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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The Pew Poll and The Elephant in the Room

By RABBI REUVEN SPOLTER, ARUTZ 7— Dr. Jeffrey Woolf recently published a compelling article on the recently released Pew Poll on the state of American Jewry and Judaism and its frightening results. The poll’s findings are not really that surprising, and merely confirm what everyone already knows: non-Orthodox Judaism cannot overcome the liberal values of…

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Netanyahu at UNGA: Israel will stand alone if needed in preventing Iran nuclear weapons

By MAYA SHWERDER, JPOST — A steadfast Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu made clear in a speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday that Israel would not accept a nuclear armed Iran, and would “stand alone” if necessary to achieve that aim. “Israel will not allow Iran to obtain nuclear weapons, even if we…

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