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The Sunday Times Cartoon and the Midrash

According to the Midrash if the Hebrew slaves failed to produce their quota of bricks, Jewish children were plastered into the walls to fill the gaps.

How Many Times Can They Say Israel Has Turned Right?

How many times can we be said to have turned right? And why are journalists surprised?

Balfour Bluster

As the Balfour centennial approaches, the Jewish Press Online will be posting relevant articles, blogs and op-eds. Here is a brief blog from Yisrael Medad taking apart a statement from an Arab, former member of Israel's Knesset.

No Protection for Jewish Holy Sites?

Only Israel can be trusted to guard Israel's Jewish sites.

Who’s Being ‘Provocative’?

The US State Department labeled Israel provocative yesterday along with North Korea and Turkey. No word yet on the Palestinians.

Ha’aretz’s Good News Poll

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."

An Empire of Decline

The Ottoman Empire was in decline for most of its existence.

Jerusalem Between Israel, Washington and the ‘West Bank’

The U.S. recognizes the "West Bank" as having "sovereignty" for passport purposes, but not Israel?

Are You Poll Fooled?

A recent poll claims that most right-wing Israelis would support Palestinian state and the division of Jerusalem, but that is a very misguiding description of Israeli public opinion.

What Yair Golan Intended to Say

Golan MEANT to say, "The time has come for the Palestinians to stop trying to be like the Nazis "

Tzachi Hanegbi Flirting with J Street

He based his decision on reading their web site? That's too hard to accept or respect.

Being Religious and a NYT Letter to the Editor

Fifth, is it "profanity" in naming a train station after President Trump? Truly? Of course, if it is Trump himself that bothers you, rather than naming the station after a person, a non-Jew, then we are left with a political dispute.

The Results of America Taking Care of Security

Does Israel really need the US to care for our security?

Begin Told Meet the Press: Partition was Illegal

In 1948, Menachem Begin visit the U.S. and appeared on Meet the Press, telling its host that not only was partition illegal but so was severing today's Jordan from the Jewish National Home.

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.

Ukranian Politician Calls Mila Kunis a ‘Dirty Jewess’

Ukranian politician Igor Miroshnichenko said Mila Kunis, who left the Ukraine at a yong age, was a "zhydovka" and not a "true Ukrainian."

Childish Congresswoman

Minnesota congresswoman Betty McCollum, has introduced a bill that seeks to prevent the United States from funding Israel’s military detention of Palestinian children. The law defines 'child' as anyone 18 or younger

State’s Psaki Avoids It: Terror

MS. PSAKI: He asked me if we thought he (molotov-cocktail throwing Arab-US citizen was a terrorist, and I said no.

The Dani Dayan Pro-Likud Clip

Yesha Council Chairman Dani Dayan appears in a pro-Likud video clip.

Daniella Weiss on The Honor of Israel

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.

Hankey, Hogarth and the ‘Arab People of Palestine’

"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.

Yesha Council Initiates Levy Report Campaign

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:

Shindler’s Listless Op-Ed in the NYT

If anyone can claim that what Prof. Shindler asserted and what Netanyahu said are similar, I guess there is something wrong with their reading glasses.

A ‘New Settlement’? “New”? Really?

You thought UNESCO was bad for Jewish history and national identity? Think again. And think about Peace Now.

Did You Know This About Mormonism?

"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."

Building on Solid Ground in Yesha (Video)

A new video explaining the Jewish right to build in Judea and Samaria.

Arabs As Their Own Worst Enemy

A former Saudi Naval officer writes that Arab hatred of Israel is costing them severely, arguing that, "Hundreds of billions of dollars were wasted and tens of thousands of innocent lives lost fighting Israel."

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