Middle East Roundup

By | Tagged: Israel

Has Yitzhak Rabin’s memorial day become the occasion for delegitimizing the national-religious community? (Jerusalem Post)

Rob Eshman explains why the “e-mails, letters and phone calls crying out that Israel faces dire threat, if not certain doom” are just plain wrong. (Jewish Journal)

Der Spiegel has published a new account of Israel’s (alleged) 2007 strike on Syria’s nuke facility. (YNet)

Yoram Ettinger argues “Anyone claiming that Jews are doomed to become a minority between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean–and therefore the Jewish state must concede geography in order to secure demography–is either dramatically mistaken or outrageously misleading.” (Jewish Week)

Anger is rising in Fatah, primarily concerning Jerusalem, and this carries risks for Abbas. (Ha’aretz)

Is it really possible to have effective pro-Israel advocacy “without the presentation of the truth as others see it?” (Jewish Week)

Posted on November 2, 2009

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