Why does the Left hate Israel?

By Joseph Farah, World Net Daily— Someone asked Joshua Muravchik, the distinguished scholar of international studies at Johns Hopkins University, why the left, which once embraced Israel, now detests the Jewish state. He explained, “Leftists/liberals/progressives believe that the great moral drama of our era is ‘the rest against the West’ or the ‘people of color’…

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Hillary’s loss accelerates the Democrats turn against Israel

By Seth Mandel, NY Post— Israel’s supporters were hoping Hillary Clinton could forestall the Democratic Party’s seemingly inevitable turn against the Jewish state. Clinton’s loss last week means we’re officially après Hillary — and must prepare for the flood. This could be the last US presidential election that Israelis don’t have to watch with existential…

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‘Unprecedented’ Spate of Antisemitic Vandalism Across US Colleges in Wake of Presidential Election Leaves Jewish Students Feeling Vulnerable, Campus Groups Say

By Lea Speyer, Algemeiner— Jewish students are feeling particularly vulnerable in the aftermath of the US presidential election, the result of which has sparked an unprecedented number of antisemitic incidents at universities across the country, campus groups told The Algemeiner on Wednesday. Referring to the more than a dozen acts of vandalism, mainly involving the…

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Danny Danon to UN forum: ‘See you in court, BDS’

By Danielle Ziri, JPost— Hundreds of people gathered at United Nations headquarters on Wednesday night to attend a forum held by the Israeli Mission to the UN to discuss the legal fight against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. Ambassador Danny Danon hosted the event in his capacity as the chairman of the UN Sixth…

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President Trump Could (and Might Actually) Unilaterally Recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel

by Julian Ku, Opinio Juris— As we all continue to digest the stunning election results from last week, I continue to focus on ways in which a President Trump could use his substantial powers over foreign affairs in unique and unprecedented ways. Withdrawing from trade agreements could be a major theme of his administration. Somewhat…

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Israel in the Trump era

By Caroline Glick— What can we expect from President-elect Donald Trump’s administration? The positions that Trump struck during the presidential campaign were sometimes inconsistent and even contradictory. So it is impossible to forecast precisely what he will do once in office. But not everything is shrouded in mystery. Indeed, some important characteristics of his administration…

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Netanyahu: Looking forward with Trump on twin interests

By Deborah Danan, Breitbart— “I, for one, find great encouragement in the fact that there’s this continuity of friendship,” Netanyahu said. In a satellite address to the Jewish Federations of North America’s annual General Assembly in Washington on Tuesday, Netanyahu urged President Barack Obama to continue America’s “longstanding policy” of supporting direct negotiations between Israel…

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The Growing Gap between Israel and American Jews

By Moment— Ties between American Jews and Israel, while still strong, are fraying. With the help of rabbis and scholars, historians and journalists, diplomats and activists, Moment explores the forces pulling the Jewish state and the American Jewish community apart—and holding them together. Dov Waxman The age of unquestioning support for Israel from American Jews…

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Meet the Jews in Donald Trump’s inner circle

By Josefin Dolstein, Times of Israel— A — President-elect Donald Trump has a complicated history with Jews. On the one hand, his daughter Ivanka converted to Orthodox Judaism before marrying Jared Kushner, and he’s spoken fondly about having Jewish grandchildren.   On the other, some of Trump’s supporters have links to the anti-Semitic far right…

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Spot Report: “The election is over — God has spoken!”

Think on this: “There is no authority except that which is established by God.”… ” I urge, then first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone — for kings (presidents) and all those in authority, that we may live quiet and peaceful lives in all godliness and holiness. This is…

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PA threatens to make US ‘miserable’ if embassy moved to Jerusalem

By Dov Lieber, Times of Israel— The Palestinian envoy to the United Nations threatened to exact revenge on the US at the world body should President-elect Donald Trump make good on his promise to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Boasting that the Palestinians have a variety of tools at their disposal…

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Sanhedrin asks Putin and Trump to build a Third Temple in Jerusalem

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— The Nascent Sanhedrin is calling on Russian President Vladmir Putin and US president-elect Donald Trump to join forces and fulfill their Biblically-mandated roles by rebuilding the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem. Rabbi Hillel Weiss, spokesman for the Sanhedrin, contacted Breaking Israel News to announce that the election of Trump,…

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New poll shows 90% of pro-Israel evangelicals support Trump

By Breaking Israel News— A poll by Israel365 has found that pro-Israel Evangelical Christian voters are maintaining their strong support for presidential candidate Donald Trump during the contentious US election. In an email survey sent to 150,000 Israel365 daily newsletter subscribers, Israel365 asked readers which candidate he or she felt was better for Israel: Republican…

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