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Obama’s revisionist ‘Promised Land’ stuffed with falsehoods, omissions, inaccuracies

Former U.S. President Obama misleads readers in his new memoir with countless historical inaccuracies, selected omissions and deceptive descriptions that will forever shape a negative perspective of the only Jewish State, which can only perpetuate anti-Semitism further.

Dov Lipman’s

– Obama’s revisionist ‘Promised Land’ 

 

(November 26, 2020 / JNS) I have never criticized former U.S. President Barack Obama publicly—neither during my time in the Knesset nor anywhere else—despite my having disagreed with many of his policies. I am of the strong opinion that Israelis should not engage in or interfere with American politics, and I regularly offer a blanket thank you to all American presidents, including Obama, for their economic and military support for Israel. Continue Reading »

Airstrikes in Syria, attributed to Israel, leave 8 pro-Iran fighters dead

Last night’s airstrikes in Syria attributed to Israel, kill 8, all members of militias & terrorist groups loyal to Iran, including Hezbollah.

By David Rosenberg

 

At least eight people were killed in airstrikes in Syria overnight, a Syrian monitor group reported Wednesday morning.

According to a report by the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, eight people, all foreign combatants, were killed Tuesday night in bombings attributed to the Israeli Air Force.

The dead were members of militias and terrorist groups loyal to Iran, the report said, including the Hezbollah terrorist organization.

All eight of the causalities were said to be foreign nationals. Continue Reading »

Nobel laureate nominates Binyamin Netanyahu for Nobel Peace Prize

Because the Israeli Prime Minister and three others were nominated by a 1998 prize laureate, the Nobel committee is required to convene to consider the nominations.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was nominated Tuesday for the Nobel Peace Prize, for the recent string of peace deals between Israel and moderate Arab states.

The nomination was submitted by Lord David Trimble, a former North Irish lawmaker who was instrumental in the negotiations which led to the Good Friday Agreement of 1998, which effectively ended the conflict between Protestants and Catholics in North Ireland.

Trimble is himself a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, receiving the prize in 1998. Continue Reading »

Democrat anti-Semites speak at JVP confab on negating antisemitism

Group of anti-Israel Jews invites anti-Semites & anti-Israel activists to discuss how to be more effective in their anti-Israel criticisms without being labeled antisemitic. JVP’s December panel on antisemitism includes ‘token Jew’.

By EVE YOUNG

 

After an announcement that US Congresswoman Rep. Rashida Tlaib will participate in a panel on antisemitism along with others previously accused of antisemitic or anti-Israel statements, event host Jewish Voice for Peace is drawing criticism for their selection of speakers.

Louis Farrakhan supporter and Sharia law advocate Linda Sarsour (2nd from Right) stands with Rep. Rashida Tlaib (2nd from Let) holding a map where they have replaced the State of Israel with Palestine.

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Iranians among 10 killed by IDF nighttime airstrikes in Syria

In a rare diplomatic move, Jerusalem allows release of film acknowledging IDF attack in Syria with message that Israel will not tolerate Iranian attacks on Israel’s sovereignty or Iranian military entrenchment in Syria.

By Ynet

 

In a rare move, the Israeli military released footage from the IDF attack on eight Syrian and Iranian military targets in southern Syria, which took place overnight.

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Supported by UAE, Bahrain, Israeli envoy asks Biden not to return to Iran Nuke Deal

In a joint statement with the UAE & Bahrain ambassadors, the Israeli envoy to the United States urged Joe Biden to investigate & examine anew ‘the reality in the Middle East’ before making any decisions about returning to the Iran nuclear deal.

By i24NEWS

 

Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer insisted on Monday that it would be a mistake for the incoming Biden administration to return to the Iran nuclear deal.

Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer – Screenshot: YouTube

In a joint statement released in tandem with the ambassadors of the UAE and Bahrain, Dermer urged the president-elect to examine “the reality in the Middle East” before making any decisions about the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Continue Reading »

BBC cancels interview with Knesset Member for telling truth about Saeb Erekat

In pre-interview meeting, Knesset Member Sharren Haskel admits PLO chief Erekat actually, “promoted, financed, and pushed for an armed struggle against the State of Israel,” up until his death. That comment led to the BBC canceling scheduled interview.

By Yonatan Gottleib

 

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) canceled an interview it scheduled with Likud MK Sharren Haskel after, according to her, it became clear to them that she was not mourning the death of terror-supporter Erekat.

According to MK Haskel, she agreed to the BBC’s request to be interviewed about Erekat’s death, but in the briefing call she told them that he “promoted, financed, and pushed for an armed struggle against the State of Israel.” Continue Reading »

Twitter CEO: Under Twitter Policy Holocaust Denial Not ‘Misinformation’

Answering questions before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter says that Holocaust denials are not considered ‘Misinformation’ under Twitter’s Hateful Conduct Policy.

By MARY MARGARET OLOHAN

 

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said Wednesday that under Twitter’s policy, Holocaust denials are not considered misinformation.

Dorsey and other technology executives spoke Wednesday on their moderation practices before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation following Twitter’s decision to suspend the New York Post from its platform for sharing a story on Hunter Biden.

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Biden-Harris belittles Jewish deaths using Hitler footage in campaign ad

Op-ed: In an extremely offensive political ad, Joe Biden has again broken a basic rule of decency that had been accepted in all previous American presidential elections.

By Jeff Dunetz

 

For the second time during this campaign, Joe Biden has broken a basic rule of American politics, never use the Holocaust or any of its related terms such as Nazis, or Hitler, for political warfare. In September, he compared Trump to Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels in a speech. Now he has used footage of Nazi dictator and mass murderer Adolf Hitler in a new campaign ad attacking President Donald Trump. Continue Reading »

Survivor’s daughter banned by Facebook for asking “How is this allowed“

A Holocaust survivor’s daughter receives a 30-Day-Ban by Facebook for asking, “How is this allowed?“ next to an anti-Semitic post sent to her.

By Yochy Davis

 

My name is Yochy Davis and I’m active on-line, sharing the truth about Israel.

Screenshot by Yochy Davis

This happened to me a few days ago…

As a Holocaust survivor’s daughter, I can’t stay silent when I see injustice. So, when I was sent the most horrendous tweet, I posted a snapshot of it and a link to the tweet, with the question:
“How is this allowed”⁉️

Within seconds I got banned by Facebook, without them even willing to listen, – And my Facebook page The Truth also got restricted. Continue Reading »

Analysis: Is Erdogan waiting for Biden win before threatening Israel?

Turkey, currently in crises with Syria, Iraq, Greece, France, Libya, Armenia, UAE, Saudi Arabia and others desperately wants to engage against Israel, but without angering Trump & Co.

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Turkey has been threatening many countries in recent months. But noticeably absent from the incitement campaign that Ankara tends to run against Greece, Armenia, France and others is Israel.

This is not because Turkey’s ruling party likes Israel; indeed, Turkey is one of the most hostile countries in the world to Israel. Turkey’s president has hosted Hamas terrorists twice this year, has compared Israel to the Nazis and has threatened to break off relations with the UAE after the Gulf state and Israel signed a normalization deal. Continue Reading »

US St. Dept. changes policy: Passports now list born in Jerusalem as Israel

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced termination of long-standing American foreign policy of not identifying an American born in Jerusalem as ‘Born in Israel’ in US Passport.

By Gary Willig

 

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Thursday that ‘Israel’ will be permitted to be listed on the passports of citizens born in Jerusalem, reversing decades of US policy.

Until now, US passport holders born in Jerusalem could not list their country of birth as Israel even if they were born in western Jerusalem due to US policy that the status of Jerusalem was to be determined in negotiations with the Palestinian Authority. Continue Reading »

US voids prior funding restrictions in Golan, Judea & Samaria

PM Netanyahu and US Ambassador will sign amended scientific cooperation reversing past US governments that ruled Israeli research projects receiving US grants could not be carried out in areas taken during the 1967 6-Day War.

By  Reuters and ILH Staff

 

Israel said on Tuesday the United States is effectively lifting a ban on US funding of Israeli scientific research projects conducted in Judea and Samaria and the Golan Heights.

There was no immediate Palestinian comment on the move, announced a week before the fast-approaching US presidential election Nov. 3, in which opinion polls show incumbent President Donald Trump trailing Democrat Joe Biden. Continue Reading »

PLO plans to hold Biden to his pledge to reopen D.C. office if elected

PLO plans to hold Biden to his campaign promise to reopen PLO office in Washington DC, used to plan & organize BDS and ‘Apartheid Week’ events on American university campuses, following the office’s closure in 2018 after refusing Trump’s demand to end ‘Pay-to-Slay’.

By i24NEWS

 

Senor Palestinian Liberation Organization official Dr. Nabil Shaath said that if Democratic nominee Joe Biden wins instead of US President Donald Trump in American elections November 3, the organization would request the reopening of its office in Washington, D.C., according to The Times of Israel Monday.

Nabil Shaath expresses his feeling for Australia.- Screenshot: PMW, YouTube

“We will immediately call for the reopening of the office, although it may take some time to implement it,” he said. Continue Reading »

Int’l Arab Media Lambasts Palestinian Leaders Over Self-Serving Hypocrisy

Gulf State journalists mock Abbas following the Palestinian autocrat’s tantrum that severed ties with Israel, ending the ability of Gazans & Palestinians to be treated in Israeli hospitals, but granted exception for fellow kleptocrat, PLO chief Saeb Erekat.

By Baruch Yadid/TPS

 

Saeb Erekat, secretary-general of the PLO and chief Palestinian Authority negotiator, is currently hospitalized in serious condition at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital. Erekat had a lung transfer a year ago, and has contracted COVID-19.

There is a great embarrassment in the PA following Erekat’s hospitalization because it is a step that requires civilian and security coordination with Israel and exposes the discrimination of senior PA officials over its residents, who are banned from seeking medical treatment in Israel. Continue Reading »