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  • The history of the Arab-Israeli conflict that the mainstream media will never print

    07/25/2014 9:32:58 AM PDT · by fredericbastiat1 · 1 replies
    TheBlaze Books ^ | 7/25/2014 | Benjamin Weingarten
    "The Arabs are the only declared refugees who became refugees not by the action of their enemies or because of well-grounded fear of their enemies, but by the initiative of their own leaders."
  • Hamas to social media activists: Always call dead “innocent civilians”

    07/17/2014 1:08:13 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 2 replies
    http://www.jihadwatch.org/ ^ | July 17, 2014 | Robert Spencer
    “Anyone killed or martyred is to be called a civilian from Gaza or Palestine, before we talk about his status in jihad or his military rank. Don’t forget to always add ‘innocent civilian’ or ‘innocent citizen’ in your description of those killed in Israeli attacks on Gaza.” And the mainstream media eagerly plays along with their cynical game.
  • FIFTEEN Palestinians Dead After Hamas Refuses to Allow Civilians to Escape Shelter

    07/24/2014 9:37:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/24/14 | Jim Hoft
    Today at least 15 people were killed and many wounded when Israeli forces shelled a UN-run school in northern Gaza. UN Chief Ban Ki Moon condemned the attack. The IDF said it was looking into the matter. Last night the IDF told the Red Cross to evacuate civilians from the UNRWA shelter in Beit Hanoun. But Hamas refused to let the civilians leave the area.
  • 10,000 Palestinian protesters have marched on an Israeli checkpoint, sparking clashes with military

    07/24/2014 7:54:29 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    The Australian ^ | July 25, 2014 10:58AM | (Network writers, News Corp Australia Network)
    At least 10,000 Palestinian protesters have rallied and are clashing with Israeli military forces in and around Jerusalem following an attack on a UN school. The main clash site is at Qalandiya, between Jerusalem and Ramallah, though there are now reports of uprisings in the Old City portion of Jerusalem itself. […] Israeli army officials have told AFP news agency that “riot dispersal means” were being used to control the protest. […] Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said several officers were injured by rocks thrown at them in Jerusalem and that about 20 protesters were arrested. …
  • L.A. Times Prints Front-Page Defense of Hamas Terror Against Israel

    07/24/2014 2:18:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Breitbart's California ^ | July 24, 2014 | Joel B. Pollak
    (GRAPHIC-AT-LINK)The Los Angeles Times leads Thursday with a story entitled: "Gaza's dilemma: Deadly war or suffocating Israeli embargo." According to the story, Palestinians in Gaza are left with no choice but to wage war, because if they do not fire rockets at Israeli civilians, they must accept an Israeli [sic] "embargo." The article omits the obvious point that if Hamas would stop trying to kill Israelis, neither the embargo nor the war itself would be necessary. The authors, Alexandra Zavis and Batsheva Sobelman, accept that Hamas started the war--and even suggest that most Palestinians in Gaza support it, though there...
  • "Why Did Palestinians Elect Hamas?" Megyn Kelly Takes on Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Spokesperson

    07/24/2014 8:27:54 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 15 replies
    FoxNewsinsider.com ^ | July 24, 2014 | FoxNewsinsider.com
    Megyn Kelly tonight took on Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA spokesperson Harris Zafar over the conflict between Israel and Hamas.
  • Khamenei to Palestinian Arabs: Keep Fighting Israel

    07/23/2014 5:53:43 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    INN ^ | 7/24/2014, 3:42 AM | Elad Benari and AFP
    Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, urged Palestinian Arabs on Wednesday to keep fighting Israel, according to AFP. “The only way to deal with this savage regime is to continue resistance and armed struggle and extend it to the West Bank (Judea and Samaria -ed.),” the official IRNA news agency quoted Khamenei as saying. Iran, which does not recognize Israel, is a supporter of the Hamas and Islamic Jihad terror groups that have been at the forefront of the fighting in Gaza. …
  • Unrest All Around: Israel Ripe for a Third Intifada?

    07/23/2014 8:26:10 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 7 replies
    CBN News ^ | July 23, 2014 | George Thomas
    BETHLEHEM, Israel -- As the war in the Gaza Strip continues, some fear a third intifada (armed Palestinian uprising) may be brewing. Forty-six miles away from the fighting against Hamas terrorists in Gaza, there's another battle some say is being dangerously ignored by the world. "My big concern right now is this -- is that the West Bank is being neglected with the riots that are being done every single night, almost now 13, 14 nights in a row," Pastor Steven Khoury, with Holy Land Missions, told CBN News. Khoury, a prominent Christian Arab who lives in Bethlehem, worries the...
  • Calgary: Pro-Palestinian protesters aren't the problem, the cops are

    07/23/2014 6:27:10 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/23/14 | Arthur Weinreb
    As Canada Free Press reported, Pro-Palestinian demonstrations have taken place in many cities and countries throughout the West. These protests occasionally turned violent as did the one held last Friday in Calgary, Alberta. But what happened in Calgary was different.
  • Hospitalized soldiers: Terrorists charged with babies in hand

    07/22/2014 11:35:37 AM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 7/22/14 | Carl in Jerusalem
    I think the picture above was intended to be humorous. It's not. It really happened. Parents of wounded soldiers spoke to Kol Yisrael on Tuesday and shared some of the disturbing stories they had heard from their sons. They said soldiers have repeatedly seen young children in Sheijaya, Gaza, be sent out into the streets with guns to try to attack IDF troops. One parent reported that terrorists had run at IDF soldiers with a gun in one hand and a baby in the other, apparently in hopes that the soldiers would see the child and hold their fire....
  • Diplomat: UN Gave Hamas Rockets to the Palestinian Government

    07/21/2014 12:27:40 PM PDT · by OddLane · 7 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | July 21, 2014 | Adam Kredo
    United Nations officials handed Hamas missiles found last week in a U.N.-run school in Gaza to the Palestinian government, according to a Western diplomat familiar with the case who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon. At least 20 rockets were discovered last week in a Gaza school run by the U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which operates several schools in Gaza and elsewhere. Israeli officials claimed on Sunday that the weapons were given back to Hamas, but Western sources familiar with the case say that they were turned over to “local authorities” working under the Palestinian unity government
  • Israel Asks London: What Would You do if You Were Under Attack?

    07/21/2014 4:26:11 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 43 replies
    Metro UK ^ | Monday 21 Jul 2014
    Israel’s armed forces have distributed an image of London’s Houses of Parliament under missile attack, posing the question: ‘What would you do?’The military’s bid to justify its actions comes on the day five patients were killed in their beds as Israeli bombs hit a hospital in Gaza. The strike on the Al Aqsa Hospital, in the town of Deir el-Balah, was the fourth attack by Israeli forces on a medical facility this month. The Israel army did not comment on the incident but has previously accused militants of firing rockets from locations close to schools and hospitals. There were renewed...
  • A Question for Israel’s Critics

    07/21/2014 8:41:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 21, 2014 | Michael Brown
    In light of the murderous actions and intentions of Hamas, what would you like Israel to do? I wholeheartedly concur that the death of even one unarmed civilian is tragic, let alone the death of scores or of hundreds. And I affirm without hesitation that Arab blood is as precious as Jewish blood. That being said, since Hamas is sworn to Israel’s destruction, since Hamas initiated the recent hostilities, since Hamas rejected cease fire offers, since Hamas is using civilians, including women and children, as human shields, and since Hamas is actively attempting to infiltrate Israel and murder, kidnap, and...
  • Watch: Berlin Imam Prays for the Annihilation of Jews

    07/20/2014 9:59:14 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    INN ^ | 7/21/2014, 5:46 AM | Elad Benari
    An imam in the German capital, Berlin, recently gave a sermon in which he expressed support for Gaza and called for “the annihilation of Jews”. […] “Oh Allah, destroy the Zionist Jews. They are no challenge for you,” he continued. “Count them and kill them to the very last one. Don’t spare a single one of them. Shake the ground beneath their feet. Make them suffer terribly. Deflect their bullets. Disperse them. They behave tyranically all over the world and spread corruption.” …
  • Pre-Show Hot Mike Catches Kerry Mocking Israel-Avoids Repeating When Asked During Show

    07/20/2014 2:12:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Hot Air ^ | July 20, 2014 | Jeff Dunetz
    On Sunday John Kerry forgot the number one rule of being miked for an interview; the microphone is always on. The Secretary of State was miked and on camera waiting for an interview with Fox News Sunday’s Chris Wallace when he spoke to an aide about an Israeli operation resulting in the deaths of 14 IDF solders. Kerry’s reaction was a mocking: "It’s a hell of a pinpoint operation. “It’s a hell of a pinpoint operation.We’ve got to get over there. Thank you, John. I think, John, we ought to go tonight. I think it’s crazy to be sitting around.”...
  • Hamas Fighters Slip Through Tunnels, Killing 2 Israeli Troops

    07/19/2014 10:56:26 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The New York Times ^ | July 19, 2014 | Anne Barnard and Jodi Rudoren
    GAZA CITY — Even as Israeli forces pushed deeper into the Gaza Strip, unleashing intense artillery fire as they moved to demolish militants’ tunnels into Israel, several Hamas fighters slipped through one of the passages on Saturday and killed two Israeli soldiers on patrol before being driven back, the Israeli military said. The infiltration, the second in three days, was the latest indication that the tunnel network from Gaza into Israel is far more extensive than previously publicly known. The attack seemed to send a message that Hamas was undeterred in its efforts to launch assaults on Israel, and it...
  • [Arab Knesset member] Zoabi Encourages Uprising Against Israel—on Hamas Website

    07/18/2014 8:23:15 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    INN ^ | 7/18/2014, 8:14 AM | Uzi Baruch and Tova Dvorin
    MK Hanin Zoabi (Balad) took her campaign against Israel to a whole new level this week, Israel Hayom reports Friday—after she published an article on Hamas’s official website encouraging an Islamist uprising against the Jewish state. Zoabi encouraged all Arab countries to help stoke a “popular uprising” against Israel, halt security coordination with the Palestinian Authority (PA) police in Judea and Samaria, and lay siege to the region. Zoabi—who is a member of the Israeli Knesset—also put the word “Israel” in quotation marks for the entire article. The inflammatory piece also attacks Operation Protective Edge against Hamas, which seeks to...
  • [Palestinian Authority] PA Claims US Plotting to Torpedo Middle East, ISIS is Jewish

    07/17/2014 12:24:50 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    INN ^ | 7/17/2014, 8:11 PM | Tova Dvorin
    The Middle East is falling apart, according to the Palestinian Authority (PA)’s official daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida—all because of an elaborate conspiracy on the part of the US to stoke conflict in Gaza, Iraq, Syria, and Libya. “After the coffins of US soldiers returned from Afghanistan and Iraq, and before that, from Lebanon, [the US] adopted a new method [to protect US interests]: exploitation and creation of Islamic, Christian and Jewish religious extremism, in order to fight [Arabs] with it [this method] rather than with its own soldiers,” the article claims, in a translation provided by Palestinian Media Watch. “Taking a...
  • EU Urges Israel to ‘Act Proportionately’ in Gaza

    07/16/2014 9:11:28 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    INN ^ | 7/17/2014, 5:15 AM | (AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff
    European Union (EU) leaders on Wednesday condemned the firing of rockets into Israel while urging the Israel to “act proportionately” and Hamas to agree to a ceasefire, AFP reports. Voicing “great concern” over continued violence in Israel and Gaza, EU leaders said the bloc “condemns the firing of rockets from Gaza into Israel and the indiscriminate targeting of civilians.” “Israel has the right to protect its population (but) in doing so it must act proportionately and ensure the protection of civilians at all times,” a European Union statement added. …
  • IDF on 4 kids' deaths: Tragic if innocent civilians hurt in incident [Israel]

    07/16/2014 7:33:22 PM PDT · by Star Traveler · 14 replies
    YNet News ^ | Thursday, July 17, 2014 | You've Zitun
    The IDF launched an investigation into the incident in which four Palestinian children were killed on a Gaza beach Wednesday afternoon. "The inquiry into the event by the IDF is ongoing at this time. Initial findings show that terror activists were in the area that was attacked and that it served as a launching point for terror activities." The IDF statement said that "it is a tragic event if innocent civilians were hurt in the incident." The military stressed that "it is important to remember the cynical use of Gaza Strip residents by Hamas who hold them as hostages has...
  • Hamas mortar kills 1st Israeli in renewed Gaza conflict

    07/16/2014 4:02:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    Israel resumed its heavy bombardment of Gaza on Tuesday and warned that Hamas would "pay the price" after the Islamic militant group rejected an Egyptian truce plan and instead unleashed more rocket barrages at the Jewish state. Late Tuesday, the military urged tens of thousands of residents of northern and eastern Gaza to leave their homes by Wednesday morning, presumable a prelude to air strikes there. Rocket fire from Gaza killed an Israeli man Tuesday, the first Israeli fatality in eight days of fighting....
  • Hamas armed wing rejects truce ahead of Israeli gov’t talks on deal

    07/14/2014 9:29:49 PM PDT · by Star Traveler · 14 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | July 15, 2014 | Itamar Sharon
    Cabinet will likely accept terms of Arab League-backed ceasefire deal as Gaza terror group remains defiant. Hamas said Tuesday morning that the terms of an Egyptian ceasefire proposal were tantamount to surrender, as the Israeli government prepared to meet on the issue, and was expected to approve the deal. Meanwhile the Arab League, the US and PA leader Mahmoud Abbas all urged approval of the truce. As the security cabinet meets to discuss the terms of an Egypt-backed ceasefire, Palestinian sources report that Israel is still attacking targets in the Gaza Strip early Tuesday morning, Israel Radio reports.
  • Evan Sayet declares Liberals don't SUPPORT Palestinians, they hate Jews.

    07/14/2014 9:57:05 AM PDT · by cob201 · 19 replies
    Rage Against the Media ^ | 7/13/14 | Evan Sayet
    In this interview with Scott Jacobs of Democracy Broadcasting News, Evan Sayet describes the event, and building on his “Unified Field Theory of Liberalism,” explains the media’s refusal to report the truth about Israel generally, and their lack of coverage of this event specifically.
  • [Palestinian Authority] PA Official Admits: Israel Follows International Law, We Don’t

    07/13/2014 10:13:50 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    INN ^ | 7/13/2014, 1:29 PM | Ari Soffer
    The Palestinian Authority’s envoy to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has said the PA has no hope of pressing charges against Israel in international courts—because Palestinian terrorist groups are far worse violators of international law themselves. Since peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority fell apart after the PA applied for membership in international agencies, many Palestinian factions and advocates have pushed for the PA to sign the Rome Statute and press charges against Israel in the International Criminal Court at the Hague (ICC). But contrasting Israel’s conduct during Operation Protective Edge to stop rocket fire from...
  • Netanyahu finally speaks his mind

    07/13/2014 9:30:57 AM PDT · by Former Fetus · 9 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 7/13/2014 | DAVID HOROVITZ
    Does Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu really support a two-state solution, or is his rhetoric to this effect disingenuous? Did he genuinely seek an accommodation with the Palestinians during the nine months of US-brokered negotiations that collapsed in April, or was he just stringing the Americans and the Palestinians along, while his heart is truly with the settlement enterprise? >>SNIP<< Netanyahu began his appearance, typically, by reading some prepared remarks. But then, most atypically, he took a series of questions. And while he initially stuck to responses tied to the war against Hamas, its goals, and the terms under which it...
  • IDF hits Gaza police chief’s home, kills 15, warns of heavier strikes, after Hamas barrage

    07/13/2014 1:59:31 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | July 12, 2014 | Yifa Yaakov, Itamar Sharon and Ricky Ben-David
    Five days after the launch of Operation Protective Edge, Israel’s effort to put a halt to Hamas rocket fire, some 600 rockets had been fired from Gaza at Israel. Rockets fired throughout Saturday targeted communities near the Gaza Strip as well as Beersheba, Ashdod, Ashkelon, Rehovot and Rishon Lezion. Hamas launched a major assault on central Israel in late evening. An American tourist died of a heart attack after sirens wailed in Jerusalem. Palestinian reports say at least 150 Palestinians have been killed in Israeli air strikes, including more than 15 in a strike late Saturday aimed at Hamas’s Gaza...
  • Gaza doctors' hearts break as health care collapses under Israeli attack

    07/12/2014 4:46:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 95 replies
    All Voices ^ | July 11, 2014 | saleh1966
    This baby was injured because she was firing rockets!!! Commentary Doctors in Gaza did not need to read a warning from the World Health Organization to know that their health care system was collapsing under Israeli attack. Hospitals were overwhelmed by hundreds of casualties, including small children. It was getting worse every day, and EgyptÂ’s refusal to open its border made things worse still. "The recent escalation of violence in the Gaza Strip raises concern about the ability of the government and the Ministry of Health of the occupied Palestinian territory to cope with the increased burden of medical emergencies...
  • How Does Israel End Up the Bad Guy?

    07/10/2014 7:43:01 PM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 13 replies
    Jewish Policy Center ^ | Shoshana Bryen
    It is a terrible irony that Israel, revolted first by the murder of three of its teenage citizens and then by the revenge attack on a Palestinian teen, is the object of riots, bombs, and demands.Following the discovery of the bodies of the three Israeli teenagers, six Israelis were arrested for the heinous murder of a teenage Palestinian. That murder did nothing so much as unify the people and the government of Israel in their revulsion for six of their own. One prominent Religious Zionist rabbi called for the death penalty for the killers of Mohammed Abu Khder. (Israel has...
  • Qatar donates $5 million to help buy medicines for Gaza hospitals (Sure)

    07/10/2014 4:12:54 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 11 replies
    Mann News ^ | 7/10/2014 | Maan News
    Qatar donates $5 million to help buy medicines for Gaza hospitals Published yesterday 17:42 (MaanImages) GAZA CITY (Ma’an) – Qatar donated on Thursday $5 million to help provide Gaza hospitals with emergency retirements such as medicines, medical equipment and fuel for power generators. The donation was announced by Muhammad al-Ummadi, who chairs a Qatari committee for the reconstruction of Gaza Strip. Al-Ummadi, who is also deputy chairperson of the Qatari Foreign Ministry’s project department, said the donation came in response to Gaza’s call for help during the ongoing conflict. He highlighted that the committee would use the money to buy...
  • Public defenders fired for anti-Arab postings

    07/08/2014 8:28:50 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 11 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | 7/8/14 | Brittany Wallman and Rafael Olmeda
    Two Broward County assistant public defenders were fired Tuesday for Facebook comments calling Palestinians "cockroaches" and "filthy swine." Bruce Raticoff and Gary Sheres both lost their jobs, as outrage built after the Sun Sentinel published an article including the Facebook comments a week ago, Public Defender Howard Finkelstein said. The remarks from the two mens' personal Facebook accounts last week were posted under an item about Palestinians allegedly celebrating the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teen boys. The killings were blamed on the Islamic militant group Hamas. "They are the filthy swine they don't eat. Their ignorance to the...
  • Gaza doctors 'running out of medicine' to treat civilians

    07/08/2014 6:43:36 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies
    BBC News ^ | July 8, 2014
    Israel has carried out more air strikes on the Gaza Strip, following dozens of rockets fired by the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas. At least 15 Palestinians, including two women and a child, were reportedly hurt in the strikes. Yolande Knell explains that if the air strikes continue, doctors will run out of medical supplies to deal with the shrapnel injuries.
  • Abbas’s Fatah Threatens Israel: ‘Prepare the Body Bags’

    07/08/2014 2:10:01 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    INN ^ | 7/8/2014, 7:53 AM | Ari Yashar
    Not to be outdone by the Hamas terrorists in Gaza who have been showering rockets on southern Israel, Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah faction has stepped up its threatening rhetoric against Israel. Fatah threatened death against Israelis by telling them to “prepare body bags,” writing on its official Facebook page Monday, “Sons of Zion, this is an oath to the Lord of the Heavens: Prepare all the bags you can for your body parts.” The statement, translated by Palestinian Media Watch, is just the latest in a recent string of calls to terrorism by Abbas’s party. On Saturday,...
  • US Asks Israel to 'Show Restraint in Response'

    07/07/2014 4:03:18 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 36 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8/7/14 | Moshe Cohen
    The United States on Monday night condemned the rocket fire by Hamas against Israel. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Monday night in the wake of the heavy rocket fire on Israel. Kerry asked Netanyahu to “act with restraint” in his response to Hamas' pounding of southern Israel. With that, State Department spokesperson Jean Psaki said that the US supported Israel's right to defend itself. “We condemn the firing of missiles at Israel and support Israel's right to defend itself.” Kerry, she said, had spoken to Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas and asked...
  • Why Presbyterians Took Up the ‘Palestinian Cause’-merger of Christianity, Marxism, Edward Said

    07/07/2014 7:15:50 AM PDT · by SJackson · 32 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | July 7, 2014 | David Paulin
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://www.frontpagemag.com - Why Presbyterians Took Up the ‘Palestinian Cause’Posted By David Paulin On July 7, 2014 @ 12:30 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 5 Comments What has happened to America’s Presbyterians? Leaders of Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) have joined ranks with the radical left in recent years. They vilify Israel, apologize for Islamic terrorists, and cheer on the Palestinian cause.Now, these leftist elites are savoring an important victory, having pushed through a resolution to divest from U.S. companies operating in Israel: Caterpillar, Motorola Solutions, and Hewlett Packard. The contentious vote in the church’s general assembly passed by a...
  • Israel should banish those who try to murder her

    07/06/2014 1:16:45 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 3 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | July 6, 2014 | Dan Miller
    Palestinian Islamists want to eliminate Israel. As Palestinians riot, injure and murder Israeli civilians, it has been urged that Israelis turn the other cheek and go calmly about their business. How sweet! Sweets for the sweetAn article at The Jerusalem Post is titled Comment: Facing the ugly truth. It notes that after the murders of three Israeli teens by Palestinian heroes, Israeli vigilantes may have sought revenge by murdering a Palestinian boy. Murder, favored by Palestinians, is not and should not be the Israeli way. According to PM Netanyahu, “I would like to send my condolences to the Abu Khder family. I pledge that the perpetrators of this horrific...
  • Suspects Arrested in Death of Palestinian Youth, Israeli Police Say

    07/06/2014 11:34:24 AM PDT · by Oliviaforever · 62 replies
    NYT ^ | 7/6/14 | By ISABEL KERSHNER
    JERUSALEM — The Israeli police have arrested a group of Israeli suspects in connection with the kidnapping and killing of a Palestinian youth from East Jerusalem who was found beaten and burned in a Jerusalem forest last week, a spokesman for the Israeli Police said Sunday.
  • Greenfield: It’s Not the Occupation, It’s Islam

    07/02/2014 9:44:53 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 34 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Wednesday, July 02, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Wednesday, July 02, 2014 It’s Not the Occupation, It’s Islam Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog The bodies of three murdered Israeli teenagers, 16-year-old Naftali who liked to play basketball, 16-year-old Gilad who had just finished a scuba diving course and 19-year-old Eyal with his guitar, will be met by the same ghastly parade of pallbearers who accompany every victim of terrorism. The reporters will scribble down something about “settlements” and the “Cycle of Violence”. The diplomats will urge restraint and remind everyone that the only solution can be found through negotiations with the terrorists. And the...
  • EU states promote settler boycott amid Israel crisis

    07/04/2014 6:16:59 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    EU Observer ^ | 07/04/2014 @ 09:27 | Andrew Rettman
    Twelve EU countries have warned investors not to do business with Israeli settler entities, amid a security crisis in Israel and Palestine. The group includes: Austria; Belgium; Croatia; Denmark; Finland; Greece; Ireland; Luxembourg; Malta; Portugal; Slovakia; and Slovenia. Portugal published its statement on Wednesday (2 July) and the others came out on Thursday. France, Italy, and Spain put out similar communiques earlier this week. Germany and the UK already did it months ago. Poland is expected to publish a warning shortly. The Irish foreign ministry said the action “has been coordinated at EU level”. …
  • Palestinians say Israeli extremists killed teen

    07/02/2014 3:07:27 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 2, 2014 4:48 PM EDT | Josef Federman
    The Palestinians accused Israeli extremists of abducting and killing an Arab teenager and burning his body Wednesday, sparking hours of clashes in east Jerusalem and drawing charges that the youth was murdered to avenge the killings of three kidnapped Israeli teens. Seeking to calm the explosive situation, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged a swift inquiry into the “reprehensible murder” and called on people to respect the rule of law. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said it was clear extremist Jewish settlers were responsible and called on Israel to bring the killers to justice. “The settlers have killed and burned a...
  • The right to kill Jews with impunity--Palestinians’ top priority, a new poll shows

    07/02/2014 6:34:54 AM PDT · by SJackson · 6 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 07/02/2014 | EVELYN GORDON
    That – not settlements or Jerusalem – is Palestinians’ top priority, a new poll shows. The Washington Institute for Near East Policy released a stunning new Palestinian opinion poll last week. The headline finding was that 60% of all Palestinians, including majorities in both the West Bank and Gaza, now openly say their goal isn’t a two-state solution, but “reclaiming all of historic Palestine, from the river to the sea” – aka eradicating Israel. Yet that isn’t actually news for anyone who’s been paying attention: A 2011 poll, for instance, found that even among ostensible supporters of two states, 66%...
  • SCHLICHTER: Detonate the Narrative: Fight Back Against the Lies About Israel

    07/02/2014 4:56:29 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 19 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | July 2, 2014 | Kurt Schlichter
    If you don’t fight back against the lies about Israel, no one will. Now, as three more youths lie dead because of the Islamic terrorism the left tolerates when it doesn’t outright support, Israel needs you to stand up for it in your world, on Facebook, around your neighborhood, among your friends. That means hitting back against a narrative built of lies.
  • Good vs Evil: Israeli Intel Exec Pioneers Hi-Tech With Palestinians. Nephew Abducted By Terrorists

    07/01/2014 9:05:55 AM PDT · by SJackson · 5 replies
    Forbes ^ | 7-1-2014 | Richard Behar
    Good vs Evil: Israeli Intel Exec Pioneers Hi-Tech With Palestinians. His Nephew, A U.S. Citizen, Is Abducted By Terrorists Until two days ago, I hadn’t spoken with Yishai Fraenkel since last August. I had just published a Forbes magazine cover story about Israeli-Palestinian joint ventures in high-tech (as well as efforts to bring Israeli Arabs and ultra-orthodox Jews into the sector), and had interviewed Yishai for it. As the general manager of the design and development center at Intel’s headquarters in Jerusalem, the 44-year-old is spearheading those integration efforts for the company. He gave me a tour, and made others...
  • “Palestinians” attack IDF ambulance transporting bodies of teens murdered by jihadists

    06/30/2014 2:45:50 PM PDT · by don-o · 20 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | June 30, 2014 | Robert Spencer
    In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat jihad. Anyone who supports the “Palestinians” at this point is approving of and abetting the wanton jihad murder of innocent civilians, and the celebration thereof. Of course, that was already true. Palestinian Arabs attacked an Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) ambulance humvee on Monday that was transporting the recently discovered bodies of three murdered Israeli boys who were kidnapped on June 12, an Israeli source told The Algemeiner. The Muqata blog posted an image of the damaged vehicle on Facebook writing, “8:44pm IDF Ambulance...
  • Palestinian campaign celebrates kidnapping [photos of the next generation of peacemakers]

    06/30/2014 12:54:16 PM PDT · by SJackson · 16 replies
    Ynet ^ | June 14, 2014 | Roi Kais
    Propaganda battle between Israel and Palestinians steps up gear as Palestinians launch 'The Three Shalits' campaign, featuring citizens holding up three fingers. Palestinian activists have hit back at the Israeli campaign to support the ongoing search for three Israeli boys presumed kidnapped in the West Bank with a counter campaign titled "The Three Shalits". •Follow Ynetnews on Facebook and Twitter The campaign, which has been circulated in various social networks, asks that people take photos of themselves while holding up three fingers as to signify the three abducted teens and in that show their support for the kidnapping. Many of...
  • Bodies of Three Missing Israeli Teens Found Near Hebron

    06/30/2014 11:13:53 AM PDT · by lbryce · 83 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 30, 2014 | ALEXANDER MARQUARDT and BRUNO NOTA
    The bodies of three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped in the West Bank earlier this month have been found north-west of the city of Hebron, the Israeli Defense Forces confirmed today. "Following extensive searches in order to retrieve the three abducted teens ... three bodies were discovered in the area north-west to Hebron, north of the community of Telem," the IDF said in a statement. "The bodies are currently going through forensic identification. The families of the abducted teens have been notified." An emergency cabinet meeting has been called for 2:30 p.m. ET, and an announcement could come during or...
  • Why The Palestinians Have Better PR Than Israel

    06/28/2014 12:58:56 PM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 34 replies
    Israel News Agency ^ | June 28, 2014 | Joel Leyden
    Why The Palestinians Have Better PR Than IsraelBy Joel Leyden Israel News AgencyJerusalem --- June 28, 2014 ... If you asked me this question a year ago or ten years ago, my knee jerk response would be money. The Palestinians and the Arab world have oil dollars, millions of them to make us look bad while slamming our towns and cities with rockets and missiles. But the real answer is actually two fold. Yes, money is one part. But we also have access to money. The Palestinians (when I say the Palestinians it means the Arab world) are more creative...
  • Wave of Suspected Arson ‘Terror’ Sets Israel Ablaze

    06/26/2014 10:19:08 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    INN ^ | 6/26/2014, 6:39 PM | Ari Yashar
    After a massive forest fire covered Jerusalem in ash and caused residents to be evacuated on Wednesday, two more fires broke out Thursday in what many suspect is part of a series of arson attacks. A blaze was discovered Thursday in the wadi (valley) between Har Hotzvim and and Golda Meir Boulevard in the north of Jerusalem. Traffic from the Golda Intersection to the French Hill Intersection in the northeast of the capital was closed to cars while firefighters dealt with the fire. […] The two fires and arrest extension come a day after a major forest fire near Jerusalem’s...
  • Want Two States? Not the Palestinians

    06/26/2014 5:32:25 AM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies
    Commentary Magazine ^ | 06.25.2014 | Jonathan S. Tobin
    For more than 20 years since the Oslo process began, those urging Israel to make more and more concessions to the Palestinians have based their views on the belief that both peoples supported a two-state solution to the Middle East conflict. But a new poll of Palestinian public opinion shows that an overwhelming majority opposes any goal other than eliminating the State of Israel. The poll, conducted by the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, showed some interesting and, in part, contradictory results. Only 27.3 percent of Palestinians support a two-state solution. By contrast, more than two-thirds see the restoration...
  • UN Chief 'Concerned' Over Israeli Arrests of Terrorists

    06/22/2014 3:37:00 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 24 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 23/6/14 | Elad Benari
    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Sunday expressed “solidarity” with the families of the three kidnapped Israeli teenagers, but also hit out at Israel for arresting Hamas terrorists as part of its operation to locate the three teens. In a statement outlining Ban’s conversation with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu the day before, the UN chief stressed “the need to avoid an escalation of tensions in the wake of the recent abduction of three Israeli teenagers and the increased violence and mass arrests in the West Bank.” According to the statement, in Saturday’s phone call with Netanyahu, Ban “conveyed his sympathy for...
  • ‘Klinghoffer’ Composer Responds to Met’s Decision

    06/20/2014 2:03:54 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 10 replies
    NY Times ^ | 6-18-14 | Michael Cooper
    John Adams said he learned that the Metropolitan Opera was scrapping plans to transmit his opera “The Death of Klinghoffer” to movie theaters around the world when the Met’s general manager, Peter Gelb, told him on Sunday by telephone that he had gotten “unimaginable pressure” from some Jewish groups that oppose the work. “I asked Peter if, before summarily canceling this, he would open it up to some kind of a public dialogue,” Mr. Adams recalled on Tuesday, in his first interview since the Met announced that it was dropping the opera, scheduled to appear this fall on its popular...