Father Naddaf: Beacon of Light to the Christians of Israel

by Susan Warner, Gatestone Institute— Chapter one of this story began when Father Gabriel Naddaf, a Greek Orthodox priest in Nazareth, started to speak up for the idea that it was time for Christians to embrace their homeland, Israel, and their Jewish roots. “Christian Arabs are hostages.” — Father Gabriel Naddaf. “We have a joint fate…

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Antisemitism and anti-Zionism: Same Idea, New Cloak

By Brig. Gen. (Res.) Yossi Kuperwasser, ISGAP— Comparing antisemitism and Anti-Zionism and showing that the latter is the modern form of the former may be easy if we simply use the US state department 2010 definition of antisemitism that states that “Antisemitism is a certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed as hatred toward…

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BDS activists ‘evict’ Jews from US campuses

By Yair Altman, Israel Hayom— On a recent campus tour, members of the Reservists on Duty Israel advocacy organization discovered the extent of anti-Semitism displayed by BDS activists, who posted “eviction notices” on the dormitory doors of Jewish students, demanding that they evacuate in three days or have their property thrown out. Students for Justice in…

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Our World: Is ISIS a GOP franchise?

By CAROLINE B. GLICK, JPOST— Is Islamic State opposed to gay marriage? Was anger at the US Supreme Court’s decision mandating recognition of homosexual marriage what prompted Omar Mateen to massacre fifty Americans at the gay nightclub in Orlando on Saturday night? What about gun control? Is Islamic State, to which Mateen announced his allegiance…

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New Christian Arab party seeks to change face of Israeli society

By Dror Eydar, Israel Hayom— The events in the Middle East have unleashed deep sociological and ideological processes, of which we are only seeing the beginning. It is not only political Islam in the eye of the media storm. Throughout the various Arab countries in the region, the bruised and battered Christian community is raising its…

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‘Next war with Hamas will be its last,’ senior defense source says

By YAAKOV LAPPIN, JPOST— The next was between Israel and Hamas in Gaza will be the last for the Islamist regime, a senior source in the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday, though he stressed that Israel will not be the side to initiate hostilities. Israel has no desire to control the Gaza Strip, the source…

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Post-Holocaust Legacy: Challenges and Responses

A Catalogue of Paradoxes Dr. Inna Rogatchi (C), June 2016, The Rogatchi Foundation Essay based on the presentation at The JEWISH CULTURAL HERITAGE CONFERENCE, the POLIN MUSEUM, WARSAW JUNE 8-10, 2016 Top Illustration: Inna Rogatchi (C). Our Memory. Lithuania. 2014 Written for Israel National News INTRODUCTION The legacy of Post-Holocaust is a multi-faceted phenomenon. It…

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How Anti-Semitism Became Respectable Again

By David Goldman, PJMedia— The world was anti-Semitic in 1944, when Ben Hecht wrote A Guide for the Bedevilled. The majority of educated, civilized, and rational people believed that the Jews in some fashion had brought their own problems upon themselves. Hecht began fighting anti-Semitism after an unsettling exchange with a New York hostess, who…

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