Rabbi Shapiro: Jerusalem as the capital of the "Jews" is a Zionist fiction, and conflicts directly with the teachings of Judaism | Watch Two videos

Rabbi Shapiro Reacts to Jerusalem Announcement Shapiro In depth analysis! Rabbi Yaakov Shapiro reacts to Jerusalem being declared the capital of Israel, and explains that the Jewish people relate to Jerusalem as a holy city, not as a political capital city. Jerusalem as the capital of the “Jews” is a Zionist fiction, and conflicts directly…

How a 2,700-year-old piece of papyrus super-charged the debate over UNESCO and Jerusalem —By Michael Langlois on Conversation com

 November 15, 2016  Jerusalem is mentioned on this 2,700-year-old papyrus. Shai Halevi/IAA On October 26 2016, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) unveiled a 2,700-year-old papyrus that mentions the city of Jerusalem. The papyrus was not found during official excavations so its origin is uncertain. It is said to come from one of the numerous caves…

Occupation of Palestine: Zochrot (remembering) the Nakba — Video

Uploaded on 11 Dec 2007 Presence of Palestinian refugees brought to Rotchild Ave. in Tel Aviv on the 29th of November 2007, to commemorate 60 years to the UN’s Partition Plan. ***** Some archives Posts on Nakba on PBSJ Blog Mass graves of Palestinians killed in 1948 Nakba discovered in Jaffa — IOA Org Palestinians…

MESA’s latest letter to PM of Israel regarding attacks by the Israel IDF against the Palestine Technical University and its students in Tulkarem, occupied West Bank — MESANA org

November 16, 2015 H.E. Benjamin Netanyahu Prime Minister of Israel Dear Prime Minister,w On behalf of the Committee on Academic Freedom (CAF) of the Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA), I write to express MESA’s profound concern regarding repeated and ongoing attacks by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) against the Palestine Technical University…

Palestine leaders welcome EU decision to label Israeli settlement products — IINA News org|See successes stories on worldwide BDS Movements

Ramallah (IINA) – The Palestinian leadership welcomed the European Union’s decision to label products from Israeli settlements in the occupied territories, DPA reported. “We welcome this decision and consider it a significant move toward a total boycott of Israeli settlements, which are built illegally on occupied Palestinian lands,’ says Saeb Erekat, a top aide to…

Palestine seeks pressure on Israel over refugees — Press TV com

Palestine authorities are calling on the international community to exert pressure on Israel to allow Palestinian refugees in war-torn countries in the region to enter their home land. Residents wait to receive food aid distributed by the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) at the Yarmouk camp, south of Damascus, Syria, January 31, 2014. ©Reuters…

Possible EU sanctions alarm Israeli banks — Al Monitor com

Brokers look at screens in the trading room of an investment bank in Tel Aviv, Aug. 7, 2011. (photo by REUTERS/Nir Elias)   A few weeks ago, the European Council on Foreign Relations, a prominent international think tank, released a paper recommending that European banks and the European banking system at large boycott the Israeli…

Israel faces a rise in Jewish terrorism — by Ben Caspit on Al-Monitor com

Israel is in shock. On July 30, Yishai Shlissel, an ultra-Orthodox extremist, burst into a gay pride parade in Jerusalem. Armed with a large knife, Shlissel indiscriminately stabbed six people in a rampage before eventually being stopped by the police. On Aug. 2, 16-year-old Shira Banki died from her wounds. Her attacker had been released…