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Don’t Confuse Me With Facts. It’s Always About the “Occupation” by Asaf Romirowsky (BESA via Pundicity)

By   /  January 10, 2020  /  friends/enemies, International, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

Jan. 5, 2020 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The American Jewish Left has once again fallen in line with the Palestinian demand that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict always be conflated to a problem of “occupation,” regardless of facts or history. By leaping to condemn Mike Pompeo’s factual statement that Israeli West Bank “settlements” do not violate international law, American […]

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The issue of settlements is more than a land dispute up for negotiation, by Melanie Phillips (JNS)

By   /  November 22, 2019  /  Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 22, 2019 The only way to end what is essentially an Arab war of extermination against Israel is to call out the Palestinians on their fundamental lies and to treat them not as statesmen-in-waiting, but as international pariahs. Click here for full article

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Pompeo Busts the “Occupation” Myth (summaries of 2 articles by Daily Alert, Nov. 20, 2019)

By   /  November 20, 2019  /  History, International, Israel, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Pompeo Busts the “Occupation” Myth – Eugene Kontorovich (Wall Street Journal) Israeli settlements in the West Bank do not violate international law. That is now America’s official view, repudiating the conclusions of a 1978 State Department memorandum. The four-page 1978 memo written by legal adviser Herbert Hansell was hardly a thorough study and cited no precedent […]

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Palestinians: Why Allow Facts to Get in the Way? by Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  September 8, 2019  /  Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 28, 2019 Why are the details about Rina Shnerb’s hometown and her age worth mentioning? Because the Palestinian media has again engaged in a campaign of fabrications and lies to justify the terror attack and the murder of an innocent Jewish teenager. The Palestinian media, however, does not feel comfortable reporting the facts about […]

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I Embrace My Israeli Arab Identity – Ali Adi (Israel Hayom via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 30, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Israel  /  No Comments

Aug. 30, 2019 I Embrace My Israeli Arab Identity – Ali Adi The Arab citizens of Israel will admit that they prefer the Israeli government to an Arab one, even if from their comfortable positions at Israeli universities they prefer to call it “the occupation.” My “Arabness,” the language, the music, and the tradition, are an […]

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“The Occupation” – How the EU Discriminates Against Israel – Prof. Hillel Frisch (BESA via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 23, 2019  /  double standards, friends/enemies, hypocricy, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 23, 2019 “The Occupation” – How the EU Discriminates Against Israel – Prof. Hillel Frisch Israel is deemed by the EU as an occupying power even though some of the greatest legal minds in international law, such as Elihu (Hirsh) Lauterpacht and Eugene Rostow, question whether Israeli rule in the West Bank – rule that […]

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End Which Occupation? by Steve Frank (JNS via Algemeiner)

By   /  August 20, 2019  /  International, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 20, 2019  It seems that just about everyone wants to “end the occupation” in Israel. The call rings out from the editorial pages of The New York Times and The Washington Post, from pro-Palestinian NGOs, from progressive Jewish organizations, and from presidential candidates. Ask someone at random what Israel should do to resolve the longstanding Palestinian-Israeli conflict, […]

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For Most Palestinians, the “Occupation” includes All of Israel – Steve Frank (JNS-Israel Hayom via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 20, 2019  /  International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 20, 2019 For Most Palestinians, the “Occupation” includes All of Israel – Steve Frank (JNS-Israel Hayom) Ask someone at random what Israel should do to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the answer you’re most likely to get is “end the occupation.” For most Westerners, this means the West Bank (acquired by Israel during the 1967 […]

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The Palestinians, Happiness, and the “Occupation” By Prof. Hillel Frisch (BESA)

By   /  August 15, 2019  /  International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 15, 2019 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: In an academic ranking of countries according to happiness level, the “Palestinian Territories” are far from the bottom of the list – something of a surprise, as the never-ending lamentations about the “Israeli occupation” would suggest a different outcome. The real tragedy is Tunisia, which achieved democracy but has not registered […]

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HOW TO TALK ABOUT ISRAEL AND PALESTINE, by Carly Pildis (Tablet)

By   /  July 16, 2019  /  Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 10, 2019 Don’t try to save the people on either side of the conflict. Just listen to them. Click here for article

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