Archive: Apr 2013

The time has come for Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to confront US President Barack Obama. A short summary of events from the past three days: On Tuesday morning, the head of the IDF's Military Intelligence Analysis Division Brig. Gen. Itay Brun revealed that the Syrian government has already used "lethal chemical weapons," against Syrian civilians and opposition forces. Brun described footage of people visibly suffering the impact of chemical agents, apparently sarin gas. Hours…
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This week on the Tribal Update, the satirical newscast produced each week by Latma, the Hebrew-language satirical news criticism website I run, we bring you behind the scenes at FBI headquarters in Boston and show you how dedicated FBI officers labor to discover the motive behind the bombing at the Boston Marathon, We also interview Maj. Gen. "Leitzan Balloon," the Commanding officer of the IDF's Central Command about his trenchant defense of peace. Here's the FBI sketch separately. A…
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This week on the Tribal Update, the satirical newscast on the Internet brought to you every week by Latma, the Hebrew-language satirical media criticism website I founded and run, we bring you Obama's Adviser for Reality Perception John Zelokoreli (John Itsnothappeningtome) to discuss Obama's foreign policy successes. We also give you a behind the scenes look at the suicide bombers' strike in Gaza, and we present an interview with Zehava Galon where she shares her Independence Day celebrations a…
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As Independence Day celebrations were winding down Tuesday night, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu made a guest appearance on Channel 2's left-wing satire show Eretz Nehederet. One of the final questions that the show's host Eyal Kitzis asked the premier was how he would like to be remembered after he leaves office. Netanyahu thought a moment and said, "I'd like to be remembered as the leader who preserved Israel's security." On the face of it, Netanyahu's stated aspiration might se…
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In this week's Tribal Update, the weekly satirical newscast brought to you by Latma, we bring you a special song for Yom Haatzmaut, an interview with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and Tawil Fadiha in the studio explaining the difference between Israel, the Nazis and Costa Rica! Enjoy! Latma is funded by donations from private individuals who believe that the voice of Zionism must be heard, loud and clear, in Israel and throughout the world. We need your help in order to stay open and c…
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Two events happened on Wednesday which should send a shiver down the spine of everyone concerned about the future of the American Jewish community. But to understand their importance it is important to consider the context in which they occurred. On January 13, The New York Times reported on a series of virulently anti-Jewish comments Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi made in speeches given in 2010. Among other things, Morsi said, "We must never forget, brothers, to nurse our children…
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