New report tallies 660 gazillion incidents of anti-Semitism during the past 24 hours.

On Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict. Staff , THE JERUSALEM POST Anti-Semitism has reached a global peak since the end of Israel’s Operation Cast Lead in the Gaza Strip last winter, and levels of Jew-hating have not been so high since the Second World War, according to the Jewish Agency’s annual report on anti-Semitism issued on Sunday. The report was presented by Diaspora Affairs Minister Yuli Edelstein and Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky. The tightening ties between extreme left-wing activists and Islamists were noted in

He who pays the piper calls the tune

On Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Khaled Abu Toameh , THE JERUSALEM POST The Palestinian Authority over the weekend expressed concern over Hamas’s growing attempts to gain recognition from the international community and warned EU representatives against engaging in dialogue with the extreme Islamist movement. A senior PA official in Ramallah condemned initiatives by some EU citizens and officials to talk to Hamas, accusing them of “ignoring the fact that Hamas had staged a coup in the Gaza Strip.” The official warned that meetings between Hamas

Titans of Free World converge on Israel for major summit on resolving the problems plaguing humanity

On Monday, January 25th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Presidents Stephen, Mori to meet top Israeli officials, including Netanyahu and Lieberman, then relax at Dead Sea spa Roni Sofer Published: 01.20.10, 15:59 / Israel News The presidents of Micronesia and Nauru, countries with a combined total of 130,000 people, are expected to visit Israel Thursday, and the Foreign Ministry is going out of its way to make the visit a success, Ynet reported on Wednesday. Officials from the Foreign Ministry, the President’s Residence and the American Jewish Committee, which

"Israel's Welcome Wagon"

On Monday, January 25th, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

At 3 o’clock in the morning on Monday Israeli immigration police and soldiers stormed the apartment of a Czech NGO worker in the West Bank city of Ramallah and arrested her. According to the Israeli authorities, her crime was having overstayed her tourist visa and she was promptly deported. The Palestinian organisation for which she was working however maintains that she was arrested unlawfully in the most recent of a string of raids on activists in the Israeli-occupied territories. Listen:RealAudioDownload:MP3Podcast:Subscribe

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On Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 in News.

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"People are always criticizing the Nazis. They think that the Nazis could only do wrong, that they could do no right. So, I would like to say a word of praise for Adolf Hitler, who was a vegan; for Heinrich Himmler, who shed tears at Pozen while exterminating the Jews; for Hermann Goring, who overcame his drug addiction."

On Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

I’d like to say a word of honor and thanks and, yes, pride for the Israelis, paramedics, physicians, nurses, midwives, and medical imaging technicians, who went to Haiti to save lives. That’s it. I believe that they are people, individuals, who went there to save limbs from gangrene and amputation, stanch internal bleeding, relieve crushing pain. To deliver babies. To risk their lives, using jackhammers and hydraulics and their hands to make crawl spaces under tons of concrete and silt,

What We Can Do

On Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 in News.

Please take action: Canada cuts UNRWA aid for Palestinian refugees Last week, the Harper government quietly announced that after decades of support, Canada was ceasing aid to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA.) Founded in 1949, UNRWA is the primary organ to provide aid to Palestinian refugees scattered around the world. Canada has traditionally provided a key 4 percent of UNRWA’s overall budget. The Harper government’s decision represents a cruel break from Canada’s traditionally supportive and humane position vis-à-vis

Why Israel is now bombing Gaza

On Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 in News.

Hamas has accepted Israel’s right to exist and would be prepared to nullify its charter, which calls for the destruction of Israel, Aziz Dwaik, Hamas’s most senior representative in the West Bank, said on Wednesday. Dwaik’s remarks are seen in the context of Hamas’s attempts to win recognition from the international community. Dwaik is the elected speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council. He was released a few months ago after spending nearly three years in an Israeli prison. Dwaik was

In response to Obama's call for "bold steps for peace," the Fatah leadership has agreed to circumcision en masse. The Reverend Sun Myung Moon of the Unification Church will reportedly officiate. Expressing concern, Netanyahu demanded as a "confidence-building" measure that Arafat's corpse be circumcized. The late chairman's widow Suha Arafat objected that it was a cheap publicity stunt, but privately expressed a willingness to negotiate. Saeb Ereket couldn't be reached for comment: his phone message stated, "The peace process is dying, the peace process is dying, the peace process is dying." Abu Ala also could not be reached for comment. His secretary stated that he was negotatiating an important deal with Egypt regarding deliveries of "steel and cement."

On Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 in News, The Israel-Palestine Conflict.

Palestinian National Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad will participate in the Herzliya Conference early next month with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak, organizers of the annual Israeli strategy conference said Wednesday in a potentially encouraging sign that Palestinians might be taking a step toward exploring a return to peace negotiations. “I have just been advised that Palestinian National Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad will be participating in the ‘Prospects of Peace: The Israeli Palestinian Track’ plenary session alongside Israeli Defense

"The United States should propose its own solution to the remaining problems. Each side would put forward this plan to its own people in a referendum. The vote would take place on the same day, and the result would be conditional upon the acceptance of the other party" – Sari Nusseibah. (For those unfamiliar with Nusseibah, he was the first person awarded a Harvard PhD although certified brain dead at birth.)

On Friday, January 22nd, 2010 in News.

[I]n 1948, the Israelis wanted to create a state without Palestinians, and they almost succeeded in driving them out. In 1967, their victory reunited the refugees with those who had remained in Israel. We were scattered, they brought us back together. The Israelis are sowing their own failure by their success. The colonization of Jerusalem and the West Bank, which makes impossible a two-state solution, will force Israel to live with a sizeable Arab population and to reconsider its democratic

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