Israel

The Holy of Holies

The snippet below was written by Kochava Rozenbaum and published at Arutz Sheva. In wake of Tuesday’s decision by police officials in charge of the Temple Mount to ban non-Muslims entrance to the holy site, some two hundred protesters stood Wednesday morning at the foot of the Mugrabi entrance seeking to reverse …

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Palestinians Dismiss Prisoner Release as a “Bribe”

Khaled Abu Toameh Distinguished Senior Fellow, Gatestone Institute…………….. They regard the prisoner release as something Israel was supposed to have done anyway, many years ago. Many will continue to see it as as part of an Israeli-American scheme to extract concessions, and will continue to attack Abbas for “succumbing” to …

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Understanding the Left

I might have finally understood the Left. The stance of the Left is best explained by one of my favourite jokes – the social worker joke: Two social workers are walking down the street late at night. As they turn a corner, they see a man lying in the gutter. …

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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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“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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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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