By Eli E. Hertz.. Justice Richard Goldstone and the United Nations Human Rights Council, sought to rewrite history by labeling Judea and Samaria (Known as the West Bank) “Occupied Palestinian Territories” [Paragraph 11], calling Israeli Arabs “Palestinian citizens of Israel” [Paragraph 111], referring to Israeli Arab villages as “Palestinian Israeli communities” [Paragraph 110] and calling Arab inhabitants of Gaza “Palestinian People in the Gaza strip” [Paragraph 1859]. Essentially Goldstone is endowing Arabs in Judea, Samaria and Gaza with an aura of bogus peoplehood and statehood, as well as a false history as if title or ownership could be assigned out of thin air. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Judea’
By Eli E. Hertz.. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s calls for a freeze on Jewish construction in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem while Arab construction, which far exceeds Jewish development, continues unfettered – are clearly biased.
Arabs claim that Jewish settlements “change the status” of the Territories and represent a distortion of the Oslo Accords. The phrase applies to acts that change the political status of the disputed territory – such as outright Israeli annexation, or a Palestinian declaration of statehood. (more…)
Judean Shekel coin from 66 CE is “ancient Palestinian coin” and part of the “Palestinian cultural tradition”
By Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik.. A Judean Shekel coin from the year 66 CE, the first year of the Jewish rebellion against Rome, was sold for $1.1 million this past week at an auction in New York. The words in Hebrew “Shekel of Israel [Year] 1″ are printed on the front of the coin, and “Jerusalem the holy” appears on the back. [New York Post, March 10, 2012] (more…)