According to The Independent: Today, Palestinian activists were scathing about the Pope’s plans to make the first visit by a pontiff to the tomb of Theodor Herzl, the founder of Zionism, the political movement that established Israel and displaced the Palestinians. As a political movement and an ideology, Zionism was neither about, nor was responsible for, displacing Palestinians. It…
The NY Times publicizes the anti-Zionist work of Zochrot.
Writing in the Aspen Times, columnist Paul Andersen demonstrates a distinct lack of understanding of Israel and the Palestinians. Describing a cycling trip in the West Bank he comes to some confused conclusions: Seeing herdsmen with sheep and goats was not a novelty, but seeing women in full burqas shepherding the flocks told us we…
The Guardian focuses on “Remembering the Nakba.”
A young Palestinian Christian goes public.
Once again, the PA’s chief negotiator, Saeb Erekat, claims the Palestinians descended from Canaanites: “I am a proud son of the Canaanites who were there 5,500 years before Joshua bin Nun burned down the town of Jericho” he said in Munich last week. That contradicts Maen Rashid Areikat, who wrote that the Palestinians lived under Canaanite…
Ariel Sharon’s death prompts countless obituaries in the media.
A look at the big news story from the Mideast.
An outrageous new “art” exhibit glorifies terrorism.
The Israeli government releases its findings.