Palestinian refugees forever?

BY ALEXANDER JOFFE AND ASAF ROMIROWSKY, UPI— Palestinian identity is founded  on three parts. One is that resistance to Israel is permanent and holy. Another is that Palestinians are, individually and communally, refugees, made so at the hands of Israel. The third part is that the world, specifically the United Nations and Western countries, must…

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Israeli archaeologists find earliest evidence of Bethlehem's existence in Jerusalem dig

BY NIR HASSON, HAARETZ— A piece of clay was found during archaeological excavations at the City of David, in Jerusalem, bearing the name of the city of Bethlehem in ancient Hebrew script. The piece of clay dates back to the First Temple period (1006 – 586 BCE), making it the first tangible evidence of existence…

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Israel revives military option after Obama rejects its nuclear demands of Iran

DEBKAFILE— Israel has withdrawn its pledge to US President Barack Obama not to strike Iran’s nuclear sites before the November presidential election after he rejected its minimal demands for nuclear negotiations with Iran. This is reported exclusively by debkafile’s Washington sources. In public, Israeli ministers still talk as though they believe in results from the…

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Iran rope-a-dopes the West again

BY BRUCE THORNTON, FRONTPAGEMAG— Yukiya Amano, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, announced on Tuesday that Iran would agree “quite soon” to allow IAEA inspectors to search for any evidence that Iran’s nuclear enrichment program has been directed towards military applications. The IAEA has been particularly interested in the Parchin military complex, where…

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The peace process battered Israel's reputation

BY JEFF JACOBY, BOSTON GLOBE— “What happened,” asks Michael Oren, “to Israel’s reputation?” The Israeli ambassador to the United States, a noted historian, combat veteran, and bestselling author, raised that question in a Wall Street Journal essay last week. Writing on the 64th anniversary of Israeli independence, Oren began by quoting from Life magazine’s salute…

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Celebrate Israel Parade- an expression of Zionistic pride

BY RON JAGER— The preliminary goal of the de-legitimization and BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Boycott) movement is to isolate Israel turning her into a pariah state among the International community. These efforts by NGO’s in Israel, America, and Europe have fostered an international atmosphere that negates from Israel national and sovereign rights that all nations…

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