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So, Just What is a "Palestinian," Anyways?

The Philistines, of course, were a seafaring people of the Aegean islands.

They were one of the rivals for regional dominance competing with the ancient Israelites along the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea over one thousand years before Jesus of Nazareth walked the land. 1,265 more words

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UC Irvine Cancels Nonie Darwish Speech

Front Page Magazine reports the following:

On the heels of Brandeis University’s controversial decision to rescind an honorary degree to women’s rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, organizers of a week-long pro-Israel event called iFest, which is currently underway at the University of California, Irvine, say they have been forced to cancel a scheduled speech by Nonie Darwish, a prominent pro-Israel speaker.

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Chag sameach. Happy 66th birthday Israel.

To My Country — Rachel.

I have not sung you, my country,
not brought glory to your name
with the great deeds of a hero… 69 more words

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News & Views from ‘Arlene in Israel’ - “Bye Bye Negotiations”

Written and submitted by Arlene Kushner.

Shabbat starts late at this season, which allows me the time to do a post – but even so, Shabbat is Shabbat and this will be brief. 1,455 more words

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Palestine Mandate Legally Triumphs Over Discredited PLO Charter.

Written by David Singer.

The 1922 League of Nations Mandate for Palestine – and international law – have finally emerged as triumphant victors over the 1964 PLO Charter following the collapse of 50 years of failed attempts by the PLO to arbitrarily void the vote of the 51 members of the League of Nations unanimously endorsing the legal right of the Jewish people to reconstitute the Jewish National Home in 23% of former Palestine. 820 more words

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On Peace and Palestinian unity.

Weekly Israel Advocacy Update.

Written by Emily Gian. Media and Advocacy Director, Zionist Federation of Australia..

Some weeks ago I wrote about the peace negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians, which had then been meandering along with little progress for eight months. 1,479 more words

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Are We Intended to Believe that John Kerry is a Moron?

I voted for John Kerry for president of the United States in 2004.

Of course, I also voted for Mondale, Dukakis, Clinton, Gore, and the current resident of Pennsylvania Avenue. 754 more words

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