Archive: May 2012

Today on the Tribal Update, the satirical weekly newscast produced by Latma, the Hebrew-language satirical media criticism website I run, we bring you the anthem Jews United Against Israel. We also present the woes of your average Israeli Joe trying to make ends meet, and Awad, our resident jihadist describes the travails of Palestinian terrorists at a time that Israel is beset by violent crimes perpetrated by illegal aliens from Eritrea and Sudan. Here is the full show.   And he…
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 Andrew Breitbart strikes from the grave! If you haven't seen Drudge, the story in short is that Breitbart.com reported that in 1991, Obama's literary agent published a booklet with the bio above stating point blank that he was born in Kenya. Now she says it was just a silly mistake. Let's grant that Obama really was born in the USA as he claims. I find it creepy that he allowed his literary agent to lie and claim that he was born in Kenya in a bid to market his book. Doesn't…
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This week on the Tribal Update, the weekly satirical news broadcast produced by Latma, the Hebrew-language satirical media criticism website I run, we bring you the updated French national anthem. We also feature a trip to the top of Mt. Everest and Israel's premiere investigative reporter Ilana Dayan's exposes on a plot to usurp Israel's rightful owners. Enjoy the show!   Latma is funded through contributions to the Center for Security Policy in Washington. If you are in th…
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Two weeks ago, US Congressman Joe Walsh published an op-ed in the The Washington Times in which he called for the US and Israel to abandon the two-state solution. After running through the record of Palestinian duplicity, failed governance, terrorism and bad faith, he called for Israel to apply its sovereignty to Judea and Samaria. In his words, Israel should "adopt the only solution that will bring true peace to the Middle East: a single Israeli state from the Jordan River to the Mediterra…
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I've received many emails asking for the clip of Prof. Mahali's erudite explanation for long winter nights from The Tribal Update as a separate item.So here it is.    Also, for those of you who still haven't seen it - or distributed it, here's the English-subtitled version of our Israeli apology to the Danish ISMer who got his nose squeezed last month while interfering with IDF operations in the Jordan Valley.   Enjoy and spread far and wide! 
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This week on the Tribal Update the satirical newscast produced weekly by Latma, the Hebrew-language, satirical media criticism website I run, we bring you Shaul Mofaz - stand up comedian on the Bibi Show. We also bring you Peace Now head Yariv Googleheimer - who served in the IDF for three whole years, (mandatory conscription period for men), waxing poetic about his Zionism. Finally, we bring you Oxford Don, Prof. Yousouf Al-Mahali explaining why winter nights are long. Enjoy the show! …
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In all of our many conversations that took place over the better part of the past decade, I never asked Prof. Benzion Netanyahu what led him to become an historian. Certainly it was a function of his concern for his nation and his recognition that our very existence hung in the balance. Certainly, too, it was a function of his insatiable intellectual curiosity. I don't know whether his decision was the function of a specific event or simply a natural progression of his life's path. But thro…
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One of the achievements of his government that Prime Minister Netanyahu took pride in during a recent speech was the tall fence we're building along the 220KM border with Egypt. Only problem is that from the video below, it is pretty clear that we might want to have a clear path to the Sinai so that we can preempt the millions of Egyptians that are planning on marching to Jerusalem.  I have said for years that our defensive strategy has got to stop being based on defensive military sys…
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 Here's a quick first take on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's unity deal with Kadima leader Shaul Mofaz. I don't think that this move was either motivated by or will impact Netanyahu's decisions regarding Iran's nuclear weapons program. If the elections had been carried out in September, as we thought, Netanyahu would certainly have been reelected. Obama, concerned about his foreign policy bona fides and the Jewish vote on the eve of his reelection bid, would have been unable to un…
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