Mount of Olives, Christians, Jizyah Expulsion of Christians When he came within sight of the Holy City, ‘Omar exclaimed: “Ullah Acher (God is great). O God give us an easy conquest.” He then pitched his tent on the Mount of Olives and awaited response to his terms which read: “In the name of God, merciful […]
3,200 Years of Documented Presence of the Jewish People in the Land of Israel, Genesis 15:18-21 Jericho Proclaiming the sanctity of Arabia, Mohammad drove the Jews and the Greeks, and all other strangers from his holy land… Six hundred Jews from Kainukaa, in Arabia, resettled at Adr’at (Der’at), and in Jericho. A year later, another […]
REDIRECT PLO Office in Budapest Is Granted Diplomatic Status, JTA, Feb. 3, 1982.
Returning and Redemption Sol Linowitz, who was President Carter’s special envoy to the Middle East, stressed today that an autonomy agreement between Israel and Egypt is “achievable” because, he asserted, there are “no unsolvable problems.” Linowitz, who returned 10 days ago from a “private” visit to Egypt and Israel, said that both Premier Menachem Begin […]
Returning and Redemption A master plan establishing zoning and building limitations in the area around Jerusalem has alarmed Arab residents who fear that the new regulations are intended to facilitate widespread Jewish settlement activity. The plan, covering the area from Ramallah north of Jerusalem to Bethlehem in the south, has been approved by the Judaea-Samaria […]
Returning and Redemption President Yitzhak Navon deplored the low Jewish birth rate in the diaspora and told a group of visiting leaders of the Israel Bond Organization that it was only marginally better in Israel. Navon addressed 200 Bond leaders from the U.S. and Canada at a dinner marking the close of their five day […]
Returning and Redemption Anti-Semitic daubings were found on nine tombstones in the ancient Jewish cemetery at Middleburg in Southwest Holland. Although the vandalism was discovered last week, the incident was not reported until yesterday. The Middleburg public works department has cleaned the defaced stones and the local Jewish congregation has filed a criminal complaint against […]
Returning and Redemption Jacobo Timerman, the Argentine publisher who was imprisoned without charges for more than two years, warned yesterday that the danger of rising anti-Semitism all over the world represents a situation similar to the one Jews faced in the 1930’s — and that now, as then, the Jewish response has been passivity and […]
Returning and Redemption The Secretary of the Arab League, Chedli Klibi, urged the General Assembly today to impose sanctions on Israel for its annexation of the Golan Heights. Addressing the emergency special session dealing with Israel’s Golan move December 14, Klibi warned that if the international community failed to take punitive measures against Israel, the […]
Mubarak-Reagan Talks to Center on Economic, Bilateral Matters Rather Than on Camp David Peace Process, JTA, Feb. 2, 1982.
Returning and Redemption The Reagan Administration expects that its talks with President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt, who will be in Washington tomorrow afternoon, will center largely on economic matters and bilateral issues between Egypt and the United States. A senior State Department official, who briefed reporters today, said he did not believe much time would […]