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The Settlements: Self-Entrapment of Existential Proportions

Israel’s continued settlement activity -- whether retroactively approving "unauthorized" outposts or advancing plans for new units -- represents yet another nail in the coffin of the peace process....

September 9, 2016 4:20 am
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More Media Double Standards on Television

Further examples of the double standard evident in the BBC’s use of the term "terrorism" were recently supplied by a series of programs broadcast on BBC Radio 4. On August 29, the station’s consumer affairs program...

Israel Police Rewards Rioters by Forbidding Jewish Prayer in Muslim Quarter

Arutz-7 reports: A ban on Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount has been extended to the Muslim Quarter of the Old City, police officials say, justifying the series of recent arrests of Jews praying outside of entrances...

BDS Fails, August 2016

This is the latest installment of an ongoing series of posts documenting BDS fails. Political BDS Fails 1. Benjamin Netanyahu accepts invitation to be the first Israeli PM to visit Australia Benjamin Netanyahu has accepted an invitation [that will mark] the first official visit to Australia...

September 7, 2016 6:09 am
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Irony: ISIS Imposes a Partial Ban on Burqas

Before getting to the news item at hand, a personal preface: I am frustrated that Westerners...

September 6, 2016 5:38 am
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Analyzing a New UN Report for Truth and Lies About Israel

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development has issued a "Report on UNCTAD assistance to...

September 6, 2016 5:24 am
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Palestinians Complain Their Textbooks Aren’t Anti-Israel Enough

There was a wave of complaints by educators and parents about the newest official Palestinian Authority textbooks, according...

September 6, 2016 5:12 am
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A New Guardian ‘Journalist’ Is Revealed to Be an Anti-Zionist Extremist

The magazine Private Eye noted the “oddly partisan” nature of a Guardian article ("Corbyn joins seatless commuters on floor for...

September 6, 2016 5:04 am
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Palestinian Payments to Terrorists Are in the News — But Not at the BBC

The Times of Israel’s Raphael Ahren reports: The German government has for the first time admitted that...

September 9, 2016 4:20 am
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The Settlements: Self-Entrapment of Existential Proportions

Israel’s continued settlement activity -- whether retroactively approving "unauthorized" outposts or advancing plans for new units -- represents yet another nail in the coffin of the peace process. The...

September 8, 2016 6:31 am
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More Media Double Standards on Television

Further examples of the double standard evident in the BBC’s use of the term "terrorism" were recently supplied by a series of programs broadcast on...

September 8, 2016 6:20 am
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Israel Police Rewards Rioters by Forbidding Jewish Prayer in Muslim Quarter

Arutz-7 reports: A ban on Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount has been extended to the Muslim Quarter of the Old City, police officials say, justifying the...

September 7, 2016 2:39 pm
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BDS Fails, August 2016

This is the latest installment of an ongoing series of posts documenting BDS fails. Political BDS Fails 1. Benjamin Netanyahu accepts invitation to be the first Israeli PM to visit Australia Benjamin Netanyahu has accepted...

September 7, 2016 6:09 am
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Irony: ISIS Imposes a Partial Ban on Burqas

Before getting to the news item at hand, a personal preface: I am frustrated that Westerners don't perceive the obvious point that burqas and niqabs, both...

September 6, 2016 5:38 am
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Analyzing a New UN Report for Truth and Lies About Israel

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development has issued a "Report on UNCTAD assistance to the Palestinian people: Developments in the economy of the Occupied...

September 6, 2016 5:24 am
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Palestinians Complain Their Textbooks Aren’t Anti-Israel Enough

There was a wave of complaints by educators and parents about the newest official Palestinian Authority textbooks, according to Palestine Today. Some of the complaints were about basic errors...

September 6, 2016 5:12 am
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A New Guardian ‘Journalist’ Is Revealed to Be an Anti-Zionist Extremist

The magazine Private Eye noted the “oddly partisan” nature of a Guardian article ("Corbyn joins seatless commuters on floor for three-hour train journey," Aug. 16th), which characterized the Labour Party...

September 6, 2016 5:04 am
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Palestinian Payments to Terrorists Are in the News — But Not at the BBC

The Times of Israel’s Raphael Ahren reports: The German government has for the first time admitted that the Palestinian Authority likely grants financial support to terrorists and...

September 5, 2016 6:53 am
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The Dismissal of a $655 Million Terrorism Judgment Against the PA Sets a Bad Precedent

JNS.org - An Israeli legal rights NGO and an attorney, who together won the largest judgment ever against the Palestinian Authority (PA) in America, say a...

September 5, 2016 6:49 am
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SPME BDS Monitor: The Movement for Black Lives Officially Joins the Anti-Israel Bandwagon

August saw dramatic BDS developments as the Movement for Black Lives' accusations that Israel committed “genocide” alienated Jewish supporters. Hacked files showing that the Open Society...

September 2, 2016 3:28 am
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The Crown Heights Riots, 25 Years Later

There is no shortage of reminders these days about how easily peace can turn into violence. Protests turn into disturbances very easily -- all too often resulting in...

Culture

Jewish Philanthropists Pledge $14 Million to Israeli-American Community

JNS.org - Republican-Jewish philanthropists Sheldon and Dr. Miriam Adelson are pledging $14 million...

Barbara Streisand, Sharon Stone, Larry King Among Celebrities Mourning Shimon Peres

A number of leading celebrities took to social media on Wednesday to express their condolences...

Features

Israel’s National Baseball Team Aims to Inspire Next Generation of Athletes

Members of Israel's national baseball team, which on Sunday won the qualifying tournament for the 2017...

Jewish Agency’s Future in Question With Sharansky’s Departure

JNS.org - Announcing his pending retirement during an interview last week, the Jewish Agency...

Israel

Former US Middle East Negotiator: Shimon Peres Was the ‘Forrest Gump ...

The late former Israeli President Shimon Peres was a “truly consequential” figure who played an “inextricable” role in the transformation...

Middle East

Netanyahu Approves Abbas Request to Travel to Peres Funeral

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas sent a request Thursday to attend the funeral of former President Shimon Peres on Friday alongside four other Palestinian officials. The request was sent to Maj....

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