Meet the top Jewish officials in the Trump administration

By Josefin Dolsten, JTA— American Jews are watching the beginning of Donald Trump’s presidency with both fear and hope. Many have expressed worries about some of his supporters’ ties to the so-called “alt-right” movement, whose followers traffic variously in white nationalism, anti-immigration sentiment, anti-Semitism and a disdain for “political correctness.” Those fears intensified when Trump…

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MK Glick on Attending Trump Inauguration: We Are Living in a Biblical Era

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— In an historic first, a delegation of Israeli parliament members attended an American president’s inauguration last week, signaling a decided change in both the political and spiritual relationships between Americans and Israelis, and Jews and Christians. The delegation to President Donald Trump’s inauguration last Friday, including two Likud…

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Israel’s moment of decision

By Caroline Glick, JPost– Over the past week we were given new evidence of what many assumed for years. Former president Barack Obama and his administration weren’t interested in bringing peace to the Middle East. They were interested in harming Israel. Last Friday, Makor Rishon published an interview with former Foreign Ministry director general Dore…

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Trump and the Jordanian option

By HILLEL FRISCH, YITZHAK SOKOLOFF, JPost— In his first meeting with President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is likely to stake out common ground on the issues that have most troubled American-Israeli relations during the last eight years, namely Iran, and Israel’s settlement policy in Judea and Samaria. Particularly in light of the recent Security…

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President Trump Defunds All UN Bodies Who Recognize The Palestinan Authority

By Valerie Locke, Breaking Israel News— President Donald Trump has signed an executive order halting all US funding to United Nations agencies which recognize the Palestinian Authority (PA) or Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) as a full member, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. Other international bodies and programs which recognize the Palestinians will also…

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Sanhedrin Calls on President Trump to Uphold Seven Noahide Laws

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— In an ancient and honored Jewish custom, the nascent Sanhedrin sent a letter to the new leader of the U.S., President Donald Trump, blessing him and calling on him to take the lead in restoring America and the world. The Sanhedrin also called on the new president to…

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Trump said set to halt funding for UN agencies, other groups that give PA, PLO full membership

BY ERIC CORTELLESSA, Times of Israel— President Donald Trump is reportedly preparing two executive orders that would halt US funding to the UN and other bodies that grant full membership to the Palestinian Authority and the PLO, the New York Times reported Wednesday. The orders would reduce the United States’ role in international bodies, including…

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Apartheid in Palestinian Jordan

  Hebrew Voices #34 – Apartheid in Palestinian Jordan In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Apartheid in Palestinian Jordan, Nehemia Gordon speaks with Mudar Zahran, Secretary General of the Jordanian Opposition Coalition and an orthodox Muslim who advocates for separation of mosque and state. According to Zahran, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is really a…

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Anti-Semitism Awareness Act Sparks Hysteria on Campus

By Asaf Romirowsky, Ynet News— The US Senate has unanimously passed the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act, introduced by US Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Bob Casey (D-PA). If approved by the House, the bill will give the US Department of Education the statutory tools to examine anti-Semitic incidents in the broadest and effective way possible. The…

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Jerusalem is the center of gravity

By Dr. Efraim Inbar, Breaking Israel News— Israel’s control of a united Jerusalem is challenged now more than ever. U.N. Security Council Resolution 2334, adopted on December 23, 2016, declared the Jewish Quarter, the Western Wall, and the Temple Mount occupied territory and any Jewish presence there illegal if it is without Palestinian consent. This…

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