Europe’s ‘Non-Violent’ Campaign Against Israel

By Tsvi Sadan, Israel Today— The European Union’s relentless pressure on Israel to comply with conditions it believes would bring peace amounts to a “non-violent” campaign against the Jewish state. If in the end Israel capitulates to the EU’s terms, the peace enforced upon her would be of the kind Field Marshal Archibald Wavell predicted…

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Merkel: Anti-Semitism more widespread than we imagined

By Times of Israel Staff, Times of Israel— German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for “intensive action” against anti-Semitism on Saturday, urging vigilance particularly when dealing with young people from countries “where hatred of Israel and anti-Semitism is widespread.” “Anti-Semitism is more widespread than we imagined. And that is why we must act intensively against it,”…

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The True Face of the Palestinians’ Leader

By Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser, JCPA— The editor of the Palestinian news agency Maan recently summarized remarks Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas made in a conversation with him, as well as in a speech he gave in Bethlehem last week. Some of what Abbas said, according to this report, such as his statement that the PA…

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Is ‘Christian Zionism’ Becoming a Dirty Word?

By Brian Hennessy, Israel Today— Approaching the Jewish people under a Christian banner, even when connected to “Zionism,” has always been a liability. The memory of forced conversions and unbridled Christian anti-Semitism is too ingrained to be quickly set aside. So even though Christian support for Israel has been quite forthcoming over the last 40…

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German Jewish leaders: We are no longer safe here

By Benjamin Weinthal, Jpost— The spokesman for Hamburg’s Jewish community, Daniel Killy, said deteriorating security in Germany has led to a highly dangerous situation for Jews. “No, we are no longer safe here,” Killy told the news outlet tagesschau.de on Tuesday. He said the disintegration of state power, excesses of the extreme right-wing, the loss…

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Trump pledges to move US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

By JTA— Donald Trump said he would move the US Embassy to Jerusalem. “They want it in Jerusalem,” the front-runner among Republican presidential candidates said in an interview posted Tuesday by The Brody File, a Christian Broadcasting Network show. “Well I am for that 100 percent. We are for that 100 percent.” David Brody, the…

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Obama, King Of The World? It’s Quite Possible

By Thomas Mcardle, Investors.com— BD warned over a year and a half ago that President Obama wasn’t about to spend his post-presidency building houses, like Jimmy Carter, but that there were discernible signs that he would seek to become secretary-general of the United Nations. In the West Point speech he gave in May 2014, IBD…

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Truth Report: “Jesus, our Passover Lamb” (Exodus 12 & I Corinthians 5:7-8)

I Corinthians 5: 7-8 Get rid of the old yeast, so that you may be a new unleavened batch—as you really are. For Christ, our Passover lamb, has been sacrificed. Therefore let us keep the Festival, not with the old bread leavened with malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

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What Pope Francis synagogue visit says about Catholic-Jewish relations

By: RUTH ELLEN GRUBER, TImes of Israel— JTA – When Pope Francis crosses the Tiber River to visit Rome’s Great Synagogue on Sunday, he’ll become the third pontiff in history to do so. But his 1.5-mile journey to the towering Tempio Maggiore shows that what was once unthinkable is now the norm. “Our meeting,” Rome Chief…

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