US Congresswoman Omar encourages Hamas and Islamic Jihad to fire rockets on Israeli cities by placing blame on the Israeli victims, for what she calls the “cycle of violence,” but has no condemnation on those very groups for initiating terrorist rocket-attacks on the Israeli civilians, or for using their people as human shields.
By ALAN DERSHOWITZ
All decent people should be outraged at the terrorist groups in the Gaza Strip that fired 698 rockets at Israeli civilians – killing four, injuring 234 and traumatizing thousands of innocent children. Imagine what other countries, including the United States, would do if lethal rockets targeted their civilians. Continue Reading »
President Obama’s motive for changing the status quo of Jerusalem at the UN Security Council was personal, not patriotic. His decision to allow the immoral, anti-Israel vote to be passed was bad for America, for peace, and for America’s closest ally, Israel. Obama would never have done it except as a lame duck, for it was simply an act of a single vengeful individual who put a personal pique over American policy.
– Alan Dershowitz: The Jerusalem conflict is all Barack Obama’s Fault
By Alan Dershowitz
The U.S. acted properly in vetoing a misguided U.N. Security Council resolution designed to undo President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Continue Reading »
WATCH: Prof. Alan Dershowitz, a longtime Democrat and once Obama supporter, comes out with a scathing criticism of Obama’s conduct vis-a-vis Israel, the US’s closest ally in the mid-East.
By Ben Ariel, Canada
Prominent author and Harvard Professor Emeritus of Law Alan Dershowitz sharply criticized President Barack Obama in an interview with the Israel Hayom newspaper on Friday, saying he believes “Obama will join Jimmy Carter as somebody who will always stand against Israel, but who will be tossed into the dustbin of history when it comes to the Middle East.”
Dershowitz said he believes once U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office on January 20, there would be nothing left of the hostility of the current administration toward Israel. Continue Reading »
Israel legal advocate urges Israel to act as it sees fit on Iran. Int’l law is ‘a construct in the mind of a bunch of left wing academics.’
Video: Professor Alan Dershowitz explains irrelevancy of Int’l Laws
Esteemed advocate Alan Dershowitz says that Israel should ignore international law when deciding how to deal with Iran.
Professor Alan Dershowitz: Obama is making a mistake with P5+1 agreement – Photo: Dudi Vaaknin
International law is “a construct in the mind of a bunch of left wing academics,” he said, in a lecture at the Institute of National Strategic Studies in Tel Aviv last week “There is no basis for international law in any reality. Continue Reading »
Attorney Mark Langfan’s open letter on Arutz Sheva leads to Prof. Alan Dershowitz’ re-thinking his support for the 1970 Allon Plan.
Prof. Alan Dershowitz, appearing at the Jerusalem Post Conference in New York this week, spoke about his plan to restart the peace talks. Dershowitz, who has not official position in Israel, spoke to PA President Mahmoud Abbas and suggested a version of the Allon Plan of 1970. His suggestion for a “tripartite settlement freeze” was panned by Israel’s Minister of International Affairs, Yuval Steinitz, as well as by former National Security Advisor to PM Netanyahu, Dr. Continue Reading »
Pro-Israel activists have launched a campaign to prevent a Jewish university from presenting anti-Israel former President Jimmy Carter with the school’s “International Advocate for Peace Award.”
Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is scheduled to present Carter with the award on Wednesday, leading former alumni and pro-Israel advocates to galvanize in opposition to what they say is the former president’s anti-Israel views.
“I can’t imagine a worse candidate for any kind of a human rights award,” Harvard law professor and pro-Israel author Alan Dershowitz told the Washington Free Beacon Monday. Continue Reading »