Category Archives: Mid East Policy

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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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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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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U.S. House of Representatives Approves Taylor Force Act

Arutz Sheva The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved the Taylor Force Act, a bill that could end all U.S. funding to the Palestinian Authority (PA) due to its financial support to the families of terrorists. The Taylor … Continue reading

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The Jerusalem Embassay Act

The Jerusalem Embassay Act already recognizes Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel. What is lacking is the Executive Department making a formal declaration, de jure, recognizing the Capital. The Jerusalem Embassay Act – “Sec. 2. Findings. The Congress makes the … Continue reading

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Comment: Remembering the ethnic cleansing of the Middle East’s Jews

Jpost Opinion By TZAHI GAVRIELI / November 29, 2017 Watch “The Forgotten Refugees“ My family was expelled from Iraq in 1951. My grandfather Haim owned a successful business with several trucks, while my grandmother Gazelle ran the home. They lived … Continue reading

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Abba Eban: Americans say a Palestinian state is a very negative idea

Jpost Arab-Israeli Conflict By Tovah Lazaroff November 16, 2017 Preparations made by Israel in December 1967, for a series of negotiations with Jordan that it believed would erase the pos- sibility of a Palestinian state in the West Bank, were … Continue reading

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Joint declaration calls on US to demand Palestinians recognize Jewish state

Jpost Israel News By Tamara Zieve November 17, 2017 “The primary obstacle to ending the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is the near century of Palestinian rejectionism of the right of self-determination for the Jewish People” It’s a demand that has been made … Continue reading

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US expected to pass bill slashing aid to PA over support of terrorists

Taylor Force Act Jpost American Politics By Michael Wilner November 9, 2017 WASHINGTON — A congressional bill that would compel the Palestinian Authority to end its compensation program for the families of convicted terrorists in Israel with the threat of … Continue reading

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Netanyahu Praises UWI’s Historic Jerusalem Initiative and ‘Unflinching Defense of the Truth’

“The people of Israel appreciate United with Israel’s advocacy, educational efforts and unflinching defense of the truth,” Netanyahu stated to UWI founder Michael Gerbitz upon receiving the “Jerusalem Declaration.” (JERUSALEM, Israel – October 18, 2017) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent … Continue reading

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