UNESCO Chief: ‘Jerusalem Is the Capital of King David’

By JNS.org— UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova has rebuffed attempts by the U.N. cultural body to deny a historic Jewish connection to Jerusalem. “In the Torah, Jerusalem is the capital of King David, where Solomon built the Temple and placed the Ark of the Covenant,” Bokova said last week at the policy conference of the European…

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Does Daniel’s Vision Predict Assad’s Downfall?

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News– A Jewish text enigmatically describing the fall of the eastern tyrant Nero as presaging the rise of the Messiah may refer to Syrian leader Bashar al Assad, according to both Jewish and Arab sources. The Jewish text predicting the rise of an ‘Eastern Nero’ and his destruction is…

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Chairman of the Rogatchi Foundation is nominated as a candidate to light the Independence Day torch in Israel

(C) The Rogatchi Foundation ~ Media-Release~ The Rogatchi Foundation – www.rogatchifoundation.org – is honoured to announce that its Chairman, internationally renowned Jewish artist Michael Rogatchi has been nominated as one of the candidates to light the Independence Day Torch in Israel by senior member of the European Parliament, supported by the members of the Board…

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Activists barred from sacrificing sheep near Temple Mount

By Tamar Pileggi, Times of Israel— The High Court of Justice on Monday upheld a police decision to bar a group of Temple Mount activists from trying to reenact the ritual slaughter of a sacrificial animal near the Jerusalem holy site in preparation for the upcoming Passover holiday. The attempt by the activists and the…

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New Poll: Support Among Israeli Jews for West Bank Pullout, Establishment of Palestinian State Decreasing

By Barney Breen-Portno, Algemeiner— Support among the Israeli Jewish public for a withdrawal from the West Bank and the establishment of a Palestinian state is decreasing, a new poll published on Monday revealed. The poll — conducted by Mina Tzemach on behalf of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA) think tank — found that…

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Opinion: ‘America’s Noahide moment’

By Menachem Ben-Mordechai, Arutz 7— America is on a new path. On January 20, Donald Trump became President of the United States. Three days later, he reinstated the “Mexico City Policy,” which bars taxpayer funding of international groups that promote or perform abortions. President Trump soon after praised the March for Life in Washington, D.C.,…

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Evangelical Pastors’ Israel Trip Highlights ‘Miracle of Christian-Jewish Brotherhood’

By JNS— A delegation of 30 young evangelical pastors traveled to Israel earlier this month on their first visit to the Jewish state. Rabbi Pini Dunner, senior rabbi at California’s Young Israel of North Beverly Hills, accompanied the group in an expression of Jewish solidarity with evangelical Christians. “The overwhelming miracle of Christian-Jewish brotherhood in…

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Never before seen document penned by Nazi leader Himmler uncovered in Israel

By Joy Bernard, JPost— Germany will stand firmly by the Palestinian people in their fight against the “criminal” Balfour Declaration, was the main message conveyed in the telegram that was recently uncovered in the archives of Israel’s National Library. The rare document, which the library assesses dates back to 1943, was written by infamous SS…

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Prepare for battle: Israel, Hezbollah on the path to war

By Matt Brodsky, The Hill— Are Israel and Hezbollah headed for war? That’s the question many analysts are grappling with in the wake of recent escalations involving an Israeli strike inside Syria that targeted a weapons shipment meant for Hezbollah. It prompted Bashar Assad’s launch of three SA-5 surface-to-air missiles, triggering the first known use…

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Was Christopher Columbus a Marrano Jew? His Hebrew Writings Say Yes

By Tsivya Fox, BIN— The more historians research Christopher Columbus, the more they question the true origins of the great explorer credited for discovering America. In fact, there is growing speculation that Columbus was a Jew fleeing the Spanish Inquisition rather than an Italian hired by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella to find riches in…

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“Trump Can Go Down in History as First President to Recognize Jerusalem as Capital”

By JNI— Habayit Hayehudi (Jewish Home) Chairman Naftali Bennett called on President Trump to right a “historic wrong” and move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. “Almost 70 years ago, President Truman made history by being the first president to recognize the State of Israel,” Bennett said, , adding, “Now, President Trump can…

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