Goldstone Recants! Will the Left Follow His Example?

BY JONATHAN TOBIN, COMMENTARY MAG— In what must be considered as shocking a turnaround as any we have seen in recent years, Richard Goldstone, the chair of the United Nations Human Rights Commission’s fact-finding commission about the conflict in Gaza, has retracted his claim that Israel deliberately sought to target and kill Palestinian civilians. A…

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Jordan presses for return of Christian relics smuggled into Israel

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS– Jordan’s archaeology chief says he has a solid legal case to press for the return of 70 ancient lead books stolen and smuggled into Israel. Ziad al-Saad says the relics could be the earliest Christian writing in existence. If authenticated, he says they would be the most significant find in Christian…

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'Egypt president hopefuls see necessity of peace treaty'

BY HERB KEINON, JPOST The current Egyptian leadership – as well as the leading candidates for the country’s leadership – recognize the strategic importance of the peace treaty with Israel, Maj.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi, the head of military intelligence, told the weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday. Kochavi’s rather sanguine assessment of how the future leadership in…

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Goldstone: Claims of Israel's Gaza war crimes should be reconsidered

BY HAARETZ SERVICE— Former jurist Richard Goldstone said that if Israel had cooperated with his United Nations fact-finding commission into the events of Operation Cast Lead, the charges mounted against Israel in the Goldstone Report, including those of alleged war crimes and the intentional targeting of civilians, would have been different. Writing in a Washington…

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Facebook faces accusation of facilitating Israel invasion

BY BOB UNRUH, WND— Larry Klayman, founder of Freedom Watch, has announced that he has launched a lawsuit against Facebook and its founder, Mark Zuckerberg, for allegedly facilitating jihad against Israel. It seeks damages of up to $1 billion. WND reported earlier this week on strategies that were being developed on Facebook pages for thousands…

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