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The Key to Middle East Peace Is Getting Palestinians to Say “Yes” – Ahron Shapiro (Sydney Morning Herald-Au via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  History, hypocricy, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 15, 2019 The Key to Middle East Peace Is Getting Palestinians to Say “Yes” – Ahron Shapiro The necessity for the Palestinians to make peace with Israel as a prerequisite for the establishment of a Palestinian state isn’t arbitrary or the result of inherently “unfair” imbalances of power. It is a reflection of the reality […]

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The Invention of ‘Palestinians’ by Jerold Auerbach

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  History, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 14, 2019 Millennia before Palestinians appeared on the world stage following the Six-Day War, the “West Bank” was already known as Judea and Samaria. “Palestine” dates from the League of Nations Mandate (1923) that granted England governing power over the land, including Trans-Jordan, that was previously controlled by the defeated Ottoman Empire. The Mandate […]

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PM Netanyahu meets with US Vice President Mike Pence in Warsaw (MFA)

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  friends/enemies, History, Holocaust, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 14, 2019 PM Netanyahu:  This conference in which you have brought together some sixty foreign ministers and Arab foreign ministers with an Israeli prime minister to stand together against Iran in such clarity, such unity. I think that this is something that we deeply appreciate. Click here for transcript of Prime Minister’s remarks

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When Will the World’s Largest Sunni Religious Institution Disavow Colonization?, by Saied Shoaaib (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  dhimmitude, double standards, History, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

Feb. 13, 2019 It is difficult to find today Christian clergy proud of their colonial past. In contrast, many Muslims consider Islamic colonialism and imperialism sacred and part of their religion. To be sure, the West has committed sins, but it has apologized for them. Meanwhile, Sheikh Ahmed Al-Tayeb, the current Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, […]

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Islam: The West’s ‘Most Formidable and Persistent Enemy’ By Raymond Ibrahim (American Thinker)

By   /  February 11, 2019  /  History, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism  /  No Comments

Feb. 9, 2019 At the height of Western dominance over Islam in the early twentieth century, the European historian Hilaire Belloc (b. 1870) made a remarkably prescient observation that may have seemed exaggerated at the time: Millions of modern people of the white civilization — that is, the civilization of Europe and America — have […]

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As Arab Leaders Warm toward Israel and Jews, Are Arab Publics Following? – Joseph Braude (Mosaic via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, History, incitement, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 8, 2019 As Arab Leaders Warm toward Israel and Jews, Are Arab Publics Following? – Joseph Braude In the Arab Middle East, even as some Arab leaders are visibly warming toward Israel and Jews, the widespread culture of rejectionism and anti-Semitism persists. Ingrained over generations, it permeates much popular sentiment. Yet the Israel Foreign Ministry’s […]

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No, Israel was not created by the UN (EoZ)

By   /  February 6, 2019  /  History, Israel, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Feb. 5, 2019 Arab News has a typical anti-Israel screed by Chris Doyle, director of the London-based Council for Arab-British Understanding. He writes, “Israel was a child of the UN, born out of a General Assembly resolution. Yet, as many children often are, it has remained distinctly ungrateful. ” No, the UN resolution that partitioned Palestine into a […]

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Palestinian Arabs never received ‘right’ to statehood or UN membership, by Morton A. Klein (JNS)

By   /  February 5, 2019  /  History, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Feb. 5, 2019 In sum, the Palestinian Authority is promoting bald-faced lies and distortions about U.N. Resolution 181 and the Oslo Accords to avoid making peace with Israel. As part of the Palestinian Authority’s latest ploy to avoid direct negotiations with Israel, it is now absurdly claiming that United Nations Resolution 181, passed by the […]

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The defensible borders of Israel according to the US Joint Chiefs of Staff in 1967 (memo and map) (from EoZ)

By   /  January 31, 2019  /  History, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 28, 2019 Here is a memo written by the US Joint Chiefs of Staff after the Six Day War where they describe which territory Israel must retain for peace. It was declassified in 1979. It is sort of amazing that this document has not received more publicity. There was an article detailing the full […]

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The Muslim Quarter of the Old City was Jewish before the Mandate, by Dovid Mark (Israel Rising via Isarpundit)

By   /  January 29, 2019  /  History, Human Rights, Israel, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 29, 2019 Jews are now returning A few months ago I had the privilege of visiting a newly reacquired Jewish property in what is today the Muslim quarter (of Jerusalem…Ed.) in order to witness Jews returning to a former Jewish home. Click here for full article

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