‘The world has not learned the lessons of the Holocaust’

By Gol Kalev, JPOST— Rabbi Israel Meir Lau is one of the more prominent consensus figures in Israel. A Holocaust survivor who lost nearly his entire family, the rabbi rose from the horrors of the Buchenwald death camp to become the chief rabbi of Israel and chairman of the Yad Vashem Council. The 38th generation…

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Israelis Vote, Rabbis Predict Trump Victory

By Israel Today— Israelis with American citizenship have finished voting, and local rabbis are predicting victory for Republican candidate Donald Trump in next week’s US presidential election. American citizens living in Israel, most of them holding dual Israeli citizenship, finished casting their absentee ballots this week, and an exit poll conducted by iVoteIsrael revealed most…

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Will Obama administration betray Israel at the UN?

By Isi Liebler, The Algemeiner— Throughout his entire presidential term of nearly eight years, President Barak Obama has insisted that he “has Israel’s back.” The reality is that Obama’s appalling foreign policy has been geared toward the creation of “daylight” between the US and Israel. To this end, Obama reneged on the long-standing bipartisan policy…

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Antisemitism in America is rising on the Right and the Left

By Adam Milstein, JPOST— For thousands of years Jews have been targeted, persecuted and hated for a range of irrational and paradoxical reasons. We have been blamed for the crucifixion and killing of Jesus, even though Jesus was a Jew. We have been hated for maintaining our distinct Jewish identity – and, when we do…

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Papyrus With Oldest-Known Hebrew Reference to Jerusalem Proves City Jewish 1,300 Years Before Birth of Islam

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— A 2,700-year-old papyrus that is the oldest known non-Biblical Hebrew reference to Jerusalem has been found, announced the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) on Wednesday. The papyrus, originally stolen by antiquities thieves, was put on display in Jerusalem on Wednesday, coinciding with the second UNESCO resolution attempting to deny…

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Evangelical terrorism

By Brian Schrauger, Jerusalem Journal-— In the early days of March 2016, Bethlehem Bible College held its fourth Christ at the Checkpoint (CatC) conference. Although attendance was lower than prior iterations (about 300), the conference’s anti-Israel agenda was more explicit than ever. Notably, however, the primary focus of the confab’s condemnation was not Israel or…

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Israel alarmed at growth of anti-Semitism in the diaspora

By ICEJ News— Several incidents of anti-Semitism have been reported around the world this week, leading to a growing sense of alarm in Israel. The incidents, in the UK, South Africa, and several countries in Europe, has prom calls for preparations to be made for a large influx of new immigrants. Reports surfaced on Wednesday…

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Israel’s 21st century Christian enemies

By Jim Fletcher— One evening in 1998, Ariel Sharon told me that Israelis don’t learn enough Bible. I knew his statement was more than pandering to a friendly audience. His claim pointed to the foundational link between Jews and Christians: Scripture. When our group heard the then-Minister of Infrastructures invoke the foundational document of Zionism,…

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Trump Writes Prayer for Western Wall

By Israel Today— US presidential candidate Donald Trump wrote a prayer asking God to bless America and had it hand-delivered to the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Trump staff members who carried the prayer to the Israeli capital told Yediot Ahronot that the Republican nominee wrote it following a recent discussion with his daughter, Ivanka, who…

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Coming up next: PA threats to sue UK for issuing Balfour Declaration

By Dr. Alex Grobman, Arutz7— Palestinian Arabs have threatened to sue the British for issuing the Balfour Declaration, but Israel was not a creation ex nihilo. These rights were upheld by the U.N. under Article 80 of the UN Charter after the U.N. replaced the League of Nations. The recent request by Palestinian Arabs for…

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Iranian-Jewish MP: Tehran knows war with Israel would be ‘suicide’

By Times of Israel— Iran’s sole Jewish parliamentarian said the Islamic Republic is not seeking war with Israel and asserted that Tehran knows that launching an attack on the Jewish state would amount to “suicide.” “Iran does not want to start a war against Israel, because they know that everyone who starts a war in…

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