Trump, Pence Voice Support for Israel Amid Gaza Rocket Attacks

BY Omri Nahmias, JPost— President Trump addressed Sunday the continuing rocket attacks by Hamas and Islamic Jihad against Israel, and tweeted words of support for the Jewish state. “Once again, Israel faces a barrage of deadly rocket attacks by terrorist groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad,” the president tweeted. “We support Israel 100% in its defense…

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Diaspora Jews View Antisemitism as Having Become Mainstream and Normalized

By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, Breaking Israel News— Almost 75 years after Hitler’s downfall, antisemitism in various parts of the world – from the US and Western Europe to South America and the Muslim world – is flourishing. On Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day (Holocaust Memorial Day), Tel Aviv University’s Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary…

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March of the Living: Auschwitz to Birkenau Walk Honors Holocaust Victims

By Jpost— More than 10,000 people from 52 countries and regions around the world , including Israel, the USA, Canada, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Panama, South Africa, France, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Hungary, Austria, and Poland are currently marching through the streets of Poland. The marchers are walking a three-kilometer path from Auschwitz to Birkenau. This…

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NY Times Comes to the Defense of the Muslim Brotherhood

By Clarion Project—- The New York Times came to the defense of the Muslim Brotherhood in the wake of the news that the Trump Administration was planning to designate the group as a terrorist organization. In a breathtakingly disingenuous article, the Times omits fact after fact in its claim the Brotherhood is a “missionary” group…

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Solos of the Tormented Souls

By Inna Rogatchi, Times of Israel—- Maestro Lotoro is an incredibly busy man. He conducts, he plays, he records. He teaches, he researches, he writes. He prepares music scores for publications, he supervises huge edition of unique and historically important musical collections. He travels non-stop meeting people and searching for unique scores. He works with…

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Now We Know What Happened: Poway’s Jews Defied Their Attacker, And He Fled

By Ari Feldman, The Forward—- Saturday was the last day of Passover — one of the four times during the yearly cycle of holidays that Jews recite Yizkor, the prayer for the dead and for martyrs. There were several dozen people in attendance for the service at the Chabad of Poway, the only Orthodox synagogue…

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Police believe shooter acted alone; rabbi says gun ‘miraculously jammed’

By AP and DEBRA KAMIN, Times of Israel— San Diego police said Sunday that the gunman who opened fire on a crowded synagogue on Passover, killing one person and wounding three others, was apparently acting alone and not part of an organized group. The suspect, 19-year-old John Earnest, has been booked into custody on one…

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Palestinians Launch Bid to Foil “Deal of the Century”

By Khaled Abu Toameh, Jerusalem Post— The Palestinian leadership will soon dispatch delegations to several countries as part of its effort to rally support for its opposition to US President Donald Trump’s upcoming plan for peace in the Middle East, also known as the “deal of the century.” Palestinian officials in Ramallah told The Jerusalem…

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Poles look to charge Germans $850 billion to mark 80 years since Nazi invasion

By Times of Israel—- A Polish lawmaker said Friday that a committee examining potential German reparations to Poland hoped to complete its report by September 1, the 80th anniversary of the Nazi invasion, and would likely demand up to $850 billion for the damage inflicted during World War II. Arkadiusz Mularczyk, who is leading a…

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New Baseline for Mideast Diplomacy

By Herb Keinon, JPost— In a twist to the “after-the-hagim ” line ubiquitous here around Passover and Rosh Hashanah, Jared Kushner – US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser – said Tuesday that the long-awaited Trump peace blueprint will be rolled out “after Ramadan.” “We were getting ready at the end of last year,…

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