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U.S. Embassy: Next Year in Jerusalem?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 7:30am 11/13/2016 at 7:30am
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President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on a promise that the United States would officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital city of the Jewish state.

He also vowed that when he became president he’d relocate the U.S. embassy from its current beachside location in Tel Aviv to the Holy City.

 

Now, some are saying that...

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More BDS hypocrisy: Lack of Academic Freedom in Palestinian Universities ignored

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 8:30pm 10/8/2016 at 8:30pm

WAJ Intro: The post below is by Prof. Cary Nelson, a leading scholar and expert on issues of academic freedom and the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. He was co-Editor of The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel (2014)(from the cover of which the Featured Image was taken) and was...

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Terrorist Serving Multiple Life Sentences for Murder May be Next Palestinian President

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 2:30pm 8/24/2016 at 2:30pm
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Last Thursday, Israel National News (Arutz Sheva) reported that Arab-Israeli MK Yosef Jabarin traveled to Hadarim Prison to visit with top Palestinian terror mastermind Marwan Barghouti.

After the visit, Jabarin reportedly claimed to be “impressed” by the terrorist’s “serious intention” to run for chairman of the Palestinian Authority (PA), despite being holed...

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Never forget: Sbarro Pizzeria Massacre, Jerusalem, Aug. 9, 2001

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 2:30pm 8/9/2016 at 2:30pm
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On this day 15 years ago, a Hamas terror gang based in the West Bank executed a bombing attack on a busy restaurant in the center of Jerusalem.  In the horrific act of savagery 15 people were killed, including 7 children.

Two U.S. citizens were among those murdered. Four additional Americans were wounded...

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Non-Muslims Banned From Temple Mount During Ramadan – Including ME!

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 4, 2016 at 9:00pm 7/4/2016 at 9:00pm
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Over the last few weeks, hundreds of thousands of devout Muslims were guaranteed unfettered access to their holy spaces on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount—the most sacred site in Judaism.

Throughout the holy month of Ramadan, which concludes on July 5, additional units of Israel’s National Police were mobilized to ensure that worshippers could...

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Anti-Israel boycott resolution fails at American Anthropology Association

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 7:30pm 6/7/2016 at 7:30pm
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The American Anthropology Association (AAA) has announced that the resolution to boycott Israeli university put before the membership was narrowly defeated.

For our earlier coverage of the years-long effort of anti-Israel radical faculty to demonize and boycott Israel, see here, here, and here.

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Jerusalem Reunited 1967: Three Israeli Soldiers, One Iconic Photo

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 7:00pm 6/4/2016 at 7:00pm

Tomorrow (June 5) is Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day).

The newest addition to the Jewish calendar, it’s held on the 28th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar—six weeks after...

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Netanyahu Turns Down French Initiative, Wants to Meet With Abbas

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 5:30pm 5/24/2016 at 5:30pm

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told French Prime Minister Manuel Valls he wants to hold a one-on-one meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas instead of a multinational conference in Paris. Netanyahu thinks Abbas will use the conference as a way to ignore direct negotiations with Israel.

France has scheduled the peace talks...

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The Rhodes to Perdition

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 16, 2016 at 10:00am 5/16/2016 at 10:00am

There continues to be fallout from the profile of Obama adviser Ben Rhodes that appeared in Sunday’s New York Times magazine last week.

Much of discussion of the article has surrounded who demonstrated bad faith,...

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UC-Davis: Protesters shout “Allahu Akbar” and “Long Live Intifada” at Israeli speaker

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 11, 2016 at 11:30am 3/11/2016 at 11:30am
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Disruption of Israeli or pro-Israel speakers and events is becoming all too common on college campuses, including by groups like Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and similar groups. The purpose is to make sure that Israeli and pro-Israel points of view cannot be presented without incident, and to create a...

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The Legal Case for Israel’s ‘Settlements’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 5:45pm 3/10/2016 at 5:45pm

Most people around the world firmly hold to the view that Israel’s residential housing communities built in Judea and Samaria/the West Bank are “illegal”.

For years, this fictitious claim has fed a wild campaign of incitement and ‘lawfare’ against Israel, based on the myth that Jews have no legal right to live...

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Anti-Israel activists shout down lecture at U. South Florida, harass speakers

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 9:00pm 2/27/2016 at 9:00pm
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The anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement always has used disruption and intimidation on campus as a tactic to initimidate Israeli and pro-Israel speakers and students on campus. Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) is a leader in this regard, but hardly alone.

There have been two developments in the past...

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UK: New Bill Aims to Block Anti-Israel Boycott

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 10:00am 2/16/2016 at 10:00am

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s government has proposed new directives to combat anti-Israel boycott in the United Kingdom. Under the proposed regulations, universities, city councils, state-run health services and other government-funded public organisation will be not be allowed to discriminate against products made in Israel.

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The Regressive Left in Israel and the West

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 6:16pm 2/6/2016 at 6:16pm
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Consider this a follow-up to our prior reporting on the Regressive Left:

The concept of masochists defending sadists came from this article, The Masochists Who Defend Sadists: The Regressive Left in Theory and Practice:

I think they hated the idea of the West and of Empire, so they made a practical and intellectual alliance...

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Anti-Israel protest at Kings College turns violent

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 11:30am 1/20/2016 at 11:30am
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For several years we have been documenting the increasingly aggressive tactics of anti-Israel protesters on campus.

Recently, an Israeli professor’s guest lecture was disrupted at the University of Minnesota Law School, and the Palestine Solidarity Committee at UT-Austin (led by law student Mohammed Nabulsi) disrupted an Israeli Studies event:

These tactics are nothing...

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Oberlin College Alums: Anti-Israel fanaticism creating hostile environment for Jews

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 7:30pm 1/17/2016 at 7:30pm
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Oberlin College is an institution in turmoil over the past several years, and anti-Israel activism is part of the problem. Now, over 200 alumni are claiming the anti-Israel activism has created a hostile environment for Jews, and the alumni are demanding the college take action to address the problem.

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BDS’s Economic Impact Isn’t The Point

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 10:00am 12/30/2015 at 10:00am

A recent article from Adrienne Yaron has an important kernel of truth surrounded by a myriad of analytical errors and false conclusions.  The central point that BDS is a cover for defamation of Israel and development of a critical mass of anti-Israel and anti-Jewish hatred on false pretenses is sound.  The...

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