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  • Israel and the Six-Day War: a response to David Gardner
    David Gardner criticises Israel for continuing to hold the West Bank 50 years later, but is this really fair? In the immediate aftermath of its stunning victory, Israel offered to return land captured in exchange for peace. However, that August, the Arab League met, and responded with the ‘three nos' - no negotiation, no recognition, no peace. news_item/Jerusalem_.jpg... Read more »
  • Israel courts new ties with Greece and Cyprus at Summit
    On June 15, trilateral talks concluded between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. On the meetings, Netanyahu remarked, "there's a simple fact about Cyprus, Greece and Israel that brings us very close together. We're all democracies, real democracies." news_item/trilateral_.png... Read more »
  • Implications of the UK election for the British Jewish community
    The recent British election was a disaster for incumbent Prime Minister Theresa May and her Conservative Party. news_item/Jeremy-Corbyn-Chatham-House.jpg... Read more »
  • BDS versus Wonder Woman
    DC's newest superhero movie, "Wonder Woman" has grossed over $440 million worldwide, received rave reviews and has broken barriers as the most successful comic book film with a female lead, and the largest ever budget for a female director. However, not everyone can experience the film; it has so far been banned in Tunisia and Lebanon, along with efforts to ban the film in Jordan. news_item/Gal-Gadot-Diet-Wonder-Woman.jpg... Read more »
  • Israeli counter-terror expertise currently in demand
    Following the recent spate of terrorist attacks in Europe, including in Manchester and London, and other recent attacks in Paris, Stockholm and Berlin, Israeli counter-terrorism expertise appears to be in unprecedented demand. news_item/nato_israel.jpg... Read more »
  • New Zealand and Israel make amends
    Israel announced on Tuesday that it will restore full diplomatic relations with New Zealand, and that its Ambassador Itzhak Gerberg will return to Wellington in the coming days.  Israel downgraded its diplomatic ties with New Zealand in response to New Zealand's co-sponsoring of UN Security Council resolution 2334 in December last year. news_item/Israel_NZ_flags.jpeg... Read more »
  • New Hamas tunnels raise questions about UNRWA
    On June 9, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) announced that on June 1, it had discovered a tunnel built by Hamas under some of its schools located in Gaza. Specifically the tunnel was found under the Maghazi Elementary Boys A&B School and the Maghazi Preparatory Boys School, both located in a compound containing additional schools. news_item/1793501-5_.jpg... Read more »
  • Anniversary of Arab-Israeli war provides an opportunity
    FIFTY years ago and 19 years after the 1948 War of Independence, Israel was once again dragged into an existential war. Recently, Israel's state archives released detailed original transcripts of Cabinet discussions before the war. Conquest wasn't on the minds of Israel's leaders. Survival was. news_item/AP070604010051.jpg... Read more »