Jews & Israel & Israelis Archive

BBC: Three Israeli teens were killed by a lone cell, not operating under Hamas leadership:   BBC’s senior correspondent Jon Donnison makes an interesting revelation: Jon Donnison @JonDonnison Israeli police Mickey Rosenfeld tells me men who killed 3 Israeli teens def lone cell, hamas affiliated but not operating under leadership. Seems to contradict the
Five Israeli Talking Points on Gaza – Debunked: Israel has killed almost 800 Palestinians in the past twenty-one days in the Gaza Strip alone; its onslaught continues. The UN estimates that more than 74 percent of those killed are civilians. That is to be expected in a
الباکستانیوں کے ہیرو ترک وزیر اعظم طیب اردگان کی اسرائیل کے بارے میں منافقت – از عبدالقادر:     غزہ میں سینکڑوں فلسطینیوں کی شہادت پر آنسو بہاتے ہوۓ ترک وزیر اعظم طیب اردگان نے کہا کہ یہ بات سمجھ سے بالاتر ہے کہ مغرب اب بھی اسرائیل کا دفاع کر رہا ہے اور دنیا خاموش
Hamas’s backflip on Syria: Once a traitor, then never to be trusted – by Ghassan Kadi:     Khaled Mishaal did a very dirty back flip on Syria 3 years ago, and he should never be trusted again. The same goes for Ismail Haniyye. It is sad that the fate of the people of Gaza
معصوم فلسطینیوں کے قتل عام میں اسرائیل کے سعودی، قطری اور اماراتی مددگار – از خرم ذکی: غزہ پر قیامت ڈھانے والا، معصوم فلسطینیوں کا قتل عام کرنے والا، ان کی نسل کشی کرنے والا صرف اسرائیل نہیں بلکہ اس “کار خیر” میں شریک ہیں نام نہاد “خادم الحرمین شریفین” ملک عبد الله اور متحدہ عرب
اہل فلسطین ہزاروں فلسطینیوں کے قاتل جرنیل ضیاء الحق سے نفرت کرتے ہیں – از حامد میر:         Source :
Pakistan’s Jewish Doppelganger – by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid: A national security state, carved out in a British colony on the basis of a people’s religious identity following the culmination of World War 2, thanks to a 20th century ideological movement led by an apparently secular man, who
How to Criticize Israel Without Being Anti-Semitic: If you’ve spent any time discussing or reading about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, I guarantee you’ve heard some variation of this statement: OMG, Jews think any criticism of Israel is anti-Semitic! In the interests of this post, I’m going to
Israel singles out Qatar as key Hamas terror sponsor – The Times of Israel: President Shimon Peres accused Qatar on Wednesday of becoming “the world’s largest funder of terror” due to its financial support for Hamas in Gaza. “Qatar does not have the right to send money for rockets and tunnels which are
Average Gaza citizen wants a steady job — in Israel — not more Hamas rocket fire, poll finds:     Hamas leader Khaled Meshal was in Doha, Wednesday, telling reporters from his five-star hotel the hardline Islamists would not back down from their bloody fight with Israel until Gaza’s borders are opened, and the crippling Israeli and
Klavan’s One-State Solution for the Israel-Palestine Conflict: Looking for a solution to bring peace to the middle east? Andrew Klavan has hit upon an interesting answer to a complex situation. Klavan’s One-State Solution: Give the Middle East to the Jews.  
Don’t Reward Qatar and Turkey By Letting Them Dictate Israel/Hamas Ceasefire:   Responding to reports that the United States, anxious to facilitate a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, “may be looking to Qatar and Turkey to help negotiate an end to the hostilities,” Jonathan Schanzer and David A. Weinberg, respectively
Israel-Gaza conflict: Israel may have committed war crimes, says UN human rights chief:   The two week offensive in Gaza, which has led to the deaths of hundreds of Palestinian men, women and children in the crowded coastal enclave, could have seen war crimes committed by Israel, the UN’s top human rights
An Israeli perspective on differences between Sunni and Shia Muslims – by John Myhill: The great majority of Israelis simply don’t know the difference between Sunnis and Shias and they can’t be bothered to learn them. A related problem is that, believe it or not, there is also a pro-Sunni anti-Shia bias in
Israel supporters really can’t afford to lose Jon Stewart:     Comedy CentralJon Stewart appearing on the July 22 episode of The Daily Show. While covering the Christians United for Israel conference this week, I heard a couple of gripes about Jon Stewart’s reports on Israel’s operation in
Saudi Israeli alliance forged in blood – by David Hearst: This Saudi-Israeli alliance is forged in blood, Palestinian blood, the blood on Sunday of over 100 souls in Shejaiya. There are many hands behind the Israeli army’s onslaught on Gaza. America is not unhappy that Hamas is getting such
Israeli Attack on Gaza by Saudi Royal Appointment – by David Hearst (Huffington Post):   There are many hands behind the Israeli army’s onslaught on Gaza. America is not unhappy that Hamas is getting such a beating. As footage of the scenes of carnage on the streets of Shejaiya was coming through, John
When you let a**holes be the public face of atheism, it’s no wonder we have a bad reputation – by PZ Myers:   I am no fan of Bill Maher. I was extremely uncomfortable with his selection as the recipient for the Richard Dawkins Foundation award in 2009, and I could only accommodate it by telling myself it was solely for
How can you possibly oppose this war? – by Dahlia Scheindlin:   Someone asked me an innocent question: “What is the position of Israelis who are against the war?” There are obvious answers. First, this is a disproportionate war that harms huge numbers of civilians. The IDF is bombarding an
Members of UAE ‘aid convoy’ to Gaza, revealed as intelligence agents:     Forty members of the UAE “aid convoy” which entered the Gaza Strip last week have been revealed as intelligence agents. They were, it is believed, trying to collect information about Hamas and its infrastructure in the besieged
آج کی شام غزہ کے نام – از وسعت اللہ خان: اگرچہ عالمِ اسلام کے حکمران سو رہے ہیں مگر امتِ مسلمہ جاگ رہی ہے سنیچر کی شام امیرِ جماعتِ اسلامی پاکستان محترم سراج الحق کی جانب سے سیاسی، سماجی و مذہبی معززین ِ کراچی اور چنیدہ صحافیوں کے لیے
Did ISIS kidnap 3 Israeli children to provoke a war to deflect media attention to Gaza? – Patrick Cockburn: Editor’s note: We are posting a theory presented by Patrick Cockburn of the Independent in his July 21st article. The Saudi/ Gulf States, Turkey and Qatar sponsored Takfiri Khariji Deobandi Salafi ISIS wanted to take the world attention away
عرب امارت کے امدادی وفد میں جاسوس غزہ پہنچ گیے:   عرب ممالک فلسطینیوں کی سیاسی اور سفارتی مدد کرنا تو گناہ کبیرہ خیال کرتے ہیں ہی لیکن اب انہوں نے فلسطین کی امداد کے بہانے اسرائیل کے لئے جاسوسی کرنی بھی شروع کر دی ہے – اطلاعات کے
Taslima Nasreen on Israeli aggression against the Palestinians: Israel and Palestine hate each other. True. But you see no difference between the hatred of the powerful, and the hatred of the powerless? ‘Threats of violence are always bad, but they are not equally bad, in a situation
اسرائیل، داعش، امریکہ اور دیسی لبرلز – از سٹیلمیٹ: دیسی لبرلوں کو امریکہ اسلئے اچھا لگتا ہے کیونکہ اُن کے خیال میں امریکہ طالبان اور القاعدہ کو مارتا ہے فنڈنگ کرتا ہوا نظر نہیں آتا داعش کی اپنا قبلہ مکہ سے واشنگٹن تبدیل کرنے کا نام لبرلزم نہیں
How the West Chose War in Gaza – by Nathan Thrall: JERUSALEM — AS Hamas fires rockets at Israeli cities and Israel follows up its extensive airstrikes with a ground operation in the Gaza Strip, the most immediate cause of this latest war has been ignored: Israel and much of
This war is different : German newspaper “Zeit” on the the current Israel Hamas Conflict.:   The war between Israel and Hamas seems to be replay of previous conflicts. Again, Hamas will try to rocket Israeli towns until the bitter end. Again, Israel will do everything possible to destroy the infrastructure of Hamas. Now the Israeli army has launched
Israel and Hamas Need Each Other – by Aaron David Miller:     In her fascinating book A History of God, Karen Armstrong posits that the reason people believe in God is because God “works for them.” That is to say, God is compelling because the idea of a divine
Evidence of Hamas and other Palestinian militants’ crimes against Sunni Sufis, Shias and Christians – by Abdul Nishapuri: The purpose of this post is to build an arhchive of articles, reports and other materials which confirm how Hamas and other Palestinian militants have directly or indirectly participated in attacks on and massacres of innocent Sunni Sufis, Shias,
We single Israel out because we in the West are shamefully complicit in Its crimes – by Mehdi Hasan: Seventeen members of a single family wiped out in a missile strike. A centre for disabled people bombed. Schools and mosques attacked. Operation Protective Edge has been a humanitarian disaster for the residents of Gaza. This, apparently, is how
Israel-Palestine conflict: Why doesn’t the media ever mention the lack of progress in the Middle East? – by Robert Fisk:     Once, we used to keep clippings, a wad of newspaper cuttings on whatever we were writing about: Israel, Lebanon, Iran, Gaza. Occasionally, we even read books. Maybe it’s because of the internet, but in most of our
The ‘Iranian Schindler’ who saved Jews from the Nazis – by Brian Wheeler:       Thousands of Iranian Jews and their descendants owe their lives to a Muslim diplomat in wartime Paris, according to a new book. In The Lion’s Shadow tells how Abdol-Hossein Sardari risked everything to help fellow Iranians
اسرائیل صرف حماس کو نشانہ نہیں بنا رہا، مرنے والوں میں اکثریت سویلینز کی ہے – اسرائیلی صحافی ہگائی ماٹر: ایڈیٹر نوٹ : یہ آرٹیکل عبرانی زبان میں اسرائیل کے معروف بلاگر ہگائی ماٹر نے لکھا ہے – یہ آرٹیکل انگریزی میں ایک سیکولر ویب سائٹ نے ترجمہ کیا ہے – یہ اینٹی اسٹیبلشمنٹ ویب سائٹ اسرائیل میں وہی
مخالفت یہود و مخالفت صہیونیت میں فرق کیا ہے ؟ – از عامر حسینی: ایک صاحب ہیں ایلن ہارٹ جوکہ کبهی انڈی پینڈنٹ ٹیلی ویژن نیٹ ورک برطانیہ اور بی بی سی سے وابستہ رہے اور مڈل ایسٹ پر ان کو خاصی مہارت حاصل ہے اور اسرائیلی و فلسطینی قیادتوں کو بہت قریب
BBC’s dubious coverage of Israeli aggression on Gaza – by Aamir Hussaini: I have been monitoring BBC, CNN and other leading TV channels and newspapers of the West and am surprised that they are reporting that Gaza and other Middle Eastern conflicts (eg Iraq, Syria) with neocons agenda. They termed Syria
Ex-Mossad chief calls for Israel-Hamas talks: ‘There are worse options than Hamas’: The former Israeli Intelligence Minister called for negotiations with Hamas in an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Tuesday (15 July 2014). “Hamas is a very bad option, undoubtedly. But there are worse options than Hamas,” Efraim Halevy, former
The IDF doesn’t only aim at Hamas targets – by Haggai Matar: Editor’s note: This article was originally written in Hebrew by a Israeli Jewish blogger. It was then translated into English for the 972 website, which is an anti establishment news and opinion site in Israel similar to LUBP in
Anti-Semitism: what it is and is not – by Alan Hart:   “An anti-Semite used to be a person who disliked Jews. Now it is a person who Jews dislike “ Those are the words of my dear Jewish friend, Nazi (Auschwitz) holocaust survivor Dr Hajo Myer. They are taken
Lebanese Sunni cleric Sheikh Maher Hammoud exposes Salafi hypocrisy: Arabs will fight Israel if it’s a Shia entity: Sunni Imam of Al-Quds Mosque in Sidon (Lebanon), Sheikh Maher Hammoud, has claimed that “if you want Arabs to fight Israel, tell them Israel converted to Shi’ism”. Hammoud said: “اذا اردتم للعرب ان يقاتلوا اسرئيل قولوا لهم ان إسرائيل
Israel, ISIS and Iran – by Ali Khan Mahmudabad:   In 1871 in the small north Indian town of Bareilly Richard Bourke, the Governor General and 6th Earl of Mayo, made a speech in the presence of the Nawab of Rampur and other notables. This came in the