Video: Ben Gurion announcing the birth of Israel

The leaders of Israel decided to declare their independence as a country on the 14th of May. They didn’t know exactly where the borders should be and they hadn’t even picked a name for the country. The leaders hadn’t even finished writing their Declaration of Independence. Worst of all, everyone knew that right after they…

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Why Salam Fayyad Stands No Chance against Fatah

by KHALED ABU TOAMEH, GATESTONE— The Fatah leaders are yearning for the days of Yasser Arafat, when they were able to steal international aid earmarked for helping Palestinians. The Palestinians’ problem with Fayyad is that he did not sit even one day on an Israeli prison. For them, graduating from an Israeli prisons even more…

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Who Truly Deserves Justice in the ‘Free Gaza’ Flotilla Incident?

By VICTOR SHARPE, FAMILY SECURITY MATTERS— The notorious flotilla that sailed towards the Gaza coast in 2010 with the intention of breaking Israel’s legal blockade of the Hamas occupied Gaza Strip and infiltrating the borders of the Jewish state was headed by a Turkish ship, the Mavi Marmara. On board that vessel was an assortment…

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Kerry leaves Israel with hopes, but few results

By EDMUND SANDERS, LA TIMES— Wrapping up his first solo visit in a renewed Obama administration campaign to restart peace talks, Secretary of State John Kerry left Israel on Tuesday with few signs of progress and a vow to keep trying. After talks Monday and Tuesday with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister…

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The Institutionalization of Holocaust Remembrance

By RON JAGER— The term “Holocaust,” originally from the Greek word “holokauston” which means “sacrifice by fire,” refers to the Nazi’s persecution and planned slaughter of the Jewish people. The Hebrew word “Shoah,” which means “devastation, ruin, or waste,” is also used to describe this genocide. The Nazis killed approximately two-thirds of all Jews living…

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Sharp rise in global anti-Semitism, France leads

by SHAHAR CHAI, YNET— According to a new report on global anti-Semitism, 2012 registered a 30% increase in anti-Semitic acts compared to 2011. These acts include vandalism and direct threats on Jewish lives. Numbering 686 in 2012, they followed two years of general decline in such incidents. Among the countries listed, France has the dubious…

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Persecution in Israel: Messianic School Battles for Survival

By SHIRA SORKO-RAM — MAOZ Persecution in Israel is on the rise, and it comes in different shapes and sizes.  From the extreme of laying a bomb at the house of believers in Ariel, to burning a chess club owned by believers in Arad, to intimidating businesses of believers, congregations and individuals – the enemy’s tactics are…

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Flirting with Terrorism, Condoning Genocide

By GIULIO MEOTTI — ARUTZ7 Jews who cooperate with the enemy, German or Communist Jews in the past and leftist Israeli journalists today, cannot wash the blood from their hands. The Communist Party of the Soviet Union creates the “anti-Zionist committee”. It has to fight against Israel’s claim of “national exclusivity of the chosen people”.…

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