No End to Distortions and Shamelessness at Jewish Claims Conference

- Posted in Antisemitism
Summary ... The Board of Directors of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany repeatedly sought to side-step the issue of the embezzlement of $57 million from the Holocaust survivor's benefit fund. This has resulted in the appalling suffering of Holocaust survivors, denying them   read more ...

The Struggle for Jerusalem

- Posted in Jerusalem
Summary ... The issue of Jerusalem, and the Temple in Jerusalem, is particularly sensitive and a topic of dispute in every negotiation. Distortions, half-truths, and outright lies are frequently voiced about the struggle for and Israel's right to Jerusalem. This runs counter to the reality that   read more ...

The PLO Charter Amendment That Never Was

- Posted in The Palestinian Authority
They seem to have fooled the world. If you read this, they will not have fooled you anymore. Introduction The "Peace Process" which began with the Declaration of Principles (DOP) in 1993 and continued with the Oslo Accords was actually an Israeli divestiture of land in exchange for promises of   read more ...

Inappropriate Use of the Fourth Geneva Convention

- Posted in Israel's Security
Summary ... Critics and enemies of Israel, including members of the UN and organs such as the International Court of Justice (ICJ) have come to use the Geneva Convention as a weapon against Israel, even when statements by authoritative analysts, scholars and drafters of the document contradict   read more ...

"I Support Israel; Let's Divide It"

- Posted in Israel and the Land
There are many people who say they support Israel. And that's great! But for some people it's a blanket statement they proclaim in public speeches and interviews with the media. They place pro-Israel statements on their websites. They may write blog posts or letters to the editor about it. They   read more ...

The West Bank of What?

- Posted in Judea and Samaria
Do you know? Have you stopped to think? When did this area start being called "the West Bank" and by whom? The term "West Bank" is used so widely that one might get the impression that it has some real historical significance. Those who rally together, calling for Israel to pull out of this area   read more ...

What Has Happened To Us?

- Posted in Israel and the Land
[Some things never change. This commentary, originally written in 1983/5743, is as applicable today as it was then. Nothing in it has changed except for replacing the name of Reagan with Obama or Biden and the settlement of Yamit with Gush Katif.] Jabotinsky compared it to a stagecoach, its   read more ...

Those Contradictory Militants

- Posted in Arab / Islamic Terror
I Say Terrorist, You Say Militant ... Let's Call Reporting Off. A caution signal about news media reliability regarding Arab-Israeli coverage has long been the use of "militant" as a sanitizing substitute for "terrorist" in describing attackers of Israeli non-combatants. Terrorism, defined by the   read more ...