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Daily Archives: July 3, 2020

Push has come to shove. An existential moment for US policy

As the US celebrates July 4th, this a great existential moment that we have waited for: Will the US follow through on the two requirements the the US peace plan? Nullification of the unprecedented law...

SOD

This word in Ivrit means “secret.” However, in the context of this opinion piece, it is an abbreviation for Same Old Deceptions Interestingly enough the fact that the same old deceptions have managed to remain...

The British Mandate Began 100 Years Ago, June 30, 1920 – A Photo Essay

On June 30, 1920, 100 years ago, Herbert Samuel landed in Palestine to assume his duties as Britain’s High Commissioner of the Mandate. He left Palestine in 1925 with one of his last duties...

Israeli Military Launches Radical New Google Maps Alternative

“Imagine a tourist arriving in a foreign city,” the Israeli intel officer tells me, “the first thing they do is open Google Maps and look for a restaurant. Google helps them find a place....

Im Tirtzu Wins $30,000 Libel Suit Against Yedioth Aharonoth

The Tel Aviv Magistrate’s Court issued a ruling on Tuesday ordering the daily Yedioth Aharonoth and its journalist Sima Kadmon to pay the Zionist group Im Tirtzu and its spokesperson NIS 105,000 ($30,000) in...

Misconceptions of ‘annexation’ show a concerning level of ignorance

The last few weeks have seen a herd mentality take hold and misrepresentations about Israel abound. There has been fevered discussion over Israel’s proposed application of civilian law to parts of Area C in...