The next Middle East war

By Clifford D. May, Washington Times— Eleven years ago this month, Israel went to war with Hezbollah, Iran’s Lebanon-based Shi’a proxy militia. The fighting began when Hezbollah fired rockets at Israeli villages and missiles at Israeli armored vehicles patrolling the border. Three Israeli soldiers were killed. Two were kidnapped and taken into Lebanon. They would…

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Israel Blasts UNESCO for Latest Resolution Declaring Jerusalem “Occupied”

By Tazpit Press Service— Israel blasted UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee for calling the country an “occupying power” in Jerusalem and condemning “all legislative and administrative measures and actions” that have “altered or purport to alter the character and status of the Holy City.” “No faux ‘heritage committee’ can sever the bonds between our people and Jerusalem,”…

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Liberal American Jewish leaders demand “full representation without taxation’

By Ron Jager— In recent day’s liberal American Jewish leaders have done everything in their power to portray the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu and his ruling coalition as purposely causing significant harm to the strong alliance between diaspora Jewry and the State of Israel. These leaders have leveled accusations that Netanyahu’s actions constitute…

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Netanyahu blocks bill to prevent division of Jerusalem

By LAHAV HARKOV, Jpost— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday blocked controversial legislation that would have made it nearly impossible to divide Jerusalem. The Prime Minister’s Office said Netanyahu, who made the move ahead of a planned Ministerial Committee for Legislation vote, wanted the coalition to reach consensus on what the bill would look like…

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Nasrallah Invites the Iranian Shi’ite Legion to the Next War with Israel

By Brig.-Gen. (ret.) Dr. Shimon Shapira, JCPA— In a speech marking al-Quds Day, as established by Ayatollah Khomeini to identify with the Palestinian struggle on the last Friday of the month of Ramadan, Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah threatened that in the next war with Israel he would open the borders of Lebanon to tens of…

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Exclusive — Former Sen. Joe Lieberman ‘Optimistic’ Trump Will Move U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

By ADELLE NAZARIAN1 Jul 2017557 PARIS, France — Former vice presidential candidate and Senator Joseph Lieberman is “optimistic” that President Donald Trump will move the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. In an interview with Breitbart News from France on Friday, Lieberman said: I’m an optimist about this. And maybe irrationally optimistic in the sense…

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Spot Report: “Is our government really from God?”

Think on this: “Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.” (Romans 13:1) Pray like this: Father, we do believe you have graciously given us the government we have. Move us and help us to earnestly undergird our leaders in…

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Tolerating the intolerant: The tipping point of multiculturalism

By Linda Goudsmit, Israpundit– It is often necessary to look backward to move forward. The United States of America was founded upon the democratic principles of freedom, equality, justice, and upward mobility – the opportunity to assert power over oneself and determine one’s own destiny. “Only in America” describes the wonder of upward mobility where…

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Israel can’t afford rupture with diaspora over Western Wall

By Lahav Harkov, Greer Fay Cashman, JPost— Israel and Diaspora Jewry need to renew discussions about the egalitarian section of the Western Wall, Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein said in Moscow on Thursday. “I’m very worried by the fact that it’s been a tense week and that there is no dialogue,” he said.” I think that…

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Israel Accuses Iran of Using Star of David as Target During Ballistic Missile Test

By Barney Breen-Portnoy, Algemeiner— Israel accused Iran on Wednesday of using a Star of David as a target during a medium-range ballistic missile test last year. The Jewish state’s UN ambassador, Danny Danon, gave the Security Council what he said was new satellite imagery of a white Star of David painted on the ground next…

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