Toss of the coin

Mercifully we are heading down the straight towards the finishing line on 17 September at which time citizens will need to make an informed decision as to which group of politicians will make up...

Palestine is a Geographical Area, Not a Nationality

Palestine is a name coined by the Romans around 135 CE from the name of a seagoing Aegean people who settled on the coast of Canaan in antiquity – the Philistines. The name was...

Media Advisory: No cease fire was reached in Gaza this week

As journalists cover the complexities of the Middle East reportage, news agencies often interpret a lull in hostilities as an "armistice" or a "cease-fire", which brings to mind to the agreement that led to...

Abbas Wants a Humanitarian Crisis

In February, Israel finally decided that it would implement the law that was passed last year allowing Israel to withhold and freeze funds used by the Palestinian Authority (PA) to pay Arab terrorists, and...

The False “Nakba” Narrative

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The term “Nakba,” originally coined to describe the magnitude of the self-inflicted Palestinian and Arab defeat in the 1948 war, has become in recent decades a synonym for Palestinian victimhood, with failed...

Israel’s rights to the Golan Heights

The Golan Heights is a basaltic plateau region in the far northeast of Israel. Its average altitude is 900 m (3,000 ft.) above sea level.  At the north of the Heights is Mount Hermon,...

The 6th Palestinian BDS Campaign Conference, Held in al-Bireh: The decisions and their significance

The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) held its sixth conference in al-Bireh (Ramallah) on March 16, 2019. 1 Present were Palestinian BDS campaign activists; representatives from the PLO, Fatah and the National Initiative Movement (a...

From Israel: Extreme Malice and Stupidity!

March 14, 2019 The air in Israel is heavy with tensions, but in many instances, for the wrong reasons. We are subject to so much nonsense: unfortunate sparring between persons in the political sphere; undue...

News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (February 27 – March 5, 2019)

This past week the Palestinians continued to demonstrate a high level of violence at the "return march" and the days afterwards: Palestinians threw IEDs and hand grenades, and tried to cross the border fence....