Spike in French Jews immigrating to Israel

By Breitbart— USA Today reports: PARIS — Yael Haccoun and her family are Orthodox Jews from the working-class Paris suburb of Sarcelles, but they flew to Israel in late September to start a new life and escape the anti-Semitism around them. “French people think that it’s natural when Jews are targeted” in terror attacks, said…

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Mahmoud Abbas to attend Peres funeral

BY Avi Issacharoff and Raoul Wootlif, Times of Israel— Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas plans to attend Shimon Peres’s funeral in Jerusalem tomorrow, at the head of a PA delegation, Palestinian and Israeli officials said Thursday. Abbas’s office contacted the head of COGAT, Israel’s civilian authority in the Palestinian territories, Yoav Mordechai, to coordinate the president’s…

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A back-dated deal with a toppled French PM: How Peres secured Israel’s nuclear deterrent

By Mitch Ginsburg, Times of Israel— In late September 1957, Israel was set to sign an agreement with France. The French Atomic Energy Commission, after four years of negotiations, had agreed to provide Israel with a plutonium reactor. All that was needed in order to cement the deal was the signature of the French foreign…

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Power of Light: Judaica Symbolism Art Video for Rosh HaShanah

Please enjoy this virtual exhibition of rare hand crafted Judaica. The video is created by the artist in the enlightened memory of her mother and grand-mother, Anna Pinsky-Buyanover and Adel Chigrinsky-Elovich. Musical video-essay featuring Power of Light series of the fine art photography by Inna Rogatchi on Judaica Symbolism. The series was conceived as a journey…

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After prepping Trump for debate, Giuliani says US should abandon two-state solution

By Michael Wilner, JPost— The United States should give up on a two-state solution between Israel and Palestinians, former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani said on Saturday night. The former mayor addressed the Israeli American Council (IAC)– promising to remain apolitical– after four intense days of debate prep with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. His…

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Israeli minister slams ‘naive and messianic’ Obama

BY RAOUL WOOTLIFF, Times of Israel— Israeli minister Tzachi Hanegbi slammed US President Barack Obama’s efforts to foster Israeli-Palestinian peace Thursday, a day after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a cordial meeting with the American leader and trumpeted warming relations between the two. Speaking a day after what was likely the last meeting between Netanyahu…

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Trump and the Jews

By Jpost— Two conclusions can be reached from the in-depth and superbly documented report about Donald J. Trump’s ties with the Jews by Michael Wilner, The Jerusalem Post’s Washington bureau chief. The first is that Trump is no antisemite. Despite claims by people like Democratic National Committee chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz that antisemitism in…

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