Incisive Commentary

December 6, 2007 "Stumbling Blocks" Here we have, as if they were needed, more reasons why negotiating with the PA is impossible: The Hamas-dominated Palestinian Legislative Council has passed a law (first reading) saying that any concession...

Fatah and Hamas Lie to Their People

http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/3072/fatah-hamas-lie Over the past five years, Hamas and Fatah have lied many times to their people about ending their power struggle, which has resulted in the creation of two separate Palestinian entities in the West...

Palestinian Tractor-Terrorism: Mainstream Not Renegade

1. Hate-Education-Driven-Terrorism. The July 2, 2008 Palestinian Tractor-Terrorism constituted a precise Palestinian human-missile, guided by Palestinian hate-education, instituted in 1994 by Abu-Mazen, then Arafat's first deputy, and proliferated via Abu Mazen's current educational-religious-media infrastructures....

“Tension in the North”

Posting: April 2, 2008 "Tension in the North" A report by a 'top military intelligence officer" to the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee yesterday included a warning that Hezbollah is getting ready for new violence...

Norway, Israel and the Jews

JCPA seminar 19 November 2009 I asked myself what would have happened if I had to give a lecture on Norway, Switzerland and the Swiss in Norway. I looked in Google and I did not...

Incisive Commentary from the Past Ten Days

"A Pre-Sukkot Contemplation" I received an e-mail from a very serious reader (who shall remain anonymous here, as I've not received permission to use his name). Things are dire, he told me with a heavy...

UNRWA and Coalition of Muslim Relief Organizations Sign Cooperative Agreement for Work in Gaza

http://imra.org.il/story.php3?id=64802 The first stage is to work on the emergency response and to ensure families are fed, provided with clean water, and have access to essential healthcare. Once this is done, we will look to...

The Palestinian refugees — a reality check

http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_opinion.php?id=6651 Western policymakers and media have misconstrued/misrepresented the Palestinian refugee issue, ignoring its global context and core data. Moreover, the Palestinian claim of dispossession -- which impacts the U.S. financial aid to UNRWA, and is...

Official PA Radio News The P.B.C. VOP (Voice of Palestine) Radio January 5

Summary and Analysis One has to pay attention to the unusual first item of the morning news-which was also the first item last night: unusual both in tone, style and content. The reliance of Yasser Arafat...

Islam and Jerusalem

http://www.arlenefromisrael.info/current-postings/2012/3/18/ march-18-2012-islam-and-jerusalem.html On March 14, I attended a conference that considered the question, "Jerusalem: How Important Is It to the Muslims?" Held at the Menachem Begin Heritage Center, it was jointly sponsored by the Center and...