Bibi's leadership test

BY MOSHE DANN, YNETNEWS– Thanks to uprisings throughout the Arab world, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has avoided one of the most difficult domestic – and international – issues on the table: the fate of Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria, “the settlements,” “the occupation,” and the “two-state” delusion. Having recognized the “right of the Palestinian…

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Our World: The West’s proxy war against the Jews

BY CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— It was a stunning moment of moral clarity. As the South Vietnamese refugees clambered onto rickety boats in the South China Sea to escape the victorious Communists, the American Left that orchestrated the US defeat through a sustained campaign of propaganda and fake calls for peace stood silent. As Pol Pot, the…

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Congress–Yes, We Can!

BY YORAM ETTINGER— It was Congress – on both sides of the aisle – which led the Obama Administration to veto its own ideology and policy at the UN on February 17, 2011. Majority leader Cantor, Minority Whip Hoyer, Foreign Relations Committee Chairwoman Ros-Lehtinen and Ranking Democrat Berman, Middle East Subcommittee Chairman Chabot and Ranking…

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Netanyahu wary of new international efforts in peace process

BY BARAK RAVID, HAARETZ— Four days before Mideast Quartet officials are planned to meet Israeli and Palestinian representatives, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu still hasn’t decided whether or not he will be sending his adviser and peace-talks representative Yitzhak Molcho. The forum of seven senior ministers will be meeting this Tuesday to reach a decision on…

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Hamantashen

*The hamantashen is the classic purim cookie, served in every classroom party across Israel.  In theory, the idea of the cookie is a little gross.  The cookie’s three-cornered shape represents Haman’s clipped ears.   Move past the fact that a poppy-seed filling seems like the ear hair (YIKES) and these cookies are a wonderful treat and a fun activity for Purim. …

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Quartet to push new negotiations

BY REUTERS— Diplomats from the international Quartet – the United States, Russia, the European Union and the United Nations – announced this week that they plan a new effort to push negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. The PA walked away from talks with Israel in late 2010, demanding that Israel freeze all Jewish…

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'Arab unrest signals Messiah's coming'

BY KOBI NAHSHONI, YNETNEWS Prominent rabbis from the Lithuanian ultra-Orthodox sector have offered their own curious interpretations for the upheaval that is spreading through the Middle East, stating that the events are a clear proof that a higher power is at work. The cellular portal Haredim, which offered a collection of responses on the matter,…

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Israel debates 'End Times' as Arab world revolts

RYAN JONES, Israel Today Magazine —  Using language that mirrors that of “end times” prophecy debates in the Christian world, Israelis are increasingly wondering what the mounting turmoil in the Middle East is ultimately leading to. A number of prominent rabbis have come forward with their interpretations of what is going on, and the casual…

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PM on Beersheba attack: 'No one should test our resolve'

BY JPOST Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Thursday commented on the firing of a Grad rocket on Beersheba late Wednesday, saying, “I do not recommend that anyone test Israel’s determination. We will not tolerate anyone bombing us. This is something that no country in the world would agree to and we will act accordingly.” Two…

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