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Review of ‘Spies of No Country’ By Matti Friedman (Commentary via Israpundit)

By   /  February 26, 2019  /  books, History, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 26, 2019 Isaac Shoshan was born in Aleppo in the early 1920s. The son of a janitor, he grew up poor, living in a small space with several other families, eating mostly flatbreads cooked with the help of cow dung. His mother died when he was a child, and he did not know his […]

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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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Palestinian Arabs never received ‘right’ to statehood or UN membership, by Morton A. Klein (JNS)

By   /  February 5, 2019  /  History, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Feb. 5, 2019 In sum, the Palestinian Authority is promoting bald-faced lies and distortions about U.N. Resolution 181 and the Oslo Accords to avoid making peace with Israel. As part of the Palestinian Authority’s latest ploy to avoid direct negotiations with Israel, it is now absurdly claiming that United Nations Resolution 181, passed by the […]

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In the 1948 War, the Arabs Expelled Jews Wherever They Won – Peter Buchsbaum (TOI via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 23, 2019  /  History, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 23, 2019mid In the 1948 War, the Arabs Expelled Jews Wherever They Won – Peter Buchsbaum New York Times columnist Michelle Alexander claimed on Sunday that it is a duty to protest against Israel just as Martin Luther King protested against the Vietnam War. Yet in her zeal, she shows a great deal of ignorance about the […]

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The True-State Solution, by Daniel J. Arbess (WSJ)

By   /  January 3, 2019  /  International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 2, 2019 Follow the map the British drew in 1922, which put Arab and Jewish Palestine across the Jordan River. The Trump administration has offered tantalizing clues about its forthcoming “Deal of the Century” for Mideast peace. It could be a bold new concept—replacing the failed “two-state solution” with a Jordan-Israel confederacy, in which […]

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Mahmoud Abbas Contradicts the Palestinian Narrative on Refugees, by Dore Gold (JCPA via EoZ via Youtube)

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  History, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Dec. 18, 2018 It has been axiomatic for the Palestinian narrative that as a result of the first Arab-Israeli war in 1948, the Palestinian Arab refugees were forcibly expelled by Israeli forces from their towns and villages. Despite the fact that the 1948 war was caused by the invasion by five Arab armies into the […]

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Video: From the 1917 Balfour Declaration to the Rebirth of Israel in 1948, by Dr. Jacques Gauthier (JCPA via Daily Alert)

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  History, Israel's legal case, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Mar. 1, 2017 Click here for 24 min. video

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‘International consensus’ on Jerusalem is baseless, by Eldad Beck (Israel Hayom)

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  Israel, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 30, 2018 Canadian legal scholar Dr. Jacques Gauthier has devoted 20 years to the thorny question of the ownership of Jerusalem, and has concluded that Israel has unquestionable sovereignty not only over the whole city, but over Judea and Samaria as well. Click here for full article

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Webinar Recording: Israel and Palestine: The Words that Changed History, by Yehudit Shier Weisberg (Hasbara Fellowships via Youtube)

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  History, International, Israel, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Aug. 8, 2018 As reported last month, Hasbara Fellowships Canada has recently launched a new and innovative educational series, reaching people around the world online with new webinars and live recordings with top speakers and educators in Israel advocacy. Last week, Hasbara Fellowships Canada hosted Yehudit Shier-Weisberg, formerly of Toronto and now in Jerusalem, for an […]

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Mired in delusions, by Dr. Mordechai Kedar (INN)

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Junl 7, 2018 Fifty one years have passed since the Six Day War, fifty one years during which Israel has advanced on every front, in economics, technology, its society (it switched from a socialist to a nationalist regime) and, most significantly, in its geo-political situation: Two Arab countries bordering Israel, Jordan and Egypt, signed peace […]

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