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Who’s the Occupier?, by Varda Myers Epstein (EoZ)

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  History  /  No Comments

Aug. 1, 2018 The language of occupation is an oft-wielded weapon against Israel. Those who use it have interests at odds with the existence of the Jewish State. They may refer to Israel as an “illegal occupier,” and the Jewish State’s presence in the Middle East as an “illegal occupation.” The IDF, Israel’s military, is […]

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Is there an Occupation? #2 Eugene Kontorovich (Youtube)

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  double standards, History, hypocricy, International, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Mar. 9, 2017 Are Israel’s borders legal? Well, are the borders of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Jordan legal? Professor Eugene Kontorovich says they all are. Why? Watch the video! Click here for 2 1/2 min. video

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The ‘Games’ Palestinian Children Play, by Stephen M. Flatow (JNS via Algemeiner)

By   /  July 29, 2018  /  double standards, incitement, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Terrorism, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

July 29, 2018 We’re always being told that there is a significant difference between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas. Supposedly, the PA is “moderate” while Hamas is “extremist.” But the PA’s public endorsement this week of the Gaza kite terrorists makes it clear that there is no meaningful difference between it and Hamas at all. […]

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The anti-Zionist lexicon: What they really mean, by Fred Maroun (TOI via HonestReporting)

By   /  July 24, 2018  /  Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 18, 2018 An insider’s anti-Zionist lexicon: The code to deciphering what decent, reasonable-sounding phrases really mean Anti-Zionists have developed a lexicon that is meant to make them sound decent and honest, but a translation into common English uncovers quite a different meaning. The following are common phrases that they use, followed by what they […]

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On Israel, Gaza and international law by Ari Ingel via Arlene Kushner

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  double standards, Israel, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

From Arlene Kushner’s blog, July 6,2018 I want to recommend an excellent piece by Ari Ingel, “Israel, Gaza and international law”: https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Israel-Gaza-and-international-law-561656 It makes the case solidly for Israel with regard to international and the situation in Gaza. It clarifies that: [] Israel is not an occupier in Gaza. [] The blockade of Gaza does […]

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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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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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