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Melanie Phillips said: “So while Muslims deny the Holocaust, they claim that Israel is carrying out a holocaust in Gaza. Antisemitism is central to Jewish experience in Europe; Muslims claim that ‘Islamophobia’ is rife throughout Europe.  Israel gives all Jews the ‘right of return’ to Israel on account of the unique reality of global Jewish…

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The New York Times and Israel

by Atty. Elyakim Haetzni, Arutz 7  Well-known columnist Thomas Friedman summed up his recent article, Reality Check, in the New York Times as follows:  “The most important thing President Obama and the Secretary of State…can do now is…to simply get out of the picture…America has to get off the road…”. Putting aside our reservations about…

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Is Mossad Systematically Killing Iranian Nuclear Scientists?

by Chana Ya’ar, Arutz 7 Iran’s state-run Fars News Agency (FNA) is accusing Israel’s international intelligence agency of killing the country’s nuclear scientists. The news agency quoted a report posted Wednesday on the IranNuc.ir website that said the Mossad “has a long record in assassinating Arab and Muslim scientists in collaboration with its U.S. and…

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Mubarak says Israel needs to review its policies

by JPost Staff Israel needs to reexamine its policies and initiate steps to build trust with the Palestinian Authority so that negotiations can be restarted, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak told Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Thursday. The two leaders met in Sharm e-Sheikh and held a lengthy, friendly and comprehensive discussion that focused on the…

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Jordan: Swift action needed for peace

by AFP Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Wednesday urged “swift action” to help push forward the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, warning against wasting more time, a palace statement said. “Efforts for having serious and effective peace talks should continue, based on a two-state solution, which is the only way to achieve regional stability and security,”…

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UN spurns Beirut on fixing sea border after Israel strikes gas

by Debkafile The UN has turned down Lebanon’s demand to intervene in delineating its sea border following Israel’s discovery in the Mediterranean of the Leviathan gas well – billed as the world’s biggest find in a decade. UN Spokesman Martin Nesirsky explained that UNIFIL’s mandate applied to coastal waters, not to delineating maritime lines. Cyprus…

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Pro-Israel activists: New congress will remain Israel ally

by Hilary Leila Krieger, JPost  WASHINGTON – The Congress that will be installed Wednesday might be losing four of its Jewish members, but Republicans and several pro-Israel advocates insist it will remain as supportive as ever of the Jewish state. “The members who are taking over will be at least as strong in their pro-Israel…

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Arab world in uproar over Zionist spy birds

by Israel Today Israel’s Ma’ariv daily newspaper reported on Tuesday that Saudi Arabian officials have “arrested” a wounded vulture that landed in a rural area of the country wearing a transmitter and a leg bracelet etched with the words “Tel Aviv University.” The bird is part of ongoing long-term research into bird migration patterns, but…

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Netanyahu officially asks for Pollard's Release

by Jerusalem Post Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu made an unprecedented public appeal in the Knesset Tuesday night for freeing Jonathan, reading out loud a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama, appealing to him to end Pollard’s life sentence in prison. The government announced two weeks ago that the Prime Minister would make a public appeal…

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Israel's terrible drought

by Israel Today The previous twelve months were the hottest and overall driest year Israel has experienced since weather records started being kept. The Israel Meteorological Service has published year-end data showing that temperatures across Israel in 2010 were some 2-3 degrees hotter than the average temperatures recorded over the past 30 years. For instance,…

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