Poll: Palestinians say enough talk, ready to fight

BY RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— A Palestinian public opinion poll conducted over the weekend revealed that Israel’s ostensible peace partners have had enough of talking, and may be gearing up for more violence. The Center for Opinion Polls and Survey Studies at An-Najah National University in Nablus asked local Palestinians if they believe a lasting…

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Noam Shalit: No sign of life from Gilad yet

BY MAOR BUCHNIK, YNET— Noam Shalit, father of captive soldier Gilad Shalit, said Sunday that the family has yet to receive a sign of life from Gilad. “We are waiting watchfully and with concern,” he said. “The final timetable is not yet finalized.” Responding to statements by Defense Ministry official Amos Gilad suggesting his son…

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Should Israel exchange terrorists for a kidnapped soldier?

BY ALAN DERSHOWITZ, JPOST— The Israeli government has agreed to release hundreds of properly convicted Palestinian terrorists in exchange for one illegally kidnapped Israeli soldier.  This decision, understandable as it is emotionally, dramatically illustrates why terrorism works.  By agreeing to this exchange, Israel has once again shown its commitment to saving the life of even…

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Video: ‘Jewish Conspiracy’ Alleged in ‘Occupy Wall Street’

BY TZVI BEN GEDALYAHU, ARUTZ 7— The ”Jewish Conspiracy” theme is becoming more popular in the Occupy Wall Street protests. “The people who run Wall Street are guilty of crimes against humanity,” stated a black American protester. “A small ethnic group consists of…almost all bankers on Wall Street are Jewish. “There is a conspiracy in…

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Anti-Semitism tainting Occupy Wall Street protests

By YITZHAK BENHORIN, YNetnews.com — Several anti-Semitic incidents have been reported during “Occupy Wall Street” demonstrations in New York as Jews were blamed for the turmoil in America’s financial markets. In addition, anti-Israel signs were raised against “Israel’s occupation of Gaza”. The “Emergency Committee for Israel” has published a hard-to-watch clip in which Jews are…

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Inconceivable pain, profound joy, terrible consequences

BY STAN GOODENOUGH— In an expression of unfathomable grief, a young Jewish man Thursday night defaced the memorial in Tel Aviv to assassinated Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.* Shvuel Schijveschuurder – who was arrested then released on bail – was 17 years old when, in 2001, his mother, father, brother and two sisters were killed…

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Obama's bomb deal with Israel raises the spectre of war

BY PAUL KORIG, GLOBE AND MAIL— Barack Obama may be widely regarded at home as the least pro-Israeli president in decades, but he has secretly okayed giving the Jewish state a bunch of special bunker-busting bombs– ideal for destroying Tehran’s ruling mullahs’ nuclear ambitions and so powerful that George W. Bush blocked handing them over.…

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