Netanyahu hails Donald Trump as a ‘true friend’ of Israel

BY ILAN BEN ZION AND STUART WINER, Times of Israel— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday congratulated Donald Trump on his election victory, saying the Republican is “a true friend of the State of Israel.” Netanyahu’s remarks were released a few hours after Trump proclaimed victory over his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, in a surprise…

Details

THE RISE OF GLOBAL ANTI-SEMITISM

By Susan Warner, Frontpagemag— When Israel declared its independence from Britain in 1948, it was an exuberant nation with a population beleaguered by the tragic murder of 6 million relatives, friends and fellow Jews in the Shoah. In 1948, many of the nascent country’s newest citizens’ recent memories were of years of brutal deprivation, murder,…

Details

In UNESCO, Palestinians claim ownership of Dead Sea Scrolls

By Israel Hayom— The Palestinian Authority is planning to claim ownership of the Dead Sea Scrolls and demand that UNESCO order Israel to surrender the artifacts, Israel Hayom learned over the weekend. Discovered in the Qumran Caves in the eastern Judean Desert between 1947 and 1956, the scrolls — a trove of 981 different texts…

Details

Israelis Vote, Rabbis Predict Trump Victory

By Israel Today— Israelis with American citizenship have finished voting, and local rabbis are predicting victory for Republican candidate Donald Trump in next week’s US presidential election. American citizens living in Israel, most of them holding dual Israeli citizenship, finished casting their absentee ballots this week, and an exit poll conducted by iVoteIsrael revealed most…

Details

Will Obama administration betray Israel at the UN?

By Isi Liebler, The Algemeiner— Throughout his entire presidential term of nearly eight years, President Barak Obama has insisted that he “has Israel’s back.” The reality is that Obama’s appalling foreign policy has been geared toward the creation of “daylight” between the US and Israel. To this end, Obama reneged on the long-standing bipartisan policy…

Details

Antisemitism in America is rising on the Right and the Left

By Adam Milstein, JPOST— For thousands of years Jews have been targeted, persecuted and hated for a range of irrational and paradoxical reasons. We have been blamed for the crucifixion and killing of Jesus, even though Jesus was a Jew. We have been hated for maintaining our distinct Jewish identity – and, when we do…

Details

Papyrus With Oldest-Known Hebrew Reference to Jerusalem Proves City Jewish 1,300 Years Before Birth of Islam

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— A 2,700-year-old papyrus that is the oldest known non-Biblical Hebrew reference to Jerusalem has been found, announced the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) on Wednesday. The papyrus, originally stolen by antiquities thieves, was put on display in Jerusalem on Wednesday, coinciding with the second UNESCO resolution attempting to deny…

Details

Evangelical terrorism

By Brian Schrauger, Jerusalem Journal-— In the early days of March 2016, Bethlehem Bible College held its fourth Christ at the Checkpoint (CatC) conference. Although attendance was lower than prior iterations (about 300), the conference’s anti-Israel agenda was more explicit than ever. Notably, however, the primary focus of the confab’s condemnation was not Israel or…

Details

Israel alarmed at growth of anti-Semitism in the diaspora

By ICEJ News— Several incidents of anti-Semitism have been reported around the world this week, leading to a growing sense of alarm in Israel. The incidents, in the UK, South Africa, and several countries in Europe, has prom calls for preparations to be made for a large influx of new immigrants. Reports surfaced on Wednesday…

Details