Calling it like it is

By Stan Goodenough, Jerusalem Watchman— Yes, stand and applaud, damnable delegates to the Security Council who last night achieved your long-held goal of prohibiting Israel from building homes for Jews in the Jews’ own land. Soon you’ll be laughed to scorn. Congratulate yourselves, wretched representatives of the governments of New Zealand, Spain, France, the United Kingdom…

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Obama Has Shown His True Face to Israel

By Israel Today— With less than a month left in office, US President Barack Obama finally showed his true face toward Israel by refusing to veto an anti-Israel resolution at the UN Security Council. That was how a senior Israeli government official described Obama’s stunning departure from US policy. The resolution passed by a vote…

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Insight for Intercessors

From Our Anonymous Intercessor from Israel— With less than 24 hours before Hanukah is to begin, and after Shabbat had already begun in Israel, a wicked resolution was suddenly passed today against Israel in the United Nations. It has been 36 years since a United Nations resolution, formulated against Israeli settlements in the contested territory, was…

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Obama gives parting middle finger to Israel with anti-settlement resolution

By Aaron Klein, Breitbart— President Barack Obama set the tone for his future attitude toward Israel during his infamous June 4, 2009, speech at Cairo University, where he claimed the Palestinians suffer “daily humiliations — large and small — that come with occupation,” and referred to Palestinian terrorism as “resistance through violence and killing.” Obama…

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Obama enrages Israel on way out of the door

By Garth Kant, WND— Israeli officials are furious with President Obama for allowing the U.N. to pass a resolution Friday demanding the Jewish state “immediately and completely cease all settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem.” With the U.S. taking the extraordinary move of abstaining, the Security Council unanimously passed the resolution,…

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Trump was extremely effective at stopping Obama from getting one last shot at Israel

By Breitbart— On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” columnist Charles Krauthammer argued President-Elect Donald Trump’s opposition to the UN resolution on Israeli settlements was an “extremely effective” means of stopping President Obama from getting “one last shot” at Israel out of “personal revenge.” Krauthammer said the resolution would have done “permanent…

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Israel warned Obama over UN vote, calling on Trump for help

By Michael Wilner, JPost— The Israeli government asked President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team to intervene before a vote scheduled for Thursday at the UN Security Council condemning its settlement activity in the West Bank, just as Barack Obama planned to allow the resolution to pass. The Obama administration intended to let the resolution, spearheaded by…

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Israel Thanks Trump For Saving It From Spiteful Obama

By Israel Today— Israeli officials on Thursday thanked US President-elect Donald Trump for saving the Jewish state from one final jab from a spiteful President Barack Obama. Earlier in the day, Egypt tabled a resolution at the UN Security Council demanding Israel halt all Jewish settlement activity in the so-called West Bank, including the eastern…

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PM Netanyahu Delivers Christmas Greeting from ICEJ

PM Netanyahu Delivers Christmas Greeting from ICEJ from ICEJ on Vimeo. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paid a visit to the International Christian Embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday (December 21) to deliver his annual Christmas Greeting to the Christian world. In his traditional holiday greeting, Netanyahu stated: “To all of our Christian friends around the…

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Next Year in Jerusalem?

By James S. Robbins, U.S. News— In his March 2016 speech at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference, then-candidate Donald Trump promised that his administration would “move the U.S. embassy to the eternal capital of the Jewish people, Jerusalem.” Last week, ambassador to Israel designate David Friedman said he looks forward to working…

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Priests Partake of Leviticus Showbreads in Preparation for Third Temple

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, BIN— Last Saturday, a Shabbat reenactment of a Temple ritual took place in the holy city of Hebron, giving participants a taste of the Temple service as it was in Biblical times while taking a practical step towards preparing for the Third Temple. More than 80 participants were greeted in Hebron…

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Change is coming and change can be good

By Shoshana Bryan, Jewish Policy Center— President-elect Trump’s choice of David Friedman as Ambassador to Israel appears to be an excellent decision. It has already brought howls of protest from people invested heavily in the Oslo and subsequent accords, the “peace process” and the concept of the United States as an “evenhanded” broker between Israelis…

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