Category Archives: Israel Politics

New Zealand, Cyprus to also boycott Durban IV conference | JPost — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

New Zealand and Cyprus are the latest countries added to the list of those that will not take part in this month’s event marking 20 years since the World Conference Against Racism in Durban, which identified Israel alone as a racist state. The conference was studded with anti-Semitic and anti-Israel sentiments.“ New Zealand remains strongly…

via New Zealand, Cyprus to also boycott Durban IV conference | JPost — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

CAROLINE CLICK: Is a Great War Brewing in the Middle East? — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

Could this next war be the War of Ezekiel 38? Don’t miss this interview with Caroline Glick who always has her finger on the pulse of events happening in the ME, and how they will affect Israel specifically. In this week’s episode of the Caroline Glick Mideast News Hour, co-host Gadi Taub and I did…

via CAROLINE CLICK: Is a Great War Brewing in the Middle East? — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

Biden Tells Israel To ‘Deescalate’ With Hamas. Meanwhile, Rockets Strike Israel From Another Front. — The Daily Wire

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden reportedly told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he wanted “a significant de-escalation today” in the battle between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip. While Biden was trying to dictate how Israel should back off from responding to the rockets fired at it by Hamas in the south, Israel…

via Biden Tells Israel To ‘Deescalate’ With Hamas. Meanwhile, Rockets Strike Israel From Another Front. — The Daily Wire

AIR New Zealand: Super Fund move raises BDS questions | AIJAC — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Questions over just how much influence the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has in New Zealand are being voiced following the NZ Super Fund’s recent divestment from five Israeli banks. In March, the Guardians of New Zealand Superannuation, an autonomous crown entity and manager of the NZ$50 billion NZ Super Fund, announced it was…

via AIR New Zealand: Super Fund move raises BDS questions | AIJAC — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Jewish organizations slam ICC decision to open war-crimes investigation against Israel | JNS — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Fatou Bensouda, ICC Prosecutor Jewish groups and legal experts are directing harsh criticism at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague over its ruling on Friday that it has jurisdiction to investigate Israel for war crimes. A three-judge panel ruled that Judea and Samaria, the Gaza Strip and eastern Jerusalem are within its jurisdiction, as “Palestine…

via Jewish organizations slam ICC decision to open war-crimes investigation against Israel | JNS — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

South Africa: Chief Justice Mogoeng given 10 days to apologize for pro-Israel comment| MSN — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng Cape Town – Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has a few days left before he should make an apology over his pro-Israel comment following the finding of the Judicial Conduct Committee. One party came to his defence on Saturday, but other parties have called for him to step up to the plate.…

via South Africa: Chief Justice Mogoeng given 10 days to apologize for pro-Israel comment| MSN — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Court rules: Recognize Reform, Conservative conversions done in Israel for citizenship | JPost — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

An expanded justice panel of nine of the High Court of Justice ruled on Monday to recognize conversions by the Reform and Masorti (Conservative) movements in Israel for the purposes of citizenship, ending a 15-year legal saga. Eight of the nine justices agreed with all aspects of the landmark ruling, while Justice Noam Sohlberg preferred to delay…

via Court rules: Recognize Reform, Conservative conversions done in Israel for citizenship | JPost — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

IINZ Calls for a Freeze of MFAT Funding of Terror Incitement — The BFD

IINZ Israel Institute of New Zealand co-director, Dr David Cumin, is calling on New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade to immediately freeze funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in light of a Human Rights Commission investigation into the use of New Zealand taxpayer funding to incite violence. According to…

via IINZ Calls for a Freeze of MFAT Funding of Terror Incitement — The BFD

Seismologists Warn: Massive Earthquake May Hit Israel Any Day — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

From Israel365news.com A recent study concluded that a massively destructive earthquake is due to hit Israel any day. The same researcher said that such earthquakes served as prophetic mile markers in the Bible and may even have been responsible for the earthshaking victory of the Children of Israel at Jericho. MAJOR EARTHQUAKE ONCE EVERY 130 […]

via Seismologists Warn: Massive Earthquake May Hit Israel Any Day — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

Morocco joins other Arab nations agreeing to normalize Israel ties | Reuters — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Abdeilah Benkirane, Prime Minister of Morocco WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Israel and Morocco agreed on Thursday to normalize relations in a deal brokered with U.S. help, making Morocco the fourth Arab country to set aside hostilities with Israel in the past four months. It joins the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Sudan in beginning to forge deals…

via Morocco joins other Arab nations agreeing to normalize Israel ties | Reuters — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Saudi Crowned Prince Disparages Israel and Demands a Full Withdrawal to the 1949 Armistice Lines and Palestinian Capital in Jerusalem — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

Just months after our President was inaugurated, he made a trip to Saudi Arabia. Trump was wined, dined and dazzled by the House of Saud; including Prince Mohamed Bin Salman. They all danced the “Sword Dance” and, quite frankly, the whole thing concerned me greatly. Here are excerpts from an article I wrote about Trump’s […]

via Saudi Crowned Prince Disparages Israel and Demands a Full Withdrawal to the 1949 Armistice Lines and Palestinian Capital in Jerusalem — Absolute Truth from the Word of God

Poll: 75% among Arab sector define themselves as Israeli | Israel HaYom — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

 

A recent study has found a substantial shift in the perception of identity in the Arab sector, as [nearly] three of every four Arabs – 75% – living in Israel define themselves as Israeli. According to the 2020 Pluralism Index composed by the Jewish people’s Policy Institute, 23% of the Arab sector’s members define themselves…

via Poll: 75% among Arab sector define themselves as Israeli | Israel HaYom — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

COVID-19: UN envoy hails strong Israel-Palestine cooperation | UN — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

 

Nikolay Mladenov Nickolay Mladenov, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, has praised the coordination between the Israeli and Palestine authorities in reacting to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. Mladenov’s comments were made during a telephone conversation with the other members of the Middle East Quartet, a body set up to mediate the…

via COVID-19: UN envoy hails strong Israel-Palestine cooperation | UN — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Netanyahu rival Gantz chosen to form new Israeli government | AP — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

 

Blue and White Party Leader, Benny GantzJERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz will be given the first opportunity to form a new government after an inconclusive national election this month, the country’s president said Sunday, raising questions about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future. The decision by President Reuven Rivlin was announced by…

via Netanyahu rival Gantz chosen to form new Israeli government | AP — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Dystopian Footage: Quarantine Breaker Subdued & Arrested By Swarm Of Police In Hazmat — Infowars

 

An Israeli broadcaster has aired dramatic video in an eerie dystopian sign of where things are possibly headed in terms of securing quarantined zones in urban areas, and at a moment various governments around the world are militarizing their Covid-19 outbreak response planning. Security forces in Tel Aviv are seen in full protective gear surrounding…

via Dystopian Footage: Quarantine Breaker Subdued & Arrested By Swarm Of Police In Hazmat — Infowars

Marilyn Garson omits key facts to paint a 1-dimensional narrative that casts Israel as the evil oppressor| NZFOI — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

 

Marilyn GarsonI was intrigued to attend an address by Marilyn Garson as a guest of the NZ Institute of International Affairs on Tuesday, 25 February 2020 at the University of Canterbury. A number of our members had contacted me and drawn my attention to the event. The invitation included a resume and she looked like…

via Marilyn Garson omits key facts to paint a 1-dimensional narrative that casts Israel as the evil oppressor| NZFOI — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

A review of the impartiality of BBC radio coverage of the US ‘Peace to Prosperity’ plan — BBC Watch

 

It is once again abundantly obvious that BBC journalists were intent on establishing a specific narrative.

via A review of the impartiality of BBC radio coverage of the US ‘Peace to Prosperity’ plan — BBC Watch

With Trump’s Peace Plan on the Table, Palestinians Face an Existential Decision — The BFD

 

Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan is a far cry from what Palestinians have wanted for decades. But it’s time to be realistic. Following President Donald Trump’s long-awaited unveiling of his “deal of the century” Middle East peace plan on January 28, the Palestinians now confront an existential moment: find a way to make it work or…

via With Trump’s Peace Plan on the Table, Palestinians Face an Existential Decision — The BFD

Why is New Zealand missing? — Kiwiblog

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. On the 23rd of January (World Holocaust Memorial Day), the Fifth World Holocaust Forum is being held in Israel, hosted by the President of Israel and Yad Vashem. Invites were sent to many world leaders, including New Zealand. And leaders from 46 countries are…

via Why is New Zealand missing? — Kiwiblog

What the killing of the top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani means for Jews, the US and Israel | JTA — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

 

Crowds gather for Suleimani’s Funeral Procession A U.S. strike on a vehicle near Baghdad airport early Friday morning killed Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s most influential military commander. Soleimani was the leader of the Iranian Quds Force, which had ties to American and Israeli enemies such as Hamas and Hezbollah, and was directly responsible for some of…

via What the killing of the top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani means for Jews, the US and Israel | JTA — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

HAMAS Proves Ben Shapiro Right — The BFD

 

During Ben Shapiro’s infamous BBC interview, interviewer Andrew Neill expressed horrified disdain at Shapiro’s past opinion that Israelis build things, while Hamas “bomb crap and live in open sewage”. But for all Neill’s arch disapproval, Shapiro is right. Almost literally: Hamas are boasting about pulling up Israeli-made water pipes in order to make bombs. Hamas…

via HAMAS Proves Ben Shapiro Right — The BFD

Abbas: Elections for you but not for me | AIR — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

 

Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas was elected in January 2005 and is in the fifteenth year of his “four-year” term, so you’d think the last thing his Fatah party would want to do is call more attention to the fact that Palestinians have not had any elections since 2006. But you’d be wrong. Ahead of the…

via Abbas: Elections for you but not for me | AIR — NZ Friends of Israel Association Inc

Partisan report on detained Palestinian ‘children’ from BBC’s Gender and Identity correspondent — BBC Watch

On August 28th the BBC News website published a filmed report by the ‘Gender & Identity correspondent’ for the BBC World Service and BBC World, Megha Mohan. Others involved in the production of the eleven-minute video include Yousef Eldin and Ramallah-based Tala Halawa of BBC Monitoring. The report is titled “Palestinian conflict: Diaries of childhood […]

via Partisan report on detained Palestinian ‘children’ from BBC’s Gender and Identity correspondent — BBC Watch

Anti-Semitic Omar & Tlaib Didn’t Actually Want to Visit Israel — The BFD | Media

 

Lushington D Brady gave these scumbag politicians a roasting saying “the increasingly fringe-left Democrat party can’t defend their anti-Semitic weird sisters strongly enough” asking “given that Tlaib and Omar so obviously hate Israel, why would they even want to visit? What possible motive would they have, other than to incite almost certain violence against Israel?“…

via Anti-Semitic Omar & Tlaib Didn’t Actually Want to Visit Israel — The BFD | Media

Palestinian Authority Cracks Down On LGBT Group; Ilhan Omar Responds By Bashing Israel — Daily Wire

Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar (MN) responded to the news that the Palestinian Authority is cracking down on LGBT groups on Monday by, once again, condemning Israel.

via Palestinian Authority Cracks Down On LGBT Group; Ilhan Omar Responds By Bashing Israel — Daily Wire

Democrats Furious at Israel for not Welcoming Jew-Haters — The BFD | Media

 

It says everything you need to know that the American left who have happily embarked on an orgy of de-platforming and violently stamping on any and all opinions they don’t like are shocked and outraged that two open anti-Semites have been barred from Israel. So, the American left is happy to see Vietnamese-American journalist Andy…

via Democrats Furious at Israel for not Welcoming Jew-Haters — The BFD | Media