Gaza ‘mega tunnel’ uncovered near border kibbutz

By ISRAEL HAYOM— A 2½-kilometer (1½-mile) tunnel running from the Gaza Strip under the border and ending up near the Israeli border kibbutz Ein Hashlosha was uncovered last Thursday, it was released for publication on Sunday. IDF units uncovered the massive tunnel last Thursday, and according to defense officials quoted on Army Radio, it was…

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Palestinian aid money ‘disappears’

By ISRAEL TODAY— Over the past four years, the Palestinian Authority has managed to “lose” well nearly $3 billion in financial aid from Europe, according to a report by the European Court of Auditors that was leaked to Britain’s Sunday Times. The news comes just days after Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas publicly blamed Israel for…

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Israeli Christians Declare Affinity for Jewish State

By AHUVA BLAOFSKY, BREAKING ISRAEL NEWS — At a recent conference in Jerusalem, leading Israeli Christians gathered to set themselves apart from their Muslim counterparts and declare their affinity for the Jewish state in which they reside.  At the conference, entitled “Israeli Christians: Breaking Free? The advent of an independent Christian voice in Israel,” representatives…

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Obama’s forced apology embarrasses America, himself and Israel

By CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— During his visit to Israel in March, US President Barack Obama compelled Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to apologize to his Turkish counterpart for the actions of IDF Naval Commandos aboard the Mavi Marmara terror ship in May 2010. The Mavi Marmara was sent by the IHH, a Turkish- government supported, al-Qaida-aligned…

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US renews nuclear overtures to Iran

By AFP— A top US official on Wednesday stepped up overtures to Iran to prove that it wants a nuclear proliferation deal with the West. “We should be cautious but cognizant of potentially historic opportunities,” Rose Gottemoeller, US assistant secretary of state for arms control told a UN disarmament committee. “We must continue to push…

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Demonizing Israel More Important Than Defending Persecuted Christians?

By MICHAEL CURTIS, AMERICAN THINKER— It continues to be a source of amazement that the mainstream Christian churches in the West and in the Middle East pay so little, if any, attention to the plight of Christians and the destruction of their churches in Arab and Muslim countries.  Rather, they prefer to focus on the…

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Kerry’s peace process exploding

By DAVID HORNIK, FRONTPAGEMAG— On Saturday night a Palestinian terrorist snuck into the Israeli community of Psagot, north of Jerusalem and near Ramallah, and either shot or stabbed a nine-year-old girl, Noam Glick. Noam was rushed to hospital in Jerusalem and, fortunately, is in stable condition. The terrorist, however, melted back into the Palestinian population…

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Back to the Future – European Anti-Semitism vs American Assimilation

By RON JAGER— It was last week during Succoth, that we read and heard that timeless  quote  from Kohelet, “Nothing new under the sun.” A resolution that calls male ritual circumcision a “violation of the physical integrity of children” was passed overwhelmingly by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, a pan-European intergovernmental organization.…

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Tackling leftist anti-Semitism

By RAFAEL CASTRO, YNET  — Most Jews are baffled by the reaction of leftist commentators to events in the Middle East. There is relatively little outcry when Syrians butcher Syrians, no outcry when Iraqis murder Iraqis, whereas any Palestinian finger grazed by an Israeli bullet invites immediate outbursts of wholehearted indignation. The cognitive dissonance of…

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