Netanyahu: Zionism succeeded because of Christian support

By RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday stated that Zionism and the rebirth of the Jewish state would not have succeeded without the backing and support of Christian Zionism. Netanyahu was speaking at a rededication ceremony for the landmark windmill situated at the entrance to Mishkenot Sha’ananim, the first neighborhood…

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How many millionaires live in the "impoverished" Gaza strip?

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH, GATESTONE— If the Egyptian army succeeds in demolishing the underground smuggling tunnels that keep Hamas running, it could mark the end of the Islamists’ rule over the Gaza Strip. But if Egypt’s new president, Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood tie the hands of the Egyptian army’s generals and keep them…

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Israel warns Iran to choose between nukes and survival

By ISRAEL HAYOM— The “dictatorial, evil, and bloodthirsty” Iranian regime must be immediately placed in a position in which it needs to choose between developing nuclear weapons and its own survival, Vice Prime Minister Moshe Ya’alon said on Tuesday at a memorial ceremony in Bulgaria for the victims of last month’s terrorist attack in Burgas.…

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Ron Jager defends Judea and Samaria's water usage

By RON JAGER, DAILY BEAST— Kathleen Peratis’s recent visit to Judea and Samaria, that is those communities located in what she calls the West Bank, has only reinforced the perception that Jewish leaders representing the Liberal left wing of American Jewry visiting Israel will always don their one-dimensional sunglasses upon landing at Ben-Gurion airport. No…

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Iran forced to backtrack on guided nuclear tour for NAM leaders and Ban

By DEBKAFILE— Tehran was forced to eat crow and backtrack on its ploy for winning international recognition for its nuclear program by showing Non-Aligned Summit leaders and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon around its nuclear sites. The tour was planned for Wednesday, Aug. 29. It would have been a mockery of US-promoted nuclear diplomacy, International…

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Abbas Denies Jewish Temple and Christian Theology

By TZVI BEN GEDALYAHU, ARUTZ 7— Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas frequently refers to the “alleged” Jewish Temple, but if it was not Jewish, there is no basis for Christian belief, as written in the New Testament in Matthew (21:12), that Jewish “moneychangers” chased Jesus from the Holy Temple. However, Christians so far have not…

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IDF exercises response to multiple rocket landings

By YAOV ZITUN, YNET— The Home Front Command on Tuesday launched a first-of-its-kind exercise simulating evacuation and rescue operations from three different rocket landing sites. As part of the wide-scale exercise, hundreds of soldiers from the Home Front Command’s search and rescue Kedem Battalion simulated evacuation of casualties and removal of debris from several locations…

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Minority elites and Israel's Jewish defamers

By KENNETH LEVIN, FRONTPAGEMAG— In a 1977 Supreme Court opinion, Thurgood Marshall, the court’s first African-American justice, observed, “Social scientists agree that members of minority groups frequently respond to discrimination and prejudice by attempting to disassociate themselves from the group, even to the point of adopting the majority’s negative attitudes towards the minority.” Marshall further…

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