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Abbas and Hamas: Mortal Friends.

JDU note: Welcome Y.K. Cherson who is an Israeli writer who has written countless articles for sites like Right Side News, Ali Sina’s Faith Freedom and many more.   Cherson and Molschky .   On April 23, it was announced there would be another “eternal” peace agreement between the two main …

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Into the Fray: The rout of the Right.

The Israeli leadership would do well to bear in mind that commitment to the principle of democratic governance is not a suicide pact. Incredibly, today, except for detail in nuance and tone, the formal positions of the major “right-wing” faction, the Likud, has become indistinguishable from positions expounded by the …

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Into the Fray: Earth to Bennett; Earth to Bennett…

  It is difficult to know what is more disturbing: Whether Bayit Yehudi chairman Naftali Bennett really believes the delusional drivel he wrote in his op-ed this week, or whether he doesn’t, but wrote it anyway.   Israel must allow Palestinians complete freedom of movement, which requires removing all roadblocks …

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So, Just What is a “Palestinian,” Anyways?

The Philistines, of course, were a seafaring people of the Aegean islands. They were one of the rivals for regional dominance competing with the ancient Israelites along the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea over one thousand years before Jesus of Nazareth walked the land. They were, needless to say, …

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Palestine – Imminent Breakthrough Or Lost Opportunity?

The publication of “A Palestinian State – Not A Priority” in the Palestine Telegraph on May 23 offers the tantalising prospect of a possible breakthrough in resolving the Arab-Jewish conflict. Three reasons support such optimism: First – the Palestine Telegraph is published in Gaza, its web site declaring: “The PT …

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How Long is 90 Seconds?

You ever feel time is getting away from you? Well, I just lost 90 seconds. According to Israel’s Home Front Command, where previously I was told that I had 3 minutes to get to shelter in the event my area was attacked by missiles, the latest announcement says I now …

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And Peace to You, Jimmy Baby

Former American President, Jimmy Carter, has an op-ed in the Washington Post today entitled, United Palestinian government may provide new opportunities for peace. He writes: The Palestinians’ plans for the coming months are relatively clear: to form a new unity government and expand involvement in the United Nations. Although condemned …

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Palestine – Obama Betrayal Demands Abbas Boycott

  The inevitable collapse of the “two-state solution ” has seen last week’s headline grabbers and attention seekers turned from roosters into feather dusters – their credibility reputation and political judgement torn to shreds. Mahmoud Abbas – unelected PLO Chairman and unconstitutional President of : The inevitable collapse of the …

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For Tamar.

  Weekly Israel Advocacy Update. Written by Emily Gian. Media and Advocacy Director, Zionist Federation of Australia..   Dear Tamar, Remember me? We first met in late December 1996 when my parents took me to Israel for the first time as part of a UIA family mission. My family and …

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