Anti-Israel Activists to Try Divestment Again at Episcopal General Convention

By: JEFFERY WALTON, Juicy Ecumenism— Encouraged by a recent victory in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), anti-Israel activists are seeking to build support for a divestment campaign in the U.S.-based Episcopal Church. Deputies to the 78th Episcopal General Convention meeting June 25-July 3 in Salt Lake City, Utah will consider three separate resolutions on Israel and…

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Tell Obama: Jerusalem IS in Israel, and it’s our Capital!

The latest United States ruling states that only US President Obama can determine if Jerusalem is actually “in Israel”. That’s right – all US citizens that were born in Jerusalem cannot have Israel listed as their country of birth on their US passports. That includes the ‘undisputed’ parts of the city, areas Israel controlled since…

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‘ALLY’: MICHAEL OREN’S MEMOIR TO EXPOSE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION’S ABUSE OF ISRAEL

By: Joel Pollack, Breitbart— Former Israeli ambassador Michael Oren is set to release a new memoir June 23: Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide. The book tells the story of Oren’s four years (2009-13) as Israel’s representative in Washington–and reveals just how hostile the Obama administration is towards Israel. Though he argues Obama is…

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BDS: Turning America against Israel

By: RICHARD BAEHR, Israel Hayom— This past weekend, more than 50 leaders of Jewish organizations and pro-Israel groups from several countries met to plan a more systematic response to the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel. Many journalists found the most interesting aspect of the meeting the fact that Sheldon Adelson, a supporter of Republicans,…

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Born in Jerusalem? Where’s That?

By: David Rubin June, Breaking Israel News— By a 6-3 majority, the U.S. Supreme Court has invalidated a law of Congress from 2002 that would have forced the State Department to alter its long-standing policy of not listing Israel on passports as the birthplace for Jerusalem-born Americans, instead listing only “Jerusalem.” The court ruled that Congress…

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Why Would “Christ at the Checkpoint” Compare Israel to ISIS?

By: OLIVIER MELNICK, New Antisemitism— While I was recently traveling throughout Israel, I drove about 600 miles. Looking at the landscape around me, I quickly realized that we were often driving nearby the Palestinian territories and at times even through some Arab neighborhoods. It was as if someone had ripped pages from the Bible and made…

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Defense minister: Palestinian state unlikely ‘in my lifetime’

By MITCH GINSBURG, Times of Israel— Israel’s defense minister on Tuesday mirrored contentious remarks made by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the run-up to national elections in March, cautioning against the notion of a Palestinian state in the West Bank and stating that he did not foresee such a development in his lifetime. Moshe Ya’alon,…

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Op-Ed: Christianity Gone Beserk

By: STEVE APFEL, Israel National News— Christian people are not like Muslims. They have no tradition of putting themselves out for co-religionists. Under attack they’ll remember to pray for them, perhaps; but picket embassies, occupy piazzas, marshal the media into battle, take the UN by storm – never. Christendom right now is in dire straits.…

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Anti-Semitism is the Motivation for the BDS Campaign Whose Goal is to Delegitimize Israel

By: Amb. Freddy Eytan, JCPA— Israel is rightly alarmed at the escalating scale of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign. BDS constitutes a concrete threat to the future of Israel’s economic, academic, cultural, sports and political standing. BDS is not only a well-organized and structured global operation that aims to push for Israel to withdraw…

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Americans On Iran: Continue Present Negotiations But Okay For Israel To Bomb Facilities

By: JOHN ZOGBY, Forbes— Public opinion on the Iran nuclear deal provides mixed signals for the President and Congress, according to a new Zogby Analytics poll. On the deal itself, the poll asked 909 likely voters nationwide which of the statements represented their views more: Continue present negotiations between the major powers and Iran that…

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Obama Blocks Move of US Embassy to Jerusalem

By: RAPHAEL POCH, Breaking Israel News— In a move that is becoming all too typical of the U.S. President Barack Obama and his policies towards Israel the President enacted a waiver, preventing the move of the United States Embassy to Jerusalem for at least another six months. The move which goes against Congressional legislation mandating…

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