Posts Tagged “East Jerusalem”

Tel Arad (Khan al-Ahmar) Palestinians to be expelled by Israel

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Tel Arad (Khan al-Ahmar) Palestinians to be expelled by Israel

Tel Arad (Khan al-Ahmar) Palestinians to be expelled by Israel Anne Frank and her family hid from the Nazi soldiers until they were discovered towards the end of the war. But Anne Frank’s diary speaks only of the fear, frustrations, and tension of life before they were taken to the concentration camps. That experience of…

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Israel and media twist facts on UNESCO

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Israel and media twist facts on UNESCO

Israel and media twist facts on UNESCO Israel, the United States and the biased American news media have launched a vicious campaign against the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) claiming the UN agency is “anti-Semitic” and is “denying” Jewish identity to Jerusalem. Of course, that is not true. But none of the media are…

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Travel: Secrets of the Souq of East Jerusalem’s Old City

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Travel: Secrets of the Souq of East Jerusalem’s Old City

Secrets of the Souq of East Jerusalem’s Old City By Ray Hanania (Archived, from 2009) On a very windy day, they tell, you can stand at the entrance of the ancient Damascus Gate and hear the sinuous whisper of the wind as it rushes through the labyrinth of streets and alleys of the Souq, or…

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“Jerusalem Day” is celebration for Israel and tragedy for everyone else

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“Jerusalem Day” is celebration for Israel and tragedy for everyone else By Ray Hanania — Israelis celebrate Jerusalem Day today, declaring that when East Jerusalem was captured during the 1967 Arab-Israeli war, it suddenly became an open city. Of course, that is more Israeli fiction. They’re so good at it.

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Yalla Peace: Who supports ‘Palestinian development’?

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Yalla Peace: Who supports ‘Palestinian development’? By RAY HANANIA 04/05/2010 JERUSALEM POST For five years I have tried my best to gain control of my family’s land near what is now Gilo. All I’ve been getting is the runaround. Silvan Shalom is the vice prime minister of Israel and minister for regional development. He wrote a…

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12-08-09 Palestinians must change their strategies to fight for statehood

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Old ways of fighting for rights must change By Ray Hanania — This week, we’ve seen a perfect example of how the rejectionists over-press their support for Palestinian rights in Europe and end up creating disasters that harm the Palestinian cause. The activists have been pressing European Union officials to declare that Jerusalem is to be…

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HANANIA: Hate drives much of Israel’s government policies, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, July 30, 2008

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Hate of Arabs drives much of Israel’sgovernment policies By Ray Hanania — You can never meet an Israeli without hearing them say, either angrily or wistfully hoping for change, that the biggest problem in the Middle East conflict is the “refusal of Arabs to accept Israel’s existence.” The reality is just the opposite. Israelis and…

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