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Daily Archives: August 23, 2019

A Memphian in Hebron: 90 Years Since the 1929 Massacre

This Monday, 18th of Av (August 19, 2019) will mark 90 years since the Hebron Massacre of 1929, part of a wave of riots that swept the Jewish yishuv in Eretz Yisrael in the Summer of the Hebrew year 5689....

Theatre of the absurd

We have experienced acts of absurdity this past week so ludicrous as to defy any sort of logical explanation. The main act in this ongoing theatre of the absurd has been the farcical drama associated...

Confronting UNRWA education antisemitism at the UN

The timing of the Palestinian Authority being called to task for antisemitism in its textbooks by the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination coincides with the UNRWA mandate coming under debate for renewal every...

There Has Never Been a Sovereign Arab State in Palestine

The artificiality of a Palestinian identity is reflected in the attitudes and actions of neighboring Arab nations who never established a Palestinian state themselves. The rhetoric by Arab leaders on behalf of the Palestinians rings...

PLO PA table

[Confusion exists about connections between PLO, the Palestine Liberation Organization, and PA, the Palestinian Authority. These charts,  published by PASSIA, passia.org,  the authoritative Palestinian Arab resource on the PLO and the PA, clear up any misunderstandings.-David...