Netanyahu: Palestinians are dodging direct Mideast peace talks

by Emet Report Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday, “There is an obvious Palestinian attempt to evade direct negotiations.” At the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee meeting Netanyahu said, “As far as we are concerned, we are ready to start direct negotiations as early as next week.”   The Arab League is slated…

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Prerequisites for a two-state solution

by Mort Zuckerman    Will the world applaud Israel’s just-announced decision to restrict its military forces by imposing even more stringent rules to avoid accidental civilian casualties? Don’t bet on it. The world remained silent as Israel endured hundreds of Palestinian suicide bombers, stabbings, drive-by shootings, and kidnappings. No censure or demands for a cease-fire…

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3D Test of Anti-Semitism: Demonization, Double Standards, Delegitimization

by Natan Sharansky, JCPA When I was a dissident in the former Soviet Union, one of my regular activities was monitoring anti-Semitism, and smuggling out evidence and records of such activity to the West. I believed then that the free world, particularly after the Holocaust, would always be a staunch ally in the struggle against…

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Rising speculation about bombing Iran's nukes

by Michael Barone, Washington Examiner Many years ago I was privileged to attend a dinner with James Rowe, one of the “passion for anonymity” young aides to Franklin Roosevelt, original author of the winning strategy for Harry Truman’s 1948 campaign and close confidant of then-President Lyndon Johnson. Rowe described how Johnson tested insider opinion. He…

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Palestinians in the Arab World: Why the Silence?

by Khaled Abu Toameh, Hudson Institute When was the last time the United Nations Security Council met to condemn an Arab government for its mistreatment of Palestinians? How come groups and individuals on university campuses in the US and Canada that call themselves “pro-Palestinian” remain silent when Jordan revokes the citizenship of thousands of Palestinians?…

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Missing IDF soldier found alive and well

by Israelnationalnews.com A missing IDF soldier from the IDF’s elite combat  “Satyeret Matkal” unit was found alive and well around midnight Thursday. The 21 year-old fighter had returned to his Ashkelon coastal community home in Kochav Michael, said a spokesperson for the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council. The circumstances of the soldier’s disappearance are as of…

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Palestinian Arabs are a counterfeit people

by Victor Sharpe The Arabs who call themselves “Palestinians” are Arabs who are indistinguishable from their fellow Arabs who live in the surrounding artificially created  states such as Iraq and Jordan or the other entities throughout the Middle East created by the colonial powers, France and Britain. Both European powers were victorious after the Ottoman…

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UN: Aid convoys to Gaza don't help

by Emet Report Aid convoys like the May 31 Gaza flotilla “are not helpful to resolving the basic economic problems in Gaza and needlessly carry the potential for escalation,” according to a briefing the UN under-secretary-general for political affairs presented to the Security Council on Wednesday. The briefing report also called for the “immediate release”…

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