Israel Without Apology

Three decades ago, I was a Berkeley New Leftist with a political and personal problem. I had been born in Israel, and, though I didn't consider myself a Zionist, I certainly didn't want to...

Abbas reveals Turkey, Palestine to coordinate legal steps against Israel

http://www.todayszaman.com/news-300950-abbas-reveals-turkey-palestine-to-coordinate-legal-steps-against-israel.html Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday said his country is coordinating with Turkey to develop a legal strategy for the newly recognized UN-observer state of Palestine to challenge Israel's increased settlement activity in the...

Kfir Brigade chief: Situation on the ground changing

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4337209,00.html IDF forces dispersed a violent, illegal protest of nearly 200 Palestinians, who rioted in the village of Anin, west of the West Bank city of Jenin. The rioters huddled near the area's security fence and...

Incitement in the Palestinian Authority After the Aqaba Summit

In his June 4, 2003 speech at the Aqaba summit, Palestinian Authority (PA) Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) said, "We will also act vigorously against incitement and violence and hatred, whatever their form...

Unseen Consequences of a Palestinian Arab State

http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/unseen-consequences-of-a-palestinian-arab-state/ On my first night in Israel, August 31, 1970, my 20th birthday, I arrived at the campus of Hebrew University, to participate in a study group that met every Thursday night at the Lauterman...

Hamas Expands Ops Abroad

Israel's intelligence community has determined that Hamas expanded its operations abroad in its war against the Jewish state. Officials said Hamas established cells in the Middle East and Europe in an effort to attack Israeli...

What Would a Hamas-Fatah Agreement Mean?

http://blogs.cfr.org/abrams/2011/12/28/what-would-a-hamas-fatah-agreement-mean/ There are repeated efforts to forge a unity agreement of some sort between Hamas and Fatah, leading to a new “unity government” for the Palestinian Authority. Such a coalition was briefly in force in...

WHO GAVE THE ISRAELI ARMY THE ORDER TO DEFILE A SYNAGOGUE AND TO DESTROY...

Imagine, if you would, if the Israeli army had destroyed a mosque and an entire neighborhood after expelling two Arab families whom the IDF had determined to be squatters. There would be an international...

When Its Prime Minister Circumvents The Decisions of the Elected Government of Israel

There is a consensus of opinion among those who support Israel that they should support "the democratically elected government of Israel". Today, supporters of Israel must cope with an unprecedented dilemma, after the Prime Minister...

Red Cross Unapologetic Over Offer of Jerusalem Sanctuary to Hamas Terror Fugitives

Ahmad Atoun & Halid Abu Arafa relaxing in the courtyard of the Red Cross building in East Jerusalem Credit: Gush Shalom Jerusalem- The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) stated Tuesday that it is...