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Congress warns E.U. against ‘Warning Labels’ for Jewish-made products by Adam Kredo

boycott-israel.png Landmark case mandating labels on Jewish goods to be decided this week ...
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Israel calls for ‘Deep ... Change’ at UNRWA following high profile resignation by Staff

krahenbuhl.png The resignation of Pierre Krahenbuhl as commissioner-general of UNRWA on Wednesday was “but the first step in a long process that is needed to eliminate corruption ...
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As Mideast prepares for peace plan, Greenblatt’s legacy lives on by Erez Linn , Ariel Kahana

3dce0b4b41f34a28a823028430485bca-1140x428.png The special representative, who has been one of President Trump's most trusted advisers and the "chief architect" of the administration's peace vision, is set to leave at the end of October. In his long pursuit of peace, he has managed to change paradigms, instill new Mideast semantics, and win praise across the board. Poised to join the private sector, he says he will continue supporting peace efforts. ...
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Hamas arrests dozens of would-be protesters by Elior Levy

91239680991860640360no.png With eye on anti-government demonstrations in Lebanon and as calls for rally spread on social media, police units in Strip have focused round-ups on people affiliated with left-wing and centrist political factions, including PFLP and Fatah ...
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NY Times, B’Tselem Misinforms on Palestinians in Jordan Valley by Gilead Ini

jordan-valley-area-map-212x300.png The New York Times misinformed readers in two recent stories about Palestinians in the Jordan Valley — and although the newspaper promises to correct mistakes big and small, it has yet to correct its errors. ...
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Palestinians to resume taking Israeli collected tax money by Ali Sawafta and Maayan Lubell

The cash-strapped Palestinian Authority (PA) will once again accept tax revenues collected on its behalf by Israel, after rejecting the money for months, Israeli and Palestinian officials said on Friday ...
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Palestinian Authority must pay $3.61 million in torture case by Ahmad Melhem

rts2jw7g-870.png Israel recently collected several million dollars from Palestinian Authority funds to compensate Arab-Israelis wrongly arrested two decades ago. ...
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US envoy urges ‘transparent’ investigation of UNRWA over alleged misconduct by AFP and TOI staff

ap_18022389077206-640x400.png After internal report alleges sex crimes and corruption at highest levels of refugee agency, Jason Greenblatt says its model is ‘broken’ and Palestinians ‘deserve much better’ ...
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Palestinians call for ‘blacklisting’ Arab journalists for visiting Israel by Khaled Abu Toameh

442608.png The visit by the Arab journalists to Israel “is part of a political effort in the context of Zionist-American schemes to liquidate the Palestinian cause." ...
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Why Palestinians do not trust their leaders by Khaled Abu Toameh

3977.png Palestinian leaders do not grasp that the Palestinian public cares a great deal more about being treated like human beings by their own leaders than about anti-Israel and anti-US rhetoric. ...
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Peace to Prosperity - a new plan by Jared Kushner

The Whitehouse 50B prosperity plan for the Middle East ...
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Download the PDF of Kushner’s economic plan for the Middle East by Jared Kushner

mep-narrative-document_final.png This is the PDF of the Kushner 50B peace to prosperity plan ...
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The law of war permits Israel to destroy Hamas by David French

israel-gaza-rockets.jpg?fit=789%2c460_xtr_ssl=1.png It’s time to change the terms of the international debate. It’s time for the world community to stop imposing these double standards on Israel, and start doing what international law requires: holding Hamas responsible for the devastation that results from Israel’s legal, necessary, and proper responses to its provocations. ...
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European leaders strongly condemn Gaza rocket fire on Israel by Raphael Ahren

000_1g55ko-e1556959538603-640x400.png Attacks ‘must stop immediately,’ EU says; Israel’s security is ‘a raison d’état,’ Austria declares; Berlin and Madrid urge restraint ...
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Labour MP claims old Guatemalan video is ‘Israeli soldiers beating up Palestinian children’ by Joel Adams and Rory Tingle

12601430-6948713-image-m-20_1556001966675.png Fury as Labour MP shares video he claims is Israeli soldiers ‘beating up Palestinian children for the fun of it’ – which was actually filmed in Guatemala ...
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DePaul students demand professor apologize for 'Immoral Conduct' after pro-Israel Op-Ed by Jenni Fink

depaul-university-professor-jason-hill-petition-apologize.png A student coalition called for DePaul University in Chicago to censure Philosophy Professor Jason D. Hill and for him to issue a public apology for an op-ed he wrote on Tuesday about Israel annexing the West Bank. The incident is the latest in an ongoing series of disputes surrounding free speech, Middle East policy and anti-semitism on college campuses nationwide. ...
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South African activists talk apartheid, Arab-Israeli conflict by Liat Weinstein

stk.new_.southernafricanactivists.4.1.19.0225online.jpg?itok=if3v7o5p.png Mokgomole was an active member of the BDS student group at the University of Witwatersrand. Molepo never officially joined the movement as a student at the University of Cape Town, but still believed Israel was an apartheid state. ...
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Is it Islamophobic to deny that ‘Palestine’ exists? by Joanthan Tobin

The comments of a New York City councilman about a country that doesn’t yet exist led to punishment that Rep. Ilhan Omar escaped for spreading anti-Semitism ...
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Thanks to Trump, diplomatic taboo around Western Wall comes tumbling down by Raphael Ahren

trump-us-israel_horo-1-1024x640.png Foreign VIPs used to insist no Israeli officials escort them to site, lest they be seen as tacitly recognizing Israeli sovereignty there. Now, the US is not alone in flouting rule ...
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How dare Chelsea Clinton defend the Jews? by James Kirchick

A run-in at NYU reveals the unavoidable truth: The war for the soul of the left will be fought over anti-Semitism. ...
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Jeremy Corbyn sent message of support to antisemitism denial meeting by Editors

lindsey-german.png Labour leader sends 'special message' to Stop The Attacks Defend Corbyn Defend The Left rally ...
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Pelosi caves to anti-semites and supporters of Palestinian terrorist groups by John Rossomando

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi caved to pressure by watering down a resolution condemning anti-Semitism in reaction to Minnesota U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar's anti-Semitic outbursts. ...
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Labour’s antisemitism crisis: an open letter to Jeremy Corbyn by Sean Matgamna

jc_2.png Dear comrade Corbyn, How has the crisis that grips the new, new Labour Party on antisemitism come about? How has it come to be the major scandal it is now? ...
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US House of Reps set to rebuke lawmaker for Israel comments by Sunlen Serfaty and Ashley Killough

pixel.gif?key=document%3a5759254%3ahttps%3a%2f%2fus.cnn.com%2f2019%2f03%2f05%2fp House Democratic leaders will bring to the floor a resolution condemning anti-Semitism following outrage over comments made by Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar last week that insinuated pro-Israel groups are pushing "allegiance to a foreign country." The four-page resolution does not mention Omar by name. ...
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Trump’s Special Envoy Greenblatt “is a mongoloid” - op-ed in official PA daily by Maurice Hirsch, Nan Jacques Zilberdik

In an unprecedented personal attack, Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, a regular columnist for the official PA daily and once the advisor to former PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad on national affairs called US President Trump’s Special Representative for International Negotiations, Jason Greenblatt, a “mongoloid.” ...
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US says closing consulate in Jerusalem is no policy shift by Isabel Debre

880a413f94de4cdabe8cfa7cf5d52dd8.png FILE - In this June 30, 201, file photo, then U.S. Consul General of Jerusalem Daniel Rubinstein gives a speech during a reception for the upcoming July 4 U.S. Independence Day celebrations at the American Consulate in Jerusalem. The United States has officially shuttered its consulate in Jerusalem, downgrading the status of its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians by folding it into the U.S. Embassy to Israel. The announcement from the State Department came early Monday, March 4, 2019 in Jerusalem, the merger effective that day. (Gali Tibbon/Pool Photo via AP, FIle) ...
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US closes Jerusalem consulate in sign of souring relations with Palestine by Foreign Staff

telemmglpict000190360422_trans_nvbqzqnjv4bqpvlberwd9egfpztclimqfyf2a9a6i9ychsjme The United States downgraded its diplomatic mission to the Palestinians on Monday, the latest in a series of steps by President Donald Trump's White House Palestinian leaders say is aimed at wiping out their cause. ...
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Palestinians reject monthly tax transfer from Israel over prisoners dispute by Rami Ayyub Ali Sawafta Maayan Lubell Mark Heinrich

keren-shalom.png RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - The Palestinian Authority has rejected the first 2019 monthly tax transfer from Israel because it slashed the portion designated for financial support to families of militants who are jailed in Israel, a PA minister said. ...
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Jared Kushner : 'We've been working hard on the peace initiative for two years now' by Interviewers

kushner.png?f=16x9_xtr_w=1200_xtr_$p$f$w=1cba661.png the White House senior adviser's comments on President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan ...
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U.S. Palestinian mission to merge with Israel embassy in March by Dan Williams, Maayan Lubell, Frances Kerry

?m=02_xtr_d=20190219_xtr_t=2_xtr_i=1358273949_xtr_r=lynxnpef1i1mp_xtr_w=20.png The United States Consulate General in Jerusalem, which serves Palestinians, will be absorbed into the new U.S. Embassy to Israel in March, a U.S. official said on Tuesday, giving a date for a merger that has been condemned by Palestinians. ...
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The key to Middle East peace is getting Palestinians to say 'yes' by Aharon Shapiro

7953a93e094bd9f120254beabc78cb5f6170c501.png Slavish conformism to conventional wisdom has done practically nothing to resolve the conflict between the Palestinians and Israel, trapping the sides in a stalemate for decades. Yet, in The Sydney Morning Herald, academic Paul Duffill relied upon traditionally unhelpful cliches in his analysis of recent Australian developments vis-à-vis Israel and the Palestinians (“Gap between parties becomes a chasm on Middle East peace”). ...
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Abbas told ‘Stop Spending 7% of Your Budget on Terrorist Salaries’ by Ben Cohen

screen-shot-2019-01-15-at-11.02.04-am.png After Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday told the UN in New York that Israel was an "obstruction" to the "cohesive development of all peoples" in the Middle East, Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon told Algemeiner: "As the United Nations very well knows from all of the development work Israel does, Israel is not what undermines development but actually helps it." "Instead, it is the Palestinian Authority that undermines its own capacity and development. The PA should stop spending 7% of its annual budget on inciting and paying terrorist salaries, and instead use it to develop its infrastructure and help its people." The PA spent $355 million of international donors' money in 2017 on paying salaries and other benefits to convicted or "martyred" terrorists and their families. ...
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Switzerland to examine reports that Palestinian textbooks promote violence, racism by Shiri Moshe

impactse4.png The Swiss government will review reports that the Palestinian curriculum promotes violence, antisemitism, and other themes that undermine a two-state solution to the conflict with Israel, the SonntagsZeitung newspaper reported on Saturday. ...
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Rift twixt PA and Hamas at all time high by Nidal al-Mughrabi

The Palestinian Authority said on Sunday it had ordered its employees to pull out from the Gaza-Egypt border crossing, effectively closing the main exit point from the impoverished Gaza Strip ...
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Why did Abbas proclaim the dissolution of PA parliament? by Pinhas Inbari

joint_war_hamas.jpg?resize=500%2c282.png On Dec. 22, Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas announced he will dissolve the Palestinian Parliament that was elected in accordance with the Oslo accords, to be followed by new elections. Abbas is attempting to revive the old PLO, but organizations such as the Popular and Democratic Fronts, and Islamic Jihad, as well as other parties and civil society groups, stand by Hamas. With Hamas, they have established a joint war room to manage the riots at the Gaza border fence. Following the move of the other organizations toward Hamas, Abbas was not able to convene the PLO institutions in Ramallah, which very likely led to his resolution to dissolve the Legislative Council. In any case, the Legislative Council has not convened since 2006. ...
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British taxpayers STILL fund 'lessons in hate' at Palestinian schools where children stage mock executions by Daniel Martin

7448546-6498175-image-a-36_1544834185190.png Plays put on at schools and have even included pupils staging mock executions ...
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UNIFIL confirms Hezbulla violations of UN resolution 1701 by Editors

Technical investigations conducted independently in accordance with UNIFIL's mandate, at this stage confirm that two of the tunnels cross the Blue Line. These constitute violations of UN Security Council resolution 1701. ...
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Corbyn to use his power to harm Israel - be ready by Caroline Glick

428139.png Israel needs to act now to prepare itself for the day after a Corbyn government is formed. (Does Israel also need to prepare itself for the day after a Shorten government is formed in Australia?) Because without a doubt, Corbyn intends to use his power to harm Israel. And as the prime minister of Britain, he will have significant means to achieve his goal. ...
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U.N. peacekeepers confirm existence of tunnel at Lebanon border by Staff

U.N. peacekeepers in Lebanon have confirmed the existence of a tunnel discovered by the Israeli military close to the blue line separating the two countries, it said in a statement on Thursday. ...
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Blocked in a car by a mob, kept from their HQ: Why UNRWA staff had to flee Gaza by Adam Rasgon

000_1985te-640x400.png UNRWA operations head: Untenable to be 'chased around Gaza' ...
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Feckless West can’t keep falling for Hamas propaganda by Alexander Downer

The vast majority of Israelis favour a two-state solution with secure borders. But the Palestinians are more equivocal. At best, they regard the two-state solution as an interim arrangement. In the end they want one multicultural state incorporating Israel and the Palestinian Territories. ...
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In 1948, Palestinians lost land. But not to Israel by Michael Berenhaus

rex_protests_in_gaza_at_border_with_9683096h-2682.jpg?uuid=zckmufr-eeifjxk-y01gz .. the dark little secret that the manipulative sentence left out was that the Palestinians lost the West Bank not to Israel but to their land-grabbing brethren Jordan.. ...
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Me too. I complied with Hamas censorship by Matti Friedman

merlin_138225027_fcddc255-6a0a-4924-96ca-98c78ff477a4-articlelarge.jpg?quality=9 I (New York Times) complied with Hamas censorship in the form of a threat to one of our Gaza reporters and cut a key detail from an article: that Hamas fighters were disguised as civilians and were being counted as civilians in the death toll. ...
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