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The fabricated Palestinian history

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat, who this past week claimed Palestinian lineage to the Canaanites, is not the first Palestinian to reinvent history • A study of history shows that the roots of present-day Palestinians lie far from here. Nadav Shragai Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat | Photo credit: AP << 1 2 >> The … Continue reading

Poll: Majority of Americans Want Stronger Sanctions on Iran, Believe Palestinian State Would be Terror Hotbed

A view of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Photo: Berthold Werner. Author:Joshua Levitt The National Omnibus Poll, conducted by McLaughlin Associates, surveyed 1,000 Americans, and found that the majority want tougher sanctions on Iran and believe any state run by the Palestinian Authority would become a hotbed for terror. The questions in the survey relating to Israel … Continue reading

Ethnic cleansing and apartheid Palestine

By MICHAEL FREUND   All those who promote the idea of creating a Palestinian entity need to look themselves in the mirror and ask if they truly believe that the ends justify the means. A sign in the West Bank banning Israeli entry to a Palestinian controlled area. Photo: REUTERS Nearly 15 years ago, a … Continue reading

Confusing The World With the Facts on Palestine

Palestine is a geographical area, not a nationality. Eli E. Hertz The Arabs invented a special national entity in the 1960s called the Palestinians, specifically for political gain. They brand Israelis as invaders and claim the geographic area called Palestine belongs exclusively to the Arabs. The word Palestine is not even Arabic. It is a … Continue reading

The story of a West Bank honor killing

By DIANA ATALLAH/THE MEDIA LINE   The tragic tale of how one Palestinian woman became a victim. Arrest [illustrative]. Photo: Nir Elias/Reuters Thamar Zeidan married when she was just 16, and had her first child at 17. While this is not uncommon in traditional Palestinian society, the marriage eventually foundered. Four years ago, she and … Continue reading

Obama’s four-state solution

By CAROLINE B. GLICK   Israel has no reason to withdraw from Judea and Samaria. Absorbing the areas into sovereign Israel will not endanger the country demographically. Palestinian rally in Gaza, December 2013. Photo: REUTERS Inadvertently, President Barack Obama just made an important contribution to our understanding of the Palestinian conflict with Israel. Since Hamas … Continue reading

UNRWA: Turning Children into Terrorists

By Dan Calic Fresh information has surfaced suggesting UNRWA (United Nations Relief Works Agency) continues to undermine the peace process. A recently released documentary produced by the Center for Near East Policy Research provides evidence of how UNRWA has been fomenting terror during summer camps in Judea/Samaria and Gaza. The film titled Camp Jihad was … Continue reading

Palestinian Propaganda Invades the Arts in Canada

by Christine Williams Palestinian propaganda has been ramped up a notch, using the prominent Toronto Film Festivals, in a manipulation of the arts to emotionalize its message. The Sixth Annual Toronto Palestine Film Festival (TPFF) opened on Saturday September 28th, on the heels of the renowned Toronto International Film Festival . Although described as “dedicated … Continue reading

The So-Called Palestinians Alleged Rights

Wallace Edward Brand, JD The writer is an alumnus of Harvard and UCLA. ► More from this writer   In 1920, at San Remo, the Jewish People were recognized by the Principal Allied War Powers in WWI as owning the political rights to Palestine The competing Arab claims also submitted at the Paris Peace talks … Continue reading

Palestinians: Deserving of a State?

By Ari Lieberman On November 20, 2012 six Palestinian civilians, accused of collaborating with Israel, were dragged from their homes in Gaza City by Palestinian gunmen. The butchery that followed represented depravity in the extreme, even by Palestinian standards. The six were summarily executed before an approving crowd that included children and at least one … Continue reading

What a Real Peace Process Would Look Like

Evelyn Gordon | @evelyng1234 The run-up to Friday’s 20th anniversary of the Oslo Accords is a good time to consider not only what went wrong with the “peace process” they launched, but what a viable process would look like. You needn’t look far for answers to either question. As I noted last week, the past month alone … Continue reading