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An Eye-Opening Trip Through Samaria, by Mitchell Bard (Algemeiner)

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 17, 2018 I traveled to Samaria (Shomron in Hebrew) recently. Wikipedia tells us Samaria “is a historical and biblical name used for the central region of ancient Palestine, bordered by Galilee to the north and Judaea to the south.” Most of the world simply refers to this area as the West Bank. But think about […]

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Canada-Israel trade is booming (TOI via Good News Israel)

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  Canada, Israel  /  No Comments

Jun. 17, 2018 Canada-Israel trade is booming. Since the original 1997Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (CIFTA) came into force, bilateral trade has tripled to more than $1.7 billion and fueled job growth in key Canadian sectors. The recently upgraded CIFTA gives almost limitless possibilities for extending Canadian-Israeli partnerships. http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/free-trade-between-canada-and-israel-a-success-story/

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I met a Pakistani-Jew in Israel. This is what he taught me, by Ibrahim Rashid (Daily Times via HonestReporting)

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, History, Human Rights, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 5, 2018 While visiting Israel, Pakistani journalist Ibrahim Rashid (via Point of No Return) had a chance encounter with a bus driver who was also from Pakistan. It was a stunning moment for Rashid who had never imagined there could be Pakistani Jews: He spoke about growing up in Karachi – the city my family is from […]

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Mohammad Zoabi shares his Israel story (Stand with Us via Breaking Israel News)

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  friends/enemies, Human Rights, Israel  /  No Comments

Jun. 15, 2018 Mohammad Zoabi, an Israeli Muslim Arab, explains how Israel promotes coexistence and pluralism in a powerful and unique manner. Click here for 2 min. video

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How Hindus And Jews Can Destroy The Islamist Infrastructure Of Hate, by Tapan Kumar Ghosh (Jerusalem Herald via Israpundit)

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  friends/enemies, Human Rights, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 10, 2018 The recent spate of attacks on Israel using burning kites and multitudes of rockets, destroying Jewish neighborhoods, reminds me of the horrors that the people of Israel have to live with every day. Even from faraway India, we can feel the pain. But this antisemitism is not limited just to Israel alone; rather, […]

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Palestinians: No Place for Gays by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  Human Rights, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun 12, 2018 Mahmoud Ishtiwi was executed in Gaza by three bullets to the chest, because he lived among people who consider homosexuality a sin punishable by death — and who act on it. What can one learn from the controversy? Basically, that it is safer to be a member of Hamas than to be […]

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PM Netanyahu: Today I’m going to make an unprecedented offer to Iran. (Youtube)

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  Good works, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 10, 2018 This is the answer to irrational hate, that only one country in the world offers. Can you think of any other country that would make such an offer (and mean it) to a country vowing their complete destruction? Click here for 2 min. video of Netanyahu’s offer to the Iranian people

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The Fracturing of the Jewish People, by William A. Galston (WSJ)

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  International, Israel  /  No Comments

Jun. 12, 2013 Israel has become a red state while U.S. Jews remain blue. Click here for full article  

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An Arab Muslim in the Israeli Army (Prager University via Youtube)

By   /  June 11, 2018  /  Human Rights, Israel, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Nov. 27, 2017 Why would an Arab Muslim serve in the Israeli military? Because he, like many Israeli Arabs, proudly defend the nation that has given them freedom and opportunity. Mohammad Kabiya, Israeli Air Force reservist, shares his remarkable story. Click here for 5 min. video Click here for more of a write-up and same […]

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It is all about Israel (Elder of Ziyon)

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  double standards, friends/enemies, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

It’s all about Israel Jun. 7, 2018 http://elderofziyon.blogspot.com/2018/06/it-is-all-about-israel.html As I was looking at articles in Argentina about the soccer controversy, I came across a pithy anecdote mentioned by a writer for La Nacion, Andrés Malamud: “The problem in the Middle East is that Israel is a racist state.” With the theater full, the phrase is received without […]

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