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  • Palestinian youth in conflict with Israeli police
    Amnesty International has accused Israel of war crimes
    The Israelis and their wealthy and powerful Jewish lobby worldwide like to paint a picture of themselves as standing on a morale high ground in dealing with human rights issues. However this doesn't appear to be the case to the Palestinians....
  • Dr. King and Malcolm X, two who gave their lives to give us the ballot.
    Vote! It is your responsibility for having been given the ballot
    On May 17, 1957, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. denounced "all types of conniving methods" that were being used to prevent black Americans from voting. Unfortunately, those conniving methods recently havebeen resurrected by the Republican...
  • A few minutes with Professor Alan Dershowitz - Part Two
    A few minutes with Professor Alan Dershowitz - Part Two
    Professor Alan Dershowitz of Harvard Law School was described by Newsweek as “The nation’s most peripatetic civil rights lawyer and one of its most distinguished defenders of individual rights. The Forward named him “Israel&rsquo...
  • John Kerry, Barack Obama
    U.S. pledges an additional $212 million aid to the Palestinians
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday pledged $212 million of immediate U.S. aid to the Palestinians, bringing the total to over $400 million. The pledge was made at an international conference in Cairo, where nations and organizations...
  • Food and recovery programs needed for Gaza
    Gaza: food programs stalled because lack of funds
    Hunger is increasing in Gaza because of massive displacement from the conflict with Israel. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) is providing food aid, but some programs have been stopped because of low funding.A WFP report says that its regular...
  • Gazans reveal Hamas war crimes, atrocities ignored by the media
    Gazans reveal Hamas war crimes, atrocities ignored by the media
    While the U.S. media and members of the U.N. continue to condemn Israel for protecting its nation and people against the constant attacks by the Muslim terrorist group, Hamas, GateStone Institute correspondent, Mudar Zahran spoke with several...
  • Gaza Destruction
    Intl Op Rev Ukraine Gaza and Russian Sanctions
    Sanctions Beginning To Squeeze RussiaSigns that Russia is feeling the pinch of Western sanctions have appeared in an article in an Eurasianet.orgarticleThe article cites a call from Russia for Kyrgystan to increase its produce and meat exports to...
  • Israel - Gaza conflict
    Has the news reporting of the Israeli - Gaza conflict been flawed?
    The recent Israeli/Hamas conflict, dubbed by Israel as Operation Protective Edge, once again highlights how the accuracy or inaccuracy of news reporting in this volatile area can influence opinions. Both sides have a vested interest in pushing...
  • Hamas Leader: ‘Give us the West Bank so we can destroy Israel’
    Hamas leader: ‘Give us the West Bank so we can destroy Israel’
    The Gatestone Institute, an international policy council reported on Sunday that Mahmoud Zahar, the leader of the radical Islamic terrorist group, Hamas, told worshippers on September 5, 2014 that if the West Bank had one quarter of the weapons...
  • Palestinian flag at a protest
    If Dearborn, Michigan was Gaza, the White House would still have no strategy
    If Dearborn, Michigan was Gaza, West Bloomfield would be the Israeli city of Ashkelon. Imagine Hamas firing deadly rockets from Dearborn into West Bloomfield day after day, week after week, month after month. The city council and mayor of Dearborn...
  • Partitioning Palestine
    Palestinian issues: Displaced persons and refugees
    This is part one of a series discussing the Palestinian and Israeli situation. It is important to revisit the historical context as readers want to know and understand it as objectively as possible. Israel was born as a nation just shy of a month...
  • Destruction in Gaza
    Intl Op and News Rev Ukraine Sanctions Gaza Accord
    No Winners In GazaFor a detailed look at the most recent Palestinian/Israeli agreement, a complete recap has been published in the Jerusalem Post. Among the items left for long term discussions is the opening of a seaport for Gaza and the...
  • Gaza
    Rubble bucket challenge bringing awareness to Israel's destruction of Gaza
    The ALS ice bucket challenge has taken the internet by storm, as thousands of people have dumped ice water over their heads and donated to research for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig disease. As one trend becomes even...
  • Missing U.S. student could scuttle Gaza peace
    Missing U.S. student could scuttle Gaza peace
    Concern in the U.S. and Israel continues over the welfare of a New Jersey religious student, who has been missing since Friday during an outing with a friend outside Jerusalem.Rabbinical student Aaron Sofer, of Lakewood, New Jersey, went missing...
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    Hamas in Gaza fired more than 50 rockets at Israel on Tuesday
    Proving a point for Israel, diplomacy won’t work with Hamas. Diplomacy will work when Israel is negotiating with Gaza citizens who seek peaceful coexistence. The ultimate answer is not a two-state solution. Instead, for Gaza, it is for Gaza...