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Posts Tagged: history of Palestine

March 7, 2018 11:32 am

The Abbas Mythology

A recent article in The Atlantic about “The Tragedy of Mahmoud Abbas” noted: “In him, the world saw a reformist, a leader who could get the Palestinians...

March 2, 2018 11:12 am

Mahmoud Abbas and the False Palestinian Link to the Jebusites

Abu Mazen is at it again, claiming that Palestinians are descended from the Canaanite tribe of the Jebusites. These claims echo those made by Yasser...

December 27, 2017 2:14 pm

Ten Basic Facts About the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

In all the discussion about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- and the quest for a solution -- some basic facts are too often missing, neglected, downplayed or skewed. Not...

November 9, 2017 4:30 pm

Arabs and Turks Welcomed the Balfour Declaration

"One hundred years have passed since the notorious Balfour Declaration, by which Britain gave, without any right, authority or consent from anyone, the land of...

November 8, 2017 3:25 pm

How Balfour Shaped History

A mere 67 words helped alter the course of history. One hundred years ago this past week -- on November 2, 1917 -- the Balfour Declaration was issued, declaring British support for...

November 3, 2017 11:23 am

Abbas’ Guardian Op-Ed Illustrates the Dishonesty of the ‘Palestinian Narrative’

The Guardian’s efforts to amplify the "injustice" of Israel’s continued existence in the context of the Balfour Centennial went into high gear when they published an op-ed  by Palestinian Authority President...

August 30, 2017 10:29 am

J Street Rewrites History to Create ‘Palestine’ - The US government's reluctance to demand the immediate creation of a Palestinian state has sent J Street into a panic. With its candidates having...

June 2, 2017 11:11 am

The Lessons and Consequences of the Six-Day War

When you mention history, it can trigger a roll of the eyes. Add the Middle East to the equation, and folks might start running for...

September 11, 2016 2:23 pm

We Never Left: The Jews’ Continuous Presence in the Land of Israel

Early in his first term, President Obama told the whole world in his speech from Cairo: “It is easy to point fingers -- for Palestinians to point...

August 19, 2016 2:27 am

Macmillan Geography Textbook Filled With Anti-Israel Lies

Here are the first paragraphs of a section on terrorism written in the textbook World Regional Geography (with Subregions), 4th edition by Lydia Mihelic Pulsipher, Alex...

July 29, 2016 4:24 am

The Palestinian Distortion of the Balfour Declaration

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki has threatened to sue Britain for issuing the 1917 Balfour Declaration because, he claims, that it led to mass Jewish immigration...

June 1, 2016 4:40 pm

The Palestinian History Hoax

Those crazy Palestinians! In a region literally exploding with practical jokers, they’ve again mastered this lowest form of humor. And they did it by ensnaring the...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...