Tag Archives: Palestine

My Letter to the Editor: Palestinian statehood and Israeli historical rights

A Jerusalem Post reader by the name of James Adler is a regular letter writer to the newspaper. Unfortunately Mr. Adler’s view of the Middle East tends to the extreme dovish left, even though he is obviously a Zionist and … Continue reading

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Those settlement-building announcements – they’re recycled over and over

Remember last week’s horrific release of 26 murderous terrorists in exchange for “peace negotiations”? (How could anyone forget). In the government’s mistaken way of thinking, in order to make the release more palatable for the Israeli “right wing” (an egregious … Continue reading

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UN Rapporteur Richard Falk attempts to silence UN Watch

The vile Richard Falk, the UN’s “Special Rapporteur on Palestinian Human Rights” (the Palestinians being the only people entitled to their own personal rapporteur), notorious for his extreme anti-Israel prejudice, is now trying to shut down UN Watch, the organization … Continue reading

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How the media narrative on Israel has changed over 65 years

In honour of Israel’s 65th birthday (according to the Gregorian calendar), Life Magazine has published a series of fascinating photos (and at least one extremely graphic and gory one) from those early days. Click on this link to view the … Continue reading

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Who’s meddling in Israel’s elections?

The Israeli general elections are just around the corner, due to take place next Tuesday, 22nd January. Campaigning is in high gear and party political broadcasts are dominating the media in all its forms.  All this is perfectly acceptable in … Continue reading

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Why the two-state solution is a non-starter

I am not a supporter of the Two State solution (i.e. one Jewish democratic state for Israel and one state for the Palestinians, which are intended to live side by side in peace and security) because it has always seemed obvious … Continue reading

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