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UNRWA Must Evolve or Dissolve, Says Former Senior Agency Official – Ellie Rudee (JNS via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 11, 2019  /  double standards, International, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Oct. 11, 2019 UNRWA Must Evolve or Dissolve, Says Former Senior Agency Official – Ellie Rudee “Direct pressure” by donors is the most likely way to induce UNRWA, the UN Agency for Palestinian Refugees, to change, former UNRWA general counsel James Lindsay told JNS last week. Lindsay said that only 10% of UNRWA’s current budget goes to basic, […]

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WHY BDS FAILS MY 3D TEST ON ANTI-SEMITISM , by Natan Sharansky (Newsweek)

By   /  September 26, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, BDS, double standards, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 25, 2019 The global resurgence of anti-Semitism that we are experiencing today began almost 20 year ago, mainly in Europe. At the time, I was serving as Israel’s Minister for Diaspora Affairs and was grappling with the question of how to distinguish between legitimate criticism of Israel and anti-Semitism. That is when I came […]

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Israeli Annexation of Jordan Valley Is Compatible with Two-State Solution by Matthew Mainen (J. Post via M.E. Forum)

By   /  September 25, 2019  /  double standards, hypocricy, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 19, 2019 You’ve probably never heard of Baarle-Hertog, a Belgian territory consisting of an unremarkable three square miles in an otherwise unremarkable part of Europe. However, things get interesting when you look at a map. Baarle-Hertog contains about two dozen unconnected areas entirely surrounded by the Netherlands. Complicating matters, some of these territories in […]

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Trump Admin Challenges University Program Promoting Islam, by Meira Svirsky (Clarion Project)

By   /  September 22, 2019  /  academia, anti-Semitism, double standards, International  /  No Comments

Sept. 22, 2019 Left-wing academics are up in arms about the threat by the Trump Administration threat to cut federal funds for a program promoting Islam that may violate the Constitution, promote anti-Semitism and advance “ideological priorities” that have nothing to do with the purpose of the program. As reported by AP, the program in question is run by University of […]

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Palestinians Are Tired of Being the Only Refugees Denied the Right to Resettlement – Evelyn Gordon (JNS via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 12, 2019  /  Arabs, double standards, Human Rights, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Sept. 12, 2019 Palestinians Are Tired of Being the Only Refugees Denied the Right to Resettlement – Evelyn Gordon Hundreds of Palestinian refugees demonstrated outside the Canadian Embassy in Beirut on Sept. 5 to request asylum in Canada or the EU, the second such protest in the last month. After more than 70 years, Palestinians are […]

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Israel Returns to the Polls, while Palestinian Democracy Is Frozen (AFP-RFI-France via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 10, 2019  /  double standards, Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 10, 2019 Israel Returns to the Polls, while Palestinian Democracy Is Frozen (AFP-RFI-France) When Israelis vote next week it will be their sixth general election since 2006, when Palestinians last had the chance to cast ballots in parliamentary polls. 30-year-old Palestinians have never had the opportunity to choose their leadership. “For both the Palestinian Authority […]

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European Court May Remove Hamas from Terrorism Blacklist (Middle-East Monitor-UK via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 9, 2019  /  double standards, friends/enemies, International, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Sept. 9, 2019 European Court May Remove Hamas from Terrorism Blacklist Hamas lawyer Khalid Al-Showly announced that “the European Court of First Instance in Luxembourg decided on Thursday to remove the Hamas movement, and its armed wing Al-Qassam Brigades, from the world’s list of terrorism.” He said the decision of the court is not final, […]

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Israel. The Dreyfus of our time, by Barry Shaw (The View from Israel)

By   /  September 8, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, double standards, History, International  /  No Comments

Sept. 6, 2019 In September, the Venice Film Festival awarded their Grand Jury Prize for best movie to Roman Polanski’s ‘An Officer and a Spy.’The film is about the trial and wrongful conviction of a Jewish officer in the French military in 1894.The Dreyfus case symbolized the rise of French anti-Semitism. The Jewish officer, Alfred […]

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In first, UN panel calls on Palestinians to halt hate speech against Israelis (TOI)

By   /  September 1, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, double standards, Human Rights, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Aug. 31, 2019 United Nations anti-racism committee urges ‘State of Palestine’ to combat anti-Semitism, end incitement and better protect journalists, dissidents Click here for full article

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Imam Tawhidi: Reps. Omar & Tlaib are extremists (Youtube)

By   /  August 30, 2019  /  double standards, friends/enemies, hypocricy, International, Islamic fundamentalism  /  No Comments

May 14, 2019 Click here for 4 min. video

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