Perception as deterrence – Israel’s new Defense Minister

By Ron Jager— For the majority of the past eight years, President Obama and State Department “experts” have been treating the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as the central generator of political upheaval ravaging the Middle East without realizing just how marginal the conflict with the Palestinian Arabs has become or understanding that as far as the Sunni…

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Cardinal Robert Sarah: United States Faces ‘Insidious War’ Against Christians

By Thomas D. Williams. BREITBART— In a scathing address at a prayer breakfast in Washington D.C. this week, a high-ranking Vatican cardinal has denounced an “insidious war” against Christians taking place in the United States under the guise of tolerance. While other countries face “merciless beheadings,” “bombings of churches” and “torching of orphanages,” in the…

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Israel set to form ‘most right-wing government in history’

By AFP, BREITBART— Jerusalem (AFP) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looked set to form the “most right-wing” government in Israeli history on Thursday, with Avigdor Lieberman, a hardliner loathed by Palestinians, expected to join as defence minister. Netanyahu’s allies were set for fresh negotiations with representatives of Lieberman’s far-right Yisrael Beitenu party to try to…

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In pro-Israel victory, Methodists recommend leaving BDS movement

By JTA, Israel National News— Just days after rejecting four resolutions calling for divestment from companies which operate in Judea and Samaria, the United Methodist Church recommended withdrawing from the anti-Israel “US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation”. In a nonbinding vote of 478-318 at its general conference in Portland, Oregon, on Tuesday, the church…

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Methodist church meeting votes down BDS resolutions

By TAMAR PILEGGI, Times of Israel— The United Methodist Church has rejected several resolutions calling for the 12-million-member Protestant church to divest from companies engaging in business with Israel over its treatment of Palestinians. Church committees over the weekend voted down four Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions resolutions brought to a vote at the church’s quadrennial…

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US Jewry distances itself from Israel

By Dr. Gabriella Berzin, Israel Hayom— The changes taking place among American Jews include a drop in support for Israel. They explain shrugging off their part in Jewish nationalism, or, we should say, Zionism, by criticizing Israel’s democratic values and its government’s policies, even lobbying against traditional U.S. government support of Israel. Movements like J Street,…

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Rejecting a Jewish President for an Evangelical One

By Tuly Weisz, Breaking Israel News— With months to go before the Presidential election, almost anything can still happen with the colorful candidates on the ticket. However, should it come down to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders against Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, American Jewry will be faced with a painful dilemma: whether to vote for…

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BDS Spreads Anti-Semitism Across U.S. Campuses

By Noah Beck, Investigative Project— Anti-Semitic incidents seem to spring up each week on college campuses throughout the United States. According to a study, “The strongest predictor of anti-Jewish hostility on campus” is the presence of a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel. The greater the BDS activity, especially involving faculty members, the…

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Bill Clinton’s Palestinian State

By JONATHAN S. TOBIN, Commentary Magazine— While campaigning in New Jersey on Friday for his wife, Bill Clinton was interrupted by a pro-Palestinian heckler. “What about Gaza?” the person yelled. What followed was an interesting exchange with the clearly exasperated former president that says more to inform the current attempts by both the Obama administration and…

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