Rouhani: Jerusalem Should be Liberated from Israel

By ELAD BENARI, ARUTZ 7— Iran’s President, Hassan Rouhani, on Wednesday said that Jerusalem should “be liberated from the yoke of Israel.” The comments were made during a meeting in Tehran between Rouhani and the Speaker or the Palestinian Authority (PA) parliament, Salim Zanoun, and were reported by the semi-official Fars news agency. During the…

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Tea with neo-Nazis, the risky blindness of Europe

By DR. INNA ROGATCHI, ROGATCHI FOUNDATION— The most worrisome and largely overseen factor of the ongoing Ukrainian tragedy, to me, is the mighty presence among the opposition hard-core militants from ultra-right nationalistic parties and movements there. The threat which is posed by those forces shall be not under-estimated, especially in the context of rapidly rising…

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Little worms at Vienna

By STAN GOODENOUGH, JERUSALEM WATCHMAN— “Our enemies are little worms. I saw them at Munich.” – Adolf Hitler, after the Western Powers wilted before his aggressive adamancy at Munich. Instead of sitting like an equal alongside European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Margeret Ashton in Vienna, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Muhammed Zarif should be being…

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A Response to “Zionism Unsettled”

By SUSAN MICHAEL, ICEJ-USA — A disturbing study guide entitled “Zionism Unsettled” has been published by an arm of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) The publication is filled with distorted facts and a historical narrative so extreme that some Jewish groups are calling it “hate speech.” It vilifies Israel and Zionism while ignoring Palestinian terrorism, calls…

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Netanyahu: Israel boycotters are anti-Semites

By ISRAEL HAYOM— In the past, anti-Semites boycotted Jewish businesses and today they call for the boycott of the Jewish state, says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu • Finance Minister Yair Lapid: Lack of progress in peace talks would endanger stability of coalition. European calls for a boycott of Israel are “an outrage,” Prime Minister Benjamin…

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The BDS movement is 21st century anti-Semitism,

By SAM SOKOL, JPOST — Jewish leader says organizing a mass boycott of Israel, as civilians are massacred next door in Syria, is explicit anti-Semitism. European leaders need to take a tougher stand against the rise of the nationalist Right, the leader of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations said on Monday.Speaking…

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The Nuclear Option is on the Table

By DR. JOSEPH FRAGER, ARUTZ7 — The Obama administration’s soft approach to Iran’s nuclear program may have done more than simply making a conventional strike more likely. President Obama has had a constant refrain when it comes to Iran – “I’m keeping all options on the table”. The likelihood of President Obama using any kind…

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Jewish Holy Site Attacked 200 Times in 2013

By ISRAEL TODAY— Think the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is winding down? Think again. In 2013 alone, one of Judaism’s holiest sites, the traditional tomb of the biblical matriarch Rachel, was attacked no fewer than 200 times by Palestinian mobs. Rachel’s Tomb, located just inside Bethlehem, is a highly frequented place of prayer for religious Jews. While…

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We are not coming back

By RABBI STEVEN PRUZANSKY,  ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS — “The most charitable way of explaining the election results of 2012 is that Americans voted for the status quo – for the incumbent President and for a divided Congress. They must enjoy gridlock, partisanship, incompetence, economic stagnation and avoidance of responsibility. And fewer people voted. But as…

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