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International Law on Jerusalem and Double Standards – Eugene Kontorovich (Mosaic via Daily Alert)

By   /  July 17, 2019  /  double standards, International, Israel, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 17, 2019 International Law on Jerusalem and Double Standards – Eugene Kontorovich (Mosaic) International law on the issue of a new country’s borders is fairly clear, and is applied almost across the board. But where Israel is concerned, and where the status of Jerusalem is concerned, what the UN claims international law says is not […]

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How Silwan Became an Arab Neighborhood, by Luke Moon (Providence via Mosaic)

By   /  July 17, 2019  /  History, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 17, 2019 A recent article in the New York Times complained of a “right-wing Jewish settler group” that “has moved hundreds of Jews” into the predominantly Arab eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan. But, notes Luke Moon, the article says nothing about the area’s history: Silwan’s first inhabitants were Yemenite Jews who in 1881 spent six months traveling […]

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Comparisons of Police Shooting in Israel with U.S. Are Dishonest and Unhelpful – Shmuel Rosner (LA Jewish Journal)

By   /  July 16, 2019  /  Human Rights, International, Israel  /  No Comments

July 16, 2019 Comparisons of Police Shooting in Israel with U.S. Are Dishonest and Unhelpful – Shmuel Rosner It is tempting to compare the protests after the killing of a young Ethiopian Israeli by an off-duty police officer with “Black Lives Matter” in the U.S., but it is not the same. The reason why begins with […]

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Why a two-state solution would mean suicide for Israel, by Leah Rosenberg (Israel Unwired)

By   /  July 14, 2019  /  Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 14, 2019 Colonel Richard Kemp understands something that almost the whole world seems to be missing. A lot of the world wants there to be what is known as the two-state solution. But does anyone understand the implications of that and the risk for Israel? Click here for article & 4 min. video

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Israel’s Blossoming International Ties Are Unprecedented – Interview with Michael Oren (Octavian Report via Daily Alert)

By   /  July 12, 2019  /  friends/enemies, International, Israel  /  No Comments

July 12, 2019 Israel’s Blossoming International Ties Are Unprecedented – Interview with Michael Oren Israel today is less isolated than at any other time in its history. Our relationship with Latin America is at an unprecedented high and the prime minister of Israel has visited four countries there. The countries in Africa are standing in line […]

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TEARING UP ISRAEL IS HARDLY A SOLUTION WORTHY OF THE NAME by Mark Vandermaas (CJN)

By   /  July 11, 2019  /  History, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 10, 2019 https://www.cjnews.com/perspectives/opinions/vandermaas-tearing-up-israel-is-hardly-a-solution-worthy-of-the-name As the official lecturer for Canadians for Israel’s Legal Rights (CILR.org), the organization co-founded by the late land rights expert and author, Salomon Benzimra (The Jewish People’s Rights To The Land Of Israel), I would like to offer some items of consideration before readers accept David Roytenberg’s assertion in The CJN that ‘territorial […]

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From Israel: The Ethiopian Riots – Distortion and Truth!, by Arlene Kushner

By   /  July 8, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Human Rights, Israel, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

July 8, 2019 Last Sunday, June 30, news broke that an unarmed Ethiopian 19 year old, Solomon Teka, had been shot dead by an off-duty policeman in Kiryat Haim, a neighborhood of Haifa. Although this was not the fact of the matter, as we shall see below, many jumped to the conclusion – fed by […]

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Pilgrimage Road and Palestinian Memory, by Meir Soloveichik (WSJ)

By   /  July 7, 2019  /  Israel  /  No Comments

July 4, 2019 An ancient staircase to the Temple Mount says plenty about Jerusalem’s history. Click here for full article & photo  

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Trump’s Iran Sanctions Face Seven Fallacies by Amir Taheri (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  July 7, 2019  /  Israel  /  No Comments

July 7, 2019 …sanctions are working. The mullahs have started to reduce their footprint in Syria and Yemen… Offices in more than 30 Iranian cities, to enlist “volunteers” for “Jihad” in Syria, have been closed, and the recruitment of Afghan and Pakistani mercenaries has stopped. Tehran’s military and diplomatic presence in Yemen has been downsized, […]

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Summaries of 2 articles about Pilgrimage Road, by Daily Alert, with links

By   /  July 5, 2019  /  History, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 5, 2019 Pilgrimage Road and Palestinian Memory – Meir Soloveichik Two thousand years ago Jews walked the Pilgrimage Road as they came from around the world to visit the Temple. Rabbinic texts abound with descriptions of the processions that occurred, and the road – first discovered 15 years ago – parallels these details in an […]

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