Nikki Haley blasts UN on anti-Israel bias, funding during confirmation hearing

By Fox News— South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley was on offense Wednesday during her confirmation hearing to become United Nations ambassador, blasting the U.N. for its treatment of Israel and taking a tough line against Russia. Haley, during her testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, also questioned the disproportionate funding the U.N. receives from…

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Vote to annex huge Judean city on Sunday

By Breaking Israel News— On Sunday, the Israeli government ministerial committee on legislation, chaired by Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Habayit Hayehudi), will debate a proposed bill applying Israeli civil law in the city of Ma’ale Adumim, located roughly four miles east of Jerusalem. The location of both Ma’ale Adumin and Jerusalem, at the narrow center…

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Trump team plans ‘announcement’ on Israel embassy move

By Michael Wilner, JPost— The incoming Trump administration plans to reveal whether it will proceed with relocating America’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in the coming days, incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer said on Thursday. In a press conference one day before Donald Trump’s inauguration, Spicer told journalists to “stay…

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Trump UN Envoy pick slams settlements resolution as ‘the ultimate low’

By Michael Wilner, JPost— President elect Donald Trump’s choice for ambassador to the UN vowed Wednesday a sharp pivot in US policy at the international body, questioning its bias against Israel and its inability to address the world’s most pressing crises. At her Senate confirmation hearing, Nikki Haley, who currently serves as South Carolina’s governor,…

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Does Pope and Abbas Meeting Fulfill End of Days Prophecy of Ishmael and Esau’s Alliance?

By Dr. Rivkah Lambert Adler, Breaking Israel News— This past Saturday, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met with Pope Francis in Rome, indicating that one of the surest signs of the End of Days – an alliance between Ishmael and Esau – is nearer than ever. According to a medieval Jewish Bible commentary known as…

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The Pitiable, Pathetic Paris Peace Parley

BY SHMULEY BOTEACH, JPost— Under pressure, it seems, by President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry to call a “peace” conference in the last five days of the Obama presidency that neither Israel nor the Palestinians even bothered to show up at, they quickly faced the spectacle of farce. The anti-Israel, anti-settlement declaration…

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Trump says he’ll tap ‘natural talent’ Kushner to broker Mideast peace

By Times of Israel— President-elect Donald Trump has confirmed that he intends to use his Jewish son-in-law Jared Kushner to try to broker an elusive peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. Speaking to The Times of London and Germany’s Bild just days before his inauguration, Trump “confirmed that he would appoint Jared Kushner, his…

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Foreign Ministry chief chalks up Paris conference as win for Israel

By Alexander Fulbright, Times of Israel— Irael’s new Foreign Ministry chief on Monday hailed the lackluster outcome of Sunday’s Paris peace conference as a victory for Israel, saying Israel’s decision not to show up sent a message to the international community. Director General Yuval Rotem took over as head of the Foreign Ministry at the…

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Sweeping away the refuge of lies (Isaiah 28:16-17)

By Avner Boskey, Final Frontier Ministries— Yesterday (Sunday January 15, 2017) in the early evening a rooster crowed in Paris. A small droplet of victory fell from Heaven. The “Conférence pour la Paix au Proche-Orient” (Conference for Peace in the Near East) decided not to approve its original detailed pre-conference communiqué which would have been…

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74% Republicans, 33% Democrats back Israel over Palestinians — poll

By JTA— The difference between the proportion of Republicans and Democrats who sympathize with Israel over the Palestinians is the largest it has been in surveys dating to 1978, according to a new report. While 74 percent of Republicans sympathize more with Israel than the Palestinians, the number is 33% for Democrats, according to a…

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