Author Archives: Meryl Yourish

Happy Thanksgiving

A happy Thanksgiving to all of my readers. Eat lots of turkey (or tofurkey, if that’s your thing), and ignore the scolds who tell you not to indulge on this day of indulgence. Meimei agrees.

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“Apartheid” Israelis call for honoring Druze officer

The Druze police officer who was murdered Muslim by terrorists yesterday while helping defend Israeli Jews is being laid to rest, and religious Jews are calling for Israelis to go to his funeral and show their respect for his sacrifice. … Continue reading

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This is what incitement causes

The Palestinians lying about Israel attacking the al-Aqsa mosque, and their leaders inciting the religious hatred, have gotten what they want: Four rabbis are dead and eight Jews were wounded in a terror attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem. They … Continue reading

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Kitty pictures required

So here’s Meimei.

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Reversing cause and effect

The world media is reporting on Mahmoud Abbas’ fiery speech on the tenth anniversary of mass murderer Yasser Arafat’s death. They breathlessly report his accusations that Israel is “provoking” a “religious war”. And this is why, according to the Guardian. … Continue reading

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The murderous Iranian regime

On the anniversary of Kristallnacht, the Iranian Supreme Leader released a nine-step plan to eliminate Israel. The world media mostly yawned. The AP can barely manage to eke out one final-paragraph mention of it in its story about the Iranian … Continue reading

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On Veterans Day

Thanks to all of our veterans for their service. I thought seriously about joining ROTC when I was a sophomore in college. Obviously, I did not. I don’t have what it takes to join the military. But I honor those … Continue reading

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Meet the new boss, worse than the old boss

Remember Catherine Ashton, head of foreign policy for the EU? A quick roundup of her greatest hits: Demanding that Israel open all Gaza crossings and leave them that way, no matter that Hamas is importing weapons Demanding that Israel pay … Continue reading

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Rainy day news roundup

Good news for Israel: The ICC ruled that it has no real jurisdiction over the Marvelous Mimbletonia, the Ship of Terrorists used by Islamists to try to create an international incident while pretending to run the Gaza blockade. Of course, … Continue reading

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Readying the battlefield

Here’s an example of what your typical election analysis is going to be like over the next two years: Does Tuesday night’s GOP blowout presage anything for the presidential election that starts in earnest on Wednesday? The conventional answer is … Continue reading

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All the sad Democrats

Let us take a moment to wipe a tear from our eye and comfort all of the sad Democrats out there today. Naaaah. They wouldn’t give a shit if the situation were reversed. The next two years are going to … Continue reading

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Writing in the age of Zero Tolerance

You’ll want to read this post over on my writing blog, I think. The first line is “I’m pretty sure the first story I ever wrote would have gotten me arrested today.”

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Your Wednesday news briefs

No wonder she was in Hufflepuff: A stupid actress is calling Israel stupid and saying that Israel causes anti-Semitism. But it’s okay, she can do that because she’s Jewish, you see. And listen to her brilliant explanation: “I’m lucky they … Continue reading

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Around the news

Deborah Lipstadt on past and current anti-Semitism: Best quote from the lecture? “Anti-Semitism is a vile form of hatred. It starts with the Jews, but it never stops there.” The political echo chamber: A Pew study shows that liberals are … Continue reading

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The year went by so quickly

One year ago, I brought home a little Siamese-tabby mix that was being called Lily. Her name quickly changed to Meimei, and I discovered that she was a month older than they guessed she was when she went into heat … Continue reading

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