More members of US congress set to visit Judea and Samaria

By ANAV SILVERMAN, BREAKING ISRAEL NEWS— Since last summer, 16 US Congressmen have toured through Judea and Samaria including two recent visitors, Andy Harris (R-Maryland) and Ron DeSantis (R-Florida), who toured the region with the Yesha Council on a Yes! Israel Mission last week. The two members of the US House of Representatives and their…

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Letting go of Abbas

By CAROLINE GLICK— What makes PLO chief and Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas tick? In 2008, when Abbas rejected then prime minister Ehud Olmert’s expansive offer of Palestinian statehood, he did so for the same reason that Yassir Arafat rejected then prime minister Ehud Barak’s expansive offer of Palestinian statehood at Camp David in 2000.…

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Arabs claim Pope Will ‘Recognize Palestine’

By ARUTZ SHEVA— Palestinian Authority (PA) and Arab Christian sources are already celebrating Pope Francis’s visit to Israel starting next Sunday, saying his choice to begin the trip directly in PA-held Bethlehem is meant to “recognize Palestine” and “oppose the occupation.” “He is taking a helicopter directly from Jordan to Palestine – to Bethlehem. It’s…

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Poll says anti-Semitism is global matter

By NAFTALI BENDAVID, WALL STREET JOURNAL— About a quarter of the world’s population agrees that a number of negative statements about Jews are “probably true,” according to a poll aimed at providing a statistical underpinning to the question of how widespread anti-Semitism is globally. In the survey to be released Tuesday, which covered 101 countries…

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