The Two-State Solution's Inconvenient Truths

- Posted in Arab-Israeli Conflict
As long as there was some hope that negotiation could produce a solution to the conflict with the Arabs, Israel and it supporters generally refrained from calling attention to several objective factors that have always made the so-called "two-state" solution impossible. In the wake of UNSCR 2334   read more ...

Netiv Ha’avot and Israeli Sovereignty

- Posted in Israel and the Land
Anyone – or almost anyone – who’s heard about the Netiv Ha’avot case is certain that the problem is a localized one that affects only residents of one particular neighborhood, or at the most, residents of Gush Etzion. This being the case, allow me to introduce you to Gush Etzion, and to the   read more ...

UNRWA: The UN Agency that Creates 'Palestinian' Refugees

- Posted in The Arab 'Refugees' / UNRWA
Summary ... According to the UN's own definition, the status of "refugee" cannot be passed from generation to generation -- as it conveniently has been for the 'Palestinians'. A 'Palestinian with' a European, American or Jordanian passport has no reason to be considered a refugee. Except by UNRWA.   read more ...

Arab Apartheid Targets Palestinians

- Posted in Apartheid
Summary ... 'Palestinians' say that what they are facing in Iraq is "ethnic cleansing." The new Iraqi law deprives 'Palestinians' living in Iraq of their right to free education, healthcare and others. Iraq has just joined the long list of Arab countries that shamelessly practice apartheid against   read more ...

If Jerusalem Weren’t Israeli, Would Muslims Want It?

- Posted in Jerusalem
Here are some of the weekend headlines on the reaction to President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. USA Today: “Thousands of Indonesians rally at US Embassy over Jerusalem” The Jordan Times: “Jordan, Turkey to lead Arab-Islamic pro-Jerusalem action” The   read more ...

Just What Were The Jews Doing in Then-Palestine Before The Balfour Declaration?

- Posted in Israel and the Land
Summary ... What did the Balfour Declaration actually do? And what did the Balfour Declaration recognize? Thursday [November 2, 2017] [was] the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, yet after 100 years people still argue over it and [PA/PLO leader Mahmoud] Abbas [aka Abu Mazen] is still   read more ...

The Historical Significance of the Balfour Declaration

- Posted in Israel and the Land
Summary ... The Balfour Declaration is important because it recognizes the historical bond of the Jewish People to the Holy Land, a bond which existed long before the declaration The stated purpose of the Balfour Declaration from November 2, 1917 and the circumstances under which it was published   read more ...

There Is No Israeli 'Occupation': It’s Not Arab Land and 98 Percent of Palestinian-Arabs Live Under Arab Rule

- Posted in Judea and Samaria
Summary ... Ambassador Friedman merely spoke the truth when he used the term 'alleged occupation'. Simply put, there is no Israeli 'occupation' in Judea/Samaria/Jerusalem. The U.S. Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, recently made headlines for using the term “alleged occupation” during an   read more ...