Arab/Palestinian – ME

News & Views from ‘Arlene in Israel’ – Iran

Written and submitted by Arlene Kushner. Truth be told, I had expected Prime Minister Netanyahu to focus on Iran in his AIPAC talk yesterday.  I had been planning to use his speech as a kick-off point for a discussion about Iran.  Instead, yesterday, I went in various other directions.  And …

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How the Hatred Spreads

My alma mater, San Francisco State University, has emerged as among the most violently anti-Jewish universities in the United States. Dusty, over at Pro-Israel Bay Bloggers and San Francisco State Unbecoming, alerts us to the fact that SFSU not only sponsors student organizations that call for the murder of Jews, …

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Palestine – Jordan Gets Jittery Again

Jordan is Palestine Conference review

Written by David Singer. Jordan has become increasingly jittery after US Secretary of State John Kerry’s framework agreement for peace missed meeting the second deadline for its release on 21 February – having initially been promised by the end of January. Now US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro has let …

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The “Peaceful” Rock Hurlers.

Written and published  by Rachel Molschky of Cherson and Molschky. Israel bashers always make light of Palestinian rock throwing, calling them “just a few pebbles” or trying to justify the violence. But this rock throwing is part of the Palestinian culture, and it can be extremely dangerous. Arutz Sheva has …

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“We Who Have Urged Patience on the Jews … Have No Right To Do So Any Longer, Least of All For What the Gangster Terrorist May Think Or Say”

Here’s another timeless post from my blog’s archives, which may interest readers.  Remembering an English MP (the subject of this contemporary caricature) who recommended rebellion against Britain to the Jews of Mandate Palestine, it first appeared on my blog here in 2010: The deteriorating situation in Palestine since the Arab …

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Arlene in Israel – Challenges

There is no end to the challenges we are facing here, but I believe I am seeing greater resilience on the part of Israelis – in both official and unofficial positions – with regard to dealing with them.  Let this be a trend that continues and grows. Occurrences described below …

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From the desk of Dr. Ron Weiser AM.

Each and every person has their own ideas about how to resolve matters in the Middle East. Each person I meet tells me with confidence that what needs to be done, or not done, is clear and obvious. And almost every day you can read some of the comments written …

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PM Netanyahu Visits IDF Base Treating Wounded from Syria

Published on Feb 18, 2014 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits an IDF field hospital in the Golan Heights where people who have been wounded in the fighting in Syria are being treated by Israel. ראש הממשלה בנימין נתניהו מבקר בבית חולים שדה בבסיס צה”ל ברמת הגולן בו מטופלים פצועים מהקרבות …

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News & Views from ‘Arlene in Israel’

Written and submitted by Arlene Kushner. Dealing with Farce Sometimes, my friends, I take a look at one or another political/diplomatic situation, and I think, “This is just sooo outrageous.  So counter-intuitive in terms of how things ‘should’ be. How do I deal with it?” Actually, on occasion it occurs to …

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Luxury in the world’s largest prison !

The Arab world and Leftists would have you believe Gaza is a living hell, a prison with every commodity and necessity of life absent. When one looks however, it is a whole different scenario. Peter Hitchens in the Mail Online writes: ”It is lunchtime in the world’s biggest prison camp, …

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The Demise of Christianity in the Middle East and Africa

The tidbit below was written by Raymond Ibrahim and published at the Gatestone Institute: The rise of endemic Christian persecution in the Middle East was noted in November when Roman Catholic Pope Francis declared “We will not resign ourselves to imagining a Middle East without Christians” and stressed the importance of “the …

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