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Israel’s Legal Right to the Land


Dr. Jacques P. Gauthier is a Canadian lawyer whose life's work has been devoted to a thesis proving the legitimacy of the Jewish claim to Jerusalem under international law. In his first ever presentation to a Christian audience, this thorough analysis of the Jewish people's legal claim to their capital was given at the ICEJ's Feast of Tabernacles celebration of 2010.

 

On April 25th, 1920 after WWI, the Supreme Council of Allied Powers met in San Remo, Italy to decide the future boundaries of the Middle East. Although none of the overall boundaries have been altered since then, many false arguments have arisen in opposition to these firmly established precedents.

The 1920 decision of the Supreme Council of the Principal Allied Powers, Britain, France, Japan, Italy (with the US not present but in full agreement) is legally binding to this day.

Especially in light of the ongoing efforts to secure statehood by Fatah leadership, the 1920 San Remo Conference must be fully taken into account. The Palestinian Authority's end-run action at the UN was designed to avoid legal negotiations with the already sovereign State of Israel. San Remo-based International law stands firmly on the side of Israel and against any Palestinian Authority or UN declarations.

Israel's Legal Right To Judea, Samaria and All of Jerusalem
Based on International Law.

Component Parts of International Law:
1. Balfour Declaration
2. Paris Peace Accords
3. San Remo Resolution
4. League of Nations Covenant
5. British Mandate for Palestine

The Legal Case for Israel by Professor Eugene Kontorovich

 

Important Resources:

PDF of the actual minutes of the San Remo Peace Conference in Italy, April 24-25, 1920.

Eli E. Hertz has produced this overview, This Land is My Land (PDF).

Professor Howard Grief explains how UN Resolution 242 breaks international law laid down at San Remo, Italy. Click to download (PDF).

A May 14, 1920, newspaper reflecting the jubilance of Jews over the decision at San Remo.

Please visit the European Coalition for Israel website and share this link with your friends - http://ec4i.org

Long-time friend of UCI and Middle East Correspondent for CBN, Chris Mitchell, produced this video at the 90 year anniversary of the San Remo, Italy event.

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Charles Krauthammer: The Iran deal is the worst agreement in U.S. diplomatic history

Author(s):  Charles Krauthammer
Source:  post-gazette.com.     Article date: July 4th, 2015


Inspections

They were to be anywhere, anytime, unimpeded. Now? Total cave.

Unfettered access has become “managed access.” Nuclear inspectors will have to negotiate and receive Iranian approval for inspections. Which allows them denial and/or crucial delay for concealing any clandestine activities.

To give a flavor of the degree of our capitulation, the administration played Iran’s lawyer on this one, explaining that, after all, “the United States of America wouldn’t allow anybody to get into every military site, so that’s not appropriate.” Apart from the absurdity of morally equating America with the world’s foremost state sponsor of terrorism, if we were going to parrot the Iranian position, why wait 19 months to do so — after repeatedly insisting on free access as essential to any inspection regime?

Coming clean on past nuclear activity

The current interim agreement that governed the last 19 months of negotiation required Iran to do exactly that. Tehran has offered nothing. The administration had insisted that this accounting was essential because how can you verify future illegal advances in Iran’s nuclear program if you have no baseline?…

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Questions still unanswered in Iran talks

Author(s):  Unknown
Source:  theindependent.com.     Article date: July 3rd, 2015


Am I allowed to repeat myself when it comes to the negotiations over the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal?

Why not, since that is what Iran’s leaders are doing. They are repeating themselves by refusing inspections of some of their facilities where only a fool would believe nuclear weapons are not under construction. They are repeating themselves when they demand all sanctions be lifted on the day any deal is signed. And let’s not forget Iran’s weekly “Death to America” chants at Friday prayer services, though publicly politicians in Tehran are said to denounce them. Why would anyone in his right diplomatic mind believe anything these subsidizers of terrorism say, especially when they appear to believe their religion requires them to build a bomb, obliterate Israel, eliminate America and subject the world to Sharia law?

U.S. officials, from President Obama, to Secretary of State John Kerry, repeat themselves with empty assurances that the deal, if it comes after the latest “deadline” has passed, will be a good one for America and the world. Trust them, they repeatedly say. Yet each time Iran stands up to the U.S., American officials appear to back down….

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Jordan said to foil Iran-backed terror plot

Author(s):  Judah Ari Gross
Source:  timesofisrael.com.     Article date: July 6th, 2015


Jordanian security forces have thwarted an Iranian-backed terror plot against Saudi Arabia, local media reported Monday.

Security forces arrested a member of Bayt al-Maqdis in the Jarash region of Jordan, just north of Amman, according to the Jordanian newspaper Al-Rais. The group shares a name with an unrelated Egyptian organization. The source did not say when he was detained.

The suspect was found with 100 pounds (approx. 45 kilograms) of explosives and had plans to use them in a terrorist attack against Saudi Arabia, a source close to the case said….

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France says 40 imams deported for hate speech

Author(s):  AFP
Source:  thelocal.fr.     Article date: June 29th, 2015


France has deported 40 foreign imams for “preaching hatred” in the past three years, a quarter of them since the January terror attacks in Paris, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Monday.

The minister vowed to clamp down on mosques and preachers inciting hatred after a suspected Islamist beheaded his boss during an attack on a gas factory last week.
   
The attack, which had the hallmarks of a jihadist act but is also believed to have personal motivations, was the second in six months in France which is battling to curb radicalisation that has seen hundreds of citizens leave to wage jihad in Iraq and Syria….

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ISIS Burns Alive Mothers and Sons Who Refuse to Join Terror

Author(s):  Unknown
Source:  clarionproject.org.     Article date: July 7th, 2015



Speaking to Asharq al-Awsat (The Middle East), a large Saudi newspaper published out of London, the sheikh said he had verified information that the women were burned together with their sons in front of the residents of the Al-Jamiya neighborhood.

  • Elsewhere, the Islamic State reportedly killed two women who they claimed were cooperating with Iraqi security forces in the area of al-Kaim [350 km west of Ramadi] by drowning them in the Euphrates River.
  • In addition, two media activists from Raqqa were executed by the Islamic State. The activists were accused of monitoring Islamic State activities and taking pictures of the oil wells around Raqqa as well as distributing literature against sharia law. A video was released showing how the young men, believed to be in their early 20s, were tied to a tree and then shot to death.
  • Activists in Syria released a video showing how the Islamic State has crucified dozens of citizens for breaking the Ramadan fast. “The roads are filled with crucified men who violated the group’s strict regulations during Ramadan. There are dozens of victims who remain hanged on electricity poles across the province,” an eyewitness told ARA News.
  • Six Arabs were arrested by Israeli security forces in Hura, a Bedouin village. Four of the men were schoolteachers in Hura and Rahat.
  • The Islamic State has retaken the strategic key Syrian city of Ain Issa that had been under Kurdish control….
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Op-Ed: Narratives of Nuclear Warfare in the Middle East

Author(s):  Prof. Louis René Beres
Source:  israelnationalnews.com.     Article date: June 23rd, 2015


In part, at least, world politics resembles commercial real estate. It, too, is largely about “location.” In world politics, of course, the fixed liabilities of geography can sometimes be counterbalanced or overcome by a variety of other relevant factors, but location will still remain more-or-less critical.

Israel is conspicuously a case in point. Less than half the size of America's Lake Michigan, and still surrounded by uniformly hostile neighbors, this persistently beleaguered country fully understands the stark limitations of location. Facing an assortment of both state and sub-state (terrorist) adversaries, some of which may even come to possess nuclear weapons technologies, the Jewish State will need to fashion a suitably up-to-date defense posture. It will be a daunting task, especially if some of these recalcitrant adversaries no longer conform to the usual rules of rationality in world politics.

How, then, should this complex Israeli posture be best identified?

First, Jerusalem’s nuclear weapons and doctrine must become a more explicitly central part of this posture. From the beginning, Israel's first prime minister had understood the need for an “equalizer” to secure his otherwise too-vulnerable mini-state. Ben-Gurion was correct in this understanding. Although not appreciated by U.S. President Barack Obama, who still seeks a “world free of nuclear weapons,” atomic armaments are not inherently bad or undesirable. Indeed, in the absence of its own nuclear assets, Israel would have literally no chance for long term survival….

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Israel Busy Preparing Military Plan Against Iran

Author(s):  United with Israel Staff
Source:  inyangenewss.com.     Article date: July 3rd, 2015


The IDF is preparing for the day after the signing of a nuclear agreement between Iran and the world powers and has tasked a special team with examining military options against Iran.

Israel’s Walla news quoted a foreign source on Tuesday saying that IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot appointed Deputy Chief of Staff Major General Yair Golan to lead a special team tasked with examining the IDF’s military alternatives against Iran.

Israel believes that when Iran is faced with a powerful Israeli military option, they will think long and hard before breaching the agreement and continuing the development of nuclear weapons….

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Anti-Semitism in Canada Reaches New Record High

Author(s):  Jermey Harleth
Source:  WorldNews.com.     Article date: July 3rd, 2015


Canadian FlagAnti-Semitism in Canada reached new all-time highs in 2014, a new report revealed. B’nai Brith Canada, a Jewish human rights organization that has tracked and documented anti-Semitism in Canada for the last 30 years, recorded 1,627 anti-Semitic incidents across the country last year.

The group’s annual audit showed a 28 percent increase in the number of anti-Semitic incidents compared with 2013. The previous record of anti-Semitic incidents was from 2012, with 1,345 acts across the country. According to B’nai Brith, majority of cases – 1,370 incidents – involved some type of harassment. 238 cases of vandalism were recorded and 19 occurrences involving harmful violence.

While the amount of anti-Semitic related violence dropped some 40 percent in the past year, the number of harassment incidents increased a staggering 30 percent.

“When examining the incidents in 2014, a clear pattern emerged,” explained Michael Mostyn, B’nai Brith Canada’s CEO in a press release. “It has become too easy to deny anti-Semitism, as long as it is reframed under the legitimizing veil of anti-Zionism.”

The report found that majority of anti-Semitic incidents occurred in Ontario, followed by Quebec and Atlantic Canada, which the group says is “consistent with years past.”

“Dramatic spikes” of anti-Semitism were found to have occurred in July, during Operation Protective Edge, and in December, when the white supremacists’ hold their annual anti-Jewish campaign during Christmastime. Mostyn hailed the Canadian government’s “steadfast” approach in combating anti-Semitism, but added that “it would be east to allow the events of 2014 to convince Canadians that anti-Semitism has become an inevitable and insurmountable problem.”

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Terror in Israel Heats Up with Ambulance, IDF Attacks

Author(s):  Tsivya Fox
Source:  TimesofIsrael.com.     Article date: July 3rd, 2015


Terror in Israel Heats Up with Ambulance, IDF AttacksIsrael has experienced a dramatic increase in terror attacks this past week as violence inside Israel’s borders remains a constant threat.

On Saturday night, a Magen David Adom (MDA) ambulance was ambushed near Beit El in Samaria. Four bullets hit the passenger side of the vehicle. The driver miraculously was unharmed and managed to speed away.

“Even an ambulance carrying the Star of David is a legitimate target in [our enemies] minds,” stated Jonathan Feldstein, Director of , an organization that plays a powerful role in supporting MDA’s ambulance, paramedic and blood banking institutions.

Israel is a country which prides itself on maintaining a state-of-the-art army. Its citizens are well seasoned to the reality that at any moment a peaceful day can change into a day of terror or even war.

The same week as the ambulance shooting, a Palestinian terrorist opened fire on soldiers manning the Bekaot checkpoint in northern Samaria. Additionally, a Palestinian terrorist seriously injured an Israeli Border Police officer outside of Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate. In a separate incident, a female IDF soldier was stabbed at Rachel’s Tomb in Bethlehem.

The ground is literally shaking under the feet of Israelis. Not only are her enemies heating things up, but …

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