Puncturing the big lie of Palestinian identity

By Melanie Phillips, Israel Hayom— Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas recently claimed that the Palestinians were the descendants of the Canaanites. “This land is for its people, its residents and the Canaanites who were here 5,000 years ago – and we are the Canaanites!” he declared, vowing that every Israeli stone and house “built on…

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Netanyahu says he will extend ‘Jewish sovereignty’ to all West Bank settlements

By Michael Bachner, Times of Israel— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday vowed to extend “Jewish sovereignty” to all settlements in the West Bank — a move tantamount to annexation — seeking to shore up right-wing support some two weeks ahead of the September 17 Knesset elections. Speaking to elementary school students in the settlement…

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Elizabeth Pipko to ‘Post’ Jewish Democrats are Walking Away from Party

By Hannah Gal, Jerusalem Post—- American Jews are turning their backs on the Democratic Party, claims Exodus Movement founder Elizabeth Pipko. Speaking with The Jerusalem Post, the New York-born author, former athlete and model, 24, said that she feels many life-long Democratic Party voters are questioning their loyalty to the party and joining what she…

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FM warns Nasrallah will be remembered as ‘destroyer of Lebanon’ if he attacks

By Times of Israel— Foreign Minister Israel Katz on Sunday morning issued a tacit threat that Israel would be forced to wreak destruction in Lebanon if the Hezbollah terror group goes through with its stated plan to attack the Jewish state in retaliation for an alleged Israeli drone strike last week on its Beirut stronghold.…

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Facing tensions on multiple fronts, is Israel on the verge of an all-out war?

By Israel Kasnett, JNS— The big news in Israel is not that Iran attempted to send kamikaze drones into Israeli territory last week or that Israel targeted that terrorist cell in Syria; these are not completely out of the ordinary or even unexpected. Rather, what was quite the unusual occurrence took place in central Israel…

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Evangelical Leader: We Won’t Let Rashida Tlaib Whitewash Palestinian Persecution of Christians in Bethlehem

By Breaking Israel News— Evangelical UN Special Envoy to the World Council of Independent Christian Churches representing 44 million congregants and award-winning Christian TV Show Host Laurie Cardoza-Moore has called upon Christians to protest Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib’s attempts to deny Jesus’ identity and ignore the persecution of Christians in Bethlehem. A recent tweet…

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As US-Iran tensions escalate, American Jews are warned they could be targeted

By Ron Kampeas, Times of Israel— In 1992, Israel killed Abbas al-Musawi, a founder of the Hezbollah terrorist group in Lebanon, in a dramatic helicopter attack. Iran, Hezbollah’s primary funder, threatened to retaliate – talk that was somewhat expected for a country that routinely calls for the destruction of Israel. But two years later, a…

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Saudi Arabia jolts Jordan to negotiate with Israel on Trump plan

By David Singer, JWire— Abdul Hameed Al-Ghabin – “a Saudi writer and a political and tribal figure”– has challenged Jordan to negotiate with Israel on President Trump’s “deal of the century”– or risk losing control of the Islamic holy sites in Jerusalem currently vested in Jordan under the 1994 Israel-Jordan Peace Treaty and the Washington…

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Report: Beirut strike will delay Hezbollah missile program by at least a year

By Judah Ari Gross, Times of Israel— The target of a drone attack on a Hezbollah facility in Beirut early Sunday that has been attributed to Israel was an expensive and rare industrial mixing machine used in the creation of solid fuel, and the raid set back the terror group’s plans to develop long-range precision…

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Danny Danon Pens Open Letter to UN Condemning Recent Terror Attacks

By Jpost— Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, sent an open letter to the UN Under-Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict, Virginia Gamba, requesting the UN report on the terrorist attack near the Dolev settlement, on Tuesday. In his appeal, Danon wrote about the explosion that led to the murder of 17-year-old Rina…

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Trump Says He’s King of the Jews. The Bible Says Otherwise.

By Candida Moss, The Daily Beast— In the early hours of Aug. 21, President Trump approvingly tweeted the words of Christian convert and radio host Wayne Allyn Root. The tweet compared Trump to “the King of Israel” and described him as being akin to “the second coming of God.” It went on to criticize “American…

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Palestinian terrorists murder Jewish teenager. Rashida Tlaib rushes to blame ‘Israeli occupation.’

By Chris Enloe, The Blaze— Controversial Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) suggested Friday that “Israeli occupation” was to blame after Palestinian terrorists murdered a 17-year-old Jewish girl hiking with her family in the West Bank. The girl, Rina Shnerb, was killed when an improvised explosive devise denoted at a popular tourist site outside the West Bank…

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