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Peter Münch has been writing on Israel for ‘Die Süddeutsche Zeitung’ for a long time and his most recent article “Menetekel”, which translates as “the writing on the wall”, can only confirm a contention made in this blog exactly seven … Continue reading
There he is, a guy you hardly know, a self-proclaimed Zionist, who prefers to live in Innsbruck than in the Oxymoronic “Jewish Democracy”; ranting and raving in your living room. “The Arabs this, and the Arabs that …..”, “Muslims threaten … Continue reading
Still, in Hanoi and, while there is some time to gradually chew the cud, there will be no proper post for the time being. No, more just a celebration of good news from the planet as I read in the … Continue reading
Final day of the SNP conference and ego’s attention was focused on the ‘Friends of Palestine’ fringe meeting on Israel’s flouting of international law in the West Bank. One of the speakers repeated the same little anecdote from the Medical … Continue reading
The real news behind the story told in today’s ‘Guardian’ is out there somewhere and it might even be that the story is at least a part of the real news. We are told that “a convoy of 31 trucks provided … Continue reading
The reference is to a picture and an article in today’s ‘Guardian’ under the headline “Boy in the ambulance: shocking image emerges of Syrian child pulled from Aleppo rubble.” Of course, your heart goes out to the little boy in … Continue reading
When I was back in Munich recently, I met an old friend whose father worked at the Hungarian embassy during the Cultural Revolution. His matter-of-fact account of what he could see from his apartment window was only out of the … Continue reading