Tragic deal of the Century

In “US peace plan’s economic section to be revealed June 25” (May 20), US Middle East envoy Jarred Kushner declares, “The Palestinian people, along with all people in the Middle East, deserve a future...

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 taken between 1860 and 1880 by Frank M. Good, according...

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 Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) until serious issues of corruption,...

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 several anti-Israeli organizations operating in Britain, whose objective is to...

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 is planned. Necessary funds have been reserved in the 2019...

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 Blue Ribbon Panel that you appointed last fall, specifically...

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 entered into public consciousness with the conclusion of the Oslo...

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 statement. Ignoring this or brushing it aside means that we either...

Coalition of Hamas, Islamic Jihad and PFLP wins UNRWA Union Elections

The results of the UNRWA Union Elections in Gaza have been confirmed. The United Professional Slate, headed by Amir al-Misehal, won an absolute majority in the elections held on April 24, 2019, for the UNRWA...

“Poisoning minds”

Regarding “Breaking the Silence offers Eurovision visitors tour of Hebron” (jerusalem Post, May 12), it is hard to imagine an organization that does more to spread antisemitism more systematically than this group.  Not long ago,...