Monthly Archives: September 2010

Mr. Abbas, Tear Down This Wall! Reject the Notion of the Right of Return...

<!-- End #wrapmain #pri.article.articleTitle --> UNRWA Balata Refugee Camp, 2003. <!-- End #wrapmain #pri.article.articleTitle --> . While the world's headlines focus with exaggerated alarm on Israel's lifting of its ten-month building freeze within Jewish West Bank settlements, an issue of...

The Complacency and Complicity of America’s Jews

Recently, I had a conversation with an Israeli cousin who asserted that all the world's Jews should live in Israel. Recognizing that there is no other place in the world in which Jews are...

J Street’s Crooked Road — Lies and Misdemeanors

First published in The Jerusalem Post, September 28, 2010 Bravo to The Washington Times' national security correspondent Eli Lake for his exposé of J Street over the weekend. The so-called "pro-Israel" organization is bursting with...

Position Paper: The Return of Palestinian Refugees to the State of Israel

Executive Summary Introduction The return of Palestinian refugees and their descendents to the State of Israel is one of the most difficult issues facing the parties as they seek to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. According to the Palestinians,...

U.N. Flotilla Probe: “Even If Bin Laden Himself Were on Ship, Israel’s Blockade Still...

NGO: U.N. Probe Ignored Evidence on Islamist Passengers’ Bid for ‘Martyrdom’ GENEVA, Sept. 28 - The U.N. commission into Israel’s May 31 flotilla clash declared during a U.N. Human Rights Council debate today that “even...

You’ve missed the boat, Mr. Krauthammer

A response to a column by Charles Krauthammer -- “Your move, Mr. Abbas” -- that appeared in the Washington Post on September 10, 2010 and can be found at: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/09/AR2010090904999.html Charles Krauthammer commends President Obama for...

UNRWA as an Obstacle to Peace: THE GENETIC REFUGEE

The United Nations wants very much to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They want that so badly, that Israel just can’t seem to get off the agenda in the subcommittees and the leaders’ speeches. Paradoxically, UNRWA-a sub-agency...

Four questions for Mahmoud Abbas:PA president needs to explain his duplicitous behavior

Rabbi Abraham Cooper is associate dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, and historian Harold Brackman is a consultant to the center. In conjunction with his appearance at the U.N. General Assembly and meeting with President...

The Gaza Strip: Why Is Washington Sticking Its Head in the Sand?

The US Administration, which just forced Israel and the Palestinian Authority to enter direct peace negotiations, seems to have completely forgotten about the Gaza Strip. Perhaps Washington is deliberately sticking its head in the...

ISRAEL PUBLIC RELATIONS MINISTER, YULI EDELSTEIN:”BARAK DOESN’T PRESENTS US”

Sept.21, 2010 Israel Public Relations Minister Yuli Edelstein bitterly assailed his coalition partner, Israel Defense Minister, Ehud Barak, fearing that Barak might try to promote an independent policy decision of his own to extend the construction...