Greenblatt: Peace plan ‘won’t compromise on Israel’s security’

By i24NEWS and Israel Hayom Staff— U.S. Special Envoy for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt on Saturday said that the long-awaited U.S. peace plan will not be released until after the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, which concludes June 10. Speaking to Fox News, Greenblatt echoed previous statements from members of President Donald Trump’s Mideast peace team…

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A Memo to Jared

by Alex Joffe and Asaf Romirowsky, Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies— Information regarding President Trump’s “plan of the century” is vague, with Kushner and other administration sources saying only that it will require “compromises from both sides” and that in the words of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, it will “represent a significant change from…

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Postcard written by David Ben-Gurion declares: ‘The State of Israel has been born!’

By JNS and Israel Hayom— A postcard written and signed by Israel’s founding father and first prime minister David Ben-Gurion,just one day after he officially declared the State of Israel’s independence, was recently discovered. The postcard, dated on the sixth day of the Hebrew month of Iyar in the Jewish year 5748 (May 15, 1948), was…

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Israeli Rabbis Call for MKs Who Supported Gaza Disengagement to Admit Mistake

By Breaking Israel News— The leaders of the Rabbinical Congress for Peace stated this week that “a situation in which millions of Jews are being held hostage by terrorists is unacceptable.” The RCP is an organization of over 400 rabbis founded in 1993 by many of the most prominent rabbis in Israel. While government officials…

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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is about this one day

By Jonathan Tobin, Jewish News Syndicate— Much of the discussion about Israel and the Palestinians revolves around one question: Why does the conflict continue? Most of those who offer answers, especially veteran Middle East “experts” who have been advocating for and helping to promote the peace process for decades, spin a complicated tale in which…

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Senators Introduce Resolution Condemning Antisemitism

By Rom Kampeas, Forward—- A bipartisan slate of 44 U.S. senators, almost half the body, sponsored a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, the latest congressional bid to address an issue that has roiled American politics. The resolution introduced Thursday, which was observed as Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, by Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Tim Kaine, D-Va., lists…

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Israel honors those who fell in battle and at the hands of terrorists

By Israel Hayom— Israelis came to a complete standstill on Wednesday morning to observe two minutes of silence in honor of 23,646 fallen soldiers and 3,134 terror victims. Sirens blared across the country at 11 a.m., bringing traffic on roads and highways throughout Israel to a halt as pedestrians stopped in place to bow their…

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Report: Israel provided tip about possible Iranian attack on US interests in Gulf

By Jewish News Syndicate— Israel tipped the United States about a possible Iranian plan to “attack U.S. interests in the Gulf” prior to U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton warning Iran on Sunday night with “unrelenting force,” reported Israel’s Channel 13, citing senior Israeli officials. “The officials said intelligence gathered by Israel, primarily by the…

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What if the New York Times Cartoon had Depicted a Muslim, a Lesbian, an African American or a Mexican as a Dog?

By Adam Dershowitz, Gatestone Institute—- Imagine if the New York Times cartoon that depicted Israel’s Prime Minister as a dog had, instead, depicted the leader of another ethnic or gender group in a similar manner? If you think that is hard to imagine, you are absolutely right. It would be inconceivable for a Times editor…

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