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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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The Problem With Opposing Israel’s ‘Occupation’, by Jonathan Tobin (JNS via HonestReporting)

By   /  July 15, 2019  /  friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

July 24, 2019 …”when Israel’s foes say “occupation,” they don’t mean a two-state solution that would create a peaceful Palestinian state alongside Israel. To the contrary, when anti-Zionists and most Palestinians say they want to end the occupation or speak of justice for the Palestinians, they’re talking about a “one-state solution” in which the one […]

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Iran’s Actions over Abu Musa and Tunb Islands Tell Us Everything about its Regional Designs – Nick March (The National – UAE via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  double standards, History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 31,  2019 The islands of Abu Musa and the Greater and Lesser Tunb, which lie off the UAE coastline and are regarded as strategically important waypoints in the Strait of Hormuz, provide the closest reminder of Iran’s sustained program of regional disruption and aggression, as well as its long-standing willingness to ignore international law. […]

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Ilhan Omar’s Ignorance and Bigotry on Gaza Rockets by Alan M. Dershowitz (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  double standards, Human Rights, International, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 8, 2019 Does Ilhan Omar not realize that Israel ended its occupation of Gaza in 2005, when Israel removed every soldier and settler from that area? The American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee issued a statement condemning Israel for “targeting and killing Palestinian civilians, including children and infants.” Irresponsibly, it never once mentioned the firing of 698 rockets by the […]

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