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DOS Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

Who’s Being ‘Provocative’?

7 Tevet 5773 – December 19, 2012
The US State Department labeled Israel provocative yesterday along with North Korea and Turkey. No word yet on the Palestinians.

The Founding of Modern Shiloh, 1978

26 Kislev 5773 – December 9, 2012
The Walla news site uploaded a home-movie clip of the founding of the modern city of Shiloh, Judea and Samaria.

Olmert Flip Flops on E-1 Construction

21 Kislev 5773 – December 4, 2012
Olmert now claims that Netanyahu's decision to move forward with construction in E-1 is 'beyond my comprehension,' but he himself supported building there in the past.
Secretary Clinton waving.

US Backtracks on Clinton Parameters

The E-1 area was always viewed by Israel and the U.S. as an area which would remain in Jewish hands.

First-Time Israeli Voters Going Right

20 Kislev 5773 – December 3, 2012
This item in Hebrew from Israel's Channel 2/Mako informs us that: 49% of all first time voters define themselves as right-wing. 20% as center but right-leaning. 5% as...
Prime Minister Netanyahu (R) with Vice Prime Minister Moshe (Boogie) Ya'alon during a Knesset session.

Another Reason Why Barak’s Resignation Spells Relief for Judea and Samaria

14 Kislev 5773 – November 27, 2012
Moshe Ya'alon is likely to replace Ehud Barak.
Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad and EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton help farmers in harvesting olives in the village of Ras Karkar near Ramallah, October 25, 2012.

A New Idea from the European Union

13 Kislev 5773 – November 26, 2012
The EU has provided a new idea for Israel to come down harder on the internationalists that block our roads.

B’tselem Protects Terrorists

9 Kislev 5773 – November 22, 2012
I am beginning to wonder in whose service is B'tselem.

Hamas Propaganda is Terror Art

6 Kislev 5773 – November 19, 2012
With an enemy like this, with its warped logic, there is no common language.

A Pro-Israel Cartoon in the British Media?

5 Kislev 5773 – November 18, 2012
An amazingly, pro-Israel cartoon in the London Times.

The Twitter War

2 Kislev 5773 – November 15, 2012
The IDF's use of twitter has been called perhaps the most meaningful change in our consumption of war in over 20 years.

Killed for Complaining About Graffiti

23 Heshvan 5773 – November 7, 2012
In Los Angeles, gang members have begun targeting residents who complain about "tagging."
Gideon Levy

Ha’aretz’s Good News Poll

22 Heshvan 5773 – November 6, 2012
Can we trust Haaretz reporting on polls? After Eldar and Levy on those "apartheid" stories? Here's the latest, "For the right man, Israelis would make peace" which makes the claim that "The consensus is moving to the right, but that doesn't mean Israeli Jews won't support a deal with the PA if the right leader comes along, a new study shows."
Lieutenant Colonel Lawrence (L) with officers of the Arab Bureau in Cairo: Commander D G Hogarth (M), an Arabic scholar who was Director of the Arab Bureau in Cairo, and Lieutenant Colonel Alan Dawnay, one of the Bureau's officers.

Hankey, Hogarth and the ‘Arab People of Palestine’

21 Heshvan 5773 – November 5, 2012
"At the time of the Hogarth negotiations, the Arab people of Palestine were a backward, primitive sort of people without political consciousness." Those words were spoken at the meeting of the League of Nations Mandates Commission, Friday, June 16th, 1939, at 10.30 a.m. They are Lord Hankey's words. He was Secretary of the Imperial War Cabinet 1916-1918 and then Secretary to the Cabinet for the next nineteen years.

A Red-Faced Red Cross

20 Heshvan 5773 – November 4, 2012
In his op-ed in Ha'artez, the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross delegation in Israel disputes the Levy Report. He does not understand that we are Jews returning, not being transferred to Judea and Samaria.

PLO Official Suggests Confederation with Jordan

17 Heshvan 5773 – November 1, 2012
The official "said he supported the idea of a federation or confederation between the West Bank and Jordan." A confederation has been an Israeli suggestion for decades and now they are finally getting around to discussing it.
Daniella Weiss

Daniella Weiss on The Honor of Israel

15 Heshvan 5773 – October 30, 2012
In a 5-page handwritten letter sent to then Agricultural Minister Ariel Sharon on 2 Kislev 5740, or November 22, 1979 by Daniella Weiss on stationery of the Kedumim-Elon Moreh group who were then battling a government decision, in the wake of the High Court of Justice decision that ordered them moved, Weiss demanded that Sharon resigned. She claimed that moving the site it would be a victory for the PLO, and that the legal status of the settlements in the territories should be changed before Israel transferred the oil fields in Sinai to Egypt, according to the peace agreement.
Thousands of Jewish settlers "storming" Rachel's Tomb...

What Happened at Rachel’s Tomb?

14 Heshvan 5773 – October 29, 2012
A Pro-Palestinian website claimed Jews had "stormed" Rachel's Tomb. In reality they were actually just going on a pilgrimage to mark Rachel Imenu's passing.
Right to left: Yigal Dilmony, Tzviki Bar-Chai, Dany Dayan, Avi Roeh.

Yesha Council Initiates Levy Report Campaign

10 Heshvan 5773 – October 25, 2012
At the Yesha Council Emergency Meeting dealing with the new campaign to pressure the government to authorize the Levy Report and/or make it a condition for a future coalition agreement with the parties that will form Netanyahu's next government:

Did You Know This About Mormonism?

9 Heshvan 5773 – October 24, 2012
"The Book of Mormon clearly states that Nephi built a temple modeled upon the temple of Solomon upon arriving in the Americas (2 Nephi 5:16). In addition, the Book of Mormon says that other temples were built in the Americas (see 3 Nephi 11:1 and Helaman 3:14)...the Israelites in the Americas were trying to faithfully follow the law of Moses."

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