Khamenei: ISIS ‘vile’ but Palestinians face worse terrorism from Israel

By JTA, JPOST— Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, called the recent coordinated Paris attacks that left at least 130 people dead “blind terrorism.” Khamenei’s comments, released in a statement to “the youth in the Western countries,” were published Sunday by the Iranian IRNA news agency, the government’s official news agency. It is reportedly Khamenei’s…

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Spanish king honors Sephardic Jews exiled from Spain

By AFP, Times of Israel— MADRID, Spain — Spain’s King Felipe VI on Monday honored Sephardic Jews who were banished more than five centuries ago during the Inquisition, after a law allowing dual citizenship for their descendants came into force. The legislation aims to correct what the Spanish government calls the “historic mistake” of the…

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Turkey Shoots Down Russian Fighter Jet: Is this the Spark that Ignites a Messianic War?

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— Turkish military sources told the media that after issuing 10 warnings in five minutes, Turkish F-16’s opened fire, downing the Russian fighter jet. Photos of the incident clearly show two parachutes, indicating that the two pilots successfully ejected from the downed plane. One pilot is believed to have…

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Chief Rabbi of Brussels: There is no future for Jews in Europe

By: JPOST Staff, JPOST— In the shadow of the Paris terror attacks that killed 130 people and as Belgian police sweep the country for terror suspects, the Chief Rabbi of Brussels said Monday that there is no future for Jews in Europe. Rabbi Avraham Gigi spoke to Israeli radio station 103 FM about the atmosphere…

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Netanyahu: Israelis joining ISIS will lose citizenship

By Herb Keinon, JPOST— Anyone joining Islamic State will forfeit their Israeli citizenship, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced at Sunday’s cabinet meeting. Netanyahu, who told ministers that indictments were filed last week against citizens planning to join the terrorist group, added that he has asked Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein to advance steps to revoke their citizenship…

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CANON ANDREW WHITE: “I HATE TO SAY IT, BUT THERE’S ONLY ONE WAY TO DEFEAT ISIS”

By Dan Wooding, Breaking Christian News— (United Kingdom)— Canon Andrew White, the UK-born Anglican priest who is affectionately known as “Vicar of Baghdad”, has dedicated his life to making peace. (Photo via ANS) For many years he headed St. George’s Church in Baghdad, located in one of Iraq’s deadliest sectors, he has watched hundreds from…

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Spot Report: “How the myth of the 2-State Solution was exploded”

Think on this: “Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Messiah Jesus.” (I Thessalonians 5:18) Pray like this: Father, we thank you that the myth that the Palestinians want a two-State Solution has been revealed for the lie that it is. Give Israel’s leaders the boldness to claim Judea…

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Study estimates Israel’s nuclear weapon count stands at 115

By YOSSI MELMAN, JPOST— A study conducted by the Washington- based Institute for Science and International Security estimated that Israel had 115 nuclear bombs in its possession in 2014. The study, which was conducted by the institute’s founder David Albright as part of a more comprehensive evaluation of the worldwide inventory of plutonium, approximated that…

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IN PICTURES: Thousands of Iranian soldiers stage mock siege of Temple Mount

By Daniel J Roth, JPOST— Thousands of Iranian paramilitary forces participated in mock drills and exercises simulating the capture of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency reported Friday. Constructing a plastic replica of the al-Aksa Mosque and Dome of the Rock, “tens of thousands of soldiers” conducted staged exercises dubbed “Towards…

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Column One: Who is being delusional?

By Caroline Glick, JPOST— On Tuesday night, Channel 10 broadcast an interview with PLO chief and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in which Abbas admitted publicly for the first time that he rejected the peace plan then prime minister Ehud Olmert offered him in 2008. Olmert’s plan called for Israel to withdraw from the entire…

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