Lethargic Christian support for Israel

By Earl Cox, Israel Always— Much criticism has been levied against Christians for failing to strongly speak out against terrorism and anti-Semitism and for not doing much to combat the Arab-Muslim violence and atrocities taking place in the Middle East and especially in Israel. Why aren’t Christians having a greater impact against Hamas and Hezbollah…

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Congress Blasts Obama for Preparing Anti-Israel Offensive

By Jenna Lifhits, Weekly Standard— The Obama administration is manufacturing a crisis with Israel in anticipation of a post-election diplomatic push targeting the Jewish state, and this past week launched a series of broadsides criticizing the Israelis through the media and in press briefings, according to congressional sources and Jewish-American officials who spoke to THE…

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UNESCO votes: No connection between Temple Mount and Judaism

By TOVAH LAZAROFF, HERB KEINON, MICHAEL WILNER, ADAM RASGON, JPOST— In a 24-6 vote the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a resolution that denies Jewish ties to its most holy religious sites: the Temple Mount and the Western Wall. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed the vote stating:…

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Please help Holocaust survivors in Hungary

The Jerusalem Connection has been actively supporting the ministry of Larry and Dede Miller for the last two years. The Lev Project was born out of a promise the Millers made while looking into the eyes of Holocaust Survivors they met in Hungary during twelve years of ministry there. The Lev Project identifies survivors in critical need, collects…

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There Has Never Been a Sovereign Arab State in Palestine

By Eli Hertz— The artificiality of a Palestinian identity is reflected in the attitudes and actions of neighboring Arab nations who never established a Palestinian state themselves. Arabs in neighboring states, who control 99.9 percent of the Middle East land, have never recognized a Palestinian entity. The Arabs never established a Palestinian state when the…

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Why it matters: Israel

By Matthew Lee AP Diplomatic Writer— THE ISSUE: Support for Israel has been a mainstay of American foreign policy since the Jewish state’s creation in 1948. Despite occasionally strong and even pointed differences, successive U.S. administrations of both parties have steadily increased financial, military and diplomatic assistance to Israel over the past six decades. The…

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NY Times tells Obama to force peace deal on Israel at UN

By Israel National News— The New York Times editorial board has demanded that President Obama lead the charge in the UN Security Council to approve a resolution that would pressure Israel into an unfavorable peace deal. The NY Times’ demand to pressure Israel into a peace deal is apparently in response to Israel approving the construction…

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Israel rejects State Department criticism

By Nitsan Keidar, Israel National News— The Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem rejected on Wednesday evening the criticism of the State Department in Washington over Israel’s approval of construction of homes on government-owned land in Shilo for residents who will be evicted from the community of Amona. “The 98 housing units approved in Shilo are not…

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Middle East Expert: Democratic VP Candidate Tim Kaine ‘Grossly Distorted’ Israeli Military Chief’s View of Iran Deal

By Barney Breen-Portnoy, Algemeiner— Democratic candidate Tim Kaine “grossly misrepresented and distorted” the IDF chief of staff’s view of the Iran nuclear agreement during the vice presidential debate on Tuesday night, a Middle East expert told The Algemeiner. Speaking with The Algemeiner on Wednesday, Dr. Emily B. Landau, a senior research fellow at Israel’s Institute…

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