MIDDLE EAST & ASIA
NETANYAHU'S SON MEME SHOWS SOROS (ROTHSCHILD)
TEMPTING WITH THE WORLD, THE SERPENT (LUCIFER) WHO TEMPTS CFR
OF WHICH NETANYAHU IS A MEMBER
- September 29, 2017 by Anders - Haaretz - September 9, 2017:
Yair Netanyahu, the son of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,
posted an image on his Facebook page Saturday that seems to suggest
a conspiracy is behind his familys growing legal problems.
- The meme is laden with anti-Semitic imagery. Update: Following
outcry, Yair Netanyahu has removed the meme from his Facebook
page. The meme, captioned the food chain, features
a photo of George Soros dangling the world in front of a
- reptilian creature (serpent Gen. 3:4-5), who dangles an alchemy
symbol in front of a caricature of a figure reminiscent of the
anti-Semitic happy merchant image (Netanyahu?).
The other figures in the chain are former Prime Minister Ehud
Barak, anti-Netanyahu protest leader Eldad Yaniv and Meni Naftali,
a former chief caretaker at the Netanyahus official residence
who implicated Sara Netanyahu in the case she is being indicted
- Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit announced Friday that
Sara Netanyahu would be indicted for fraud and breach of trust.
She is to be charged with spending 359,000 shekels ($102,000)
in state funds on catering at the prime ministers official
residence, while falsely claiming that the house did not employ
- MK Zehava Galon (Meretz) added that motifs in the Netanyahu
family are anti-Semitic par excellence.
- The Guardian 13 Sept. 2017: The cartoon, which has been circulated
by antisemitic websites, was posted a day after Israels
attorney general announced that he was minded to prosecute Sara
Netanyahu, Yairs mother and the prime ministers wife.
Benjamin Netanyahu is also under pressure as a result of several
overlapping corruption investigations, which have gained pace
in recent weeks.
- COMMENT: NETANYAHU IS A MEMBER OF THE US COUNCIL ON FOREIGN
RELATIONS ALTHOUGH ONLY AMERICANS CAN BE MEMBERS!
- Now this has a natural explanation: NETANYAHU IS A
US CITIZEN AND CAN EVEN RUN FOR PRESIDENT!!!
- It´s new to me that Soros and Netanyahu hate each other.
Below some cartoonist has gone one step further letting the Jews
tempt the US with a big burger! Who can deny that it is so?
- A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE ON THE TEMPLE MOUNT CRISIS
- By Maj. Gen. (res.) Gershon Hacohen - September 8, 2017
- Image via Wikimedia Commons
- BESA Center Perspectives No. 582, September 8, 2017
- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Moderate leaders warn that the Israeli-Palestinian
conflict may turn from a national conflict into a religious one.
Right-wing leaders claim it has been a religious conflict from
the start. Both approaches have been applied to the Temple Mount
crisis, and both are affected by a totalist perception of the
understanding of the religious imperative.
- For years, moderate leaders have warned that the Israeli-Palestinian
conflict could turn from a national conflict to a religious one.
In turn, right-wing leaders have responded that the conflict
was religious from its inception. So, too, on the issue of the
Temple Mount: The Left prefers to view the conflict as
a territorial issue since its political tools, mostly imported
from other places, can only deal with the territorial aspect
of the conflict (Ofri Ilani, Haaretz, July 2017).
On the other hand, Shvii weekend newspaper voices the position
of the religious right: This is a religious war. Only in
Israel are Arab Islamist murderous acts attributed nationalistic
motives. It is simply more palatable, as a political conflict
has the potential for a solution, while a religious struggle
is total. (Amnon Shomron, July 2017). https://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/temple-mount-crisis-motivation/
- BRICS WITHOUT EAST JERUSALEM
By Prof. P. R. Kumaraswamy, October 8, 2017 - BRICS leaders,
image via Office of the President of Russia
- BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 607, October 8, 2017
- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The 43-page Xiamen Declaration issued
at the end of the ninth BRICS summit in early September marks
an interesting shift concerning Israel. In paragraph 42, it makes
the usual references to relevant UN resolutions,
the Madrid Principles, the Arab Peace Initiative of 2002, and
previous agreements and calls for a just, lasting
and comprehensive solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The Declaration calls for the creation of an independent,
viable, territorially contiguous Palestinian State living side
by side in peace and security with Israel but contains
no reference whatsoever to East Jerusalem.
- The BRICS organization, which is comprised of Brazil, Russia,
India, China, and South Africa, represents over 40% of the global
population, and its collective economy accounts for over one-fifth
of global GDP. Two of the countries are permanent members of
the UN Security Council and the other three are aspiring to be.
BRICS is thus a major world power bloc.
- Initially, the BRICS countries were concerned solely with
developmental issues and did not address the Middle East at all,
let alone the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Things began to change
when South Africa joined as a full member at the Sanya Summit
in April 2011. Stating that they are deeply concerned with
the turbulence in the Middle East, the leaders hoped for
peace, stability, prosperity and progress. Popular
protests in the Arab world were more ominous than the Israeli-Palestinian
- TRUMP: I WANT TO GIVE PEACE A SHOT BEFORE I EVEN THINK OF
MOVING THE EMBASSY
- Israel denies reports of Trump decision against US embassy
- White House announces 'postponement' of Jerusalem embassy
- By REUTERS, JPOST.COM STAFF - October 8, 2017 - US President
Donald Trump breaks the silence on the disputed issue of the
American embassy's relocation (or its lack thereof).
JERUSALEM POST - Trump: I want to give peace a shot before I
even think of moving embassy. Israel denies reports of Trump
decision against US embassy move. A SIGN calls on US President
Donald Trump to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem.
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast
on Saturday that he wanted to give a shot at achieving peace
between Israel and the Palestinians before moving the US embassy
from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
In June, Trump signed a temporary order to keep the US embassy
in Tel Aviv, despite a campaign promise he made to move it to
In an interview with former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee on
the TBN program "Huckabee," Trump noted his administration
was working on a plan for peace between the two sides. "I
want to give that a shot before I even think about moving the
embassy to Jerusalem," he said. "If we can make peace
between the Palestinians and Israel, I think it'll lead to ultimately
peace in the Middle East, which has to happen," he said.
Asked if there was a time frame for the embassy move, Trump said:
"We're going to make a decision in the not too distant future."
Hours before going on air, Trump took to Twitter to promote the
show and his appearance on it, inviting his followers to watch
him make an appearance on Huckabee's show as his very first guest.
The fact that Huckabee managed to snag such an important guest
for the first episode of his show was criticized by many, seeing
as the former governor's daughter, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, currently
serves as White House Press Secretary.
- PLO ENVOY TO THE UN, RIYAD MANSOUR . .
- (photo credit:REUTERS)
PA envoy: Even without a peace deal, Palestinians will proceed
'as a state'
Abbas: With Trumps chaotic White House, whats the
point of peace talks? Interpol votes to admit 'State of Palestine'
as new member state
By ALLYN FISHER-ILAN - October 8, 2017 - PLO Ambassador to the
UN states that the Palestinians are actively joining world bodies
as a state and plan to carry down that diplomatic path despite
the stagnant peace talks.
By ALLYN FISHER-ILAN - October 8, 2017 - PLO Ambassador to the
UN states that the Palestinians are actively joining world bodies
as a state and plan to carry down that diplomatic path despite
the stagnant peace talks.
VIENNA The Palestinians plan to pursue a course of operating
diplomatically as a state despite the absence of
a peace deal with Israel, Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)
Ambassador to the United Nations Riyad Mansour told a world body
forum in a two-day session that ended Friday.
Lamenting a lengthy stalemate in negotiations and talk of the
possible abandonment of a longtime recognized goal of achieving
a two-state solution, Mansour said: We are joining international
conventions and treaties every day as a state.
Referencing Interpols recent acceptance of Palestinian
membership despite protests by Israel and Washington, Mansour
said that "the trend [of joining international organizations]
is moving forward.
We are acting as a state, we are accepted as a state and
we will continue on this path, Mansour told the International
Media Seminar on Peace in the Middle East.
The conference is an annual event held since the Oslo Accords
were achieved in 1993 as a way of propelling stalemated diplomacy
Formal peace talks last broke off in 2014.
The UN General Assembly gave Palestinians non-member observer
status in 2012, but left the achievement of actual statehood
up to negotiations with Israel. Jerusalem rejected that move
as a unilateral step aimed at sidestepping peace talks.
Some journalists, diplomats and politicians at the conference
wondered aloud whether the two-state solution was still relevant,
referencing US President Donald Trumps failure to embrace
the idea as a goal.
Mansour rejected a suggestion by peace activist Avraham Burg,
a former Knesset speaker and Jewish Agency head, that the idea
of independent Palestinian statehood alongside Israel may
no longer be on the shelf.
- HOLLYWOOD PRODUCER IN THE SPOTLIGHT IN NETANYAHU PROBE
- Israeli police said they had questioned a financier behind
Academy Award-winning films
- By Rory Jones - October. 5, 2017 - Movie producer Arnon Milchan,
left, at a 2005 news conference at which he was joined by Benjamin
Netanyahu, who was then Israels finance minister.
- TEL AVIV - Arnon Milchan, an Israeli intelligence agent turned
Hollywood producer, has long cultivated ties with his countrys
leaders. Now, he has become a political problem for the prime
minister. Israeli police said last month that they had questioned
Mr. Milchan - who has financed Academy Award-winning movies such
as 12 Years a Slave and Birdman - about whether
he gave Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gifts in return for
favors. The investigation is one of two graft probes into Mr.
Netanyahu that threaten his long tenure as Israels leader.
Mr. Netanyahu has denied wrongdoing. It is allowed, according
to the law, to accept presents from friends, the prime
minister said in response to questions at a January session of
Israels parliament, after the probes were first reported
A spokesman for Mr. Milchan, who heads Los Angeles-based New
Regency Productions Inc., said, We have been careful not
to respond on the subject for obvious reasons, whether the information
is true or false and unrealistic.
- THE GROWING JEWISH DIVIDE ON ISRAEL
- The divisions between Jews in Israel and the US are wide
and far-ranging. In Israel, there are four basic groups: secular,
traditional, religious and haredi (ultra-Orthodox). In the US,
the groups consist of the econstructionist/Reform/Conservative
bloc, the Orthodox and the ultra-Orthodox. The latter two are
growing in adherents, while the former are combining congregations,
closing synagogues, and generally failing to produce the requisite
number of Jewish youngsters necessary to continue, let alone
grow, the community. The split among American Jews is also increasingly
evident in the political realm. Most Jews are, by nature, liberal
-- and for many, "liberal" has become associated only
with the Democratic Party. It seems to have been forgotten that
one could also be a liberal Republican.
More importantly, the division between supporters of the two
parties has become an impenetrable wall -- with no meeting of
the minds possible on most issues. Sadly, support for Israel
is becoming one of them. For as long as I can remember, Jews
have overwhelmingly been associated with the Democratic Party,
at a ratio of about 3:1. Yet, increasingly, many Democrats are
drifting away from Israel. Following Hillary Clinton's failed
presidential campaign, Senator Bernie Sanders has become a key
leader of the Democratic Party. Though Jewish, Sanders likes
to talk about his "Polish" ancestors. Unfortunately,
or perhaps typically, he has little regard for the Jewish homeland.
In his interview at Intercept.com on September 22, Sanders revealed
his true feelings on Israel: "Certainly the United States
is complicit [in the Israeli 'occupation' of 'Palestinian' land],
but it's not to say... that Israel is the only party at fault."
- COUNT DOWN DAYS TO DEATH' IN ISRAEL HEZBOLLAH - IRAN SPEECH
- Jews urged to leave as new threat issued to destroy nation
in next war
- October 8, 2017 - Hezbollah - In one of the fieriest speeches
directed at Israel by Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah, he called
for the ethnic cleansing of all Jews in Israel, the destruction
of the Jewish state and told Israelis to begin a count
down to death.
- The speech echoed recent rhetoric recently by the Iranian
regime and its military officials, who said Tel Aviv would be
destroyed if Israel made a mistake, and
that Israel would not survive for more than 25 years.
- Israel should remain silent and count down the days
to its death, because any minor mistake would lead to its demise
as fast as lightning, said Iranian army commander Maj.-Gen.
- Iran, Hezbollah and several other Shiite militias are
helping the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad regime complete its
victory over ISIS, with the assistance of Russian airpower. The
upsurge in war-like rhetoric toward Israel is a signal of growing
confidence fueled by their victories in Syria, said the IPT report.
- Nasrallah has good
reason to remain fearful of Israel, for it is the only state
that has both the capability and determination to challenge their
takeover of Syria. There have been a series of reported Israeli
precision strikes on weapons production centers and arms smuggling
attempts in Syria. One strike reportedly targeted the Assad regimes
Scientific Studies and Research Center weapons facility, where
chemical, biological, and advanced ballistic missiles are developed
and manufactured. The targeted facility may have been where Iran
tried to hand over powerful weapons to Hezbollah.
- Israel issued its own warning on what is taking place in
the region. The Investigative Project on Terrorism said the threats
contain two messages. The first message is a reaffirmation
of the Shiite axiss jihadist, ideological, long-term
commitment to Israels destruction, the report said.
The second message is more immediate; it is an attempt
to deter Israeli decision makers from trying to stop Iran and
its proxies from taking over Syria.
- Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2017/10/count-down-days-to-death-in-israel
- PALESTINIAN NORMALIZATION - WITH HAMAS, NOT ISRAEL
- When Palestinian women took part in a march with Israeli
women for peace this week, they were condemned in the harshest
terms by many other Palestinians, who called for their punishment.
The Palestinian women who participated in the October 8 event,
organized by a group called Women Wage Peace, have been denounced
by many of their own people as and "traitors" and "whores."
Conversely, when Palestinian Authority (PA) officials held "reconciliation"
talks with Hamas leaders in the Gaza Strip and Egypt during the
same period, many Palestinians praised them as "heroes"
and "brave."udging from the reactions of many Palestinians,
especially on social media, they prefer peace with Hamas rather
than with Israel. The thousands of Palestinian women who participated
in the march with Israeli women are being accused of promoting
"normalization" with Israel. This, in the eyes of their
critics, is an abhorrent and despicable act, tantamount to "high
treason" -- an offense punishable by death.
Read more at http://www.prophecynewswatch.com/article.cfm?recent_news_id=1674#keLP0KO4pM8PQhPz.99
- GAZANS HAPPY BUT CAUTIOUS AMID SIGNING OF HAMAS-FATAH RECONCILIATION
- No celebrations noted in West Bank; Palestinians in the Gaza
Strip sing songs about national unity, give out sweets
- By AFP and TOI STAFF - October 12, 2017 - GAZA CITY, Gaza
Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets of Gaza
on Thursday to celebrate as the leaders of rival political factions
signed a deal to end a decade-long split.
- Leaders of the secular Fatah and Islamist terror group Hamas
signed the deal more than 200 miles away in the Egyptian capital
Cairo, but thousands of Palestinians poured out onto the streets
of the impoverished enclave.
In a square in Gaza City, they chanted songs about national unity,
while people distributed celebratory sweets.
- Large signs bearing the faces of Palestinian Authority President
Mahmoud Abbas, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi and Hamas
leader Ismail Haniyeh were held aloft by the crowd.
- Jihad Seaam, 23, said the announcement had brought new hope.
- Young people today are filled with unemployment, poverty
and frustration, he told AFP in Gaza. Their hope
was renewed today with the reconciliation agreement, he
said. The most important thing now is the implementation
of the agreement and not to let us down. Hamas has ruled
Gaza since violently seizing it from Fatah in a near civil war
in 2007 and has been at loggerheads with its rival, based in
the West Bank, ever since.
- ANALYSIS By DOV LIEBER
DOV LIEBER - Appearances aside, Abbas hasnt given up on
disarming Hamas - In deal reached Thursday, the two estranged
Palestinian factions agreed on the straightforward issues, but
the celebrations will likely be brief
In the heart of Cairo, rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah
signed a deal Thursday that supposedly ends 10 years of bitter
- Yet nearly all the terms agreed upon have not been subjects
of dispute for some time. The hardest issues, most notably whether
Hamas will have to give up its estimated 25,000-strong fighting
force and its weaponry, are still on the table, with no real
solution in sight.
- All that the deal addressed was the easy stuff, the civil
issues - an excuse for both sides to celebrate and thank Egypt
for its help. (AFP/Abbas Momani) In the heart of Cairo, rival
Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah signed a deal Thursday that
supposedly ends 10 years of bitter conflict. Yet nearly all the
terms agreed upon have not been subjects of dispute for some
time. The hardest issues, most notably whether Hamas will have
to give up its estimated 25,000-strong fighting force and its
weaponry, are still on the table, with no real solution in sight.
All that the deal addressed was the easy stuff, the civil issues
an excuse for both sides to celebrate and thank Egypt
for its help.
- Senior Fatah official Azzam al-Ahmad, center right, and Hamass
representative, Saleh al-Arouri, center left, sign a reconciliation
agreement during a press conference at the Egyptian intelligence
complex in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. Thursdays
signing came after two days of negotiations in the Egyptian capital
on the governing of the Gaza Strip as part of the most serious
effort to date to end the 10-year rift between the rival Palestinian
groups. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
Will Hamas recognize Israel?
- Why the skepticism? Well, lets start with what we know.
- Keeping in mind that the full agreement has yet to be published,
here are the publicized elements of the deal, either as announced
in an Egyptian press release, stated during a news conference
or reported by a source.
First, both sides agreed to enact the 2011 Cairo agreement, which
mostly deals with setting up national elections.
- Second, Hamas allowed the Palestinian Authority government
to take over all ministries in Gaza. This was already a part
of previous agreements, and in fact, the PA ministers already
took back their offices in Gaza last week when a large PA delegation
came to the Strip. What was new in Thursdays deal was the
deadline given for the takeover to take place December
- HAMAS TO TRUMP: WE WANT TO WIPE OUT ISRAEL NOT RECOGNIZE
- October 20, 2017 http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/236972
- STANDWITHUS STANDS WITH ISRAEL
- Last week, we reported on two activities of StandWithUs,
one of the new wave of Zionist organizations that works to educate
supporters, detractors and everyone in between about the Jewish
state and its vital place in the world.
- In one story, we noted how StandWithUs works in traditional
settings, teaching high school and college students about Israel
and enabling them to create pro-Israel communities at their schools.
In the past decade, StandWithUs has brought hundreds of students,
including dozens from New England, to its Los Angeles headquarters
for these programs.
- In the other, we noted how StandWithUs works to educate the
population at large about anti-Israel sentiment, like when, in
the past month, it picketed concerts by vocal BDS supporter Roger
Waters in Boston and across the Northeast.
- Annually, the group brings members of the Israel Defense
Forces to tour U.S. institutions. In the coming weeks, six pairs
of soldiers will tour the U.S., discussing their experiences
in the army and their lives in Israel.
- Locally, we will meet Karen and Haitham (their family names
are withheld for security reasons).
- Karen, 24, studies politics and government at Ben-Gurion
University of the Negev. Raised in New Jersey, she made aliyah
on her own at age 16. Karen finished high school in Israel and
enlisted into the IDF, where she served as a basic training commander
and later on with the paratroopers.
- WILL NETANYAHU RISK EXPOSING ISRAEL'S UGLIEST SECRET?
By JONATHAN COOK - October 27, 2017 - New law would define Israel
as belonging to a global Jewish nation rather than its citizens,
ending any pretence it is a liberal democracy, say experts
- Middle East Eye October 27, 2017 - As Israeli legislators
returned to parliament this week, ending the long summer recess,
Benjamin Netanyahus government announced a packed agenda
of reforms designed to push Israel yet further to the right.
Legislative proposals include weakening the supreme courts
powers of judicial review, cracking down on left-wing civil-society
organisations, expanding Jerusalems boundaries to include
more Jewish settlements, and allowing the forcible deportation
of mainly African asylum seekers.
- But none is likely to prove as controversial or gain
as much attention as a measure concerning Israels
status as a Jewish state. This long-gestating bill is intended
to join 11 existing Basic Laws, Israels equivalent of a
constitution. Netanyahu appears to be basing his wider legislative
assault on the success of the proposed Basic Law: Israel as the
Nation-State of the Jewish people. Its purpose is to give a constitutional-like
standing to Israels definition as a state that belongs
not to its citizens as is the case in a liberal democracy
but to all Jews around the world, including those with
no connection to Israel.
- Additionally, the bill is expected to downgrade the status
of Arabic, the mother tongue of a fifth of Israels population.
It will also require the Israeli courts to give due weight in
their rulings to Jewish religious law and Jewish heritage.
- The legislations opponents - Basic Laws are much harder
to reverse than ordinary legislation. Various versions of the
Jewish nation-state bill have been under consideration since
a first draft was introduced in 2011 by Avi Dichter, a former
head of the Shin Bet, Israels secret police.
- But after eight years as prime minister, Netanyahu appears
impatient for progress. He insisted in May that the legislation
must pass as soon as possible. A special committee has been hastily
drafting a final version in the past few weeks.
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