Remembering the Holocaust in S. Ukraine

By SHELLEY NEESE— While intense anti-government rallies spread throughout Ukraine, the Jewish community of Dnepropetrovsk refused to let the country’s unrest cloud their recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On 27 January—while President Yanukovych battled with opposition leaders and protestors fortified their barricades—a group of 300 people gathered at the Memory of the Jewish People…

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Why the Palestinians Refuse to Recognize Israel as a Jewish State

By ALI SALIM, GATESTONE— The world watches while the Palestinian Authority is actively promoting a campaign for an academic boycott and economic sanctions to be imposed on Israel, evidently backed by veiled threats from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. First, every Muslim knows that the Jews in Israel are the descendants of the ancient…

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Video: John Kerry Solutions Inc. Israel Tour, February 2014

An Israeli satire group has posted a video to YouTube skewering US Secretary of State John Kerry for proposing purportedly “new” ideas to solve the Middle East conflict, while in fact the diplomat’s plan is made up of rehashed and failed concepts. One telling point in the video has the actor playing Kerry looking out…

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A crime against history and religion

By VICTOR SHARPE, CANADA FREE PRESS— Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Germany’s Minister of Propaganda infamously said: “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.” He told lies about the hapless Jews and millions of Germans and other Europeans believed them and willingly participated in the Holocaust.…

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Trying to scare us

By CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— Finance Minister Yair Lapid delivered a scary speech on Wednesday. At the Institute of National Security Studies conference, Lapid warned that if we don’t accept US Secretary of State John Kerry’s framework for negotiations, the Europeans are going to take away our money. Lapid claimed that Israel’s economic future is dependent…

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Despite decades of enmity, Israel quietly aids Syrian civilians

By ISABEL KERSHNER, NY TIMES— Two brothers, ages 10 and 8, were playing marbles outside their home in a town in Syria when a rocket decapitated the older one and critically wounded his sibling. Having rushed the surviving child to a local hospital, the mother recalled, medics told her: “If you want to save your…

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Spot Report: Will there be safe houses for Jews in the future?

Think on this: “For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent, for Jerusalem’s sake I will not remain quiet, till her vindication shines out like the dawn, her salvation like a blazing torch.”…”I have posted watchmen on your walls, Jerusalem; they will never be silent day or night. You who call on Yahweh, give yourselves…

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Poll: Most Americans think Obama not doing enough to stop Iran

By LAHAV HARKOV, JPOST— The American public overwhelmingly supports Israel in most issues, but opposes US President Barack Obama’s positions on related matters, according to a poll commissioned by the Zionist Organization of America released Tuesday. “President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry should heed these results,” ZOA National President Morton A. Klein said. “They…

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