From Time Immemorial, Summary of Chapter 1: The Puzzle’s Extra Pieces

Introduction Joan Peters’ book, published in 1984 and 7 years in the making, began as a sympathetic investigation into the reasons why the Palestinians have remained refugees since the Israeli War of Independence in 1948....

A Book Review: Simon Sebag Montefiore’s best seller “Jerusalem: The Biography Vintage Publishers

At first glance, Simon Sebag Montefiore’s best seller Jerusalem: The Biography is surely impressive. Media critics as well as Henry Kissinger have showered it with praise, and the BBC devoted a timely three-part TV...

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...

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...

“Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story”

“Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story” (2012), directed by Jonathan Gruber and Ari Daniel Pinchot, is a moving documentary about Operation Entebbe and the titular man’s role in returning the hostages home safely. However,...

Hamas-affiliated media report: the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades has begun establishing a “popular army”...

1.   The Hamas-affiliated media recently reported that the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades was planning to establish what it called a "popular army." According to the reports, the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades was recruiting as...

Another U.N. scandal

The latest release of a documentary by the Israel Resource News Agency exposes the ongoing scandal of how UNRWA, the organization established to deal with Palestinian Arab refugees, continues to not only perpetuate the...

Review of the book “Bullets of Palestine”

“Howard Kaplan is probably without peer in his grasp of the delicate and explosive relationship between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Bullets of Palestine is a terrorist thriller by an author who knows the...

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...

House Foreign Affairs Committee Slams Palestinian Incitement

The following US congressional initiative reflects painstaking work of twenty years to overcome all odds to make the issue of war incitement of The Palestinian Authority and UNRWA onto the US agenda. We acquired...