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  • Kids’ book called ‘P is for Palestine’ is stirring up outrage among moms

    11/19/2017 9:55:49 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 7 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 19, 2017 | Sara Dorn and Stephanie Pagones
    A children’s book titled “P is for Palestine” is infuriating some New York Jewish mothers — who charge that it’s nothing but anti-Semitic propaganda disguised as a kids’ alphabet book. “Omg. Crazy. I’m livid at this,’’ one woman wrote on Facebook. “I can’t believe it’s real and in NYC!” Another post reads, “You have gall advertising your incredibly politically insensitive book on this site. “You must have known you would be igniting a political firestorm by posting that in the hopes of drumming up sales for your ridiculous book . . .It’s disgraceful.’’ And still another Facebook user wrote, “A...
  • Human error wipes Israel off the map

    11/13/2017 9:43:50 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/13/17 | David Singer
    Media Watch certainly needs to issue a clarification and apology Australia’s national news broadcaster (“ABC”) has belatedly admitted that “human error” wiped Israel off this map. This admission came during the investigation of a complaint lodged by me concerning a segment aired on Media Watch featuring the above map titled “Misplaced map outrage” Audience and Consumer Affairs (“AACA”) - a unit separate to and independent of the content making areas of the ABC – dealt with my complaint alleging that Media Watch had breached the ABC’s editorial standards of accuracy.
  • Tensions High as Israel Destroys Palestinian Terror Tunnel

    10/31/2017 7:51:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 10/31/2017 | Ari Lieberman
    At least seven Palestinian terrorists were killed and 12 injured hours ago after the Israeli Army discovered a terror tunnel that extended from Gaza into Israeli territory. According to Israel’s Channel 2, eleven terrorists were killed. Most of the terrorists belonged to the Islamic Jihad group but some were affiliated with Hamas. According to Palestinian sources, the tunnel was destroyed with an airstrike. Israeli sources, which are generally more reliable, claim that it was destroyed with a controlled explosion. Israel’s combat engineering units train incessantly for such scenarios and have played a key role in detecting and destroying terror tunnels....
  • US to pull out of UNESCO amid Palestinian tensions

    10/12/2017 6:19:35 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 48 replies
    Associated Press ^ | October 12, 2017 | MATTHEW LEE and ANGELA CHARLTON
    PARIS (AP) — U.S. officials have told The Associated Press that the United States is pulling out of UNESCO, after repeated criticism of resolutions by the U.N. cultural agency that Washington sees as anti-Israel. While the U.S. stopped funding UNESCO after it voted to include Palestine as a member in 2011, the State Department has maintained a UNESCO office at its Paris headquarters and sought to weigh in on policy behind the scenes. The withdrawal was confirmed Thursday by U.S. officials speaking on condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to be publicly named discussing the decision. It was not...
  • Did Trump Break His Promise on Jerusalem?

    10/12/2017 7:10:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/12/2017 | By Shoula Romano Horing
    President Donald Trump said Saturday he will not go ahead with his campaign promise to move the American embassy to Israel’s capital, Jerusalem, until after he pushes for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal. Saying” I wanna give it a shot before I even think about moving the embassy to Jerusalem. “ First, President Trump should know that there is exactly zero chance for any so-called "peace deal" to be forged while the Palestinian Authority monetarily compensates terrorists who kill Jews and names squares, streets, schools and summer camps after these so-called martyrs. Second, the Palestinian Arabs desire East Jerusalem, including the...
  • The 80th Anniversary of the Two State Solution

    10/02/2017 7:04:32 AM PDT · by JOHN ADAMS · 2 replies
    Mosaic Magazine ^ | October 2, 2017 | Rick Richman
    In this epochal year of Zionist anniversaries—the 120th of the First Zionist Conference in Basle, the 100th of the Balfour Declaration, the 70th of the 1947 UN Partition Resolution, the 50th of the Six-Day War—there is yet another to be marked: the 80th anniversary of the 1937 British Peel Commission Report, which first proposed a “two-state solution” for Palestine. The story of the Peel report is largely unknown today, but it is worth retelling for two reasons: First, it is a historic saga featuring six extraordinary figures, five of whom testified before the commission: on the Zionist side, David Ben-Gurion,...
  • Dina Powell Spoke at Gala that Honored Palestinian Extremist, Conspiracy Theorist

    09/30/2017 8:07:36 PM PDT · by EinNYC · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 29 Sep 2017 | AARON KLEIN
    NEW YORK — Dina Habib Powell, the Trump administration’s Deputy National Security Advisor, was a featured speaker at a gala dinner given by a George Soros-financed group that honored a notoriously anti-Israel Palestinian legislator. At the dinner, just prior to Powell’s speech, Palestinian extremist Hanan Ashrawi received an award and delivered a 12-minute anti-Israel diatribe in which she blasted U.S.-Israel relations and accused Israel of “apartheid” and stealing “Palestinian land.”
  • Convicted Terrorist Rasmea Odeh Deported (Why Are These People Allowed Here?

    09/21/2017 5:24:25 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 21, 2017 | Christine Rousselle
    Convicted terrorist-turned-Women's March organizer Rasmea Odeh has been deported from the United States to Jordan after it was revealed that she lied on her application for a U.S. visa and for U.S. citizenship. Odeh did not state on her application that she was convicted in 1970 for two bombings in Jerusalem that resulted in the deaths of two people, and hence was tried for immigration fraud. After several appeals and a vacated sentence, on March 23, 2017 Odeh was sentenced to be deported and to be stripped of her U.S. citizenship. Her citizenship was formally revoked on August 17. Odeh was...
  • ‘Women’s march’ leader was just BOOTED from America

    09/21/2017 4:23:40 PM PDT · by Syncro · 20 replies
    AllenBWest.com and AP ^ | Sept 20, 2017 | By Matt Palumbo/ teresa crawford
    Of all the leaders in the anti-Trump Women’s March earlier this year, Linda Sarsour’s name has stood out the most. After all, she’s been the subject of much media attention — most of it hardly positive, and for good reason. One need only go through her social media history to see that she supports Sharia Law, even calling for anti-Islam apologists Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Brigette Ganriel to have their vaginas taken out (Ali was the victim of female genital mutilation as a child), and praising cop killers. She’s also public about her friendship with Imam Siraj Wahhaj, whom she describes as her...
  • Radical anti-Israel university group supports “full scale armed conflict”

    09/11/2017 5:50:43 PM PDT · by BogusTimes · 26 replies
    Bogus Times ^ | 9/11/17 | Kim Parkhurst
    The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign’s Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) chapter has gone radical on Facebook calling for “violent resistance, whether black bloc or full-scale armed conflict” in its fight against fascism, White Supremacy and Zionism. SJP’s latest event: “Smashing Fascism: Radical Resistance Against White Supremacy,” claimed “there is no room for fascists, white supremacists, or Zionists” at the Illinois university. Although SJP has its roots in anti-Zionism, since Trump entered the political realm they’ve broadened their target to include fascism and white supremacy.
  • Special Prophecy Update – September 3rd, 2017

    09/03/2017 4:25:32 PM PDT · by Lera · 8 replies
    Calvary Chapel Kaneohe ^ | Sep 3, 2017 | JD Farag
    Pastor J.D. talks about two aspects of Hurricane Harvey, first as it relates to the prophetic implication and second the personal application specifically related to the problem of pain and human suffering.
  • Trump State Dept Unsure Why Palestinian Terrorists Kill Israelis

    07/22/2017 9:35:50 AM PDT · by Freedom56v2 · 73 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 7/21/17 | Adam Kredo
    Officials in the Trump administration's State Department are standing by a recent report criticized by Congress that blamed Israel for terror attacks and claimed Palestinians rarely incite violence, telling the Washington Free Beacon that it remains unclear why terrorists engage in violent acts. Rep. Peter Roskam (R., Ill.), co-chair of the House Republican Israel Caucus, criticized the State Department Thursday for releasing a report portraying Israel as the culprit in terrorism and downplaying Palestinian incitement of violent acts against the Jewish state, the Free Beacon first reported. Roskam demanded the State Department alter its report to bring it more in...
  • UNESCO condemns Jewish presence in Old City of Jerusalem

    07/04/2017 11:00:13 AM PDT · by Lera · 62 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7/4/17 | Gary Willig
    UN organization declares Israel 'occupying power' of Old City, denies Israeli sovereignty. UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee passed a resolution condemning Israel for its policies in the Old City of Jerusalem Tuesday. Ten member states voted in favor of the resolution, three voted against it, and three states abstained. The resolution refers to Israel “the occupying power” in its capital and denies Israel's claims to the Old City and eastern Jerusalem. The wording of the Jordanian-sponsored resolution was softened compared to a similar resolution which was passed in 2016, with references to the Temple Mount removed. However, the resolution explicitly denied...
  • 'Allah Gave Israel to The Jews, There's No Palestine'

    06/22/2017 7:45:43 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 34 replies
    Arutz Sheva (Israel National News) ^ | 06/02/14 | Ari Yashar
    Muslim scholar in Jordan attacks 'Palestinians' for distorting Koran, Jews given Israel 'until Day of Judgement.' Allah has promised Israel to the Jews -- so says Sheikh Ahmad Adwan, a Muslim scholar living in Jordan, who declared on his Facebook page recently that "Palestine" doesn't exist. Blogger Elder of Ziyon translated Arab news sources that this Saturday reported on Adwan's statements, in which he quotes the Koran saying Allah assigned Israel to the Jews until the Day of Judgement (Sura 5 Verse 21), and that Jews are the inheritors of Israel (Sura 26 Verse 59). "I say to those who...
  • UN Secretary General Defends UN Agency that Teaches One Palestine “River to Sea”

    06/13/2017 7:22:58 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/13/17 | Joseph Klein
    UNRWA should be forced to make a choice. Either show some backbone and not participate in advancing a curriculum in its schools that directly contradicts the two-state solution the UN claims it supports, or lose all funding from the United States The spokesperson for United Nations Secretary General António Guterres issued a statement on Monday on behalf of the Secretary General strongly defending the work of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The statement defended UNRWA against what the Secretary General considered to be unfair criticism. The statement expressed the Secretary...
  • WASHINGTON POST PEDDLES PALESTINIAN PROPAGANDA

    05/29/2017 10:04:55 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 8 replies
    POWERLINE BLOG ^ | POSTED ON MAY 28, 2017 | PAUL MIRENGOFF
    Today, the Washington Post dedicated an entire section of the paper to airing Palestinian grievances and talking points. The section is called “Occupied: Year 50.” One of the stories is about a Palestinian cancer patient whose children can’t get into Israel to visit her. Another shills for a Palestinian real estate developer who is building a planned city on the West Bank but fears the Israel Defense Force will thwart this noble ambition. The story I want to focus on is about the difficulties a Palestinian construction worker faces on a daily basis as he must pass through an Israeli...
  • WHY THE ‘TWO-STATE SOLUTION’ HASN’T WORKED, AND CAN’T

    05/23/2017 9:40:05 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/23/17 | Moshe Dann
    With Islamist forces waiting to take advantage of any power vacuum, the area would plunge into Somalia-like chaos Much has been written about the “two state solution” (TSS) or “two states for two peoples” (TSTP) as the path to resolving the conflict between Israel and Arab and Muslim countries and Palestinians, but at the same time there appears to be little understanding of why it consistently fails. It fails because it is focused on territory, Palestinian statehood, rather than ideology – Palestinian nationalism and Palestinianism, the belief that Jews have no right to a state and that Jewish nationalism, Zionism,...
  • Linda Sarsour: With Academics like these, who needs Enemies?

    05/23/2017 6:02:23 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 6 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | May 15, 2017 | Malcolm A. Kline
    A pair of rabbis took to the pages of The New York Daily News to defend a controversial commencement speaker at CUNY from charges of terrorism. Yet and still, in their op-ed, "Linda Sarsour is a friend of Jews," Rabbi Brat Ellman and Rabbi Ellen Lippmann may have given Sarsour’s detractors more material. For example, they note of an exchange on Twitter between the Palestinian-American activist and Ayaan Hirsi Ali on the subject of gender mutilation that "Sarsour's retort -- that Ali and others she disagrees with 'don’t deserve to be women,' so she wishes she could 'take their vaginas...
  • Analysis Saudi Proposal to Israel Could Be the Stuff of Trump’s Dream Deal in Mideast

    05/22/2017 3:05:33 AM PDT · by blueplum · 18 replies
    Haaretz ^ | 21 May 2017 1:10pm | Zvi Bar'el
    A silence fell on Arab media outlets after publication of a report about the Gulf States’ plan for partial normalization with Israel. No official response by Saudi Arabia, the Gulf States or Qatar was heard. The regular pundits preferred to deal with other matters, as if they had neither heard nor seen the scoop in the Wall Street Journal. The usual government spokespeople in Israel were also apparently struck by a condition affecting the vocal chords. When similar reports emerged in the past, official spokesmen, Arab and Israeli alike, would quickly issue a denial. But this time there were no...
  • Veteran negotiators optimistic about Trump's Mideast bid (Peace deal)

    05/20/2017 1:49:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 20, 2017 | Karin Laub, The Associated Press
    Two veteran Israeli and Palestinian negotiators, who logged many hours together in failed efforts to strike a deal, said Saturday they are optimistic about President Donald Trump's Mideast bid. Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat and former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni spoke in separate interviews on the sidelines of a regional World Economic Forum meeting. Erekat remains the chief Palestinian negotiator while Livni is a leading opposition member of Israel's parliament....