The West Turns a Blind Eye to Palestinian Incitement in Word and Deed

- Posted in The West and the Middle East
Why do so many well-meaning people committed to ending abuses of power ignore the evidence of who is actually committing these abuses and blame their victims instead? An official investigation funded by Britain and the European Union into textbooks used in Palestinian schools has descended into   read more ...

Puncturing the Big Lie of Palestinian Identity

- Posted in Palestinians
Summary ... The Jews are the only extant indigenous people of the land. Palestinian identity was invented in the 1960s in order to destroy the Jews’ claim to Israel and airbrush them out of their own history. [The use here of the word "Palestinian(s)" is the author's choice. There are no such   read more ...

Apartheid Accusation Against Israel Doesn’t Square With the Realities

- Posted in Apartheid
With the looming prospect of Israel’s annexation of certain portions of Judea and Samaria (commonly known as the 'West Bank'), the protracted Israeli-Palestinian conflict is an important issue for readers of the Omaha World-Herald to learn about and form an opinion. Three recent letters to the   read more ...

The Chosen Land

- Posted in Israel and the Land
[This article is an excerpt from the book, Our Challenge: The Chosen Land, written by Rabbi Meir Kahane, in 1974.] It is time for the Jew in Israel to throw away those negative attitudes that he retains from the Galut, the Exile. Chief among these is an unwillingness to look at bitter reality. We   read more ...

On Friday, They Buried Rina

- Posted in Arab / Islamic Terror
If ever there was a week that illustrated the dramatic difference between the lives of Israeli Jews and American Jews, this was it. Over the course of the past week, Palestinian Arab terrorists stabbed and wounded an Israeli in the Old City of Jerusalem, drove a car into Israelis standing at a bus   read more ...

The UNRWA Refugee Controversy Explained

- Posted in The Arab 'Refugees' / UNRWA
Summary ... 'Palestinian refugees' are the only refugee population that has its own dedicated UN agency, UN Relief and Works Agency. UNRWA does not have a mandate to resettle refugees. So, by not promoting resettlement like the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, UNRWA perpetuates the refugee   read more ...

The Legacy of the 'Nakba' and Lies About Israel

- Posted in
Many students on college campuses these days hear the lie that Israel has murdered entirely innocent, peaceful, unarmed protesters in the Gaza Strip. They hear that the Israel Defense Forces specifically targets women and children as they displace Palestinians to make room for Jewish settlements.   read more ...

How ‘Moderate’ and ‘Secular’ Is Fatah?

- Posted in The Palestinian Authority
"We are all capable," the writer George Orwell once warned, "of believing things which we know to be untrue, and then, when we are finally proved wrong, impudently twisting the facts to show that we were right. But, he added, "sooner or later a false belief bumps up against a solid reality" — and   read more ...