Official PA radio news – The P.B.C. VOP (Voice of Palestine) Radio: January 12th

Summary and Analysis Beginning with its Thursday night coverage, VOP took a very tepid view of the relaxation of Israeli closures and other measures against the Palestinians. Similarly, despite much ado in the Israeli...

After success in Iraq and Syria, ISIL will find it tougher to crack Jordan

http://www.thenational.ae/thenationalconversation/comment/after-success-in-iraq-and-syria-isil-will-find-it-tougher-to-crack-jordan Lost in the flurry of rambling threats to Iraq’s Shiite community during its surprise military blitz last week, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) issued an even bolder statement: a call...

To the Ben Gurion University Board of Governors: Concerned about Israel’s image in the...

A number of faculty at Ben Gurion University have traveled abroad, lending their voices to the growing campaign of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS). Others helped to make the same case in writings and...

Beneath the Moderate Veneer

"If anyone deserves to be given a chance, this is the guy." So declared Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, referring to PA Chair Mahmoud Abbas (aka Abu Mazen), in an address just this past...

When Israel’s ambassador to the UN presented Genesis 23 as the legal basis for...

EXCERPTS FROM STATEMENT BY AMBASSADOR CHAIM HERZOG, IN EXPLANATION OF HIS VOTE ON THE DRAFT RESOLUTIONS IN THE REPORT OF THE "SPECIAL COMMITTEE" TO INVESTIGATE ISRAELI PRACTICES AFFECTING THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE POPULATION...

Aboriginal Rights of the Jewish People

A discussion about a moral and legal requirement to peacefully reconcile the subsequent rights of the newly-emerged Palestinian People with the prior rights of the ancient Jewish People. IntroductionDenying or minimizing Jewish rights is an...

Monograph: As Negotiations Resume: The Palestinian Authority Stand on the “Right of Return”

Mahmoud Abbas Of primary interest when examining the position of the Palestinian Authority with regard to the “right of return” is the stand of Mahmoud Abbas (aka Abu Mazen), president of the PA. Abbas’s position on...

Iran, Hamas Declare Cyber War On Israel

Declassified Israeli intelligence reports issued this week report that both Iran and Hamas have made a coordinated strategic decision to make extensive use of the Internet to wage their battle for hearts and minds. Between...

Palestinians From Syria: The Worst Treatment of All

http://blogs.cfr.org/abrams/2013/11/19/palestinians-from-syria-the-worst-treatment-of-all/?cid=otr-partner_site-Israel_hayom There are over 500,000 Palestinian “refugees” in Syria, as counted by the UN agency handling Palestinian “refugees,” the UN Relief and Works Agency or UNRWA. The quotation marks are especially apt in this case,...

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...