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The Palestinians’ Kite Jihad, by A.J. Caschetta (Algemeiner)

By   /  April 25, 2018  /  History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Apr. 24, 2018 In the history of weaponizing the mundane, no one beats the Palestinians.  When they have been unable to acquire conventional weapons, they have resorted to the unconventional — such as kitchen knives and screwdrivers.  When unable to acquire conventional vehicles of war, they have resorted to the unconventional — such as cars, truck, and even bulldozers. […]

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

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  History, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

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

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  double standards, History, hypocricy, International, media bias, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

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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END ‘OCCUPATION’ (J. Post)

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  History, International, Israel, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

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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Polish citizen Rafał Betlejewski talks about Polish anti-Semitism and the holocaust (Facebook)

By   /  April 22, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, History, Holocaust, International  /  No Comments

Feb. 4, 2018 (?) Click here for 8 min. video

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Antisemitism and the Democratic Party: Time for Jews to Wake Up, by Ettie Kryksman (TOI)

By   /  April 21, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, History, International  /  No Comments

Apr. 10, 2018 As I listened to excerpts of a speech made by one of the most vile antisemites of our time, I shuddered, struck by the inescapable realization that that was what live broadcasts in Germany, 1939 must have sounded like. How many Jews realized, as Hitler rose to power, that he was not […]

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New York Times Greets Israel’s 70th With Piece Claiming 1948 Was ‘Catastrophe’, by Ira Stoll (Algemeiner)

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  History, International, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Apr. 18, 2018 The New York Times is marking Israel’s 70th birthday with an op-ed piecedescribing the Jewish state’s creation as a “catastrophe.” The article also offers a historically false account of events in Haifa in 1948. The Times article, by Ayman Odeh, who leads the vestiges of Israel’s Communist Party, begins: Click here for full article

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Palestinian “March of Return” Seeks to Undo the Reality of Israel – Gary Rosenblatt (NY Jewish Week via Daily Alert)

By   /  April 15, 2018  /  History, Israel's legal case  /  No Comments

Apr. 13, 2018 Palestinian “March of Return” Seeks to Undo the Reality of Israel – Gary Rosenblatt (New York Jewish Week) Had the Arabs accepted the 1947 UN partition plan, there would have been two states – the larger one Palestine, the smaller one Israel. The Jewish leaders accepted the proposal, reluctantly, but the Arabs rejected […]

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70 Years of Innovation: Milestones in Israeli History (Israel21c via Michael Ordman, via Youtube)

By   /  April 8, 2018  /  History, Israel  /  No Comments

Apr. 8, 2018 70 years in 3 minutes.  In advance of Israel’s 70th Anniversary on 18th April, this short video highlights one major news story in each of modern Israel’s exciting 70 years. https://www.youtube.com/embed/auB4oTQnQag?rel=0

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THE HEAVY PRICE OF ISRAELI GENEROSITY, by Mordechai Nisan (FPM)

By   /  April 5, 2018  /  History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Apr.5, 2018 Click here for full article

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