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    Tuesday
    Jun212011

    The truth about Jerusalem

    Thursday
    May052011

    Cut U.S. Funding for Osama's Mourners

    As featured in Huffington Post and written by

    Ken Blackwell

    Fellow of The National Academy of Public Administration and the Family Research Council

    Hamas, the Palestinian terror group that runs Gaza, is mourning the death of Osama bin Laden. He is a "martyr" to these jihadists. And Hamas has just concluded a pact with the so-called Palestinian Authority (PA), or Fatah, the group that the U.S. recognizes and to whom we give lavish foreign aid. We are currently giving $600 million to the so-called Palestinian Authority.

    Fatah has held an increasingly precarious control over much of the West Bank of the Jordan River since 1988. It was then that the U.S. brokered a deal in which the PLO morphed into the Palestinian Authority (PA), promised to give up terrorism, and promised to recognize Israel's right to exist. Many of us never thought the PLO would keep any of those promises -- but we knew they would cash our checks and pocket as well huge sums from the European Union. All of this in the name of "peace."

    Among the things that the PLO has done on the West Bank is to terrorize Christian Arabs, to name public squares after suicide bombers, and to conduct an all-out Hate Israel propaganda campaign in their schools, universities, and controlled media.

    Good faith? Arafat instigated yet another intifada against Israel when he got 98% of his territorial demands met and not 100%. Intifadas are uprisings characterized by stone-throwing Palestinian youths confronting Israeli troops. The visuals are great for their propaganda purposes. Israeli soldiers in armored personnel carriers or tanks are shown confronting a hail of stones. But less often noted in the leftist media -- BBC, CNN, Reuters, AFP -- is that these young warriors of the intifada are deadly accurate. Their stones have been a deadly form of action in that region since biblical times.

    Now, the PLO has made a pact with Hamas, their supposed rivals who control the Gaza Strip. For a decade, Hamas and Fatah have been fighting each other. Hamas is openly committed to the eradication of Israel. All maps of the Mideast produced by Hamas show Arab lands with no Jewish state -- what they call the Zionist Entity -- at all. But Fatah's maps likewise show no Israel.

    The somber news of the Fatah-Hamas deal came out of -- Cairo. Apparently, the post-Mubarak government is being strongly influenced by the Muslim Brotherhood. Hamas is merely the Palestinian branch of the MB. So this is the "Arab Spring" we've heard so much about?

    Look at the map of Israel. You can still find it on our maps. With Hamas firmly in control in Gaza, Israel's main population centers are now within easy range of their missile fire.

    Add to the threat of Hamas, Fatah in the West Bank, and you see Israelis caught in a lethal crossfire. 

     

    The Israeli government's response to these menacing moves was sober and restrained: "The Palestinian Authority (Fatah) must choose either peace with Israel or peace with Hamas."

    Our U.S. response was terribly weak: "The United States supports Palestinian reconciliation on terms which promote the cause of peace. Hamas, however, is a terrorist organization which targets civilians."

    It's time to put teeth into U.S. policy. Yasser Arafat was the man who invented airline hijacking for terror purposes. He murdered Americans. It was never a good idea to trust his word or to trust any organization formed by him. We have gotten nothing for the billions we have showered on him and his corrupt and murderous cronies.

    What we see with the Hamas-Fatah rapprochement is merely the open and brazen acknowledgment of what has always been the case: Both Hamas and Fatah are terrorist organizations. Only now has Fatah dropped its mask.

    Secretary Clinton urged us to send Fatah another $160 million on top of the $600 million.

    Here's a fine candidate for cuts. Let's cut off all U.S. support to these organizations. And we should press our European allies to do the same. It's time to follow up the brave actions of our U.S. Navy SEALs with brave action in the diplomatic arena.

    Ken Blackwell served as U.S. Ambassador to U.N. Human Rights Commission for two Presidents. He is member of Council on Foreign Relations.

    Tuesday
    May032011

    Jerusalem Imam: Obama will soon hang

    (Video) Al-Aqsa Mosque imam vows to avenge killing of Osama bin Laden in Youtube video. 'Dogs should not rejoice too much for killing lions'

    In a Youtube video uploaded by the imam he said: "The western dogs are rejoicing after killing one of our Islamic lions. From Al-Aqsa Mosque, where the future caliphate will originate with the help of God, we say to them – the dogs will not rejoice too much for killing the lions. The dogs will remain dogs and the lion, even if he is dead, will remain a lion."

     

    Some two dozen Palestinians gathered in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday to pay tribute to slain al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

    About 25 people holding pictures and posters of bin Laden rallied outside a Gaza City university. The crowd included al-Qaeda sympathizers as well as students who said they opposed bin Laden's ideology, but were angry at the US for killing him and consider him a martyr.

     

    Hamas police did not interfere in the demonstration.  

    The al-Qaeda leader was not armed when United States Special Forces stormed his compound in Pakistan but he did resist before he was shot, White House spokesman Jay Carney said on Tuesday.

    Carney said the killing of bin Laden was not likely to affect the US timetable for bringing American troops out of Afghanistan.

    The imam then verbally attacked US President Barack Obama saying: "You personally instructed to kill Muslims. You should know that soon you'll hang together with Bush Junior."

    "We are a nation of billions, a good nation. We'll teach you about politics and military ways very soon, with god's help," he vowed.

     

    Thursday
    May132010

    United Jerusalem Forever 

    Today, Wednesday, May 12 marks the 43rd anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem. It was in May of 1967 that Jews and Christians were finally able to return to the Holy City, after 19 years of exile. It was also the return of Jerusalem as the sovereign capital of the Jewish people after nearly 2,000 years.

     

    Unfortunately, Jerusalem is once again facing enemies at its gates. The whole islamic world and the Palestinians, under the leadership of Mahmoud Abbas and Salam Fayyad continue to attack the Jewish attachment to Jerusalem - they continue to deny the emotional, religious and symbolic attachment of Jerusalem to the Jewish people. We cannot let them succeed. JINewsNet in addition to other many other organisations such as One Jerusalem are here to make sure that truth prevails. It is our mission to give voice to the millions of people across the globe who know that the Muslims and the Palestinians are perpetrating a lie.

    Not only do the Jewish people have ancient historic and religious ties to the Holy City of Jerusalem, but they have been the best custodians of the holy sites of other religions within Israel. Under Israeli government control, Christians, Jews and Muslims have all been allowed to visit their holy sites.Can Abbas and Fayyad claim the same? Remember how the Palestinian mob destroyed the tomb of Joseph while the so-called Palestinian police stood by and watched? Remember how the Palestinians destroyed the Shalom Al Yisrael synagogue in Jericho?

    It is critically important that we remember the destruction of all the Jewish synagogues, schools, and graves in Jerusalem -- perpetrated by Arabs in 1948. We must never allow such atrocities to happen again. On Jerusalem Day, we ask you to reaffirm your commitment to Jerusalem. Make sure all your friends and family know the truth - that Jerusalem must remain the united and undivided capital of the Land of Israel. Use this opportunity to remind Mr. Cameron and Mr. Clegg of the difference between Arab and Jewish sovereignty in Jerusalem.

    Tell the politicians to keep their hands off Jerusalem. Jerusalem must stay as the undivided capital of the Jewish State. Happy Jerusalem Day. With thanks to One Jerusalem for this story

    http://www.jinewsnet.com -the “New Voice for pro-Jewish and pro-Israel points of view”, has been established as a platform to encourage pro-active comment in support of Jewish Communities in the Diaspora and the State of Israel.