‘US Antisemitic Incidents Jump 86% at start of 2017’

By Danielle Ziri, Jpost— Antisemitic incidents in the United States surged by 34 percent in 2016 compared to 2015, and have jumped 86 percent in the first quarter of 2017, new data released by the Anti-Defamation League on Monday showed. In its annual ‘Audit of Antisemitic Incidents’, the ADL reported that there has been a…

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Islam in the Heart of England and France

By Denis MacEoin, Gatestone Institute— The city of Birmingham in the West Midlands, the heart of England, the place where the Industrial Revolution began, the second city of the UK and the eighth-largest in Europe, today is Britain’s most dangerous city. With a large and growing Muslim population, five of its electoral wards have the…

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Israel honors the millions who perished in the Holocaust

By Yori Yalon, Noam Dvir, and Gideon Allon, Israel Hayom— As the sun begins to set this evening, ushering in Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, the atmosphere will change. Slowly, the quotidian routine will give way to reflection as businesses and leisure venues close to allow the nation to honor the memory of the 6 million…

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Video: Michael & Inna Rogatchi. For the Name and the Place. Reflections on the Holocaust:

Musical video-essay featuring MICHAEL ROGATCHI’s In the MIRROR of SHOAH series of original oil paintings and INNA ROGATCHI’s BLACK MILK & DARK STARS collection of fine art photography and collages reflecting the Holocaust in the metaphorical way. The album of the artistic couple has been completed by Inna Rogatchi in commemoration of the 60th anniversary…

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Why does America’s largest cell carrier call Israel ‘Palestine?’

By Karen McDonough/JNS.org— When Mark Rosenblatt touched down at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv April 5 and powered on his cell phone, he got the surprise of his mobile technology life. Rosenblatt received a text message from his cell phone carrier, Verizon, reading, “Welcome to Palestine.” “I did a double take,” said Rosenblatt, a…

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Russian envoy, Foreign Ministry to discuss recognition of J’lem as capital

By Herb Keinon, Jerusalem Post— Russia’s Ambassador to Israel Alexander Shein is expected to meet in the coming days with senior Foreign Ministry officials to discuss the significance of its surprise announcement earlier this month to recognize west Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state. Shein is expected to tell his interlocutors that Moscow…

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‘Israel must be ready for confrontation with Hamas this summer’

By JPost— Israel should get ready for a possible escalation with Hamas in the summer, according to Housing and Construction Minister Yoav Gallant on Sunday. “We must be prepared for a confrontation with Hamas this summer,” he said, speaking to Army Radio. A member of the security cabinet and a former IDF general, Gallant continued,…

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Magog, Meshach, Tubal, Persia and Today

By Bill Wilson, Daily Jot— A possibly significant prophetic event occurred over the weekend when voters in Turkey passed a referendum to afford the country’s president near dictatorial powers by replacing the nation’s parliamentary system with a presidential government. Associated Press reports that some 18 changes will “allow the president to appoint ministers, senior government…

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