Monday, September 24, 2018

Profile of Stanley Cohen, the Jewish Lawyer for the Hamas

NEW YORK -- Israel is a "terrorist state," he says. Palestinians have no choice but to attack Israelis "by any means necessary," he says. Yes, that includes suicide bombings. Who is this bearded supporter of...

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...

A Week in Poland: A Difficulty Time of Reflection

I have just returned from what I hope was my first and last trip to Poland. Before we left, we went to pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. There we were told, that 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...

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...

What Wingate Wrought

http://www.weeklystandard.com/articles/what-wingate-wrought_690836.html?nopager=1 Everyone still remembers T. E. Lawrence, if only because of David Lean’s magnificent movieLawrence of Arabia and Lawrence’s own literary masterpiece,Seven Pillars of Wisdom. Yet far fewer remember Lawrence’s distant cousin, the British Army officer...

CBC Investigation: Who killed Lebanon’s Rafik Hariri?

Who killed Rafik Hariri? His assassination in February 2005 rocked the power arrangements in the Middle East and turned him into an overarching symbol of everything that was wrong in Lebanon. (Mohamed Azakir/Reuters) It wasn't...

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...

A SHORT GUIDE TO BAZAAR NEGOTIATIONS

Everybody says that his donkey is a horse. There is no tax on words. (Two Arab proverbs) On December 25th 1977, at the very beginning of the negotiations between Israel and Egypt in Ismailia, I had...

Why the Palestinians are Winning the Media War: An Interview with David Bedein in...

David Bedein has run the Jerusalem-based Israel Resource News Agency, which provides news services for the foreign media, since 1987. He has also worked on special assignment for BBC, CNN Radio, the Los...