Trump gets it right on Jerusalem

By Jason Greenblatt, CNN— It seems to be a regular feature of the U.S presidential election cycle: Candidates from both parties solemnly pledge to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, only to sidestep the issue upon taking office. Shouldn’t the selection of a capital city rest solely with the people of the country who reside there? Donald…

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Op-Ed: Brexit restored sovereignty to the UK – now it must be Israel’s turn.

By Victor Sharpe, Israel National News— Sovereignty refers to the defined right of nations, the ‘ownership’ of their territories and national interests. A nation is referred to as ‘sovereign’ in terms of its independent identity and rights. Sovereign rights are exercised within national territories. A nation has the legal right to insist on its sovereign…

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Zionist Evangelicals Release Film Revealing “Truth Behind BDS”

By Tazpit Press Service, Breaking Israel News— The Christian Zionist organization Proclaiming Justice to the Nations (PJTN) is responding to recent efforts by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel toward making inroads within the Evangelical Christian community. Last week, the organization screened its film, “Hating Israel: In Search of the Truth Behind…

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Thanks in no small part to Russia, Hezbollah is now a full-fledged army

By Avi Issacharoff, Times of Israel— Pictures being published from time to time by Hezbollah tell a great deal about its role in the fighting in Syria. In some of the pictures Hezbollah fighters can be seen leaning against Russian tanks, and the truth is that since Russia began its open military activities in Syria,…

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After Brexit: What should Israel do?

By MANFRED GERSTENFELD, JPOST— It will remain unclear for quite some time what the main consequences of Brexit will be for Europe, Great Britain and the world at large. The changes will include political, economic and social issues. One example: various parties in a number of European Union member states are enhancing their efforts to establish…

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Brexit: So is it ‘good for the Jews’?

By Abraham Cooper, Harold Brackman, JPOST— As a shocked world reacted to England’s unexpected exit from the European Union, Palestinian President Abbas delivered a speech to the European Parliament. Abbas, now in the 11th year of his four-year term, accused Israel of becoming a fascist country. Then he updated a vicious medieval anti-Semitic canard by…

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‘In future war, Israel will be hit with biggest rocket salvos seen yet’

By YAAKOV LAPPIN, JPOST— In any future war, Israel will be hit with the largest rocket salvos seen in its history – that was the stark warning issued by Brig.-Gen. Zvika Haimovich, commander of air defenses in the Israel Air Force on Monday. Speaking at the Israel Air Missile Defense Conference at Rishon Lezion, which was…

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Presbyterian Church USA “Curses” Israel With Pro-BDS, Anti-Settlement Resolutions

By JNS, Breaking Israel News— Presbyterian Church USA passed a series of resolutions at its general assembly in support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, while calling on Israel to leave the disputed territories. Among the measures passed by the Presbyterian Church includes the approval of a report, in a 429-129…

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Natan Sharansky: There is no future for Jews in France

By JTA, Times of Israel— PARIS — Arab immigration to France and deep-seated anti-Semitism in that country mean French Jews have no future there, the head of the Jewish Agency for Israel said. Natan Sharansky made this declaration on Monday in the French capital, where he was attending a Jewish Agency Board of Governors meeting,…

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