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The Rhetoric of Nonsense

http://www.meforum.org/3262/palestinian-history-nonsense For nearly two decades the Palestinian Authority (PA) has been denying Israel's right to exist, and a recent "Nakba Day" was no exception. In a Gaza speech on behalf of Mahmoud Abbas, his personal...

During Eviction, Israel Police Would Be Allowed to Employ “Reasonable Force” Against Children

The police would be able to employ "reasonable force" and detain children under age 12 who are actively involved in disturbances in resistance activities against eviction. This was recently determined by a special inter-ministerial...

And Who is Behind Tayoush?: the Senior Pundak & Senior Melchior

Following Israel's "Defensive Shield" operation against PLO strongholds that followed the Passover seder massacre in Netanya last April, Herbert Pundak, former chief editor of the Danish daily newspaper Politiken, and now a columnist for...

An Open Letter to the Shefa Fund

Dear Jeffrey Dekro & Debbie Fleischaker, Do you think that your comments below are responsible ones? I quote: "the far right settler movement's radio station", "the same station that unconscionably fanned hatred of Prime Minister...

Suing the government of Israel to protect Israeli school children

The scene at the Jerusalem High Court of Justice on Thursday morning, February 8, 2007 was surreal. Three members of the Sderot Parents Association had petitioned the Israel High Court of Justice to ask for...

ARYEH TOEG, OUR PARDES TEACHER – MURDERED AS A POW

Tribute from his student, David Bedein, 46 years later. People in Israel who do not have a loved one to mourn often choose someone to think about on Yom HaZikaron, Israel's day to mourn those...

U.S. links defense aid to settlements

The US has linked its new defense aid agreement with Israel's policy in Judea and Samaria. In the first such move, the administration of President Barack Obama said Israeli support for the Jewish presence in...

The Slaughter in Paris: Motives and Implications

In executing and taking responsibility for the November 13, 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, the Islamic State has three objectives: revenge against France for its military involvement in the international coalition to eliminate the...

The Yogi Bear Theory of Media Bias

A few years back, sad news reached Jerusalem that Veteran Yankee Catcher Yogi Berra had passed away at the tender age of 90 years old, on the morning after Yom Kippur. Except that the New...

UNHCR will not Handle the Descendants of Refugees… Unlike UNRWA

This information was secured from Brenda Goddard, who is with the legal department at UNHCR headquarters in Geneva: If a refugee situation continues for a long period of time -- as for example it has...