Can Israel’s New Proactive UN posture lead to security council seat?

By Sean Savage, JNS.org— Long panned for harboring deep anti-Israel bias, the United Nations (UN) has often been discounted by critical Israeli leaders as an organization with little hope for any success. However, after a tireless effort by the Israeli delegation to the UN, earlier this summer the Jewish state was selected for the first…

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Bravo to Israel for finally taking action against BDS

By Isi Leibler, Israel Hayom— The recent decision by the interior and public security ministers to establish a special task force aimed at expelling foreigners engaged in anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions activities is a long overdue remedial action against anti-Semites and renegade Jews who demonize and delegitimize Israel. In this context, I applaud the…

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Israel’s let-down: Putin-Erdogan hook-up with Iran

By Debkafile— The talks between Presidents Vladimir Putin and Reccep Erdogen in St. Petersburg scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 9, are causing trepidation among Israel’s policy-makers and military leaders. Their summit takes place on the sidelines of the G-20 summit, concluding nine months of hostility between the two capitals that was sparked by Turkish jets shooting…

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The discriminatory laws that do not discriminate

By Joel Golovensky, Jpost— On Thursday, the movement for Black Lives announced it would engage in BDS actions against Israel because, among other reasons, “Israel is an apartheid state with over 50 laws on the books that sanction discrimination against the Palestinian people.” It credits Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in…

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Petty Arab apartheid, Olympic-style

By Gerald Steinberg, JPost— In the bad old days in South Africa, “petty apartheid” was the term used for the daily oppression and humiliation of blacks through separate public water fountains, bathrooms, buses, cafeterias and similar facilities. This strictly enforced separation was a sign of the black population being viewed as subhuman. Since 1948, petty…

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Was Israel’s founding illegal?

By Susan Michael, ICEJ— The Palestinian Liberation Organization Charter states that “Zionism is a colonialist movement in its inception.” This claim – echoed by many throughout the Middle East and beyond – asserts that Israel was founded illegally The truth is that Israel’s founding had a firm basis in international law – and thousands of…

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Dr. Brad Young: Growth in Christian Jewish relations major Miracle

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— While many religious thinkers and leaders bemoan the enormous chasm separating Jews and Christians, few are taking theology-based actions to fix the problem. Dr. Brad Young, a Christian theologist who studied in Jerusalem and now teaches in America, is one of the few uniquely qualified thinkers to straddle…

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‘A Clinton presidency would be terrible for Israel’

By David Rosenberg, Arutz7-— Despite pledges early in the primary season to maintain neutrality in dealings with Israel and the Palestinian Authority, Donald Trump has since emphasized his pro-Israel bona fides and hinted at a major deviation from policies supported by presidents of both parties since the 1967 Six Day War, including the two-state solution,…

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Hillary Clinton’s private emails about Israel

By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, Breitbart— November will see one of the consequential elections of our lifetime. With Israel and the world enduring another cycle of terrorism, and the Jewish State’s very existence threatened by the catastrophic Iran deal, the American election has a direct bearing on Israel’s future. I’ve written in the past about the State…

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US Jewish groups dismayed by Movement for Black Lives accusing Israel of genocide

By Danielle Ziri, Jpost— Jewish American groups have expressed dismay last week after the Movement for Black Lives, a coalition of more than 50 organizations, published its platform in which it accuses Israel of genocide against the Palestinians. Beyond this accusation and the use of the word “apartheid” to describe Israel, the platform includes a…

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