Who Is Preventing Palestinians From Voting?

By Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute—- Yesterday, March 2, Israeli voters headed to the ballot boxes for the tenth time since the signing of the Oslo Accords with the Palestinians in 1993. The Palestinians, by contrast, have since had only four elections — two for the Palestinian Authority (PA) presidency and two for the Palestinian…

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Netanyahu: Personal Victory, Political Uncertainty

By Tsvi Sadan, Israel Today— As it stands now, the Likud party with Netanyahu as its leader went from 32 seats in the last election to at least 36 seats following yesterday’s vote. This is a remarkable achievement for Netanyahu, considering all the forces that were openly working against him. Talk of his alleged corruption,…

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New gallery exhibit at Liberty University displays Pat Hutchens humanizing portrayal of Holocaust victims

By Ryan Klinker, Liberty University News Service— The Liberty University Art Gallery’s latest exhibit, “The Auschwitz Album Revisited,” displays 40 paintings by the late Christian artist Pat Mercer Hutchens that capture the poignant and unforeseen final moments of life for Jewish victims at one of the Holocaust’s most notorious concentration camps. The Liberty Art Gallery…

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Israel’s Election: What Do the Iranians and Palestinians Want?

By Bassam Tawil, Gatestone Institute— The Palestinians are doing their absolute utmost to ensure that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud Party do not win in Israel’s general election on Monday, March 2. The Palestinian Authority (PA) in the West Bank, and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, seem to have endorsed the banner…

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Red Alert: To Be or Not To Be? That is my Question.

The BDS movement seeks to delegitimize Israel and remove it from the map. Its especially active on college campuses. But the lack of consistency in the ideology of the movement is exposing of their underlying antisemitism. For example, where is the criticism of Egypt’s wall separating Gaza from Egypt? The only criticism applies towards Israel’s…

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Israel Foreign Minister Slams Bernie Sanders

By Israel Today— Israeli officials typically try to stay out of American elections. But in a Democratic Party debate on Tuesday, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made such an outrageous remark that Israel Foreign Minister Israel Katz just couldn’t hold his tongue. Sanders has already stirred the pot with a string of comments that were seen…

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The massive – but reversible – defeats of Iran and Turkey

By Caroline Glick—- With our attention focused on other things – Israel’s elections, the legal fraternity’s aggressive lawfare against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, President Donald Trump’s peace plan, to name just a few – profound strategic shifts have upended the strategic balance in the Middle East. Israel’s two most formidable adversaries – Iran and Turkey…

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Islamic renewal? Western challenge!

By Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” Islamic traditionalists vs. Islamic reformers In 2020, a dramatic battle is raging between the traditional, imperialistic school of Islam, which insists on strict adherence to the Quran and Sharia (“divine laws”), on the one hand, and the modernist/reformist school of Islam, which wishes to adjust…

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Winds of change worth remembering at the polls

By Ruthie Bloom, Israel Hayom— The significance of two events that have been upstaged this week by the Hebrew media’s incessant coronavirus coverage cannot be overemphasized – particularly with the fast approach of the March 2 Knesset elections. One was the rejection of an appeal by an activist in Bahrain sentenced to three years in…

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Islamists’ Response to Peace Plan

By Bassam Tawil, Gatestone Institute— The Palestinian Authority, after rejecting US President Donald Trump’s recently unveiled plan for Mideast peace, “Peace to Prosperity,” as a “conspiracy” against Palestinians, is now trying to persuade the Israeli public that it is “still” interested in achieving peace with Israel. Earlier this month, PA President Mahmoud Abbas announced that…

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The Business of Peace: Water for Gaza, Co-Working Jobs for Jews and Palestinians

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, Times of Israel-— President Trump’s “Deal of the Century” has generated too many opinions to count. Politicians, media, and citizens argue while the United Nations has codified its Nazi-like listing of Jewish businesses to boycott. The truth about Israeli businesses is light years away from the UN’s lies and slander. Israel’s…

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Why are Democrats skipping out on AIPAC?

By  Jonathan S. Tobin, Israel Hayom— Who’s going to #SkipAIPAC? The hashtag campaign created by the anti-Zionist IfNotNow group is winning even when their demands that Democrats, and especially their presidential candidates, stay away from the annual AIPAC policy conference next month are opposed. The radical group scored an unexpected triumph when one of its…

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