Archive: Mar 2012

I went to the US Consulate this week to take care of certain family business. It was a thoroughly unpleasant experience. I think it is ironic that two days after my extremely unpleasant experience at the consulate, State Department Spokeswoman Victoria Nuland refused to say what the capital of Israel is. It was ironic because anyone who visits the consulate knows that the US's position on Jerusalem is in perfect alignment with that of Israel's worst enemies. Last time I went to the consulat…
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This week on the Tribal Update, the satirical newscast produced every wee by Latma, the Hebrew-language satirical media criticism website I run we present IDF OC Central Command Major General Nitzan Alon speaking about his non-political position on settlements, the Palestinians and everything in between.We also bring you a new sketch with our favorite suicide bombers Jamil and Awad and a children't story about a man who forgot something and couldn't remember what it was.Enjoy!   Latma…
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After having criticized Mitt Romney for having former CIA and NSA director Michael Hayden advising him, I feel it is only fair to point out that former US Ambassador to the UN John Bolton is also advising the likely Republican presidential nominee. And unlike Hayden, Bolton  is a brilliant strategic thinker, organizational leader and innovator, and friend of Israel. In an article in Newsmax published this week, Bolton laid out the threat a nuclear armed Iran poses to the Middle East an…
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General Michael Hayden wrote an oped for CNN on Iran's nuclear program and the disparity between the US and Israeli assessments of the threat it poses. Hayden served as the head of the NSA and the CIA under Bush 43. He now advises Mitt Romney. In his oped, Hayden backs Obama's policy of waiting for incontrovertible evidence that Iran is actually building nuclear bombs before attacking and says it is in perfect alignment with Bush's policy. He also gives a strong defense of the 2007 Nat…
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This week's episode of the Tribal Update, the news satire show produced weekly by Latma, the Hebrew language media satire website I run we bring you Count Von Snobbenberg presenting the EU PUTZ award to Catherine Ashton for her extraordinary statement comparing the massacre of Jewish children in Toulouse to the imaginary plight of Gazan children.We also demonstrate how you can get on the fast track to intellectual status in Tel Aviv and bring you still more pearls of wisdom from Oxford don Prof.…
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The massacre of Jewish children at the Ozar Hatorah Jewish day school in Toulouse presents us with an appalling encapsulation of the depraved nature of our times - although at first glance, the opposite seems to be the case. On the surface, the situation was cut and dry. A murderer drove up to a Jewish school and executed three children and a teacher. Led by French President Nicolas Sarkozy, all of France decried the massacre and announced its solidarity with the French Jewish communit…
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Apparently part of being on maternity leave involves having no time to update my website. So this week I will post the Tribal Update from last week as well as this week. As you know, the Tribal Update is the weekly news satire program produced by Latma, the Hebrew language media satire website that I run.In last week's show we present Oxford Professor Yusuf al-Mahali discussing the cause of the survival of racism in our multicultural world. We also present a discussion with Professor Boroch…
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