The Jerusalem Connection Peace Plan

“Proximity” talks are the answer. So asserts President Obama’s Middle East Envoy dealing with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, former Senator George Mitchell.  Mitchell said “there is no such thing as a conflict that can’t be ended.”  Obviously, this is the mindset as the “Proximity” talks begin between Israel and the Palestinians. However, the whole notion of “Proximity”…

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Jewish Donors Outraged by 'Sociopath' Obama, Says Columnist

By Gil Ronen, Israelnationalnews.com If senior journalist David Goldman is right, the correct word for describing the way a growing number of US Jews feel about President Barack Obama is not ‘anger’ but ‘rage’ – white-hot rage, at that, and a conviction that they have been swindled. Goldman, Senior Editor of First Things magazine and…

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Ya'alon: Israel capable of attacking Iran

By YNetnews.com Deputy Prime Minister Moshe Ya’alon said on Monday Israel has the technological capabilty to make a military strike against Iran. Addressing a conference on air power, Yaalon said Israel’s experience in carrying out air strikes against terrorists along its borders could easily be extended to distant sorties in Iran. “There is no doubt…

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Facts and Figures

POPULATION: 7,427.000 Jews: 75.5% Non-Jews: 24.5% POPULATION DISTRIBUTION Cities and Towns: 91.7% Thereof: Jerusalem: 10.4% Tel Aviv: 5.3% Haifa: 3.6% Villages and community settlements: 3.1% Moshavim: 3.3% Kibbutzim: 1.7% LIFE EXPECTANCY Women: 82.5 Men: 78.8 DISTRIBUTION OF THE WORK FORCE Public, Community & Personal Services: 40.1% Manufacturing: 13.3% Tourism, Commerce and Finance: 26% Agriculture: 1.9%…

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The ‘Replacement Theology’ Church is on the Wrong Side of the Conflict in Israel

By Bill Koenig— Replacement theology church organizations continue to make rash statements about Israel; call it an occupier; blame it for the Palestinian plight; actively pursue divestment of investments in Israel or in companies that do business with Israel; and side with the Palestinians while never addressing the history of problems perpetrated by the Palestinian…

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The ‘Replacement Theology’ Church is on the Wrong Side of the Conflict in Israel

By Bill Koenig Replacement theology church organizations continue to make rash statements about Israel; call it an occupier; blame it for the Palestinian plight; actively pursue divestment of investments in Israel or in companies that do business with Israel; and side with the Palestinians while never addressing the history of problems perpetrated by the Palestinian…

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White House reports Two-year building freeze in Ramat Shlomo

by Maayana Miskin, Israelnationalnews.com Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has agreed to freeze construction in a Jewish neighborhood of Jerusalem for two years, officials in the United States State Department said Sunday. Netanyahu’s office denied that he has agreed not to build in Ramat Shlomo in northern Jerusalem until 2012.  US officials said the move was…

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