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Another deeply flawed report about IDF from “Breaking the Silence”

http://www.breakingthesilence.org.il/inside/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/The-High-Command-Shovrim-Shtika-Report-January-2017.pdf
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 27, 2017 at 6:05pm 2/27/2017 at 6:05pm
http://www.breakingthesilence.org.il/inside/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/The-High-Command-Shovrim-Shtika-Report-January-2017.pdf

Breaking the Silence (BtS)—Shovrim Shtika in Hebrew—is a group of Israeli veterans who collect and disseminate ‘testimonies’ of alleged breaches of military ethics which they claim were witnessed and perpetrated by soldiers while they were serving in the West Bank and Gaza.

BtS activists present themselves as patriotic Zionists who love their...

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BDS Panel at CPAC: How to Defeat the Movement

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 8:30pm 2/23/2017 at 8:30pm

CPAC 2017 has shown its support for Israel in numerous ways, but the panel on the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) provided excellent points to defeat the movement.

“BDS isn’t about taking Israel out of business,” said Lisa Daftari from Foreign Desk News. “It’s about taking Israel off the map.”

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Iran Threatens U.S With a “Slap in the Face”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8mEAafxSIA
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 5:30pm 2/23/2017 at 5:30pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8mEAafxSIA

An Iranian commander with the Revolutionary Guard has threatened America with a “slap in the face” should she underestimate’s the regime’s military.

From Reuters:

“The enemy should not be mistaken in its assessments, and it will receive a strong slap in the face if it does make such a mistake,” said General Mohammad...

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Nikki Haley’s epic Moynihan-like defense of Israel at U.N.

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 2:30pm 2/21/2017 at 2:30pm

Nikki Haley always has been pro-Israel. But as U.N. Ambassador, she doesn’t get to voice purely personal opinions, but rather, speaks for the administration.

Yet, any ambassador cannot help but bring his or her own style and wording to the job.

We certainly saw that with Ambassador Daniel Patrick Moynihan, when he lambasted the...

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Obamaleaks: Suspicious Haaretz “scoop” about Netanyahu blocking “regional peace plan”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 5:00pm 2/19/2017 at 5:00pm

Barak Ravid, the diplomatic correspondent for the Israeli daily Haaretz, has a reputation of getting great scoops, especially of the sort that makes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu look bad.

In a story with a sensational headline that has lit up anti-Netanyahu social media, Ravid reported, Exclusive Kerry Offered Netanyahu Regional Peace Plan...

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More Gallup data confirms American public’s overwhelming Israel support

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 9:00pm 2/16/2017 at 9:00pm

A few days ago I wrote about the latest Gallup polling as to whether Americans sympathized more with Israel or the Palestinians.

Consistent with prior years, Americans overwhelmingly favor Israel by more than a 3-1 margin, while Bibi Netanyahu’s popularity has soared, Gallup: Americans still LOVE Israel a lot, Netanyahu popularity soars.

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Trump-Netanyahu Joint Press Conference

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 12:07pm 2/15/2017 at 12:07pm

The press conference is now over. Video below.

Quick Takes: Much warmer relationship than the tense Obama-Bibi appearances, where they could hardly contain their disdain for each other.

Substantively, Trump did exactly what any good mediator would do — not try to impose a solution on the parties. His point was that whatever...

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New Hamas Chief Yehya Sinwar is radical even by Hamas standards

http://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/hamas-names-top-terrorist-as-new-leader/
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 7:00am 2/15/2017 at 7:00am
http://jewishnews.timesofisrael.com/hamas-names-top-terrorist-as-new-leader/

Hamas, the terrorist group dedicated to Israel’s destruction, in the Gaza Strip has a new leader, and it shouldn’t be surprising that he’s a convicted murderer.

Convicted of the murder of other Palestinians who had been accused of helping Israel, Yehya Sinwar was imprisoned in 1989 and served 22 years until he...

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Gallup: Americans still LOVE Israel a lot, Netanyahu popularity soars

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 13, 2017 at 10:00am 2/13/2017 at 10:00am

Isreali Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is visiting the U.S. this week, and will meet President Trump.

An important question is what is the status of the American popular opinion towards Israel.

There is a misconception that American political support for Israel is a result of the “Israel Lobby” and “Israel Firsters.” Those are...

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NY Dept Education apologizes for ‘Anti-Israel’ cartoon on statewide exam

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 10, 2017 at 4:00pm 2/10/2017 at 4:00pm

On Wednesday, the New York State Education Department apologized for including an ‘anti-Israel’ political cartoon on its global studies Regents Exam.

The exam was administered to 10th graders back on January 24.

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NY Regents Exam Features Anti-Israel Cartoon

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 2:30pm 2/2/2017 at 2:30pm

Anti-Israel and antisemitic propaganda are common on America’s college and university campuses. But as we’ve highlighted in a number of recent posts, this discriminatory and biased messaging and materials appears to be filtering down into the public education system.

In a post last April we noted how anti-Israel materials have been systematically introduced...

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Amid growing ties, Israel-India mark 25 years of diplomatic relations

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 11:30am 2/1/2017 at 11:30am

This week, India and Israel celebrate 25 years of bilateral diplomatic ties. On January 29, 1992, foreign ministers from Israel and India signed an agreement establishing diplomatic relations between the two countries. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Jerusalem in June or July to highlight the significance of this...

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Will Israel bar entry of foreign BDS activists?

http://www.israellycool.com/2015/11/14/code-pinker-ariel-gold-slips-up-in-description-of-her-arrest/
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 7:00am 2/1/2017 at 7:00am
http://www.israellycool.com/2015/11/14/code-pinker-ariel-gold-slips-up-in-description-of-her-arrest/

On Monday Jan. 30, Israel’s parliament (the Knesset) was set to pass into law a bill that bars BDS (boycotts, divestments and sanctions) advocates from the country.

The bill would extend the ban to those who back the anti-Israel BDS movement as well as those who support the boycott of settlement goods...

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Palestinian leadership launches ballistic tirades as US Embassy announcement nears

https://www.memri.org/tv/fatah-central-committee-member-jibril-rajoub-trump-lunatic-and-fascist-his-plan-move-israeli
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 2:45pm 1/22/2017 at 2:45pm
https://www.memri.org/tv/fatah-central-committee-member-jibril-rajoub-trump-lunatic-and-fascist-his-plan-move-israeli

Donald Trump has repeatedly promised to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Despite reports that an announcement could come as soon as Monday morning, January 23, 2017, The Wh...

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Barnicle Gossips: On Foreign Policy, ‘Nikki Haley Makes Sarah Palin Sound Like Henry Kissinger’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 11:30am 1/19/2017 at 11:30am

Mike Barnicle might not bring much to the table, but he is still capable of passing along nasty remarks by unnamed sources. On today’s Morning Joe, discussing Nikki Haley’s preparations for her confirmation hearing as UN Ambassador, Barnicle said, “I was told by somebody within the world of diplomacy and international...

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Tom Price, Nikki Haley, Wilbur Ross Faced Senate Hearings for Cabinet

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 8:30pm 1/18/2017 at 8:30pm

I live blogged Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s senate hearing for the EPA, but three other cabinet choices had their own senate hearings today. That included Rep. Tom Price for Health and Human Services, Wilbur Ross for Commerce, and Nikki Haley for UN.

Obamacare took control of Price’s hear...

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Kerry’s Latest Peace Making Effort Ends with a Pffft

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 16, 2017 at 6:30pm 1/16/2017 at 6:30pm

In a call to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday, January 15, 2017, Secretary of State John Kerry assured the prime minister that there would be no further United Nations Security Council action taken against Israel in the wake the Paris peace conference.

That conference brought 70+ nations together to discuss...

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