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Muslim Finds Islam, Not Israel, Ruining Temple Mount

Writing for the Gatestone Institute, Palestinian academic Mudar Zahran discovers that it is local Islamic authorities, and not Israel, who are threatening the future of Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. In a recent visit to Jerusalem, where I visited and prayed at Al-Aqsa, it occurred to me that perhaps we, the Arabs …

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International Human Rights Day for some…

Weekly Israel Advocacy Update. 12th. Dec. 2013 – Written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director, Zionist Federation of Australia.. Two days ago (Tuesday 10th December) marked International Human Rights Day which celebrated the 65th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The blogger sphere was abuzz, and businesses and …

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Arlene in Israel – Obama on His Face

Before we get to Obama, who makes me (as most of you) terribly tired, I would like to address other topics.I have been wanting for some time to write about the issue of Bedouin settlement in the Negev, which has sparked enormous controversy and been used as a weapon against …

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Water pipeline to link the Red Sea with the Dead Sea

09 Dec 2013 Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs “This is a historic agreement that realizes a dream of many years and the dream of Herzl. The agreement is of the highest diplomatic, economic, environmental and strategic importance.” Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority on Monday afternoon (9 December 2013) signed …

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Two Bedouin Sheikhs and the Begin Plan – video

Two Bedouin sheikhs reveal their support for the Begin Plan, Israel’s strategy to improve the welfare of the Negev Bedouin and resolve land issues in southern Israel. While Sheikh Awde A-Zanoon and Sheikh I’d Abu Rashed do not hesitate to criticize former Israeli policies toward the Bedouin, they also express …

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New Israel Fund “Stirring the Pot”

From Ma’ariv by Ben-Dror Yemini who is a senior journalist with the Hebrew only daily Ma’ariv. He lectures about the spread and impact of anti-Israel propaganda.   It has been posted as a request. There is no URL. I was told it was an op-ed in Ma’ariv so this  would …

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Has Israel lost the Negev?

Among the Bedouin community, Israeli laws barring polygamy amount to no more than rumors, and no one has ever even heard of the building code • The Bedouin have all but taken over the Negev and turned it into a neighboring country. Emily Amrousi                    Lavish villas alongside traditional tents: …

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I Love This Blade…

What are we to make of the fact that a student leader at San Francisco State University feels comfortable holding up a blade on a social media page calling for the murder of Jews in Israel? Much like SFSU President, Les Wong, I am not sure just what to make of this story, …

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Canned Palestinian Children Meat

I arrived at San Francisco State University in the fall of 1996. It is getting to be a rather long time, now, but in those days the school just bubbled with politics in a way that I thought was exceedingly positive.  The Caesar Chavez Student Center was always abuzz with …

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The Sharia Bomb

The tidbit below was written by Ron Ben-Yishai and published at Y-Net: The way things look from Israel now, the assumption is that Obama has fortified himself behind a small and closed ideological circle. This circle believes in partial non-interventionism and has an aversion to international conflicts – not only in the …

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‘The Blood Libel Film”

Published with the permission of Ben-Dror Yemini, a senior journalist with the Hebrew daily Maariv, who lectures about the spread and impact of anti-Israel propaganda Original in Hebrew at “MAARIV” For the past several months a campaign has been under way in Israel and around the world, backed by an …

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Australia reverses Israel vote at the UN

Tzipi Livni

Finally Australia is ‘back on track’ in regards to supporting Israel. On the resolution dealing with the non-recognition of Israel’s claims over Jerusalem, until 2004  Australia voted for this resolution. From 2004 to 2011 Australia abstained. In 2011 and 2012 Australia reverted to voting for this resolution. This year Australia …

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