Hamas aims Grad at Dimona reactor

By DEBKAFILE— Less than 24 hours after Sudanese President Omar Bashir pledged “decisive steps against Israeli interests which are now legitimate targets,” for the destruction of the Iranian missile plant in Khartoum, Palestinian rocket teams early Sunday, Oct. 28, fired Grad missiles as target finders against Israel’s nuclear reactor in Dimona. This is reported exclusively…

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Don’t Worry, Be Jewish

By RON JAGER— For mainstream Jewish America, the unquestioning and almost automatic support US Jews give President Obama seems to be inconsistent with their values and incompatible with their better interests. Under Obama’s policies, poverty has increased significantly, not only making more people poor, but making the poor poorer. Minorities and women have fared unusually…

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Israel and all that jazz

By JIM FLETCHER, JPOST – CHRISTIAN EDITION— For 20 years, from the euphoria of the Six Day War to the first intifada, Christian Zionists enjoyed an unparalleled period of popularity. Bible prophecy conferences, breakthroughs in Christian-Jewish relations, and conservative presidents like Ronald Reagan made it cool to love Israel. That was then. Now, a whole…

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Obama tried to restore ties with Iran in 2009

By ELI BARDENSTEIN, AL MONITOR— A few months after he was elected President of the United States, Barack Obama tried to gradually restore diplomatic ties with Iran, even to the extent of reopening embassies and establishing full diplomatic relations. The Islamic republic rebuffed the proposal out of fear for the future of the ayatollah-backed regime.…

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Obama: 8 reasons those who love Israel should be concerned

By RON CANTOR, ISRAEL TODAY— The following is a guest post on Israel Today by local Messianic leader Ron Cantor, a concerned Jewish immigrant from America who today resides in Tel Aviv. You can read more about Ron and his ministry at www.cantorlink.com Is Obama good for Israel? Seems like a silly question, right? But…

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Obama or Romney: Who is Better for Israel?

By PHIL ORENSTEIN, FRONTPAGMAG— Two distinguished and knowledgeable speakers, Dan Fleshler, a media and public affairs strategist in New York City, and Jeffrey Wiesenfeld, trustee of the City University of New York and former FBI foreign counter-intelligence agent, represented the 2012 presidential candidates at the October 14  Israeli Affairs Breakfast at the Reform Temple of…

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U.S. State Department Strengthening Hamas

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH, GATESTONE— The U.S. Administration has sought to downplay the significance of this week’s visit to the Gaza Strip by the Emir of Qatar, Hamad al-Thani. “We have seen the reports that Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa visits Gaza today on a humanitarian mission,” State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said. “We share Qatar’s…

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Annihilation or redemption?

By DAVID PARSONS, ICEJ— Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was spot on in denouncing as “a disgrace and a stain on humanity” the appearance of so many world leaders in Tehran for the recent summit of the Non-Aligned Movement. Given Iran’s relentless demonization of Israel and its renegade quest for nuclear weapons, the attendance of…

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Sudan threatens Israel after Khartoum arms factory hit

By ELI LEON, ISRAEL HAYOM— A mysterious explosion at a state-owned military factory complex rocked the southern reaches of the Sudanese capital Khartoum early Wednesday, prompting the Sudanese government once again to blame Israel for violating its sovereignty and attacking its facilities. Sudanese Information Minister Ahmed Belal Osman told reporters on Wednesday that four aircraft…

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