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July 19, 2014
Dennis Prager explains "The Middle East problem":
Mr. Prager is right on: the solution may be hard, but the problem is simple: one side wants the other side dead.
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The National Post (www.nationalpost.com) has a great article on how the Israeli left is coping with its dreams of peace being shattered by Palestinian hatred and refusal of any compromise.
In Israel, the terms "right" and "left" seldom refer to economics or the welfare system. "Right" usually means approaching negotiations with suspicion and supporting settlements in the disputed lands. "Left" means a good-hearted eagerness to negotiate with the Palestinians, an attitude that may be revived eventually but has now become so unpopular that it seems almost quaint. [...]
Being someone that voted for Meretz and Labor in the past (see the democracy page for details), this article touched a nerve.
Today I also believe that the only way to achieve peace is to negociate from a position of force. Only when the Palestinians truly understand that terrorism, hate and barbaric acts will lead them nowhere will they accept the existence of Israel.
Often you hear strong personal feeling behind their words, and nowhere more than with Hirsh Goodman. "I supported Oslo," he said. "I supported talking with Arafat. The greatest disappointment was to discover that despite everything I've believed, everything I've promulgated, that asshole never gave up terror."
"Land for peace" is over, "Peace for land" might work. I copy the full article below.
Yasser Arafat being such a great murderer, terrorist and Palestinian leader, I would never dream of making fun of him. That said, I must report on some family matters that will make all pro-Palestinians happy. Charles from Little Green Footballs has discovered Yasser Arafat's lost brother:
Arafish, Yasser Arafat's
Here's Arafat reaction after he learned about the existence of Arafish:
I got Arafish's picture from LGF at:
Due to the large amount of spam and viruses that I have been receiving (over 20,000 messages last week!) I am forced to change the way I process incoming email.
From now on if you'd like to contact me please send a message to:
Only messages sent to the above address will be read - if you send a message to any other address it will probably be ignored and deleted with the thousands of other emails received.
I apologize for the inconvenience, but I was spending hours going through thousands of spam messages or viruses that had nothing to do with facts, Israel or the war on Palestinian terrorism.
Send a message to the above address and if it’s not a death threat or a "fatwa" (an Islamic religious edict, which sometimes contains death threats), I will respond.
The Jerusalem Post (www.jpost.com) reports that a fascist Muslim homicide bomber from the Palestinian "Islamic Resistance" (Hamas) has murdered 15 Israelis whose crime was to be Jewish:
A Palestinian mass murderer
blows himself in a bus,
killing 16 Israelis
Sixteen people were killed and more than 100 were wounded when a Hamas suicide bomber, dressed as an ultra-Orthodox Jew, detonated his explosives belt on a bus in downtown Jerusalem. [...]
The Palestinian groups Hamas, Islamic Jihad, and Arafat's Al-Aksa brigades reject peace with Israel - their declared goal is to destroy the Jewish State and commit genocide against her citizens. For a list of homicide bombings executed by these racist Muslim freaks, click here.
One of the Israeli victims
murdered by a Palestinian terrorist
During the Second World War and the Holocaust there was a British policy of stopping Jews from immigrating to the land of Israel (or the “British Mandate of Palestine” as it was referred to at the time, see the history page for more details). In 1939, the British published the “White Paper”, a document that increased immigration restrictions on Jews.
Throughout the struggle against German Nazism, the Zionist leaders did not hesitate to fight alongside Britain, although they never forgot their own private war against the Crown. Ben Gurion, Israel’s first Prime Minister, defined his political stance in one of his most famous pronouncements which became Israel’s motto for many years:
"We will fight the war as if there were no White Paper, and we will fight the White Paper as if there were no war."
I watched Israeli TV today and here's how I interpret what Prime Minister Sharon had to say: “We will fight the Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Arafat’s Al-Aksa Brigrades, and all other racist Islamic murdering freaks as if there was no peace process. At the same time, we’ll attempt to achieve peace as if there were no Islamic terrorist freaks, since eventually there will be none”.
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Faces of the Victims has published the story of Sharon Tubol, a 19-year-old Israeli young woman who was deliberately murdered by a genocide bomber from the Palestinian Islamic Jihad.
Sharon Tubol, 19
Murdered by a terrorist
from the Palestinian Islamic Jihad
On October 21, 2002, Cpl. Sharon Tubol, 19, of Arad, was one of 14 persons killed when a bus was blown up in a suicide attack by a terrorist driving an explosives-laden jeep near the Karkur junction.
To send condolences or to donate to Sharon's family, please click here.
To get more details on this homicide bombing click here. To get a list of all suicide bombings executed by Palestinian terrorists since October 2000, click here.
Israeli TV Channel 2 news interviewed Ahmed Tafiz, a 14 year old Palestinian kid who was on his way to become a homicide/suicide bomber and decided at the last moment not to do it.
14 yeard old Ahmed Tafiz and his mother
In this video, published by Mideast Truth (www.mideasttruth.com), the poor kid describes how Palestinian terrorists pushed him into becoming a homicide/suicide bomber, but how at the last moment he decided not to go through with it.
Ahmed had a partner, the same age as him, and he tried to convince his friend not to go through with the killings. "You are just a kid, no one will even remember you" he says on the interview, but unfortunately his friend didn't listen, and a few moments later he heard an explosion.
The Mother describes how she now fears for her life since the Islamic Jihad, the Hamas and other Palestinian terrorist groups are not happy about the kid's decision not to become a homicide/suicide bomber.
To see the video, click on the image above or click here. (Real Audio format)
The Telegraph (www.telegraph.co.uk) reports on a new commission created by the European Union to investigate how funds were transferred from the EU to the Palestinian Authority, and then to the mass murdering bastdards from Yasser Arafat's Al-Aksa brigades:
The European Union is planning to send investigators to Israel to interview Palestinians held in Israeli prisons over suspicions that the Palestinian Authority may have diverted EU donations to fund terrorist operations. [...]
Most Palestinians make about $50 a month, so £27,500 (over $30,000 US dollars) per month is a small fortunate for these mass murdering scum.
Don't expect news on how the European Union and Yasser Arafat directly finance Islamic terrorists to reach your local news outlet - it would greatly offend the European leftists who do not wish to look at reality but prefer to continue to support the mass murdering Palestinians.
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Haaretz (www.haaretzdaily.com) has published an article by Amnon Rubinstein that describes how strange and sad it is that it took almost 2 years for "Human Rights" organizations to declare that Palestinian homicide/suicide bombers are committing war crimes and crimes against humanity:
Surprise, surprise! The Human Rights Watch organization condemns the suicide attacks, considers them war crimes and crimes against humanity, and comes out against the Palestinian Authority and its leader for not preventing such offenses. Amnesty International has also condemned the suicide attacks in the past, but has not said a word against the PA.
Mr. Rubinstein is right on. Two weeks ago I was in Mexico and I did some Scuba diving. My dive master was Yngve, a nice guy from Sweeden. After our talks turned to politics, I was amazed at how he considered the "use of force" (his words) by Bin-Laden, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad and other terrorist murderers just a "cultural difference". For him, the fact that Arab/Muslim societies are incapable today of accepting and embrassing gay rights, women rights, Democracy and freedom, was just a "cultural difference".
It is wrong to deliberately murder women and children, I don't care how "culturally different" you are. One last note: the Human Rights Watch spokesman, Kenneth Roth, that condemned Arafat and his thugs for the senseless murders of the last two years is an American. It will take a bit longer for the European leftist morons to understand that deliberately killing 4 and 5 year olds in their beds is wrong, even if the kids are
I got the link from Imshin. I copy the full article below, it's well worth the read.
The Jerusalem Post reports on a campaign to record claims of Jewish refugees from Arab States.
A Jewish Habani woman
Ein Shemer immigrant's camp (1/9/1950)
As outlined in the stats page, over 850,000 Jewish refugees left different Arab States after Israel declared its independence in 1948. Over 600,000 came to Israel and were absorbed into the society and became full Israeli citizens and an integral part of the state.
This is in contrast to the Palestinians refugees who never received citizenship or rights from the Arab States that host them. Since the Palestinians also did not accept a State of their own in 1948 nor in 2000, they are still stateless and refugees
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The Palestinian terrorist group Islamic Jihad (holy war) tried to murder dozens of women and children by packing a boat full of explosives and searching for a civilian target. An Israeli patrol boat spotted the terrorists' dinghy and made sure the Palestinian murderers did not get anywhere:
Four IDF Navy sailors were wounded late Friday night after two Palestinians sailed their fishing boat up to a patrol boat off the Gaza Strip coast and detonated an explosive device, Israel Radio reported.
Israel built an electronic fence around Gaza, stopping all Palestinian homicide/suicide bombers from carrying on their attacks. A similar fence is being built around the West Bank - soon it'll be much harder for Arafat and his thugs to commit their daily murders.
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USA Today (www.usatoday.com) has published an article that tells the story of Alan Mann, 35, who was inside an elevator in the World Trade Center on September 11, but managed to survive.
Alan Mann, 35, an executive vice president at Aon Corp., an insurance company, squeezed into an express elevator packed with 25 people evacuating the south tower. He was the last person in. The doors closed. The elevator descended normally for the first seconds of a ride to the ground floor that should have lasted 60 seconds. Then United Airlines Flight 175 crashed into the south tower, tearing through the elevator machine room on the 81st floor. That cut most cables to the express elevators. Elevator No. 13 began a free fall from 900 feet above ground. [...]
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About a week after the heinous terrorist attacks of 9/11 against the United States by Islamic terrrorist, Bernard Lewis published an essay on the New Yorker (www.newyorker.com). This essay is called "The Revolt of Islam", and in it Mr. Lewis goes over the history of the Middle East and Islam. He shows how Bin Laden's goal is to escalate the current terrorist attacks into a war of civilizations, and how ultimately he wishes to destroy the West (in particular America and Israel):
President Bush and other Western politicians have taken great pains to make it clear that the war in which we are engaged is a war against terrorism—not a war against Arabs, or, more generally, against Muslims, who are urged to join us in this struggle against our common enemy. Osama bin Laden's message is the opposite. For bin Laden and those who follow him, this is a religious war, a war for Islam and against infidels, and therefore, inevitably, against the United States, the greatest power in the world of the infidels. [...]
This is a long essay, but is worth it. Print it out (use the FactsOfIsrael.com "Printer Friendly Version" feature) and read it over slowly - it's an excellent analysis that clearly shows some of the reasons for the Islamic terrorism we have been witnessing.
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Ha'aretz (www.haaretzdaily.com) reports that a Palestinian homicide/suicide bomber has murdered 19 unarmed Israeli civilians when he blew himself up on a bus full of passengers.
The remains of the Jerusalem bus where
19 unarmed Israeli civilians were murdered
Hamas claimed responsibility for the attack in an official statement broadcast on the militant movement's television station. It said that the bomber was Muhammad Haza el-Rol, a 22-year-old student at al-Najah University in the West Bank city of Nablus, and that he came from the Jenin area.
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The Weekly Standard (www.weeklystandard.com) has a good article on MEMRI, the Middle East Media Research Institute.
MEMRI has pioneered the careful translation, and dissemination to European and American audiences, of print and broadcast news sources in the Arab world. The group's work now pops up everywhere; here in the States, hardly a week goes by when some major daily or cable news show doesn't make use (generally without attribution) of a MEMRI translation.
It gives a few examples on recent work done by MEMRI:
And it is hair-raisingly insane. The April 25, 2002 interview with Prof. 'Adel Sadeq, head of the psychiatry faculty at 'Ein Shams University in Cairo, for example. Professor Sadeq beams with glee as he explains how Western civilization "has no concepts such as self-sacrifice and honor," which is why Americans fail to understand that the suicide bomber experiences "the height of ecstasy and happiness" just at the moment when, "ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one, and then he presses the button to blow himself up." Big smile.
There's also an interview with a 3 1/2 year-old that describes how she hates Jews - I copy the full article below.
For more translations of the Arab press check www.Memri.org
Stefan Sharkansky (Shark Blog) has translated an article from Die Zeit (www.zeit.de) that shows how the European Union is continuing to fund and support Palestinian terrorism. About a month ago, Stefan had translated the first part of the Die Zeit investigation, which you may find here.
The murder took place while the Bloombergs were on their way home from the stationery store. They have five school-age children. It is August 5, 2001, a hot day in the Middle East. The drive from Kfar Sava to the village of Karnei Shomron takes about 40 minutes. The back road winds through the hills above Tel Aviv. Three cars drive close behind one another. The Bloombergs are in the middle one. Near the village of Azun, the Bloombergs pass a slow-moving car. Suddenly its window opens and someone fires and hits the driver of the second car. That was Stephen Bloomberg. He was seriously injured, as was his 14-year-old daughter Tzippi. His wife Techiya, 40-year-old and five months pregnant, didn't survive the drive home. [...]
I strongly condemn the Europen Union and its representatives. It's one thing that the EU funded the Palestinians and then claimed that they didn't know that the funds were used to fund Arafat's terrorist groups. But after receiving proof, the EU continues to fund the Palestinians and is therefore directly responsible for the murder of unarmed Israeli and American civilians, including babies and children. This is morally wrong and also a criminal act. From now on I am boycotting European products - if you have a choice, please stop buying European products. Buy American, buy Indian, and buy Israeli!
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