Shhhh, Don’t Tell Anyone: Hamas Won

By ANDREW MCCARTHY, FRONTPAGEMAG— Barack Obama brought enough Chicago-style community organizing to Israel that Benjamin Netanyahu knew what he would have to do. If he hoped to keep the tepid support of his country’s essential but icy ally, Israel’s prime minister would have to do what he’d spent nearly three years steadfastly refusing to do.…

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Views from abroad: In Mideast, Obama must make a move

By YORAM ETTINGER, USA TODAY— Is Barack Obama learning from history by avoiding the crucial errors of his first visit to the Middle East shortly after becoming president? In 2009, when he visited Cairo to speak directly to the Arab world, Obama anticipated engagement, rather than confrontation, with Iran, which threatened the survival of pro-U.S.…

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Israel's Jewish population passes 6 million

By GAD LIOR, YNET— Israel’s population has crossed the eight million threshold over Passover, the Yedioth Ahronoth daily reported Thursday. With six million Jews, Israel has become the world’s largest Jewish center. The remainder of the population is comprised of 1.6 million Arabs, 350,000 non-Arab Christians and others, mostly olim or relatives of olim from…

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Does America need its own Schindler’s List?

By PATRICK B. DONOHUE — FOXNEWS.COM Every age needs courageous individuals to stand up for those who have no voice. Steven Spielberg’s movie, “Schindler’s List,” made the world aware of the heroic efforts of a German businessman, Oskar Schindler, who saved more than 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust. By placing them on his employment list,…

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Monument with ‘Palestine’ replacing Israel was hidden from Obama

By ELHANA MILLER, TIMES OF ISRAEL— The municipality of Bethlehem removed a monument depicting the Palestinian state as covering the entire area from the Jordan River to the Mediterranean Sea ahead of US President Barack Obama’s visit to the city last Friday, Palestinian Media Watch revealed on Sunday. Obama’s route into the city would have…

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