Monthly Archives: October 2016

Pro-BDS resolution passes at Portland State University

Jpost Diaspora By JTA \10/27/2016 Portland State University’s student senate passed a resolution urging divestment from companies that “profit from human rights violations” by Israel against Palestinians. The resolution passed Monday with 22 votes in favor, two against and one … Continue reading

Posted in Boycott, Divestment Sanctions BDS, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Palestinian rivals, Mideast regional powers growing uneasy with Abbas

Jpost Middle East By REUTERS \10/27/2016 Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Arab states are piling pressure on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to resolve divisions in his Fatah party and with the rival Hamas movement, amid growing concerns about whether … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Land of Israel, Judea, Samaria and the 4th Geneva Convention

The Land of Israel, Judea, Samaria and the 4th Geneva Convention “Claims of their illegality are based on the final paragraph (6) of Article 49 of the 4th Geneva Convention, Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

UNESCO resolution is a ‘disgrace to intelligent people,’ says Temple Mount archeologist

Jpost – Israel News By DANIEL K. EISENBUD \10/26/2016 On the eve of UNESCO’s Wednesday vote in Paris to ratify a resolution denying Jewish ties to Judaism’s holiest site, Temple Mount Sifting Project co-founder and archeologist Dr. Gabriel Barkay dismissed … Continue reading

Posted in Archeology, History, Jerusalem, Temple Mount, United Nations | Leave a comment

Netanyahu recalls Israeli envoy to UNESCO for ‘consultations’

Jpost Arab-Israeli Conflict By HERB KEINON \10/26/2016 Shama-Cohen demonstratively responded to the resolution at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris by throwing the resolution into a garbage bin bearing a sign with the word “history” on it. Israel’s envoy to UNESCO … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Accept Palestine or face ‘sea of hatred,’ Jordanian king warns Israel

TIMES OF ISRAEL Reports Speaking at the UN General Assembly, Abdullah accuses Jewish state of attempting to alter status quo on Temple Mount Jordan’s King Abdullah warned Israel would find itself in “a sea of hatred” if it did not … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Lapid with ambassadors at Gaza border: We’re under attack by terrorists

JPOST Politics And Diplomacy By LAHAV HARKOV \10/25/2016 Yesh Atid chairman MK Yair Lapid took ambassadors and diplomats from 14 countries on a tour of the Gaza border to discuss the security situation in the south Tuesday. “The world needs … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment