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Daily Archives: November 27, 2017

1917 and the liberation of Jerusalem

On December 11, 1917, General Edmund Allenby’s forces officially liberated Jerusalem. Actually, a Jerusalem delegation, led by the mayor, surrendered the city to a pair of British army cooks on December 8. Thus began a...

Reflections on Deir Yassin, the Nakba, and War Crimes

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Two recent books make an important contribution to the study of the Palestinian Nakba. Dr. Adel Manna explores the 1948 fall of the Galilee, based on memories of local Arab inhabitants; while Professor Eliezer...

Save Tzipi from the jaws of Jewish organizations abroad

Israel's deputy foreign minister Tzipi Hotovely told like it is, and  broke the taboo of not saying that most young Jews abroad do not emulate their peers in Israel who look forward to the day on...

Girl injured in 2011 Jerusalem bombing dies of her wounds

A woman who was wounded as a girl in a March 2011 bombing in Jerusalem succumbed to her wounds Wednesday, after more than six years in a coma. Hodaya Asulin had been heading home to the Mevo...