VP Pence joins cleanup effort at vandalized Jewish cemetery

By Israel Hayom— Vice President Mike Pence rolled up his sleeves on Wednesday and joined the cleanup efforts at a suburban St. Louis Jewish cemetery badly damaged by vandals. The Chesed Shel Emeth Society cemetery in University City, Missouri posted on Facebook that 154 headstones were vandalized in the damage discovered Monday. Pence condemned “this…

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In Israel, Some Wonder Where The Outrage Is Over U.S. Anti-Semitic Acts

By Daniel Estrin, NPR— News of recent anti-Semitic acts in the U.S. — like the toppling of tombstones in a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis and bomb threats against Jewish community centers — is being followed closely in Israel. So is the Israeli government’s response to these incidents. Some Israelis are questioning whether Prime Minister…

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Haley’s Comet: Video of US Ambassador shooting down UN anti-Israel bias goes viral

By Brian Schrauger, Jerusalem Journal— Yesterday at 1:41am Israeli Standard Time, UN Watch, a non-proft organization that monitors UN activities, posted a video to its Facebook Page. Alerted to the post, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu took a look. Quickly sharing the clip on his Facebook Page, he thanked the featured speaker. Soon Israel’s Ministry of…

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Israel Does Not Cause Anti-Semitism

By Alan Dershowitz, Gatestone— In a recent letter to the New York Times, the current Earl of Balfour, Roderick Balfour, argued that it is Israel’s fault that there is “growing anti-Semitism around the world.” Balfour, who is a descendent of Arthur Balfour, the British Foreign Secretary who wrote the Balfour Declaration a hundred years ago,…

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The two-state solution; The Final solution

By Victor Sharpe— “— as envisaged, it was national suicide for Israel” For eight baleful years, President Barack Hussein Obama made Israel’s life utterly miserable as he pursued relentlessly his warped vision of a two state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict. But that vision, as envisaged, was national suicide for Israel. This version of a…

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Iran’s supreme leader backs ‘holy intifada’ to destroy ‘cancer’ Israel

By Raphael Ahren, Times of Israel— Calling Israel a “cancerous tumor,” Iran’s supreme leader on Tuesday expressed support for a “holy intifada” to eradicate the Jewish state, arguing that the international community is headed toward confrontation with the “Zionist regime.” In the opening address of the regime’s sixth international conference in support of the Palestinian…

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The recorded deed to Jerusalem

By Earl Cox, Israel Always— While the Obama administration harmed its ally by strengthening its enemies, if President Donald Trump holds to his promises perhaps things will change going forward. But there is already talk of backpedaling. Days after United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 condemned Israeli settlements in the “occupied Palestinian territory” of Judea,…

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In long-awaited statement, Trump says anti-Semitism is ‘horrible’

By Times of Israel— President Donald Trump said Tuesday that anti-Semitic threats to the American Jewish community were “horrible” and “painful,” as well as a “sad reminder” of evil. The condemnation came a day after bomb threats were issued against Jewish community centers across the United States for the fourth time in just over a…

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US Ambassador to the UN comes out swinging on Israel bias

By JPost— In her first press briefing, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley came out swinging. After sharing with reporters impressions from her first Security Council meeting on Middle East issues (“it was a bit strange”), Haley vowed that the US would no longer turn a blind eye to the UN’s outrageous bias…

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Truth Report: “Are you a citizen of Israel?”

Ephesians 2:11-20 11 Therefore, remember that formerly you who are Gentiles by birth and called “uncircumcised” by those who call themselves “the circumcision” (which is done in the body by human hands)— 12 remember that at that time you were separate from Christ, excluded from citizenship in Israel and foreigners to the covenants of the…

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MACABRE IN FRANCE. In Defence of George Bensoussan.

By Inna and Michael Rogatchi (C) ~ February 2017 Hard-Die Traditions of the Dreyfus Affair Just a few months ago, in October 2016, there was a crowded celebration in France. The close to Switzerland city of Mulhouse was celebrating the opening of the statute of Alfred Dreyfus in commemoration of the 110th anniversary of his…

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Trump-Palestinians must earn a two-state solution

By Alan Dershowitz, JPOST— President Donald Trump raised eyebrows when he mentioned the possibility of a one-state solution. The context was ambiguous and no one can know for sure what message he was intending to convey. One possibility is that he was telling the Palestinian leadership that if they want a two-state solution, they have…

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The Trump Netanyahu alliance

By Caroline Glick, JPOST— When they met on Wednesday, US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin were both walking wounded. Netanyahu arrived in Washington the center of a criminal investigation the chief characteristic of which is that selected details of the probe are regularly leaked to the media by anonymous sources who cannot be…

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Spot Report: “Trump and Netanyahu: A match made in heaven?”

Think on this: “Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth rise up and the rulers band together against Yahweh and against his Messiah.” (Psalm 2:1-2) Pray like this: Father, you have graciously brought together two like-mined leaders in President Trump and Prime Minister Netanyahu. Be pleased…

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Is BDS a bust?

By Jonathan Marks, Commentary— In 2005, a coalition of organizations claiming to represent Palestinian civil society issued a call to boycott, divest from, and sanction Israel. Since then, the BDS movement has acted, in church organizations, on college campuses, and elsewhere, to make Israel the equivalent of apartheid-era South Africa; a pariah state. BDS has…

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