Third of American students say BDS justified–survey

By Globes— One-third of American students believes that a boycott of Israeli is justified and represents a legitimate means of bringing pressure to bear, according to a survey carried out in the US in advance of a United Nations conference tomorrow, Channel 2 News Online reports. Channel 2 originally reported that the survey covered the…

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Why I am speaking out about the BDS movement and standing for Israel at the UN

By Jay Sekulow, Fox News— For decades, the State of Israel has been battling bullets and bombs. Now, a new weapon is being used against our most cherished ally – a weapon that poses grave danger. The rise of anti-Israel sentiments is apparent in this country and worldwide. A product of that hatred is the…

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‘Jerusalem was ours and will remain ours,’ PM says

By Marissa Newman, Times of Israel— “Our roots are deeper than any other nation’s, including to the Temple Mount. Jerusalem was ours and will remain ours,” he said, speaking in a special Knesset session marking Jerusalem Day. Israel doesn’t need to “make excuses for presence in Jerusalem,” he added, but he did not definitively rule…

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Steven Spielberg, in Harvard commencement speech, says anti-Semitism on the rise

By Jewish Telegraphic Agency— Speaking at Harvard University’s commencement, filmmaker Steven Spielberg said he was “wrong” as a kid to think anti-Semitism “was fading.” Spielberg, whose 99-year-old father Arnold sat in one of the first rows at his address before the Ivy League university’s class of 2016, told the graduates Thursday that the world “is…

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Pat Mercer Hutchen’s art work gets to its Hungarian Home

By Inna Rogatchi (C), Rogatchi Foundation — When painting her famed The Auschwitz Album Revisited collection of unique art works, our dear friend, courageous and passionate Pat Mercer Hutchens was dreaming that one day her works will be shown in Budapest, Hungary. Pat was working on her the one of the kind collection during several…

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The Party’s Over for Pro-Israel Dems

By Jonathan S. Tobin, Commentary— The names of those chosen to be on the Democratic Party platform committee were announced yesterday, and the headlines were about Bernie Sanders getting his due. Sanders was able to name five of the 15 members of the committee with Hillary Clinton getting six and Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie…

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Doom and gloom or a note of optimism for Israel’s future?

By Yossi Melman, JPost— It is said that the late Prime minister Levi Eshkol, who excelled in Yiddish jokes, described Israel in the 1960s as “Shimshon der nebedecher” – the poor, weak and pathetic Samson. This is, of course, a contradiction in terms for biblical history’s most famous strongman. This metaphor came to mind listening…

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ISIS planning wave of attacks in France

By Reuters— Islamic state militants are gearing up for a campaign of bomb attacks on large crowds in France, host to next month’s Euro 2016 soccer championships, its spy chief has said. Rare remarks by Patrick Calvar, the head of France’s DGSI internal intelligence agency, to the parliament’s defense committee spelled out “a new form…

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Watch: Do American university students support Hamas terror?

Ami Horowitz, a New York-based political satirist and video producer, went to Portland State University in Oregon to ask students for financial donations for Hamas. He openly explained that the purpose was to destroy the State of Israel through terror attacks against hospitals, schools and more. Are everyday American students against the Jewish state? Would…

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