)

And in another smooth move John Kerry continues the process of alienating allies in the area:
none of those episodes, though deeply troubling and relating to issues central to Israel’s well-being, provoked the kind of outraged disbelief at Kerry’s performance that has been emanating from the Israeli leadership in the past 48 hours. Leaked comments from unnamed senior government sources to Army Radio, Channel 2 and other Hebrew outlets have described the secretary as amateurish, incompetent, incapable of understanding the material he is dealing with — in short, a blithering fool.But actually, it’s worse than that. What emerges from Kerry’s self-initiated ceasefire mission — Israel had already accepted the Egyptian ceasefire proposal; and nobody asked him to come out on a trip he prefaced with sneering remarks about Israel’s attempted “pinpoint” strikes on Hamas terror targets — is that Jerusalem now regards him as duplicitous and dangerous.


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