Saturday, October 20, 2018

Outrage: From Warsaw to Jerusalem

Yad Vashem, Israel’s official memorial center for six million Jews  murdered during WWII, has issued a stinging critique of a joint statement by the Israeli and Polish prime ministers that was meant to resolve...

From Israel: The Head Spins

July 6, 2018 I confess, my head is spinning a bit less because of the time with my grandchildren. Had a great tour of Har Hazeitim with two of them this week. But the world goes...

Bishop questions PA’s ‘pay to slay’ policy

AN Israeli authority on Palestinian textbooks has urged Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to follow her new stance on Palestinian “martyr” payments with a tough line on Palestinian Authority (PA) ­schoolbooks. Bishop wrote to PA Foreign...

The Palestinian Authority sponsors terrorism, and the Taylor Force Act has finally put it...

The stunning acknowledgment by Congress through the passage of the Taylor Force Act that the Palestinian Authority has laws in place and budgets allocated to paying terrorists and their families has changed the narrative...

Fathom 20 | Burning money: the urgent need to rethink UNRWA

In many countries, it’s a serious offence to burn or destroy currency. Get caught doing it and you might find yourself with a fine or even prison time. However, by unconditionally funding the UN...

Abbas and Hamas stage non-peaceful rage

As per the pre-determined script designed for media and gullible politicians alike, Jerusalem Day and shifting the US Embassy to the Capital produced the desired results…writes Michael Kuttner. Combined with the annual frenzy associated with...

Actual facts about Israel and Gaza

"My mind is made up--don't confuse me with facts." I know that's the way antisocial media works, but it you're interested in facts about the Israel-Gaza situation, read on. If not, well, you can also...

Palestinian NGO abandons all credibility: “demonstrations have been entirely peaceful”

Number of Civilian Causalities in the Great March of Return and Breaking Siege in Gaza Strip Increases; 41 Civilians Killed, including 4 Children and Person with Mobility Impairment, and Around 1500 Civilians Wounded, including Dozens of Children...

The land of Zion and Jerusalem

These final words of Hatikvah, Israel’s National Anthem resonate as never before in a week when the flawed Iranian nuclear deal gets Trumped, we celebrate Jerusalem Day and the shift of the US Embassy...

Talking about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Understanding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is not easy. It requires learning about various narratives, carefully engaging with Israel’s history, and thinking about the hard challenges faced by Jews, Palestinians, Bedouins, Christians, and Druze. Conversations about...