The False Promise of Iraqi-Israeli Peace

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: No one should be misled by the revelation that several Iraqi delegations visited Israel in 2018 into optimism about Iraqi-Israeli relations. Peace with Iraq remains very far away. Iraq is simply the...

“False Friend”

Published in Midstream Magazine, Herzl Press, January 1988 David Bedein You can understand Uri Avneri any way that you like—as a quixotic Israeli journalist with an undaunted faith in the Palestinian Arab purpose, or as the...

Joan Peters, From Time Immemorial, Chapter 11 Popular Misconceptions About the Population of Palestine

Introduction: I have been severely jolted in reading Chapter 11 in the process of writing this précis.  Growing up in England since before the outbreak of the Second World I was imbued with an abiding...

How Congress Became the Fall Guy for Obama’s Iran Deal

One of the more astounding features of the current controversy over the Iran nuclear negotiations is the extent to which Congress is being set up to take the blame if the talks go south....

Joan Peters, From Time Immemorial, Chapter 14: Official Disregard of Arab Immigration

Introduction: The history of the British people has been indelibly stained by the record of the British Government's mendacious, mal-intentioned management of the Palestine Mandate.  As the reader will see, those twin contortionists, the British...

A Destiny of Memories, Fire and Rain

A review by David Bedein David Ramati has written A Destiny of Memories, Fire and Rain which has already achieved eight five star ratings at Amazon. I would like to make it nine with this...

Book Review “Healing Your Life Through Activity — An Occupational Therapist’s Story”

"Healing Your Life Through Activity — An Occupational Therapist's Story" was written following requests from some of my patients and their families. My patients were frustrated that they had not known anything about occupational...

Joan Peters, From Time Immemorial, Chapter 12- A Hidden Factor in Western Palestine: Arab...

Introduction: From my own point of view, Chapter 12 contains more than enough statistical evidence accumulated in years of study by many researchers whose work attests to disproportionate Arab immigration into a tiny portion, the...

Joan Peters, From Time Immemorial, Chapter 16: Jews in Palestine as “Illegals” and as...

Introduction The Balfour Declaration (1917) speaks definitively of , “...the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people”.  Four years later, The Mandate for Palestine repeats the identical phrase five times. Notwithstanding...

How the Western World Funds Hamas’ Terrorism

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) was founded in 1950, with its stated goals of providing “education, health care, relief and social services, camp infrastructure and improvement, microfinance and emergency assistance” for...