Daily Archives: April 24, 2014

Ending illusion of peace-seeking Abbas

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4512842,00.html Mahmoud Abbas ' decision to join forces with the Hamas terror organization, whether it happens or not, is nothing other than a slap in the face of anyone who saw him as a "partner,"...

Baird Decries Setback Between Israelis and Palestinians

http://www.international.gc.ca/media/aff/news-communiques/2014/04/23b.aspx Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Canada is disappointed and concerned by today’s announcement regarding a potential Palestinian unity government. “Canada has long stated that we will deal only with a Palestinian...

Financing the Flames — NIF Parade Fracas Pushes Outraged Jewish Groups to Define Mainstream

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/edwin-black/financing-the-flames-nif-_b_5186281.html If a small group of grass-roots Jewish organizations have their way, more than one hundred protestors will assemble in New York City on April 29, 2014, each carrying a shofar. On cue, at 5:30...

Hamas wins, Abbas loses

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4512703,00.html When one examines the articles of the reconciliation agreement between Hamas and Fatah, one can quickly understand that this is an old soup that has been reheated. The agreement the two sides signed was...

Waiting for the Palestinian Godot

http://www.haaretz.com/opinion/1.586945 There are some moments a journalist will never forget. In early 1997, Yossi Beilin decided to trust me, and show me the document that proved that peace was within reach. The then-prominent and creative...

Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Secretariat: Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, and the Netherlands

http://ngo-monitor.org/article/human_rights_and_international_humanitarian_law_secretariat_denmark_sweden_switzerland_and_the_netherlands Overview Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, and the Netherlands jointly fund Israeli and Palestinian NGOs through The Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Secretariat (the “Secretariat”). This funding mechanism has a projected budget of $17.6 million over...

Abbas’ fictional state

http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_opinion.php?id=8151 Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has heard about the latest videotape by al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahri, in which Zawahri calls Abbas a "traitor who is selling out Palestine," and has gotten cold feet. But even...