Converting the Ayatollahs

By DAVID BROOKS, NY TIMES— Over the past centuries, Western diplomats have continually projected pragmatism onto their ideological opponents. They have often assumed that our enemies are driven by the same sort of national interest calculations that motivate most regimes. They have assumed that economic interests would trump ideology and religion — that prudent calculation…

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Arabs: Why is Obama Siding with Supporters of Terrorism?

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH, GATESTONE— The Egyptians are furious with U.S. President Barack Obama for meeting in the White House this week with the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani. They say that the Obama Administration has once again turned its back on moderate Arabs and Muslims by endorsing those who support and…

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Jerusalem Christian seminary torched in suspected hate crime

By ISRAEL HAYOM— Israeli police said Thursday that a fire has damaged a Greek Orthodox seminary in Jerusalem in what they suspect to be a hate crime. Police spokesman Chief Insp. Micky Rosenfeld said “anti-Christian” slogans were scribbled in Hebrew on the seminary’s walls. He said the fire Thursday damaged the building’s bathrooms but that…

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Gearing up for attacks, European Rabbis learn self-defense

By YNETNEWS— After a wave of attacks targeting Jewish community centers in Europe, a group of European rabbis have decided that if and when the time comes, they will be prepared. The heads of the European Jewish Association and the rabbinical center of Europe have decided to train European rabbis in self-defense and first aid…

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Former Senator Joe Lieberman: Hear out Israel’s leader

By YONI HERSH, ISRAEL HAYOM— In a Washington Post op-ed published on Monday, former Senator Joe Lieberman called on members of Congress to attend Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech on Iran on March 3. In the op-ed, Lieberman, a Jewish Democrat from Connecticut who served in the Senate for 24 years, wrote, “Last week, 23…

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Obama encouraging defeat of Netanyahu

By EARL COX, ISRAEL ALWAYS— Election fever is gripping Israel these days with the big election for control of the national government coming up on March 17th. American Christians support Israel however we understand that we are not Israeli citizens therefore we cannot cast ballots in their elections. While we have our personal preferences and…

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Jerusalem mayor overpowers Palestinian terrorist

By Efrat Forsher, Yori Yalon, Shlomo Cesana, ISRAEL HAYOM— A 27-year-old ultra-Orthodox man was stabbed in the stomach by a Palestinian terrorist in central Jerusalem on Sunday evening. The attack, which took place in IDF Square near City Hall, could have ended with far graver consequences had it not been for the intervention of Jerusalem Mayor…

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Anti-Semitic, Pro-Islamic State Graffiti Continues to Plague D.C.

By ADAM KREDO, FREE BEACON— Anti-Semitic, pro-terror graffiti continues to plague an affluent neighborhood in Washington, D.C., causing worry among some residents as anti-Jewish incidents continue to spike across the globe. A swastika with the words, “F***ing D.C. cops” was spotted this week along 19th and N Streets NW in the Dupont Circle neighborhood in…

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ISIS and the cost of leading from behind

By JONATHAN TOBIN, COMMENTARY— The cost of leading from behind is going up. The release of a video showing ISIS terrorists in Libya executing Egyptian Christians was shocking and not just because of the depravity of the atrocity. The video’s production showed that the Libyan Islamists were closely coordinating with ISIS in Syria and Iraq…

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