Merkel: Anti-Semitism more widespread than we imagined

By Times of Israel Staff, Times of Israel— German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for “intensive action” against anti-Semitism on Saturday, urging vigilance particularly when dealing with young people from countries “where hatred of Israel and anti-Semitism is widespread.” “Anti-Semitism is more widespread than we imagined. And that is why we must act intensively against it,”…

Op-Ed: For many, salvation is not of the Jews but of the Palestinians

By Richard Mather, Israel National News— For Christians, Muslims, atheists and even Jews, Palestinianism offers a new kind of replacement theology in which Palestine is the True Israel and Israelis are cast out of the family of nations because of their stubborn loyalty to the land. Replacement theology or supersessionism is the teaching that the…

An Old-New Solution for an Old-New Problem

By Nathan Moskowitz, Breaking Israel News— The BDS (Boycott, Divest and Sanction) movement which masquerades as a humanitarian bulwark against the evils of “occupation” is ostensibly nothing more than the most recent incarnation of old-fashioned, hard-core, pernicious anti-Semitism. BDS has created a toxic environment for Jewish students on many campuses. Students, who show pride in their…

Father Gabriel Naddaf Denounces Palestinian Claims that Jesus Was a Palestinian

By Ahuva Balofsky, Breaking Israel News— In response to repeated statements by Palestinian Authority (PA) officials that Jesus was a Palestinian, Israeli Christian leader Father Gabriel Naddaf denounced the claims on Facebook earlier this month. “On what authority does President Abbas claim that Jesus was a Palestinian?” Naddaf wrote. “The Bible says that He was…