Tag Archives: rejectionism

Turning the tables Part II: US Rejecting the Palestinian right of return, defunding UNRWA

The basis of the Palestinians’ grievance against Israel is their claim to their “right of return” to what was once “Palestine”.  Their demand is claimed not only for the original half-million or so refugees of 1948, but – uniquely for … Continue reading

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Resolution 2334: Support from our friends in New Zealand

After UNSC Resolution 2334 passed, with the sponsorship of New Zealand among others, large protests against the government’s sponsorship of Resolution 2334 and in support of Israel took place outside the New Zealand parliament. A New Zealand reader of mine, … Continue reading

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Kaf tet beNovember, the Palestinians want a do-over and the UN cooperates

It’s that strangely titled day again, Kaf Tet beNovember, the 29th of November when Israel mixes the Hebrew letter-numbering system of the Jewish calendar to mark a civil calendar date. On this day in 1947 the UN voted for partition of … Continue reading

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Melanie Phillips puts the Middle East conflict into the right perspective

The British pro-Israel advocacy organization Campaign4Truth  (follow them at their Facebook page at the link) recently held an evening of debate of “The Two State Solution – dead or alive?,” the videos of which Brian of London posted at Israellycool, … Continue reading

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Explaining Palestinian refusal to recognize Israel as a Jewish state

One of Israel’s key demands from the Palestinians as part of the negotiations for a peace agreement is that the Palestinians recognize Israel as a Jewish state.  Possibly because of poor wording, and most definitely because of an animus towards … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Palestinians – the people who always refuse a state

This is another guest post by frequent contributor and reader Brian Goldfarb. Abba Eban it was who came up with two of the greatest quotes on the post-1967 Israel/Palestine situation. The first was that “I think that this is the … Continue reading

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