Qatar Shows Two Faces to the World

Four Israelis were buried earlier this month in the wake of nearly 1,000 rockets Hamas and Islamic Jihad fired into Israeli population centers, striking schools, synagogues and homes. The attacks were a massive escalation, showing both the capabilities and determination of the terror groups to strike deeply and indiscriminately within Israeli territory. With new rockets, […]

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UN’s World Health Organization passes anti-Israel resolution

The World Jewish Congress on Wednesday condemned the World Health Organization’s approval of a blatantly one-sided annual resolution accusing Israel of perpetuating a health crisis in Palestinian Arab territories. The resolution was passed, with 96 countries voting in favor, 11 against, and 21 abstaining. Among those that voted against the resolution aside from Israel, were […]

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Why Are Palestinians Yearning for Tel Aviv?

Unsurprisingly there has been a rash of media articles focusing on the 71st anniversary, not of Israel’s independence, but what Palestinians call the “Nakba” or “Catastrophe.” Reuters’ contribution is “Gaza fisherman clings to dream of return to Jaffa home,” which reads like the typical emotion-ridden Palestinian plea for a “right of return” to villages, towns […]

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Poisonous Cartoon Crosses the Line?

Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell has plenty of previous form when it comes to producing poisonous anti-Israel imagery that crosses the line into antisemitism. His latest cartoon “Mike Pompeo’s prayer for Middle East peace” raises similar questions. We see caricatures of US President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. […]

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The ‘Notorious’ Iron Dome?!

There is nothing notorious about Israel’s Iron Dome unless you are a disappointed Palestinian terrorist. Not according to the Daily Mail’s Mail Online: Israel has reportedly deployed its notorious Iron Dome defence system ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest later this week. Notorious? What on earth was the writer thinking? Israel’s Iron Dome is, of course, […]

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BBC Documentary Almost Gets Gaza Right

A BBC documentary, One Day In Gaza (also to be shown on PBS in the US), makes a decent attempt of examining the events of May 14, 2018, when tens of thousands of people in Gaza protested along the border with Israel, but sadly fails in its attempts to be balanced and tell the full […]

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We cannot miss this historic opportunity from Trump

The right-wing camp responded with satisfaction to the reports that the Trump government will agree to apply civil law to the Israeli settlements in Judea and Samaria – a form of de facto annexation. According to the report on Channel 12 News, the Trump plan is expected to include an American recognition that Jewish settlements […]

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Did Ariel Sharon Start the Second Intifada?

One of the most pervasive myths appearing in the international media is the accusation that the outbreak of Palestinian violence against Israel known as the Second Intifada was caused by Ariel Sharon’s September 2000 visit to the Temple Mount. The charge against Sharon is often brought up by those who wish to downplay or erase […]

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Israeli MK to Anti-Semitic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib: Palestinians gave Jews nothing but death

An Israeli lawmaker blasted Michigan congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Sunday, over the freshman Democrat’s remarks regarding Palestinian Arab treatment of Jews following the Holocaust. Newly-minted Likud MK Michal Shir responded to Tlaib’s claim that Palestinian Arabs had “provided” a “safe haven” for Jews after the Holocaust, saying the congresswoman should “open up a” book and […]

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