Israel

“ZioNazi” Thesis Statement and a Synopsis of Chapter One

People familiar with Israel Thrives will find the below redundant. I believe that I have said pretty much everything that I want to say and am at this point consolidating ideas and organizing thoughts.  What we have below is merely the beginning of an attempt to do so. It is …

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News & Views from ‘Arlene in Israel’

Submitted and written by Arlene Kushner. January 26, 2014: Legal Grounds. These are the legal grounds Israel has in Judea and Samaria – charges by the international community not withstanding.  It is what I – and my co-chair on this effort, Jeff Daube, head of the Israel office of ZOA – …

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Palestine – Sharon’s Legacy Haunts Obama And Kerry

Written by David Singer. President Obama and his Secretary of State John Kerry have a lot on their minds as they grapple with conflicts and political issues involving countries like Syria, Iran, Iraq, Sudan and Afghanistan – which no doubt must be causing massive overloading of their respective memory banks. …

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News & Views from ‘Arlene in Israel’

Submitted and written by Arlene Kushner. January 24, 2014: A “Train Wreck” I’m been so focused on Israeli issues that I haven’t written about Iran and its nuclear aspirations for a while.  But now it seems very necessary. It has been crystal clear to me that Obama – I won’t say …

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Updated video with English subtitles of MK Tibi’s out burst in the Knesset.

Thanks Ari Briggs from Regavim for adding subtitles to the video to outburst in the Knesset by MK Tibi. I don’t know how much more disrespectful the man could be to a visiting Head of State of  foreign power. Maybe the world can now see how democratic Israel is. We …

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“Julie and Julia standing up for Israel”

Weekly Israel Advocacy Update. Jan. 22 2014 – Written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director. The last week has proved more than any that we are fortunate to live in a country like Australia. And for us women, there has never been a time to be more proud to be a …

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Arab MK shown to be a liar during PM Harper’s speech in the Knesset

Kol hakavod Ari Briggs and Regavim . Regavim is an organization whose raison d’etre is to ensure responsible, legal & accountable use of Israel’s national lands and the return of the rule of law to all areas and aspects of the land and its preservation.  The land issue is so important, …

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The Obama Administration’s Opposition to Jewish History

Those of you who follow the Jewish press and pro-Israel blogosphere are probably aware that UNESCO has cancelled a long anticipated exhibit created by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, and co-sponsored by Israel, Canada and (strangely enough) Montenegro, to have been titled, People, Book, Land – The 3,500 Year Relationship of the Jewish People and the …

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News & Views from ‘Arlene in Israel’

Submitted and written by Arlene Kushner. January 20, 2014: Music Sweet to the Ears There isn’t much we hear these days that can be categorized as “sweet music.”  And so we must relish it whenever we hear even a few bars (which is all we’re likely to get). The other day, …

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Stephen Harper historic speech to the Knesset

The following is the full transcript of the speech, which was posted prior to finding the video,  made by Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to Israel’s Knesset on January 20th, 2014. Algemeiner “Shalom. “And thank you for inviting me to visit this remarkable country, and especially for this opportunity to …

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Press release: Dr. Ashrawi condemns recent statements by Australian Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop.

Press release from the ECAJ – Executive Council of Australian Jewry. Press Release from the Department of Culture and Information of the PLO Executive Committee.  The document contains several false assertions about international law by Professor of English literature, Dr Hanan Ashrawi.                              PLO Executive Committee Department of  Culture and …

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Palestine – History and Geography Can Unblock Deadlock

Written by David Singer. January 20th 2014. It is a pity the US State Department chose to focus this week on the private remarks of Israel’s Minister of Defence labelling US Secretary of State John Kerry as being delusional and messianic – rather than concentrating on PLO Chairman Abbas’s very …

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Palestine Soccer Team. Sending Out A Few Terrorists to Play Against You in Australia.

Palestine Soccer Team. Sending Out A Few Terrorists to Play Against You in Australia. I’ve posted this to my own blog here, but as it concerns Oz I thought readers of JDU may be interested in it. Enjoy! Streuth! How shall we Zionists, we-so-called hasbarafiosos, ever live this one down?  …

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CANCELLED -“People, Book, Land – The 3,500 Year Relationship of the Jewish People and the Land of Israel” added update

  Yet another organisation that is part of the ineffective, racist, antisemitic organisation known as the ‘United Nations’  has bowed down to Arab demands. This time UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, it appears, is trying to hide the 3,500 or so history of Israel from the …

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News & Views from ‘Arlene in Israel’ – With Twisted Arm

Submitted and written by Arlene Kushner. Today was Tu B’Shvat. Actually the time considered the new year for trees (an issue with import in Jewish law) but popularly thought of as a sort of Jewish Arbor Day.  Trees are planted in honor of the day, and fruits and nuts – …

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Settler Sushi!

Did you know that sushi was gaining popularity among Jews in Judaea and Samaria?  I sure did not until I read the below, but as with so many things Israeli, or perhaps Jewish, even a story as simple as this one quickly becomes something less simple. The tidbit below was …

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Apartheid Israel: Filipino wins X-Factor

The 47-year-old caregiver won the inaugural season of show in Israel with the song ‘My Way’. Filipina Rose Fontanes wins X-Factor Israel competition The 47-year-old caregiver won the inaugural season of show in Israel with the song ‘My Way’. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgurADv9gk0Rose Fostanes, 47, a Filipina caregiver working in Israel won Season …

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“Remembering Ariel Sharon from afar”

ZFA Israel Advocacy Update Weekly Israel Advocacy Update.  Written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director, Zionist Federation of Australia..16 January 2014 The death of Ariel Sharon z”l marked the end of an era. The former Prime Minister was perhaps the last founding father of the state. His history is finely …

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Can Peace Now handle the truth about Hebron?

Peace Now is angered about an archaeological dig in Hebron by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) aimed at uncovering remnants of King David’s Palace. The archaeological site is located in the Jewish neighborhood at Tel Rumeida, although the Haaretz English version headlined it was “Palestinian Hebron”…Peace Now’s director Yariv Oppenheimer …

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Suffer Little Children: An Open Letter to Rev Lucy Winkett

This has been cross-posted from my blog here Before Dear Reverend Lucy Winkett, Recently, for twelve days over the Christmas period, St James’s Church Piccadilly, of which you are minister, hosted in its spacious forecourt an eight-metre high replica of the Wall The cost of this noxious stunt, seen by …

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