Sanhedrin calls Obama to trial on Mount Zion

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, BIN— A re-established and self declared Israeli Sanhedrin is calling US President Barack Obama to trial for what it says are “criminal offenses” against the Jewish people following the passage of the Iran nuclear deal. The modern day Jewish high court, made up of 71 Judaic scholars and rabbis, plan to…

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American evangelicals among Israel’s staunchest supporters

By Ahuva Balofsky, JPost— American evangelicals are among Israel’s staunchest supporters, a new survey by LifeWay Research shows. Most believe God has plans for the people of Israel, and many American preachers tell their congregants that Christians have an obligation to support the Jewish state. The Nashville-based research group conducted its study on American attitudes…

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Pro-Israel caucus in US House of Representatives aims for Jerusalem recognition

By Gil Hoffman, Jpost— Allies of Israel in the U.S. House of Representatives submitted a bill Monday that would enable Congress to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on American documents. The bill calls for moving the American embassy to Jerusalem. It would also challenge the recent Supreme Court decision that prevented Jerusalem, Israel…

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The Deal Wasn’t About Iran’s Nukes

By Abe Greenwald, Commentary Magazine— If you think the United States just struck a poor nuclear deal with Iran, you’re right; but if that’s your key takeaway, you’re missing the point. Iran’s nuclear program was last on the list of the Obama administration’s priorities in talking to Tehran. The administration readily caved on Iran’s nukes…

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As Chuck Schumer Goes, So Goes the Iran Deal

By Adam Chandler, The Atlantic-— According to Bob Dole, either the “shortest distance” or the “most dangerous place” in Washington, D.C. “is between Chuck Schumer and a television camera.” The senior senator from New York and minority-leader-in-waiting has such a penchant for bombast that it seems noteworthy when he says something understated. His statement on…

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Israeli ambassador: The four major problems with the Iran deal

By Ron Dermer, Washington Post— Ron Dermer is Israel’s ambassador to the United States. Israel has long been concerned that the “P5+1” powers would negotiate a bad deal with Iran. But the deal announced today in Vienna is breathtaking in its concessions to an Iranian regime that is the foremost sponsor of terror in the…

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Countering Obama, Israel says it offered alternative to Iran deal

By Raphael Ahren, Times of Israel— Israel forcefully rejected Thursday US President Barack Obama’s assertion that critics of the nuclear agreement with Iran have failed to present better options, arguing that a good deal is still possible if the international community, led by Washington, maintains the sanctions regime on Tehran. “We have consistently laid out…

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