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Ilhan Omar and the Myth of Jewish Hypnosis – Bari Weiss (NYT via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, friends/enemies, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 22, 2019 Ilhan Omar and the Myth of Jewish Hypnosis – Bari Weiss (New York Times) In 2012, during one of Israel’s periodic wars with Hamas in Gaza, Ilhan Omar, at the time a nutrition coordinator with the Minnesota Department of Education, tweeted: “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help […]

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WHY NAFTALI BENNETT DECAPITATED THE SETTLER RIGHT AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR ISRAEL’S FUTURE, by Yair Rosenberg (Tablet)

By   /  January 20, 2019  /  Israel  /  No Comments

Jan. 15, 2019 How the shaming of a soccer star led to the biggest shake-up in Israeli politics and finally unchained Netanyahu’s chief right-wing rival Click here for full article

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The New Palestinian ‘Catastrophe’: A Shopping Mall Hiring Palestinians by Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  Israel  /  No Comments

Jan. 11, 2019 “Rami Levy does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, gender, or religion when hiring and promoting employees. All employees, Palestinians and Israelis, are treated equally and receive equal benefits. Salaries are based solely on one’s position and performance. My goal for all Rami Levy employees is to have the same opportunity […]

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How Israel Makes the Desert Bloom (Economist-UK via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  Good works, International, Israel  /  No Comments

Jan. 11, 2019 How Israel Makes the Desert Bloom (Economist-UK) The Israeli firm Taranis uses high-resolution imagery from drones, planes and satellites to diagnose problems in fields of crops – among them infestations, diseases, dryness and nutrient deficiencies. Faced with unfriendly neighbors and an arid climate, Israel has had to innovate to survive. Taranis is the […]

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Knesset Member Ahmad Tibi Changes the Israeli-Arab Political Landscape – Shlomi Eldar (Al-Monitor)

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 11, 2019 Knesset Member Ahmad Tibi Changes the Israeli-Arab Political Landscape – Shlomi Eldar Knesset Member Ahmad Tibi has broken away from the Joint List, an alliance of four Israeli Arab political parties that had united on the eve of the 2015 elections: Hadash, Ra’am, Balad and Ta’al. Tibi’s decision followed failed attempts to obtain […]

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The First Palestinian Member of Congress – Lenny Ben-David (Twitter via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  International, Israel, Jewish Community, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 11, 2019 The First Palestinian Member of Congress – Lenny Ben-David (Twitter) John H. Krebs was first Palestinian Member of Congress. Krebs, who was Jewish, was born in Berlin and moved to Palestine in 1933. He went to school there and joined the Haganah militia. He moved to the U.S. in 1946 on his Palestine passport […]

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The American ‘Zionist’ assault on Israel, by Daniel Gordis (TOI)

By   /  January 10, 2019  /  double standards, friends/enemies, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 8, 2019 Less hubris and more interest in why Israelis think what they do would go a long way to helping this relationship survive Click here for excellent article

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Yes, Anti-Zionism Is the Same as Anti-Semitism – David Harsanyi (The Federalist via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 10, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, International, Israel  /  No Comments

Jan. 10, 2019 Yes, Anti-Zionism Is the Same as Anti-Semitism – David Harsanyi (The Federalist) In a recent New York Times op-ed titled “Anti-Zionism isn’t the same as Anti-Semitism,” columnist Michelle Goldberg defended Ilhan Omar, a newly elected House representative who has claimed that Jews have hypnotized the world for their evil works. Anti-Zionism is the most significant […]

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The UK and EU Build an Illegal Road on an IDF Training Ground – Naomi Kahn (JNS)

By   /  January 10, 2019  /  double standards, friends/enemies, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 10, 2019 The UK and EU Build an Illegal Road on an IDF Training Ground – Naomi Kahn The British government and the EU are paving an illegal road on land in IDF Firing Zone 917, an army training ground in the southern Hebron Hills. The signs along the route leave no room for doubt: […]

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 Israeli Arab Activist: Israel Is My Country and I Am Proud of It…runs in Likud party’s primaries (summaries of 2 articles by Daily Alert)

By   /  January 10, 2019  /  apartheid, friends/enemies, Human Rights, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 10, 2019 Muslim Arab Woman Competing in Likud Party Primaries(Times of Israel) Dima Tayeh, from Kafr Manda in the Galilee, made headlines on Tuesday when she told Hadashot TV she was running in the Likud party’s primaries. “There is no other country in the Middle East that respects its citizens and gives them as much equality […]

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