Thursday, July 05, 2012

Links (with lots of videos)

From Ian:

UN Watch
UN Watch Exclusive Report: Syria Running for the U.N. Human Rights Council, Says U.S.
“U.S.-Sponsored Resolution Slams Syrian Candidacy”
U.N. Day of Hate vs. Israel: Hillel Neuer Takes the Floor

U.N. Debate: Hillel Neuer Challenges UN Palestine Expert Richard Falk

New IDF Video: IDF Stories The Caracal Battalion's Final Test

Stand with US: JLTV Israeli Heroes in Haiti with Photojournalist Joe Shalmoni and StandWithUs CEO Roz Rothstein

Yoni Netanyahu movie inspires audiences, underwhelms critics
36 years after Entebbe, ‘Follow Me’ examines the mythology, the controversy and the legacy of Israel’s lone fallen soldier from the daring raid
Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story (2012) Movie trailer

Fundamentally Freund: Anti-Semitism on the Temple Mount By MICHAEL FREUND
"In recent weeks, there have been a string of incidents that should have sparked outrage across the Jewish world but instead were met with stony silence. On a number of occasions, Jews seeking to exercise their basic human rights such as freedom of worship and assembly, and freedom of speech, have seen their liberties callously disregarded, and even trampled upon.”

Former CIA Chief: Pretend Pollard Isn't Jewish, and Free Him
“In a sharp letter to the Wall Street Journal, former CIA director James Woolsey called for the release of Jonathan Pollard.”
Saint Petersburg Jewish Agency offices defaced with swastikas
"All of you – to Buchenwald’ spray-painted on neighboring building; Russian city is home to 100,000 Jews"

Israel, China agree to build Eilat railway
Transport Minister Yisrael Katz and China's Minister of Transport Li Shenglin signed the memorandum of understanding in Beijing.
A little comedy to finish with.
Friedman: Mursi can bring 'real' Israel-Egypt peace
"'NY Times' columnist says Islamist president gives opportunity to make peace with 80m. Egyptians rather than with single dictator."
(See how Friedman is demolished at the Gloria Center - EoZ)

Also, see The Augean Stables on Deadheads and Israel.

The Challenge of Alternative Tourism. (h/t Ardie)