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The Real Palestinian Catastrophe – Elliott Abrams (Weekly Standard via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 24, 2018  /  History, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 24, 2018 The Real Palestinian Catastrophe – Elliott Abrams The main achievement of the Gaza border attacks is to remind Israelis that Hamas considers all of Israel’s borders illegitimate. The dispute with Hamas isn’t over settlements or the “occupation” or Gaza itself. It is over Israel’s existence. Yasser Arafat’s Fatah party rules in the West […]

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Gaza’s Miseries Have Palestinian Authors, by Bret Stephens (NYT)

By   /  May 17, 2018  /  double standards, hypocricy, International, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Nov. 16, 2018 For the third time in two weeks, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have set fire to the Kerem Shalom border crossing, through which they get medicine, fuel and other humanitarian essentials from Israel. Soon we’ll surely hear a great deal about the misery of Gaza. Try not to forget that the authors of […]

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America Recognizes One Jerusalem, by Eugene Kontorovich (WSJ)

By   /  May 14, 2018  /  friends/enemies, History, Israel, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

May 13, 2018 The new U.S. Embassy straddles the ‘Green Line,’ refusing to dignify claims of Israeli ‘occupation.’ Click here for article

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Why Israeli Rule in the West Bank Is Legal under International Law Eugene Kontorovich (JCPA)

By   /  April 8, 2018  /  International, Israel, Israel's legal case  /  No Comments

Apr. 8, 2018 An interview with Professor Eugene Kontorovich by Sarah Haetzni-Cohen A version of this interview first appeared in Hebrew in Makor Rishon on March 23, 2018. Q: From the viewpoint of international law, how can the legal position of Judea and Samaria [West Bank] be defined? Click here for full interview

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Palestinians: Israel is One Big Settlement by Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  February 26, 2018  /  Israel  /  No Comments

Feb. 26, 2018 Let us be clear about this: When Palestinians — and some of their supporters in the international community, including Europe — say that they want an end to the “occupation,” they mean they want to see an end to Israel’s existence, full stop. They do not want to throw the Jews out […]

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One Raid Shows All You Need to Know About Israel’s Current Predicament by Stephen M. Flatow (JNS via Algemeiner)

By   /  January 24, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, incitement, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jan. 23, 2018 You wouldn’t think that one isolated Israeli counter-terror raid could explode every major myth about Israel’s conflict with the Palestinian Arabs. But last week’s raid in Jenin came pretty close to doing just that. Overnight on January 17, Israeli commandos entered the city of Jenin in search of two particular Arab terrorists. […]

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Defining “Occupied” and the Semantic Battle for Peace – Jonathan S. Tobin (JNS via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 5, 2018  /  Israel  /  No Comments

Jan. 5, 2018 Defining “Occupied” and the Semantic Battle for Peace – Jonathan S. Tobin U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman reportedly asked the State Department to stop using the term “occupied territories” when referring to the West Bank. Use of such words is part of a high-stakes battle to determine the outcome of the debate […]

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Alan Dershowitz: Debating BDS with Cornel West (Algemeiner)

By   /  January 1, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, BDS, double standards, friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 1, 2017 I recently debated Professor Cornel West of Harvard about the boycott movement against Israel. The topic was resolved: “The boycott, divestiture and sanctions (BDS) movement will help bring about the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.” West argued that… Click here for full article

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The Dishonesty of the “Palestinian Narrative” – Adam Levick (UK Media Watch via Daily Alert)

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  Israel  /  No Comments

Nov. 14, 2017 The Dishonesty of the “Palestinian Narrative” – Adam Levick (UK Media Watch) The Guardian published an op-ed by PA President Mahmoud Abbas on Nov. 1 that included nearly every distortion and lie within what’s known as the “Palestinian narrative.” The language used by Abbas frames Jews as interlopers with no historical or religious connection to the land, […]

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Benjamin Netanyahu interviewed by hostile British newscaster re: Israeli-Palestinian “conflict” (Youtube)

By   /  November 10, 2017  /  media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 5, 2017 Click here for 16 min. interview, and watch a paragon of calm under fire.

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