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The Origin of the Idea that Jerusalem Should Be Internationalized – Douglas J. Feith (Mosaic via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 1, 2019  /  History, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 1, 2019 The Origin of the Idea that Jerusalem Should Be Internationalized – Douglas J. Feith (Mosaic) Jerusalem commanded little international attention in the 700 years after Muslims defeated the Christian Crusaders. That changed in 1917, when British forces captured Jerusalem from the Ottomans in World War I. The city and its holy places became […]

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The Mirage of an International Jerusalem, by Michel Gurfinkiel (Mosaic)

By   /  July 24, 2019  /  History, Israel, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 8, 2019 How the idea of Jerusalem’s status as an “international city” became embedded in countless UN resolutions and foreign policies, and why it is utterly baseless. The United States decision on December 6, 2017 to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to transfer the American embassy there from Tel Aviv was […]

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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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The Muslim capitals of Palestine never included Jerusalem (EoZ)

By   /  June 30, 2019  /  books, History, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 28, 2019 “Palestine under the Moslems. A description of Syria and the Holy Land from A.D. 650 to 1500,” by Guy Le Strange, 1890, is a translation from Muslim geographers and pilgrims who traveled through and to Palestine from the Muslim conquest through the 19th century. It mentions the may capitals that Muslims set […]

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US Citizen Rescued From Palestinian Prison for Selling Property to Jews, by Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz (Breaking Israel News)

By   /  May 1, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, double standards, friends/enemies, Human Rights, hypocricy, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 1, 2019 Click here for full article

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Anticipating Trump’s “Deal of the Century” by Daniel Pipes (Washington Times via M.E. Forum)

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Apr. 9, 2019 President Trump’s peace plan for the Palestinian-Israeli conflict surfaced two years ago and to this day – remarkably – only he and a handful of aides know its precise details. A stream of leaks, however, contains enough internal consistency that their collation, supplemented by conversations with administration officials, provides a plausible outline […]

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Israeli Sovereignty and the “Mukhtar Protocol” – Naomi Linder Kahn (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  March 29, 2019  /  History, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 29, 2019 Israeli Sovereignty and the “Mukhtar Protocol” – Naomi Linder Kahn In many areas in east Jerusalem, no survey or registration of ownership was conducted after the Six-Day War. Instead, local mukhtars (chieftains or village dignitaries) were given sole authority to decide who are the legal owners of the land in question, circumventing the procedures that […]

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Clash Continues over Control of Temple Mount in Jerusalem – Khaled Abu Toameh (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  Islamic fundamentalism, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 6, 2019 Clash Continues over Control of Temple Mount in Jerusalem – Khaled Abu Toameh Hatem Abdel Qader, a senior Fatah official and member of the Wakf Council which manages the Temple Mount, said Tuesday that Palestinians will step up their protests against Israel’s decision to close the Golden Gate site located on the eastern […]

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The Golden Gate in History – Moshe Dann (J. Post)

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  Israel, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

Mar. 1, 2019 The Golden Gate in History – Moshe Dann Although Muslims claim the Golden/Mercy Gate as a Muslim shrine, the gate was built during the Second Temple period. It is the most important gate of the Temple Mount because through it, the High Priest on Yom Kippur led the red heifer to be sacrificed […]

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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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