Sanders names Israel bashers to Democrat platform-drafting committee

By Mark Ellis, The Christian Post— Last week presidential candidate Bernie Sanders named several outspoken critics of Israel to the Democrat platform-drafting committee that will undoubtedly provoke a fight over U.S. policies toward the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. One Sanders appointee, Cornel West, a Princeton University philosophy professor, referred to “the Israeli massacre of innocent Palestinians, especially…

US Jewry distances itself from Israel

By Dr. Gabriella Berzin, Israel Hayom— The changes taking place among American Jews include a drop in support for Israel. They explain shrugging off their part in Jewish nationalism, or, we should say, Zionism, by criticizing Israel’s democratic values and its government’s policies, even lobbying against traditional U.S. government support of Israel. Movements like J Street,…

Trump to Israel Hayom: Israel is the US’s bastion of hope

By Boaz Bismuth, Israel Hayom— Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says that if he is elected, “we are going to protect Israel” • “We are going to make sure Israel is in very good shape forever,” Trump pledges, declaring that he will be visiting Israel “soon.” Q: As we speak, today, Israel remembers the victims…

Op-Ed: Obama redefines Palestinian terrorism; Israel will pay the price

By Stephen M. Flatow, Israel National News— When does Palestinian terrorism against Israelis not count as terrorism? When the Obama administration redefines it for political purposes. The State Department’s annual report on human rights around the world was released this past week, and it included an unprecedented denunciation of Israel. The Israeli security forces are guilty…

Do Israelis prefer Clinton or Trump in the White House?

By HERB KEINON, JPOST— Hillary Clinton would be a better US president in terms of Israel’s interests than Donald Trump, according to an Israel Democracy Institute poll of Israeli attitudes on the two leading presidential candidates released on Monday. When asked which of the two candidates would “be better from the standpoint of Israeli interests,”…

Obama Has Last Laugh as Iran Deal Lies Revealed Too Late

By Ahuva Balofsky, Breaking Israel News— Like the Biblical serpent in the Garden of Eden, the Obama administration has manipulated the American public into supporting a nuclear deal, possibly against their own best interests, a senior security advisor gloated to The New York Times. In a profile of Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategic Communications…