Gingrich vs. Romney On Israel

BY DAVID RUBIN— For those pro-Israel Americans who are still on the fence about which candidate to support in the Republican primaries, this particular American-Israeli would like to briefly scan some of the nuances on the campaign trail. With the notable exception of Congressman Ron Paul, who has harshly criticized Israel’s treatment of our Hamas-supporting…

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‘Panetta believes Israel will attack Iran this spring'

BY YAAKOV KATZ, JPOST— United States Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta believes that Israel will attack Iran in April, May or June, the Washington Post reported Thursday. According to the report, written by the paper’s senior opinion writer David Ignatius, Panetta is concerned that Israel will launch an attack before Iran enters the so-called “immunity…

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Dep. Foreign Minister: Peace Can't Cost Israel its Existence

BY ELAD BENARI, ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS— Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon said on Wednesday that Israel wants to achieve peace with its Arab neighbors, but stressed that peace cannot come at the price of Israel’s existence. Speaking with Arutz Sheva on the sidelines of the 12th Annual Herzliya Conference, Ayalon said, “We have to be…

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American Victims of Palestinian Terror Seek Justice

BY ERICK STAKELBECK, CBN NEWS— Over the years, Palestinian terror groups have slaughtered countless Israeli civilians. In the process, they’ve also killed and injured dozens of American citizens. Now there is a movement to have those Palestinians face justice here in the United States. But the hardest part may be getting the U.S. government to…

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Why Jews need Israel

BY DAVID SOLWAY, FRONTPAGEMAG— In a speech given to the Domestic Affairs Committee of the German Bundestag in June 2008 on the subject of a renascent antisemitism, journalist Henryk Broder distinguished between a prejudice and a resentment: “a prejudice concerns a person’s behavior; a resentment concerns that person’s very existence. Anti-semitism is a resentment. The…

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Free speech, for some

BY FRANK GAFFNEY— According to the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), there is a grave threat to America that must be suppressed at all costs.  The threat is that Lieutenant General William “Jerry” Boykin might be allowed to exercise his constitutionally guaranteed right to free speech. This proposition is bizarre on multiple levels.  For…

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Resolution 16/18 is a challenge to our freedom of speech

This past December the U.S. State Department hosted a three-day, closed-door international conference to discuss implementation of Resolution 16/18 with members of the OIC (Organization of Islamic Cooperation) that if passed, will criminalize the criticism of Islam.  The OIC is the world’s largest Islamic Organization with 56 member states and the Palestinian Authority, and is…

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