Monday, November 19, 2018

Palestine: the Real Apartheid State In the Making

"Palestine"is an apartheid state in the making. "Israel Apartheid" Week is the time to publicize that fact. During Israel Apartheid Week, orchestrated on campuses around the globe, the time has come to put the shoe on...

THE STORY OF THE VATICAN’S STRATEGIC HILL BETWEEN JERUSALEM AND BETHLEHEM CALLED TANTUR

http://www.winnipegjewishreview.com/article_detail.cfm?id=3930&sec=5&title=THE_STORY_OF_THE_VATICAN'S_STRATEGIC_HILL_BETWEEN_JERUSALEM_AND_BETHLEHEM_CALLED_TANTUR There's a hill just outside of Bethlehem called "Tantur" (which is Arabic for Hilltop) that is located in a very strategic position that I think will be a bone of contention between Israel and...

A Book Review: Simon Sebag Montefiore’s best seller “Jerusalem: The Biography Vintage Publishers

At first glance, Simon Sebag Montefiore’s best seller Jerusalem: The Biography is surely impressive. Media critics as well as Henry Kissinger have showered it with praise, and the BBC devoted a timely three-part TV...

Posek HaDor: HaRav Yosef Shalom Elyashiv z”l, who died on July 18, 2012

Harav Elyashiv (referred to in this article as: HaRav) was born 102 years ago on Rosh Chodesh Nissan in the village of Shavik, in Lithuania. His father was the Gaon Rabbi Avraham Elyashiv, the son-in-law...

We have returned to the Temple Mount: A survey of Jewish Presence on the...

F. M. LOEWENBERG is a professor emeritus at Bar-Ilan-University in Israel. He was born in Germany and now lives, together with his wife, in Efrat, a town 22 kilometers south of Jerusalem. At the...

Did Jews Abandon the Temple Mount?

http://www.meforum.org/3556/temple-mount Stones from the destroyed temple can be seen here. Contrary to what many believe, Jews did not abandon the Temple Mount after the temple's actual destruction in 70 C.E. There is even evidence that...

Black September, The PLO’s attempt to take over Jordan in 1970

http://www.eretzyisroel.org/~samuel/september.html The nature of the Arab purpose in Palestine was illumined, was indeed dramatised, by the clash between the terrorist organisations and the Jordanian government that began September 1970. Not an ideological confrontation nor the...

The Growth of Efrat – In Perspective

Thursday, February 19, 2009 News Item: "West Bank Settlement Gets Green Light for Major Expansion" -- Ha'aretz, February 16, 2009 Efrat - That headline above now echoes around the world. Criticism from Al Jazeera was...

Chaya Raanan: Profile of Courage in Hebron

Screams of terror and pain pierced the silent Hebron night. The screams were coming from the bedroom where Rabbi Shlomo Ra'anan, was preparing to retire for the night. Chaya Ra'anan, who was in the...

Rights Spelled Clear

http://www.arlenefromisrael.info/current-postings/2012/12/6/december-6-2012-rights-spelled-clear.html As promised, a different sort of posting here: legal and historical background that is essential to understanding Jewish rights in the land. This review will be succinct, with links to informational sites for those who...