Out of the mouths of fools…writes Michael Kuttner

July 21, 2017 by  

This week has witnessed a veritable army of fools articulating everything from baseless hatred to recycled lies. Read more

On the other hand…writes Michael Kuttner

July 16, 2017 by  

Living in Israel is exciting and rewarding for those of us not consumed by the endless stream of negative dramas which the media loves to peddle. Read more

Fake News and No News…writes Michael Kuttner

July 14, 2017 by  

It is very rare for the international media to have no news about Israel. Likewise our local media hardly misses an opportunity to inform us about developments here in Israel. Read more

On the other hand…writes Michael Kuttner

July 9, 2017 by  

Amazing as it seems there is never a shortage of good news about Israel. Here are three of this week’s which may have escaped the attention of your local media. Read more

Friends and neighbours…writes Michael Kuttner

July 7, 2017 by  

New friendships consolidated, other “friends” lecturing us and our neighbours up to their usual tricks – all part of this week’s nonstop action. Read more

On the other hand…writes Michael Kuttner

June 30, 2017 by  

Those relying on their local media for good news about Israel are bound to find that positive stories are few and far between. Read more

Follow the money trail…writes Michael Kuttner

June 30, 2017 by  

Following the billions flowing into the bottomless coffers of our so-called “peace partners” and those organisations supporting them leads one with a lot of questions. Read more

Ignore at your peril…writes Michael Kuttner

June 23, 2017 by  

There are many occasions in life when ignoring the obvious can have dire consequences at some later time. Read more

Australian UN official in hot water

June 16, 2017 by  

There is a report that Israel has been requested the replacement of Robert Piper, UN Deputy Special Co-Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process and Occupied Palestinian Territory. Read more

Actions speak louder than words…writes Michael Kuttner

June 16, 2017 by  

Weasel words, duplicitous declarations and erroneous assertions have precipitated like springtime showers these last few days. Read more

Crunch time…writes Michael Kuttner

June 9, 2017 by  

War has been declared against democratic values by the forces of Islamic terror but there are still too many who refuse to acknowledge what must be done to defeat it. Read more

Trump: allergic reactions

June 2, 2017 by  

Allergies manifest themselves in a myriad of ways ranging from mild irritations to life threatening situations…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Farewell to a genuine friend

June 2, 2017 by  

After four action packed years, Australia’s Ambassador to Israel, Dave Sharma, is preparing to return home.  Amidst his busy schedule of duties he spoke with J-Wire’s Israel correspondent, Michael Kuttner, about his thoughts and experiences in a country never far from the world’s headlines.

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JERUSALEM, D.C….writes Michael Kuttner

May 26, 2017 by  

Jerusalem, David’s Capital, has seen many spectacles in its three thousand years history. Read more

Will common sense finally Trump endemic bias?

May 19, 2017 by  

We are currently in the throes of a frenetic frenzy in advance of the visit of Donald Trump to Israel…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

An honest enemy is better than a false friend

May 12, 2017 by  

Since Biblical times the Jewish People has experienced endlessly the validity of this admonition…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Obsessive Israel Fixation Disorder Syndrome…writes Michael Kuttner

May 5, 2017 by  

This malady has been around for a long time but recently seems to have become more virulent and endemic. Read more

Israel: A miracle in progress…writes Michael Kuttner

April 28, 2017 by  

Sixty-nine years ago, a mere three years after the devastation of the Holocaust, Jewish independence was reasserted. Read more

ANZAC Day in Jerusalem

April 26, 2017 by  

Under a cloudless blue spring sky a large crowd of Australians were joined by New Zealanders and Israelis gathered at the Commonwealth War Cemetery on Jerusalem’s Mount Scopus to honour the memory of those servicemen and women who gave their lives for their country. Read more

A teenager’s tortuous journey from hell

April 25, 2017 by  

As part of Holocaust commemorations, survivors’ personal testimonies have become more important than ever…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Ignorance and amnesia – a deadly combination

April 21, 2017 by  

As we move further away from the years of the Holocaust we find that more individuals, adults as well as youths, are bereft of any knowledge as to what happened during that dark period…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Terror knows no boundaries

April 14, 2017 by  

The pervasive myth that maintains terror will vanish if only Israel appeases those dedicated to its destruction was proven yet again to be false this past week…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

This year in a rebuilt and expanded Jerusalem…writes Michael Kuttner

April 7, 2017 by  

Winter is over and spring has sprung. Passover preparations are in full swing, the blossoms are blooming and Israel prepares to welcome an influx of pilgrims and tourists from all over the world. Read more

Political correctness runs rampant…writes Michael Kuttner

March 31, 2017 by  

An explanation of political correctness straight out of George Orwell’s novel 1984: “a method of controlling and dictating public speech and thought.”
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Birds of a feather, united by terror…writes Michael Kuttner

March 24, 2017 by  

They may fight each other and disagree on tactics but there is one thing guaranteed to unite them and that is hatred for Israel. Read more

Never a dull moment…writes Michael Kuttner

March 17, 2017 by  

One of the unique aspects of living in Israel is that there is never a dull moment. Read more

Persia, Iran, Haman and Khamenei

March 10, 2017 by  

Once again our annual commemoration of Purim is taking place and its relevance for today could not be clearer…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Dirty secrets exposed…writes Michael Kuttner

March 3, 2017 by  

There are countless news events concerning Israel which occur every day and never reach your media or if they do, receive distorted coverage. Read more

Australia and Singapore: a breath of fresh air

February 24, 2017 by  

Compared to the malodorous emissions emanating from northern hemisphere sources the clear and level headed expressions of support from Australian and Singaporean leaders make a refreshing change…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Reality in Washington, denial in Ramallah, fantasy in Stockholm and the U.N.

February 17, 2017 by  

The long anticipated meeting between Israel’s Prime Minister and President Trump has taken place. Fallout has been swift with reactions ranging from shock to pleasant surprise. Read more

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