FAKE NEWS CORRECTED: Tel Aviv Isn’t the Israeli Capital and That’s Not an Opinion

Ahmed Aboudouh is a consultant editor at The Independent. He specializes in Middle East affairs. Apparently he doesn’t believe that Jerusalem should be the Israeli capital. In an opinion piece, that’s his right even though, de facto, Jerusalem is the capital. He does not, however, have the right to unilaterally declare Tel Aviv to be […]

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Only The Likud Can… Sell-Out

  Only The Likud Can… Sell-Out   Ariel Natan Pasko   “Rok HaLikud Y’Chol – Only the Likud can…” a campaign song and slogan that’s seeped into the Israeli body politic for years, like a taste-less, odor-less, toxic pathogen. “Only the Likud can…” give away the Sinai. “Only the Likud can…” go to Madrid (the […]

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Why the Palestinians Rejected Trump’s Peace Plan

The one aspect of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that no one wants to talk about. Robert Spencer President Trump unveiled his long-awaited “Deal of the Century” plan Tuesday afternoon, offering Palestinians a state and fifty billion dollars. Predictably enough, the Palestinians and their supporters are enraged. The way they have expressed that rage is a new […]

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Over 400 Israeli Rabbis Unequivocally and Rightfully Reject Trump’s “Deal of the Century”

The Rabbinical Congress for Peace (RCP) composed of over four hundred Israeli rabbis, unequivocally rejects US President Trump’s “Deal of the Century.” The rabbis have emphatically stated that Jewish Law prohibits any declaration of territorial concession, whether now or in the future, even when accompanied by strict conditions and restrictions, and that such concessions create […]

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Israel-US Model Is Unconventional, and Successful

Whether by accident or by deliberate osmosis, Israel and the U.S. have adopted similar solutions to their existential problems. Before 2002, during the various Palestinian intifadas, Israel suffered hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries from suicide bombers freely crossing from the West Bank and Gaza into Israel. In response, Israel planned a vast border […]

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Coincidence that Attempts to Oust Both Trump and Netanyahu by Opposition Are Going On at the Same Time?

It is not mere coincidence that as President Trump’s impeachment inquiry was raging in the Intelligence Congressional Committee that across the ocean in Israel, Prime Minister Netanyahu was indicted on charges of fraud, bribery and breach of trust by Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit. Mr. Mandelblit happened to be an old friend and appointee of Prime […]

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The Charges Against Benjamin Netanyahu, Explained

Until November 2019, no Israeli prime minister has ever been indicted while in office. The charges against Benjamin Netanyahu are serious: bribery, fraud and breach of trust. The legal drama’s collision with the Knesset’s political deadlock and looming election raises the stakes even higher. Netanyahu insists he has committed no wrongdoing, and Israel — like […]

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