Riot in Shuafat

Shocking Photos of Near-Lynch of Israeli Officer Prompt Calls for Change

A shocking attack on a Border Police officer in northern Jerusalem recently received nationwide press coverage in which photos, shown by Channel 2, show an Arab mob hurling firebombs at a fortified police position in the Shuafat neighborhood and banging on its windows. Attacks on officers are not uncommon in Shuafat, however, in this case […]

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HR Comment: Righting a Capital Offense

HR Comment: Righting a Capital Offense August 14, 2012 13:23 by Simon Plosker This opinion piece by Simon Plosker, HonestReporting’s Managing Editor, was originally published in the Jerusalem Post. When HonestReporting filed a complaint with the UK’s Press Complaints Commission in response to The Guardian’s labeling of Tel Aviv as Israel’s capital, we did so expecting […]

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Ramat Gilad in Shomron

Israel to Annex Judea and Samaria?

It was the late Yitzchak Shamir who declared from the Knesset podium that the Land of Israel belongs to the Jewish people, “and why? Because!” Thursday afternoon, the second annual conference calling for the application of Israeli law on Judea and Samaria (Yehuda and Shomron) began at the Visitors Center in Hebron. The conference is […]

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BBC Olympic Coverage Declares East Jerusalem as Palestinian Capital

BBC Olympic Coverage Declares East Jerusalem as Palestinian Capital July 19, 2012 13:34 by Simon Plosker The BBC Sport website’s coverage of the forthcoming London Olympic games features country profiles of all of the competing nations. Every other country profile includes a listed capital city. All except for Israel. This even includes “Palestine” where the BBC […]

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Official Palestinian Authority Terrorist Terminology Guide: Terror = Resistance

Instead of “terror” say “resistance” Instead of “suicide bombing” say “Martyrdom-seeking operation” Instead of “Star of David” say “Six-pointed star” by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik The Palestinian Authority Ministry of Information has published a book instructing Palestinians which words to use and calling to replace “the Israeli and American dissemination of poisoned terms.” […]

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Muslim Cleric: Jerusalem to be Capital of Egypt Under Mursi Rule (VIDEO)

If Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi were to become president, Egypt’s capital would no longer be Cairo, but would be Jerusalem, a prominent Egyptian cleric said at a presidential campaign rally, which was aired by an Egyptian private television channel. “Our capital shall not be Cairo, Mecca or Medina. It shall be Jerusalem with God’s […]

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