Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The price of Europe’s fecklessness

In Luis Bunuel’s eponymous 1961 film, the young postulant Viridiana leaves her convent to claim her uncle’s rural estate, and creates a refuge for local beggars. They ransack her house in a bachannalia staged...

A letter to Colleagues in Jewish journalism: Lift the veil of self censorship

For the better part of 21 years, ever since the launch of negotiations between Israel and the PLO, the Jewish media, as a matter of a policy of negligent reporting, have played down what...

Joan Peters, From Time Immemorial, Chapter 16: Jews in Palestine as “Illegals” and as...

Introduction The Balfour Declaration (1917) speaks definitively of , “...the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people”.  Four years later, The Mandate for Palestine repeats the identical phrase five times. Notwithstanding...

Hamas: Rebuild Gaza or We’ll Attack Israel

The only option Hamas faces, therefore, is to attack Israel again as a way of ridding itself of the severe crisis in the Gaza Strip and the growing frustration among the Palestinians living there....

New book by David Bedein on the Shelves Soon: The PLO – Behind The...

New book by David Bedein on the Shelves Soon: The PLO - Behind The Facade.   1550 pp., 3 volumes

In the footsteps of heroes

Among the thousands of visitors to Israel for the centenary commemorations of the Anzac liberation of Beersheba are Aborigine descendants of the original soldiers who took part in the battles. Hosted by KKL Israel and...

Hamas-affiliated media report: the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades has begun establishing a “popular army”...

1.   The Hamas-affiliated media recently reported that the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades was planning to establish what it called a "popular army." According to the reports, the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades was recruiting as...

‘Fix UNRWA’ elicits boycott call

A LIVELY Opinion published in last week’s Intermountain Jewish News has garnered calls for boycott from a top advocate for Palestinian refugees. The op-ed by Bassem Eid, “As a proud Palestinian, I say: Palestinians must...

The Media, Israel, and Anti-Semitism (REVIEW)

http://www.algemeiner.com/2014/04/24/the-media-israel-and-anti-semitism-review/ Sophocles said, “What people believe prevails over truth,” Pressing Israel: Media Bias Exposed from A-Z is ideal for the arm chair reader who would like a basic grasp of the terms used in the mainstream...

‘Perpetuating Statelessness? UNRWA, Its Activities and Funding’

SPEAKERS:  Bassem Eid Director, Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group Dr. Arnon Groiss Deputy Director, IBA’s Arabic Radio Translator of Arabic Schoolbooks David Bedein, MSW Director, Center for Near East Policy Research Founder, The Israel Resource News Agency TIME: 12.30 – 2pm, Thursday 4th...