As Chuck Schumer Goes, So Goes the Iran Deal

By Adam Chandler, The Atlantic-— According to Bob Dole, either the “shortest distance” or the “most dangerous place” in Washington, D.C. “is between Chuck Schumer and a television camera.” The senior senator from New York and minority-leader-in-waiting has such a penchant for bombast that it seems noteworthy when he says something understated. His statement on…

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Israeli ambassador: The four major problems with the Iran deal

By Ron Dermer, Washington Post— Ron Dermer is Israel’s ambassador to the United States. Israel has long been concerned that the “P5+1” powers would negotiate a bad deal with Iran. But the deal announced today in Vienna is breathtaking in its concessions to an Iranian regime that is the foremost sponsor of terror in the…

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Countering Obama, Israel says it offered alternative to Iran deal

By Raphael Ahren, Times of Israel— Israel forcefully rejected Thursday US President Barack Obama’s assertion that critics of the nuclear agreement with Iran have failed to present better options, arguing that a good deal is still possible if the international community, led by Washington, maintains the sanctions regime on Tehran. “We have consistently laid out…

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True Christians are not part of the BDS crowd

By Earl Cox, Israel Always— Anyone who supports a BDS campaign against Israel and claims to be a Christian is not telling the truth. Even the Bible warns us to beware of “wolves in sheep’s clothing.” True Christians support Israel because G-d says we should. Recognizing Evangelical Christians as true friends of Israel, the late…

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Pro-Israel groups in U.S. line up to slam Iran deal

By REUTERS— Within hours of the unveiling on Tuesday of a nuclear pact between Iran and six world powers, the loudest pro-Israel voice in Washington was warning the US Congress of problems, marking the onset of what promises to be a furious lobbying campaign. The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) said in a statement…

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Diplomats: Iran announcement planned Monday

By YNET— Negotiators at the Iran nuclear talks plan to announce on Monday that they have reached agreement on a historic deal capping nearly a decade of diplomacy that would curb the country’s atomic program in return for sanctions relief, diplomats said Sunday. The two diplomats said that a provisional agreement may be reached even…

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Israeli Arab Imam openly calls for support of ISIS in mosque speech

By Israel Today— The Imam of the Al-Tawhid Mosque in the Israeli town of Umm al-Fahm openly called for support of the Islamic State in a July 2nd sermon. He accused Hamas of being too moderate and accused the organization of collaborating with Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was also denigrated by Imam Muhammad Abd…

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