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Posts Tagged: israel

August 21, 2019 9:16 am

Banning Tlaib and Omar: Israel’s Self-Inflicted Black Eye - In the aftermath of Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s rejection of Israel’s offer to visit her ailing grandmother, it’s important to step back and...

August 21, 2019 8:37 am

Presidential Candidates and the Sacred Cow of ‘Occupation’

Even before blasting Israel’s decision to bar Democratic US Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib -- supporters of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement...

August 20, 2019 9:29 am

Israel to Award $2.6 Million to a Supermarket Chain That Commits to Using More Packaging

CTech - The Israeli government wants to see local food retailers use more packaging. On Sunday, Israel’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development announced it...

August 20, 2019 5:08 am

Six Facts About Israelis, and One About Palestinians, That the Media Ignores

Here are six basic facts about Israelis, and one about Palestinians, that are hardly mentioned in the media or at universities. This refusal to report...

August 20, 2019 4:48 am

End Which Occupation? - It seems that just about everyone wants to “end the occupation” in Israel. The call rings out from the editorial pages of The New...

August 19, 2019 10:58 am

On State Visit, PM Netanyahu, Ukranian President Zelensky Honor Jewish Victims of Nazis at Babi Yar

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky attended a memorial ceremony at Babi Yar, where thousands of Jews were massacred in 1941...

August 19, 2019 4:31 am

What Should We Learn from the Gaza Disengagement?

In the summer of 2005, as Israel’s unilateral disengagement from Gaza drew near, the self-styled “Council for Peace and Security” issued a declaration -- signed...

August 18, 2019 5:27 am

Superficial Media Reporting on the Tlaib and Omar Story

On August 15, the BBC News website published a report headlined “Israel bars Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting” on its "Middle East" page....

August 18, 2019 4:58 am

The Palestinians, Happiness, and the ‘Occupation’

It might sound frivolous to attempt to measure happiness. Still, for a Columbia University think tank and two respectable Canadian policy institutes, the measuring of...

August 17, 2019 2:47 pm

‘May God Ruin Trump,’ Tlaib’s Grandmother Says

Sitting under an olive tree in the disputed West Bank, Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the...

August 16, 2019 2:40 pm

Pro-Israel Scholars Counter Move by Major US Academic Association to Boycott Israel

Pro-Israel professors are once again gearing up to prevent the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaign from hijacking an upcoming academic association conference. The Academic Engagement...

August 16, 2019 8:28 am

The Washington Post Bars the Truth About Israel

You can tell a lot about a news outlet by what it chooses to cover -- and even more by what it chooses to ignore....

August 15, 2019 2:33 am

Palestinians: Palestine Would Be a Beacon of Light of Liberalism to the World — If It Wasn’t for Evil Racist Israel

The recent UN Human Rights Council (UNHCR) meeting looking at the policies of the Palestinian Authority (PA) on fighting racism and bigotry in its society...

August 14, 2019 6:52 am

Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism: Attacking the ‘Chosen’ - The furor in recent days over a viciously antisemitic article in a left-wing Belgian newspaper centered on the writer’s use of a mangled...


Bringing Young, Diverse Jews Together — Over Kugel

Simone Weichselbaum and Yossi Rosenberg decided it was time to shake things up. The best friends wanted to hold events...

Top This? Presidential Candidates Get Covered in Yiddishkeit - Along with giving out kipot to put on one’s head, Marc Daniels, a published author and the director...


Israel’s Netanyahu Praises Trump for Announcement of Bolstered Iran S...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised US President Donald Trump for announcing his intention to bolster sanctions on the Tehran...


Following Summer Protests, Support for Likud Falls Among Ethiopian Israelis

Following several months of upheaval and protest, Ethiopian Israelis appeared to be leaving their traditional political home in the Likud party in Tuesday's Knesset elections. The Israeli daily Yediot Ahronot reported...

Middle East

Erdogan Says 2-3 Million Syrian Refugees in Turkey, Europe Can Be Resettled...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that a planned "safe zone" in northern Syria could host 2-3 million...

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