White House welcomes Hamas-linked group, shuns Muslim reformers

By Steven Emerson, Israpundit— Hassan Shibly, director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Florida, has accused the FBI of killing two men in cold blood in separate incidents. But Obama administration officials still find him to be a suitable representative of the American Muslim community at Monday’s White House meeting on combating religious discrimination,…

US Congress votes to punish banks financing Hezbollah

BY: AFP AND TIMES OF ISRAEL STAFF, Times of Israel— The US House of Representatives voted unanimously Wednesday to impose tough new sanctions on banks that knowingly do business with the Lebanon-based Shiite movement Hezbollah. The bill targeting the Iran-backed Hezbollah, which is considered a terrorist organization by Washington and Israel, passed the Senate last…

Upcoming Conference to Study Assault on Pro-Israel Evangelicals

By Dexter Van Zile, Breaking Israel News— Evangelical Protestants are part of the backbone of American civil society. Numbering about 90 million people, these Bible-believing Christians have eclipsed mainline Protestants who comprised the Protestant establishment that ruled the roost in the United States in the decades before, during and after World War II. Many elites…