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ZOA: New Israel Fund Admits It Funds Groups That Promote Boycotting, Divesting From, & Sanctions Upon, Israel

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

If U.S. Jews knew truth – would they fund NIF? The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has pointed out that the New Israel Fund (NIF), which for years has held itself out to be a liberal, pro-Israeli group righteously promoting the building up of civil society and aiding minorities in Israel, is a leading promoter […]


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The “Settlements” Obsession

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

by Prof. Phyllis Chesler Why Are “Settlements” Such An American Ivy League Obsession? Why is the dismal lack of human rights in Moslem countries less important? I recently spoke at length about Islamic gender and religious apartheid in the Arab and non-Arab Muslim world. This was, perhaps The unending tragedy of the Middle East is […]


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Jews seek to reclaim houses in Shiekh Jarrah

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Three elderly Jews claim they were raised in east Jerusalem neighborhood before being expelled in War of Independence. Now they want houses back Yair Altman The leftist protest is gaining momentum, but rightist organizations are continuing to reinforce Jewish presence in the neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. Three Jewish people on Thursday arrived at the east […]


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Turkish bill bans Israelis from buying land

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Milliyet report says bill in works eases restrictions on land purchase to attract foreign investment, but prohibits sale to Greek, Israeli citizens. Bill also favors Iranians, Syrians, and Saudis by exempting them from limitations Aviel Magnezi A bill being formulated in Turkey stipulates that Israelis will no longer be able to buy land in the […]


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The Unholy US/Muslim Alliance

Monday, November 29th, 2010

By Ted Belman Dennis ”Avi” Lipkin, a Jew, in his book, Israel’s Bible Bloc, explained how he got over his hatred of Christians and came to embrace them as Israel’s best friend. In 1991, as the IDF spokesperson, he was invited to speak to the Dallas Council on World Affairs. They were part of the […]


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Learning from Lighting the Menorah

Monday, November 29th, 2010

By Avi Lazerson We are accustomed today that each evening of Chanukah we add an additional candle. But this was not always the custom. The Talmud teaches us that each household would have only one single candle lit in only one window each night for the entire household. That was the basic custom, but there […]


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2,000-year-old Cupid found in Jerusalem

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

Semi-precious stone bearing image of Greek Mythology’s Eros discovered in Givati parking lot excavation, apparently came from piece of jewelry The 11th Annual City of David Archaeology Conference took place last week at the City of David. Finds from the past year of excavations were presented at the conference, including the massive fortification next to […]


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ZOA Backs Congressional Letter Calling For Release Of Jonathan Pollard

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) is one of several Jewish groups that have worked to produce a Congressional letter to President Barack Obama, urging him to exercise clemency and release convicted Israeli spy, Jonathan Pollard. A Congressional letter, initiated by Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) written in coordination with a broad array of Jewish groups, […]


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Israel’s Referendum Law: Protecting Democracy

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

By P. David Hornik With the near-nonexistent Israeli-Palestinian diplomatic process at a standstill, despite reports last week about a U.S.-Israeli deal (involving 20 warplanes) aimed at enticing the Palestinians back to the table, this week Israel’s Knesset passed a major law [1] affecting prospective future deal-making with the Palestinians or Syria. The law requires either […]


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Warren Buffett: “Israel’s disproportionate quantity of ideas”

Friday, November 26th, 2010

Warren Buffett: “Israel’s disproportionate quantity of ideas” Straight from the Jerusalem Boardroom #147 Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: A US-Israel Initiative” November 25, 2010 1.  Warren Buffett (Oct. 11, 2010, Yedioth Achronot daily): “CTD, my [farm equipment] company, has acquired a few Israeli companies [following the 2006 $4BN acquisition of 80% of Israel's Iskar], and another […]


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