Immigration: Is the ‘melting pot’ separating?

By Earl Cox, JPost—- Many reading this article will recall being taught to understand America as a “melting pot” – a blending of cultures, faiths, hopes and aspirations which, when fully combined, resulted in a delicious American pie where the sum total was more desirable than its individual parts. This was during a time when…

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The ‘both sides are to blame’ fallacy

By Moshe Phillips, Israel National News— The “both sides are to blame” line is often heard in contemporary policy debates. Israelis and Palestinian Arabs are both to blame for the absence of peace, argue the pundits and politicians. When there’s a terrorist attack on Israeli “settlers,” journalists say both sides are to blame because the…

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Poland and Israel’s loss of diplomatic wisdom

By Caroline Glick— Next Thursday is supposed to mark another diplomatic triumph for Israeli diplomacy. On January 23, the Fifth World Holocaust Forum will convene at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz death camp. According to Yad Vashem and the World Holocaust…

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United Hatzalah’s Emergency Room Assistance Program Expands to Rabin Medical Center

By Raphael Poch— On Monday, United Hatzalah and Rabin Medical Center in Petach Tikvah announced a partnership that will see the two entities work together to cut down the waiting time and the overload of patient intake in the medical center’s emergency room (E.R.). The partnership will see United Hatzalah EMTs volunteer for shifts assisting…

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Why Some Palestinians Love Soleimani

By Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute— Why are Iran’s Palestinian proxies, Hamas and Islamic Jihad, disturbed about the death of Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s Quds Force, who was killed in a US airstrike on January 3, 2020? The two Iranian-backed groups in the Gaza Strip were quick to mourn the “martyr”…

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Israel: Iran to Go Full Nuclear by December

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— IDF intelligence reported that Iran will have enough uranium for a nuclear warhead by the end of year but President Trump is leading a multinational effort to prevent this from happening. An article published in Haaretz on Tuesday reported that Israeli military intelligence estimated that by the end…

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South Dakota Governor Signs Executive Order Banning Boycotts of Israel

By JNS— South Dakota became the 28th state to enact a measure to combat boycotts of Israel as Republican Gov. Kristi Noem signed an executive order on Tuesday prohibiting state offices from doing business with companies that boycott Israel. “Israel is one of our nation’s closest allies, and their success is critical to American national…

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Donald Trump and the Mythmakers

By Caroline Glick, JPost— For the past 40-odd years, two narratives have guided American Middle East policy. Both were invented by the Carter administration. One relates to Iran. One relates to Israel. Both narratives reject reality as the basis for foreign policy decision-making in favor of delusion. Over the past two months, President Donald Trump…

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Iran won’t hand over black boxes from Ukraine airliner that crashed, killing 176

By Times of Israel— Iran is refusing to hand over for analysis the black boxes from a Ukrainian airliner that crashed near Tehran to the plane’s manufacturer Boeing, Iranian media said Wednesday. The crash, whose cause is still unclear, came shortly after an Iranian missile barrage on US forces in Iraq. “We will not give…

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Gen. Petraeus on Qasem Soleimani’s killing: ‘It’s impossible to overstate the significance’

By The World— The United States is sending nearly 3,000 additional troops to the Middle East from the 82nd Airborne Division as a precaution amid rising threats to American forces in the region, the Pentagon said on Friday. Iran promised vengeance after a US airstrike in Baghdad on Friday killed Qasem Soleimani, Tehran’s most prominent…

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Don’t Confuse Me With Facts. It’s Always About the “Occupation”

By Asaf Romirowsky, Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies— Like clockwork, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent observation that “the establishment of Israeli civilian settlements in the West Bank is not, per se, inconsistent with international law” was immediately denounced by the Jewish Left. The head of the Reform movement in North America, Rabbi Rick Jacobs,…

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Antisemitism: The Ultimate Marker of Cultural Derangement

By Melanie Phillips— The attacks against Jews in New York and London during the past week have left people deeply shocked. The stabbing rampage against Hanukkah celebrants in Monsey, N.Y., following a deadly attack on a kosher supermarket in New Jersey in which two Chassidic Jews were shot and killed, has produced much anguished discussion…

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