Urging recognition, Jerusalem Armenians mark 100th anniversary of genocide

By MELANIE LIDMAN, TIMES OF ISRAEL— On Thursday evening at 6:15 p.m., as barbecue smoke wafts over the entire length of Israel as Independence Day ceremonies draw to a close, church bells will peal over the Old City of Jerusalem, echoing through its ancient stone alleyways. The bells from 18 churches will ring 100 times…

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Natan Sharansky passionate about bringing persecuted Jews to a safe haven

By NOA AMOUYAL, JPOST-— One doesn’t have to be very vigilant to realize European Jews are in crisis mode. The tragic May attack at the Jewish Museum in Belgium where four people died; the grisly shooting at the Hyper Cacher market in France in January that claimed an additional four lives; and repeated incidents of…

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Anti-Israel J Street Opposes Anti-BDS Bill

By the Zionist Organization of America— The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) strongly praises Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Rob Portman (R-OH) for sponsoring the bipartisan United States-Israel Trade Enhancement Act of 2015 (S.619) and Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Juan Vargas (D-Cal) for sponsoring the United States-Israel Trade and Commercial Enhancement Act of 2015…

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Netanyahu: Independence Day a ‘Renaissance of National Culture’

By TOVA DVORIN, ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS— Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu released a special video greeting on Wednesday night, in honor of Israel’s 67th Independence Day. In the message, which was broadcast during the annual Independence Day event on Mount Herzl, Netanyahu spoke about Israel as a source of pride. “Independence Day is an occasion for…

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Commencing Memorial Day, PM says Jews have no future without Israel

By TIMES OF ISRAEL— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke Tuesday afternoon at the first official event marking Memorial Day at Jerusalem’s Yad Lebanim memorial for fallen soldiers, commencing a day of national mourning ahead of the evening siren. The event marked the opening of some 28 hours of commemorations and ceremonies nationwide to honor the…

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Time to attack Iran

By DAVID RUBIN— The recently-signed framework agreement between the P5+1 group of nations and Iran, currently being promoted by the Obama administration and its many Democratic lackeys in Congress, has greatly increased the likelihood of a massive Israeli preemptive strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities. Even though the American (and other) sanctions on Iran haven’t officially…

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Is Obama indirectly assisting Islamists to destroy America?

By EARL COX, ISRAEL ALWAYS— It’s not just a matter of interpretation. It’s a matter of understanding the game, the players and the field. Headlines have accused President Obama of making misleading statements about the framework for the nuclear deal with Iran. Even the Ayatollah Khamenei weighed in on White House distortions. Seems that by…

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Natan Sharansky speaks about the balancing act with European Jewry – protecting the ones who choose to stay, and empowering those who choose to leave

By NOA AMOUYAL, JPOST— One doesn’t have to be very vigilant to realize European Jews are in crisis mode. The tragic May attack at the Jewish Museum in Belgium where four people died; the grisly shooting at the Hyper Cacher market in France in January that claimed an additional four lives; and repeated incidents of…

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