Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Abbas in a Race against Time to Choose Successor

Time is not on the side of 81-year-old Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas. His state of health is not the best, he has heart problems, and soon he will need medical treatment in Jordan...

Remembering Dr. Joseph Lerner, who passed away last month at the age of 84

This is not a eulogy. The last thing that Joe Lerner would have wanted would have been a eulogy. I can almost Joe Lerner telling you his version about what the Rabbi talked about...

BACKGROUNDERS ON THE STATE OF CURRENT PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY EDUCATION

Examination: Palestinian fifth and tenth-grade textbooks for the 2004-2005 school year (still in use in 2013) http://www.terrorism-info.org.il/en/article/18906 Full PA curriculum, implemented in 2007.: http://www.ajc.org/site/apps/nlnet/content3.aspx?c=7oJILSPwFfJSG&b=8449859&ct=12479997 Consolidation: Critiques of Wexler Commission Middle East School Book Study http://israelbehindthenews.com/bin/content.cgi?ID=5434&q=1 EVALUATION Of the Israeli/Palestinian Schoolbook...

Looking back 25 years ago at hebrew u : when i spent Christmas in...

http://www.winnipegjewishreview.com/article_detail.cfm?id=3178 &sec=1&title=LOOKING_BACK_25_YEARS_AGO_AT_HEBREW_ U_:_WHEN_I_SPENT_CHRISTMAS_IN_BETHLEHEM The other day when I was sorting through things in my basement I came across the brown wool floor rug that I purchased in the Arab market in the Old City for my dorm...

PART II – WHAT DOES JUSTIN TRUDEAU HAVE TO SAY ABOUT A MURAL OF...

Justin Trudeau Photo by Rhonda Spivak. Mural of female Palestinian suicide bomber on UNWRA school near entrance to Deheishe Palestinian Refugee Camp in Bethlehem. Photo by Rhonda Spivak. Photo by Rhonda Spivak. UN Van entering school near the mural...

Western Media Ignores Hamas Crackdown on Journalists

http://www.algemeiner.com/2013/08/05/western-media-ignores-hamas-crackdown-on-journalists/ Poor Harriet Sherwood, missing the big picture while obsessively reporting about the latest round of Middle East peace talks that promise to end the six-decade-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a mere nine months. While Sherwood, the...

How The Palestinian Authority Fights Corruption

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/3043/palestinian-authority-corruption The Palestinian Authority government has also warned Palestinian journalists against helping Western correspondents cover the crackdown. If Abu Rihan were a Chinese dissident imprisoned in Beijing, his case would have been endorsed by human...

Commentary: The Myth of Linkage to Iraq

I rather like Barry Rubin's comments today on James Baker's thoughts and recommendations, from his report on Iraq, regarding Israel and peace in the Middle East. Says Rubin, "The only way this kind of...

PA Switches Insurgency Funding

The Palestinian Authority plans to switch its source of funding to convicted killers of Israelis and Americans. The PA has drafted plans to transfer a ministry to the Palestine Liberation Organization. The plans called for...

The Useful Myth that Obama Now Likes Israel

http://rubinreports.blogspot.co.il/2012/12/the-useful-myth-that-obama-now-likes.html Reality, especially in 2012, is very hard to face. So many hopes dashed; so many bad things happening. So people can be forgiven for taking refuge in wishful thinking. Sometimes, not telling the truth...