PA: Palestinians to ‘never’ again negotiate directly with Israel

By Times of Israel— In a striking rejection of relentless international efforts to broker new talks, Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki said Monday that the Palestinians will “never” return to direct negotiations with Israel. Peace talks collapsed in April 2014 and since then, the situation has deteriorated, with the prospects of fresh dialogue appearing…

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Hezbollah Leader Threatens to Blow Up Israeli Chemical Facility and Kill Thousands

By Abra Forman, Breaking Israel News— Hezbollah could defeat Israel in a conflict by bombing an Israeli chemical facility in Haifa, killing thousands, said leader of the Lebanon-based terror group Hassan Nasrallah. Though Hezbollah is not actively seeking war with Israel, he said, if necessary, the group could easily devastate the country by using its…

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‘Europe’s Jews are worried – and for a good reason’

By Harold James, Reuters— The Weimer Republic’s flawed experiment in democracy in the 1920s, has become today’s paradigm for the failure of state and society. By the end of Weimar, the government seemed to have lost control — vigilantes from the political extremes claimed they were keeping the streets safe while beating up vulnerable minorities,…

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The IAF’s Achilles’ Heel

By Caroline Glick— This week Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told government ministers that he may wait for the next US president before signing a new military assistance deal with America. Israel’s current military assistance package is set to expire in 2018 and the new package is supposed to include supplemental aid to compensate Israel for…

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America, be wary of a Palestinian state!

By Yoram Ettinger— U.S. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry intend to advance recognition of an independent Palestinian state by January 20, 2017 — the end of Obama’s second term — regardless of how adversely it will affect national and homeland security. In light of this, the presidentturned down a request by…

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Should Jesus Unite Mortal Enemies?

By Tsvi Sadan, Israel Today— The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is taking a toll on Messianic Jews and Arab Christians who, in principle, are supposed to follow Jesus’ command to love one’s enemy. The tension between Messianic Jews and Evangelical Palestinians has grown ever deeper with the appearance of the Christ at the Checkpoint conferences that promote…

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Debunking Gary Burge’s Supersessionist Theology Regarding Israel

By Crystal Rudolph, Israel Today— In the ninth chapter titled “Jesus and the Early Christians” of his book, Whose Land? Whose Promises?, Prof. Gary Burge of Wheaton College argues that Jewish Israelis cannot claim that the Land of Israel belongs to them according to the Bible, because the New Testament spiritualizes the Land promise to…

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There is no Palestinian people

By Lahav Harkov, JPost— “Palestine” is a borrowed term, MK Anat Berko (Likud) said in the Knesset Wednesday, sparking an uproar. “Palestine – There isn’t even a ‘p’ in Arabic, so it’s a borrowed term that’s worth analyzing,” Berko said in a debate on the two-state solution. “But there is a Palestinian Authority next to…

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Rabbinic Group For Trump Disbands on the Eve of the New Hampshire Primary

By David Bedein, Israel Behind the News— A few months ago, Rabbi Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg launched a modest effort to galvanize Jewish support for Donald Trump. Rabbi Rosenberg maintained that his instincts were that Trump would make a strong President who would be both fair and friendly to Israel. Issuing numerous press releases under the…

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