Israel's latest sin–honoring its heritage

By David Hornik, Frontpagemag.com When the Israeli cabinet announced the other day that the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron, and Rachel’s Tomb in Bethlehem, would be included in a list of Israeli “heritage” sites, it touched off a wave of Palestinian violence and threats—along with diplomatic protests that were all too concordant with the…

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Pieces of rare biblical manuscript reunited

By Karoun Demirjian, Associated Press Two parts of an ancient biblical manuscript separated across centuries and continents were reunited for the first time in a joint display Friday, thanks to an accidental discovery that is helping illuminate a dark period in the history of the Hebrew Bible. The 1,300-year-old fragments, which are among only a…

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When It Comes to Analyzing the Middle East, We Live in an Age of Idiocy

By Barry Rubin, GLORIA Center After more than 30 years of watching people write dumb things about the Middle East, I believe that in the last month I’ve seen more nonsense than at any previous time. The problem arises from ignorance, lack of understanding of the region by those presented as experts; plus arrogance, treating…

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Dig supports King Solomon’s temple

by Maayana Miskin (Israelnationalnews.com) Even as Muslim spokesmen try to deny Jewish claims to the Holy Land, archaeological discoveries have recently been coming in fast and furious proving the veracity of the Biblical account of history. Hebrew University archaeologists have revealed an ancient path in Jerusalem believed to date back to the time of King…

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MK adopts Israel Initiative

MK Zevulun Orlev (HaBayit HaYehudi) has adopted The Israeli Initiative’s solution to the Palestinian problem. Orlev participated in a series of interviews, in which Israel National News (Arutz 7) spoke to people involved in Israeli politics, seeking alternatives to a two-state solution. Orlev presented his vision for Israel, in which he recognizes that there is…

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Who is Rashad Hussain?

by Cal Thomas President Obama’s appointment of Rashad Hussain, his deputy associate counsel, as special envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations, charged with safeguarding and protecting “the interests of the Muslim world,” should be of serious concern to Congress and the American public.…

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