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Boycott the Palestinian Authority

The tidbit below was written by Elior Levy and published by Y-Net. The Palestinians have launched a diplomatic campaign calling on countries to prohibit private companies operating within their borders from conducting business in the West Bank settlements and east Jerusalem. Mohammad Shtayyeh, a senior economic official and negotiator in the peace …

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‘Is the Palestinian prisoner release set for Round 2 ?’

Weekly Israel Advocacy Update. 24th. October 2013 – Written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director..                                                                               Reports have been circulating that next week the Israeli government will release the second round of Palestinian prisoners; a precondition attached to the renewal of peace talks. The Prime Minister’s office …

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The Peace Process Two-Step (Updated)

In a piece entitled, Is Kerry Precipitating Another Intifada?, by Jonathan Tobin over at Commentary, he writes: But not everyone is taking the talks that were forced upon the parties by Secretary of State John Kerry as a total non-event. Yuval Diskin, a former head of Israel’s Shin Bet security agency, …

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Hamas Admits Being Behind ‘Terror Tunnel’

Gaza’s “military wing”, the Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, admits it masterminded terror tunnel that led from Gaza into an Israeli kibbutz. By Elad Benari – Israel National News The so-called “military wing” of Gaza’s ruling Hamas terror group, the Izz Al-Din Al-Qassam Brigades, has admitted that it masterminded the “terror …

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Again: Arabs Fly Nazi Flag Near Road

 The flag was hung high above the highway between Halhoul and the Etzion Bloc. By Arutz Sheva  On opening my daily news subscriptions this morning, I was confronted by the above headline. What is the matter with these people?  They clearly have no idea what it represents. One only has …

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Stealth Prayer on the Temple Mount

Daniel Pinner has an op-ed over at Arutz Sheva that I find rather interesting. He writes about how he, and some of his fellow devout Jews, ascended the Temple Mount: The ritual is well-known. Before being admitted to our holiest site, a policeman told us the rules: it is forbidden to …

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In Gaza, Hamas feels the squeeze

I just read this in The Times of Israel and felt it should be put up for people to read. It’s interesting and I wonder where it will lead us. Could it ‘fingers crossed’ bring about the demise of Hamas? That would give the Gazan Arabs, hopefully, a half decent …

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The Racist Israeli anti-Rapist

On any given day I never know what is going to leap out. My wife has asked me how it is that I never seem to get writer’s block and my response is that when you cover the Arab-Israel conflict there is always, but always, something to write about.  Not …

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The US Cuts Aid to Egypt

The tidbit below was written by Michael Wilner and published at the Jerusalem Post. WASHINGTON – The US has decided to alter its military aid to Egypt, the State Department said on Wednesday, after Sunday’s clashes in the Arab world’s most populous nation resulted in the deaths of 57 people. …

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“A week of success stories.”

ZFA Israel Advocacy Update. 3rd October 2013 – Submitted and written by Gabrielle ‘Gabsy’ Debinski. Media and Advocacy Director of the Zionist Federation of Australia…………….. Those of you who follow the communal press would have seen the debate that arose as a result of my advocacy update on the J …

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