Palestinian Created Division At the UN Forces Countries to Choose Sides, Decrease Cooperation

By Gal Sitty, October 31, 2011

By Gal Sitty Over the last few days, unprovoked, Palestinian militants from the Hamas ruled Gaza Strip fired 39 rockets into Southern Israel. The Palestinian attack on Israel resulted in the death a 56 year old father of four, injured four others and caused many more to be treated for shock. The rockets hit schools, homes [...]

A Tale Of Two Narratives – From the Same Person

By Gal Sitty, October 28, 2011

By Gal Sitty Last week we issued an action alert asking you to contact CNN to demand they cease working with disgraced Egyptian journalist Shahira Amin. This morning I received a response directly from Amin explaining why she conducted the interview with Gilad Shalit before he was released to Israel and how she hopes it would [...]

A One Way Stalemate to Peace

By Gal Sitty, October 26, 2011

By Gal Sitty The international Quartet for Mideast Peace, comprised of the United States, the European Union, the United Nations and Russia has once again called for the immediate and unconditional resumption of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.  The Palestinian leadership dismissed this gesture. Israel agreed to the request fully. In order to [...]

Missing An Opportunity For Peace

By Gal Sitty, October 24, 2011

By Gal Sitty Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Ron Prosor addressed the Security Council today with regards to the Palestinian’s unilateral bid for statehood. The Council is set to vote  in November on whether to elevate the status of the Palestinian mission to the UN to a member state. The Ambassador’s main point to the Security Council was that [...]

Action Alert: Tell CNN to fire Shahira Amin

By Sharone Levinson, October 21, 2011

Egyptian journalist Shahira Amin conducted a forced, demeaning and immoral interview with Gilad Shalit just before he was released from five years of captivity by the terrorist organization Hamas. This gross violation of Gilad Shalit’s rights, and human decency, could possibly amount to torture and be punishable by law. During the interview Shalit was so [...]

Libyans Celebrate, Syrians Still Struggle

By Gal Sitty, October 20, 2011

By Gal Sitty While the death of deposed leader Moammar Gadhafi is a victory for peace and human rights, another tyrant in the Middle East continues to oppress his own people and perpetuate terror abroad. Both of these leaders mobilized their armies to attack hundreds of thousands of unarmed protesters who were asking for simple democratic [...]

Shalit’s Return A Time to Celebrate and Reflect

By Gal Sitty, October 19, 2011

By Gal Sitty Yesterday, we watched with joy the images of Shalit finally landing in Israel after over five years of being held captive in isolating and unsanitary conditions. What we saw was the end of a long personal journey for Shalit and national journey for Israel. An entire nation fought for his release and struggled [...]

The Shalit Deal: A Sign of Israel’s Strength and Values

By Gal Sitty, October 17, 2011

By Gal Sitty Tomorrow Gilad Shalit is expected to finally return home after five long years of being unjustly imprisoned. While we are all excited to see the release of an innocent man we should use this moment to remember all those who have fallen as a result of the actions of the many convicted terrorists [...]

Iranian Terror On the Move

By Gal Sitty, October 14, 2011

By Gal Sitty At about the same time this week that we learned of the deal to release kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit we also learned about an  unprecedented Iranian terror plot targeting Washington, DC. ActForIsrael immediately shared this news as we tweeted about it right as the FBI issued their lengthy Press Release detailing the [...]

Gilad Shalit’s Freedom: A Victory for Israel, Human Rights and the Free World

By Gal Sitty, October 12, 2011

By Gal Sitty Yesterday Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that his cabinet has approved the release of approximately 1,000 Palestinian prisoners in order to secure the return of kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit. This announcement comes 1,934 days after Shalit was abducted, more than five years. Shalit, 19 years old at the time of capture [...]