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Ukraine continues pressing for Israeli air defense systems

JERUSALEM POST Zelensky says Netanyahu to consider air defense systems for Ukraine November 16, 2022 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday asked prime minister-elect Benjamin Netanyahu for air defense systems, according to multiple Ukrainian media outlets. Zelensky also said that … Continue reading

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“This string of em­bar­rass­ing fail­ures has con­firmed the ad­min­is­tra­tion’s de­ter­mi­na­tion to down­grade the Mid­dle East as a strate­gic pri­or­ity. But the Mid­dle East re­fuses to stay quiet”

WALL STREET JOURNAL Iran’s Mullahs Throw Biden a Lifeline Walter Russell Mead November 7, 2022 Joe Biden is a lucky man. The hero­ism of the Ukrain­ian peo­ple saved him from a Russ­ian vic­tory. Now the peo­ple of Iran, led by … Continue reading

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“Ukraine was careful in the past not to side too closely with Israel as it balanced its relations in the Middle East. Israel, too, was careful to balance its relations”

JERUSALEM POST Israel not at fault for Russia-Iran axis, drones in Ukraine Editorial Board October 27, 2022 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky blamed Israel this week for the Russia-Iran alliance which has enabled Moscow to import Iranian drones and terrorize Ukraine.  Zelensky’s misleading … Continue reading

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Defense Minister Benny Gantz said due to what he called “limitations” and “a variety of operational considerations,” Israel will not deliver any weapon systems to Ukraine.

JPOST Israel won’t give Ukraine weapons, will help make missile warning system – Gantz Anna Ahronheim October 19, 2022 Israel has offered to help Ukraine in developing an early-warning system but will not provide weapon systems, Defense Minister Benny Gantz … Continue reading

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The complex backstory on Ukraine that most of us don’t know

IMPRIMUS Complications of the Ukraine War Christopher Caldwell October 4, 2022 According to what we hear from the White House and from the television networks, the issues at stake in the Ukraine War are simple. They concern the evil of … Continue reading

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Zelensky: “I am stating the facts. My conversations with the Israeli leadership have done nothing to help Ukraine”

ALGEMEINER Zelensky Says He Is Shocked by Israel’s Failure to Give Ukraine Weapons Reuters September 25, 2022 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said he was “in shock” at Israel’s failure to give Kyiv anti-missile systems to help counter Russian attacks, according … Continue reading

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“Putin was supposed to be the Good Tsar. Instead he has closed the Jewish Agency. And now tens of thousands of Jews fear being trapped in Russia”

COMMON SENSE A New Iron Curtain Descends on Russia’s Jews Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt August 9, 2022 Vladimir Putin was supposed to be The Good Tsar—the Russian president who, his KGB past notwithstanding, was a friend of the Jews. In Putin’s Russia, … Continue reading

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A new documentary about the making of #FiddlerOnTheRoof evokes wonder at our idealization of a past that wasn’t very nice

TABLET MAG Nostalgia for the Slaughterhouse Phyllis Chesler April 27, 2022 …Remember the wedding scene in Fiddler? Tevye is warned by a friendly, local official that he was ordered to disrupt, make a little trouble, nothing too serious … but … Continue reading

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US-Saudi decades long alliance at risk over disagreements regarding oil production levels, security concerns and the invasion of Ukraine

WALL STREET JOURNAL How U.S.-Saudi Relations Reached the Breaking Point Stephen Kalin, Summer Said and David S. Cloud April 19, 2022 Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, wearing shorts at his seaside palace, sought a relaxed tone for his first meeting … Continue reading

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Zelensky said his country will emerge from the rubble a ‘big Israel.’ What did he mean?

COMMON SENSE WITH BARI WEISS Ukraine Learns the Israel Lesson Lahav Harkov April 7, 2022 Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelensky declared Tuesday that, when the war is finally over, Ukraine would emerge from the rubble a “big Israel.” He meant that … Continue reading

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