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What Supporting Israel Means to Me

Growing up as the only Jewish student at my southern high school, my religion meant everything and nothing to me. Being Jewish was a convenient answer to the question “Do you believe in God?” to which I could safely answer “yes” and not receive the backlash identifying as atheist would have brought. 471 more words

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Op-ed: UN vote may actually accelerate Israeli sovereignty in Judea-Samaria

The Security Council votes on resolution reiterating its demand that Israel immediately and completely cease all settlement activities. The vote was 14 in favour, with one abstention (United States). 732 more words

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Follow the Mole: The Kafr Kasim Massacre 60 Years Later

Secrecy still shrouds events from six decades ago. What does the Israeli Government hide, and why?

This article was originally published in the Jerusalem Post… 1,198 more words

Political Owl

Whose land is it anyway? A survey of immigration into pre-state Israel

By Richard Mather

There is an old and rare book called Palestina ex monumentis veteribus illustrata, written by Hadriani Relandi (a mapmaker and scholar from Utrecht) and published in 1714. 1,908 more words

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What should the US do about the Temple Mount?

The Temple Mount, as it is known by Israelis, or the Noble Sanctuary, the site’s Muslim name, is an extremely holy place in both Judaism and Islam. 593 more words

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Possible talks between Israel and Palestine, but will it amount to anything?

Both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas have tentatively agreed to meet in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin. However, as expected, both sides are suspicious going into the meeting. 265 more words

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The US Should Back Israel in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Memorandum to: The Secretary of State

Date: November 15, 2015

Subject: The US Should Back Israel in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Summary: Peace between Israel and Palestine is in the best interest of both countries as well as the United States. 2,284 more words

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