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Facts and Logic About the Middle East

December 13, 2016

Have recent events inspired you to fight for Israel?
Here’s how you can help us defeat our anti-Semitic enemies.

Won’t you act now to help us tell the inspiring truth about Israel—and expose Israel-haters?
Just go to donate now to contribute.

Dear Friend of FLAME:

As you know from reading these FLAME Hotline emails, I get very upset when I see some of the vicious—even murderous—strategies Israel’s enemies are using to delegitimize and ultimately destroy the Jewish state. I know you do, too.

On the other hand, in the face of all this, I continue to feel inspired by Israel’s amazing accomplishments—in technology, medicine, education, agriculture and the arts. I’m also excited about the many victories we pro-Israel advocates have achieved lately in defeating anti-Semites.

Here’s the irony: No matter how many battles against anti-Semitism—and its ugly sister, anti-Zionism—that we win, it’s likely we will never eliminate these scourges. Just as we are blessed by the powerful, uplifting legacy of Judaism and the miracle of Israel, so we are saddled with the never-ending task of defending the Jewish state against hateful bigots.

In my decades of fighting for Israel I’ve come to embrace this irony and this challenge. That which doesn’t kill me makes me stronger. We at FLAME are energized for this fight and will continue the struggle as long as it takes.

But indignation and anger, inspiration and excitement only go so far in this epic battle. In order to keep scoring victories against jihadists who want to kill Jews and against home-grown “militants” who want to make Israel disappear, we need financial support.

We need help from people like you—lovers of Israel who will take a minute to donate $500 or $180 or $54 or even $18.

Did you see that just last week the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution demanding that Israel return the Golan Heights—some 50 years since winning it in a defensive war against the attacking Arabs—to Syria! To Syria, which is burning, which is “governed” by the corrupt dictator Assad, which is a hollow shell kept standing only by foreign interlopers like Russia and Iran!

It’s hard to keep pace with the many outrageous affronts committed by the United Nations against Israel, but we at FLAME try. Hence our recent editorial hasbarah—U.N. School for Terrorism—published in some 45 publications nationwide, exposed U.N.-sponsored schools that teach Palestinian children to hate Jews and wage bloody jihad against them.

To support such powerful defenses of Israel in mainstream media, please go to donate now.

You’ve probably also seen how, on college and university campuses, Jewish students are harassed for supporting Israel . . . and pro-Zionist speakers are brutally shouted down by mobs, denying them free speech.

To combat the sub-culture of anti-Israel hate at many schools—especially the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, FLAME created the editorial message, BDS, Academic Freedom and Anti-Semitism, and ran it in scores of media nationwide, including more than a dozen college newspapers.

We are beginning to win the battle against BDS at many colleges and universities—and with laws in many state legislatures—but again, we can only continue this fight with your help. Won’t you please make a generous membership donation to FLAME right now?

FLAME’s dozens of messages in the media are powerful PR for Israel, but as I’m sure you can imagine, telling the truth about Israel via such paid editorial messages is costly.

Are you ready to join us?

Here’s the double payoff for making a membership donation to FLAME at this time:

First, you help tell the truth about Israel in the media—something that’s sorely needed if we’re to maintain vital U.S. financial and political support of the Jewish state.

Second, you can celebrate the upcoming holidays with even more joy in your heart, because you have done a mitzvah for Israel—a generous good deed appropriate to the season.

That’s why, if you’re angry about terror attacks in Israel, the United States and worldwide, and if you’ve ever bemoaned Israel’s “bad PR,” I urge you to help FLAME with your financial support at this time. Just go to donate to help now.

Please remember that the overwhelming majority of FLAME’s financial support comes from individuals just like you. One by one, Jews, Christians and unaffiliated alike contribute generously to this noble cause—to help ensure that Israel survives.

So whether you give $1,000 or $500 or $100 . . . or even $50 or $36 or $18—every donation is important—every dollar you contribute helps us keep telling the truth about the inspiring Jewish nation.

Best of all, of course, your donation is tax-deductible.

Won’t you act now to make your donation online? Just go to donate now.

Thanks in advance for your year-end generosity and your continued support of FLAME’s good work.

Best regards,

Jim Sinkinson
President, Facts and Logic About the Middle East (FLAME)


We at FLAME usually focus, as we should, on the challenges Israel faces in the world—the unfair treatment the Jewish state receives at the hands of the U.N., continuing rocket, gun, car and knife attacks by Arab terrorists, and the existential threat that confronts Israel from Iran. But what we must not forget is the amazing success story that Israel represents for Jews, for the United States and for civilization itself. It’s inspiring! To clarify, celebrate and publicize the good news about Israel, FLAME published a hasbarah message—“Why Israel Matters”—in media reaching 10 million readers. I hope you'll review this powerful position paper and pass it on to all your contacts who will benefit from this message. If you agree that FLAME's bold---but costly---brand of public relations on Israel's behalf is critical, I urge you to support our publication of such outspoken messages. Please consider giving donation now, as you're able---with $500, $250, $100, or even $18. (Remember, your donation to FLAME is tax deductible.) To start or renew your membership online, just go to donate now. Now more than ever we need your support to ensure that Israel gets the support it needs---from the U.S. Congress, from President-elect Trump, and from the American people.





FLAME is the only organization that defends Israel with paid editorial hasbarah messages placed in media nationwide every month: The dire threats from Iran, Hamas and Hizbollah, the injustice of BDS, Palestinian anti-Semitism and more. If you support a bold voice that tells the truth about Israel in American media, please donate now.





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