Travesty of Palestinian education

The new school year kicked off in the Palestinian Authority last month, and it was business as usual. The authors of this year's textbooks have made sure to keep up their long tradition of...

Palestinian diplomat: We’ll continue teaching our kids to throw stones

David Bedein: Will someone come forth and demand the removal of diplomatic immunity of a PLO diplomat at the UN who endorses children to commit acts of violence? A Palestinian diplomat speaking to students at...

What Wingate Wrought

http://www.weeklystandard.com/articles/what-wingate-wrought_690836.html?nopager=1 Everyone still remembers T. E. Lawrence, if only because of David Lean’s magnificent movieLawrence of Arabia and Lawrence’s own literary masterpiece,Seven Pillars of Wisdom. Yet far fewer remember Lawrence’s distant cousin, the British Army officer...

Yes, we know the Palestinian Authority sponsors terror

Recent moves of the US administration on the Palestinian arena (deducting $200 million from US aid and probably adopting a new approach on Palestinian refugees) are signs that as we approach the 25th anniversary...

Why the Palestinians are Winning the Media War: An Interview with David Bedein in...

David Bedein has run the Jerusalem-based Israel Resource News Agency, which provides news services for the foreign media, since 1987. He has also worked on special assignment for BBC, CNN Radio, the Los...

Rights Spelled Clear

http://www.arlenefromisrael.info/current-postings/2012/12/6/december-6-2012-rights-spelled-clear.html As promised, a different sort of posting here: legal and historical background that is essential to understanding Jewish rights in the land. This review will be succinct, with links to informational sites for those who...

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip continue preparing a mass march to the Israeli border...

Overview Palestinians in the Gaza Strip continue preparing for “the great return march,” during which Gazans are expected to hold a mass march to the Israeli border to make the world aware of the so-called right of the Palestinian...

Visiting Ramallah

​ Our revenge will be the laughter of our children”; painted on a wall inside of the “Hostel in Ramallah.” (Lilia Gaufberg) This past July, at the peak of another sweltering Israeli summer, I hopped onto...

Bishop questions PA’s ‘pay to slay’ policy

AN Israeli authority on Palestinian textbooks has urged Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to follow her new stance on Palestinian “martyr” payments with a tough line on Palestinian Authority (PA) ­schoolbooks. Bishop wrote to PA Foreign...

The real riot agenda

Quote of the day: “A riot is a spontaneous outburst. A war is subject to advance planning”…writes Michael Kuttner. This succinctly sums up the mayhem surrounding the staged, organised and choreographed drama on the Gaza/Israel...