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Fact 80: "From October 2000 to February 2002, there were 922 incidents involving grenades thrown by Palestinians against Israeli targets (including unarmed civilians)."
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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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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 leftist Israeli daily Ha'aretz (www.haaretzdaily.com) has an interview with former UN biological arms chief Richard O. Spertzel:
People who think that the UN inspectors will find biological or chemical or even nuclear weapons in Iraq in such a short period of time have unrealistic excpectations, says Richard O. Spertzel, who served as head of the biological weapons inspection team for the United Nations Special Commission on Iraq (UNSCOM) from 1994-98.
In 1991 during the Gulf War, I was a college student at the Technion, Israel's Institute of Technology (similar to America's MIT). Israel never attacked Iraq, yet Saddam Hussein fired dozens of missiles at Israeli cities. Israel never retaliated, but the missiles (Scuds) kept coming. Kids and the elderly had to wear gas masks every night while the butcher of Baghdad aimed and fired his weapons at women, children and babies.
I certainly don't want this Iraqi murderer to acquire nulear weapons. Faster, please.
Thanks to Imshin for the link. I copy the full article below.
The Jerusalem Post's feature "This day in history" reports on November 17, 1278, when 269 Jews are hanged in England on the order of King Edward I:
1278: Edward I of England arrests 680 Jews for alleged coin clipping and counterfeiting, and puts them on trial. Many Christians are charged with a similar crime. But the judges are given prior instructions that bias them against the Jewish suspects. Some 269 Jews are eventually hanged. Edward receives 16,500 pounds from the property of the executed Jews as well as the fines of those charged -- a some consisting of 10 percent of the national income even though Jews only comprised one percent of the population.
Eventually this racist King also expelled 16,000 Jews from England in 1290. I copy below an article with more info.
The Jerusalem Post (www.jpost.com) has a great article on why the hundreds of thousands of Islamic religious fanatics that are burning European embassies acroos Muslim countries are also hypocritical bastards:
Hundreds of thousands of Islamic religious fanatics
that burn European embassies becase of a cartoon
similar to the one above are hypocritical bastards
There is a strong case for saying that the Danish cartoons of Muhammad, which have caused so much uproar, are fair comment. Certainly those who haven't seen them can rest assured that they are relatively tame in comparison with many cartoons on other subjects which regularly appear in the European press. Even so, non-Muslims might have more sympathy with Muslims who find them offensive if it weren't for the astonishing double standards and hypocrisy of the Muslim world when it comes to accepting and applauding truly vicious slanders against Jews and, to a lesser extent, Christians.
I copy the rest of the article below - read it all: whenever someone in your home town agrees that these ignorant and violent Islamic fanatical religious bastards have the right to burn and kill you'll have some good counter arguments.
Israel Insider (www.israelinsider.com) has reprinted a letter from Alan Keyes to Mesora. Title "With the brave people of Israel", the letter touches on some excellent points and made me shiver.
I write to express my solidarity with the people of Israel in this difficult time, and to assure you of what I know you cannot doubt, that millions of Americans stand with Israel as well. We will remember the truth of Israel's honorable record, insist that others treat Israel in light of that truth, and not succumb to the cowardly passions of the moment.
Alan Keyes is a former Republican candidate for U.S. President and a former host of "Making Sense" on MSNBC - AlanKeyes@msnbc.com
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In my previous post ("13 Palestinian terrorists enjoy paid vacation in European countries") we learned that Palestinian killers from the Islamic Jihad, the Hamas and the Al-Aksa brigades (Arafat's terrorist group) are enjoying a paid vacation in different European countries.
I was very surprised to see that two of them, Mohammed Muhannah(22) and Mamdouh Al Wardian(23), a known Hamas member, were treated as "guests of honor" in a concert given by Glykeria, a Greek singer.
Hamas is a Palestinian terrorist organization whose goal is to destroy the State of Israel and replace it with an Islamic Palestinian State. It is responsible for dozens of terrorist attacks against unarmed civilians, including kids and babies.
I decided to tell Glykeria what I thought of her support of such barbaric acts and wrote her a message.
To contact Glykeria yourself, click here.
For more on the victims of Palestinian terrorism, including dozens of kids and babies burned and killed by the Hamas, see http://www.walk4israel.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=Victims
For more information on Hamas, see http://library.nps.navy.mil
/home/tgp/hamas.htm or http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world
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The Middle East Media Reasearch Institute (www.memri.org), has translated an interview given by Arafat, the Palestinian "leader", on October 10, 2002:
Hamad: "It is known that the Israeli army planned to expel you from the Palestinian territories, to a remote area."
"Martyr" is the term used by the Palestinians to describe the homicide/suicide bombers responsible for the deliberate murder of hundreds of Israeli women and children - for the full list of genocide bombings click here.
Hamad: "Sari Nusseibah, in charge of the Jerusalem portfolio, signed a document with Israeli elements from the Left which includes abolishing the Palestinian refugees' right of return to their homes from which they were expelled."
The "Right of Return" would allow Palestinians that left the State of Israel in 1948 to "return" to their original villages. Except that in the meantime, their villages have turned into Israeli cities, and the 600,000 Palestinians that left have turned into about 8 million. If Israelis accepted this "Right of Return", there wouldn't be a majority of Jews in the State of Israel anymore. It is another way to destroy Israel, but no one is buying into it, and the overwhelming majority of Israelis will never accept it. For more information on how Israel came about, check out the History page.
Hamad: "The Israeli army commanders boasted that they defeated the Palestinians and added that they want the Palestinians to acknowledge [this] defeat."
Note: The 628 Al-Hudaybiyya agreement, between the Prophet and the Meccan tribe of Quraish, was signed for a period of 10 years, which became, in Islamic tradition, the time limit for any agreement with non-Muslims. The Al-Hudaybiyya agreement was broken after 18 months. Muhammad's army then conquered Mecca. In other words: Arafat is clearly saying let's make an agreement now, we can always break it and destroy Israel later.
I still have some friends in the San Francisco Bay Area that refuse to admit that Arafat and the Palestinian Authority support and organize terrorism. If anyone has any idea on how to approach and convince them (without just giving them facts such as this article), please let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org or just leave a comment to this article.
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Although French politicians will deny it, anti-Semitism seems to be ubiquitous in France:
A rabbi was stabbed Friday night in a Paris synagogue by an unknown assailant who than fled, Israel Radio reported.
The Jerusalem Post (www.jpost.com) reports that Palestinian terrorists have murdered an Israeli who was working near the town of Tulkarm. The Israeli was bound and shot in the head from point-blank range simply because he was a Jew.
Shani Ladani, 27, of Moshav Olesh in the northern Sharon, was murdered by Palestinian terrorists while he was working near Moshav Nitzanei Oz, west of Tulkarm, Thursday morning. He was buried at Olesh Thursday night.
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The Jerusalem Post (www.jpost.com) has published an article with many examples on how the British magazine 'The Economist' is biased against Israel
The Economist has also shown remarkably little interest in the humanitarian tragedies endured by Israelis. Having reviewed dozens of stories, I have yet to see one that names a single victim of terror, or dwells on the consequences for the victim's family, or allows an Israeli voice to have the last word in the story. [...]
I know three people that read 'The Economist" regularly. They are all extremely anti-Israel, support the Palestinian right of return, and couldn't give a damn about Israeli victims of Palestinian terrorism.
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The Middle East Media Research Institute (www.memri.org) has published translations from the Arab press where Jews are blamed for the barbaric attacks on the United States on 9/11/2001.
Apparently this theory is widely accepted in the Arab and Muslim world and is backed by Foreign Ministers and Ambassadors. The Arab world cannot accept the fact that among their midst we find monsters capable of organizing and executing the 9/11 attrocities and the homicide bombing attacks against civilians, including babies and kids.
Since September 11, the Arab media have claimed that Jews perpetrated the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C. Promoting this new myth are high-ranking public officials and columnists in the government and non-government press in Arab countries.
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The International Herald Tribune (www.iht.com) reports that a synagogue mysteriously started to burn in France:
Fire heavily damages a suburban synagogue
Currently, the official take of the French government is that there is no hostility and violence towards Jews in France. It's amazing, these French synagogues just magically and spontaneously combust.
Thanks to "Merde in France" for the news item. I copy below an article describing the same magical spontaneous combustion (in French) from Yahoo France.
Fox News (www.foxnews.com) Islamic mass murderers have murdered 46 people in India and injured hundreds in two car explosions in Bombay:
A pair of car bombs ripped through lunchtime crowds in India's financial capital, Bombay, on Monday, killing 46 people and wreaking havoc at a crowded jewelry market and a popular historic landmark. More than 150 people were wounded.
I feel for the victims and their familes in India - with all of the terrorist attacks executed by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad and Hamas who deliberately murder Israeli babies, I know the anguish and frustration.
Replace "India" with "Israel", and "Pakistan" with "Palestinian Authority" and you'll see the Muslim terrorist bastards and their supporters are playing the same game: Muslim mass murderers kill hundreds while Muslim governments that are supposed to enforce the law let them do whatever they want without any consequences
In Israel nobody is buying this nonsense anymore.
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CBS (www.cbs.com) reports that racist bastards have defaced 50 posters of a Jewish politician in San Francisco, California:
One of the posters of Heller, a Jewish politician,
defaced by a Nazi swastika in San Francisco, California
Hate Crime Against SF Supe Candidate, Link
The German magazine Die Zeit (www.zeit.de) has published an article that shows how the European Union is financing Palestinian terrorism.
The article was translated by Stefan Sharkansky (Shark Blog) and it contains a lot of information on how European money is used to kill unarmed Israeli civilians, including kids. Among other things it covers:
1) How European money is used to print Palestinian schoolbooks that glorify genocide bombers and deny the existence of the State of Israel.
Barely after the new books appeared, there came a hailstorm of criticism from western experts. [...] There are calls for religious tolerance, but only between Muslims and Christians. Jews appear only in an historical context. Their connection to the Holy Land is stuck in antiquity. The Jewish resettlement of Palestine is called "infiltration". There is no direct appeal to terrorism, but certainly "Palestine's Martyrs" are glorified, including "The Engineer Ayash", who dispatched suicide bombers in the 1990s and killed dozens of Israelis. The State of Israel does not exist. Its name appears on no map, terms such as "green line", "the interior of the country" or the "1948 land" are used repeatedly. Cities founded by Israel, such as Tel-Aviv, are never mentioned. The name of the State of Palestine and the emblem of Arafat's Palestinian Authority are everywhere, such as on the book covers. This state would seem to stretch from Jordan to the Mediterranean.
2) How European money is used by Arafat to fund his Al-Aksa brigades (responsible for dozens of genocide bombings, see the Palestine page). Arafat makes no distinction between the Palestinian Authority and his Fatah group, an umbrella group of terrorist organizations (that includes the Al-Aksa brigades).
How Arafat paid the friendly price of 10 million dollars for the Karine-A cargo is one of the mysteries of this affair. Whoever finds it reassuring should do the math. At the time of the weapons deal, Europe paid at least 10% of Yassir Arafat's day-to-day budget and 50% of all aid payments. Next to the Europeans, Arafat had only two other revenue sources -- substantial aid from the Arab states, and insignificant tax receipts. How great are the odds that Arafat has not soiled Europe's reputation?
3) How in 2/2001 Arafat and his thugs from the PA made a clear decision to kill unarmed Israeli civilians to force Israel to respond. Their logic was that once Israel responded, an international force, including Europeans, would impose a solution and create a Palestinian state. Documents found by Israel prove this without a doubt.
For the original Die Zeit article in German, click here.
I copy Stefan's translation below.
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