The Real Netanyahu (and Trump) Dilemma

By Caroline Glick, Jpost—- The Nobel Peace Prize Committee’s decision to award the prize to the World Food Program this year assuaged the fears of elitists from New York to Paris and Berlin. The Abraham Accords, which include bilateral peace treaties between the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and most recently Sudan, and Israel have fundamentally…

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Dave Rubin: Why I’m no longer an atheist

By Erik Strandness, Patheos— Dave Rubin is one of the bright lights of the intellectual dark web. He occupies that unique niche inhabited by the likes of Jordan Peterson and Douglas Murray, where the sacred and secular rub shoulders. Tired of living in a contentious world of non-overlapping magisteria, these men seek a parley. They…

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PA: Balfour the devil has horns and fangs

By Palestinian Media Watch— Today, on the anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, the PA portrayed Arthur Balfour as a devil with horns, fangs, and large red ears. In 1917, Arthur Balfour, then British Foreign Secretary, wrote the letter stating that Britain was in favor of “the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the…

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When the Third Temple is Built, These Temple Priests Will be Ready to Serve

By Rivkah Lambert Adler, Israel 365— Along with the prophets Jeremiah, Ezekiel and Zephaniah, Rabbi Amichai Cohen of Tzfat in the Galilee is a descendant of Aaron, the first High Priest of Israel. These male descendants are known as kohanim. I hereby take your fellow Leviim from among the Israelites; they are assigned to you…

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Hundreds protest at Temple Mount against Macron, Muhammad cartoons; 3 arrested

By Times of Israel— Hundreds of people protested at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount on Friday against French President Emmanuel Macron’s vow to protect the right to caricature the Prophet Muhammad, with three arrested after scuffles with police. The protestors chanted, “with our souls and with our blood we sacrifice for our prophet, Muhammad,” and what Israel…

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Video: Anne Graham-Lotz: ‘Time to Turn to God and Thank Him’

The Jerusalem Prayer Breakfast (JPB) is a prayer movement initiated and chaired by Knesset Member Robert Ilatov, and co-chaired by U.S. Congresswoman Michele Bachmann. Each year the JPB brings together government leaders and influential Christian leaders from all walks of society for a gathering in Israel’s capital city to pray for the peace of Jerusalem.…

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Israel begins mass-producing coronavirus vaccines ahead of human trials

By Judah Ari Gross, Times of Israel— Israel has begun mass-producing a potential coronavirus vaccine ahead of its human trials and plans to distribute it to both Israelis and Palestinians if it is approved for use, officials said Monday. The Defense Ministry on Sunday announced that the first human trials of its coronavirus vaccine will…

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The Future of Arab Normalization with Israel

By Alan M. Dershowitz, Gatestone Institute— Now that the Sudan has joined the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain in normalizing relations with Israel, the future seems bright for even more Arab countries to make peace with their former enemy. The big prize, of course, would be Saudi Arabia, and already we are hearing rumors from…

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High Court hears if Netanyahu can be forced to resign as alternate PM

By Yonah Jeremy Bob, Jerusalem Post— The High Court of Justice on Tuesday heard arguments whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is on trial on several corruption counts, could be forced to resign when he swaps roles with Blue and White’s Benny Gantz in November 2021 and takes up the position of alternate prime minister.…

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Arab-Israeli politicians against peace

By Ruthie Blum, JPost— An overwhelming majority of Israeli parliamentarians, including those in the opposition, voted on Thursday to ratify the US-brokered Abraham Accords. With 80 members of 120-seat Knesset in favor of the treaty with the United Arab Emirates and 27 in absentia, the remaining 13 lawmakers were unable to block the historic peace…

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Netanyahu: Lockdown to be exited gradually, but reimposed if cases rise

By Hannah Brown, JPost— The easing of coronavirus restrictions will be less than nine stages, but will proceed at a gradual pace, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at the start of the coronavirus cabinet meeting, adding that restrictions could be reimposed should the situation begin to worsen. “When we approach the , we must first…

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Why Palestinians Will Not Accept Advice from Arabs

By Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute—- Shortly after Mahmoud Abbas was elected president of the Palestinian Authority in January 2005, Egypt’s then President Hosni Mubarak was asked what advice he would give Palestinian leaders. Mubarak, in an interview with the Al-Arabiya television network, replied: “There has to be a new thinking about the Palestinian issue.…

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The Palestinians’ Most Dangerous Enemy Is Archaeology

By Stephen M. Flatow / JNS.org A 2,000-year-old mikvah (ritual bath) was recently uncovered in the Lower Galilee. Most people probably would never have heard about the discovery if not for the dramatic photos of the entire structure being carried by truck to a nearby kibbutz for preservation. The remarkable sight of a truck-borne mikvah,…

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The political split over Israel

By Yossi Kuperwasser and Asaf Romirowsky, Jewish News Service— With the 2020 presidential elections in high gear, and following normalization between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, a deeper look at the platforms of both parties is required. It is clear that American Jews and Israelis are called upon to exhibit “moral fiber”…

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