Defense minister: Israel will do what it takes to protect her citizens

By Anna Ahronheim, JPost— Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Thursday said Israel will do everything to prevent the creation of a Shi’ite corridor from Tehran to Damascus. His comments came just hours after Syria accused the Jewish state of striking an Assad regime military center, believed by analysts to produce and house chemical weapons and…

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President Trump Turns to Church and Prayer in Wake of Hurricane Harvey

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, BIN— In the wake of the recent devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, President Donald Trump has brought more religion into his politics, calling for a national day of prayer and attending church in Washington, D.C. and Texas. Though much of his voter base came from religious Christians, President Trump is not…

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Major Rabbi Predicts “Danger” From Hurricane Irma, Tells Florida Jews to Evacuate

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, BIN— With one word, Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, one of the most prominent rabbis of this generation, warned that Miami is in grave danger from Hurricane Irma and that people should evacuate. On Wednesday, a rabbi was sent as an emissary to consult with Rabbi Kanievsky, an aged Torah scholar and one…

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Sanhedrin accused of trying to ‘delegitimize’ Jews who believe in Christ

By Leo Hoffman, WND— A Messianic rabbi in Israel has issued a direct challenge to the regathered Sanhedrin, or rabbic council: “Show us you will marry a Messianic couple, and do it on video.” That’s in response to the Sanhedrin’s ruling, announced last week, outlawing the marriage inside Israel of Jewish believers in Jesus Christ.…

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North Korea says 6th nuclear test was H-bomb, ‘perfect success’

By Israel Hayom— North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sunday, which it said was a successful detonation of an advanced hydrogen bomb, in a dramatic escalation of the isolated state’s standoff with the United States and its allies. The announcement from Pyongyang came a few hours after international seismic agencies…

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Gorka: ‘Liberal elements’ of US Jewry ‘basically anti-Israeli’

By JTA— The “liberal elements” of the American Jewish community have “basically become anti-Israeli,” former White House adviser Sebastian Gorka said in a radio interview. Appearing Tuesday on the talk show of conservative host Michael Savage, Gorka also complained of a “smear campaign” by the Forward, the Jewish news site that reported on his ties…

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Friedman to ‘post’: US, Israel of ‘same mind’

By Yaakov Katz, Herb Keinon, JPost— The US and Israel are “of the same mind” when it comes to opposition to any Iranian military presence in Syria, US Ambassador David Friedman told The Jerusalem Post in an exclusive interview this week. Friedman, in his first wide-ranging interview with the Israeli media since taking up his…

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Trump Officials, Netanyahu Renew Talks on Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem

By Abra Forman, BIN— President Donald Trump’s Middle East envoys and Israeli officials renewed discussion of moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in high-level meetings last week, the Times of Israel reported Sunday. In the region for another push to restart peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, White House adviser and…

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Rainer Mahlamäki’s Requiem. Astounding Vision of the Siege of Leningrad by the Finnish Architects.

By Dr Inna Rogatchi ©. My family is related to the Second World directly and by many layers. My great-aunt had been murdered with her family in Ukraine in 1941. Both of my grandfathers were fighting, one in the army, the other one was responsible for a non-stop production of the special steel for the…

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