Israel and the Palestinians

January 5, 2023

Bedein: Palestinian Authority is first entity in the world to endorse murder of Jews

Israel Behind the News David Bedein, director of the Israel Resource news agency at the Nahum Bedein Center for Near East Policy Research, has a strong message for the new right wing Israeli government — to be very careful regarding […]
December 22, 2022

Stupid is as State Department does: “Evenhandedness”

by Mitchell Bard (JNS) — One of the most misguided Arabist ideas that the Biden State Department has resurrected is also one of the most insidious: “evenhandedness.” This is the belief that the Palestinian and Israeli sides of the conflict […]
December 21, 2022

Document shows EU conspiring with Palestinians to take Area C from Israel

The European Union flag flies over illegal construction in Area C of Judea and Samaria. Credit: Courtesy. by Charles Bybelezer (JNS) — A confidential document composed by the European Union’s mission in eastern Jerusalem and obtained by JNS shows that […]
December 16, 2022

Palestinian Issue is About Supremacy, not Justice

by Lt. Col. Yochai Guiski (IDF Ret.) (JNS) — Recently, we marked, as we do every year, November 29, the date of the historic United Nations decision to partition the British Mandate of Palestine into Arab and Jewish states. It […]
August 25, 2022

The Palestinian Authority’s stealth plan to take over Judea and Samaria — with Western help

An Israeli bulldozer demolishes an illegally built Palestinian farm shed in the West Bank village of Masafer, near Yatta, Feb. 27, 2020. Photo Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90. by David Isaac (JNS) — Diligently following a master plan worked out over 10 years […]
July 31, 2022

Israel’s defense establishment wants to help Gaza develop economically

View of Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on June 12, 2022. Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90. by Yaakov Lappin (JNS) — A key goal of Israel’s defense establishment is to delay frequent war to the extent possible in order […]
July 1, 2022

Who really “stole” Palestinian land? Jordan

by Mitchell Bard The Palestinians, one-sided critics of Israel and anti-Semites have little interest in historical facts. Nothing can penetrate their veil of ignorance. Still, there is hope for students whose minds have not yet been closed or poisoned by […]
May 1, 2022

A 1961 article gives fascinating, forgotten truths about Palestinian refugees, UNRWA

by Mitchell Bard (JNS) — Every once in a while, I stumble onto an old article that offers interesting insights on today’s political situation. One example is an article from The Atlantic published in 1961 about the Palestinian refugees written […]
March 8, 2022

The PLO has renounced all agreements with Israel. It doesn’t matter.

By Lt. Col. (Res) Maurice Hirsch (JNS) — Speaking after the recent meeting of the Palestinian National Council, its deputy chairman, Ali Faisal, clarified that there is a binding Palestinian decision to “renounce… all agreements with Israel.” He added that […]
December 9, 2021

It’s Back? Israel prepares for outbreak of lone-wolf terrorism

by Yoni Ben Menachem (Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs) — Israel is preparing for the possibility of a new wave of “lone-wolf” terrorism, similar to the so-called “knife intifada” of 2015. Police in Jerusalem have been reinforced, and IDF units […]
December 2, 2021

Head of CAIR calls Tel Aviv occupied, prays for its “liberation”

Screenshot courtesy IPT by Steven Emerson IPT News — Nihad Awad normally presents himself as mild mannered and measured. That demeanor has helped the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) co-founder and executive director appear on national news channels and […]