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Martin Kramer says the NYT just made a claim about David Ben Gurion that he debunked last month

MEDIUM Debunked, but still fit to print on page one by Martin Kramer July 27, 2018 …In Monday’s [New York Times] edition, on page A1, an article by Max Fisher appeared under the headline “Israel, Riding Nationalist Tide, Puts Identity … Continue reading

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Some of the Zionists insisted that Israel’s Declaration of Independence “express thanks to God, while others were adamantly opposed”

JEWISH JOURNAL The Second and Third Israeli Miracles by Rick Richman May 2, 2018 …As Israel turns 70, unity is not a notable feature of Israeli democracy. The current Knesset includes 17 political parties. The government is a shaky coalition … Continue reading

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“As the modern Israeli state celebrates 70 years, the prevailing sentiment is one of extraordinary accomplishment” [VIDEO]

BLOOMBERG Israel’s First 70 Years Have Surprised the World by Daniel Gordis April 18, 2018 In November 1947, one day prior to the expected United Nations vote on partitioning Palestine into Jewish and Arab states, the CIA urged President Harry … Continue reading

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“As millions of Jews fell under the Nazi yoke, Zionism’s foremost leader came to America with one goal. He didn’t achieve it”

MOSAIC David Ben-Gurion’s 1940 Mission to Rouse the Fighting Spirit of American Jews by Rick Richman January 17, 2018 In 1940, as millions of Jews came under Nazi control in the countries conquered by Hitler, and as the route to … Continue reading

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Rick Richman: ‘Racing Against History: The 1940 Campaign for a Jewish Army to Fight Hitler’

FREE BEACON A Failed Attempt by David Isaac December 24, 2017 Why wasn’t there a Jewish army in World War II to fight the Nazis? No group had more motivation to do so. Well, it’s not that they didn’t want … Continue reading

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“Eighty years after the first proposal for a two-state solution, even “moderate” Palestinian Arab leaders still reject its basic premise”

MOSAIC The 80th Anniversary of the Two-State Solution by Rick Richman October 2, 2017 In this epochal year of Zionist anniversaries—the 120th of the First Zionist Conference in Basle, the 100th of the Balfour Declaration, the 70th of the 1947 … Continue reading

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Shimon Peres: The father of Israel’s nuclear deterrent reveals how it was built. An exclusive excerpt from No Room For Small Dreams, Shimon Peres’ posthumous autobiography”

TABLET MAG How Israel Went Nuclear by Shimon Peres September 11, 2017 …What we needed was help, and as the country with whom we’d built our closest friendship, France represented an opportunity. As Europe’s most advanced country in the nuclear … Continue reading

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Abba Eban passionately defended Israeli actions — even those he privately opposed

NEW YORK TIMES ‘Abba Eban: A Biography,’ by Asaf Siniver by Ethan Bronner December 31, 2015 In December 1955, following Syrian har­assment of Israeli fishermen on the Sea of Galilee, Israel carried out a large attack on Syrian military positions, … Continue reading

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West Germany ‘secretly funded Israel’s nuclear bomb’, despite Israel denials

THE TELEGRAPH by Justin Huggler April 14, 2015 West Germany secretly funded the development of Israel’s nuclear weapons, a German newspaper has claimed, despite Israeli denials. Welt newspaper repeated long-standing allegations that the government of former chancellor Konrad Adenauer secretly channelled hundreds … Continue reading

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Why we need the Jewish State law

TIMES OF ISRAEL by Yoram Hazony November 23, 2014 As civil war rages in Syria-Iraq, Libya and Yemen, and tensions between Jews and Arabs in Jerusalem reach levels not seen in more than a decade, the Israeli government has approved … Continue reading

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