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Jewish Telegraphic Agency: Al-Dura: It’s the Controversy That Just Won’t Die

Al-Dura: It’s the Controversy That Just Won’t Die – It’s an issue that brings the media directly into the global spotlight Mohammed al-Dura is generally believed to have been shot and killed at Gaza’s Netzarim Junction on Sept. 30, 2000, though some have claimed that the boy’s death was politically staged for prime-time television.By Brett […]

The Washington Times: A possible hoax

The Washington Times: A possible hoax The Washington TimesSeptember 19, 2007 By Joel Mowbray      In the seven years since the start of the Palestinian intifada, perhaps no incident has inspired more Western criticism of Israel, nor generated as much terrorism against the Jewish state, than the supposed cold-blooded murder of 12-year-old Mohammed al-Durra […]

Yemen Times: The ZOA teaches Olmert how to be a Zionist!

The ZOA teaches Olmert how to be a Zionist! Yemen TimesBy Hassan Al-Haifi This was “released to the press” on September 7, 2007: ” The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) has written to Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert urging him to immediately take action to stop the wanton destruction of priceless Jewish antiquities on Jerusalem’s […]

The New York Sun: Clinton Reminds Voters Of Commitment to Israel

Clinton Reminds Voters Of Commitment to Israel The New York SunBy Seth Gitell – Special to the SunAs she fights for the Democratic presidential nomination against Senator Obama, among other opponents, Senator Clinton is reminding voters of her strongest pro-Israel commitments, including her 1999 vow that Jerusalem be considered the “indivisible eternal capital of Israel.” […]

JewishJournal.com: Fraternity brothers of Sigma Alpha Mu ponder future after Chapman College denial

Fraternity brothers of Sigma Alpha Mu ponder future after Chapman College denial JewishJournal.com By Lisa Armony, Contributing WriterThe brothers of Sigma Alpha Mu aren’t wearing their letters to class at Chapman University this semester. The Sammys aren’t even allowed to meet at Chapman to gather for an off-campus event. Their rush parties can’t be advertised […]

Philadelphia Jewish Exponent: Stars of David

Stars of David Philadelphia Jewish ExponentBy Michael Elkin, Arts & Entertainment Editor You may not want to mention the word “coup” in the jittery region of the Mideast, but, in conjunction with “The ZOA Middle East Report,” it was exactly that last month — of the nonmilitary kind, of course. Steve Feldman, exec director of […]

New York Jewish Week: Misreading The Power Of The ‘Lobby’

By Ira FormanPublished in New York Jewish Week Of all the lessons I learned in 19 years of school, none was more useful than this: “Minority groups maximize their political influence by organizing intensely and focusing narrowly.” This notion, which came out of an undergraduate course in government, is simple yet powerful. It almost perfectly […]

The Jewish Week: Rudy Out On Foreign Policy Limb?

The Jewish WeekBy James D. Besser/Washington Rudolph Giuliani’s explicit opposition to Palestinian statehood could turn the 2008 debate over U.S. Mideast policy from a chorus of “me too’s” into a free for all. “It’s a breakthrough,” said Morton Klein, president of the Zionist Organization of America. “This is the first time a major politician has […]

The Forward: JNF Lands Bill Is No ‘Apartheid’ Measure

The ForwardFri. Aug 17, 2007 JNF Lands Bill Is No ‘Apartheid’ Measure Columnist Leonard Fein criticizes the overwhelming Israeli Knesset vote (64 to 16) reaffirming that private land purchased by the Jewish National Fund should be reserved for Jews. He suggests that this action lends support to the charge that “Israel practices apartheid” (“No, You […]

Abbas Admits Palestinian Arabs Not Original Inhabitants Of Israel

New York – Palestinian Authority (PA) president Mahmoud Abbas, in a speech denouncing the murder and violence committed by Hamas forces in their take-over of Gaza, stated that Hamas had looted and set on fire a church which was older than the Palestinian Arab presence in the Holy Land, thereby admitting that Palestinian Arabs are […]