The Grand Canyon Between Islam and Christianity

By Charles Gardner, Israel Today— The god of Islam is most definitely not the same as the God worshipped by Christians and Jews. That is the no-nonsense conclusion of Sam Solomon’s new book, Not the Same God (Wilberforce Publications), dedicated to tackling a thorny theological issue which has left many confused and misguided. A number…

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Anti-Semitism awareness bill passes Senate

By Colleen Flaherty, InsideHigherEd— The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act, which seeks to adopt the U.S. State Department’s definition of anti-Semitism so that the Education Department may consider it in investigating reports of religiously motivated campus crimes. The State Department defines anti-Semitism as “a certain perception of Jews, which may be…

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Michael Flynn and what he means for Trump’s foreign policy

By Caroline Glick, JPost— In the U.S. and around world, people are anxiously awaiting US President-elect Donald Trump’s announcement of his choice to serve as secretary of state. There is no doubt that Trump’s choice for the position will tell us a great deal about the direction his foreign policy is likely to take. But…

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President Trump will be great for Israel

By Gary Bauer— Many Americans are wondering what a Trump presidency will mean for America’s relationship with Israel. I’d like to break through the media chatter and innuendo and offer some clarity. Throughout his campaign, Donald Trump made it clear that he supports the Israeli people and Israel’s right to exist as a safe and…

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83 percent of Israelis see Trump as pro-Israel leader but only 3 percent think he will move the embassy

By Abra Forman, BIN— An overwhelming majority of Israelis – 83 percent – believe President-elect Donald Trump will be a pro-Israel leader, found a recent poll released by the Ruderman Family Foundation on Monday, despite the fact that most do not expect him to fulfill his campaign promise of moving the American embassy from Tel…

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Anti-Semite charge bounces off Trump and sticks to Democrats

By Frank Miele, Daily Intertake— For months, Democrats have been taking shots at Donald Trump and his chief strategist, Steve Bannon, formerly the CEO of Breitbart.com, as notorious anti-Semites, people who hate Jews. This is so bizarre that it needs to be confronted publicly rather than ignored. Anti-Semite Trump has a daughter, Ivanka Trump, who…

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Most Democrats consider Israel ‘a burden’ on US, has too much influence on policy, poll claims

By Times of Israel— Most Democrats consider Israel to be a burden to the United States, according to the published findings of a poll released by the Brookings Institution on Friday. The survey found a clear majority of Americans (76%) said Israel was “a strategic asset” to the US, its authors said. At the same…

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Mr. President-Elect: Forget Jimmy Carter! Here is How Your Administration Can Advance Mideast Peace

By Marvin Hier and Abraham Cooper* Jimmy Carter is at it again. As a former President he should know better than to rain on someone else’s parade, but when it comes to the Middle East, Jimmy knows best. In a New York Times Op-ed, he urges lame duck President Barack Obama to recognize ‘Palestine’ before…

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The Real Anti-Semitism to Fear

By: Daniel Greenfield After years of studiously ignoring it, dismissing it, whitewashing it, excusing it and even justifying it, progressives have rediscovered anti-Semitism. With this amazing archeological find the intrepid Indiana Jones’ of the left dug up anti-Semitism, brushed it off and put it up on the shelf right behind Islamophobia, transphobia, racism, homophobia and…

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ZOA: More Reasons to Reject Ellison For DNC Chair

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein released the following statement: New information reveals that an article written by Congressman Keith Ellison (D-Minn), called for an optional separate country for Black Americans; his condemning Zionism; his affiliation for 10 years and defending Jew-hating, white-hating Louis Farrakhan as a role model for Black youth;…

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Will Defense Secretary Mattis help or harm Israel?

By JTA— Trump said he would nominate as defense secretary Gen. James Mattis, a pick that has already stirred controversy among right-wing pro-Israel groups, with some lamenting the choice and others praising it. “We are going to appoint ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis as our secretary of defense,” Trump said Thursday at his first post-election rally, in…

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