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Proud to be a Zionist, #Israel70 edition (EoZ)

By   8 mins ago

Apr. 19, 2018 I wrote the original essay around 2002 and I have been modifying it since then. Here is this year’s version: Click here for full article

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END ‘OCCUPATION’ (J. Post)

By   2 hours ago

Apr. 22, 2018 The term “occupation” simply does not do justice to Israel’s role on the West Bank. The term “occupied” and the biased assumptions implied by its use are a distortion of history. Palestinians could have had a state long ago, whether in 1947 when the UN voted in favor of the Partition Plan, […]

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Israel Exists to End the Victimization of Jews – Bret Stephens (NYT via Daily Alert)

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Apr. 23, 2018 Israel Exists to End the Victimization of Jews – Bret Stephens (New York Times) Adam Armoush , a 21-year-old Israeli Arab, donned a yarmulke on a recent outing in Berlin to test a friend’s contention that it was unsafe to do so in Germany. On Tuesday he was assaulted in broad daylight by a Syrian […]

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A Gift for Israel’s Haters – Ben-Dror Yemini (Ynet News via Daily Alert)

By   2 hours ago

Apr. 23, 2018 A Gift for Israel’s Haters – Ben-Dror Yemini With actress Natalie Portman’s decision to boycott Israel, Israel’s haters have received a significant gift. Countries like Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Finland, and the U.S. have been making decisions on refugees and asylum seekers that generate criticism and public debate. But no one has chosen to […]

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Quote of the day, by Bret Stephens (NYT via HonestReporting)

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Apr. 22, 2018 Quote of the day goes to Bret Stephens, addressing international critics of Israel’s response to the Gaza border clashes: It would also be helpful if they could explain how they can insist on Israel’s retreat to the 1967 borders and then scold Israel when it defends those borders. They can’t. If the armchair corporals […]

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The Future of Israel Looks Good by Efraim Inbar (Jewish Inst. for Strategic Studies via M.E. Forum)

By   1 day ago

Apr. 18, 2018  At 70, Israel stands strong, yet debates about its health persist. The radical Israeli Left seems most concerned about the country’s future, arguing that there is great urgency in solving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; otherwise, Israel is doomed. The Left contends that Israel’s democratic character, its international legitimacy, and its ability to withstand […]

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IS SOCIAL-MEDIA MANEUVERING AGAINST PRO-ISRAEL AND CONSERVATIVE SITES? by Orit Arfa (J. Post)

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Apr. 22, 2018 Facebook stymied even the “Mossad.” Click here for full article

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The Red Mailbox – Jonathan Davis (TOI via Daily Alert)

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Apr. 20, 2018 The Red Mailbox – Jonathan Davis In 1971 I was a young, lone soldier who had immigrated to Israel from California. I lived in Jerusalem in a building where I did not know my neighbors at all since I was in the army most of the time. They were all much older, from the FSU […]

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Rockets Fired from Gaza, Soldiers Shot on Route 443

By   2 years ago

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

By   2 years ago

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

By   2 years ago

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)

By   3 years ago

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?’

By   3 years ago

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

By   4 years ago

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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VIGIL FOR ISRAELI BOYS AT PALESTINE HOUSE TURNS VIOLENT

By   4 years ago

by Doris Strub Epstein The Jewish response to those affected by tragedy and bereavement, is to action and to deeds.  Action brings meaning.   We should not tolerate the intolerable.  JDL decided to take the mourning out of synagogues and Jewish community centres and honour the boys’ memory by organizing a vigil in front of Palestine […]

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What are Israel’s rights under international law to defend itself from Gaza “marchers”? (EoZ)

By   14 mins ago

Apr. 19, 2018 A few years ago, there was another “march” on Israel. At the time, legal scholar Eugene Kontorovich wrote a relevant article on the legality of Israel defending itself in such a situation – using a startlingly similar event that happened in the Western Sahara: Click here for full article

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The Islamization of Turkey, by Rauf Baker (BESA)

By   42 mins ago

Apr. 22, 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is focusing his Islamization policy on the education system in his bid to raise a “pious generation”. “Jihad” has become a frequent reference in the Turkish regime’s rhetoric, while Syrians in the country and in areas controlled by Turkish troops in northern Syria are eating off […]

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A Gift for Israel’s Haters – Ben-Dror Yemini (Ynet News via Daily Alert)

By   2 hours ago

Apr. 23, 2018 A Gift for Israel’s Haters – Ben-Dror Yemini With actress Natalie Portman’s decision to boycott Israel, Israel’s haters have received a significant gift. Countries like Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Finland, and the U.S. have been making decisions on refugees and asylum seekers that generate criticism and public debate. But no one has chosen to […]

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New directives to journalists from the Hamas “Press Office” (HonestReporting)

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Apr. 22, 2018 The Hamas “Press Office” handed down directives to journalists covering the Gaza fence clashes. Palestinian journalists will have to toe the Hamas line or face the consequences. I haven’t seen any Western papers disclose the intimidation their Palestinian stringers face or how it effects the final product. Bassam Tawil noted the Hamas directives posted online. In […]

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State Sponsors of Terrorism: An Examination of Iran’s Global Terrorism Network – Dr. Emanuele Ottolenghi (FDD via Daily

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Apr. 20, 2018 State Sponsors of Terrorism: An Examination of Iran’s Global Terrorism Network – Dr. Emanuele Ottolenghi Since its establishment, the Islamic Republic of Iran has viewed Latin America as a fertile ground for the export of its revolution. Tehran wants the Western Hemisphere to become a hotbed of anti-Americanism and a forward operating base […]

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EU Parliament Passes Law Against Palestinian Incitement – Itamar Eichner (Ynet News via Daily Alert)

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Apr. 20, 2018 EU Parliament Passes Law Against Palestinian Incitement – Itamar Eichner The European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday adopted legislation preventing the transfer of funds from the EU’s PEGASE aid mechanism to the Palestinian Authority if those funds are to be used for education to hatred. Classes and instruction programs funded using EU funds must reflect […]

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For first time, European Parliament condemns Hamas terrorism, by Eldad Beck (Israel Hayom)

By   3 days ago

Apr. 20, 2018 Resolution censuring Hamas’ acts of terrorism and use of human shields passes with an overwhelming majority of 524-30, with 92 abstentions • Motion slams Hamas abuse of Gaza population, calls on Israel and the Palestinians “to respect human rights.” Click here for full article

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Hamas’ Dirty War Against Israel – Prof. Eytan Gilboa (BESA via Daily Alert)

By   6 days ago

Apr. 17, 2018 Hamas’ Dirty War Against Israel – Prof. Eytan Gilboa (Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic  Studies-Bar-Ilan University) Throughout all the military confrontations Hamas initiated against Israel in 2008-09, 2012, and 2014, as well as in the recent “March of Return,” it has systematically disseminated outright fabrications and distortions and manipulated Western and social media. Hamas presented […]

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IS SOCIAL-MEDIA MANEUVERING AGAINST PRO-ISRAEL AND CONSERVATIVE SITES? by Orit Arfa (J. Post)

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Apr. 22, 2018 Facebook stymied even the “Mossad.” Click here for full article

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Koolulam commemorate the Holocaust, performing the song “Chai” by Ofra Haza (Youtube)

By   2 weeks ago

Apr. 7, 2018 600 Holocaust survivors and their families gathered at Beit Avi-Chai in Jerusalem, marking the upcoming Holocaust Memorial Day, April 8th 2018. Partnering with “Zikaron Basalon”, we celebrated life by performing the song “Chai” by Ofra Haza. The result was moving … Click here for 4 1/2 min. video

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Book Review: Islamist Influence in Hollywood by Deborah Weiss Esq. (Creeping Sharia)

By   2 weeks ago

Apr. 6, 2018 The #MeToo movement has revealed the hypocrisy of prominent individuals in Hollywood who claim to support women’s rights, while at the same time serially violating them. Yet, an even more sinister hypocrisy in Hollywood still lies beneath the surface – under-reported, often unnoticed and sometimes blatantly denied. That is the alliance of […]

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Sarah Silverman Faces Twitter Rebuke for Calling on Jews to Defend Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi, by Shiryn Solny (Algemeiner)

By   2 months ago

Feb. 18, 2018 American comedian Sarah Silverman faced a flurry of criticism from Twitter users over the weekend after she urged fellow Jews to support the release of Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian teenager facing trial in Israel for repeatedly assaulting IDF soldiers. “Jews have to stand up EVEN when — ESPECIALLY when — the wrongdoing is BY […]

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YouTube: Keeping Americans in the Dark on Radical Islam by Raymond Ibrahim (FPM via M.E. Forum)

By   3 months ago

Jan. 25, 2018 In certain respects, the real struggle between Islam and the West has less to do with an inherently weak Islam and more to do with subversive Western elements that cover up for and empower Muhammad’s creed. Out-and-out censorship is one of these tactics. In a January 10 email titled, “We’re Suing Google […]

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TWITTER WAR OVER ISRAEL’S HUMMUS ‘CULTURAL GENOCIDE’, by Seth J. Frantzman (J. Post)

By   4 months ago

Dec. 27, 2017 James Zogby and Bret Stephens go toe-to-toe after Rachael Ray featured the chickpea dip in an Israeli food spread. Click here for full article

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The Courage of Larry David, BY BRUCE BAWER (PJM)

By   5 months ago

Dec. 6, 2017 Click here for article

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WHY SO MANY AFRICAN-AMERICAN PRO BASKETBALL PLAYERS LOVE ISRAEL, by Gabe Friedman (JTA via J. Post)

By   5 months ago

Nov. 30, 2017 Many players have actually felt less overt racism in Israel than they did in the US. Click here for article & photo

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What are Israel’s rights under international law to defend itself from Gaza “marchers”? (EoZ)

By   14 mins ago

Apr. 19, 2018 A few years ago, there was another “march” on Israel. At the time, legal scholar Eugene Kontorovich wrote a relevant article on the legality of Israel defending itself in such a situation – using a startlingly similar event that happened in the Western Sahara: Click here for full article

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The Islamization of Turkey, by Rauf Baker (BESA)

By   42 mins ago

Apr. 22, 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is focusing his Islamization policy on the education system in his bid to raise a “pious generation”. “Jihad” has become a frequent reference in the Turkish regime’s rhetoric, while Syrians in the country and in areas controlled by Turkish troops in northern Syria are eating off […]

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END ‘OCCUPATION’ (J. Post)

By   2 hours ago

Apr. 22, 2018 The term “occupation” simply does not do justice to Israel’s role on the West Bank. The term “occupied” and the biased assumptions implied by its use are a distortion of history. Palestinians could have had a state long ago, whether in 1947 when the UN voted in favor of the Partition Plan, […]

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Israel Exists to End the Victimization of Jews – Bret Stephens (NYT via Daily Alert)

By   2 hours ago

Apr. 23, 2018 Israel Exists to End the Victimization of Jews – Bret Stephens (New York Times) Adam Armoush , a 21-year-old Israeli Arab, donned a yarmulke on a recent outing in Berlin to test a friend’s contention that it was unsafe to do so in Germany. On Tuesday he was assaulted in broad daylight by a Syrian […]

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A Gift for Israel’s Haters – Ben-Dror Yemini (Ynet News via Daily Alert)

By   2 hours ago

Apr. 23, 2018 A Gift for Israel’s Haters – Ben-Dror Yemini With actress Natalie Portman’s decision to boycott Israel, Israel’s haters have received a significant gift. Countries like Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, Finland, and the U.S. have been making decisions on refugees and asylum seekers that generate criticism and public debate. But no one has chosen to […]

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Quote of the day, by Bret Stephens (NYT via HonestReporting)

By   1 day ago

Apr. 22, 2018 Quote of the day goes to Bret Stephens, addressing international critics of Israel’s response to the Gaza border clashes: It would also be helpful if they could explain how they can insist on Israel’s retreat to the 1967 borders and then scold Israel when it defends those borders. They can’t. If the armchair corporals […]

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IS SOCIAL-MEDIA MANEUVERING AGAINST PRO-ISRAEL AND CONSERVATIVE SITES? by Orit Arfa (J. Post)

By   1 day ago

Apr. 22, 2018 Facebook stymied even the “Mossad.” Click here for full article

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Koolulam commemorate the Holocaust, performing the song “Chai” by Ofra Haza (Youtube)

By   2 weeks ago

Apr. 7, 2018 600 Holocaust survivors and their families gathered at Beit Avi-Chai in Jerusalem, marking the upcoming Holocaust Memorial Day, April 8th 2018. Partnering with “Zikaron Basalon”, we celebrated life by performing the song “Chai” by Ofra Haza. The result was moving … Click here for 4 1/2 min. video

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‘Lost’ film predicting rise of Nazism returns to screen (BBC via Israpundit)

By   4 weeks ago

Mar. 29, 2018 A silent film from 1924 predicting the rise of Nazism was found in a Paris flea market in 2015 after being lost for decades. Thanks to a huge fundraising campaign, it has now been restored and returned to cinemas, reports the BBC’s Bethany Bell in Vienna. An Orthodox Jew is set upon […]

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Film Apr. 12, 2018: The Last Sunday of August (Chabad)

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Mar. 28, 2018 Re: New Israeli documentary: The Last Sunday of August. It tells the sad story of Lithuanian Jewry during WWII through the narrative of the life prior to the war and the brutal extermination of 2,000 Jewish inhabitants by their Lithuanian neighbors in a small Lithuanian town of Moletai (also know by its Yiddish name of Malat) – […]

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Dear Poland: Your Holocaust law fools no one. No one forgets (Youtube)

By   2 months ago

Feb. 21, 2018 Click here for 3 min. video

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The Kindness of Strangers: How Thousands of Danes – and One Brave German – Defied the Nazis to Rescue Denmark’s Jews – Duane Schultz (WWII magazine via Daily Alert)

By   2 months ago

Feb. 23, 2018 The Kindness of Strangers: How Thousands of Danes – and One Brave German – Defied the Nazis to Rescue Denmark’s Jews – Duane Schultz On Sep. 28, 1943, Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz, a high-level staff member of the German embassy in Copenhagen and a member of the Nazi Party, betrayed his country and risked […]

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WHAT WAS POLAND’S ROLE IN WWII? A powerful review, by Rafał Betlejewski (Stand with Us)

By   2 months ago

Feb. 18, 2018 An incredibly brave voice against the antisemitism in Poland following the recent bill whitewashing Polish antisemitism in WWII. Artist Rafał Betlejewski speaks out. “From Poland with love,” he writes. Click here for 8 min. video

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THE KURDISH FIGHT IS HUMANITY’S FIGHT BY SARAH N. STERN (J. Post)

By   3 months ago

Jan. 30, 2018 I would like to believe that the United States can once again assume the mantle of the moral leader of the world. In 1939, when the Nazis rolled into Poland, my aunt, whose name I carry, was forced to strip naked and dig a hole, into which she and the other members […]

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