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  • How Original: Sweden Blames Paris Attacks on Israel [Jeremiah 30]

    11/17/2015 5:18:06 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 17 replies
    Breaking Israel News ^ | 11/17/2015 | JNS
    Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom linked Palestinian grievances with Israel to the Islamist terror attacks that killed 129 people in Paris. "Obviously, we have reason to be worried, not just in Sweden but across the world because there are so many that are being radicalized. Here, once again, we are brought back to situations like the one in the Middle East, where not least, the Palestinians see that there is not a future. We must either accept a desperate situation or resort to violence," Wallstrom said in a television interview. In response to Wallstrom's comments, Israel summoned Sweden's ambassador to...
  • PLO Assails Cruz Hearing on Terrorism [semi-satire]

    11/06/2015 2:32:37 PM PST · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 8 Nov 2015 | John Semmens
    The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) took issue with how Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) handled a hearing on Middle East terrorism. The hearing entitled, "Justice Forsaken: How the Federal Government Fails the American Victims of Iranian and Palestinian Terrorism," featured witnesses describing attacks by Palestinian suicide bombers against innocent victims. PLO spokesman Haikil Juze complained that "these hearings are one-sided and biased. Contrary to the propaganda spouted by Cruz and his witnesses, Jews are not innocent. The Quran makes that clear. It is every Muslim's sacred duty to strike down these minions of Satan wherever, whenever, and however they can." Juze...
  • #5140 - The Jews Will Enjoy Security Only under Arab Rule

    11/02/2015 4:22:48 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    MEMRI ^ | 28/10/15 | Nasar al Laham
    Brooklyn Bridge for sale.
  • A Boy’s Discovery Rebuts Temple Mount Revisionism

    10/29/2015 5:38:09 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 25, 201510/29/2015 | By JEROLD S. AUERBACH
    A 10-year-old Russian boy, Matvei Tcepliaev, recently made an extraordinary discovery in Jerusalem. Working as a volunteer in the Temple Mount Sifting Project, he found a 3,000-year-old seal—engraved limestone about the size of a thimble, with a hole at one end so it could be hung from a string—from the time of King David. The artifact was nestled in the hundreds of tons of earth and rock that had been illegally excavated from below the Temple Mount in the late 1990s by the Muslim Waqf, a trust that retains authority over the contested site. The Temple Mount is sacred ground...
  • Palestine – Peres Trashes Rabin’s Oslo Accords Vision

    10/28/2015 5:34:55 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/28/15 | David Singer
    Rabin never offered any such two-state compromise Former Israeli President Shimon Peres has pre-empted the memorial rally this Saturday evening to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the assassination on 4 November 1995 of Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin - by writing – quite misleadingly - of Rabin’s vision in the Jerusalem Post this week. Former US president Bill Clinton, Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin and Yitzchak Rabin’s daughter - former deputy defence minister Dalia Rabin - are scheduled to participate in the rally – and hopefully will set the record straight.
  • Netanyahu: We Will Forever Live By The Sword, Indefinitely Control All Palestinian Territory

    10/27/2015 1:53:51 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 9 replies
    Mint Press News ^ | 10/27/2015 | IMEMC News
    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced his plan to control all of the territory and live forever by the sword. The remarks were reported in Haaretz newspaper, according to PNN, in an article by journalist Barak Ravid. Mr Ravid wrote: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that although he doesnt want a binational state, at this time we need to control all of the territory for the foreseeable future. MKs who took part in the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee meeting today (Monday) reportedly told Mr Ravid that Netanyahu had turned to the politicians present and...
  • Moral Dementia At Stanford and Berkeley

    10/24/2015 5:10:25 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 10/24/2015 | Richard L. Cravatts
    In a display of moral narcissism that British columnist Melanie Phillips has characterized as a dialogue of the demented, Stanford students staged a public protest on October 19th to once again denounce Israel and, presumably, to honor the slain homicidal Palestinians who have so far claimed the lives of 11 Israelis in a recent spate of violence in Jerusalem and parts of Judea and Samaria. The protest, organized by the vitriolic Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), followed in style and substance an equally debased display of moral self-righteousness at Berkeley, where a similar gathering on October 13th saw protesters...
  • 'Palestinian mufti convinced Hitler to massacre Europe's Jews' Netanyahu [Hitler/Islam Connection]

    10/21/2015 9:31:15 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 34 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 10/21/2015 | Staff
    Social media was abuzz on Wednesday following claims made by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Adolf Hitler initially had no intention of massacring European Jewry. In a speech to delegates at the 37th World Zionist Congress in Jerusalem on Tuesday, the premier claimed that Hitler's original intentions were solely to expel the Jews. According to Netanyahu, the Fuhrer changed his mind at the insistence of the Palestinian Arab leader at the time, Haj Amin al-Husseini, who argued that the expulsion of the Jews would result in their arrival en masse to Palestine, which at the time was under British Mandatory...
  • Who are the REAL Palestinians?

    10/21/2015 5:55:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | October 21, 2015 | Allen West
    The violence we are witnessing in the Middle East is horrific. Who would have thought in the 21st century we would have beheadings, crucifixions, rapes of women and girls, and the selling of women into slavery. Not to mention ancient historical artifacts destroyed along with ancient civilizations being driven from their ancestral homes. What is the worlds response? Little to nothing, unless you are Vladimir Putin, who of course is acting out of his own self-serving advancement. Then again, nature abhors a void and will always seek to fill it such is the case with Russia led by Putin....
  • Scandinavian Airlines Halts Flight to Israel

    10/19/2015 10:18:01 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 18 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 10/20/15 | Reut Hadar
    Scandinavian Airlines announces it will stop flying to Tel Aviv as of March, cites political instability. Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) announced on Monday it would be stopping its flights to Israel, citing political instability as being behind the decision. In addition to flights to the Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, the airline also announced it would no longer include Moscow and Ankara among its destinations either. Flights from Copenhagen to Tel Aviv will cease in March of 2016, the airline announced, a little more than three years after Scandinavian Airlines launched its flight to Israel. "The route to Tel Aviv...
  • The Benefit of ISIS

    10/18/2015 5:58:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | October 18, 2015 | Bruce Bialosky
    Most people reading that headline probably think what in Gods name could possibly be beneficial about a group of maniacs tearing up one of the most unstable areas of the world, while mass murdering thousands of people (mainly their co-religionists) in gruesome manners. Some of us live by the Spamalot song: Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life. In this case there are at least two direct benefits of ISIS. The first and the most prominent is the complete dismantling of the idea that peace in the Middle East will come if only the Israelis will make peace with...
  • Kerry, Israeli Arabs and the Separation Delusion

    10/17/2015 6:02:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | October 17, 2015 | Caroline Glick
    Israels political leaders have rightly expressed anger at the US State Departments hostile characterizations of the Palestinian terrorist onslaught. Secretary of State John Kerrys claims, parroted by his spokesmen, that Israel is either entirely to blame for Palestinian terrorism or shares the blame equally with the Palestinians, are baseless lies. Kerry and his spokesmen have alleged that the current Palestinian convulsion of murderous violence is a product of a massive increase in settlements. Yet as Haaretz reported this week, Israel has built fewer homes for Jews in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria since 2009, when Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu (and President...
  • Christ Jesus our Vault of Knowledge[ Charismatic Caucus]

    10/16/2015 1:15:17 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    My word of knowledge is found within the River of Revelation flowing from My Throne and its source( the Manifold Wisdom of My very Virtue Pure and Holy) and as my Scribes that carry The Signet ring that sings Selah( Let It Be So) You carry in your mouth the access of My Jot and Tittles of Restoration That I AM, For I AM The Answer(Foundation Stone) to all questions, strategies, blueprints and formulas for I AM The YES and AMEN of Everlasting that Graces all mercies and completes Fulfillment of Holy Truths . . . Revelation 22:1 22 Then...
  • A Neglected Factor in Palestinian Terrorism

    10/16/2015 7:56:38 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies ^ | October 16, 2015 | Michael Brown
    There are numerous factors that contribute to Palestinian terrorist attacks against Israel, including the history of the region, the Islamic religion, and the difficulties faced by Palestinians because of what they view as the occupation. But there is another important aspect of the conflict that cannot be ignored, namely, demographics. The inhabitants of the West Bank and Gaza Strip are disproportionately young, and a youth-heavy population is one that is typically marked by violence, rebellion, and social upheaval. In this case, most of the anger is directed towards Israel, making for a situation that could explode at any moment. Using...
  • Palestinian rioters torch Jewish holy site Joseph's Tomb [Messiah Ben Joseph]

    10/16/2015 7:25:44 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 4 replies
    BBC ^ | 10/16/2015 | Staff
    Palestinians have torched a Jewish holy site in the West Bank city of Nablus, amid soaring tensions with Israel. Rioters set fire to a tomb revered as that of the biblical figure Joseph. The site, where Jews go to pray, was badly damaged. It came hours after Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu called on the Palestinian leadership to stop a wave of attacks. Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas condemned the arson and said the site would be repaired. Elsewhere in the occupied West Bank, a Palestinian disguised as a news photographer stabbed and moderately wounded an Israeli soldier, the Israeli military said....

    10/16/2015 3:35:40 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 2 replies ^ | October 15, 2015 | Bruce Thornton
    Many of our policy debates and conflicts both domestic and foreign call on history to validate their positions. At home, crimes from the past like slavery and legal segregation are used to justify present policies ranging from racial set asides to housing regulations long after those institutions have been dismantled. Abroad, our jihadist enemies continually evoke the Crusades, colonialism, and imperialism as justifications for their violence. Yet the history used in such fashion is usually one-sided, simplistic, or downright false. Nor is the reason hard to find: as we read in 1984, Who controls the past . . . controls...
  • Islam Plans to Destroy Israel by 2022 [Psalms 83]

    10/15/2015 10:57:02 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 7 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 10/15/2015 | Giulio Meotti
    In front of the United Nations General Assembly, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not only stare for forty seconds into the eyes of the worlds representatives, charging them of having kept silent in the face of Irans promise to destroy Israel. Netanyahu also pulled out a book in Farsi. The author is the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and he writes that within 25 years there will be no more Israel. There is a date recurring obsessively in the proclamations of the leaders of the Arab-Islamic world: 2022. It is the year that they have reserved for the end of...
  • John Kerry is Stabbing Israel in the Back, Again

    10/15/2015 9:31:13 AM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 14 replies
    Israel News Agency ^ | October 15, 2015 | Daniel Tauber
    By Daniel Tauber Israel News AgencyJerusalem, Israel October 15, 2015 While Israelis are being chased by wild Palestinians armed with their kitchen knives, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is busy betraying Israel, again. Let us recall the first time Kerry betrayed Israel. Shortly after he was appointed Secretary of State, he initiated Israeli-Palestinian negotiations he believed could end a one-hundred year-old conflict in nine months. Though Israel had previously frozen Jewish construction in Judea for ten-months as part of a U.S. attempt to initiate negotiations, and although the Palestinian Authority still refused to negotiate, Kerry urged Israel...
  • BLM/Palestinian Video Released Amid Terror Attacks on Israelis

    10/14/2015 2:31:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | October 14, 2015 | Erin Aitcheson
    When I See Them I See Us is the newest catch phrase of Black Lives Matter and Pro-Palestinian activists. So what on earth do these two movements have in common? In a video released just today, African American and Palestinian activists answered that question. What do Gaza and Ferguson have to do with one another? If you ask the black and Palestinian artists and activists who just released a new solidarity video, a lot Harass, beaten, torture, dehumanized, stopped and frisked and the list goes on and on. In a nutshell, self-proclaimed victimhood. The solidarity video is aimed at...
  • Its a POGROM not an Intifada

    10/11/2015 7:18:58 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/11/15 | Diane Weber Bederman
    Pogrom: Jews defiling the Temple Mount with their "filthy feet." Dear Mr. Netanyahu: Its a POGROM not an Intifada The settlers presence is illegal, and therefore every measure taken against them is legitimate and legal. Another pogrom in the 21st century is taking place-in Israel the Jewish state. Its based on the latest blood libel-the Jews defiling the Temple Mount with their filthy feet. Here are some still shots of the video. The video has been removed because of the policy violation regarding hate speech.
  • Abbas Must Be Stopped

    10/09/2015 10:10:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | October 9, 2015 | Caroline Glick
    All the Palestinian terrorist attacks that have been carried out in recent weeks share one common feature. All the terrorists believe that by attacking Jews they are protecting the Temple Mount from destruction. And why shouldnt they believe this obscenity? Everywhere they go, every time they turn on their televisions, read the paper, go to school or the mosque they are told that the Jews are destroying al-Aksa Mosque. Al-Aksa, they are told, is in danger. They must take up arms to defend it from the Jews, whatever the cost. One man stands at the center of this blood libel....
  • PalestineUnited Nations Bedazzled By Abbas Word Wizardry

    10/04/2015 7:49:51 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/04/15 | David Singer
    Time the United Nations woke up and restored its own credibility. PLO Chairman Mahmoud Abbass speech to the UN General Assembly last week contained a concoction of half-truths and outright lies that everyone who listened to him should question. Here are some prize porkies: The question of Palestine was one of the first just issues brought before the United Nations from the time of its inception, and yet it remains unresolved until this moment
  • Palestine: Gaza, one year after, Palestinians still suffocated by Israeli occupation

    10/04/2015 3:02:44 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 15 replies
    A year after the 51-day war in Gaza, hundreds of Palestinians with devastating injuries from the Israeli assault still fill the waiting rooms of Mdecins Sans Frontires (MSF) in need of complex reconstructive surgeries and physical rehabilitation. With the continued blockade and siege of Gaza, it is as if the latest of round of Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed had just ended. Today, perhaps more than at any time in its 20-year history of providing medical and psychological care in Gaza and the West Bank, MSF sees how the suffering wrought by the Israeli occupation has become normalized and how an end to...
  • Obama Ignored Reids Request to Reject Resolution for Palestinian State Twice

    10/02/2015 5:58:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies ^ | October 2, 2015 | Cortney O'Brien
    A new report confirms more White House woes with our ally Israel. A Politico exclusive reveals that Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid confronted White House chief of staff Denis McDonough on two occasions to ask President Obama to reject a UN resolution that would grant Palestine statehood. Both times, Obama gave him the silent treatment. While Reid has previously shown his support for Israel, his latest request may not exactly have been for the Middle Eastern countrys best interests. The timing suggested he was trying to secure passage for the Iran Deal: The requests from Reid came as he was...
  • Abbas Should Have Been Jeered, Not Applauded, at the UN

    10/01/2015 11:58:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | October 1, 2015 | Jeff Jacoby
    MAHMOUD ABBAS addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday in his capacity as "President of State of Palestine," or so the official text posted on the UN website identifies him. In reality, Abbas is no more the lawful president of Palestine than George W. Bush is the lawful president of the United States. Both were sworn in for four-year terms in January 2005. Those terms expired more than six years ago. If Bush had appeared before the UN plenum this week and presumed to announce a change in American policy, he would have been thought delusional and jeered off...
  • Abbas says Palestinians no longer bound by pacts with Israel [Psalms 83]

    10/01/2015 9:26:11 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 9/30/2015 | ZEINA KARAM and KARIN LAUB
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told world leaders Wednesday that he is no longer bound by agreements that have defined relations with Israel for the past two decades and are meant to form the basis for a two-state solution to the Middle East conflict. But what sounded like a potentially explosive declaration was blunted by the lack of any detail on how he plans to move forward. Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Abbas said Israel had repeatedly violated its commitments, most notably by expanding settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, on lands the Palestinians...
  • Paris calls public school map showing Israel as Palestine a production error

    10/01/2015 8:24:49 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Jewish Telegraphic Agency ^ | September 29, 2015 8:42am
    Responding to parents who complained about the distribution at public schools of a map which labeled Israel as Palestine, the City of Paris said it was the result of a simple production error. The citys media department gave the explanation in a statement it published Friday about the distribution earlier this year to elementary school pupils of a calendar that contains a map of Europe and parts of the Middle East. The map, which ends north of central Israel and the West Bank, designates the territory of Israel included in it as Palestine, alongside Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Turkey. In...
  • The Delusional State of Denial

    10/01/2015 7:25:14 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/01/15 | Barry Shaw
    Palestinian leadership, in all its ugly forms, imposes on us the infamous four Ds. Not of the creation of their own state, but the deconstruction of ours. Demonization. Delegitimization, Denial. Death They deny our existence. They deny our heritage. They deny out history, our belonging. They even deny the walls and shrines that scream our name. Its not some state created in peace that they want. It is a delusional dream in which Israel doesnt exist. Its not Filastin. Its Fantasy Land. And we are expected to play along with this deception, to ignore our own rights. Dispense with our...
  • Palestinian Flag Raised at United Nations Headquarters for 1st Time in New York City

    09/30/2015 11:40:12 AM PDT · by pabianice · 21 replies
    Facebook ^ | 9/30/15
    The Palestinian flag was raised at the U.N. in a ceremony attended by President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas, who said it was "a most emotional and proud day..." ...Speaking to the crowd, Abbas dedicated the ceremony to the martyrs, the prisoners and the wounded, and to those who gave their lives while trying to raise this flag. Hundreds of Palestinians assembled in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah, where they watched the flag-raising on a large screen set up in Yasser Arafat Square. The mood is festive, reported Al Jazeeras Imtiaz Tyab, adding that families sang along...
  • Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority President, Says Hes No Longer Bound by Oslo Accords

    09/30/2015 12:50:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The New York Times ^ | September 30, 2015 | Rick Gladstone and Jodi Rudoren
    Demonstrating a new level of tension with Israel, President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority declared Wednesday that it was no longer bound by the Oslo Peace Accords and subsequent agreements that formed the basis for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In his annual General Assembly speech, Mr. Abbas accused Israel of having violated these pacts, which date back two decades and outline security, economic and other arrangements in the Palestinian territories occupied by Israel during and after the 1967 war. He asserted that there was no reason that the Palestinians should remain faithful to them as long...
  • Why Jeremy Corbyn Scares British Jews So Much

    09/17/2015 3:55:37 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 12 replies ^ | September 13, 2015 | Liam Hoare
    His politics are that of principled rebellion. Between 2005 and 2010, when Labour was in government, Corbyn voted against party lines 25% of the time. Known for his anti-war politics, he has publicly supported both the Palestine Solidarity Campaign and Irish republicans. In 1996 the Guardian editorialized that his ill-timed meeting with Gerry Adams of Sinn Fein made him a fool whom the Labour Party would probably be better off without. Now, with the party in disarray, Corbyn has come out of obscurity to become Labours next leader and British Jewry is worried. In a recent Survation poll, 67%...
  • UN Overwhelmingly Approves Raising Palestinian Flag

    09/10/2015 3:53:54 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 12 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 11/9/15 | Elad Benari
    The United Nations voted in favor of allowing the Palestinian flag to be raised at its headquarters in New York. Unsurprisingly, the resolution passed with an overwhelming majority, with 119 countries voting in favor, 8 voting against, and 45 abstaining. Among the countries that voted against were Israel, Canada, and the United States. The draft resolution presented last week to the General Assembly would allow the flags of the Palestinian Authority (PA) and of the Holy See to be hoisted alongside those of the 193 member states. Both the Vatican and "Palestine" have non-member observer status at the United Nations....
  • Rivlin: Israel has 'right' to settle in West Bank [Psalms 60]

    08/25/2015 7:15:32 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 20 replies
    YNet News ^ | 8/25/2015 | Staff
    President Reuven Rivlin said during talks with settler leaders on Monday that Israel had a "right" to build settlements in the West Bank, his office said in a statement. "I love the land of Israel with all my heart. I have never and will never give up on this land. For me, our right to this land is not a matter of political debate. It is a basic fact of modern Zionism," Rivlin said, For Rivlin the "land of Israel" includes the West Bank, where Jewish settlements are considered illegal under international law. "We must not give anyone the sense...
  • US troubled by Israeli Demolitions of Illegal Palestinian Homes [Zechariah 12]

    08/21/2015 10:56:40 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 19 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 8/21/2015 | TOVAH LAZAROFF
    The United States said Thursday it was concerned by the number of illegal Palestinian residential structures Israel demolished this month in the West Bank and east Jerusalem. We are also very troubled by the recent escalation of demolitions and evictions, which include the destruction of dozens of structures and the displacement of over 150 people in the West Bank and east Jerusalem this month alone, US State Department Spokesperson John Kirby said on Thursday. Such demolitions and evictions are harmful and provocative and indicative of a damaging trend, particularly given settlement-related activity and continued construction in the West Bank and...
  • A New Low? UN Report Suggests Israel Caused Gazas Rising Infant Death Rate, Doesnt Mention Hamas

    08/18/2015 8:01:45 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 08/18/2015 | by Claudia Rosett
    File this one under “UN Sleaze,” or perhaps under “UNRWA’s Use of Dead Infants to Defend and Abet Terrorists.” Though even that may be putting it too mildly.In the run-up to next month’s annual opening of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the latest Israel-trashing report from the propaganda mills of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has been released. This one’s a doozy, summed up by an UNRWA press release [1] dated August 8 with the headline: “INFANT MORTALITY RATE RISES IN GAZA FOR THE FIRST TIME IN...
  • Obama Admin Urges Court to Block Restitution to Terror Victims [semi-satire]

    08/15/2015 12:42:07 PM PDT · by John Semmens
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 15 Aug 2015 | John Semmens
    Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken argued against the imposition of jury-awarded damages to the victims of Palestinian terrorist attacks in 2002-2004. The jury award of more than $200 million in actual damages to ten families with three dozen injured, maimed, or killed is vigorously opposed by the Obama Administration. Despite proclaiming its sympathy for the victims, the Administration seeks to void the damage award because, according to Blinken, the amount represents a significant share of the Palestinian Authoritys annual budget. The loss of so large an amount would seriously infringe upon the PAs ability to carry out its functions....
  • Palestine: More Straight TalkingLess Doublespeak

    08/13/2015 4:52:16 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/13/15 | David Singer
    Western democracies supporting this disingenuous state of affairs should hang their heads in shame. Unless they engage in more straight talking and less doublespeak-- any negotiated two-state solution will remain pure fantasy The well-publicised secret meeting recently held in Jordan between Israels newest negotiations Minister Silvan Shalom and perennial PLO chief negotiator Saeb Erekat is but the latest in a 20 years old meaningless talkfest that has seen little tangible signs of ending the 100 years old Jewish-Arab conflictdespite two offers made by Israel in 2000/2001 and 2008 and rejected by the Palestinian Authority. Talks have been conducted on Israels...
  • Stop Throwing Good Money After Bad to UN Palestinian Refugee Agency

    08/13/2015 3:24:35 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/13/15 | Joseph A. Klein
    UNRWAs latest appeal for more than $100 million in special additional funding should be treated in the same way as the boy who cried wolf The United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA, which serves Palestinian refugees, is constantly complaining of budget deficits. No matter how much money it sucks out of the United States, European Union countries and other donors, it is never enough. It is always pleading for more money, which it is continuing to do today with another one of its special appeals. It is time to stop throwing good money after bad to this dysfunctional UN...
  • Why Israel is treated so poorly by other nations and the media

    07/28/2015 8:54:24 AM PDT · by Zenjitsuman · 8 replies
    Jpost | 7/28 | Justin Amler
    Article written by: Justin Amler is a South African born, Melbourne based writer who has lived in South Africa, New Zealand and Australia. Such is the truth about the way Israel is looked upon by the nations of the world - Read below: Israel does not have a right to defend itself. It has no right to protect its people. It has no right to freedom and it has no right to peace. It has no right to build houses. It has no right to use its water resources, and it has no right to grow crops. It also has...
  • America's Long Middle Eastern Romance

    03/16/2003 6:49:54 AM PST · by Pharmboy · 11 replies · 395+ views
    The New York Times (Week in Review) ^ | March 16, 2003 | MICHAEL B. OREN
    JERUSALEM Muslim militants, evoking a jihadist pretext and backed by rogue states, are attacking vital Western interests. The president of the United States fails to convince Europe to join a coalition to confront the aggressors. No, this is not President Bush versus Saddam Hussein, but Thomas Jefferson versus the Barbary pirates of North Africa, who were plundering Western ships and enslaving their crews. When Jefferson proposed creating a multilateral force to stop the pirates, Europe went on bribing them. "This is money thrown away," Jefferson concluded, before ordering the Navy into action. On Aug. 1, 1801, the first American...
  • If ISIS Doesnt Liberate Palestine Who Will?

    07/04/2015 8:50:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies ^ | July 4, 2015 | Franklin Lamb
    Ein el Helwe Palestinian camp, Lebanon: This is one of the questions ricocheting between Palestinians in Syria and Lebanon, posed also by ISIS (Daish) operatives, as the hot summer months and plummeting quality of existence raise tensions in the refugee camps and social gatherings. With its resilience, on-the-ground achievements, adaptability, global franchising, copy-cat knock-offs, chameleon-like adaptations, combinations and permutations, and slick honing of medium and message, ISIS is offering oppressed and desperate populations in this region both hope and fantasy for escaping their deepening misery. The dream is to escape abject poverty and indignity by any means necessary, and joining...
  • The Vatican Wants the Temple Mount Taken From the Jews [Revelation 11]

    07/02/2015 9:30:01 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 42 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 6/30/2015 | Giulio Meotti
    In 2000, speaking in a mosque in Palestinian-held Ramallah, Yasser Arafat declared, No one will succeed in removing us from our land, including Jerusalem, and the Palestinian flag will fly from the Temple Mount and from the churches in Jerusalem. Arafat could say that because he had won the Vatican's support for his terroristic strategy. On June 26th, 2015, the Vatican signed its first treaty with the State of Palestine. It is the logical conclusion of a long path. When the pontiff John Paul II ascended to the Temple Mount in 2000, Judaisms most holy site, he wasnt welcomed by...
  • Vatican signs treaty with "State of Palestine"

    06/26/2015 6:33:39 AM PDT · by Dr. Thorne · 35 replies
    AP ^ | 6/26/2016 | Nicole Winfield
    VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The Vatican signed a treaty with the "State of Palestine" on Friday, saying it hoped its legal recognition of the state would help stimulate peace with Israel and that the treaty itself would serve as a model for other Mideast countries. Vatican Foreign Minister Paul Gallagher and his Palestinian counterpart, Riad al-Malki, signed the treaty at a ceremony inside the Vatican.
  • Sheikh Pronounces Blood Libel During Sermon on the Temple Mount [Ezekiel 35 - Projection]

    06/10/2015 8:59:13 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 9 replies
    Breaking Israel News ^ | 6/10/2015 | Raphael Poch
    Accusations of anti-Semitism were leveled against a Muslim preacher on Wednesday, who revived Medieval blood libels against Jews in a sermon he made on the Temple Mount earlier. The preacher, Sheikh Khaled al-Mughrabi, who teaches religious classes on the mount and is an employee of the Waqf Temple Mount oversight organization, was accused of being an anti-Semite for the comments he made to his congregants. Palestinian Media Watch translated a lecture that had been published online, in which Mughrabi accused Jews of the age-old European anti-Semitic claim of slaughtering gentile children and draining their blood for use in Passover matzot....
  • Obama Bashing Netanyahu For Embracing Security Demonstrates Unrealistic Policies

    06/04/2015 12:22:28 PM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 14 replies
    Israel News Agency ^ | June 4, 2015 | Joel Leyden
    By Joel Leyden Israel News AgencyJerusalem, Israel June 4, 2015 US President Obama appeared in a prime-time interview on Israels Channel 2 TV, accusing Netanyahus government of acting too often out of fear of terrorism. I think Prime Minister Netanyahu is somebody whos predisposed to think of security first; to think perhaps that peace is naive; to see the worst possibilities as opposed to the best possibilities in Arab partners or Palestinian partners, Obama said. And so I do think that, right now, those politics and those fears are driving the governments response. As Obama was bashing Netanyahu...
  • Obama raises possibility of allowing U.N. vote on Palestinian statehood

    06/03/2015 1:28:34 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 13 replies
    la times ^ | june 2, 2015 | CHRISTI PARSONSANDMICHAEL A. MEMOLI
    President Obama took a step toward a tougher line with Israel in an interview released Tuesday, raising the possibility that the U.S. will allow a United Nations vote on issues related to the Palestinians if the two sides make no meaningful movement toward peace. In an interview with an Israeli television station, Obama noted that his administration has up until this point quashed such efforts at the U.N. while insisting that the Israelis and Palestinians must negotiate a resolution. But he said it is a challenge for the U.S. to keep demanding that the Palestinians negotiate in good faith if...
  • Palestine - Netanyahu Goes For Gold In Shoot-Off With Obama

    05/28/2015 4:35:47 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/28/15 | David Singer
    Let the shoot-off with the reluctant and recalcitrant Obama administration begin Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahus appointment of former United Nations ambassador Dore Gold to head up Israels Foreign Ministry - ensures that Israel will be confronting President Obama as he continues attempting to deviate from the commitments made to Israel by his predecessor President Bush in a letter dated 14 April to former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon (Bush Commitments). The Bush Commitments acknowledged the risks involved in Israel unilaterally disengaging from Gaza and evacuating the 8000 Jews who had established 21 settlements there over the preceding 35 years whilst...
  • The Brownshirts of Our Time [liberal intolerance]

    05/27/2015 6:49:04 PM PDT · by SJackson · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 26 May 2015 | Dr. Phyllis Chesler
    On Saturday evening, November 8, 2003, I addressed a free-standing feminist networking conference of mainly African-American and Hispanic-American women at Barnard College. The conference was sponsored by WERISE (Women Empowered through Revolutionary Ideas Supporting Enterprise), which was described as a grassroots, multi-cultural, multi-generational, and multi-disciplinary organization for women in the arts. The women ranged in age from 20 to 65 and were dressed in corporate business suits, colorful African and ethnic attire, and youthful jeans. A few days before the conference one of the organizers asked me about my most recent book and I told her it was The New...
  • Pope Francis Did NOT Call Abbas an Angel of Peace

    05/18/2015 7:56:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    National Review ^ | 05/18/2015 | Ellen Carmichael
    Sunday morning, Americans awakened to headlines proclaiming that Pope Francis had called Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas an angel of peace during an event at the Vatican the day before. News organizations gleefully printed this claim across newspapers and news sites around the globe. Agence France-Presses headline: Pope meets angel of peace Abbas after treaty announcement. BBC: Pope Francis calls Palestinians Abbas angel of peace. The New York Times: In Vatican, Abbas Is Praised as Angel of Peace. Even Jonathan S. Tobin of Commentary magazine published a piece entitled, Sorry, Your Holiness, But Abbas Is No Angel. Of course,...
  • Homicide Rate Four Times Higher in Palestinian Authority Than in Israel

    05/17/2015 11:12:40 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    INN ^ | 5/17/2015, 12:11 PM | Tova Dvorin
    Murder rates were four times as high in the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Gaza than in Israel in 2012, according to a new study on homicide released last week. The findings are part of a global study on homicide by the Igarap Institute, a Brazilian think tank. [] 134 people were killed in Israel in 2012, according to this databaseassuming it is not including terror victimsat a rate of 1.8 murders per 100,000 people. By contrast, 312 people were killed in the PA that same year, or a staggering 7.4 murders per 100,000 people.