Monthly Archives: August 2010

STERN WARNING: Sol Stern believes the new round of Israeli-Palestinian talks will flounder over...

As Israel and the Palestinians prepare to resume direct talks for the first time in more than two years next week, Sol Stern dismisses them out of hand before they even get under way....

Is the US Training Israel’s Enemies?

There are strong reservations about the wisdom of the US training a Palestinian security force. Israel recently approved the delivery of Russian armored personnel carriers for the Palestinian Authority, while it continues to laud American...

Refuting David Malovsky’s Comments in the Washington Post Concerning Palestinian Authority Education

In his recent article, http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/08/23/AR2010082304204.html, David Makovsky writes: “The PA has begun reshaping the curriculum of Palestinian institutions that accredit imans, and screening is also being conducted to weed out school teachers who support Hamas...

WH Visitor Logs Suggest J Street Contributed To U.S.-Israel Diplomatic Crisis (PJM Exclusive)J Street...

http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/wh-visitor-logs-suggest-j-street-contributed-to-u-s-israel-diplomatic-crisis-pjm-exclusive/?singlepage=true Last month, the White House pulled out the red carpet to welcome Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, but the charm campaign is a new phenomenon. Less than six months ago, the U.S.-Israel relationship was...

Academic Brainwashing: Anatomy of Israel Higher Education, 2010

(Isracampus Translation From the Hebrew) By: *Ben Dror Yemini - Senior writer and Member of the Maariv Newspaper Editorial Board Original piece ran in Maariv on Aug,20, 2010 Israeli universities were not established with the sole purpose...

Timmerman: Sanctions Key Weapon Against Iran

Economic sanctions represent a key tool in the U.S. effort to prevent Iran from creating nuclear weapons, says Newsmax contributing editor Ken Timmerman. “I believe sanctions are necessary from a moral perspective,” he told Newsmax.TV....

Competing World Views Tear A “Peace Process” to Pieces

The U.S. announcement inviting Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) for direct talks shows quite clearly, though unintentionally, why the talks will fail. Special Envoy George Mitchell explains: "We are all well aware that there remains...

Official PLO news agency terms elevator in Jewish Quarter for handicapped access to Western...

As wait for Quartet statement to renew talks Official PLO news agency terms elevator in Jewish Quarter for handicapped access to Western Wall serious challenge to the feelings of Muslims The Arabic section of the official PLO...

WHAT’S NEW IN RAMALLAH: PALESTINIANS STILL HATE ABU ALLA; NO EVIDENCE OF FAYYAD POPULARITY

Private architecturally designed home being built in Ramallah. photo by Rhonda Spivak Abu Alla (Ahmed Qurai) and Tzipi Livni of Kadima. photo by Rhonda Spivak New Coffee shop in Ramallah. photo by Rhonda Spivak Palestinian Authority police...