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Israel Advocacy Update. CHASING HAMAS.

Written by Emily Gian. Media and Advocacy Director, Zionist Federation of Australia.. It has now been twelve days since three Israeli teens, Eyal Yifrah, Gil-Ad Shaar and Naftali Frenkel were kidnapped in Gush Etzion while making their way home from their respective Yeshivot. The search, being coordinated by the IDF is …

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Arlene from Israel – Awful and More Awful

June 23, 2014: The Middle East, with the singular exception of a stable, prosperous, democratic Israel, is in a state of turmoil and transition – with enormous violence and instability the norm.  We are seeing Sunni-Shia tensions, increasing radicalism, and the break down of borders. And the situation is only …

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Islamic and Arab Countries Fiddle While Syria Burns.

Australia’s decision on 5 June to no longer refer to East Jerusalem and the West Bank as “occupied territory” but rather “disputed territory” has provoked outrage among Islamic and Arab countries accredited in Australia. They sought and received an urgent meeting with Australia’s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on 19 June – …

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Family Threatens Life of Pro-Israel Arab Teenager.

Gavriel Fiske, publishing in the Times of Israel, writes the following: Police arrested three men Tuesday for threatening their relative, an Arab Israeli teen who, in a strikingly pro-Israel video posted online, wraps himself in an Israeli flag and expresses solidarity with three kidnapped Israeli youths In the video, uploaded …

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Into the fray: Israel’s loony, lethal Left.

Since signing the Oslo agreement in 1993, Israel has made a series of astounding concessions, which did nothing but produce further Palestinian demands for even more far-reaching concessions.   If the Left cannot even admit to the theoretical possibility that its position might be refuted, that position is no longer …

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Analysis of an Abduction: Return Our Brothers

Written by Mordechai Kedar.   Hamas and Fatah have common goals. That is now obvious. On Thursday, June 12, the weekly edition of the IDF newspaper, Bamachane (literally, “in the boot camp”) came out. On the lower part of the cover the following sentence appeared: “Take precautions. Danger of kidnapping. …

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Muhammad Zoabi – Israeli/Arab/Zionist/Muslim.

I first came across Muhammad back in September 2013 in an article at “ A Jewish Israel” entitled “Against the Grain: Muhammad Zoabi Talks About His Love for Israel and the Jewish People” He was born to a Muslim Israeli family from Nazareth and is currently studying in high school …

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Pat Condell – “Why I support Israel”

BDS activist quiz

…and why you should too. He posts this article too. BDS Movement: Barbarians Inside the Gates – Part I by Denis MacEoin May 7, 2014 at 5:00 am http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4274/bds-movement The Nazis invented the Jewish boycott — and went on from there to the Holocaust. This is the wrong boycott in …

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When You Sleep With A Dog…

Israel has the most amazing newscasters – at least on the radio. They present the news in a professional, clear, and quick way that helps you understand what is happening as you rush from point to point in your lives. They also slip in comments that are at times insightful, …

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When Prayers Mix With Tears .

Last night I went to one of our local synagogues. Special prayers were to be said for the three kidnapped boys. I got there early. Jews are commanded to pray three times a day – morning, afternoon, and night. I got there as the evening prayers were finishing – additional …

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Arlene from Israel – Real but Painful Progress.

A couple of very significant pieces of information have been uncovered in the extensive IDF/Shin Bet operation for the rescue of the three kidnapped students (emphasis added): “Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu opened Sunday morning’s cabinet meeting with dramatic revelation over the kidnapping of three Israeli yeshiva students, saying that the …

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A Request to All Americans.

  I would like to ask my American relatives and friends who voted for Obama to write to him and tell him that three Israeli children have been kidnapped. Maybe he doesn’t know it yet…since he hasn’t bothered to issue a single word of protest or condemnation.I want you to …

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News & Views from ‘Arlene in Israel’ – National Anguish.

June 14, 2014: National Anguish. Motzei Shabbat (after Shabbat) And fear.  And fury.  And a terrible sense of déjà vu. Late Thursday evening, three boys disappeared.                                       Eyal Yifrach 19.          Naftali Frenkel 16.         Gilad Sha’ar 16. At this point in time, it’s impossible to piece together …

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