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Israel’s Settlements Are Not the Principal Obstacle to Peace with the Palestinians – Bret Stephens (NYT via Daily Alert)

By   /  November 22, 2019  /  Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 22, 2019 Israel’s Settlements Are Not the Principal Obstacle to Peace with the Palestinians – Bret Stephens (New York Times) When it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict there are a number of outmoded beliefs: That the conflict can be solved by returning to the status quo ante 1967. That peace between Israel and the Arab […]

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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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Land for peace: A historical perspective by Martin Sherman (JNS)

By   /  October 24, 2019  /  History, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 18, 2019 Shimon Peres wasn’t the only one who eventually supported the land-for-peace doctrine and Palestinian statehood, having previously warned of the deadly perils this would entail. “In an address before a joint session of the U.S. Congress (Jan. 28, 1976), Rabin cogently underscored the irrelevance of territory as a cause of Arab enmity towards the […]

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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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Europe Poised to Put Warning Labels on Jewish-Made Products – Adam Kredo (Washington Free Beacon via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 12, 2019  /  BDS, friends/enemies, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 12, 2019 Europe Poised to Put Warning Labels on Jewish-Made Products – Adam Kredo (Washington Free Beacon) The EU is poised to mandate that Israeli products made in contested territories carry consumer warning labels. The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice recently issued a non-binding opinion arguing that EU law requires Israeli-made products […]

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Former Kuwaiti Minister Kills the “Palestinian” Narrative with the Truth, by Leah Rosenberg (MEMRI via Israel Unwired)

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  History, Israel, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 6, 2018 Former Kuwaiti Minister exposes the “Palestinian narrative” as false. Click here for brief synopsis & 8 min. video interview  

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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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Debunking 25 left-wing and Arab myths from a left-wing Arab perspective, by Fred Maroun (TOI)

By   /  April 25, 2018  /  BDS, Human Rights, International, Israel, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Apr. 24. 2018 Left-wing and Arab enemies of Israel make a number of accusations that they repeat as if they were facts. Here I take apart those myths from a left-wing Arab perspective. I summarize the facts, but I include many links to other articles that provide further background. Some of the articles referenced are […]

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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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Irish Ambassador: Government Does Not Support Ban on West Bank Settlement Goods – Mark Weiss (Irish Times via Daily Alert)

By   /  February 2, 2018  /  BDS, friends/enemies, International  /  No Comments

Feb. 2, 2018 Irish Ambassador: Government Does Not Support Ban on West Bank Settlement Goods – Mark Weiss Irish Ambassador to Israel Alison Kelly told officials in Jerusalem on Wednesdaythat the Irish Government does not support an initiative to ban the sale of goods from West Bank settlements. The Irish Senate voted on Tuesday to indefinitely postpone a vote […]

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