Monthly Archives: July 2013

Israel faces legal hurdles to free 104 convicted killers

This week, if you followed newscasts on the Israel Broadcasting Authority and the Israel Defense Forces Radio and nearly all of the Israeli media, you would have been convinced that Israel has already freed...

Did History Begin in 1967?

Jack Rosen, President Robert Kesten, Executive Vice President Contact: rkesten@ajcongress.org Closing in on 100 years of advocacy, American Jewish Congress calls on the European Union (EU) to respect all peoples regardless of race, religion, creed, color, gender...

Martin Indyk Policies Challenged

Martin Indyk, 62, has recently been appointed the United States representative for peace talks in the Arab-Israeli conflict. Indyk has held a variety of high positions within the political world including being Special Assistant...

Top Palestinian Negotiator’s Facebook Page Erases Israel

http://www.thetower.org/top-palestinian-negotiators-facebook-page-erases-israel/ One of the two Palestinian negotiators sent to conduct exploratory peace talks in Washington has a less than peaceful social media presence, The Tower has learned. Mohammad Shtayyeh is a low-profile but veteran Palestinian negotiator....

A Promise to Dream

Asher and Yonatan Palmer, murdered by rock throwers When fellow students of Asher Palmer at The Azrieli College of Engineering Jerusalem (ACE-Jlm), coming from different backgrounds and yet similar circumstances took the step to unite...

July 29, 2013 – “Those Talks”

Before I write about "those talks," I want to return to the matter of the Palestinian Arab prisoner release approved by the Cabinet yesterday at the strong-arm prodding of Prime Minister Netanyahu. This entire incident...

Revoke their license to kill

This is written from the perspective of a social work professional with training in criminology who now works in the media. Tragically, the current debate in Israel about the planned release of convicted terrorists has...

Welcome To Camp Jihad

The hazy, crazy, lazy endless days of summer are upon us and children are enjoying vacation from school, the luxury of going to bed late and then sleeping in the next morning and for...

This Land is My Land: “Mandate for Palestine”. The Legal aspects of Jewish rights

Ever ask yourself why during the 30 year period-between 1917 and 1947- thousands of Jews throughout the world woke up one morning and decided to leave their homes and go to Palestine? The majority...

Two States? Not at “Camp Jihad”

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/170153#.Ue8TytJM-So As Israel and the Palestinian Authority prepare to renew their negotiations for “peace” under U.S. mediation, a short but powerful documentary about UNRWA children's camps shows just what kind of "solution" the Palestinian Authority...