'Obama vision' becomes basis for Mideast peace

BY ISRAEL TODAY— Just as Israeli officials feared, US President Barack Obama’s “vision” of pushing Israel back to it’s 1967 borders has become the basis for international peace efforts in the Middle East. Last week, France offered to host renewed peace talks based on the “Obama vision.” Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas at the weekend accepted…

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No blind eye to the 'worst of the worst'

BY JEFF JACOBY, BOSTON GLOBE— It was the torture of elementary-school students in Deraa that gave momentum to the current Syrian uprising against Bashar al-Assad’s brutal regime. The children, some as young as 10, were picked up by security agents for scrawling antigovernment graffiti on a school wall. When they were released days later, there…

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The real Egyptian revolution

BY CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— The coverage of recent events in Egypt is further proof that Western elites cannot see the forest for the trees. Over the past week, leading newspapers have devoted relatively in-depth coverage to the Egyptian military authorities’ repressive actions in subduing protesters in Tahrir Square in Cairo, particularly during their large protest…

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Relocate the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem!

Click here and add your virtual signature to our letter to Congress in support of this bill.  This is a historic opportunity! In 1995 Congress overwhelmingly passed “The Jerusalem Embassy Relocation Act.” According to the Act, it became the policy of the U.S. government to recognize Jerusalem as the united, and undivided capital of Israel. Despite the…

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500 Palestinians set for mass ‘fly-in’ to B-G Airport July

BY OREN KESSLER, JPOST— In the wake of “Nakba Day,” “Naksa Day” and an anticipated Gaza-bound flotilla later this month, pro-Palestinian activists are planning to send hundreds of Palestinians living abroad on commercial flights to Ben-Gurion Airport next month in a dramatic display of solidarity. According to a report released this week by the Intelligence and…

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Peres: World needs missile defense system against Iran

BY HAARETZ SERVICE— President Shimon Peres called on Thursday for the creation of a missile defense system that would surround Iran, in an interview with Israel Radio. The United States, NATO and countries in the region must join forces, Peres said in the interview, adding that all countries in the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia…

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Tensions rise on streets of Jerusalem

BY ISRAEL TODAY As they have every year for the past 44 years, Israeli Jews on Wednesday marched through the streets of central Jerusalem waving Israeli flags and celebrating the reunification of their ancient capital. The path of the annual parade takes marchers through or near to several Arab-dominated neighborhoods, as it closely follows the…

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Jerusalem Day T-shirt available

Today is Yom Yerushalayim(Jerusalem Day), commemorating the reunification of Jerusalem in 1967.  Jerusalem is more than the eternal capital of Israel: it is THE heart and soul of the Jewish people. Now the world wants appeasement by dividing the city. Should Israel agree? Wear your support for Israel’s eternal capital! For a suggested donation of…

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