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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In Private Fundraiser, Ellison Blasted Israeli Influence Over U.S. Policy

By Steven Emerson, InvestigativeProject— U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison’s announcement earlier this month that he wants to be the Democratic National Committee’s next chairman drew quick support from several key lawmakers, including Jewish senators Chuck Schumer and Bernie Sanders. Ellison backers also have defended him against claims he may hold anti-Semitic views in addition to being…

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‘Anti-Balfour Declaration campaign amounts to political warfare’

By Shlomo Cesana, Israel Hayom— Former Foreign Ministry Director General Dore Gold and Israeli Ambassador to the U.K. Mark Regev spoke at the House of Commons in London on Tuesday at an event called “Refuting Balfour’s Detractors.” The event comes 99 years after British Foreign Secretary Lord Arthur James Balfour wrote his historic letter stating…

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Iranian General: Israel Will Fall Within 10 Years

By Israel Today— A senior Iranian army commander last week assessed that Israel would be destroyed sometime in the next 10 years as a result of further Islamic revolutions in the region. Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Reza Naqdi (pictured) told a gathering of students near Tehran that their own nation’s Islamic Revolution had succeeded in ejecting the…

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Moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem: A Great Opportunity for the New President

By Dr. Max Singer, BesaCenter— The US State Department, which has always opposed moving the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, understands very well that any peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians will leave at least western Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and part of sovereign Israel. So why will the State…

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UN General Assembly supports resolution ignoring Jewish ties to Temple Mount

By Danielle Ziri and Tovah Lazaraoff, JPost— The UN General Assembly overwhelmingly voted to support a resolution that used solely Muslim language to describe the Temple Mount. Out of the United Nation’s 193 member states, 147 voted in favor, seven voted against and eight abstained. The Jerusalem resolution was one of six resolutions condemning Israel…

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