Netanyahu most popular world leader among evangelical Christians in the US

By Ahuva Balofsky, Breaking Israel News— A new Brookings Institution survey, conducted last month, shows Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is overall the third-most admired world leader among Americans. The survey, the results of which were released Friday, examined the attitude of Americans regarding Israel and the Middle East. Opinions varied significantly among different groups,…

Can Resiliency defeat Islamic Terror?

By Ron Jager— Indifference cannot under any circumstances be seen as acceptable behavior of political leaders. Even great leaders can fall prey to the seductive effect of indifference and perceive the physical existence and suffering of their own countrymen in acceptable terms. Not since the days of the second “intifada”, when all of Israel become…

The Truth About ‘Disappearing Palestine’

By: Tsvi Sadan, Israel Today— The “Palestine” maps shown in the newsroom of MSNBC on October 17 represented what the pro-Palestine crowd believes to be the “disappearing Palestine.” These maps, often seen at “free Gaza” demonstrations, are a gutter tactic aimed at manipulating the masses by fictitious visual aids. Following protests, MSNBC reluctantly apologized by saying…

Op-Ed: Israel’s Enemies sign the Death Sentence of the Last Christians

By: Giulio Meotti, Israel National News— The State of Israel and its citizens are fighting for their own right to life everywhere, in Jerusalem as in Judea and Samaria. Muslim terrorists are slaying Jews in their own cars, streets and houses. But the “free world” pays no attention to Jewish blood spilled with impunity. Another…

Truth Not a Requirement at Methodist Church’s Upcoming Anti-Israel Conference

By: Dexter Van Zile, Breaking Israel News— During the weekend between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, a Methodist church in Lexington, Mass., will host a gathering of well-known anti-Israel commentators including Ilan Pappé, Noam Chomsky, and Stephen Walt. The event is organized by an Arlington, Mass.-based group called the Society for Biblical Studies. The organization…

The mindset of progressive Jews and the ‘Israeli problem’

By Abraham H. Miller/JNS.org In the sweltering heat of a Chicago summer, my friend marched outside the South African consulate, protesting apartheid. Years earlier, she had protested Jim Crow in front of a Woolworths store in Chicago, failing to comprehend that her beloved big government—not Woolworths—prevented blacks from sitting at lunch counters on the other…

The Palestinians No One Talks About

By: KHALED ABU TOAMEH, Gatestone Institute— The international community seems to have forgotten that Palestinians live not only in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, but also in a number of Arab countries, especially Syria, Jordan and Lebanon. Western journalists covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict regularly focus on the “plight” of Palestinians who are affected by…