Chairman of the Rogatchi Foundation is nominated as a candidate to light the Independence Day torch in Israel

(C) The Rogatchi Foundation ~ Media-Release~ The Rogatchi Foundation – www.rogatchifoundation.org – is honoured to announce that its Chairman, internationally renowned Jewish artist Michael Rogatchi has been nominated as one of the candidates to light the Independence Day Torch in Israel by senior member of the European Parliament, supported by the members of the Board…

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Activists barred from sacrificing sheep near Temple Mount

By Tamar Pileggi, Times of Israel— The High Court of Justice on Monday upheld a police decision to bar a group of Temple Mount activists from trying to reenact the ritual slaughter of a sacrificial animal near the Jerusalem holy site in preparation for the upcoming Passover holiday. The attempt by the activists and the…

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New Poll: Support Among Israeli Jews for West Bank Pullout, Establishment of Palestinian State Decreasing

By Barney Breen-Portno, Algemeiner— Support among the Israeli Jewish public for a withdrawal from the West Bank and the establishment of a Palestinian state is decreasing, a new poll published on Monday revealed. The poll — conducted by Mina Tzemach on behalf of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA) think tank — found that…

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Opinion: ‘America’s Noahide moment’

By Menachem Ben-Mordechai, Arutz 7— America is on a new path. On January 20, Donald Trump became President of the United States. Three days later, he reinstated the “Mexico City Policy,” which bars taxpayer funding of international groups that promote or perform abortions. President Trump soon after praised the March for Life in Washington, D.C.,…

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Evangelical Pastors’ Israel Trip Highlights ‘Miracle of Christian-Jewish Brotherhood’

By JNS— A delegation of 30 young evangelical pastors traveled to Israel earlier this month on their first visit to the Jewish state. Rabbi Pini Dunner, senior rabbi at California’s Young Israel of North Beverly Hills, accompanied the group in an expression of Jewish solidarity with evangelical Christians. “The overwhelming miracle of Christian-Jewish brotherhood in…

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Never before seen document penned by Nazi leader Himmler uncovered in Israel

By Joy Bernard, JPost— Germany will stand firmly by the Palestinian people in their fight against the “criminal” Balfour Declaration, was the main message conveyed in the telegram that was recently uncovered in the archives of Israel’s National Library. The rare document, which the library assesses dates back to 1943, was written by infamous SS…

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Prepare for battle: Israel, Hezbollah on the path to war

By Matt Brodsky, The Hill— Are Israel and Hezbollah headed for war? That’s the question many analysts are grappling with in the wake of recent escalations involving an Israeli strike inside Syria that targeted a weapons shipment meant for Hezbollah. It prompted Bashar Assad’s launch of three SA-5 surface-to-air missiles, triggering the first known use…

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Was Christopher Columbus a Marrano Jew? His Hebrew Writings Say Yes

By Tsivya Fox, BIN— The more historians research Christopher Columbus, the more they question the true origins of the great explorer credited for discovering America. In fact, there is growing speculation that Columbus was a Jew fleeing the Spanish Inquisition rather than an Italian hired by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella to find riches in…

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“Trump Can Go Down in History as First President to Recognize Jerusalem as Capital”

By JNI— Habayit Hayehudi (Jewish Home) Chairman Naftali Bennett called on President Trump to right a “historic wrong” and move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. “Almost 70 years ago, President Truman made history by being the first president to recognize the State of Israel,” Bennett said, , adding, “Now, President Trump can…

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Palestinians and the Balfour Declaration at 100: Resisting the Past

By Dr. Alex Joffe, Besa Center— On the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, the Palestinians have launched a campaign calling for an official British apology and compensation. This effort illustrates the ways in which honor, internationalization, symbolism, and playing on Western guilt shape the Palestinian culture of denial, which impedes progress towards either a…

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Israeli Minister: The Bible — Not Google — Gives Israel moral right to the land

By Tovah Lazaroff, JPost— Israel’s moral claim to land comes from the Bible, not Google, Communications Minister Tzachi Hanegbi said in Washington on Tuesday at an event held in support of placing West Bank settlements within final borders of the Jewish state. “Defense is important and security is important, but the most important thing is…

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