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EU Boycott is ‘Economic Terrorism’; Sweden Confirms Support for Islamists Over Freedom

The European Union’s decision to boycott Israeli bodies located beyond the 1949 Armistice lines is nothing short of economic terrorism, Economy Minister Naftali Bennett (Bayit Yehudi) said on Tuesday. Speaking to Channel 2 News, Bennett said, “This is an economic terror attack against peace. If the Europeans want to be involved in the diplomatic process, […]

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USA Today Irresponsibly Runs Boycott of Israel (BDS) Press Release as a Story

June 17, 2013 10:50 by Simon Plosker On June 12, USA Today published a story concerning efforts by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement to force Alicia Keys to cancel a concert in Israel. It included some particularly nasty language such as a reference to “reports from rights organizations documenting Israel’s violation of Palestinian […]

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Obama Administration: 1,000 New Homes for Jews Unhelpful

The United States Thursday sharply criticized Israel’s plans to move ahead with 1,000 new homes for Jews in Judea and Samaria, the Biblical heartland of the Jews’ forefathers, saying it was unhelpful to US efforts to kickstart negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. “We don’t accept the legitimacy of continued settlement activity,” State Department […]

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Conflict with Palestinian Authority Better Than Making More Mistaken Deals

In a discussion of how he expects the Israel-Arab conflict to finally be resolved, Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon said that ideally Israel, Jordan, Egypt, and the Palestinian Authority would cooperate on regional issues, thus resolving generations of enmity. “I am looking for true cooperation with these partners on matters of state and security,” including […]

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Anti-Semitism again in Full Force in Europe: Germany Supports EU Plan to Label ‘Settlement’ Products

Germany has given its support to a plan by the European Union to label products manufactured in Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria, Army Radio reported Sunday. The report cited an official government document in which the German government has stated its stance on the issue for the first time. The document was issued in […]

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Mosques in Israel to get Millions for Security, Nothing for Synagogues

The Ministry of the Interior will invest an estimated 15 million shekels in protecting mosques and monasteries from vandals, IDF Radio (Galei Tzahal) reports. Currently, there is no plan to provide Jewish holy places with similar protection. Minister Gidon Saar has reportedly approved funding for extra security, including security cameras, for dozens of Muslim and […]

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EU Foreign Ministers Back Labeling of ‘Settlement Products’ Thereby Backing Palestinians and Terror

EU foreign ministers, among them Britain’s William Hague and Laurent Fabius of France, have said they will back EU efforts to label products from Israeli communities in Judea, Samaria and eastern Jerusalem, according to a letter obtained by AFP on Friday. “We warmly welcome your commitment to work with fellow commissioners to prepare EU-wide guidelines […]

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