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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Big Lies:

Big Lies: Demolishing the Myths of the Propaganda War Against Israel By David Meir Levi Belated Palestinian Nationalism In a March 31, 1977 interview with the Amsterdam-based newspaper Dagblad de Verdieping Trouw, PLO executive committee member Zahir Muhse’in said: “The Palestinian … Continue reading

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Dimona nuclear reactor

Jpost reports After 53 years, MKs call for emergency meeting to discuss upgrading Dimona nuclear reactor The time has come to replace the 53-year-old Dimona nuclear reactor, according to worried officials. Built in 1963 using technology acquired from France, the … Continue reading

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UN Security Council to informally discuss international protection for Palestinians

Jpost reports – The Palestinian efforts at the UNSC is part of drive to make sure that the international community does not ignore the plight of the Palestinians given the other issues in the Middle East. The United Nations Security … Continue reading

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