Beware of Palestinian data: Israeli policymakers afflicted by demographobia – the illogical fear of...

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4008247,00.html The Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) declared in December, 2010 that 2014 will, ostensibly, usher in a Jewish-Arab demographic parity between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean followed by an Arab majority. That projection has...

Palestinian Public Opinion Poll No (28): 75.8% Reconciliation impossible this generation even if Palestinians...

12 June 2008 These are the results of the latest poll conducted by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research (PSR) in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip between 5 and 7 June...

Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the “Clash within a Civilization”

http://csis.org/publication/saudi-arabia-iran-and-clash-within-civilization No one has ever been able to travel to the Gulf without discovering just how different the perspectives and values of the West and the Middle East can be. During the last two...

“Remembering and Continuing”

We just returned from the special evening of "Remembering and Continuing," a program for the entire student body of 350+ boys, Rabbis and parents at Makor Chaim Yeshiva in Kfar Etzion. The yeshiva was...

The Palestinian Refugees on the Day After “Independence”

The gap between Israel and the Palestinians on the refugee question cannot be reconciled. The Palestinians demand a "just peace," which implies recognition of the right of return according to their interpretation, and rejects...