Ethnic cleansing–Why Bibi was quite right and dangerously wrong

By Martin Sherman, Late last Friday, the Prime Minister’s office—for no immediately obvious reason—released a video, in which Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the frequently raised demand by the Palestinians, that any future state of theirs must be devoid of Jews, as “Ethnic Cleansing”. The video produced an incandescent response from the Obama administration. Thus, U.S. State…

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End U.S. aid to Palestinian terrorists

By Dan Coats, JPOST— Palestinian Authority has honored Palestinian terrorists serving criminal sentences in Israeli prisons and rewarded the families of those “martyred” by their own violent acts. This comes as no surprise to Israelis, who have both suffered the attacks of terrorists for decades and watched as the terrorists themselves were honored with official…

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What Netanyahu means when he talks about ‘ethnic cleansing’

By Raphael Ahren, Times of Israel— By Sunday afternoon, the video in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posits that dismantling Jewish West Bank settlements in the framework of an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement is akin to “ethnic cleansing” had garnered nearly a million views, 14,000 likes, numerous condemnations from Israeli politicians and a stinging rebuke from…

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US Congressmen: “Judea and Samaria Not West Bank But Part of State of Israel”

By JNS— U.S. Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) spoke to an Israeli delegation this week about congressional support of the Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria, Israel National News reported. “I want to say to all the people of Samaria that they are beloved by the American people, and we believe that Judea and Samaria are…

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Bible Most Important School Subject

By Israel Today— Israel’s Education Minister Naftali Bennett this week stressed that the Bible and Jewish faith are the most important topics children learn in school. Bennett, himself a religious Jew, previously led a campaign to force religious Jewish schools to teach core subjects like math and science if they wanted to receive government funding.…

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How Syria is Changing Israel’s Position in the Middle East

BY Moran Stern, Atlantic Council— Despite decades of contentious relations between Israel and Syria, including three wars, Syria giving refuge to the National Liberation Movement (Fatah) combatants in the 1960s, and continued failed peace negotiations, the 57-mile border with Syria has remained Israel’s most stable for more than four decades, even after the outbreak of…

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Obama sends message to enemies that US still has Israel’s back

By Herb Keinon, JPost— Now that the long drawn outght negotiations between Israel and the United States over the 10-year military aid agreement has ended, the carping in Israel will begin. “Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could have received much more had he negotiated with US President Barack Obama before the Iran deal,” some of his…

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How Christians embracing Torah could signal ultimate redemption

By Rivkah Lambert Adler, BIN— When Christians seek to live, as best they can, according to the Torah, how should Jewish people react? And does it have any implications for the ultimate redemption? This inspiring new phenomenon is found today all over the globe. In Aqaba, Jordan, a community of approximately 70 non-Jews is striving…

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Obama Fumes as Netanyahu Schools Him on Real Peace

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the weekend uploaded another YouTube video, this time taking at the assertion (most often made by the Obama Administration) that the presence of Jews in Judea and Samaria (the so-called West Bank) is an obstacle to peace. “I am perplexed by this notion,” stated Netanyahu, “because no one would suggest that…

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Israeli victory is the only way to advance peace process

By Gregg Roman, The Hill— At his first security briefing, Avigdor Liberman, Israel’s Defense Minister, declared that Israel no longer has “the luxury of conducting drawn-out wars of attrition.” 100 days into his term, with no sign of the decades-long conflict slowing, it is clear that the time has come to apply that principle to…

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Netanyahu and Abbas to hold first official talks in 6 years in Moscow

By Herb Keinon, JPost— The Middle East diplomatic process may be moving north. Russia’s Foreign Ministry announced on Thursday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas have agreed “in principle” to meet in Moscow. The announcement by Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova at a weekly news conference culminates a week…

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