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US: Palestinian unity government must recognize State of Israel — Behold Israel

United States delivers first official response to Palestinian unity government; Calls on Hamas to disarms terrorists, for new government to recognize Israel and accept previous agreements; Greenblatt: If Hamas is to play any role in a Palestinian government, it must accept these basic requirements, Oct.

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Boycott Movement: Arab Delegations Withdraw from International Festival

IMEMC News & Agencies | October 19, 2017

The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement has welcomed the Palestinian student delegation and other Arab delegations’ withdrawal from the World Festival of Youths and Students, held in the Russian city of Sochi, due to the participation of Israeli delegations.

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Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism

The Thwarted Dreams of Kurdistan

It was in 1916, in the midst of World War I, that Britain and France (pitted against the Germans, Austrians and Ottoman Turks) made their infamous… 1,331 more words

Opinion

Antisemitism Weaponised

Palestine with its wonderful rolling landscapes and venerable old olive trees, – some of them planted by Mary’s own hands, by the Virgin, Mother of Jesus Christ, the Palestinian peasant woman who owned a plot of olive orchard near present Cremisan Convent in Beit Jalla, still bearing Her name; Palestine with its sturdy mountain folk, lean, sun-tanned and blue-eyed, my second- or perhaps first homeland, where I write these lines, Palestine is also a rare place in the world, where people are not afraid to mouth the word “Jew”. 1,876 more words

Opinion

Small Thoughts on a Major Experience

By Rebecca Posner

Israel Machane.

I had the honour to take 32 incredible chanichim on Israel Machane, alongside three other inspiring madrichim. Or were the chanichim inspiring and the madrichim incredible? 619 more words

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OJC Hazak Israel Adventure - Post I

Our current OJC Hazak Israel trip possesses a unique blessing of radical amazement and appreciation because more than half of our group has waited 60, 70 or more years to travel to our homeland for the first time. 424 more words

Rabbi Paula Mack Drill