Pope Francis says he wants to visit Israel in near future

By TIMES OF ISRAEL— Newly installed Pope Francis accepted an invitation from President Shimon Peres to visit Israel, as the two leaders held their first meeting on Tuesday. The pope accepted the offer ”with willingness and joy,” a Vatican spokesman told reporters. No date has been set for the trip, which would be the second…

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Video: The Israeli Palestinian Conflict's top ten myths

The Israeli Palestinian conflict is an often misunderstood political battleground where facts are mixed with opinion, preference, and prejudice. There’s so much confusion around the conflict that we want to bring light to what is truth and what is myth. What issues are actually standing in the way of bringing peace between the Israelis and…

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Jewish Jihadist shows his colors

By KEN KLUKOWSKI– BREITBART– “Today, we face incredibly well-funded gangs of fundamentalist Christian monsters who terrorize their fellow Americans by forcing their weaponized and twisted version of Christianity upon their helpless subordinates in our nation’s armed forces.” Those words were recently written by Mikey Weinstein, founder of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), in a…

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U.S. delivers strong warning to Israel

By AARON KLEIN, WND— According to informed Middle Eastern security officials, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivered a strongly worded message to Israel – do not attack Iran. The officials told WND that Hagel informed the Israeli government the Obama administration will not accept any unilateral Israeli attack against Iran and that Israel must not…

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Tehran presses Assad to send Hizballah sophisticated anti-air interceptors

By DEBKAFILE-— Israeli Air Force jets were reported flying over Damascus in the last few hours by foreign sources. According to debkafile’s Iranian and intelligence sources, Iran has been pushing Bashar Assad hard to let Hizballah have sophisticated weapons, including self-propelled SA-17 interceptor missile systems. Tehran is reminding the Syrian ruler of the debt he…

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PM orders police to bar Feiglin from Temple Mount

By ISRAEL HAYOM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered police to prevent Likud-Beytenu MK Moshe Feiglin from entering Temple Mount after the prime minister received intelligence saying that Feiglin’s ascent would compromise security at the site, officials close to the prime minister told Army Radio on Monday. Feiglin on Sunday posted to his Facebook page that…

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Time to confront Obama

By CAROLINE GLICK— The time has come for Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to confront US President Barack Obama. A short summary of events from the past three days: On Tuesday morning, the head of the IDF’s Military Intelligence Analysis Division Brig. Gen. Itay Brun revealed that the Syrian government has already used “lethal chemical weapons,”…

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The Academic War on the Jews

By GIULIO MEOTTI, ARUTZ 7— Anti-Semitism no longer shocks people. When legions of “Palestinian martyrs” started blowing themselves up in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Afula and Karnei Shomron, the British daily Guardian ran an editorial titled “Israel Has No Right to Exist”. Now that Iran’s nuclear facilities are close to manufacturing  a new Hiroshima’s bomb, the…

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President Peres to meet with Pope Francis

By ISRAEL HAYOM— President Shimon Peres will meet with the new head of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, next week, during a state visit to Italy. Peres will leave for Rome on Monday, for a visit that also includes meetings with Italian President Giorgio Napolitano, newly elected Prime Minister Enrico Letta, and local Jewish leaders.…

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American Jewish leaders: Stop the rot now

By ISI LEIBLER — JPOST — CANDIDLY SPEAKING: Many consider it a wake-up call and believe that alarm bells should be ringing at major Jewish organizations. Visiting New York this week, I sought to assess the broader implications of the recent “International Peace Award” bestowed on former president Jimmy Carter by Yeshiva University’s Cardozo Law…

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Boston marathon bombers full intentions

By MICHAEL WILNER, JPOST— The last man to see the Tsarnaev brothers together alive was the unlucky owner of the Mercedes-Benz SUV they car-jacked. The victim told authorities that the two perpetrators of last week’s Boston Marathon bombings wanted to drive his car to New York, where they would continue their assault with a remaining…

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Palestinian Museum: 200 years of history?

By AVIEL SCHNEIDER, ISRAEL TODAY— Last week, the laying of the cornerstone of the new “Palestinian Museum” made headlines worldwide. The museum is a private initiative that aims to tell a 200-year-old Palestinian history. Established adjacent to Birzeit University near Ramallah, the museum will be build in two stages and eventually encompass an area of…

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Why So Many Muslims Embrace Religious and Ideological Warfare

By VICTOR SHARPE, AMERICAN THINKER— Mahatma Gandhi is quoted in the book, Gandhi: The Power of Pacifism, by Catherine Clement, as follows: “While Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, Parsees and Jews, along with several million adherents of an animistic religion, all coexisted in relative harmony, one religion that would not accept compromise stood out from the rest:…

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