The Obama doctrine unplugged

By Caroline Glick, Jpost— It was ironic that the day The Atlantic monthly published what was supposed to be the definitive work on US President Barack Obama’s foreign policy, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that he was removing the bulk of his military forces from Syria. Jeffrey Goldberg’s long profile titled, “The Obama Doctrine,” sought…

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Khamenei: “We Must Have Relations with Whole World Except the U.S. and Zionist Regime”

By TheTower.org Staff, The Tower— Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged his nation to engage with every country in the world except for the United States and Israel, The Independent reported on Saturday. “I do not favour cutting ties with West, but we must know who we are dealing with,” Khamenei said, according to…

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US democracy at stake amid campaign violence, major Jewish group warns

By REBECCA SHIMONI STOIL, Times of Israel— Washington- Threats of political violence endanger the viability of American democracy, the American Jewish Committee warned Thursday, a day after Republican frontrunner Donald Trump predicted that there would be “riots” if his party tried to edge him out through a brokered convention. “I think you’d have riots. I…

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Israeli-Russian Ties Stronger Than Ever, Experts Say

By Jonathan Benedek, Breaking Israel News— President Reuven Rivlin’s visit to Moscow this week looks to be another sign of growing cooperation between Israel and Russia. It also comes against the backdrop of Russia’s military withdrawal from Syria, announced earlier this week, But while that withdrawal may bring change to Syria, the Israeli-Russian relationship looks…

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JESUS’ FINAL DAYS IN JERUSALEM- Biblical history comes alive in Jerusalem

By Susan Michael, ICEJ USA — One of the most memorable moments of any tour to Israel is standing on the Mount of Olives and looking across the valley at the Eastern Gate of the Temple Mount. One can’t help but imagine the magnificent Temple of King Herod standing there, or Jesus walking through the…

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Former Israeli Ambassador Blasts Obama for ‘Completely Collapsed’ Middle East Vision

By Ruthie Blum/The Algemeiner— U.S. President Barack Obama’s recent claim about the real meaning of his 2009 Cairo speech “is patently unsubstantiated by the text,” former Israeli ambassador to the US Michael Oren told The Algemeiner on Thursday. Oren, today a member of Knesset with the centrist Kulanu party, was responding to statements Obama made…

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An Evangelical Response to Israel’s Evangelical Enemies

Christian anti-Zionists have described Zionism as “biblically anathema” and have accused Israel of ethnic cleansing, occupation, institutionalized racism, and apartheid. Those Christians who support Israel do so, in part, because of the straightforward declarations of Scripture. Their critics, however, say they are guilty of a devious heresy. Part II. CHRISTIAN ANTI-ZIONISTS: IN THEIR OWN WORDS…

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In birthplace of Jesus, evangelicals gather to reject Israel, embrace Palestinian cause

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, BIN— Evangelicals are the strongest supporters of Israel, so it is particularly disturbing when a group from within their midst aligns with the Palestinians – even going so far as to support acts of violence against Jews while accusing Israel of violent crimes. Yesterday, while the conference was at its peak,…

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Iran: Our Missiles are Pointed at Israel

By Israel Today— Senior Iranian military officials this week boasted that they had stockpiled a huge quantity of long-range ballistic missiles that are pointed directly at Israel. Two such missiles were tested this week on targets at a range of 1,400 kilometers (870 miles), putting Israel well within range if fired from western Iran. Brig.…

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