Archive: Jul 2013

THIS WEEK the EU took three steps that together prove Europe's ill-intentions toward the Jewish state. First, last Friday the EU announced it is imposing economic sanctions on Israel. The sanctions deny EU funds to Israeli entities with an address beyond the 1949 Armistice Lines. They also deny EU funds to Israeli entities countrywide that carry out activities beyond the 1949 Armistice Lines. The areas beyond the 1949 Armistice Lines delineated by the EU directive include the Gaza Stri…
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This week on the Tribal Update, the weekly satirical newscast produced by Latma, we bring you a behind the scenes look at the woes of Palestinian prisoners, and Bibi's Plan B in the event that the upcoming round of talks with the PLO don't bring peace. Enjoy!
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his week on the Tribal Update, the satirical newscast produced every week by Latma, he Hebrew language satirical media criticism website I founded and run, we bring you an interview with US Secretary of State John Kerry, now home from his fifth trip to Israel. We also bring you a musical reaction to Kerry's efforts to restart peace talks between Israel and the PLO from Tawil Fadiha, the Palestinian Minister of Uncontrollable Rage. I received many requests as well for last week's interview with…
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On Wednesday, Egypt had its second revolution in as many years. And there is no telling how many more revolutions it will have in the coming months, or years. This is the case not only in Egypt, but throughout the Islamic world. The American foreign policy establishment's rush to romanticize as the Arab Spring the political instability that engulfed the Arab world following the self-immolation of a Tunisian peddler in December 2010 was perhaps the greatest demonstration ever given of the…
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