How the Media missed a mideast breakthrough

By CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER— “I honestly believe that if any Israeli parent sat down with those Palestinian kids, they’d say I want these kids to succeed.” Barack Obama, in Jerusalem, March 21 Very true. But how does the other side feel about Israeli kids? Consider that the most revered parent in Palestinian society is Mariam Farhat…

Netanyahu under pressure regarding Israel's biblical heartland

By RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu finds himself under increasing pressure both for and against adopting a recent study concluding that the Jews have a legal and historical right to resettle Judea and Samaria. Judea and Samaria are, of course, the biblical heartland of ancient Israel, a region central to the…

Artificial 'obstacle' to Mideast peace

by Nicole Brackman and Asaf Romirowsky, Philadelphia Daily News About a week ago, the freeze on construction in Israeli towns in the West Bank expired. The hiatus had been reluctantly enacted by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu earlier in the year under pressure from President Obama. Obama has been trying to persuade Netanyahu to renew the…