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Jerusalem as a Muslim holy city is the oldest Fake News in history, by Dr. Mordechai Kedar (Youtube or Israel Unwired)

By   /  August 16, 2019  /  History, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 12, 2017, or Aug. 4, 2019 Click here for 7 min. video or, click here for brief article by Leah Rosenberg and same video

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What Should Be Learned from the Gaza Disengagement? By Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen (BESA)

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Aug. 16, 2019 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The debate over the interpretation of the clear and present danger emanating from Gaza in the wake of the 2005 unilateral disengagement holds the key to saving Israel from the dangers attending the creation of a Palestinian state in the West Bank. Click here for full article

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 U.S. Barred Entry to Israeli Knesset Member in 2012 (NY Sun via Daily Alert)

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Aug. 16, 2019 U.S. Barred Entry to Israeli Knesset Member in 2012 – Editorial We don’t recall objections when the Obama administration banned a member of Israel’s Knesset,Michael Ben Ari, from coming to the U.S. in 2012. (New York Sun)

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Mahmoud Abbas’ Time-Machine – Jonathan S. Tobin (JNS via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 15, 2019  /  History, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 15, 2019 Mahmoud Abbas’ Time-Machine – Jonathan S. Tobin Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas’ latest speech revealed that the new starting point for the Palestinian quest for “justice” is sometime in the 13th century BCE. That’s when the tribes of Israel began the conquest of the land of Canaan they had been promised when they […]

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When Jews and Arabs Fought Together Against the Nazis – Nadav Shragai (Israel Hayom via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 8, 2019  /  friends/enemies, History, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 8, 2019 When Jews and Arabs Fought Together Against the Nazis – Nadav Shragai (Israel Hayom) Thousands of Arabs and Jews from Mandatory Palestine fought side by side in the British Army in World War II against the Nazis. Mustafa Abbasi, a professor of history at Tel-Hai Academic College, has personally interviewed or secured testimonies […]

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The Arab-Israeli Conflict Is about the Existence of Israel – Tawfik Hamid (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  August 2, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, History, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 2, 2019 The Arab-Israeli Conflict Is about the Existence of Israel – Tawfik Hamid In 1947, the UN Partition Plan gave the Arabs control over most of the Holy Land. The rejection of the plan by the Arab nations, and their declaration of war against Israel, was the first clear indication that the Arabs’ desire was […]

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Turkey and NATO – the End? (2 articles from J. Post summarized by Daily Alert, with links)

By   /  August 2, 2019  /  friends/enemies, History, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 2, 2019 Turkey and NATO – the End? – Zvi Mazel Turkish President Erdogan’s determination to buy the Russian S-400 antimissile system in spite of American opposition and the subsequent suspension of Turkey’s participation in the F-35 fighter plane program raises the question of Turkey’s continued NATO membership. Turkey was admitted to NATO in 1952 […]

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The Pessimism Shared by David Ben-Gurion and Benjamin Netanyahu, by Tom Segev (WSJ)

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July 18, 2019 Israel’s two longest-serving prime ministers—titans of the left and the right—both thought that the conflict with the Palestinians could only be managed, not solved Click here for full article

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The Origin of the Idea that Jerusalem Should Be Internationalized – Douglas J. Feith (Mosaic via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 1, 2019  /  History, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 1, 2019 The Origin of the Idea that Jerusalem Should Be Internationalized – Douglas J. Feith (Mosaic) Jerusalem commanded little international attention in the 700 years after Muslims defeated the Christian Crusaders. That changed in 1917, when British forces captured Jerusalem from the Ottomans in World War I. The city and its holy places became […]

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What Unites Palestinians other than Hatred of Israel? – Aaron Kliegman (Washington Free Beacon via Daily Alert)

By   /  July 30, 2019  /  History, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 30, 2019 What Unites Palestinians other than Hatred of Israel? – Aaron Kliegman (Washington Free Beacon) PA leader Mahmoud Abbas has said numerous times that the Palestinians will never recognize Israel as a Jewish state. In other words, the Palestinian president explicitly rejects the foundation of a two-state solution: two states for two peoples, one […]

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