Monthly Archives: April 2016

Attack On Syrian Hospital – update

More Than A Dozen, Including A Pediatrician, Killed In Attack On Syrian Hospital April 28, 20164:29 PM ET NPR Reporting (Alice Fordham) A young pediatrician killed by an airstrike on a Syrian hospital was known for his bedside manner with … Continue reading

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Quote Of The Day

The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it. – Chinese Proverb Source: Quote Of The Day

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How Many Buses?

Ynet News reports – Hamas hate rally glorifies exploded bus At demonstration with Ismail Haniyeh in Gaza Strip, thousands cheered the military wing of Hamas; ‘We emphasize with blood, fire and rifle that nobody has the right to stand before … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Silence

The Unbearable Silence – Jewish Refugees and the Price of Population Attrition Then UNHCR announced in February 1957 and in July 1967, that these Jews who had fled from Arab countries “may be considered prima facie within the mandate of … Continue reading

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Arab Exodus – 1948

List of estimates of the Palestinian Refugee flight of 1948 726,000 according to the Final Report of the United Nations Economic Survey Mission for the Middle East published by the United Nations Conciliation Commission, December 28, 1949. 711,000 according to … Continue reading

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Jewish Exodus From Arab and Muslim Lands

Prior to the creation of Israel in 1948, approximately 800,000 Jews were living in lands that now make up the Arab world. Of these, just under two-thirds lived in the French and Italian-controlled North Africa, 15–20% in the Kingdom of … Continue reading

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From Time Immemorial

I read this book – From Time Immemorial – I think the premise of the book is sound but some statistics might be skewed. Yes, there was a migration of Arabs and Jews into “Palestine” roughly around the same time … Continue reading

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