The obstacle of world opinion

BY AMBASSADOR (ret.) YORAM ETTINGER, ISRAEL HAYOM— World opinion should not deter Israel from enhancing Jewish roots and national security, expanding the Jewish presence in Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and the Golan Heights and pre-empting Palestinian and Hezbollah terrorism. Adverse world opinion and Global pressure have always been an integral part of the Jewish People and…

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Land for lunch, anyone?

BY MICHAEL FREUND, JPOST— Amounting crisis of gastronomic proportions was averted this past week when Israel and hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners agreed to a deal that was brokered by Egypt, ending the stand-off between the two sides. After more than a month of missed meals, skipped snacks and disregarded desserts, the jailed terrorists have at last…

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U.S. Court: Syria, Iran Supported 2006 Tel Aviv Attack

by ELAD BENARI, ARUTZ 7— Shurat HaDin wins judgment against Iran and Syria for supporting terrorists who killed an American teenager in a 2006 bombing. Israeli advocacy group Shurat HaDin (Israel Law Center) won a $323 million judgment in a U.S. court against Iran and Syria for supporting terrorists who killed an American teenager and…

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Archeologist says new finds support Bible's accuracy

BY RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY– A Hebrew University archeologist says finds at a new dig site near Jerusalem are backing up the biblical narrative of an Israelite kingdom centered on Jerusalem in 1000 BC, around the time of King David and his son, King Solomon. Professor Yosef Garfinkel has been digging at Khirbet Qeiyafa near…

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House passes enhanced Israel cooperation bill

BY JEWISH TELEGRAPHIC AGENCY, JTA.ORG— The U.S House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed bipartisan legislation that reaffirms and enhances U.S. policy commitments to Israel’s security. The United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012, which was sponsored by House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) and House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), passed by a…

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Christians, Jews to unite against Islam

BY GIULIO MEOTTI, YNET— The Coliseum, where thousands upon thousands of “Judaeis” have been massacred by the Roman emperors, became for one night an arena for alliance between Christians and Jews against “odium fidei,” or religious hatred. Last Wednesday in Rome, Jewish leaders for the first time rallied alongside Christians in a candlelit vigil to…

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