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Jerusalem's Supreme Muslim Council, Headed By Grand Mufti Hajj Amin Al-Husseini, In 1925: The Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound's 'Identity With The Site Of Solomon's Temple Is Beyond Dispute'

The Haram Al-Sharif Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the old city of Jerusalem, known to Christians and Jews as the Temple Mount, is a focal point of tensions between Israel and the Palestinians.

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Secret UK propaganda campaign stoked Israel hatred to appear authentic

Declassified files show Britain attempted to sow division between Moscow and its Arab allies using fake reports blaming both sides for Egypt's defeat in the 1967 Six Day War

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When Arabs Became Palestinians

Israeli troops overlook Jerusalem’s Old City, during the Six-Day War, June 1967. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. With the recent eruption of …

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The Jewish Nakba: basic facts have been abandoned and forgotten

This week in the run-up to 14 May, the  day when  Israel’s independence was declared 74 years ago, articles about the Palestinian Nakba are already proliferating. Not one mentions the greater nakba of Jewish refugees driven from Arab countries. In fact on

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Israel, 1948: Vidal Sassoon in Combat

Not long before becoming the world's most famous hairstylist and building a business empire, Sassoon fought for Israeli independence. He lost friends, gained confidence, went weeks without a shower, and literally never learned the Hebrew word for 'retreat

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History of US State Department Shows ‘Jewish White Privilege’ Is a Myth

US State Department Truman Building. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. On April 12, 2022, the State Department published its 2021 “Country Reports …

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Revealing the truth behind al-Aqsa and 100 years of lies

You would think that after nearly 100 years of history repeating itself, the media would catch on, but alas the last few weeks proved otherwise.

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Elder Of Ziyon - In 1938, "Nature" published a paper saying Jews can't easily be good physicists - but Arya

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We're all obligated to remember the victims of the Holocaust

  "Dear Berthe, this is already the fourth day. I am on the train car now. I hope, my child,

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The Incredible Tunnel of King Hezekiah

According to the Biblical story, Hezekiah launched one of the most technologically complex operations in all of ancient history.

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Elder Of Ziyon - The Holocaust is Not the Reason for the State of Israel

Should the Holocaust serve as justification for the founding of the State of Israel?

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BBC, the revision of history and the invention of Ancient Palestine

Ancient Palestine existed 3000 years ago - that's according to a BBC2 historical documentary that has been seen almost 10 million times.

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Pretending the Kindertransport was a part of a 'noble tradition' is ignorant of history

Special provision was made for children because Britain refused to let in their parents

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Remembering the Anschluss

Adolf Hitler and Hermann Göring. Photo: German Federal Archives Eighty-four years ago — on March 12, 1938 — Austria was …

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Jews fled Ukrainian pogroms for Egypt and the Levant

All eyes are on the war in Ukraine. An overwhelming number of Jews are among those expressing support for its beleaguered civilians – and rightly so. But it must not be forgotten that the Jewish people and the Ukraine have a  checkered history. Even befor

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Russia-Ukraine war: Remember the good, bad of Ukrainian Jewish history

Ukraine is home to a rich Jewish history, as well as a dark past of death, pogroms, persecution and more.

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"Surplus Jews" no longer

Eighty years ago this week, 700 Jews drowned because no one in the world would take them in

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The Real Ethnic Cleansing in Sheikh Jarrah That Has Been Struck From Media Reports

When two people were injured and six arrested during clashes in the eastern Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah/Shimon HaTzadik on February 13,

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The Nazi roots of Arab anti-Semitism must not be denied

It is not Haj Amin al-Husseini’s effect on the Nazis that Yad Vashem chair Dani Dayan ignores, but rather, the Mufti’s impact on the Arabs.

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The Palestinian myth explained and analyzed

Are Palestinian historical claims to the geography a lie? Read and decide for yourself. Opinion.

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Not Just The Mufti - the real extension of the Palestinian-Nazi collaboration | by Adin Haykin

When did the Palestinian Nazi connection really begin?
Was it limited only to the famous encounter between the Mufti and Hitler?
And how much did this connection affect Palestinian nationalism in the…

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Elder Of Ziyon - 75 years ago: Zionists helped defeat racial segregation in Baltimore

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Tracing the history of Tel Aviv through its street names

Named for politicians, poets, heroes and heroines, the streets of Tel Aviv tell a fascinating story.

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Desmond Tutu and the Jews

Former Archbishop of Cape Town and veteran anti-apartheid campaigner Desmond Tutu holds a mass at Cape Town’s Anglican St George’s …

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A Call to Action: Join the Maccabees

A giant menorah is lit up to celebrate Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dec. …

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World will 'throw us to the dogs': Yom Kippur War papers reveal Golda's despair

48 years on, declassified papers show PM Meir feared abandon by int'l community: 'They don't like Jews, let alone weak Jews'; State Archive publishes 1,300 pages of transcripts

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Pillars and Myths - destroying the false narrative of the 1948 Nakba

The 1948 Arab defeat was a self inflicted disaster and the Nakba narrative spread by anti-Israel activists is a myth - here is the proof.

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Parole for Sirhan B. Sirhan? RFK’s help for Israel drove his assassin

If Sirhan is allowed to walk, then others who seek to murder for political issues can expect to avoid serving their full sentences. Op-ed.

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History: Should’ve Kept Those Jews | City Journal

Troubling FBI statistics and recent anti-Semitic incidents should remind the U.S. that other countries have lost their Jewish populations—to their own detriment.

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No, Israel was not the aggressor at June 1967

One of the most heated debates in the context of the Six-Day War in June 1967 and perhaps also in the context of the entire Israeli-Arab conflict is the question of what caused this war. According to…

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Bobby Kennedy’s Admiration for Israel

The senator’s unwavering support for the Jewish state strengthened American-Israeli ties—and ultimately led to his assassination by a Palestinian gunman

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Here’s THE TRUTH About the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (A Comprehensive History)

Go to https://expressVPN.com/Ben and find out how you can get 3 months of ExpressVPN free!From biblical times to today, Ben takes us through time to explore ...

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Six Day War: When Israel reclaimed Jerusalem, its eternal capital

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE: Retracing the 54-year-old events leading to Israel's stunning 1967 victory

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A Personal History of Sheikh Jarrah and Arab Violence Against Jews

Israeli security forces work at the scene of what police said was a suspected car-ramming attack, at the entrance to …

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A brief history: Israel did everything it could for peace and was rejected. Over and over again.

It is essential to know that the Palestinians turned down two concrete Israeli offers of peace according to their own demands, ending the occupation and creating a Palestinian state.

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Jerusalem During the War of Independence—Now in Color!

The blockade of Jerusalem began during the first few days of the War of Independence, spreading from the Old City's Jewish Quarter to the rest of Jerusalem. These color photos from 1948 show us what life was like in the city that was cut off from the rest

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Israel’s Critics Are Right: ‘Sheikh Jarrah’ Exemplifies the Arab-Israeli Conflict, and Arab Jew-Hatred

The entrance to the Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. Photo: Tamar Hayardeni/Wikimedia. JNS.org – Last week, anti-Israel forces went into …

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INTO THE FRAY: When did Palestine become Palestine?

The Palestinian Arabs’ claim for sovereignty over what they now insist is their long yearned-for homeland arose only after 1967—i.e. when it came under Jewish administration.

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The Holocaust truths left out of the history texts

The story school history books leave out tells how the US and Hitler cooperated in the crimes committed against the Jewish people. Op-ed.

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Can We Really Picture Auschwitz?

As memories of the Holocaust fade, one survivor’s images remain vivid.

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Winston Churchill in Palestine – 100 years on

“The establishment of a Jewish National Home in Palestine will be a blessing to the whole world.”

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The Palestinians Compare Israel to the Nazis, But They Were the Real Collaborators With Hitler

The mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin al-Husseini, meets with Adolf Hitler in 1941. Photo: German Federal Archives via Wikimedia Commons. …

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Germany sorry for snubbing William Cooper and Australian Aborigines' League's protest at Nazi persecution of Jews

The German government has apologised after its consulate in Melbourne refused in 1938 to accept a letter of protest from the Australian Aborigines' League about Nazi attacks.

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Stop whitewashing FDR's abandonment of the Jews

Documents show that State Dep't officials briefed the president on their efforts to keep refugees out. FDR simply did not want Jews.Op-ed.

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Ancient Muslim Texts Confirm the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem | Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs

Jerusalem Center researcher Nadav Shragai responds to modern-day Muslim and Palestinian fabrications about the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem with the

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Judea Pearl: A Lesson for Seth Rogen (and All Jews) on Early Zionists and Arabs

The Israeli flag at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Photo: Hynek Moravec via Wikimedia Commons. Seth Rogen’s interview on Marc …

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Lamentation: The Second Temple-era list of Temple priestly families from a stone tablet in Yemen

Tonight and tomorrow is Tisha B’Av, the saddest day of the Jewish calendar that commemorates the destruction of the two Temples and many other tragedies that befell the Jews throughout the centuries.

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Were Jewish children taught that Palestinian Arabs didn’t exist, as Seth Rogen claims?

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My Right Word: Are Palestinians Philistines?

Here is a Philistine artifact found in the Land of Israel: No Arabic you'll notice. Here is an inscription from Tel Arad left by th...

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'Farhud' Massacre of Iraqi Jews Remembered, 79 Years Later

Rioters during the antisemitic pogrom in Baghdad, Iraq, known as the ‘Farhud,’ June 1, 1941. Photo: Twitter. Jewish leaders and …

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Elder Of Ziyon - British census in 1922 says that lots of Arabs came to Beersheva from Transjordan and Arabia

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Elder Of Ziyon - Israel News: There has been a nakba for 72 years. But it isn’t what Palestinians say it is.

The word “nakba” was coined in 1948 by Constantin Zureiq in his pamphlet “The Meaning of Nakba,” but he didn’t describe it the way it is used today. His description of the events of 1948 were centered around the mistakes of the Arabs rather than the actions of the Jews.

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New Book Reveals a Gripping True Story From Auschwitz | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner

The main gate at the Auschwitz concentration camp. Photo: Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. In his gripping new book, The Boy …

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The Forgotten Jewish Refugees From Arab Lands | HonestReporting

Much has been written about the Palestinian refugees, but little attention has been paid to nearly one million Jewish refugees forced to flee their Arab

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Elder Of Ziyon - Not only was Jerusalem never the capital of Muslim Palestine - it wasn't even a PART of what Muslims called Palestine

Here is the abstract of the academic article "Was Jerusalem Part of Palestine? The Forgotten City of Ramla, 900–1900" by Zachary J. Foster of Princeton University, published in the British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies in 2016:

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Auschwitz survivors: First Jews sent to the Nazi concentration camp were teenage girls

As the world marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Edith Friedman Grosman, who was 17 when she arrived at the Nazi concentration camp, tells her harrowing story in a new book

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Martin Luther King on Peace, Israeli Security and Anti-Zionism | CAMERA

Anti-Israel activists who name-drop Martin Luther King don't want you to know about his strong support for Israel, his understanding of the links between

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Hebron Remembered

The Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The Torah reading for Shabbat Chaye Sarah (November 23) begins …

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Why Eisenhower deleted the Jews

The upcoming 50th anniversary of the passing of Dwight D. Eisenhower has occasioned a number of laudatory essays about the

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Hebron Riots of 1929: Anti-Jewish Terrorism Predates the 1967 War

Arab rejection of Israel and Zionism emerges from an all-or-nothing view of justice and honor. It has never brooked compromise or moderation.

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Did Jews Ever Abandon the Temple Mount?

The claim that no Jewish temple ever existed in Jerusalem and that Jews have no rights whatsoever on the Temple Mount is part of the "temple denial" doctrine that has been increasingly internalized in Palestinian academic, religious, and political

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The Real Story Behind Netflix’s ‘The Spy’ | CAMERA

Netflix's 2019 series, 'The Spy,' takes a look at legendary Mossad officer Eli Cohen. But as CAMERA noted in The Washington Examiner: the real

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Did Arab Violence Really Start With the 'Occupation'? | HonestReporting

 Arab violence is frequently justified because of the "Naqba" of 1948 and the "occupation" of 1967. After all, they insist, Jews forced Arabs from

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Why Israel is the sole sovereign of the Temple Mount

If I were Israel's ambassador to Jordan, and I were called in for a dressing down over Israel's actions on

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No, the United Nations Didn’t Create Israel | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attends the UN Security Council meeting on Iran at the United Nations, in New …

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Jewish Roots: Building the Land of Israel | HonestReporting

A continuous Jewish presence in the Land of Israel goes back thousands of years before Jews returned on Aliyah to rebuild their homeland.

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We've Always Been Here: The Historical Right of the Jewish People to the Land of Israel

  Victor Rosenthal – We’ve Always Been Here: The Historical Right of the Jewish People to the Land of Israel I often talk about the Jewish people’s historical right to Eretz Yisrael, the Land of Israel, in addition to our legal and moral ri

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What's in a Name? The Origins of Judea, Philistia, Palestine and Israel

Did the name Palestine come from the people, or did the people take their name from the place? What are the origins of Judea and Israel?

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The Myth and Fraud That There Ever Was an Arab Country or People Called ‘Palestine’ (Part 1)

In a recent Nazi outrage, Rashida Tlaib, Democrat Liar of Michigan, stated that the Holocaust has had a “calming” effect on her because the “Palestinians” “welcomed” the Jews into “their” land as a haven from Hitler. The Big Lie —...

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The Myth and Fraud That There Ever Was an Arab Country or People Called ‘Palestine’ (Part Two of Two)

As noted in the prior installment, the entire “Palestine” myth is built on one Big Lie after another. Recently, the New York Times even published an article asserting that Jesus was a “Palestinian Arab.” Having spread the Big Lie for so long — half a cent

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The invention of Palestinians | JNS

In the beginning of the 20th century and continuing throughout British Mandatory rule, there was little discernible evidence of Palestinian national consciousness.