House passes enhanced Israel cooperation bill

BY JEWISH TELEGRAPHIC AGENCY, JTA.ORG— The U.S House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed bipartisan legislation that reaffirms and enhances U.S. policy commitments to Israel’s security. The United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012, which was sponsored by House Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) and House Minority Whip Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), passed by a…

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Christians, Jews to unite against Islam

BY GIULIO MEOTTI, YNET— The Coliseum, where thousands upon thousands of “Judaeis” have been massacred by the Roman emperors, became for one night an arena for alliance between Christians and Jews against “odium fidei,” or religious hatred. Last Wednesday in Rome, Jewish leaders for the first time rallied alongside Christians in a candlelit vigil to…

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What the Evangelicals Give the Jews

By MICHAEL MEDVED, COMMENTARY— Many Jewish voters this November will find themselves at a crossroads: Will they accept their deep disappointment with Barack Obama and vote for his reelection, or will they overcome their own discomfort with Christian evangelicals and vote for the Republican candidate? The irrepressible argument about the appropriate relationship between the Jewish…

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Echoes of '67: Israel unites

BY CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER, In May 1967, in brazen violation of previous truce agreements, Egypt ordered U.N. peacekeepers out of the Sinai, marched 120,000 troops to the Israeli border, blockaded the Straits of Tiran (Israel’s southern outlet to the world’s oceans), abruptly signed a military pact with Jordan and, together with Syria, pledged war for the…

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