Where is Trump on Temple Mount crisis?

By Michael Wilner, JPost— Sending off several tweetstorms over the weekend addressing the domestic crises surrounding him, the ever-loquacious Donald Trump remained uncharacteristically silent on a brewing crisis between Israel and the Palestinians, even as deaths began to mount on both sides. A senior administration official tells The Jerusalem Post that Trump “utterly condemns” the…

World Council of Churches Sends Message of Support For Palestinian ‘Campaign For Jerusalem’

By DEBORAH DANAN, Breitbart— TEL AVIV – The World Council of Churches (WCC) officially endorsed the Palestinian “campaign for Jerusalem,” saying that Israel’s recent move installing additional security measures at the Temple Mount following a terror attack there was a “corrosive act in the midst of an already-fragile peace.” “Keeping the historical status quo and supporting equal rights…

California Imam Prays for Allah to ‘Annihilate’ Jews in Public Sermon

By JOEL B. POLLAK, Breitbart The video of Shahin’s sermon was posted to the Islamic Center of Davis’s YouTube channel on Friday (Update: the video has since been removed), and translated and excerpted by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), though portions of the sermon were delivered in English. The topic of the sermon was the ongoing controversy at the…

World Council of Churches Endorses Palestinian Protests Over Temple Mount Security Measures

By Ben Cohen, Algemeiner— The World Council of Churches (WCC) has declared its support for the Palestinian campaign against Israeli control of Jerusalem’s holy sites, describing new Israeli security measures at the Temple Mount as a “corrosive act in the midst of an already-fragile peace.” “Keeping the historical status quo and supporting equal rights for…

A politically incorrect diagnosis

By Yoram Ettinger, Israel Hayom— Political correctness suggests that the resolution of the Palestinian issue is ‎predicated on a dramatic Israeli land concession and the establishment of a ‎Palestinian state: the two-state solution.‎ Moreover, political correctness has subordinated Middle East reality and long-‎term national security to the achievement of the holy grail of peaceful ‎coexistence…