Yearly Archives: 2013

An Imaginary Village invented by Real Bigots

Just as a unicorn is a legendary creature existing only in fairy stories, so are many ‘Palestinian’ villages. But this reality doesn’t stop malign agenda-driven groups from using fantasy as a stick with which to beat Israel, and in the process pulling the wool over the eyes of many well-intentioned, …

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The Noose Has Loosened

The failure of the Muslim Brotherhood to maintain power in Egypt, despite backing from United States President Barack Obama, may have averted disaster. The so-called “Arab Spring,” which brought the Brotherhood into power in Egypt, is the rise of the movement for Sharia – which is the movement for Muslim …

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“To Ramallah and Back”

Though I do not agree with her obvious anti-urban bias (“trends of most urban environments”… yawn…  1983, before you were even born, called, and wants its stereotypes back), I did find this article to be a good one. This past month I went on a trip to Ramallah with J Street. I …

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The Kangaroo Valley Torah

  This is a true story. Kangaroo Valley  is a small rural community in the Kangaroo Valley in the Southern Highlands of NSW about 160 kilometres south of Sydney. Accordingto the last census there are only 844 people in the little town and region but very likely there would have been many …

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O Little Town of Marrickville

O little town of Bethlehem How still we see thee lie On Tuesday, July 2, in the Tom Foster Hall in Newtown, in the Municipality of Marrickville, Friends of Bethlehem held a Special General Meeting of its membership, who unanimously voted to join the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against …

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Jewish, Not Arab, Roots in Judaea and Samaria

Written by By Hillel Fendel..  Israel National News… US Pres. Obama’s demand that Israel not settle Jews in the Biblical areas of Judaea and Samaria ignores thoroughly-documented Jewish roots in the Land of Israel, and in Judaea/Samaria in particular. Yoram Ettinger, a former liaison for Congressional affairs in Israel’s Washington …

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BDS Sewer System: Exposing Anti-Israel Boycotts

From NGO Monitor Exposing the network of funders, NGOs, and tactics that make up the global boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. Shows the powerful influence of NGOs and their funders in targeting Israel. Through the support of the European Union, individual European governments, and private foundations, NGOs …

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