#140, exactly WHAT did the UN do in order to establish Israel? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
  • p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap p.TextOutput { R static java.lang.String p.mt = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; R static java.lang.String p.publicInterfaces = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValued'; R static java.lang.String p.beanClass = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.SingleValuePolicy'; RW java.lang.String value = '0'; R transient java.lang.Object _data = 'com.polopoly.cm.app.policy.NumberInputPolicy'; },ModelStore=com.polopoly.model.ModelStoreInMap
    • Danny - Israeli one
    • 04.10.06 | 09:44 (IST)

    There are three events and three events only that were the basis for the existance of Israel: 1) British pullout of the Mandate due to financial concerns back home(The UK was going through a Sterling crisis). 2) Russians send arms via Czechoslovakia - so the Israeli army can fight 3) Israel wins war in 1949 These are the only three reasons Israel exists, the UN DOES not feature in them. The resolution was ignored. As and when the Palestinians get their state it will be like Israel claiming 181 "created" them and I expect in that event the Palestinians will be similarly dismissive of UN "help". The UN resolution wasn't necessary - if the above three has happened, Israel would exist without 181 - and not sufficent - if the above had not happened, Israel would not exist. Hence there is no link. In what way shape or form did 181 "create" Israel - the borders envisioned aren't even related to the 1949 armistice ones.

    from the article: Is Israel a partner?
    First published 00:00 01.10.06 | Last updated 00:00 01.10.06
Haaretz Headlines
Elie Wiesel.
Newly unearthed version of Elie Wiesel's seminal work is a scathing indictment of God, Jewish world

In Wiesel’s uncensored Hebrew 'Night' manuscript, unveiled here for the first time, the author expresses desire to take revenge on the Hungarians, lashes out at fellow Jews and describes sexual scenes from the train to Auschwitz.

03:47 01.05.16 | 5 comments
Jeremy Corbyn at a pro-Palestinian rally in London, 2014.
Why Britain’s Labour Party has suddenly become synonymous with anti-Semitism

When senior party members spout vile anti-Jewish theories and at the same time insist they are in no way anti-Semites, they truly believe they are not lying.

09:39 01.05.16 | 16 comments
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the White House Correspondents Association's annual dinner

Obama slams Trump at White House correspondents' dinner

U.S. president calls Republican establishment 'incredulous', jokes that Trump's involvement in Miss Universe pageant makes up for minimal foreign policy experience.

J Street Israel director Yael Patir
Head of J Street Israel refuses to take the blame for lack of peace

Yael Patir, Israel director of the left-leaning U.S. Jewish body, sat down with Haaretz to talk about Trump, the gap between U.S. and Israeli Jews, and the growing anger at the Israeli peace camp. Though she concedes boycott efforts by some on the left have a negative effect, she rejects calls to keep peace efforts local.

01:12 01.05.16 | 5 comments