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Daily Archives: January 8, 2015

A man with an UNRWA flag in the southern Gaza Strip.. (photo credit:REUTERS)

A eulogy to an inspiration, Joan Peters

Joan Peters died Monday night at her home in Chicago. Her funeral will be on Thursday, January 8 at 10 AM at Anshe Emet, 3751 N. Broadway, in Chicago. Joan was best known for her landmark...

Event Summary: ‘Perpetuating Statelessness? UNRWA, Its Activities and Funding’

This is an event summary of a speech given by Bassam Eid, Director of the Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group, Dr. Arnon Groiss, Director of Research for the Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural...
The United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

How the Palestinian Authority Could Stop Obama’s Penchant for Internationalism

The Palestinian Authority is aggressively seeking to have itself declared a “state” by joining treaties and international organizations, thereby pressuring Israel and the United States to accept outcomes they long ago rejected. In a fantasy...

University of Haifa – Israel Waismel-Manor (Dept of Political Science) sees Israel as Morally...

In a manner fitting the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, Waismel-Manor slanders Israeli Orthodox Jews as power-hungry, hawkish fanatics who are unwilling to make peace and aim to change Israel's democratic nature. Waismel-Manor...

01/05 Links Pt2: Mohammad Zoabi Breaks His Silence; The Miseducation of Chris Gunness

From Ian: Mohammad Zoabi Breaks His Silence Mohammad Zoabi has posted his first message since being forced to leave Israel due to threats against his life for supporting Israel and the Jewish people. Hello everybody. First of all...

Palestinians are “Desperate” for…

On January 1, 2015, the New York Times editorial page led with a piece titled “The Palestinians Desperation Move.” The opinion piece advanced the case that acting Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas must be...

The Palestinian Strategy: Internationalization of the Conflict Plus Intifada

On January 4, 2014, the East Jerusalem newspaper Al-Quds revealed the content of a conversation between Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, which dealt with the Palestinian motion...
Bill Clinton, Yitzhak Rabin, Yasser Arafat at the White House

Ten Points Regarding the Fundamental Breach by the Palestinians of the Oslo Accords

The peace negotiation process as set out in the Oslo Accords was intended to lead to peace between Israel and the Palestinian People and mutual recognition of each other’s “mutual legitimate and political rights”...

Hamas Builds Network In Turkey

Diplomatic sources said Hamas has sent scores of operatives to Turkey since 2012. They said they included senior commanders responsible for operations in the West Bank. "Most of the Hamas people stay...

Gazans Unite Under ISIL, The Islamic State

Jihadist factions in the Gaza Strip are uniting to support Islamic State of Iraq and Levant. Factions affiliated with Al Qaida have thrown their support to ISIL. Islamic sources said the factions were helping recruit...