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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

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Orit Arfa

239 ARTICLES

Vimeo: Champion of Free Speech

There is a giant hiding behind YouTube. It's a company called Vimeo that is a video sharing site focusing on quality and personalization. As...

Bibi Failed the ChickenS**t Test

The S**t Test is a very real phenomenon discussed by professional pick-up artists in which attractive women subtly test a man’s strength by making...

Why I stay in Israel

Someone asked me why I stay in Israel when I could easily go back to the comfortable haven that is LA. I stay here because...

Vanessa Williams Sings about #israelunderfire [WATCH]

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Jews get killed here and there

I've been here before. Been here before way too many times. Too many gruesome murders. I remember the first real mass murder. It was somewhere in...

Film about Life on a Samarian Hilltop Takes Top Prize

There's been a recent slate of alternative "settler" storytelling lately. First, there were the <a href="http://www.timesofisrael.com/settlers-racy-miley-vids-cant-stop/ ">Miley Cyrus parodies made by yours truly, challenging the stereotype...

10 Observations about Ariel Sharon’s Death [VIDEO]

1. Immediately after Ariel Sharon’s death, criticism was muted out of respect for his accomplishments. Critics of his actions, from the Left or Right,...

Who REALLY owns the Land of Israel?

After working several years in Israel advocacy, I've found that most discourse about the Arab-Israeli conflict centers around the question: Who owns the land...

Jeffrey Goldberg Twerks John Kerry’s Butt [VIDEO]

It all started when Left-wing columnist Jeffrey Goldberg used Miley Cyrus to sound smart and wise. He bemoaned how Miley actually needed to heed...

Can a Settler Be Against the Occupation?

With mainstream Jewish and pro-Israel organizations, let alone the European Union, often shunning "settlers" (AIPAC, Jewish Federations, ADL, most Reform synagogues, etc.) becaue Jews...

Faces of Israeli Settlements

It's about time! While NBCNEWS.com gets in the usual disclaimer that Jewish communities beyond the Green Line are widely considered illegal by international law,...

My Personal “Peace Process”: Round III

I have recently entered into a written dialogue with Michael of Ramallah, who sympathizes with the plight of Palestinian living segragated from Israel. I...

My Personal “Peace Process”: Round II

My dialogue with Michael, an American pro-Palestinian activist from Ramallah, is heating up. He rejects many of the arguments I made in <a href="http://www.jewishjournal.com/the_settler/item/my_peace_process_continued ">my last letter to...

My “Peace Process” Continued

My dialogue with Michael from Ramallah started when he commented on <a href="http://www.jewishjournal.com/the_settler/item/my_peace_process_with_a_pro_palestinian_activist ">my take-down of the far-Left MachsomWatch in Arutz 7. This is my...

Free Gaza!

I'm against the blockage of Gaza! Take a look at <a href="http://www.barenakedislam.com/2013/08/12/shhhhh-about-that-humanitarian-crisis-in-gaza/ ">some pictures of Gaza flourishing today. I'd like to go, stay in that beautiful hotel,...

My “Peace Process” with a “Pro-Palestinian” Activist

<img alt="" src="{filedir_5}IMG_1173.JPG " style="width: 200px; height: 267px; float: right;" />Last week, I published a <a href="http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Article.aspx/13656#.Ugo7AIxBRD8 ">column in Arutz 7 about my day tour with...

The New Arab Settlement: Rawabi

The New York Times recently <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/11/world/middleeast/birth-of-a-palestinian-city-is-punctuated-by-struggles.html?pagewanted=all ">profiled the struggles to build Rawabi, a pre-planned Palestinian city between Shechem (Nablus) and Jerusalem. Rawabi is controversial...

Israel’s “Peace Partner” Glorifies Beating Up Settlers

In a ridiculously acted, eerily scored 6-minute film aired on Palestinian Authority television, Palestinians take revenge on a group of "settlers" who attack a poor Palestinian shepherd. The...

The Gorgeous Ambition of Terry Poison

One of the great things about living in Ariel is that I'm only 45 minutes away from my Tel Avivi friend Louise Kahn, <a...

Israel’s Retaliation Against EU Meaningless

Israel's <a href="http://www.jewishjournal.com/israel/article/israel_blocks_eu_projects_in_west_bank ">blocking of EU projects in the West Bank in response to the EU's directive not to provide grants, gifts, or prizes to Israeli...

Jews Invited to Enter Palestinian Territories

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My Palestinian Date in Jericho

Date-less on Tu B’Av, the Jewish "Valentine’s Day,” I needed something to do. So when a Palestinian man that I met through an Israeli...

Facebook Inventor “Likes” Settlers

Jared Morgenstern, founder of the “Like” feature on Facebook, is in Israel for a whirlwind heritage tour, and it turns out he likes “settlers.”...

Let the Foxes Run Wild in Ramallah

The Ramallah locals are fighting over fashion. <a href="http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4408751,00.html ">The Fox fashion chain (which is like Israel's Forever XXI) is set to open in Ramallah,...

I’ll Take My Peace Process with Hummus [VIDEO]

Many journalists, analysts, and students come to Ariel in Samaria, Israel in search for solutions to the Arab-Israeli conflict. Understandable. They never leave disappointed. The solution...

The EU Needs Direction

The European Union has proven it is lost with its <a href="http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/eu_issues_new_guidelines_on_west_bank_but_do_they_matter ">directive to member states not to offer grants, prizes, or funding to Israeli/Jewish...

Reading Lamentations with Gush Katif Evacuees

I couldn’t see his face through the mechitza (the wall separating the men and women), but I heard him, the tears in his voice,...

American Jews: Expel Yourselves

The majority of American Jews, if one can judge by presidential voting records and policy statements by AIPAC and other major Jewish organizations, believe...

Disengagement Commander Expresses Remorse Over Expelling Jews

We're coming upon eight years since the "disengagement" from Gush Katif, Gaza, and the time is ripe for introspection about an event that drastically...

Pinchas and the Harlotry of the “Peace Process”

The fantastic story of Pinchas takes place in the book of Bamidbar, on the heels of the Moabite King Balak’s attempt to eradicate the...

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France is Cracking Down on Radical Islam – With the Blessing of its Jewish Minority

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US to Extend Bilateral Agreements with Israel into Judea and Samaria, Golan

The United States and Israel will eliminate territorial restrictions for bilateral agreements in a ceremony on Wednesday. The move will build upon a policy shift...
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