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Former Senator Chuck Hagel, Barack Obama’s nominee for US Defense Secretary will likely get confirmed by the Senate today when his appointment comes up for a vote. Hagel supports US engagement with Hamas. He also allegedly received money from a Hamas-associated organization. In all the verbiage we are exposed to everyday, sometimes it is hard to understand the significance of…

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Earlier this month NGO Monitor released its report on foreign government funding of radical political Israeli NGOs which work to undermine Israel’s international standing and subvert Israeli society. Along with the usual European suspects who give millions of shekels (or Euros or pounds) to Israeli groups like this, it works out that the US government is also funding extremely radical…

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This week on the Tribal Update, the satirical webcast produced weekly by Latma, the Hebrew-language satirical media criticism website I run, we bring you a behind the scenes look at how Obama and his advisers arrived at their decision to have the President visit Israel next month. We also bring you an interview with EU representative Johann Phlegmat who discusses…

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Tuesday’s election were an extreme expression of the public’s indifference to the Palestinians. Aside from Tzipi Livni and Meretz on the Left, and the failed Otzma L’Yisrael far right party, all the parties either paid scant attention to the Palestinians or ignored them completely. Twenty years after Yitzhak Rabin shook Yassir Arafat’s hand on the White House lawn, Israelis just…

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Since I came home from London, subsequent events have borne out my dim assessment of England, and done so at break-neck pace. As one of Britain’s great righteous gentiles Douglas Murray wrote in an essaypublished yesterday by the Gatestone Institute, England is no longer even trying to hide its anti-Semitism. At this point, to live well in the kingdom, Jews…

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In Friday’s episode of the Tribal Update, produced by Latma, the Hebrew-language satirical website I run, Ronit returns from maternity leave, Flock Builder builds Yair Lapid’s winning coalition, we bring you a look at Israel’s voting festival, and we present a response to the far Left’s viral pre-elections clip “I’ve had it,” that attacked everyone and everything that isn’t part…

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I think it is pretty amazing that AIPAC is keeping mum on the fact that Obama has nominated a Jew hater and Israel basher to serve as the next Defense Secretary. As I’ve said before, Hagel’s appointment is a far greater threat to the US military than it is to Israel. But still, it is pretty obscene that Obama is…

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