Imigration to Israel from N. America up by 20%

Haaertz.com Immigration to Israel from North America during the first quarter increased by more than 20 percent from a year earlier, according to data compiled by Nefesh B’Nefesh and the Jewish Agency, pointing to a busy year. Nefesh B’Nefesh, a nonprofit organization that handles immigration from North America and Britain along with the Jewish Agency,…

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Evangelical Left targets Israel

By Mark Tooley, Frontpagemag.com Anti-Israel activists rightly see American evangelicals as key to U.S. support for Israel. That is why they are targeting evangelicals with messages of pro-Palestinian solidarity as supposedly central to Christian compassion. A new evangelical film, “With God on Our Side,” is coming out this month to rebut pro-Israel Christians and persuade…

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Pro-Israel Christians targeted by new anti-Israel movie

By Hillel Fendel, Israelnationalnews.com A new evangelical film, “With God on Our Side,” is coming out this month in an attempt to persuade pro Israel Christians to champion the Palestinian cause. Revising Theology Porter Speakman, the movie’s producer, has explained that it “takes a look at the theology of Christian Zionism, which teaches that… the…

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An Obama plan for Mideast peace

By Glenn Kessler, Washington Post Staff  Senior Obama administration officials have discussed whether President Obama should propose his own solution to the intractable conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, including in a recent meeting between the president and seven former and current national security advisers, U.S. officials said Wednesday. But officials, confirming a report Wednesday…

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Obama to link Palestinian state with confronting Iran?

By Aaron Klein, Worldnetdaily.com JERUSALEM – In an unprecedented move, the U.S. has been conducting negotiations with Israel on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, according to a senior PA negotiator and sources in the Israeli government. The U.S. has been calling for the resumption of indirect talks, with Obama administration officials publicly proposing to serve…

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When Israel stood up to Washington

By Daniel Pipes As U.S.-Israel tensions climb to unfamiliar heights, they recall a prior round of tensions nearly thirty years ago, when Menachem Begin and Ronald Reagan were in charge. In contrast to Binyamin Netanyahu’s repeated apologies, Begin adopted a quite different approach. The sequence of events started with a statement from Syrian dictator Hafiz…

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Exploiting Lent to attack Israel

By Mark Tooley, www.weeklystandard.com For most Christians, Lent is a season of penitence and devotion in remembrance of the events leading to Christ’s crucifixion. For Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP), Lent is an organizing tool for rallying U.S. Christians against Israel. CMEP is releasing a series of Lenten devotionals, culminating with the current Holy…

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Iran's Palestinian Uprising

by Jonathan Schanzer, The Daily Caller Hundreds of Palestinian youths wrapped in checkered headscarves held demonstrations in the West Bank last week. Some erupted in violence. Last weekend, no less than three Palestinian factions clamored to take responsibility for killing two Israeli soldiers. The week before that, the Israeli army reported “a violent riot by…

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