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Anti-Israel Movement Based on Fallacies

Posted by JCOPrss 1 day 19 hours ago Jewish World News| antiisrael movement based fallacies All
http://chicago.suntimes.com — (Chicago Sun-Times) Steve Huntley -The BDS movement is based on two fallacies. First, Israel doesn't do enough to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Second, all Israeli "settlements" in the West Bank are illegal and should be abandoned in any negotiated peace agreement. Yet it is the Palestinians who have been the obstacle to ending the conflict and establishing a Palestinian state. Israel of Read More
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Israeli Convicts Work with the Disabled

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http://www.israel21c.org — (Israel21c) Abigail Klein Leichman - Three times a week, 26 non-violent prisoners from Israeli jails shed their inmate garb and travel to the ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran rehabilitative village for severely disabled Israelis founded by Maj.-Gen. (res.) Doron Almog. "This is a wonderful way to rehabilitate prisoners," says ALEH-Negev CEO Masada Sekely. "There is a long line of people who want to partic Read More
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Time for International Recognition of Israeli Rule on the Golan Heights

Posted by JCOPrss 1 day 19 hours ago Jewish World News| time international recognition israeli rule golan heights All
http://www.haaretz.com — (Ha'aretz) Zvi Hauser - Syria used to exist, but soon will no longer exist. The validity of the arrangements that defined borders in the Middle East after World War I has expired. In the Golan Heights there is no core element of ruling another people; the 22,000 Druze who are fortunate enough to live on the Israeli side of the Golan Heights are entitled to full Israeli citizenship. The region has Read More
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Firebombs believed to be cause of Jerusalem-area blazes

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http://www.ynetnews.com — Arson by Palestinians suspected after over 100 hectares of woodlands go up in flames in less than a week. Read More
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The Palestinian Case Against BDS

Posted by JCOPrss 2 days ago Jewish World News| the palestinian case bds All
http://www.washingtoninstitute.org — (Washington Institute for Near East Policy) Bassem Eid - As a Palestinian dedicated to working for peace and reconciliation between my people and our Israeli neighbors, I do not believe that the BDS advocates are helping our cause. On the contrary, they are just creating more hatred, enmity, and polarization. Recently, when I was asked to talk at the University of Johannesburg in South Africa Read More
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Does Israel Actually Occupy Gaza?

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http://www.washingtonpost.com — (Washington Post) Ruth Eglash - The UN calls Gaza occupied territory, saying it does not matter that Israeli soldiers are not based inside the strip; they have "effective control." Israelis, however, argue that their withdrawal from Gaza 10 years ago means that the enclave is not occupied. In 2005, Israel dismantled 21 Jewish settlements, pulled troops out, and handed the area over to the Palesti Read More
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Why Flotillas Sail to Gaza, Not Syria

Posted by JCOPrss 2 days ago Jewish World News| why flotillas sail gaza syria All
https://www.commentarymagazine.com — (Commentary) Jonathan S. Tobin - The latest publicity stunt by pro-Palestinian activists ended harmlessly as the Israel Navy intercepted a ship off the coast of Gaza that was attempting to break the blockade. But, like previous Gaza flotillas, the effort has little to do with the plight of the people of Gaza and everything to do with the long war being waged to end Israel's existence. More to the Read More
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Iran's Intentions: In Defense of Pessimism

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http://www.the-american-interest.com — (American Interest) Jeffrey Herf - Since 1979, the leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran have said many despicable things about the State of Israel, including that they want to see what they call a "cancer" removed from the Middle East. In Washington and the capitals of Europe, we are told that our fears are misplaced and even a bit hysterical. The Iran debate is about whether the leaders of th Read More
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