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Sufi Leader’s Visit to Israel Seen as “Quiet Normalization” – Michael Barak (J. Post via Daily Alert)

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Oct. 18, 2019 Sufi Leader’s Visit to Israel Seen as “Quiet Normalization” – Michael Barak Sheikh Mehmet Adil al-Haqqani, the spiritual leader of the 60-million-member Haqqanniya-Naqshbandiyya Sufi order, paid a historic first visit to Israel and the PA on Sep. 21-23. Currently residing in Istanbul, Al-Haqqani visited Israel accompanied by more than 100 of his followers. […]

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Arab plumbers in Haifa refuse to charge Holocaust survivor (EoZ)

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Oct. 6, 2019 Here is a nice story that was only in the Hebrew-language media a couple of weeks ago. Simon and Salim Matri, Arab citizens of Israel, came to do plumbing work worth around NIS 1000 for an elderly woman, Rosa Meyer, in Haifa. As they spoke to her, Rosa revealed that she was a Holocaust […]

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The Zionist Movement Did Not Seek to Dispossess the Palestinian Arabs – Efraim Karsh (WSJ via Daily Alert)

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Oct. 7, 2019 The Zionist Movement Did Not Seek to Dispossess the Palestinian Arabs – Efraim Karsh (Wall Street Journal) David Ben-Gurion’s stature as Israel’s founding father would seem to be eminently secure, given his crucial, perhaps indispensable, role in salvaging the Jewish people from political oblivion and reinstating it in its ancestral homeland. Tom Segev’s A […]

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5 Ways Israel Revolutionized World Medicine, by Hananya Naftali (Youtube)

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Sept. 21, 2019 Click here for 3 min. video

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Summaries of 3 articles on violence in the Arab world, by Daily Alert, with links

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Oct. 4, 2019 The Arab World Can’t Blame All of Its Problems on the West – Hussain Abdul-Hussain In August, a Palestinian woman, Israa Ghrayeb, 21, was beaten to death. Three of her male relatives have since been charged with her murder. Her apparent “crime” was to post a video of herself having dinner with her […]

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Israel Shipyards Sells Patrol Craft Worldwide – Daniel Wasserbly (Jane’s International Defence Review-UK via Daily Alert)

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Oct. 3, 2019 Israel Shipyards Sells Patrol Craft Worldwide – Daniel Wasserbly (Jane’s International Defence Review-UK) Israel Shipyards has received orders for its newest patrol craft, the OPV 45, and is in discussions to sell a Sa’ar S-72 vessel, according to Noam Latsav, managing director at Israel Shipyards. Meanwhile, the yard is building more of its […]

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Netanyahu on Israel’s economy (i24 news), 7 min. excerpt and full 31 min. speech

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Click here for 7 min. video, excerpted from AIPAC speech (see below)   FULL TEXT AND VIDEO: Benjamin Netanyahu Addresses 2018 AIPAC Confab Embroiled by scandals at home, Netanyahu receives a hero’s welcome at AIPAC as he touts Israeli innovation, vows to ‘stop Iran’ and says peace won’t happen until Abbas stops paying terrorists Mar. […]

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Israel Shares Best Practices with Indian Farmers – Syed Saad Ahmed (Outlook-India via Daily Alert)

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Sept. 27, 2019 Israel Shares Best Practices with Indian Farmers – Syed Saad Ahmed (Outlook-India) Dan Alluf is an agricultural counsellor in India for Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV). Centers of Excellence (CoE) are being set up across the country to share best practices and train Indian farmers. There are 28 centers in 12 […]

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EVENT – The Jordan Option: The Ultimate Alternate Solution for the Arab/Israeli conflict

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Speaker: Ted Belman, BASc., LLB Venue: Aish Hatorah Shul, 949 Clark Ave West, Thornhill Date: May 15, 2018 – Doors open at 7:30 PM and Programme starts at 8:00 PM. Whether or not you buy a ticket, please consider making a donation. For further information write to [email protected] or call Lloyd Duckman at (416) 402-1963 […]

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Rockets Fired from Gaza, Soldiers Shot on Route 443

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Written by T.P.S. on March 12, 2016Jerusalem (TPS) – Violence against Israelis continued over the 25-hour Shabbat period, with terrorists from the Gaza Strip shooting four rockets toward the town of Sderot Friday night, March 11, and assailants firing on two IDF soldiers driving along Route 443 west of Jerusalem. One of the soldiers was […]

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YouTube Shuts Down Palestinian Media Watch Video Account

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Written by Alexander J. Apfel/TPS on March 06, 2016The Internet video-sharing portal YouTube shut down an account belonging to Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) on Sunday, March 6 after claiming that PMW had violated YouTube’s terms of service. PMW, which monitors and exposes incitement in Palestinian media, last posted a video to YouTube on Thursday March […]

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Israeli Research Into Zika Virus Contradicts World Health Organization Findings

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Haifa University has conducted a preliminary study that has identified a correlation between the exceptionally hot and dry winter of northeast Brazil and the recent outbreak of the Zika virus which has led to numerous of birth defects. The study was led by Dr. Shlomit Paz of the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at […]

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From Canada to the Judean Hills, from Christianity to Judaism, By Yoni Kempinski (Arutz Sheva)

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July 17, 2015 Azriel Dror from Canada converted to Judaism from Christianity and made aliyah because Israel is “where every Jew needs to be.” Click here for brief article and video interview

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Why Do Palestinians Want Both Statehood and ‘Occupation?’

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by Jonathan Tobin, jewishworldreview.com, Dec. 29, 2014 Click here for article

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Canadian Freedom Alliance calls on Speaker of the Ontario Parliament Dave Levac to stop hate-filled Al Quds Day Rally

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By Doris Epstein Toronto, ON—The Canadian Freedom Alliance, a Canada-wide coalition supporting democracy and freedom in Canada and around the world, calls upon MPP Dave Levac, Speaker of the Ontario Parliament to disallow the bigoted and hateful upcoming Al Quds Day rally. Al Quds Day was founded by the Islamist dictator of Iran: Ayatollah Khomeini. […]

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Female Jihadist Plotted to Blow Up St. Paul’s Cathedral in London – Martin Evans (Telegraph-UK via Daily Alert)

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Oct. 17, 2019 Female Jihadist Plotted to Blow Up St. Paul’s Cathedral in London – Martin Evans (Telegraph-UK) Safiyya Amira Shaikh, 36, was arrested last week and charged with plotting to blow up St. Paul’s Cathedral in a suicide attack on behalf of the Islamic State.

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“WORLD TAKE NOTE!”: Genocide of Christians by President of Nigeria by Raymond Ibrahim

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Oct. 6, 2019 “It’s tough to tell Nigerian Christians this isn’t a religious conflict since what they see are Fulani fighters clad entirely in black, chanting ‘Allahu Akbar!’ and screaming ‘Death to Christians.’” — Sister Monica Chikwe, reported by John. L. Allen Jr., Crux, August 4, 2019. “Hundreds of indigenous Numan Christians in Adamawa state were […]

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Kurdish, Syrian, and Turkish Ironies By VICTOR DAVIS HANSON (National Review)

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Oct. 15, 2019 Critics now upset about abandoning our Kurdish friends demanded abject withdrawals — and the abandonment of friends — in Afghanistan and Iraq. “The chief problem is that the Kurds are our friends but not our legal allies. In contrast, the Turks are not really our friends anymore but are legal, treaty-bound allies.” Click here for full […]

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Summaries of 4 articles by Daily Alert, with links

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Oct. 10,  2019 1) “We Were Ready to Fight”: Inside the German Synagogue – Chris Pleasance and Tim Stickings (Daily Mail-UK) Jewish worshipers, including 10 Americans, watched on security cameras as the neo-Nazi attacker tried to break into the synagogue in Halle. Roman R., 31, told local media that the majority of those inside – including the […]

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Summaries of 2 articles on Paris police attacker

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Paris Police Attacker a Radicalized Islamist, Says French Prosecutor – Kim Willsher (Guardian-UK) (Daily Alert, Oct. 7, 2019) A police administrator who stabbed and killed four people at Paris police headquarters on Thursday was a radicalized Islamist who slit the throat of at least one of his victims, France’s national anti-terrorist prosecutor Jean-Francois Ricard revealed on […]

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Paris Police Attacker a Radicalized Islamist, Says French Prosecutor – Kim Willsher (Guardian-UK via Daily Alert)

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Oct. 7, 2019 Paris Police Attacker a Radicalized Islamist, Says French Prosecutor – Kim Willsher (Guardian-UK) A police administrator who stabbed and killed four people at Paris police headquarters on Thursday was a radicalized Islamist who slit the throat of at least one of his victims, France’s national anti-terrorist prosecutor Jean-Francois Ricard revealed on Saturday. Witnesses […]

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Should Israel Invade Gaza? by Daniel Pipes (Washington Times via M.E. Forum)

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Sept. 23, 2019 As Israeli frustration mounts about violence coming out of Gaza, the idea of a ground invasion, and once and for all to finish with Hamas aggression, becomes more appealing. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has endorsed this approach, saying that “There probably won’t be a choice but to topple the Hamas regime.” While sympathetic to […]

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Authorities Blamed Muslim Mechanic’s Jet Sabotage on “Contract Dispute”, Then His ISIS Ties Came Out, by Daniel Greenfield (FPM)

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Sept. 18, 2019 “An American Airlines mechanic accused of disabling a navigation system on a flight scheduled to take off from Miami International Airport appeared in federal court Wednesday morning, at which time he was denied bond. According to federal prosecutors, Islamic State group propaganda video showing graphic murders was discovered on Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed […]

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The True Story of an Iranian Sportsman’s Fight for Life – Nicolas Messner and Pedro Lasuen (International Judo Federation via Daily Alert)

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Sept. 3, 2019 The True Story of an Iranian Sportsman’s Fight for Life – Nicolas Messner and Pedro Lasuen (International Judo Federation) For years, Iranian athletes have been prohibited from competing in any sport against Israel. From questionable injuries, to throwing matches, Iranian athletes across all sports have been ordered to crush their own dreams. On […]

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Egypt Criticizes Its Judoka Who Refused to Shake Hands with Israeli Opponent – Itamar Katzir (Ha’aretz via Daily Alert)

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Aug. 30, 2019 Egypt Criticizes Its Judoka Who Refused to Shake Hands with Israeli Opponent – Itamar Katzir (Ha’aretz) The Egyptian Foreign Ministry has criticized an Egyptian judoka, Mohamed Abdelaal, for refusing to shake the hand of his Israeli opponent, Sagi Muki, who defeated the Egyptian in the semifinals of the World Judo Championships. The ministry […]

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Palestinian Arab workers share in Mellanox payout (Reuters-UK via Michael Ordman’s Good News Israel Newsletter)

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Jun. 30, 2019 Palestinian Arab workers share in Mellanox payout. Palestinian Arab engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share in a $3.5 million payout when the company’s takeover by U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp is completed. They will cash in stock options worth up to $40,000 per person. Click here for […]

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Ilhan Omar’s anti-Semitism wins the pop-culture primary by Jonathan S. Tobin (JNS via Israel Hayom)

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May 12, 2019 The real defeat for those who worry about the legitimization of Jew-hatred wasn’t in Congress but on the late-night comedy television shows. Click here for article

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Year-long UK arts fest celebrates contributions of refugees from Nazi Europe, by Anne Joseph (TOI)

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Mar. 2, 2019 Curator of ‘Insiders/Outsiders,’ opening March 2, says Jews fleeing persecution produced influential music, art, writing and design in their adopted country Click here for article & photos

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BIBI JITTERS – COFFEE CHAIN SAYS NETANYAHU STILL HITS ISRAELI TASTE BUDS, BY HAGAY HACOHEN (J. Post)

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Feb. 25, 2019 Popular coffee chain Cofix predicts Netanyahu to win April elections as 55% of their patrons opted for a take out with his mug. Click here for full article

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The Left Lends Cover to Anti-Semitism, by Ben Shapiro (National Review)

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Dec. 18, 2018 Ignoring anti-Semitic actions or comments depending on the perpetrator’s ethnicity or background allows hatred of Jews to spread. This week, The New York Times Review of Books printed an interview with Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple. The interviewer asked Walker to list the books on her nightstand. Most were unobjectionable. One […]

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Ex-NBA star Dikembe Mutombo moved to tears in Jerusalem (AP & Israel Hayom)

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Nov. 29, 2018 Hall of Famer says his devout parents made him dream of visiting the holy city • Mutombo, in Israel to inaugurate sports center for Israelis and Palestinians at YMCA, says life in conflict-ridden Congo helps him relate to “politically troubled” places. Click here for article & photos

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Land for peace: A historical perspective by Martin Sherman (JNS via TZC Newsletter)

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Oct. 18, 2019 Shimon Peres wasn’t the only one who eventually supported the land-for-peace doctrine and Palestinian statehood, having previously warned of the deadly perils this would entail. Click here for full article

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The Dream Palace of the American Peace Processors – Michael S. Doran (Foreign Affairs via Daily Alert)

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Oct. 18, 2019 The Dream Palace of the American Peace Processors – Michael S. Doran (Foreign Affairs) By moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, blessing Israel’s annexation of the Golan Heights, and other gestures, the administration is said to have overturned half a century of settled U.S. policy, abandoned the Palestinians, and killed the two-state solution. […]

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Sufi Leader’s Visit to Israel Seen as “Quiet Normalization” – Michael Barak (J. Post via Daily Alert)

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Oct. 18, 2019 Sufi Leader’s Visit to Israel Seen as “Quiet Normalization” – Michael Barak Sheikh Mehmet Adil al-Haqqani, the spiritual leader of the 60-million-member Haqqanniya-Naqshbandiyya Sufi order, paid a historic first visit to Israel and the PA on Sep. 21-23. Currently residing in Istanbul, Al-Haqqani visited Israel accompanied by more than 100 of his followers. […]

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The End of Kurdish Autonomy in Syria? – Jonathan Spyer (J. Post via Daily Alert)

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Oct. 18, 2019 The End of Kurdish Autonomy in Syria? – Jonathan Spyer In the early years of the revolt against his regime, Assad was desperately short of loyal manpower and unilaterally withdrew his forces from Syria’s northeast in June-July 2012. The Kurds had to fight for their lives from the beginning as the jihadists of Jabhat al-Nusra […]

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Female Jihadist Plotted to Blow Up St. Paul’s Cathedral in London – Martin Evans (Telegraph-UK via Daily Alert)

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Oct. 17, 2019 Female Jihadist Plotted to Blow Up St. Paul’s Cathedral in London – Martin Evans (Telegraph-UK) Safiyya Amira Shaikh, 36, was arrested last week and charged with plotting to blow up St. Paul’s Cathedral in a suicide attack on behalf of the Islamic State.

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The Wisdom and Consequences of the Trump Decision to Withdraw from Syria, 2 conflicting opinions (i24 News via Youtube via Israpundit)

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Oct. 18, 2019 The Wisdom and Consequences of the Trump Decision to Withdraw from Syria (2 conflicting opinions on Pres. Trump’s decision to remove troops from Syria…Ed.) Click here for 6 min. video featuring Eric Mandel(vs the decision) & Jesse Jane Duff (in support of the decision):  

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“WORLD TAKE NOTE!”: Genocide of Christians in Nigeriaby Raymond Ibrahim (Gatestone Inst.)

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Oct. 6, 2019 “It’s tough to tell Nigerian Christians this isn’t a religious conflict since what they see are Fulani fighters clad entirely in black, chanting ‘Allahu Akbar!’ and screaming ‘Death to Christians.’” — Sister Monica Chikwe, reported by John. L. Allen Jr., Crux, August 4, 2019. “Hundreds of indigenous Numan Christians in Adamawa state were […]

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An Open Letter to Google’s Sergey Brin By Dennis Pragerk (Jewish World Review)

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Oct. 16, 2019 Dear Mr. Brin: Fifty years ago this week, when I was a 21-year-old college senior, I was in the Soviet Union, sent by the government of Israel to smuggle in Jewish religious items and smuggle out names of Jews who wanted to escape the Soviet Union and could then be issued a […]

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Dwight Eisenhower, Holocaust Rescuer – Benjamin Runkle (Tablet via Daily

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Oct. 11, 2019 Dwight Eisenhower, Holocaust Rescuer – Benjamin Runkle As commander-in-chief of the Allied Forces in Europe, Dwight D. Eisenhower was the primary driver behind the memorialization of the Holocaust; he ordered extraordinary measures to ensure the well-being of Jewish displaced persons during the occupation of Germany; and, following David Ben-Gurion’s recommendation, he established a […]

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Arab plumbers in Haifa refuse to charge Holocaust survivor (EoZ)

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Oct. 6, 2019 Here is a nice story that was only in the Hebrew-language media a couple of weeks ago. Simon and Salim Matri, Arab citizens of Israel, came to do plumbing work worth around NIS 1000 for an elderly woman, Rosa Meyer, in Haifa. As they spoke to her, Rosa revealed that she was a Holocaust […]

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THE NAZIS AND THE PALESTINIAN MOVEMENT (Youtube)

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Jun. 23, 2013 Traces the history of PLO/Fatah, now better known as the ‘Palestinian Authority,’ the organization that will govern a future Palestinian State. The video shows how PLO/Fatah emerged from the German Nazi Final Solution. Hajj Amin al Husseini, father of the Palestinian Movement, creator of Fatah, and mentor to Yasser Arafat and Mahmoud […]

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Is World War II History Still Relevant?, by David Harris (AJC)

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Sept. 2, 2019 Rzeczpospolita As the world marks the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II, when German forces invaded Poland on September 1, 1939, is the history still relevant? Does it have contemporary meaning? Or is it destined to fade away, as the wartime generation of soldiers, eyewitnesses, and survivors reaches the […]

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Egyptians get upset and interrupt Holocaust play for being too “Zionist” (Elder of Ziyon)

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Aug. 23, 2019 Elaph reports that a theatrical performance by the Cairo-based Commerce Faculty Theater Theater, entitled “Sobibor,” has caused a storm of controversy among Egyptians, particularly in their cultural and artistic community. There were brawls and clashes between the audience and some members of the theater team, which occurred during the National Theater Festival with […]

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France: The Real Emmanuel Macron by Guy Millière (Gatestone Inst.)

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July 4, 2019 Charles de Gaulle refused to speak of the many French who had collaborated with the authorities of the German occupation. He refused to commemorate D-Day. He even went on to claim that the Normandy landings had “not been the beginning of the liberation of France,” but “the starting point of an American […]

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BRAIN STRUCTURE CHANGE IN HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS HEREDITARY, STUDY FINDS, by Rossella Tercatin (J. Post)

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July 3, 2019 The study, presented at the European Academy of Neurology Congress on Sunday, compared the brain function of 28 survivors with the one of people whose family had not been involved in the Holocaust. Experiencing the Holocaust might have affected survivors’ brain structure, creating a change that was passed on to their children, […]

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Holocaust Remembrance: Is “Never Forget” Dead? – Lev Golinkin (Washington Post via Daily Alert)

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Jun. 28, 2019 Holocaust Remembrance: Is “Never Forget” Dead? – Lev Golinkin The notion that Holocaust remembrance remains uniquely sacred and inviolable is a comforting illusion – but one no longer grounded in reality, particularly in Europe. Europe is holding marches in honor of SS units, glorifying men responsible for butchering hundreds of thousands of Jews, […]

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