White House seeks to negotiate on 1967 lines

BY ELI LAKE, THE WASHINGTON TIMES— The White House is pressing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to publicly adopt President Obama’s view that Israel’s pre-1967 borders should be the basis for future peace talks. A senior administration official Friday told American Jewish leaders that the request for Israel to endorse the president’s peace principles was…

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The myth of Zionist racism

BY ROBERT S. WISTRICH, YNET— It is almost 10 years since the UN-sponsored World Conference against Racism in Durban, South Africa, inaugurated a new stage in the history of “anti-racist” anti-Semitism. The Durban gathering of August 2001, ostensibly devoted to commemorating the struggle against apartheid, was rapidly transformed by the assembled NGOs into a raucous…

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German man who typed 'Schindler's List' dies at 91

BY JTA— Mietek Pemper, the man responsible for typing Oskar Schindler’s famous list that saved more than 1,000 Jews during the Holocaust, died Tuesday in Augsburg, Germany, at age 91. Pemper is to be buried in the city’s Jewish cemetery, and local officials plan to order flags to be lowered to halfmast, the Agence France-Presse…

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‘Tanks and Helicopters’ Mow Down Syria Protesters

BY GIL RONEN, ARUTZ 7— The minority Alawite regime of Bashar Assad has brought in helicopter gunships and tanks to combat a citizens’ rebellion, according to eyewitness reports. The BBC quoted a Syrian refugee who had crossed the border into Turkey as saying that Assad’s tanks attacked a village near Jisr al-Shughour Saturday. About 120…

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'Abbas looking for way out of UN bid'

BY ELIOR LEVY, YNET— Are the Palestinians having second thoughts about their unilateral bid for statehood? Faced with opposition from the United States, a number of top Palestinian officials are quietly advising President Mahmoud Abbas to drop plans to seek recognition for a state at the United Nations this fall.  Suggested hesitation aside, Palestinian Foreign…

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