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What’s in it for us?

Anyone who has shopped at or toured around the famous Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem, commonly known as the “shuk”, will recall the cacophony...

News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (May 15- May 21, 2019)

On May 15, 2019, Nakba Day events were held in the Gaza Strip with the format of the weekly return marches. About 10,000 Palestinians...

US and Israel Call For End of UNRWA: “Empowering Refugee Problem, Inciting Violence”

The United States and Israel on Wednesday called for UNRWA, the U.N. agency that oversees the Palestinian refugees, to cease operations. “We need an additional...

The Hebron massacre in pictures

These photographs are from the Library of Congress collection. The first photograph — our title page — is a view of Jerusalem and was...

Israel Institute says New Zealand taxpayers are funding extremism

Israel Institute of New Zealand co-director, Dr David Cumin, is calling for a moratorium on any further Kiwi taxpayer funding of the United Nations...

On May 11, 2019, a demonstration and rally were held in central London to...

On May 11, 2019, a demonstration and rally were held in central London to mark the Palestinian Nakba Day. The events were organized by...

Parliamentary questions

Answer given by Vice-President Mogherini on behalf of the European Commission Question reference: E-000906/2019 It can be confirmed that an academic study on Palestinian school text books...

85 Organizations Commend University of Michigan for Adoption of Blue Ribbon Panel Report

SENT VIA EMAIL May 15, 2019 Dear President Schlissel and Provost Philbert, We heartily commend you for accepting the exceptionally thoughtful and thorough report and recommendations of...

The Real Catastrophe for the Palestinians

Every year, on May 15, Palestinians commemorate Nakba Day.  The Nakba or “catastrophe” refers to the displacement of Palestinians after Israel’s independence in 1948. This concept...

Beware of the small print

Most of us know that it is the small print which very often determines the real meaning and intent of any document or political...