About: Anne in Petah Tikva

ex-British Israeli, I blog about pro-Israel activism and monitoring the media.




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After 37 years, body of missing Israeli soldier Zachary Baumel returns home

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0euaJdpWMec
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Posted by    Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 2:00pm 4/14/2019 at 2:00pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0euaJdpWMec

Thirty seven years ago, in the summer of 1982, Israel went to war against the PLO in Lebanon in what was known as Operation Peace for Galilee (Milchemet Shlom Hagalil) and later known as the First Lebanon War.

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Israeli Firebomb Victim’s Mother: Why I didn’t go to see the terrorist sentenced

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Posted by    Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 8:30pm 7/6/2017 at 8:30pm

Ayala Shapira was the 11 year old Israeli girl who was terribly injured in December 2014 by a Molotov cocktail (i.e., a firebomb) thrown by Palestinian terrorists at the family car.

She suffered horrific burns to her face and upper body, and was more dead than alive for a while.

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40 Years Since the Entebbe Rescue Operation

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Posted by    Monday, July 4, 2016 at 11:00am 7/4/2016 at 11:00am

Today is the 4th of July and besides being the 240th birthday of America…

(Mazal Tov! You’ve already doubled the usual wish of “until 120” )

…it is also the 40th anniversary of an equally auspicious day – the miraculous rescue by IDF special forces of over 100 Jewish...

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Report from Israel: “They will never drive us out, no matter how much terror they pour on us”

https://legalinsurrection.com/2015/10/israeli-security-forces-kill-boy-16/
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Posted by    Monday, October 12, 2015 at 8:30pm 10/12/2015 at 8:30pm
https://legalinsurrection.com/2015/10/israeli-security-forces-kill-boy-16/

When Professor Jacobson asked if I wanted to write a post describing how we Israelis are feeling under the current onslaught of terror and vicious incitement, I thought to myself “How do I expand “furious, angry, frightened and frustrated” into a few hundred words?

It is rather hard to put these harsh...

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This child #WasBurnedAlive in West Bank, but you probably never heard of her

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Posted by    Monday, August 3, 2015 at 11:33am 8/3/2015 at 11:33am

All of Israel is reeling with shock at the news of the firebombing of the Dawabshe family’s home in the Palestinian village of Duma, in which 1 year old baby Ali Saad was killed and his parents and siblings very severely injured.

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My roots trip to Germany

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 7:00am 5/19/2015 at 7:00am

Last Sunday, May 10, 2015,  I set out, together with my husband, brother and sister-in-law, on a “roots” trip to Germany.

I was feeling rather ambivalent about the whole trip as I always swore to myself that I would never set foot in Germany after what happened to my family and of...

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An Israeli’s view of the elections

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Posted by    Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 8:00pm 3/19/2015 at 8:00pm

In case you missed the latest news, the final results of the Israeli elections are in, and here are the numbers:

Likud (Netanyahu): 30
Zionist Union (Yitzchak Herzog): 24
Joint Arab List: 13
Yesh Atid (Yair Lapid): 11
Kulanu (Moshe Kachlon): 10
Bayit Yehudi (Naftali Bennett): 8
Shas (Sephardi haredim): 7
Yisrael Beitenu (Avigdor Liberman): 6
United Torah Judaism (Ashkenazi...

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