Why Would “Christ at the Checkpoint” Compare Israel to ISIS?

By: OLIVIER MELNICK, New Antisemitism— While I was recently traveling throughout Israel, I drove about 600 miles. Looking at the landscape around me, I quickly realized that we were often driving nearby the Palestinian territories and at times even through some Arab neighborhoods. It was as if someone had ripped pages from the Bible and made…

Jeb Bush: Move US Embassy to Jerusalem

By: Ahuva Balofsky, Breaking Israel News— Former Florida governor and likely presidential candidate Jeb Bush told supporters Saturday that he believes in Jerusalem as Israel’s undivided capital, and would like to see the American embassy moved there, CNN reported. Speaking in Nashville at the Tennessee GOP’s Statesmen’s Dinner, Bush answered a question regarding whether Jerusalem should remain…

Palestinians Attacked for Marching With Israelis

By: ISRAEL TODAY STAFF, Israel Today— Palestinian participants in a co-existence march with Israelis were attacked by fellow Palestinians on Thursday. The victims were taking part in the annual “Jerusalem Hug” march, the purpose of which is, according to the group’s website, “…to promote a peaceful experience, a life of freedom and joy to all…

Nato Ally To Muslims: Reconquer Jerusalem

By: WND, Prophecy News Watch— Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on his countrymen to refocus on the Ottoman goal of re-conquering Jerusalem for Islam and uniting Shia and Sunni tribes for that same mission. In a speech that got almost no coverage in the Western media, Erdogan talked about invading and reconquering Jerusalem,…

How to Defend Israel? Talk About Rights. Not Just Security

By: Jonathan S. Tobin, Commentary Magazine— Israel diplomats were reportedly shocked this week when their country’s new deputy foreign minister asked them to speak up about Israel’s rights in the conflict with the Palestinians rather than just its security needs. As the Times of Israel reports, Tzipi Hotovely raised more than a few eyebrows when she…