Jewish Journal

The Politicization of Truth

By Ariel Blumenthal

January 19, 2014 | 2:43 pm

Irina Bokova, UNESCO director-general

The latest casualty in the name of Middle East peace is a UNESCO exhibition with the self-explanatory title “The People, the Book, the Land — 3,500 years of ties between the Jewish people... read on

  • Sharon’s World

    By Ariel Blumenthal

    January 14, 2014 | 2:22 pm

    Ariel Sharon was hated in the Arab world as a man and a symbol. He was very much universally stained by the massacres at Sabra and Shatila refugee camps, and as such was an unorthodox, audacious selection for Prime Minister. Ynet reported Sunday that Hip Hop mega-producer Russell... read on

  • The Dams of Gaza

    By Ariel Blumenthal

    December 16, 2013 | 2:10 am

    I still don’t understand the far left’s desire to create and promote an image of a devil-Israel. Is it simply libelistic antisemitism?

    On Saturday, as the Middle-Eastern storm wound down, Occupy London posted on facebook (quoting the Palestinian news agency Ma’an) that “Israel... read on

  • First Baby in the Real World

    By Ariel Blumenthal

    November 15, 2013 | 1:48 pm

    Wouldn’t you like to live in a world where the only problem is Israel?

    This is the sweet world the 4th committee of the UN General Assembly lives in: On Thursday the committee had adopted 9 resolutions against Israel - and rested. One of the resolutions called for handing over... read on

  • Cost-Cost

    By Ariel Blumenthal

    October 30, 2013 | 10:08 pm

    Look closely at this picture: The men triumphantly posing with Mahmoud Abbas are all convicted murderers. Qassem Hazem killed Holocaust survivor Isaac Rotenberg with an axe. Sharif Abu-Dahila stabbed Avi Osher, his employer for 15 years, to death. Haza’at Sa’adi and Othman Hussein... read on

  • Rockin On Your Dime

    By Ariel Blumenthal

    October 16, 2013 | 10:24 pm

    Good morning Europeans.

    Today the European Court reveals that €1.95 billion of European aid money delivered to the Palestinians in the past few years has been “lost”. With all the fiscal crises and austerity in your continent, how does it feel to lose €1.95 billion of your wealth... read on

  • The Signature of Real Men

    By Ariel Blumenthal

    October 8, 2013 | 9:00 pm

    Another glorification of terrorism; Swift, macabre and painfully mainstream.

    A 9-year old Israeli girl was shot by a Palestinian on Saturday. The man entered the backyard of the house she lives in, and shot her through the neck from close range.

    The girl, Noam Glick, survived -... read on

  • Talking While Saying Nothing

    By Ariel Blumenthal

    September 28, 2013 | 11:26 pm

    This past Tuesday Iranian President Hasan Rouhani gave CNN’s Christian Amanpour an introduction on how to say nothing while speaking: “Whatever criminality they [the Nazis] committed against the Jews, we condemn” he said.

    A day earlier Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas... read on

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