Former White House Official: State Department’s Latest Assault on Israel Indicates Obama Administration Seeking Even Greater Distance From Jewish State

By Ruthie Blum, Algemeiner— The State Department’s latest assault on Israel is further proof of the Obama administration’s deep conviction that “more distancing between itself and Jerusalem is a good thing for the United States,” a top adviser to former US President George W. Bush told The Algemeiner on Monday. “Its obsession with housing construction…

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King David’s descendants making case to reclaim ownership of the Temple Mount

By Breaking Israel News— In another manifestation of Biblical precepts interacting with modern life, a private foundation representing the descendants of King David recently launched a lawsuit presenting a legal claim to ownership of the Temple Mount. While their claim is legally sound and verifiable, it faces significant political hurdles. One of the suit’s beneficiaries,…

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Candidly Speaking: American Jewish leaders are on the edge of the abyss

By Isi Leibler, JPost— The American presidential elections have created an unprecedented climate of political chaos. Both candidates are reviled by the bulk of the electorate, many of whom intimate that they intend to abstain from voting. The polls originally predicted that Hillary Clinton would win by a landslide, but the odds have now dramatically…

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What Do Trump, Brexit and Christian Zionism Have in Common?

By Brian Hennessy, Israel Today— Throughout history we have seen how a nation oppressed by an autocratic government, whether foreign or its own, must eventually revolt or submit to humiliating slavery. We saw it in the American Revolution in 1776, and certainly in Israel’s Exodus from Egypt under Moses.It is in this context I believe…

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Christians Returning to the Jewish Roots of the Saturday Sabbath

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— More and more Christians are seeking their Hebrew roots and, as a result are changing their Sabbath from Sunday to Saturday. This one practice immediately sets them apart, pushing them into a no-man’s land in between Christianity and Judaism. But they find the rewards far outweigh the difficulties.…

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Democrats have an ugly anti-Israel obsession

By Post Editorial Board, New York Post— Delegates to this year’s Democratic convention haven’t booed the mention of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, as they did in 2012 — not yet anyway. But there’s no mistaking the hostility to Israel both inside and outside the Wells Fargo Center in Philadephia. On Monday night, Bernie Sanders delegates…

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RUSSIAN ARMS FOR HIZBALLAH CROSS ISRAEL’S RED LINE

By Unity Coalition for Israel— Russian Forpost UAV on Israel’s Searcher drone President Vladimir Putin turns aside all Israel’s complaints about Russian arms supplies to Iran’s Lebanese proxy, Hizballah, whenever he talks to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu – roughly every week-to-ten days. The issue is also raised without results by Israeli officials on trips to…

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Palestinians gear up to sue the UK – over 1917 Balfour Declaration

By Times of Israel Staff— The Palestinian Authority is preparing a lawsuit against the British government over the issuing of the 1917 Balfour Declaration that paved the way for the creation of the State of Israel. The PA’s Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki told Arab League leaders gathered in Mauritania Monday that London is responsible for…

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