Category Archives: History

The Forgotten Refugees

One of the biggest barriers to Arab-Israeli reconciliation is the unresolved issue of compensation for Jewish refugees who fled Arab countries in the 1940s and ’50s. A new study explores how the compensation demand arose, then fell into obscurity. If … Continue reading

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Abbas lies about Mizrahi history and aliya

Point of No Return: Jewish Refugees from Arab and Muslim Countries One-stop blog on Jews from Arab and Muslim Countries and the Middle East’s forgotten Jewish refugees, updated daily Thursday, January 18, 2018 Abbas lies about Mizrahi history and aliya … Continue reading

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U.S. freezes grant to UNRWA

Arutz Sheva – Israel National News Diplomats say the United States administration froze a $125 million grant to UN agency for “Palestinian refugees”. Elad Benari, Canada, 05/01/18 20:14     UNRWA HQ in Gaza Flash 90 The United States administration … Continue reading

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Iraqi Jews Want Stolen Documents to Stay in U.S.

CQ Researcher The archive “should not be given back to the thief that stole it.” Just days after coalition forces captured Baghdad during the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in May 2003, several Americans heard about a hidden Jewish archive in … Continue reading

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A Megillah for Hanukkah? Megillat Bet Hashmonay

Hanukkah The case for reviving a tradition of reading the Scroll of Antiochus. By Rabbi David Golinkin My Jewish Learning There is one custom which we would expect to find on that is missing–the reading of a scroll in public. … Continue reading

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The Arch of Titus and Saeb Erekat

Artuz Sheva – Israel National News Some questions for Mr. Erekat, who has asserted that his people have lived in the Land of Israel for thousands of years. By Dr. Bert Miller, 12/12/17 14:58   Dr. Bert Miller After graduating … Continue reading

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Forget political correctness

Arutz Sheva – Israel National News A history lesson: Jerusalem and the Jews – and Jerusalem and the Muslims. Just in time for Hanukkah. Gerald A. Honigman, 12/12/17 11:01     Gerald A. Honigman The author is an educator who … Continue reading

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“Jerusalem is the Heart of Israel”

“We see it our duty to declare that Jewish Jerusalem is an organic and inseparable part of the State of Israel and of the soul of our people. Jerusalem is the very heart of the State of Israel… its eternal … Continue reading

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Watch: Trump recognizes Jerusalem, pledges embassy move

Trump recognizes Jerusalem, pledges embassy move US President Donald Trump announced that the US government officially recognized the city of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel and announced that the US embassy in Israel would be relocated … Continue reading

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Archeology in Israel as a political weapon

Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) archaeologist Eli Shukron shows an ancient seal, at an archaeological site known as the City of David in Jerusalem December 25, 2011.. (photo credit: REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun) In Israel, archeology is far more than just science. Indeed, … Continue reading

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