Tag Archives: Jerusalem

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Spain Compensates Israeli University Over BDS

Spain Compensates Israeli University Over BDS

Today’s Top Stories 1. Here’s a fascinating BDS fail: The Spanish government paid Ariel University $100,000 in compensation for refusing to allow Ariel’s students to participate in an international competition six years ago and released a statement admitting it had discriminated against the students. YNet reports: In March 2014, it said in an official statement

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Daily Telegraph: Jerusalem’s Old City ‘Under Threat’

Israel’s doing a very fine job of caring for its UNESCO Heritage Sites, thank you very much. There’s no reason for a Daily Telegraph slide show to include Jerusalem’s Old City in a slide show of heritage sites under threat. The Telegraph will likely defend itself by saying the under threat label follows UNESCO’s lead: the

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US Continued Eavesdropping on Israeli Leaders

Today’s Top Stories 1. Today’s big buzz is that the National Security Agency continued to electronically eavesdrop on Israeli officials for the White House (with Congressional assent) two years after President Obama promised the US wouldn’t snoop on the leaders of friendly countries. According to the Wall St. Journal (via Google News) the Obama administration

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Israel to Revoke Eastern Jerusalem Residency Permits?

Today’s Top Stories 1. According to Israeli media reports, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is mulling to revoke the permanent residency status of some Palestinians living in eastern Jerusalem. According to Haaretz, the idea under consideration would drop that status for Palestinians living inside Jerusalem’s municipal boundary but outside the security barrier. It’s Jerusalem’s politically gray

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Audio: Defending Our Lives – No Apologies

Listen by clicking on the image above or here. Yarden Frankl on the Mottle Wolfe Show discusses the role the media has played in the current wave of terrorism in Israel. Media stories giving credibility to the ridiculous charge that there is no Jewish connection to the Temple Mount encourage the hatred behind the terrorism.

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