Eli E. Hertz

Time to accept the truth

Use of the phrase “Occupied Palestinian Territories” is a disingenuous term that misleads the international community and encouraged Palestinian Arabs to use all measures to attack Israel, including the use of terrorism. Lies can kill., 11/20/2019, 12:25 PM

Myths and Facts: Palestine is a geographical area, not a nationality

Historically, before the Arabs fabricated the concept of Palestinian peoplehood as an exclusively Arab phenomenon, no such group existed. They were known as Arabs of Palestine, a geographical area., 8/15/2019, 11:59 AM

Myths and facts on the Nakba

Victms of their own doing., 5/24/2019, 5:00 PM

The myth of 'land for peace'

The use of the phrase “Occupied Palestinian Territories” is a disingenuous term that misleads the international community, 4/14/2019, 6:19 AM

Myths and facts: Tzipi Livni's misleading UN Resolution 1701

The Wall Street Journal noted: “Israel has nothing to show for its 1701 Resolution.”, 1/14/2019, 9:53 PM

When Palestinian Arabs cry "Humiliation"

Time to protest the fact that an entire population is harassed by body checks at malls and supermarkets, car inspections at parking lots and worse., 10/6/2017, 5:06 AM

Jordan's shameful record

Jordan's foreign minister blames the "occupation" for the Temple Mount terror, and threatens even more dangerous crises. , 8/8/2017, 1:41 PM

As Unesco ignores Jewish history, read the facts

The truth may not always win, but it is always right., 10/14/2016, 3:46 PM

Palestinian Arab aspirations in 1948 have not changed

It is a good idea to refresh - or inform - our memories of what really happened in 1948, as the world rewrites history., 5/30/2016, 8:00 AM

What is the "Mandate for Palestine"? And what was "Palestine"?

For mixed-up Jews: The facts on the origin, nature and borders of legal rights of Jews to their homeland. And no, "Palestine," which included the "West Bank," did not belong to the Arabs who later named themselves "Palestinians." A reminder., 12/31/2015, 5:16 AM

Jews and Jerusalem, Palestinian Arabs and their Children

Arabs try to erase the indelible and use their children as the ancients did to Moloch., 10/19/2015, 6:44 AM

Incitement: The Engine Driving Global Terrorism, Part II

Teachers within the PA teach their students that territory delineated by former British Mandate – from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean– is theirs. They say Israel is land that was “stolen” from the Arabs in 1948., 10/14/2015, 7:53 AM

Incitement: The Engine Driving Global Terrorism, Part I

Incitement is the new uncontrollable, affordable and elusive weapon of mass destruction. Its brand of terrorism constitutes a major strategic threat to the foundation of the free world. A definitive analysis and what can be done., 10/13/2015, 7:45 AM

Ongoing Terror in Jerusalem

The city of peace knows no tranquillity because the Palestinian Arabs use violence to try to achieve their ends., 9/29/2015, 3:34 PM

Victims of Their Own Doing

If Naqba means self-inflicted wounds, the Palestinian Arabs would be justified in seeing it as a day of mourning. , 9/2/2015, 11:02 AM

Jordan's Shameful Record

As the period of mourning for the Temples' destruction begins, a look at Jordan's treatment of the Holy City of Jerusalem., 7/5/2015, 7:29 AM

Palestinian State? A "Crazy State" Does Not Play By The Rules

Today, in contrast to the past, no one denies the existence of “crazy states”, or as they are now labeled: rogue states., 3/20/2015, 6:25 AM

Livni Misinformed, Ill-advised and a Danger to Israel

As the Wall Street Journal noted: “Israel has nothing to show for its 1701 Resolution”, so why is Livni touting it as her great "achievement"?, 2/2/2015, 11:20 PM

A Crazy State

"Palestine" would be a rogue state, one that the world could well do without., 1/17/2015, 9:41 PM

Hardly an Excessive Demand

What, exactly, is Israel's asking for?, 1/4/2015, 2:31 AM

The EU is No Innocent Bystander, No Honest Broker

The EU aims to solve the Arab-Israel conflict at Israel’s expense and for a host of self-serving reasons., 12/18/2014, 11:04 PM

Destroying History

Denial, disregard - and destruction of evidence of Jewish presence on the Temple Mount has become the Arab way to claim Jerusalem., 11/12/2014, 6:05 PM

Jerusalem: A Bloody Battleground

Jerusalem very name hints at the Hebrew word for "peace". , 11/6/2014, 8:41 AM

Obama Called on Israel to Follow in Rabin's Footsteps

Rabin's real views would probably have elicited a totally different call., 11/4/2014, 9:00 AM

Palestinian Terror in the City of Peace

Attacks in Jerusalem go as far back as 1920, way before the establishment of Israel., 9/30/2014, 8:54 PM

The Convention on the Rights of the Child

International Law Prohibits Using Children for War., 6/20/2014, 8:23 PM

So Much for Arab Nationality; Ditto for "Occupation"

There are accepted definitions and characteristics of "nations" and of "occupation". How they compare with Palestinian Arabs and the areas of Judea and Samaria. , 6/13/2014, 1:23 PM

Had There Been No War, There Would Be No Nakba

The war changed the rules., 5/20/2014, 8:49 AM

The UN Rejected a Return to the 1949 Armistice Lines.

The 1949 Armistice lines, are also commonly called the '1967 borders', although they are not legal borders, and are actually the '1967 Pre Six Day War' lines., 5/4/2014, 7:07 PM

Islam's Tenuous Connection to Jerusalem

Jerusalem is never mentioned in the Quran and Mohammed never set foot on Its soil. , 4/22/2014, 10:36 PM

So, Who is the Arab League?

The Arab League has officially rejected Israel as a Jewish State. This is nothing new., 3/28/2014, 3:25 PM

Political Rights in Palestine Were Granted to Jews Only

The truth on self-determination for Jews and Arabs., 3/4/2014, 6:43 AM

The "Palestinian Nation" Fallacy

Wanting to destroy another nation does not define a group as a nation., 2/25/2014, 7:59 AM

Is There No Way Out?

What is the barrier to peace?, 2/7/2014, 12:07 AM

Confusing The World With the Facts on "Palestine"

Palestine is a geographical area, not a nationality., 1/26/2014, 10:31 AM

Inappropriate Use of the Fourth Geneva Convention

Protection of civilian persons in time of War does not affect Jewish rights to the Land of Israel. , 1/22/2014, 10:26 PM

UN Resolution 242:It's Not Just an Arab Refugee Problem

To John Kerry: "Israel’s [post]1967 Borders must be secure and...recognized. They will not be secure unless they are recognized." (Lord Carradon) And Resolution 242 addresses the objective of "achieving a just settlement of the refugee problem"., 1/8/2014, 8:41 AM

John Kerry, A Secure Israel is a Condition for Peace

merican military experts have recognized the importance of shoring up Israel’s borders to provide some territorial depth., 12/17/2013, 12:08 AM

Inappropriate Use of the Fourth Geneva Convention

Understanding the often quoted fourth Geneva Convention on the protection of civilians in time of war., 11/18/2013, 9:10 AM

Jewish Rights in Judea and Samaria

Israel's former UN Ambassador Yehuda Blum on Jewish rights in Judea and Samaria., 11/13/2013, 12:39 PM

Political Rights in Palestine

Not once are Arabs as a people mentioned in the Mandate for Palestine., 11/2/2013, 10:40 PM

For Rabin's Yahrzeit: More than Meets the Eye

Rabin's yahrzeit is the time for the truth about the vision of this pragmatic leader, rather than the leftist assertion that, had he lived, he would have continued the Oslo process and split Jerusalem. Look at his face as he shakes hands with Arafat., 10/16/2013, 8:31 AM

Freedom and Democracy are Prerequisites to Peace

Peace will not bring democracy. Democracy will bring freedom and peace. And that is not what we have in the Palestinian Authority. , 10/8/2013, 11:55 AM

The Six Day War: Myths and Facts

The Arabs would like the world to believe that Israel woke up one day and invaded them. The real story is below., 6/7/2013, 6:50 PM

Jerusalem Reunification Day

Getting the story straight on the need for Jerusalem's reunification to be permanent. And on Arab terror in the city whose name includes the word 'Peace'., 5/7/2013, 10:37 PM

The Naqba: The Arab Self-Inflicted 'Catastrophe'

Had There Been No Arab Aggression, There Would Be No Nakba, 5/1/2013, 11:08 AM

Attention Livni and Obama: Six Failed Peace Agreements

The PA's current behavior, failure to live up to its promises and its insistence on a winner-take-all solution using indiscriminate terrorism to achieve its objectives, rests on a long tradition of rejectionism., 3/13/2013, 10:35 PM

Tzipi Livni's Misguided Sense of Accomplishments

Tzipi: Do Not Repeat Your Blunder of 2006 , 2/24/2013, 1:36 AM

Inappropriate Use of the Fourth Geneva Convention

The truth about the Geneva Convention, Article 49, used incorrectly to malign and accuse Israel of wrongdoing. It is important to know the answers and here they are., 2/11/2013, 9:58 AM

How the State Department Legitimizes Terror

The PLO is transparent in its criminal and malicious ways, so what is its flag doing in Washington?, 1/9/2013, 9:31 AM

EU Hypocrisy

The EU applies double standards by requiring of Israel behavior not expected or demanded of any other democratic nation. Look at the Turks., 12/14/2012, 1:43 PM

GA Resolution for Pal. Statehood Lacks Legal Authority

The United Nations General Assembly Resolution for limited Palestinian statehood lacks legal authority. Here is why., 12/2/2012, 7:55 PM

Combatting Terrorism from Gaza: the Legal Issue

Is Israel in the right as far as international law is concerned?, 11/15/2012, 3:42 PM

The Levy Report – Justice is on Israel's Side

Belligerent acts by the Arab state justified Israel’s resort to arms in self-defense in accordance with the Law of Nations , 10/18/2012, 11:18 PM

What You Should Know About the "Right of Return"

Arab refugees were neither hapless targets nor innocent bystanders. The first stage of the 1948 war was a fierce interethnic or anti-Zionist civil war in which Palestinian Arabs were the aggressors and the initiators - and there is UN Res. 194., 10/12/2012, 9:31 AM