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Author of Goldstone Report criticizes Hamas

Richard Goldstone, who authored the report criticizing the IDF's activities during Operation Cast Lead, signs statement criticizing Hamas.

Author of Goldstone Report criticizes Hamas

Israel can’t ever be innocent

The creed of international policing insists that Jews are always to blame. Op-ed.

Israel can’t ever be innocent

Goldstone Co-Author Could Replace Falk at UN

UN Watch reveals the identity of yet another anti-Israel candidate pushed by Arab states to replace Richard Falk as "rights expert."

Goldstone Co-Author Could Replace Falk at UN

US Congress Demands UN Rescind Goldstone Report

The US Congress has unanimously passed a bill demanding the UN rescind its 2009 anti-Israel Goldstone Report. The PLO calls on Obama to veto it.

US Congress Demands UN Rescind Goldstone Report

Congressmen Want Goldstone Report Withdrawn

15 Congressional Representatives ask the US Ambassador Susan Rice to push for the withdrawal of the Goldstone Report at the United Nations.

Congressmen Want Goldstone Report Withdrawn

ADL: Mammoth Arab Anti-Semitic Reaction to Goldstone Op-Ed

The Arab world has reacted with vicious anti-Semitism to Judge Richard Goldstone's change of heart about his UN report, the ADL warns.

ADL: Mammoth Arab Anti-Semitic Reaction to Goldstone Op-Ed

Hamas Videos: Rocket Launches from Civilian Areas

Hamas has confirmed what Israel has charged for years and has released videos of rocket and mortar shell launches from civilian areas in Gaza.

Hamas Videos: Rocket Launches from Civilian Areas

Campaign to Rescind the Goldstone Report

The StandWithUs organization has launched a letter-writing campaign to pressure officials into rescinding the 2009 U.N. Goldstone Report.

Campaign to Rescind the Goldstone Report

Danon: Goldstone Must Publicly Apologize, We've Filed a Lawsuit

MK Danny Danon was involved in drafting a libel suit against Judge Richard Goldstone. He calls on him to publicly apologize for defaming Israel.

Danon: Goldstone Must Publicly Apologize, We've Filed a Lawsuit

US Envoy Wants UN to Jettison Goldstone Report

US Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice wants the Goldstone Report to "no longer be a subject of discussion."

US Envoy Wants UN to Jettison Goldstone Report

Goldstone Stops Halfway, Will Not Retract Report

Goldstone has stopped halfway in his admission he was wrong. He said he will not retract it – pending other revelations – and will visit Israel.

Goldstone Stops Halfway, Will Not Retract Report

Yishai: Goldstone to Visit Israel

Interior Minister Eli Yishai: Richard Goldstone has accepted an invitation to visit Israel, will work to nullify his report.

Yishai: Goldstone to Visit Israel

Obama Ignores Goldstone Retreat, Wants US on Human Rights Panel

Obama wants the US to stay on the UN Human Rights Council and end anti-Israeli bias, despite its inability to stop the failed Goldstone Report

Obama Ignores Goldstone Retreat, Wants US on Human Rights Panel

European Jewish Leaders Demand EU Atonement for Goldstone Report

European Jewish leaders ask the EU to retract its support of the Goldstone Report following the author’s admission that its findings were wrong.

European Jewish Leaders Demand EU Atonement for Goldstone Report

Goldstone Mea Culpa: Chickens Come to Roost at Leftist Nest

The New Israel Fund is under attack for feeding Goldstone disinformation against Israel. Former Meretz Leader Beilin blames Israel for Report.

Goldstone Mea Culpa: Chickens Come to Roost at Leftist Nest

What Made Goldstone Reconsider? 'Zionist Threats'? Guilt?

Why did Goldstone “reconsider” his scathing report against Israel? Hamas says 'Zioinist threats', his friends say guilt. None of the above?

What Made Goldstone Reconsider? 'Zionist Threats'? Guilt?

Should Goldstone Apologize? Peres Says Yes; Lieberman Says No

Peres calls on Judge Richard Goldstone to publicly apologize for his report on alleged Israeli ’war crimes.' Lieberman: I don’t need his apology.

Should Goldstone Apologize? Peres Says Yes; Lieberman Says No

Goldstone Recants: No Deliberate Targeting of Civillians by IDF

Judge Richard Goldstone reconsiders his report on Operation Cast Lead; says IDF did not deliberately target civillians.

Goldstone Recants: No Deliberate Targeting of Civillians by IDF

Goldstone Fallout in Counter-Terrorist Incident

A military court handed down three-month suspended jail sentence to two Givati soldiers charged with endangering the life of a child in Cast Lead.

Goldstone Fallout in Counter-Terrorist Incident

Fallout from Goldstone Report: IDF Convicts Two Soldiers

An IDF court convicted two soldiers who sent Arab children to check suspected bombs during Cast Lead. The soldiers’ friends: Victims of Goldstone.

Fallout from Goldstone Report: IDF Convicts Two Soldiers

Soon to be Law? The Reporting of Foreign Funding

Learning the Goldstone lessons: Knesset Committee approves legislation to require transparency regarding foreign funding for associations.

Soon to be Law? The Reporting of Foreign Funding

IDF Probe of Cast Lead to Result in Charges Against Soldier

The IDF has borne out a government comment that it is “like no other army” and said it will file charges against a soldier who fought in Cast Lead.

IDF Probe of Cast Lead to Result in Charges Against Soldier

Tikkun Editor's Home Vandalized

The home of leftist Tikkun editor Rabbi Michael Lerner was vandalized after the magazine decided to honor the author of the Goldstone Report.

Tikkun Editor's Home Vandalized

Demand that Hebrew U. Dismiss Judge Goldstone from Board

An attorney has demanded that Hebrew U. consider removing Judge Goldstone from the Board of Governors and withdraw an honorary degree.

Demand that Hebrew U. Dismiss Judge Goldstone from Board

Goldstone Won't Attend Grandson's Bar Mitzva

Judge Richard Goldstone won't be at his grandson's bar mitzva due to South African Jews' anger over his UN report.

Goldstone Won't Attend Grandson's Bar Mitzva

Knesset Panel Approves “NGO Transparency' Bill

A Knesset panel has approved a bill demanding disclosure of NGO-financiers, such as the New Israel Fund that promoted anti-Israel positions.

Knesset Panel Approves “NGO Transparency' Bill

More Holes Discovered in Goldstone Report

An ex-army officer who helped write the Goldstone Report assumed the IDF has non-existent weapons and that Israel purposely killed Arab civilians.

More Holes Discovered in Goldstone Report

Government Says Two 'Cast Lead' Officers Disciplined

Independent of Goldstone report, the government wrote the UN that two IDF officers were disciplined for endangering the lives of Arabs in Gaza.

Government Says Two 'Cast Lead' Officers Disciplined

Iranian Threat Tightens Israeli-US Ties, Says Security Advisor

The threat of a nuclear Iran has pushed Israel and the US closer together, national security advisor Arad told the Herzliya Conference on Sunday.

Iranian Threat Tightens Israeli-US Ties, Says Security Advisor

Rabbi's Protest Stuns Judge Goldstone at University

US campus activists are fighting the Goldstone Report. He said he will "rejoice" if his report is proven false. Israel sent its response to UN.

Rabbi's Protest Stuns Judge Goldstone at University

European Anti-Semitism Worse Since 2008

Israel’s campaign against Gaza terror fueled the worst anti-Semitic attacks in Europe since WW II, officials said. The worst may be yet to come.

European Anti-Semitism Worse Since 2008

Expose: Goldstone Kept Anti-Apartheid Teen in Jail in 1986

Ex-South African Judge Goldstone censured Israel for war crimes while fighting terror. An expose reveals he once jailed an anti-Apartheid teen.

Expose: Goldstone Kept Anti-Apartheid Teen in Jail in 1986

Turmoil in Canada over Alleged War Crimes in Afghanistan

A veteran Canadian foreign service officer has charged the government with hiding war crimes in Afghanistan. Goldstone has not commented.

Turmoil in Canada over Alleged War Crimes in Afghanistan

Olmert Slams 'Self-Righteous' Critics of War on Terror

Former PM Olmert speaks about Goldstone Report for the first time, says West must ignore “self-righteous” critics and continue war on terror.

Olmert Slams 'Self-Righteous' Critics of War on Terror

Gold-Goldstone Spar Over Who Attacked the Mosque in Gaza City

Who attacked the Gaza City mosque during Operation Cast Lead? Judge Richard Goldstone debated the issue with former Israeli Ambassador Dore Gold.

Gold-Goldstone Spar Over Who Attacked the Mosque in Gaza City

UN General Assembly Endorses Goldstone Report

The United Nations General Assembly voted to adopt the Goldstone Report on Thursday by a vote of 114-18, with 44 abstentions.

UN General Assembly Endorses Goldstone Report

Dore Gold vs. Goldstone: What Would You Do?

Former Ambassador Dore Gold defends Israel's human rights record, challenges Brandeis students: “What would you do?”

Dore Gold vs. Goldstone: What Would You Do?

Goldstone Defends his Report in Brandeis Debate

Richard Goldstone, author of the UN report condemning Israel, defends his position.

Goldstone Defends his Report in Brandeis Debate

Netanyahu Challenges UN on Weapons Ship

PM Netanyahu calls weapons ship to Iran a “war crime,” chides UN for failure to respond.

Netanyahu Challenges UN on Weapons Ship

Video: Goldstone Ignores Terror Victim Face-to-Face

A terror victim asked Goldstone why he did not examine Israel’s human rights while Hamas attacked for eight years. He ignored the question.

Video: Goldstone Ignores Terror Victim Face-to-Face

Israeli Ambassador to UN: Goldstone Report 'Born in Hate'

Israel's ambassador told the United Nations General Assembly Wednesday that the Goldstone Report was "conceived in hate and executed in sin."

Israeli Ambassador to UN: Goldstone Report 'Born in Hate'

Hamas Boasts of 'Jihadist Coordination'

Shortly after testifying to the UN that it has no ties to terrorism, Hamas's “political wing” boasts of its support for Gaza terror.

Hamas Boasts of 'Jihadist Coordination'

Islamic Group Takes Credit for Goldstone

The secretary-general of the Organization of Islamic Conference says his group initiated the Goldstone Report.

Islamic Group Takes Credit for Goldstone

Barak Fights Labor MKs over Goldstone

DM Ehud Barak fought with Labor MKs on Monday over his insistence that Israel will not force soldiers to testify regarding Goldstone claims.

Barak Fights Labor MKs over Goldstone

Netanyahu Spells Out Hamas War Crimes

Netanyahu spelled out war crimes committed by Hamas. He revealed Israel already is probing on its own initiative some of charges Gladstone raised.

Netanyahu Spells Out Hamas War Crimes

Goldstone Challenges Obama over Bias Claims

Hamas claims that the Goldstone Report did not criticize rocket attacks as Goldstone challenges Obama over bias claims.

Goldstone Challenges Obama over Bias Claims

Bibi, Lieberman Move to Squash Goldstone

Israeli leaders are working hard to prevent the Goldstone Report from winning approval in Friday's vote at the U.N. Human Rights Council.

Bibi, Lieberman Move to Squash Goldstone

Peres: We Won't Let Hostile Majority Judge Us

President Shimon Peres says that Israel “will not allow a majority that is hostile to Israel to judge us,” calls on UN to condemn Iran.

Peres: We Won't Let Hostile Majority Judge Us

Swedish FM Backs Goldstone Report

Swedish FM Carl Bildt expresses support for Goldstone report accusing Israel of war crimes, Israel may recall ambassador to Sweden.

Swedish FM Backs Goldstone Report

Hamas Verbally Attacks Abbas: 'Not a Palestinian'

Hamas terror gang steps up assault on Mahmoud Abbas, undermining attempts at reconciliation with Fatah. Syria postpones Abbas's visit.

Hamas Verbally Attacks Abbas: 'Not a Palestinian'

Sderot Mayor to Goldstone: You Were Silent for Eight Years

Mayor of shell-shocked town wrote a personal letter to Richard Goldstone, whose report on Operation Cast Lead accused Israel of war crimes.

Sderot Mayor to Goldstone: You Were Silent for Eight Years

Netanyahu Warns UN Against Accepting Goldstone Report

PM Netanyahu issues last-gasp warning to UN Human Rights Council not to endorse the Goldstone report, saying such a move would bolster terrorism.

Netanyahu Warns UN Against Accepting Goldstone Report

When Goldstone Indicted a Fictional Character (and a Dead Man)

Judge Goldstone, who said Israel committed war crimes in Gaza, once indicted a fictional Serbian character and a dead man for war crimes as well.

When Goldstone Indicted a Fictional Character (and a Dead Man)

IDF Videos Disprove Goldstone Report

The IDF has uploaded two videos on YouTube, apparently in response to the Goldstone report that castigated Israel for alleged war crimes

IDF Videos Disprove Goldstone Report

US ‘Concerned’ over UN 'War Crimes' Report

Initial US reaction shies away from backing the UN’s damning report of Israel’s conduct in fighting terror. Jewish groups rally behind Israel.

US ‘Concerned’ over UN 'War Crimes' Report