Silence in the American media -- certainly nothing like the coverage we see from Ms. Wilkinson and others of her persuasion when Israel tears down olive groves that have been used for cover by terrorist bomb throwers.
One of the unchallenged axioms of American civic religion is that each and every group of people on earth must consist of an "overwhelmingly vast majority of decent hard-working honest people who want peace and are tolerant and freedom-loving and anti-violence."
As is evident from this week's Media Monitor, readers of The Jewish Press should not be shocked by the revelation of President Harry S. Truman's anti-Jewish statements discovered in a 1947 diary ("The Jews, I find are very, very selfish....")
We were as surprised as everyone else by the poll by a Palestinian pollster that barely 10% ofPalestinians who had at some point lived within the "green line" - or had parents who did - had any desire to return.
Harry Truman reached out from the grave last week and exposed the media's double standard when it comes to judging Democrats and Republicans. A librarian at the Truman Library in Independence, Missouri, discovered a 1947 diary of Truman's that had been sitting unopened on a shelf for some four decades.
Suicide bombings have been justified by Hamas and Palestinian spokesmen with the claim that they are engaged in a war against an occupying power and that religion and international law permit the use of any means in resistance to occupation.
The Supreme Court's recent decisions concerning gay rights and affirmative action, overshadowed its refusal to accept for review a federal appeals court decision that had required the township of Tenafly, New Jersey to allow the erecting of an eruv using telephone poles.
How did it come to be that the Palestinian Authority, which is required, by the "road map" it signed onto "unconditionally," to dismantle Hamas and other specifically identified terrorist groups, has declared that it will not disarm them, agreeing instead to a ceasefire in place and also offering them a place in their government?
The virulent propaganda that Abbas has espoused (including equating Zionism with Nazism and denying the Holocaust) is now the hallmark of the Arab world and a primary tool in the global campaign to discredit Israel.
From the very first moments of Abu Abbas' assuming the post of Palestinian prime minister, there began a mindset on the Left and around the world to invest him, mantra-like, with thecapacity to reinvent the Palestinian agenda from one pursuing the destruction of the Jewish state to one of peaceful coexistence.