Obama at Ramallah

By SHOSHANA BRYEN, inSIGHT— President Obama’s plans in the Middle East include three and a half hours in Ramallah to meet with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. The president’s hope is to find a mechanism for advancing Israeli-Palestinian “peace.” The appearance of the President of the United States in “Palestine” is calculated to provide Abbas with…

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Fundamentally Freund: The case for Judea and Samaria

By MICHAEL FREUND, JPOST— The UN issued a harsh report against Israel aimed at undermining the legitimacy of Israel’s presence in Judea and Samaria. At the end of January, the United Nations Human Rights Council declared war on Israel, issuing one of the harshest reports against the Jewish state in recent memory. Replete with falsehoods…

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Will a notorious anti-Semite become the Pope?

By ALAN DERSHOWITZ, GATESTONE— Among those being considered to succeed Pope Benedict XVI is a notorious anti-Semite, Cardinal Andres Rodriguez Maradiaga of Honduras. His name has appeared on various media short lists and his photograph was featured, along with other possible candidates, on the front page of the Miami Herald. He was also under consideration…

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PM thanks pope for bolstering Christian-Jewish ties

By REUTERS— Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu thanked outgoing Pope Benedict on Monday for his efforts to shore up often troubled relations between the Roman Catholic Church and Jews, including with his 2009 visit to the Holy Land. That trip, in which the German-born Benedict paid respects at Israel’s main Holocaust memorial, was seen by many…

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US plan for UN to endorse Khamenei's fatwa? Shock in Jerusalem

By DEBKAFILE— President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad declared Iran was a “nuclear state” during his Cairo visit two weeks ago. Saturday, Feb. 16, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei shed more light by saying, “Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons but no power could stop Tehran’s access to an atomic bomb if it intended to build it. debkafile:…

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Spot Report: Quentin Taratino believes Jesus in coming again!

The Tarantino Spoof: http://www.mostwatchedtoday.com/tag/dejesus-uncrossed/ Think of this: ” I saw heaven standing open and there before me was a white horse, whose rider is called Faithful and True. With justice he judges and wages war. His eyes are like blazing fire, and on his head are many crowns. He has a name written on him…

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'Final pope' already running Vatican?

By JEROME R. CORSI, WND— Editor’s note: The following video shows Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, addressing Pope Benedict XVI on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.   Did Pope Benedict XVI line up his successor and then resign to fulfill a 900-year-old prophecy that the next leader of the Roman Catholic Church would…

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State of the Union Address on Foreign Policy: Careful Phrasing Conceals Disasters

By BARRY RUBIN, PJ MEDIA— While the State of the Union message was overwhelmingly domestically oriented, the foreign policy sections were most interesting. I’ll review them here. The president began in the same neo-patriotic mode  used in the second inaugural address, with a special emphasis on thanking U.S. troops. He used the imagery of the…

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