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How the U.S. Government Should Deal With the Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital Issue

Recently there has been a controversy when State Department spokespeople refused to say what they thought to be Israel’s capital. To understand this issue we need to understand that there are two different issues involved… Continue reading

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U.S. Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney Captures Jerusalem

Speaking to an often-cheering group of about 400 people in Jerusalem, Governor Mitt Romney gave a speech less notable for what he said than for the fact that the audience believed he was sincere in saying it… Continue reading

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The Battle over Silwan

On the face of it, the sparring that erupted over a gate built illegally by Arab residents may seem like a miniature version of the ongoing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians over who controls the Holy Land… Continue reading

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Israeli Settlements, American Pressure, and Peace

President Obama apparently believed that pressuring Israel to halt construction of homes in Jewish neighborhoods in parts of Jerusalem would advance peace. In reality, the opposite ensued… Continue reading

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The Rhetoric of Nonsense

For nearly two decades the Palestinian Authority (PA) has been denying Israel’s right to exist, and a recent “Nakba Day” was no exception… Continue reading

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Winston Churchill Visits Palestine in 1921, Voices Support for Jewish State

The British leader Winston Churchill visited Palestine in 1921, relatively early in his career while serving as Colonial Secretary… Continue reading

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Gingrich’s fresh hope

Newt Gingrich’ statement about the Palestinians was entirely accurate… Continue reading

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Basic untruths and omissions in the mainstream media aid Palestinianism

A new video by Ayalon alludes to the point that the mainstream media continually forwards certain basic fabrications of the historical record… Continue reading

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PA Continues Its Diplomatic Attack for International Recognition of a Palestinian State

The Palestinian Authority continues its diplomatic attack to achieve international recognition for a Palestinian state within the 1967 borders… Continue reading

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PA Is Hindering The Solution For The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Israel is not hindering the solution for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Rather, it is the PA who is unwilling to stand up and say to its people the truth, the need for true compromise. These are excerpts from… Continue reading

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Palestinians Continue Building Settlements Despite PA Ban

Palestinian workers continue to build houses in Jewish settlements according to Arabic international newspaper, A-Sharq Al-Awsat, even though the Palestinian Authority passed a law forbidding work in the settlements earlier this year… Continue reading

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Israel Slams Obama’s Remarks On Housing Plans in Jerusalem

The statement was a response to President Barack Obama’s remarks in Indonesia when he was asked whether “Israel’s advanced planning for more than a thousand new homes in Jerusalem” undermines… Continue reading

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Israeli Sovereignty Over Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria

It is widely accepted, but not correct, that the West Bank belongs to the local Arabs in Palestine who call themselves Palestinians. Israel’s position has not recently been fully stated. At most, it is said that… Continue reading

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One Nation’s Capital Forever

Jerusalem and the Jewish people are so intertwined that telling the history of one is telling the history of the other. For more than 3,000 years, Jerusalem has played a central role in the history of the Jews, culturally, politically, and spiritually, a role first documented in… Continue reading

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Israel Is Not An Apartheid State

Dr. Mohammed Wattad, an Arab Israeli Muslim who is a senior lecturer at Zefat College’s School of Law and editor of the International Journal on Medicine and Law told an audience here that Israel is not an apartheid state… Continue reading

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Abbas: Jerusalem Is The Key To Solve The Conflict

On April 24 Mahmoud Abbas referred to the issue in a speech delivered at the opening session of Fatah’s Revolutionary Council. He said that Jerusalem was the key to solving the conflict and that ending the [so-called] “occupation” of the city would be the basis for… Continue reading

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Benjamin Netanyahu Freezes Construction in Jerusalem?

There hasn’t been — and won’t be — any public confirmation of such an understanding, yet it seems quite likely that this has happened. In effect, Netanyahu is saying: We are cooperating in every way possible, so how can you complain about us… Continue reading

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The Anti-Jewish “Jerusalem Statement” of 2007

The Palestinian “Jerusalem Statement” (nov 11, 2007) is an anti-Israel, anti-Zionist and anti-Jewish Statement and can not be seen separately from its Islamic “Arab” background… Continue reading

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The Trust Is Gone

I consider the Obama administration’s recent actions against the Israeli government to be outrageous and a breach of trust. The world knows what happened; nevertheless, I will try to put it into context… Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton takes up the Running on Middle East Peace

Hillary Clinton, the US Secretary of State, emerged this week as the Washington official taking the running on the battle with Israel over settlements. She held a 43-minute telephone call in which, according to Israeli media, Netanyahu… Continue reading

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Benjamin Netanyahu in desperate effort to appease US

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has held marathon meetings with the six most powerful ministers to come up with a course of action that will satisfy the US, particularly Secretary of State Hillary Clinton… Continue reading

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European Union: Jerusalem should be capital of two states

The Council adopted conclusions on the Middle East Peace Process. It called for the urgent resumption of negotiations that will lead, within an agreed time-frame, to a two-state solution with the State of Israel and an independant, democratic, contiguous and viable State of Palestine, living side by side in peace and security.
It recalled that the European Union would not recognize any changes to the pre-1967 borders including with regard to Jerusalem, other than those agreed by the parties… Continue reading

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Jeruzalem, de hoofdstad van Israel

Het is onvoorstelbaar om aan de Oude Stad te denken zonder één enkele Jood. Van wanneer was dat geleden? Bijna 800 jaar geleden trof Maïmonides er Joden aan. Van de oude ondergrondse synagoge van Yohanan ben Zakai is bekend dat ze er al bijna 2000 jaar staat: thans, net zoals de Hurvasynagoge, ligt alles in puin. De Joden woonden in de Oude Stad toen de Seljoeken haar veroverden, ze waren er in de tijd van de Kruistochten en toen de Turken ze veroverden. Allenby trof de Joden aan toen hij Jeruzalem veroverde op de Turken. Maar vandaag is geen enkele Jood overgebleven… Continue reading

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Gilo is a neighborhood of Jerusalem

Gilo is not a “settlement” and never has been one, unless you consider every Israeli town, city and suburb a “settlement”, including those that were built on legally purchased and registered land, like Tel-Aviv, Petah Tikva and Rishon LeZion… Continue reading