Israel falsely accused of being Apartheid state

Jewish students are this week facing a coordinated, vitriolic campaign to demonize Israel. Israeli Apartheid Week is an effort by groups and activists supporting boycotts, divestment and sanctions against Israel to discredit it and label it an “apartheid state. This campaign was kicked off Monday in many cities and college campuses worldwide. “Students and faculty… Read More Israel falsely accused of being Apartheid state

Jordanian army blew up the Hurva synagogue in 1948

During British rule in Jerusalem the Hurva Synagogue was the most important in Israel. In 1948, the invading Jordanian army blew it up. The Hurva, whose name means «ruin» was initially built by disciples of Rabbi Judah Hahasid in the early 18th century. It was destroyed shortly thereafter by Muslims demanding the return of loans… Read More Jordanian army blew up the Hurva synagogue in 1948

Pro Islamic Jihad week in 80 US Universities

There is hostile environment toward Israel in 60-80 out of 4000 American universities‬‬. Pro-Palestinian campaign, marked in European universities last week, arrives in US. CEO of pro-Israeli organization says there is hostile environment toward Israel in 60-80 out of 4000 American universities‬‬ – The Israel Apartheid Week, a pro-Palestinian international campaign which includes films, lectures,… Read More Pro Islamic Jihad week in 80 US Universities

UN Anti-racism conference infected by racism

There is no reason to honor an anti-racism conference that has become infected with racism. This is the view of Anne Bayefsky, a leading human rights scholar. She organized a counter-conference on Thursday to challenge the misguided notion of the UN event Durban III. The world’s leading democracies were not present during the UN-sponsored Durban III… Read More UN Anti-racism conference infected by racism

Report: Pro-Israel activist bitten in London

Jewish Chronicle reports activists attacked at school celebrating ‘Israel Apartheid Week’‬‬ An activist with the pro-Israel Stand With Us organization was attacked Sunday at a London university, the Jewish Chronicle reported. He was taken to the hospital after being beaten and bitten on the cheek, his companions said. The four activists decided to visit the… Read More Report: Pro-Israel activist bitten in London

South African official doubts Israeli nuclear arms sale offer

Waldo Stumpf, who led project to dismantle South Africa’s nuclear weapons program, says Israel could not have offered to sell nuclear warheads to his country in 1975. Yesterday professor Waldo Stump at the University of Pretoria said he doubted Israel or South Africa would have contemplated a deal seriously. «To even consider the possible international… Read More South African official doubts Israeli nuclear arms sale offer

South Africa helped isolated Israel get nuclear fuel

Both France and Israel helped the Apartheid regime in South Africa develop a nuclear bomb. In return Israel got 50 tons of Uranium to their own nuclear bomb program. The Israeli President Shimon Peres offered South Africa Israeli Ballistic Missiles that could carry Nuclear warheads. This was in 1975, while Israel was isolated after the… Read More South Africa helped isolated Israel get nuclear fuel

Wanted: Arab Palestinian «Peace Now» movement

The Palestinian leadership’s actions and words have sent the message to its constituents that any person who thinks about normalization or coexistence with the Jewish state will be severely punished. Both the Palestinian Authority and Hamas have prevented the emergence of a real peace camp among Palestinians. Many Palestinians who work with international or Israeli… Read More Wanted: Arab Palestinian «Peace Now» movement

South African Union: «ill-treat and exile Jews who support Israel»

«Jewish and Israeli communities are to be despised, scorned and ridiculed, thus subjecting them to ill-treatment on the basis of their religious affiliation» This is a statement from Bongani Masuku, International relation spokesperson of Congress of South African Trade Unions. A South African human rights panel last week condemned a local trade union leader for… Read More South African Union: «ill-treat and exile Jews who support Israel»

«Jewish approval of settlement freeze is accepting they are obstacles to peace»

Any decision to freeze any settlement activity would be an acknowledgement by Israel that these Jewish communities are an obstacle to peace. This is a statement by Shaul Goldstein, who is the Gush Etziyon Regional Council head. Also mayor Ran Nachman in the Jewish township Arial in Samaria calls the proposed settlement freeze for «stupid»… Read More «Jewish approval of settlement freeze is accepting they are obstacles to peace»