The Palestinians Want Peace — Just Not With a Jewish State

BY DENNIS PRAGER— About five years ago, I was invited by the Hoover Institution to lecture at Stanford University over the course of a week. Coincidentally, Israel’s Independence Day fell during that week, so I was invited to speak at the celebration held by pro-Israel students. In my talk, I noted that the crux of…

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Preparations for the Jewish New Year

BY TRAVELUJAH (SIGN UP FOR THE ISRAEL TRAVEL NEWSLETTER)— The period preceding the Jewish New Year is marked by special penitential prayers, recited before the regular morning prayers, and the blowing of the ram’s horn (shofar in Hebrew) after the morning prayer service. Jews of North African and Middle Eastern origin began to recite these…

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Google, Israel Museum Put Dead Sea Scrolls Online

BY LESLIE HORN, PC MAGAZINE— The Dead Sea Scrolls have made their way online some 2,000 years after they were written through a partnership between Google and Israel’s national museum. The important documents are available in searchable, high-resolution images, accompanied by informative videos, background information, and historical data. So far five of the scrolls have…

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Covert Activities Seen Escalating Against Iranian Atomic Program

BY GLOBAL SECURITY NEWSWIRE— In recent years three nuclear specialists in Iran have died in targeted killings, the Stuxnet malware caused Iranian uranium enrichment equipment to malfunction, and the nation’s Bushehr atomic energy facility hit significant technical obstacles in its startup phase. In addition, numerous blasts have targeted gas channels in the Middle Eastern state.…

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The U.N. House of Lies Fawns Over Abbas

BY JOSEPH KLEIN, FRONTPAGEMAG— In a fiery, no holds barred speech on September 23, 2011 to the United Nations General Assembly, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas presented Palestine’s formal application for full membership to the United Nations. Although he was speaking on the first day of fall, Abbas proclaimed that the “Palestinian Spring” had arrived, which…

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No Acknowledgment of Israel? No More Money

BY ARNOLD AHLERT, CANADA FREE PRESS— Shortly before taking the podium to address the United Nations’ General Assembly last week, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said everything the world needs to know about where the so-called peace process is headed. Speaking to an assembly of 200 senior representatives of the Palestinian community in the United…

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