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How Israel Sees Eastern Europe – Zev Chafets (Bloomberg via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 19, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, friends/enemies, International, Israel  /  No Comments

Feb. 19, 2019 How Israel Sees Eastern Europe – Zev Chafets Many Europeans wonder how Israel can make common cause with the nationalist leaders of Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia – the Visegrad nations. Given Israel’s precarious history, it is a highly pragmatic country. Looking the other way has been the practice of every […]

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The Hypocrisy of Eurovision Israel Boycotters – Toby Young (Spectator-UK via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 15, 2019  /  BDS, double standards, hypocricy, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 15, 2019 The Hypocrisy of Eurovision Israel Boycotters – Toby Young (Spectator-UK) The Guardian last week published a letter from 50 “artists of conscience” urging the BBC to boycott this year’s Eurovision Song Contest because it’s taking place in Israel. Why didn’t any of them object when the Eurovision Song Contest was hosted by Russia in 2009? Why is […]

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The Invention of ‘Palestinians’ by Jerold Auerbach

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  History, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 14, 2019 Millennia before Palestinians appeared on the world stage following the Six-Day War, the “West Bank” was already known as Judea and Samaria. “Palestine” dates from the League of Nations Mandate (1923) that granted England governing power over the land, including Trans-Jordan, that was previously controlled by the defeated Ottoman Empire. The Mandate […]

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PM Netanyahu meets with US Vice President Mike Pence in Warsaw (MFA)

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  friends/enemies, History, Holocaust, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 14, 2019 PM Netanyahu:  This conference in which you have brought together some sixty foreign ministers and Arab foreign ministers with an Israeli prime minister to stand together against Iran in such clarity, such unity. I think that this is something that we deeply appreciate. Click here for transcript of Prime Minister’s remarks

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EGYPT GASSED TUNNELERS, ISRAEL WOULDN’T. WHY THE DOUBLE STANDARD?, by Yohan Jeremy Bob (J. Post)

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  double standards, hypocricy, Israel, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Feb. 13, 2019 Were Israel to use Egyptian methods, it would presumably face a wave of global criticism as it does nearly any time it uses force. Why the double-standard? Click here for full article

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The Progressive Assault on Israel – Bret Stephens (NYT via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, BDS, friends/enemies, International, Israel, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

Feb. 14, 2019 The Progressive Assault on Israel – Bret Stephens (New York Times) Last month in Detroit, pro-Palestinian demonstrators seized the stage of the National LGBTQ Task Force conference and demanded a boycott of Israel. Conference organizers did nothing to stop the disruption or disavow the demonstrators, who were met with sustained applause by the […]

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The Progressive Assault on Israel by Bret Stephens (NYT)

By   /  February 10, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, double standards, friends/enemies, hypocricy, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 8, 2019 A movement that can detect a racist dog-whistle from miles away is strangely deaf when it comes to some of the barking on its own side of the fence. Click here for full article

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Israel: Still the Underdog in Today’s Middle East – James Sinkinson (JNS via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 8, 2019  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 8, 2019 Israel: Still the Underdog in Today’s Middle East – James Sinkinson (JNS) Israel is the Middle East’s ultimate scrappy underdog. Few countries in the world are more threatened by more belligerent enemies than Israel. Certainly, no country is hated as vehemently for its very existence. Iran threatens Israel on virtually a daily basis […]

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When the Palestinians Chose Peace over War – Fred Maroun (TOI via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  Human Rights, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 1, 2019 When the Palestinians Chose Peace over War – Fred Maroun (Times of Israel) We Arabs have so far fought Israel for over 70 years with two openly stated objectives: Either destroy Israel by force, or destroy Israel by transforming it into an Arab state through a “solution” that would see Palestinian so-called refugees […]

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The Muslim Quarter of the Old City was Jewish before the Mandate, by Dovid Mark (Israel Rising via Isarpundit)

By   /  January 29, 2019  /  History, Human Rights, Israel, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 29, 2019 Jews are now returning A few months ago I had the privilege of visiting a newly reacquired Jewish property in what is today the Muslim quarter (of Jerusalem…Ed.) in order to witness Jews returning to a former Jewish home. Click here for full article

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