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Daily Archives: December 20, 2012

What Is Behind Salam Fayyad’s Call for “Economic Intifada”?

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/3508/economic-intifada Salam Fayyad, the prime minister of the Palestinian Authority, this week called for an economic intifada against Israel. Fayyad, whose government is facing a severe financial crisis, wants Palestinians to boycott all Israeli goods in...

The Relegitimization of Israel and the Battle for the Mainstream Consensus

The Delegitimization Process and the Boycott: Background and Context The purpose of delegitimization on the international level is to isolate an intended victim from the community of nations as a prelude to bringing about its...

How the World Enabled 25 Years of Palestinian Decline

http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2012/12/19/how-the-world-enabled-25-years-of-palestinian-decline/ One of the saddest comments I’ve ever heard was Gaza resident Ziad Ashour’s statement to the New York Times last week. Ever since the first intifada erupted in 1987, the 43-year-old butcher said, “things...

Proof of a Scandal: U.S. Policy is Making Syria into an Anti-Western, Antisemitic Islamist...

http://www.gloria-center.org/2012/12/proof-of-a-scandal-u-s-policy-is-making-syria-into-an-anti-western-antisemitic-islamist-state/ In his article “The Revolt of Islam in Syria” (Jerusalem Post, December 12), Jonathan Spyer - senior fellow at the GLORIA Center - points out compelling information about the new Western-backed leadership in Syria. The...

In Memory of Daniel Inouye: The US Senator who Registered to Sell Israel Bonds...

http://www.winnipegjewishreview.com/article_detail.cfm?id=3180&sec=2 &title=In_Memory_of_Daniel_Inouye:_The_US_Senator_who_Registered _to_Sell_Israel_Bonds_without_Commission_in_1948 As a journalist in Israel for the past 26 years, I have met hundreds of polticians from around the world who visit Israel and laud the Jewish state with superlatives of support. There is only...

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...

The “Day After” Scenario in Syria

http://jcpa.org/article/the-day-after-scenario-in-syria/ Vol. 12, No. 30 18 December 2012 The moment of truth is approaching in Syria. Bashar Assad’s regime is fighting a rearguard battle and has already lost control over large parts of the country. Syria’s...

Weekly Commentary: JCPA poll shows Israelis do not think pigs can fly

http://imra.org.il/story.php3?id=59472 Date: 20 December 2012 Typical polls of the Israeli public ask respondents if they would be willing to make concession "x" in exchange for peace. The problem is, of course, that concession "x" isn't in exchange...

What Is Behind Salam Fayyad’s Call for “Economic Intifada”?

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/3508/economic-intifada Salam Fayyad, the prime minister of the Palestinian Authority, this week called for an economic intifada against Israel. Fayyad, whose government is facing a severe financial crisis, wants Palestinians to boycott all Israeli goods in...

The Relegitimization of Israel and the Battle for the Mainstream Consensus

The Delegitimization Process and the Boycott: Background and Context The purpose of delegitimization on the international level is to isolate an intended victim from the community of nations as a prelude to bringing about its...