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Merkel’s party’s think tank compares Israel’s security wall to Berlin Wall

13th August 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

Merkel’s party’s think tank compares Israel’s security wall to Berlin Wall

Benjamin Weinthal

The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation – a think tank for German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union party – compared on Monday the now-defunct East German communist state’s Berlin Wall with Israel’s separation wall along the West Bank, sparking outrage in Israel and Germany. more...

Analysis & Commentary

13th August 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

Merkel’s party’s think tank compares Israel’s security wall to Berlin Wall

Benjamin Weinthal

The Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation – a think tank for German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union party – compared on Monday the now-defunct East German communist state’s Berlin Wall with Israel’s separation wall along the West Bank, sparking outrage in Israel and Germany. more...

10th August 2018 – FDD Policy Brief

Kuwait Airways’ Anti-Israel Discrimination

David May

Kuwait’s national carrier has agreed, without admitting liability, to pay damages and costs to an Israeli passenger denied service from London to Bangkok, a UK advocacy group reported Tuesday. Kuwait Airways refuses to fly Israeli passport holders even on routes that do not enter the Gulf country. more...

8th August 2018 – Foreign Podicy

Podcast: The Iranian-Israeli Conflict Within the Syrian Civil War

Clifford D. May, Jonathan Schanzer, Tony Badran

For seven long years, Syria has been engulfed in civil war. The death toll now exceeds a half million. More than five million refugees have fled abroad, and millions more are internally displaced. more...

8th August 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

German governor boycotts anti-Israel music festival affiliated with BDS

Benjamin Weinthal

Armin Laschet, the governor of Germany’s most populous state, North Rhine-Westphalia, announced on Tuesday that he will not attend the Ruhrtriennale arts and music festival because it has not separated itself from advocacy of the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement targeting the Jewish state. more...