On the other hand…writes Michael Kuttner

November 11, 2017 by  
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The dream of a re-established Jewish homeland enabled by Lord Balfour one hundred years ago is today a reality. Read more

Demonisation and broken glass

November 10, 2017 by  
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The resurgence of anti Jewish manifestations thinly disguised as anti Israel protests and the anniversary of Kristallnacht should remind us of the lessons which still need to be learnt…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

B & B – Beersheba and Balfour

November 3, 2017 by  
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Two momentous anniversaries coincided within a few days of each other…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

DIY – Do It Yourself…writes Michael Kuttner

October 4, 2017 by  
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With the week long Festival of Sukkot upon us it is timely to acknowledge the DIY efforts which have coincided at this season. Read more

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

April 7, 2017 by  
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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

Birds of a feather, united by terror…writes Michael Kuttner

March 24, 2017 by  
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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

Persia, Iran, Haman and Khamenei

March 10, 2017 by  
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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  
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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

Selective outrage…writes Michael Kuttner

February 10, 2017 by  
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This week has seen a dazzling outburst of self-righteous outrage by all and sundry against Israel. Read more

Obama exits – Trump enters…writes Michael Kuttner

January 27, 2017 by  
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As Barak Obama leaves the White House and Donald Trump takes up residence, self-proclaimed liberals still cannot accept reality. Read more

Inflammatory consequences…writes Michael Kuttner

December 2, 2016 by  
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Incendiary incitement usually results in a burning desire to take action and so it proved this past week. Read more

Balagan…writes Michael Kuttner

November 4, 2016 by  
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Definition: “chaos, fiasco, bedlam, mess, foul up, a state of extreme confusion and disorder.” Read more

Meanwhile back in the real world…writes Michael Kuttner

October 14, 2016 by  
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The VIP’s have returned to their countries and the oratorical funeral eulogies have subsided. Read more

You ain’t heard nothing yet…writes Michael Kuttner

September 30, 2016 by  
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If you thought that this Jewish year just ending was a vintage one you had better strap yourselves in because the coming year promises to be action packed in more ways than one. Read more

Days of infamy…writes Michael Kuttner

March 11, 2016 by  
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We are in a state of war yet unfortunately there are still many who prefer to pretend that this is not so. Read more

Almost a meeting….

March 6, 2016 by  
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If anything demonstrates the totally dysfunctional nature of Israeli advocacy this incident proves it. Read more

Clueless politicians…writes Michael Kuttner

March 4, 2016 by  
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Some definitions of “clueless” according to the Webster and Oxford dictionaries are: ignorant, oblivious, unacquainted, hopelessly unaware, uninformed, unknowing, unmindful and unwitting. Read more

Timing is indeed crucial…writes Michael Kuttner

February 19, 2016 by  
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Momentous events in our recent past and also today are more often than not determined by timing. Read more

Pilgrims’ Progress

October 2, 2015 by  
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We are in the midst of Succoth commonly known in English as the Feast of Tabernacles…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

Mounting malevolence

September 18, 2015 by  
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In my pre Rosh Hashanah op-ed, I explained why there was no chance of genuine peace breaking out in the year ahead…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

How many of us are there?…asks Michael Kuttner

June 30, 2015 by  
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In recent days there has been media frenzy over a report issued by The Jewish People Policy Institute which purports to show that the number of Jews in the world today has reached or even surpassed the numbers recorded before the Holocaust. Read more

Dementia help for Sydney man living in Jerusalem

June 30, 2015 by  
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A 90-yr-old former Sydney resident now living in Jerusalem has received a special iPod to help deal with Alzheimer’s. Read more

(UN)limited obsessions continue…writes Michael Kuttner

June 26, 2015 by  
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Another week and more obsessive, unmitigated outpourings of condemnation issue forth from groups which are dedicated to slandering the Jewish State. Read more

Partners in Hate…writes Michael Kuttner

June 19, 2015 by  
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We have just arrived back in Israel from a vacation in Switzerland. Read more

Anti-virus Conference

May 18, 2015 by  
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Officially billed as the 5th. Global Forum for combating Anti-Semitism this gathering of delegates from most parts of the globe took place last week in Jerusalem…Michael Kuttner reports. Read more

Dire Straits…writes Michael Kuttner

May 8, 2015 by  
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Some of you may remember a British rock band called Dire Straits which was formed in the late 1970’s and went on to record some popular hits. Read more

Way Off Key

May 1, 2015 by  
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I predicted at the time New Zealand replaced Australia on the UN Security Council that the latter’s realistic attitude and voting records concerning Israel and peace would be abandoned once NZ took up its seat. Read more

It’s a matter of timing…writes Michael Kuttner

April 23, 2015 by  
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Life is full of surprises but some things are predictable and their timing can often determine whether the outcome is a success or a disaster. Read more

An ANZAC message from Australia’s ambassador to Israel

April 21, 2015 by  
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J-Wire meets the Australian Ambassador to Israel, Dave Sharma, in Tel Aviv ahead of ANZAC Day. Read more

Lessons unlearned…writes Michael Kuttner

April 17, 2015 by  
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The eerie sound of a wailing siren throughout the length and breadth of the country drives home in no uncertain manner exactly what Yom Hashoah (Holocaust and Martyrs Remembrance Day) is all about. Read more

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