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New on Broader View

  • American Jews & IsraelLiberal Jews Turn on Obama by William Kristol, Weekly Standard, June 1, 2012; American Jews’ Cowardly Retreat from the term “Zionism” by Gil Troy, Jerusalem Post, June 26, 2012
  • Boycotts, Divestment & Sanctions: The Real Purpose of Boycotts by Michael Curtis, Gatestone Institute, June 6, 2012
  • Egypt: Understanding the Muslim Brotherhood by Barry Rubin, Foreign Policy Research Center FootNotes, June 2012
  • Islam & Islamism: Existential Questions Facing the Muslim World by Harold Rhode, Gatestone Institute, June 1, 2012
  • Media & Manipulation: How media condition people to be anti-Israel by Steve Apfel, Times of Israel, June 11, 2012
  • Settlements: It’s Muktsa: Building a Fence Around a Fence Around the Settlements Issue by Donniel Hartman, June 6, 2012; Israeli Settlements, American Pressure, and Peace by Steven J. Rosen, Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, JCPA Strategic Perspectives, June 14, 2012
  • Syria: Ending the ‘unacceptable’ and ‘unspeakable’ in Syria by Irwin Cotler, Times of Israel, June 19, 2012
  • Turkey: Mavi Marmara 2010 = Syrian Anti-Aircraft 2012 by Daniel Pipes, National Review, June 27, 2012
  • Polls: Arab poll: Palestinian Authority is corrupt, Ynetnews.com, June 18, 2012

Top News from the Middle East

  • Iran continues its march toward nuclear weapons, threatening not only Israel, moderate Sunni Arab regimes, regional stability, the future of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, and worldwide oil prices.
  • Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammad Morsi won the presidential election in Egypt.
  • Violence rages on in Syria.
  • Hamas continues to lob rockets from Gaza onto Israeli civilian population centers.
  • Former Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Shamir died at age 96.
  • The Presbyterian Church (USA) narrowly rejected a proposal to divest from three companies that do business with Israel.
Call to Action: Actor-director David Arquette recently visited Israel and had a bar mitzvah ceremony at the Kotel. When he posted online about his moving experience, the anti-Israel crowd piled on. Please take a few seconds to express your support and congratulations on his Facebook page.

Clip of the Month: Kasim Hafeez, Pro-Israel British Muslim

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Featured Organization: StandWithUs is an international non-profit organization dedicated to informing the public about Israel and to combating the extremism and anti-Semitism that often distorts the issues. StandWithUs supports people around the world who want to educate their own local campuses and communities about Israel.

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