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The BDS halo is slipping as its critics grow louder, by Robert Fulford (National Post)

By   /  June 16, 2019  /  academia, BDS, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

Jun. 15, 2019 https://nationalpost.com/opinion/robert-fulford-the-bds-halo-is-slipping-as-its-critics-grow-louder On many of the university campuses in North America, the letters BDS carry an almost magical quality. They stand for “boycott, divestment and sanctions,” but they also convey something else, a self-righteous stance that’s freely available to all students who care to take advantage of it. They can join their campus anti-Israel organization, […]

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The Priorities of Palestinian Leaders by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  June 9, 2019  /  double standards, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun.7, 2019 Let us consider some of those “other priorities….” Last week, Palestinian sources revealed that the new ministers of the Palestinian Authority government have given themselves a $2,000 raise in their monthly salary… at a time when the Palestinian leadership is claiming that it is suffering from a financial crisis. Hardly a day passes […]

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No Arab Demographic Time Bomb – Amb. Yoram Ettinger (Jewish Political Studies Review/JCPA via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 7, 2019 No Arab Demographic Time Bomb – Amb. Yoram Ettinger (Jewish Political Studies Review) Contrary to conventional wisdom, the Jewish state is not facing an Arab demographic time bomb. In 2018 there were 1.85 million Arabs in the West Bank (not 3 million as claimed by the Palestinians), 1.6 million Israeli Muslim Arabs, 130,000 […]

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PA Creates an Ancient Village that Never Existed – Naomi Kahn (JNS/Israel Hayom via Daily Alert), & Youtube video

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  double standards, friends/enemies, International, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 7, 2019 PA Creates an Ancient Village that Never Existed – Naomi Kahn Over the past two years, the PA has created, out of thin air, a “historic” village at a strategic point adjacent to the Jerusalem-Hebron highway. With EU funding, the PA has renovated two primitive stone structures used by passing shepherds or farmers […]

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What is Terrorism and Why Does its Definition Matter?, by Daniel Pomerantz (Honest Reporting)

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  International, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 22, 2019 What is “terrorism”? We’re used to hearing the media describe well recognized terror organizations with euphemisms like, militants, extremists, or sometimes even obscenely activists. One might reasonably come to believe that terrorism has no definition at all, or that it’s all a matter of subjective opinion. After all, “one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter,” […]

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Why History Still Matters: The 1967 Six-Day War by David Harris (Algemeiner)

By   /  June 6, 2019  /  History, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 6, 2019 Mention history, and it can trigger a roll of the eyes. Add the Middle East to the equation, and folks might start running for the hills, unwilling to get caught up in the seemingly bottomless pit of details and disputes. But without an understanding of what happened in the past, it’s impossible […]

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Must Read: DEAR JEWISH-AMERICAN LEFTISTS: IT’S TIME FOR A TALK, by Valerie Sobel (FPM)

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, friends/enemies, Human Rights, International, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Must Read  /  No Comments

Mar. 13, 2019 You have the power to determine how history will judge us. From one Jew to another. From one parent/grandparent to another. From one who utters “Never Again!” to another. From one witnessing the vile anti-Semitic floats in Belgian parades to another. From one in horror watching the U.K. descend into 100 monthly […]

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THE RETURN OF BAKSHEESH DIPLOMACY, by Nitsana Darshan-Leitner (J. Post via Shurat HaDin)

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  History, International, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 30, 2019 The announced decision by the Trump administration to initiate its peace plan, the so-called “Deal of the Century,” with an economic summit for the Palestinians in Bahrain next month conjures up frightening feelings of déjà vu. Click here for full article  

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27% of Israeli Arabs voted for Zionist parties in recent elections (PMW)

By   /  May 30, 2019  /  apartheid, Human Rights, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

MAY 30, 2019 PA slander: Israel is an “apartheid state”; but Israeli Arabs experience real democracy In Israel’s recent elections: 12 Israeli Arabs elected to Israel’s Parliament 50% of Israeli Arabs chose to vote At least 112,000 Israeli Arabs (27%) voted for Zionist parties in exclusively Arab cities and towns: 35,783 Israeli-Arabs voted for Meretz […]

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ISLAMOPHOBIA – THE 21ST CENTURY WEAPON TO SILENCE OUR FREEDOM OF SPEECH, by Adam Milstein (J. Post)

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, International, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

May 6, 2019 That said, by definition, antisemitism and Islamophobia refer to two very different phenomena – and should not be lumped together as one and the same. Click here for full article

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