Senators Introduce Resolution Condemning Antisemitism

By Rom Kampeas, Forward—- A bipartisan slate of 44 U.S. senators, almost half the body, sponsored a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, the latest congressional bid to address an issue that has roiled American politics. The resolution introduced Thursday, which was observed as Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, by Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Tim Kaine, D-Va., lists…

US Democrats Try to Retain Pro-Israel Credentials, But Is It Already Too Late?

By Ryan Jones, Israel Today— American support for Israel used to very much be a bipartisan issue. Both Republicans and Democrats could credibly point to genuine concern for and backing of the Jewish state. But in recent decades, the Democrats’ pro-Israel credentials have been called into question, especially with Israel itself routinely criticizing former-US President…

Palestinian Member of Congress Plans her Tour to “Apartheid” Israel

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, Times of Israel— First-term Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has already shoved her stake into Capitol Hill’s virtual ground declaring her intention to lead her own congressional delegation to Israel’s disputed territories in biblical Judea and Samaria, otherwise called the West Bank. Like actress Bette Davis famously said in her 1950 movie…

Trump Admin Warns Palestinian Leadership It’s Skating on Thin Ice

By Israel Today— Washington’s patience for the Palestinian Authority leadership is nearly spent. Ever since President Donald Trump came to the White House, US-Palestinian relations have been tense, to say the least. Trump’s overt affinity for Israel, and his unwillingness to tolerate the outrageous claims and demands of Palestinian leaders is, according to most Israelis,…

The Church Has ‘Fundamentally Failed’ on Religious Freedom, Frank Wolf Says

By Samuel Smith, Christian Post— As the United States celebrated National Religious Freedom Day Tuesday, former Congressman Frank Wolf, the original author of the International Religious Freedom Act, offered a very pessimistic view about the future of religious freedom in America and around the globe. And he believes the Church has done very little to…