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Daybreak: Palestinian Pres. Denies Jewish Jerusalem

Plus Natalie Portman to go nearly nude for charity

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• Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, a Holocaust denier to begin with, denied Jerusalem’s Jewish heritage in speech yesterday and claimed that Israel plans to destroy the al-Aksa mosque and build a temple on top of it. [JTA]

• The Times of Israel reports on Israel’s slow-in-coming transition the use of solar energy, despite…well…a lot of sun. [Times of Israel]

• Natalie Portman has been married to a Frenchman for all of two weeks and now she is appearing nearly nude in a Dior ad, which will ultimately benefit the Free the Children Foundation. [Forward]

• Amos Harel at the Gatestone Institute debriefs us on the threat to Israel’s western border, which he says may be greater than the Iranian nuclear threat. [Gatestone]

• Knesset speaker Reuven Rivlin visited Jamal Julani–the victim of last week’s grisly attack in central Jerusalem–at a hospital and apologized. [JPost]

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ginzy1 says:

“Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas … denied Jerusalem’s Jewish heritage in speech yesterday”,

You call this news? This has been standard fare at the P.A., especially by its leadership, since its inception under the ill-fated Oslo Accords. Indeed this pretty much is standard Moslem fare for most of the past few centuries.

Arafat made the same statements during the 2000 Camp David negotiations, according to one Bill Clinton was there. Why would you expect anything different from Abu Mazen? This goes along with Arafat’s statement during an NPR interview in the early ’90s that Jesus was a Palestinian. Naturally the statement went totally unchallenged by the NPR useful idiot (I forget which) who conducted the interview.

Where have you been? Why are you surprised? What did you expect? Intellectual honesty?


J’lem / Efrata


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