Living with Anti-Semitism in America

By Ron Jager— American Jews and the Jewish organizations that represent them have demanded, in thundeing pleas, that President Trump take action and end the current tsunami of anti-Semitic attacks on the American Jewish community.  This is just and reasonable.  Expecting political leadership not to abdicate their responsibility and at best act as conflict managers…

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‘Dome of the Rock inspired by Jewish Temple’

By Mordechai Sones, Arutz 7— Archaeologist Asaf Avraham, former director of the Jerusalem Walls National Park of the Parks Authority, is a guest of the opening conference of the Knesset lobby to strengthen Jewish ties to the Temple Mount heritage. At the event Avraham is expected to expose data and evidence that suggest that the…

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Candidly speaking: Americal liberal Jewish leaders fuel antisemitism

By Isi Leibler, JPost— We try to rationalize that the anti-Zionist behavior of individual Jews does not justify antisemitic bigotry. However, the crass political exploitation of their Jewish identity by American leaders of purportedly “nonpartisan” mainstream Jewish organizations is unprecedented. Today, in what must be described as self-destruction, a substantial number of irresponsible leaders of…

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President Trump, North Korea, and Israel’s Nuclear Strategy

By Prof. Louis René Beres, BESA— It appears increasingly plausible that President Donald Trump’s first major test in strategic crisis management will come from North Korea. The spillover effects of any such test, a complex challenge that may or may not have a nuclear dimension, could rapidly involve other countries, including several powerful states in…

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Temple Mount Conflict Proves Islamic ‘Replacement Theology’ Seeks to Usurp All Religions

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— The conflict over the Temple Mount is a clear manifestation of Islamic replacement theology, a noted archaeologist told the Knesset on Wednesday. It is the site’s holy status in Judaism that is the basis of Islam’s interest, and this phenomenon has been seen throughout history, with Islam appropriating…

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US lawmakers urge Trump not to cancel anti-Semitism envoy position

BY ERIC CORTELLESSA, Times of Israel— A bipartisan group of 167 Capitol Hill lawmakers signed an open letter to US President Trump Monday urging him to appoint a special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism through the State Department. The letter called the appointment of such an official “crucial in documenting human rights abuses against…

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In Time for Jerusalem Jubilee, Knesset Strengthens State Connection To Temple Mount

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— As Jerusalem’s Jubilee celebration approaches, the Israeli parliament has, for the first time, proposed establishing a government body focused on strengthening the connection between the Jewish State and its holiest site: The Temple Mount. This move has generated anger among Palestinian politicians, who believed recent efforts by the…

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THE 100-year BETRAYAL OF iSRAEL BY THE WEST

By Ted Belman One hundred years ago the British government published the Balfour Declaration which stipulated, “His Majesty’s Government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavors to facilitate the achievement of this object, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be…

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A liberal degree in anti-Semitism on America’s campuses.

By Earl Cox, Israel Always— Anti-Semitic incidents are exploding across America, with more than 100 recent bomb threats to JCCs, overturned gravestones at Jewish cemeteries, and other troubling incidents. This “unprecedented and inconceivable escalation of anti-Semitic acts in the United States … is “chillingly reminiscent of the pogroms in Eastern Europe and … the Nazi…

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In the land where Jews feel welcome, anti-Semitism is on the rise

By Jeff Jacoby, Boston Globe— THIS WEEKEND, Jews the world over celebrate the festival of Purim, a highlight of which is the public reading of the biblical book of Esther. In 10 fast-moving chapters, it recounts the first recorded attempt at a Jewish genocide. The Persian emperor Ahasuerus (known to historians as Xerxes I) allows…

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DeVos praises US Orthodox schools as model for public education

By JTA— Education Secretary Betsy DeVos praised Orthodox Jewish schools as a model for publicly funded education. “I applaud Agudath Israel for their leadership and commitment to providing their community with access to educational options that meet the academic and religious needs of their families,” she said Wednesday after meeting with leaders of the Haredi…

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