Tag Archives: Abbas

News & Views from ‘Arlene in Israel’ – Tracking an insane time.

Written and submitted by Arlene Kushner. There are few things more insane than Arabs throwing large rocks at cars, and thereby causing lethal injury to children. But this is what I begin with today. It is a year ago that Adva Biton was driving in her car with other members …

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News & Views from ‘Arlene in Israel’ – Threats Don’t Scare Israelis.

  Written and submitted by Arlene Kushner. Threats Don’t Scare Israelis. As a matter of fact, when we are threatened, our spines are stiffened. In this instance, I am referring to threats implied by Obama in an interview with Jeffrey Goldberg for Bloomberg View.  It had made news a couple of …

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Kerry Oblivious To Demise Of Palestinian Authority

Written By David Singer. US Secretary of State John Kerry and the US State Department continue to cling to the illusion that the Palestinian Authority still exists – despite PLO insistence that it does not following this Decree on 3 January 2013: Decree No. 1 for the year 2013 On …

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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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Palestine – Kerry Confronts Ghosts In State Of Confusion

Written by David Singer. The semantic circus that first created a people known as the “Palestinians” in 1964 – who now claim an entitlement to their own independent State in ” the occupied Palestinian Territories” – reached absurd heights with the following bizarre news item this week: “The Israeli authorities …

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Arlene from Israel – More Dangerous Nonsense

Before I get to the nonsense, which increases daily, I note with sadness the untimely passing yesterday of commentator, writer, and author Barry Rubin, who served as director of GLORIA (Global Research in International Affairs).  He succumbed after a long battle with cancer, at the age of 64.  Enormously astute …

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Palestinian terrorist calmly describes how he murdered two young Israeli hikers

Palestinian terrorist calmly describes how he murdered two young Israeli hikers. The day the murderer was released from prison Mahmoud Abbas called him a “hero” and raised his hand in victory by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik Issa Abd Rabbo is one of the terrorist murderers that Israel was …

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Palestine – History and Geography Can Unblock Deadlock

Written by David Singer. January 20th 2014. It is a pity the US State Department chose to focus this week on the private remarks of Israel’s Minister of Defence labelling US Secretary of State John Kerry as being delusional and messianic – rather than concentrating on PLO Chairman Abbas’s very …

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The Obama-PLO Assault on Israeli Sovereignty

The tidbit below was written by Caroline Glick and published in the Jerusalem Post: Netanyahu reportedly agreed to release terrorists from prison because Kerry told him that he had to make a big concession: either release murderers or effectively surrender Israel’s national rights to Judea and Samaria and Jerusalem by abrogating Jewish …

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News & Views from ‘Arlene in Israel’

January 5, 2014. – Submitted by Arlene Kushner.   “Where Are We Going?”   The date I have written here is 2014, and I am pleased that I remembered.     With all honesty, this was the major change that “the new year” represented for me.  But I have no …

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Palestine – Kerry Cannot Succeed Whilst Jew-hatred Abounds

Written by David Singer American Secretary of State John Kerry returned to Israel on 2 January for his tenth visit since March 2013 – reportedly bringing with him his own framework for peace designed to end the Arab-Jewish conflict that has eluded many attempts by others during the last 93 …

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Abbas in Christmas message: Jesus was ‘Palestinian messenger’

Here we go again with the “Jesus was a Palestinian” nonsense. As Mike Lumish writes Arabs didn’t arrive until the 7th Century CE in Eretz Israel. Even supposing that isn’t a given, how on earth could he be a ‘Palestinian’? It all started with the creation of a fictitious ‘Palestinian …

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Arlene in Israel – Bit of a mess

More than a bit, actually, as Israel is digging out from the snowstorm of the century.  It is the story that has taken headlines in the news for days: Remote communities totally snowed in.  Roads blocked by trees that came down (because the snow is very heavy).  Black ice. Power …

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Hamas applauds a cold blooded killer.

On Wednesday November 13th Hamas applauded the cold-blooded murder of a 19-year old IDF soldier Eden Atias, from Nazareth Illit. “Hamas welcomes the soldier stabbing in Afula. This is a natural response to the crimes committed by Israel against the Palestinian people and proof of the failure of political negotiations.” …

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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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As Peace Talks Continue, Palestinian Terror Groups Prepare for Jihad

by Khaled Abu Toameh   October 7, 2013 at 4:00 am… “The continuation of settlement construction is the main obstacle to the success of the peace process,” the PLO leadership said in a statement that completely ignored the calls for jihad by several Palestinian terror groups. As the U.S.-sponsored peace talks …

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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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Is there such a thing as a quiet period of time when it comes to Israel?

Opinion piece by Dr. Ron Weiser AM. Immediate Past President of the Zionist Federation of Australia, Honorary Life President of the Zionist Council of New South Wales and Committee Member of the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency (The Sochnut)……………… The past couple of weeks have seen some dramatic …

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