14 October '10
A couple of days ago, Ha'aretz reported that the PA approved a textbook teaching both the Zionist and Arab narratives of history that Israel had rejected. It made Israel look very bad.
Only one problem: The PA denied the story.
But this is hardly the first time Ha'aretz reported something that turned out to be fictional.
It was Ha'aretz that started the rumor that the 18th century Jewish sage the Vilna Gaon had predicted the building of the Third Temple would commence on March 16, 2010. That story caused many angry headlines in the Arab world and put peoples' lives at risk. And it was not true.
And remember this story from Ha'aretz last April?
A new military order aimed at preventing infiltration will come into force this week, enabling the deportation of tens of thousands of Palestinians from the West Bank, or their indictment on charges carrying prison terms of up to seven years.If you enjoy "Love of the Land", please be a subscriber. Just put your email address in the "Subscribe" box on the upper right-hand corner of the page..
When the order comes into effect, tens of thousands of Palestinians will automatically become criminal offenders liable to be severely punished.
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