The Real Reason Americans Support Israel (Hint: It’s Not AIPAC)

By Samuel Goldman, Tablet— In January of 2018, Vice President Mike Pence delivered an address at the Knesset to announce the Trump administration’s decision to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The speech was notable not only for its occasion, but also for its symbolism. As a conservative evangelical, Pence represented the community…

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Pompeo to Netanyahu: No stability, no Mideast peace ‘without confronting Iran’

By JNS— U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that there cannot be Middle East peace without combating Iran. “You can’t achieve stability in the Middle East without confronting Iran,” Pompeo said to reporters alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the summit in Warsaw regarding the volatile region. “It’s just not possible.”…

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Pence urges EU to pull out of nuclear deal, says Iran planning ‘new Holocaust’

By AGENCIES and TOI STAFF— US Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday demanded that European Union allies follow Washington’s lead in withdrawing from the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal and cease efforts he said are designed to evade US sanctions. Speaking at a Middle East conference in Poland, Pence accused Iran of being the world’s…

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The Making of a Palestinian Hero—with the Blood of a Jewish Teen

By Ron Cantor, Messiahs Mandate— On Thursday, the body of Ori Ansbacher (19!) was discovered in a wooded area near Jerusalem. There, she encountered Arafat Irfaiya (29) a Palestinian from nearby Hebron. He pulled out a knife, and after raping her, he viciously stabbed her until all life was gone from her body. Then he…

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Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib and the normalizing of Jew-hatred in America

By Rabbi Aryeh Spero, American Thinker— Note: A powerful statement that needs to be seriously considered by all Americans has been issued by Rabbi Aryeh Spero, spokesman for the National Conference on Jewish Affairs. “It is becoming more obvious by the day–even by the tweet-hour–that newly elected Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is anti-Semitic and is peddling…

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In first, prime minister vows to deduct PA’s terrorist payments

By Ariel Kahana, Israel Hayom— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday vowed for the first time to enact the “terrorist salaries law” – and even outlined a timetable for its implementation. The legislation allows the government to deduct the amount the Palestinian Authority pays to terrorists and their families from the taxes Israel collects on…

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The Progressive Assault on Israel

By Bret Stephens, NY Times— It happened again last month in Detroit. Pro-Palestinian demonstrators seized the stage of the National L.G.B.T.Q. Task Force’s marquee conference, “Creating Change” and demanded a boycott of Israel. “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free,” they chanted — the tediously malign, thinly veiled call to end Israel as…

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Suicidal Jews

By Joan Swirsky— When individuals kill themselves, we look for answers in their DNA, their environments, their personal reactions to feelings of impotent rage, rejection, disappointment, heartbreak. But how to explain group suicide? Wikipedia lists numerous cases, starting in 206 B.C., and these relatively recent cases: In 1943, in the final phase of the Warsaw…

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Trump’s New AntiSemitism Envoy Makes Inaugural Trip Abroad

By Michael Wilner, Jpost— The Trump administration’s newly-appointed special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism will take his first official trip to Slovakia and Belgium this week. On visits to Slovakia and Belgium, Elan Carr will attend conferences on combating antisemitism in the OSCE region and in the European Union in Bratislava and Brussels, respectively,…

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Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, founder of Fellowship of Christians and Jews, dies at 67

By Times of Israel—- Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein, founder and president of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, passed away suddenly Wednesday afternoon at the age of 67. The American-Israeli rabbi died from sudden heart failure and his funeral will be held in Jerusalem on Thursday. Eckstein was an author, philanthropist and activist who served…

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