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San Francisco State University and Calls for Murder

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San Francisco State University is funding political student organizations that call for murder. As has been well-covered in the Jewish American press, SFSU’s General Union of Palestine Students (GUPS) held up signs last year at an event honoring deceased Palestinian-Arab professor, Edward Said, reading, “My heroes have always killed colonizers.”  CBS …

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Palestine – Jordan Gets Jittery Again

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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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Oxford Students Vote Against BDS Movement

Oxford University, which is ranked as one of the top five universities on the planet, has categorically rejected two motions supported by the BDS Movement. A motion that called upon Oxford students to boycott Israeli institutions and products was defeated, 69-10, with 15 abstentions. Another motion calling for students to …

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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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News & Views from ‘Arlene in Israel’

Written and submitted by Arlene Kushner. When it comes to speaking out about Israel’s legal grounds in Judea and Samaria, there is no giving up.  There is only persistence in moving ahead. As some of you are already aware, progress is being made on the Legal Grounds campaign that I …

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On Law, Lies and Propaganda

There are two matters that are playing out in this part of the world right now that have captured some attention. One is the sudden emergence of the “legality” of the “settlements” as an issue for national debate. Or non-debate. Whatever. It is difficult to even appreciate how much this …

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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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NYT Article; Conflict of Faith or Conflict of Interest?

Weekly Israel Advocacy Update. Written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director, Zionist Federation of Australia.. I see this weekly update as having a dual purpose. The first; to enhance community members’ understanding and insight into issues they have probably already heard or read about. The second; to inform …

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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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