Trump said set to halt funding for UN agencies, other groups that give PA, PLO full membership

BY ERIC CORTELLESSA, Times of Israel— President Donald Trump is reportedly preparing two executive orders that would halt US funding to the UN and other bodies that grant full membership to the Palestinian Authority and the PLO, the New York Times reported Wednesday. The orders would reduce the United States’ role in international bodies, including…

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Apartheid in Palestinian Jordan

  Hebrew Voices #34 – Apartheid in Palestinian Jordan In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Apartheid in Palestinian Jordan, Nehemia Gordon speaks with Mudar Zahran, Secretary General of the Jordanian Opposition Coalition and an orthodox Muslim who advocates for separation of mosque and state. According to Zahran, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is really a…

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Anti-Semitism Awareness Act Sparks Hysteria on Campus

By Asaf Romirowsky, Ynet News— The US Senate has unanimously passed the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act, introduced by US Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Bob Casey (D-PA). If approved by the House, the bill will give the US Department of Education the statutory tools to examine anti-Semitic incidents in the broadest and effective way possible. The…

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Jerusalem is the center of gravity

By Dr. Efraim Inbar, Breaking Israel News— Israel’s control of a united Jerusalem is challenged now more than ever. U.N. Security Council Resolution 2334, adopted on December 23, 2016, declared the Jewish Quarter, the Western Wall, and the Temple Mount occupied territory and any Jewish presence there illegal if it is without Palestinian consent. This…

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Avigdor Liberman: In the next war, the IDF won’t stop until the enemy raises the white flag

By Noam Amir, Maariv— Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said on Tuesday that in the IDF’s next conflict he would instruct the army to use full force, and not take any half measures. Speaking at a conference held by the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, Liberman said, “The next conflict to break out…

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‘Shining Souls’: Heroes of humanity during the Holocaust

By Arutz Sheva— “Shining Souls,” Champions of Humanity Fine Arts Photography exhibition, works by Dr. Inna Rogatchi, will be inaugurated on January 24 at The European Parliament as part of the commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017 there. The European Premiere of this project is in memory of Elie Wiesel, a dear friend of…

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Report: Trump Has Already Dispatched Embassy Architect to Jerusalem

By Abra Forman, Breaking Israel News— On Donald Trump’s second day in office, the White House announced that initial discussions are already underway regarding the moving of the U.S.’s Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which the president promised he would do on the campaign trail. On Sunday night, White House Press Secretary Sean…

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The shocking rise of antisemitism in the US

By JPOST– International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Friday, the Diaspora Affairs Ministry released a report surveying antisemitic incidents in the West during 2016. There were notable increases in Germany and Britain. In Germany, the Syrian refugee crisis and the strengthening of the extreme Right contributed to a sharp rise in incidents, from 194 between January…

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At Israel Museum exhibit, Jesus comes back to the Jews

BY JESSICA STEINBERG, Times of Israel— Jesus and the Jews have had something of a complicated relationship. In “Behold The Man: Jesus in Israeli Art,” a new exhibit at the Israel Museum, curator Amitai Mendelsohn examines that complex iconography up close, through the prism of Jewish and Israeli art. It’s a process he began 10…

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Spot Report: “Is your worship incomplete?”

Think on this: “Praise Yahweh. Praise  Yahweh, you his servants; praise the name of Yahweh. Let the name of  Yahweh be praised, both now and forevermore. From the rising of the sun to the place where it sets, the name of  Yahweh is to be praised.” (Psalm 113:-3) Pray like this: Father, help believers everywhere to begin to magnify the name of…

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Trump to Kushner: If you can’t make Mideast peace, no one can

By Times of Israel— Donald Trump praised his Jewish son-in-law Jared Kushner as a potential Middle East peacemaker on Thursday night, telling a black-tie event on the eve of his inauguration in Washington, DC that if the task proves too much for the 36-year-old, it is impossible. ‘If you can’t produce peace in the Middle…

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