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Israel facing hate in the sporting arena and winning

Weekly Israel Advocacy Update. 7 November 2013  – Written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director..  Sport is supposed to transcend politics. International sporting competitions aim to bring talented people together in an atmosphere of mutual respect, tolerance and fierce competition. For the most part, this is the way …

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A year in review: The Zionist Council of Victoria’s 75th Annual Assembly

Submitted by the State Zionist Council of Victoria The 2013 Annual Assembly is the culmination of an eventful year for the local Zionist community. 6 November 2013. The Zionist Council of Victoria, its affiliates and members of the community will meet on 26 November for a special evening of celebration, …

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Seminar prepares gap year participants for return to Australia

99 youth movement gap year participants meet in Israel for ZFA/AZYC Sikkum Seminar   November 4, 2013   Now in its sixth year, the Zionist Federation of Australia (ZFA) and Australasian Zionist Youth Council (AZYC) Seminar brought together 99 gap year participants from the six Australian Zionist youth movements for …

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BDS Fail – Big Time. Tom Jones in Tel Aviv

‘Mein Yiddishe mama’ is a very special song to me and more so, given that Tom Jones has just sung it in Tel Aviv ignoring all the vile BSDer’s  threats, makes it more special.  As a small child my father sung this to us nightly. It brings tears to my …

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Yitzhak Rabin 18 years on: Have we gone full circle?

Weekly Israel Advocacy Update. – Written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director of the ZFA. November 1 2013 Next Monday will mark the 18th anniversary of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. For many, the murder of Israel’s Prime Minister by a fellow Israeli and a fellow Jew still resonates as …

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Releasing the Murderers of Jews

The tidbit below was written by Yasser Okbi and the Jerusalem Post Staff. Palestinian Authority Prisoner Affairs Minister Issa Karaka said Monday that there would be an official welcoming ceremony for 26 Palestinian security prisoners being released from Israeli jails at the Presidential Palace in Ramallah on Tuesday at midnight. PA …

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Restoring Israel’s Rights: The Levy Report

This piece is published in FRONT PAGE magazine. The Jewish people’s considerable rights to the land of Israel are founded upon several bases: Jews have been on the land for close to 4,000 years, most notably within eastern Jerusalem (where the Old City and the Temple Mount are located), and …

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How Jerusalem’s Arabs Act Against Their Own Interests

  Written by one of my favourite authors Khaled Abu Toameh at the Gatestone Institute While it is true that some Arabs boycott the municipal elections for ideological reasons, many are afraid, if they go to the ballot box, of being targeted by extremists. The overwhelming majority is still afraid …

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Israel to return to UNHRC after 18-month walk-out

    GENEVA, Oct. 27 – Israel decided today that it will return to the UN Human Rights Council, two days before it is scheduled to undergo a quadrennial review of its human rights record on Tuesday. Now is the time for the Council to show good faith on its …

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Boycott the Palestinian Authority

The tidbit below was written by Elior Levy and published by Y-Net. The Palestinians have launched a diplomatic campaign calling on countries to prohibit private companies operating within their borders from conducting business in the West Bank settlements and east Jerusalem. Mohammad Shtayyeh, a senior economic official and negotiator in the peace …

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‘Is the Palestinian prisoner release set for Round 2 ?’

Weekly Israel Advocacy Update. 24th. October 2013 – Written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director..                                                                               Reports have been circulating that next week the Israeli government will release the second round of Palestinian prisoners; a precondition attached to the renewal of peace talks. The Prime Minister’s office …

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The Peace Process Two-Step (Updated)

In a piece entitled, Is Kerry Precipitating Another Intifada?, by Jonathan Tobin over at Commentary, he writes: But not everyone is taking the talks that were forced upon the parties by Secretary of State John Kerry as a total non-event. Yuval Diskin, a former head of Israel’s Shin Bet security agency, …

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Hamas Admits Being Behind ‘Terror Tunnel’

Gaza’s “military wing”, the Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, admits it masterminded terror tunnel that led from Gaza into an Israeli kibbutz. By Elad Benari – Israel National News The so-called “military wing” of Gaza’s ruling Hamas terror group, the Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, has admitted that it masterminded the “terror …

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Again: Arabs Fly Nazi Flag Near Road

 The flag was hung high above the highway between Halhoul and the Etzion Bloc. By Arutz Sheva  On opening my daily news subscriptions this morning, I was confronted by the above headline. What is the matter with these people?  They clearly have no idea what it represents. One only has …

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Stealth Prayer on the Temple Mount

Daniel Pinner has an op-ed over at Arutz Sheva that I find rather interesting. He writes about how he, and some of his fellow devout Jews, ascended the Temple Mount: The ritual is well-known. Before being admitted to our holiest site, a policeman told us the rules: it is forbidden to …

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HAMAS’ TERROR TUNNEL; FOR ISRAEL IT’S A CATCH-22.

Weekly Israel Advocacy Update. 17th. October 2013 – Written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director.. This week Israel made public its discovery of an underground terror tunnel leading from Gaza into Israel, before blowing it up on Tuesday. Built by Hamas, the tunnel lead from Khan Yunis in the …

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Mufti of Jerusalem Screeches for Jewish Blood as Jewish “Progressives” Lie Down and Die

The tidbit below was written by Ariel Ben Solomon and published at the Jerusalem Post. Jerusalem Mufti Sheikh Muhammad Hussein, who speaks at al-Aksa Mosque, called on Sunday for preachers from all over the world to allocate part of their sermons for the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha this week to support …

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About Regavim on “Israel Now” News

    Regavim (The National Land Protection Trust) is an independent professional research institute & policy planning think tank, incorporated as a private non-profit company in Israel. The mission of the institute is to ensure responsible, legal & accountable use of Israel’s national lands and the return of the rule …

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Zuckerberg is in Trouble with the Jews!

I have nothing against Mark Zuckerberg. The guy invented Facebook and got himself about as ridiculously wealthy as one can possibly be.  Good for him.  The problem, of course, is that since Facebook is the premier social networking site in the universe, it is also the premier anti-Semitic website in …

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Melbourne to commemorate 18th Remembrance Day for Yitzhak Rabin Z”L

  Six organisations will host this community event for the late Yitzhak Rabin and is jointly organised by the Zionist Council of Victoria, the Lamm Jewish Library of Australia, Haseret Film Club, Australian Friends of the Hebrew University (Vic), “Habayit” (the Home of Hebrew and Israeli Culture) and The Jewish …

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