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Some hard questions about the Western European double standard against Israel, By ALAN DERSHOWITZ (J. Post)

By   /  December 5, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, History, Holocaust, International, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

Mar. 12, 2014 The time has come to point an accusing finger at Western European accusers who try to isolate Israel by imposing boycotts, divestments and sanctions. As so many Western European academics, artists and activists try to isolate Israel by imposing boycotts, divestments and sanctions (BDS) only against the nation state of the Jewish […]

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Israeli Diplomats Celebrate 72nd Anniversary of UN Decision that Led to Israel’s Founding (Algemeiner, via Daily Alert)

By   /  December 2, 2019  /  History, International, Israel, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Dec. 2, 2019 Israeli Diplomats Celebrate 72nd Anniversary of UN Decision that Led to Israel’s Founding (Algemeiner)     Friday marked the 72nd anniversary of the UN General Assembly’s passage of Resolution 181 which led to the establishment of the State of Israel.     Israel’s UN ambassador Danny Danon tweeted, “Today, 163 nations recognize the […]

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It’s Time to Cancel the Jew Exception, by Dexter Van Zile (Algemeiner)

By   /  November 28, 2019  /  friends/enemies, History, International, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Nov. 27, 2019 I am going to need a financial advisor. In a few months I’m going to get a check from the US government for $5 million. Here’s how it’s going to work. Right after I submit this article to The Algemeiner, I’m going to call the local FBI office and tell whoever picks up […]

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Israeli Settlements Are a Political, Not a Legal Issue – Douglas J. Feith (National Review via Daily Alert)

By   /  November 25, 2019  /  History, International, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 25, 2019 Israeli Settlements Are a Political, Not a Legal Issue – Douglas J. Feith (National Review) In his statement about the legality of Israel’s West Bank settlements, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made four main points. First, the settlements are not “inherently illegal.” Second, the West Bank’s fate should be determined through negotiations. Third, […]

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Melanie Phillips enlightened the world with the truth about Israel (Israel Unwired)

By   /  November 22, 2019  /  History, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

Oct. 31, 2019   The Jewish people’s claim in the Land of Israel is so rock-solid. But nobody says it better than Melanie Phillips. Click here for brief article & 5 min. interview

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The Legality of Israel’s Settlements: Flaws in the Carter-Era Hansell Memorandum – Amb. Alan Baker (JCPA Via Daily Alert)

By   /  November 21, 2019  /  History  /  No Comments

NOV. 21, 2019 The Legality of Israel’s Settlements: Flaws in the Carter-Era Hansell Memorandum – Amb. Alan Baker (Institute for Contemporary Affairs-Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs) (Daily Alert, Nov. 21, 2019) The legal opinion submitted by State Department legal counsel Herbert Hansell in 1978, according to which Israel’s settlements policy is inconsistent with international law, contains […]

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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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U.S. Policy Change on Israeli Settlements: A Long Awaited Correction – Dore Gold (Israel Hayom via Daily Alert)

By   /  November 19, 2019  /  History, Israel's legal case  /  No Comments

Nov. 19, 2019 U.S. Policy Change on Israeli Settlements: A Long Awaited Correction – Dore Gold (Israel Hayom) The U.S. has corrected its Middle East policy in an important way. The past legal determination that Israelis deciding to reside in the West Bank are doing so in violation of international law has always been deeply flawed. […]

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Summaries of 3 articles on legality of Israeli settlements by Daily Alert, with links

By   /  November 19, 2019  /  History, International, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 19, 2019 Israel’s Rights in the West Bank under International Law – Amb. Alan Baker Israel’s rights in the West Bank did not originate with the 1967 Six-Day War. The Balfour Declaration issued by the British government in 1917 acknowledged the indigenous presence and historic aspirations of the Jewish people to reestablish their historic national […]

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Israel’s Rights in the West Bank under International Law, by Amb. Alan Baker (Tablet via Daily Alert)

By   /  November 19, 2019  /  History, International, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 20, 2019 Israel’s Rights in the West Bank under International Law – Amb. Alan Baker Israel’s rights in the West Bank did not originate with the 1967 Six-Day War. The Balfour Declaration issued by the British government in 1917 acknowledged the indigenous presence and historic aspirations of the Jewish people to reestablish their historic national […]

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