Tag Archives: Israel


Poland and Israel: difficult relations between two friends – by Marek Górka

On January 26, 2018, the Polish Sejm (the lower chamber of the Polish parliament) passed the law on the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN), and that news provoked a strong protest from Israel. The diplomatic dispute between Poland and Israel attracted the attention of media from all around the world but the real nature of the problem was not fully reflected in much of the TV coverage. Continue reading


Daesh terrorist activity in Israel: palestinian limitations – by Maria Alvanou

Israel has been battling with operational methods like suicide bombings, car ramming and knife stabbings against its citizens for years now. During the second Intifada male and female suicide bombers left their deadly mark, while during the present so called “third Intifada” knife attacks spread death and injury. Long before Europeans mourned for attacks like in the Manchester concert with adolescent victims, Israel had to bury teenagers who frequented the Dolphinarium discotheque in Tel Aviv after a suicide bombin. Continue reading


“Fire Intifada” in Israel? Why it matters for Europe and the rest of the world – by  Maria Chr. Alvanou

Israel has declared state of emergency as the country is in flames and cities like Haifa face imminent danger due to wildfire[1]. About 80,000 people have been asked to evacuate their homes and flee to save their lives[2], while their property is in danger of perishing in raging flames. Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Croatia, Bulgaria, Russia and Turkey[3] have sent special firefighting aircrafts to help Israeli authorities cope with the situation. Continue reading