‘Occupation’ and anti-Semitism

By EVELYN GORDAN, COMMENTARY— A Yale University chaplain recently resigned “on his own initiative” over a letter to the New York Times blaming Israel and the Jews for anti-Semitism. Clearly, nothing Israel does or doesn’t do justifies attacks on Jewish citizens of other countries, but even if it did, Rev. Bruce Shipman’s reasoning would have…

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East Jerusalem’s Arabs bite their nose to spite their face

By RON JAGER— This week we sadly witnessed yet again rioting and violence in east Jerusalem including the use by local Arab residents of lethal weapons against Jewish neighborhoods, Jewish motorists, and police and military forces. East Jerusalem’s Arab residents are trying to destroy any semblance of co-existence in Jerusalem, the Capitol of the State…

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Ted Cruz booed for supporting Israel at Christian conference

By ARI SOFFER, ARUTZ 7— Leading Republican Senator and Christian supporter of Israel Ted Cruz (R-Tx) was booed off stage at a gala dinner in support of the Middle East’s embattled Christian minority, after voicing support for Israel. Cruz was the keynote speaker at the event, hosted by the recently-founded In Defense of Christians (IDC)…

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The Conditions of Victory

By SHOSHANA BRYEN, GATESTONE— The Israeli public is in a notably bad mood. The Hamas rockets have, for the time being, stopped; the current cease-fire is holding. The tunnel threat, a strategic one most Israelis had not understood until several days into the war, has been alleviated; many Hamas rocket manufacturing facilities have been destroyed;…

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Egypt: Establish Palestinian state in Sinai

By ARYEH SAVIR, UNITED FOR ISRAEL— Egyptian President Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has reportedly proposed to Palestinian Authority (PA) head Mahmoud Abbas to extend the Gaza Strip into the Sinai area and establish a Palestinian state there. According to the plan, Egypt would provide a 1,600-square-kilometer area in the Sinai Peninsula near the Gaza Strip,…

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Tzipi, where is your allegiance… With Israel or Obama and Kerry?

By EARL COX, ISRAEL ALWAYS— Who is in denial? Is it Benjamin Netanyahu or Israel’s Minister of Justice, Tzipi Livni, or US Secretary of State, John Kerry? Livni and Kerry are again pushing for a renewal of Israeli-Palestinian talks. What is it about terrorists that Livni and John Kerry do not understand? One way to…

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