President Trump proclaims May ‘Jewish American Heritage Month’

By JPost— President Donald Trump declared May to be Jewish American Heritage Month in a press release Friday. “During Jewish American Heritage Month, we celebrate our nation’s strong American Jewish heritage, rooted in the ancient faith and traditions of the Jewish people,” Trump said. Trump mentioned that the Jewish people have left “an indelible mark…

Israeli newspaper reports Trump will recognize entire Jerusalem as Israel’s capital during trip

By Sue Surkes, Times of Israel— US President Donald Trump will reverse longstanding US policy by officially recognizing the entire city of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, but will not implement his election campaign pledge to relocate the American embassy from Tel Aviv, the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper reported Thursday. There was no confirmation of…

Israel may lose Europe in Jerusalem sovereignty battle at UNESCO

By Tovah Lazaroff, JPost— Israel fears Europe might abstain or support a resolution that would reject Israeli sovereignty over all of Jerusalem, which UNESCO’s executive board in Paris is likely to vote on at its meeting on Tuesday, diplomatic sources told The Jerusalem Post. Representatives from European nations and Arab states held consultations in Paris…

Israel Hints It Carried Out Airstrike on Damascus Airport

By Israel Today— Israel’s Minister of Intelligence Israel Katz on Thursday strongly hinted that the Jewish state had carried out a large aerial strike on Damascus International Airport earlier in the day. Various regional and international media reported massive explosions on the outskirts of Syria’s main airport early Thursday morning. Hours later, Katz told Israel…

Clash of Israel and Amalek Replays as ISIS vs. Egypt on Identical Biblical Battlefield of Rephidim

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— The violent, ongoing conflict between Egypt and the Islamic State currently raging in the Sinai is a reenactment of the Biblical confrontation between Israel and Amalek, even taking place on the same battlefield, pointed out a military analyst who has turned to the Bible to make sense of…