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Six-Day War Day 1 – War Begins

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Posted by    Monday, June 5, 2017 at 8:30pm 6/5/2017 at 8:30pm
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Note: This post is the first in our daily re-created coverage of the Six-Day War. Starting Monday June 5 and concluding on Saturday June 10, we will cover each night the war as the events happened in 1967.  For a prelude, see

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50th Anniversary of Six-Day War: The Eve of War

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Posted by    Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 8:30pm 6/4/2017 at 8:30pm
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Note: This post is a prelude to our daily re-created coverage of the Six Day War. Starting Monday, June 5, we will cover each night the war as the events happened in 1967.

The Six-Day War, the fiftieth anniversary of which takes places tomorrow on June 5, 2017, is “one of history’s...

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Another Ryerson Univ BDS Scandal: Jewish Student Prohibited from Placement with pro-Israel Toronto Jewish Agencies

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Posted by    Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 11:30am 5/30/2017 at 11:30am

We’ve written before about Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada in connection to BDS and virulently anti-Israel activism crossing over into flagrant antisemitism and creating a toxic environment for Jews, Anti-Israel protest disrupts vote to support Holocaust Education Week at Ryerson U.

In that earlier post we highlighted how several groups of Ryerson...

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Jerusalem Day 2017 – Movie “In Our Hands” Brings Liberation of Jerusalem to Life

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 10:00am 5/24/2017 at 10:00am

Today (May 24th) is Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day).

The newest addition to the Jewish calendar and an Israeli national holiday, Jerusalem Day is held on the 28th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar—six weeks after the Passover seder and one week before the eve of the holiday of Shavuot.

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FIFA Kicks Decision on Israel’s Settlement Soccer Teams To 2018

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Posted by    Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 11:00am 5/14/2017 at 11:00am
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On Thursday May 11, at the 67th FIFA Congress in Manama, Bahrain the Palestinian Football Association (PFA) and its supporters of vehemently anti-Israel ‘human rights’ organizations lost...

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Will FIFA Kick Israel Out of World Football?

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Posted by    Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 11:00am 5/7/2017 at 11:00am
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Next week at the annual FIFA Council and Congress to be held in Manama, Bahrain, member states are expected to deliberate and vote on a set of recommendations that include having the IFA (Israeli Football Association) thrown out of the organization.

FIFA—International Federation of Association Football—is the governing body of international soccer....

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Three Israeli Paratroopers Reenact Their Iconic 1967 Western Wall Liberation Photo

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Posted by    Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 10:30am 4/30/2017 at 10:30am

Last week, the three Israeli paratroopers whose images were photographed as they stood in silent awe in front of Jerusalem’s Western Wall (the Kotel) shortly after its capture during the Six-Day War returned to the Old City to remember the moment and

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Teens Honored for Objecting to School Assignment to Defend Hitler’s Genocide Against Jews

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Posted by    Monday, April 24, 2017 at 5:30pm 4/24/2017 at 5:30pm
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On February 15 two 17-year-old central NY high school students—Jordan April and Archer Shurtliff—raised objections to a homework assignment in which they were required to either oppose or defend the extermination of Jews.

Their teacher, Oswego County High School teacher Michael DeNobile, asked them to

write an internal memorandum within the highest ranking...

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Jewish Voice for Peace Passover Haggadah: “Next Year in al-Quds!”

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Posted by    Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 10:55am 4/9/2017 at 10:55am

Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is a non-Jewish organization that undermines the fight against, and enables, antisemitism by legitimizing and mainstreaming the anti-Israel movement’s assault on Jewish identity.

JVP presents itself as a social justice organization committed to non-violence and peace. But as we’ve documented in dozens of posts, its tactics and...

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Fliers Call to End “Jewish Privilege” at U. Illinois

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Posted by    Monday, April 3, 2017 at 7:00pm 4/3/2017 at 7:00pm

Several weeks ago a series of fliers appeared on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).

Most of the hateful fliers disparaged American Jews as privileged whites and connected this alleged ‘Jewish privilege’ to social injustice in...

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Senior Hamas Terror Planner Mazen Faqha Assassinated in Gaza

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Posted by    Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 10:00am 3/26/2017 at 10:00am
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Mazen Faqha was a Hamas official responsible for organizing a 2002 suicide bombing attack in Israel.

Found guilty and given a life sentence for the crime that killed nine people and injured scores more, he was among the over 1000 terrorists—many of them also with blood on their hands and serving life...

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Israel passes law barring foreign BDS activists from entry

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Posted by    Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 2:30pm 3/9/2017 at 2:30pm
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On Monday night (March 6), Israel’s parliament (the Knesset) passed in its second and final reading a law barring the entry of foreign nationals who have “knowingly and publicly” called for boycotting Israel or who “represent an organization” that calls for such a boycott.

The law extends the ban to those foreign...

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RIP David Rubinger: Israel’s Iconic Photographer Dies at 92

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Posted by    Friday, March 3, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/3/2017 at 1:30pm

David Rubinger, the celebrated Israeli photojournalist renowned for taking the iconic June 7, 1967 photo of Israeli soldiers in front of the Western Wall (the Kotel) in Jerusalem shortly after its capture during the Six-Day War, died on Wednesday March 1.

His death was announced yesterday by his children.

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

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Posted by    Monday, February 27, 2017 at 6:05pm 2/27/2017 at 6:05pm
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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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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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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
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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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