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Daily Archives: June 2, 2015

An opportunity to start reframing the narrative around reality rather than fantasies

...Despite the disturbing chaos of Israel’s new government, there’s an opportunity now for Israel’s Foreign Ministry to start reframing the narrative around reality rather than fantasies. The problem is that much of the West...

Israel Rejects as ‘False’ UJA Federation’s Claims about Israel Parade ‘Inclusion’

PLEASE SEE AN UPDATE BENEATH THIS ARTICLE This year’s New York City Celebrate Israel Parade is this Sunday, May 31, and the behind-the-scenes squabbling is reaching a fevered pitch. The fight centers on whether it is more...

With IMRA explanation of true meaning] INSS Policy Recommendations on Issues of National Security

INSS Policy Recommendations on Issues of National Security Dr. Aaron Lerner - IMRA: For the benefit of IMRA readers, the following is an English translation of some of the recommendations: "3. Draft a list of measures Israel...

Activists target ‘normalization’ march in Jerusalem

Activists confronted participants in the so-called "Jerusalem hug" march in which Palestinian and Israelis participated in Jerusalem on Thursday. Palestinians from Jerusalem gathered near Damascus Gate, where the march took place, and started telling Palestinian...

Weekly Commentary: Is Hamas Deterred or Patient?

Here are the facts. You be the judge. Since the end of the war last summer, Hamas has devoted its resources – both financial and physical – on preparing to attack the Jewish State. These resources include...

Rafah crossing resealed after three days

The Egyptian authorities closed the Rafah crossing Thursday evening after it was open for three days to enable those stuck in Egypt and other countries to return to the Gaza Strip. Director of the Gaza...

Qatargas sells first LNG cargo to Jordan

Qatargas, the world’s largest LNG producer, said it has sold the first cargo of the chilled gas to Jordan on-board the Golar Eskimo FSRU, at Ras Laffan Port on 12th May. The conventional-sized cargo, which...

Hezbollah’s desperate recruiting in the Bekaa

With a shortage of manpower, Hezbollah is trying to recruit young men from the Bekaa Valley to fight in Syria by tempting impressionable young men with cash. Aïsha, a veiled woman in her early 60s,...

Robbins: Hamas quashes reasons for hope

Regularly inflicts war on Israel, suffering on Gazans Dennis Ross may know more about the challenges posed by conflicts in the Middle East than anyone in America. A top foreign policy adviser to four U.S....

The Demons of the Farhud Pogrom are With Us Still

Salim Fattal was just eleven when the two-day Baghdad pogrom known as the Farhuderupted on Shavuot (Pentecost) 74 years ago, yet its memory is engraved deep in his soul. Despite the passage of time,...