US Orthodox more similar to evangelicals than to other Jews, study finds

By: JOSEFIN DOLSTEN, Times  of Israel— While American Jews tend to be more liberal and less religious than the general population, an analysis of Orthodox Jews in the US paints a picture of a community similar to that of white evangelical Christians, a new report said. On questions of religious belief and political views, Orthodox…

Palestinian Authority: “Jerusalem never had a Jewish Temple”

By Rachel Avraham, Jerusalem Online— As Jews around the world mourned the destruction of the First and Second Temples on Tisha B’Av, Palestinian Media Watch has exposed that the Palestinian Authority has systematically denied that such a temple ever existed. PA Deputy Minister for Jerusalem Affairs Salwa Hadib proclaimed: “Jerusalem is not only a religious…

Pro-Israel caucus in US House of Representatives aims for Jerusalem recognition

By Gil Hoffman, Jpost— Allies of Israel in the U.S. House of Representatives submitted a bill Monday that would enable Congress to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on American documents. The bill calls for moving the American embassy to Jerusalem. It would also challenge the recent Supreme Court decision that prevented Jerusalem, Israel…

Tell Obama: Jerusalem IS in Israel, and it’s our Capital!

The latest United States ruling states that only US President Obama can determine if Jerusalem is actually “in Israel”. That’s right – all US citizens that were born in Jerusalem cannot have Israel listed as their country of birth on their US passports. That includes the ‘undisputed’ parts of the city, areas Israel controlled since…