Monthly Archives: August 2011

Try to understand Israel

David Harris Executive Director, AJC; Senior Associate, St. Antony’s College, Oxford University Want to Understand Israel? Israel doesn’t need UN resolutions, editorials or speeches about the imperatives of peace. It needs credible, committed partners in the search for peace. When … Continue reading

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Israelis and Arabs must understand each other

Understanding is key to a two-state future for Israelis and Palestinians A Palestinian state can become a reality, but only through an agreement with Israel that meets the requirements of both sides Lorna Fitzsimons guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 17 August 2011 10.14 … Continue reading

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Eight Israelis killed by terrorists

Legendary anti-terror sniper killed Most veteran sniper in police’s elite anti-terror unit killed in Thursday’s terror offensive in south; Pascal Avrahami, 49-year-old father of three who moved to Israel from France in 1977, hit by terrorist fire near border Omri … Continue reading

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Quartet still has it wrong

Critiquing Israeli Construction in Jerusalem: Another U.S. Miscue with the Quartet By Robert Satloff Policy Alert, August 17, 2011 At the eleventh hour, the Obama administration is gamely trying to avert President Mahmoud Abbas’s promise to apply for full Palestinian … Continue reading

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Israeli schools rank high

Hebrew University ranks 57th in world Tel Aviv University, Weizmann Institute and Haifa’s Technion also placed on list of best 150 universities worldwide, in annual ranking complied in China Tomer Velmer, YNet News, August 18, 2011 The Hebrew University in … Continue reading

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It is legal for Israel to build within settlements

Will Ariel block peace? Editor’s Note: Elliott Abrams is a senior fellow for Middle East studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, from which this piece is reprinted. You can read Abrams’ blog Pressure Points here. By Elliot Abrams, August … Continue reading

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Israel is model for civil disobedience

Hello World: Israel is Out-Classing You in Civil Disobedience By TechCrunch.com, Published: August 14, 2011 In the four weeks since the social protests have begun in Israel, hundreds of have been killed, dozens of women have reportedly been raped, a … Continue reading

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Al Qaeda resurges

Threat Resurges in Deadliest Day of Year for Iraq By MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT, NY Times August 15, 2011 BAGHDAD — A chilling series of fatal attacks across Iraq on Monday sent a disheartening message to the Iraqi and American governments: … Continue reading

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