Netanyahu slams ‘disgraceful’ Presbyterian divestment

By LEA SPEYER, BREAKING ISRAEL NEWS— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed the decision of the US Presbyterian Church to divest from three companies that provide supplies to the IDF and residents of Judea and Samaria. Dubbing the recent vote “disgraceful,” Netanyahu told NBC’s “Meet the Press” that “most Americans understand that Israel is a…

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Syria Asks UN to Take Action Against Israel

By ELAD BENARI, ARUTZ 7— Syria’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Faisal Mekdad, on Sunday asked the United Nations to take actions against Israel, claiming it violated the 1974 ceasefire agreement in the Golan Heights. According to Syria’s SANA news agency, Mekdad spoke with the Under-Secretary-General of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous, who is visiting…

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Messianic Jewish Leaders Oppose Presbyterian Divestment from Israel

By the International Messianic Jewish community Amid continuing efforts to pressure and marginalize the state of Israel through boycotts and economic sanctions, the Presbyterian Church (USA) General Assembly, meeting in Detroit, June 14-21, will consider proposals to pressure Israel through financial divestment. Amid reports of growing worldwide anti-Semitism, the church’s Israel/Palestine Mission Network offers “Zionism Unsettled,”…

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Presbyterians narrowly vote to divest from companies used by Israel

By FOX NEWS— The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on Friday became the most prominent religious group in the United States to endorse divestment as a protest against Israeli policies toward Palestinians, voting to sell church stock in three companies whose products Israel uses in the occupied territories. The General Assembly voted by a razor-thin margin —…

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Video: Mother of Kidnapped Teen Naftali Frenkel

Racheli Frenkel, the mother of kidnapped yeshiva student Naftali Frenkel, 16, made an impassioned plea for her son on Sunday, as well as for the lives of fellow captives Eyal Yifrah, 19, and Gilad Sha’ar, 16. “They were just boys on their way home from school,” she stated, tearfully, to reporters. Frenkel thanked the outpouring…

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ZOA says US policy on PA ‘nothing less than Kristallnacht’

BY YNET NEWS— The Zionist Organization of America issued a harshly worded condemnation of the kidnapping of the three Israeli teens Eyal Yifrach, Gil-Ad Shaer and Naftali Frenkel, and slammed the US’ policy as “nothing less than a diplomatic Kristallnacht.” In the statement, the group described Hamas, which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said is…

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Families of terrorist-abducted Israeli teens refuse to succumb to despair

By JNS— By Nitzi Yakov, Shlomi Diaz, Shlomo Cesana, Yael Barnovsky, and Ilan Gattegno, Israel Hayom/JNS.org— As the days pass following the abduction of three Jewish teenagers near Hebron, the boys’ families are refusing to succumb to despair despite the uncertainty surrounding the situation. Hamas terrorists kidnapped Gilad Shaar (16), Eyal Yifrach (19), and Naftali Frenkel…

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UN, PA Suggest Israel Made Up Abduction Story

By RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— Senior officials from both the United Nations and the Palestinian Authority on Tuesday suggested that Israel might have fabricated the story that three Jewish youths – Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Shaar and Naftali Frenkel – were abducted by Hamas terrorists last week. In remarks cited by Voice of Israel, Farhan Haq,…

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