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Sunday, September 23, 2012

Sunday links

From Ian:

NGO Monitor: ‘Investigate UK funding of Palestinian NGOs’
“Professor Gerald Steinberg, president of NGO Monitor, who briefed Jewish organisations on a UK visit, said: “Either the officials who decide on and are responsible for this counter-productive funding for NGOs are completely unaware of the details regarding the use of UK taxpayer monies, or they are consciously using NGO funding to promote Palestinian political attacks under the facade of peace-making.”

Stand with Us: West Bank Communities, and Peace (video)


Romney: PA State Airspace Would Endanger Israel
Airspace is another problem that Israel would face if there ever arose a PLO state next door.

PMW: "By the blood of the youth, Jerusalem will come back to us" - girl sings song on PA TV (video)


iOS6 Apple Maps Feature Shows No Capital City for State of Israel
"Apple’s new operating system iOS6 was released earlier this week, and one of the highly touted features is the addition of Apple Maps, but the new mapping feature fails to list Jersualem as the capital of Israel. In fact, according to the new Apple Maps application, Israel has no capital city."

CAMERA: CNN's "Situation Room" Resituates Israel's Capital
On Sept. 17, "The Situation Room" host Joe Johns (standing in for Wolf Blitzer) and guest Frances Townsend, a formal(sic) U.S. national security advisor, refer to Tel Aviv as Israel's capital.

In wake of border attack, IDF tells soldiers to use caution when dealing with asylum-seekers
Netanel Yahalomi killed on Friday while bringing water to migrants, underscoring lingering lawlessness in Egyptian territory

Honest Reporting: IDF Soldier’s Death Vanishes in UK Media Coverage

See Anti-Semitic Elmo Arrested (Again!) In Times Square
"Adam "Anti-Semitic Elmo" Sandler is at it again! After getting quite a bit of press for harassing tourists in Central Park earlier this summer we hadn't heard much about from the hate-filled Elmo impersonator. But just because we haven't heard much about him doesn't mean he hasn't been out and about, spewing hate. In fact, he was arrested again yesterday."

Syrian rebels: "We have a big fight against the Jews ahead of us"

Hamas: Arab Jews are not refugees, but criminals

Egypt’s Morsi urges ‘full rights’ for Palestinians, affirms Iran’s role in Syria
Tehran ‘part of the solution’ to bloodshed, which ‘goes against all laws, desires, history and humanity,’ president says

Pakistani bounty placed on anti-Islam filmmaker
A Pakistani minister offered $100,000 on Saturday to anyone who kills the maker of an online video which insults Islam, as sporadic protests rumbled on across parts of the Muslim world.

Hamburg mosque may have violated anti-hate contract
"The Imam Ali Mosque in Hamburg, widely considered by experts in Germany and abroad the long arm of Iran’s regime in the Federal Republic, appears to have violated the spirit – and perhaps the terms – of its contractual partnership with the city of Hamburg.
The mosque and its parent organization are said to have mobilized anti-Israel activists to call for the destruction of the Jewish state."

New technique could sniff out malignancies
A Technion scientist has developed a breath test to determine whether a growth is benign or malignant
Breath tests are usually used to test for drunkenness, or perhaps halitosis. But Dr. Hossam Haick of the Technion has found a new use for breath tests – determining whether or not a growth in the lung is benign, or malignant.

Claire Danes focuses glowing New York Times spotlight on Israel
Actress raves about the visits she’s made to film TV series ‘Homeland,’ offering high praise in cover story and fashion spread for paper’s style magazine.