Europe wants unity on Iran while undermining Trump on Jerusalem

By Caroline Glick, JPost— As French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel beat a path for the White House in back-to-back visits this week, the media coverage of U.S. – European Union relations is focused on efforts to convince President Donald Trump to keep faith with his predecessor Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with…

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Pro-Israel Christian Group Condemns Mainline Protestants’ Statement Defending Palestinians

By Michael Gryboski , Christian Post Reporter— A pro-Israel Christian organization has taken issue with a recently released joint statement by several mainline church groups denouncing violence against Palestinian protesters. Over the past few weeks, violent protests along the Gaza Strip border have resulted in around 30 Palestinian protesters being killed by Israeli soldiers. In…

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At 70, Israel’s population is 8.842 million, 43% of world Jewry

By Times of Israel— On the eve of Israel’s 70th Independence Day, its population stands at 8,842,000, of whom 74.5 percent are Jewish, according to figures released on Monday by the Central Bureau of Statistics. The Jewish population stands at approximately 6.589 million, while Arabs number some 1.849 million, 20.9% of the population. There are…

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Israel Planning for Direct Retaliatory Attack from Iran

By Anna Ahronheim, JPost— Israel is preparing for a crossborder attack by the Revolutionary Guard Corps, in response to a strike allegedly carried out by the Jewish state against an Iranian-operated air base in Syria that killed seven of its soldiers. Israel believes the attack will come in the form of precision- guided missiles or…

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