The Palestinians will lose Jerusalem too

By RON JAGER— Historical legend based on the “Napoleon and Tisha B’Av Myth,” tells the story that Napoleon visited a synagogue in Russia on Tisha B’Av. Noticing the lamentations and expressions of mourning of the Jews, Napoleon asked his advisors; what’s up with the Jews? Why are they weeping in public? It was explained to…

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Map: Countries that recognize Palestine as a state

By ISHAAN THAROOR, WASHINGTON POST— On the ground, a separate, viable Palestinian state is far from a reality. Israel occupies the West Bank and East Jerusalem, and it partially blockades the Gaza Strip, the territories that would comprise it. The continued expansion of Israeli settlements into the West Bank makes tackling the question of Palestinian…

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Is Israel Missing an Opportunity?

By VICTOR SHARPE, ARUTZ7— It is passing strange that Israel is pressed endlessly by friends and foes alike to negotiate a so-called peace agreement with the Palestinian Arabs, even though the self-proclaimed Palestinian Authority consists of two brutal terrorist organizations – Hamas and Fatah. Both terror entities are obliged by their charters to wipe Israel…

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How the West must respond to the rapid spread of Islam

By RABBI SHALOM LEWIS, CONGREGATION ETZ CHAYIM— Transcript of sermon given on the first day of Rosh Hashanah in Marietta, Georgia September, 2014 I thought that maybe I’d start with a rendition of Paul McCartney’s plaintive masterpiece “Yesterday”… “Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away. Now it looks as though they’re here to stay,…

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Twin terror attacks strike Israelis ‘Hit and Run’ Style; death in Jerusalem

by ARYEH SAVIR, UNITEDWITHISRAEL— The Jerusalem area was hit by the second vehicular attack in one day, as a terrorist ran his van into a group of soldiers patrolling near the al-Arub refugee camp in Gush Etzion on Wednesday night. In the morning, Hamas terrorist Ibrahim al-Akari rammed his van into pedestrians in Jerusalem Wednesday…

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Obama threatened Netanyahu with dropping UNSC veto against anti-Israel moves

By DAVE BENDER, ALGEMEINER— In a dramatic development, Israeli cabinet members are warning that US President Barack Obama threatened Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the US may opt not to oppose future hostile UN Security Council votes, unless Israel accedes to American policy demands, Israel’s NRG News reported on Sunday. “The prime minister told colleagues…

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Wish I’d said that

“Through the unique benignity of their experience in the United States, the Jewish people bear witness to the infinitely precious virtues of the traditional American system.  Surely, then we Jews have an obligation to join with the defenders of this system against those who are blind or indifferent or antagonistic to the philosophical principles, the…

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Jerusalem braces for Palestinian day of rage

By LEA SPEYER, BIN— Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party has called for a “Day of Rage” on Friday across Jerusalem. Fatah has called on Palestinians across the capital to defend the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, also known as the Temple Mount. The Palestinian news agency WAFA first reported the announcement on Thursday. “Fatah calls…

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