Palestinians fume as US plan seeks to reduce PA presence in Jerusalem

By Israel Hayom— Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ recent tirade against U.S. President Donald Trump was prompted by a stipulation in Washington’s peace plan that seeks to reduce the role the PA plays in Jerusalem, Israel Hayom learned Wednesday. Relations between Washington and Ramallah have sunk to a new low following Trump’s Dec. 6 recognition…

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The growing friendship of evangelicals and Jews

By Wesley Pruden, Washington Times— The friendship between America’s growing Christian evangelical movement and the state of Israel has been something to complain about for years, both in the United States and in Israel. The American Jewish community is more comfortable with more respectable Christians, without a lot of “Jesus stuff,” and the “Jesus stuff”…

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Palestinians Attack American Delegation in Bethlehem

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— A crowd of angry Palestinian protesters chased American diplomats out of Bethlehem on Tuesday, signifying a shift of focus in Palestinian anger, which is now directed at the United States and its president. Jerusalem, formerly the battlefield for the Muslim-Jewish conflict and directly north of Bethlehem, appears to…

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Report: Trump Prepared to Kick Palestinians Out of Washington

By Israel Today— US President Donald Trump won’t stop merely as cutting financial aid if the Palestinian Authority doesn’t change its belligerent tune, and soon. According to sources that spoke to Israel’s Channel 2 News, Trump told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Davos last week that he might soon shutter the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO)…

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Trump, Haley Attack Palestinian Authority as Obstacle to Peace

By Israel Today— While attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Thursday, US President Donald Trump again let loose on the Palestinian Authority (PA), accusing it of being the primary obstacle to peace. “That money is not going to them unless they sit down and negotiate peace, because I can tell you that…

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Palestinian Arabs prefer terrorism to peace deal, poll finds

By David Rosenberg, Israel National News— A plurality of Palestinian Arabs support terror attacks against Israelis Jews, while only about a quarter say they support negotiations to resolve the conflict, a new poll shows. According to the results of a survey released Thursday by the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, nearly 40% of…

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Poland Today: Complicity in Distorting the Truth

By Inna Rogatchi, The Rogatchi Foundation— Polish Lawmakers Championing Delusional Inquisition My mother’s family is from Krakow. Since my childhood, following my mom’s attitude to life, I read and speak Polish, and am fully aware with the Polish history, its culture and traditions. My husband’s family on his father’s side is from Poland too, and the…

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Netanyahu proposes ‘new model’ for peace

By YNetnews— Israel’s prime minister is suggesting a “new model” for peace with the Palestinians that would allow them to govern themselves but maintain Israeli control over security. Speaking at a discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday, Benjamin Netanyahu declined to endorse a “two-state solution” favored by the Palestinians and…

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We’re keeping the holy sites’ in any peace deal, Netanyahu vows

By Jacob Magid, Times of Israel— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed on Thursday that Israel would retain control over Jerusalem’s holy sites in any peace deal, while ensuring “complete religious rights for those of all faiths.” His comments came amid speculation over the content of US President Donald Trump’s peace plan. “We’re keeping the holy…

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Remembering Holocaust Survivors, If Not Now, When

By Tsivya Fox, Breaking Israel News— Approximately 200,000 Holocaust survivors live in Israel, one third of whom live in abject poverty. With International Holocaust Remembrance Day approaching this Saturday, January 27 and having in mind that an average of 40 Holocaust survivors die each day, now is the time to ensure that those who suffered…

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