Friedman, Greenblatt Attend Archaeological Inauguration in City of David

By Hagay HaCohen, Jerusalem Post— US Ambassador David Friedman and US Middle East special envoy Jason Greenblatt attended the inauguration of Pilgrimage Road in the City of David on Sunday, triggering angry denunciations from Palestinian and left-wing circles for taking part in a “settler project.” Ministers Rafi Peretz and Uri Ariel, US Senator Lindsey Graham,…

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‘The stronger we make Israel, the safer we make the world’

By Arutz Sheva Staff— Former US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley discussed the US diplomatic efforts in the Middle East at the Israel Hayom Forum for US-Israel Relations held in Jerusalem on Thursday evening. Interviewed by Dr. Miriam Adelson, Haley said that her approach as UN ambassador of “kicking” anyone she saw doing the…

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Dozens of fires are daily nightmare for frustrated Israelis along Gaza border

By Matan Tsuri and Yoav Zitun, JNS— Dozens of fires have been documented in the Israeli communities bordering the Gaza Strip in recent weeks. The IDF has refrained from responding, and its current policy is to contain the situation. Meanwhile, 25 fires started in these communities on Thursday, and an incendiary balloon even landed on…

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Supremacists and jihadis form ‘two-pronged attack‘ threatening Jews in US

BY ARIEL BEN SOLOMON, JNS— “Far-right anti-Semitism is on the rise in the United States and Europe, but the response from both Jewish communities and law enforcement agencies has been defensive and case by case, rather than proactive and comprehensive,” Yigal Carmon, the president of the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), told JNS in…

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Hezbollah Armed, Ready to Strike Israel, if Iran-US Tensions Grow

By CBN— With talk of possible U-S military action against Iran, there are questions about whether Israel might be dragged into any regional conflict because Hezbollah in Lebanon gets its money and marching orders from Iran. From the Israeli side of the border the Lebanese villages look peaceful and pastoral, but it’s hard to imagine…

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Bahrain Workshop to Open Amid Low Expectations

By Herb Keinon, JPost— After years of anticipation and preparation, the first part of US President Donald Trump’s Mideast peace plan – the economic part – will be rolled out Tuesday evening and Wednesday at a luxury hotel in Manama, Bahrain. While dozens of government officials and representatives from around the world will take part…

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Palestinians reject US economic plan for Mideast peace

By Israel Hayom—- US President Donald Trump’s economic vision as part of the wider plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was met with contempt, repudiation and exasperation by Palestinians and many in the Arab world, even as some in the Gulf called for it to be given a chance. The $50 billion “peace to prosperity”…

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White House finally unveils ‘Peace to Prosperity’ economic plan for Palestinians

By ERIC CORTELLESSA, Times of Israel— Days before the US-sponsored Bahrain conference, the White House released its proposal to boost the Palestinian economy by offering a $50 billion aid package that can only be implemented through an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement. The 40-page plan, which Senior Adviser Jared Kushner will push in Manama next week, rests…

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Trump’s Bahrain Meetup Could Bring More War to Israel

By Yochanan Visser, Israel Today— Hebrew University Professor Eli Podeh thinks the upcoming economic workshop in Bahrain has the “potential to aggravate the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.” Podeh acknowledges that the Palestinian Arabs have been “serial refusniks” in all the processes which aimed to solve the now hundred-year-old conflict but nevertheless criticizes the US Administration of Donald…

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IAEA denies plans to recognize Palestinian state

By Ariel Kahana, Israel Hayom— The International Atomic Energy Agency has denied reports it has signed an agreement recognizing “Palestine” as a country. “The agreement, which was signed by the agency’s director general Yukiya Amano and the Palestinian Ambassador in Vienna Salah Abdul Shafi, gives the IAEA inspectors the ability to check the safety of…

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Jews and Jewish Antisemites collide in California

By Daniel Greenfield, Israel National News-— On the last weekend of May, two very different responses to antisemitism came out of California. Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, whose courageous response to a Neo-Nazi shooting at his synagogue in Poway won the hearts of a nation, headed off to appear at a Jerusalem Day event. Jerusalem Day or…

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Rocket Launched from Gaza Hits Yeshiva in Sderot

BY ILANIT CHERNICK, ANNA AHRONHEIM, JPost— A rocket struck Sderot late on Thursday night as sirens wailed along border communities in the South. Following the sirens, residents reported hearing explosions. It was later found that a rocket directly impacted a building in Sderot. There were no injuries. It was also confirmed that the building hit…

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Enews: The Lev Project

For the last five years, the Jerusalem Connection has been actively supporting the ministry of Larry and Dede Miller as they serve aging and impoverished Holocaust survivors in Hungary, Ukraine, and Slovakia. The Lev Project, named for the Hebrew “Lev” which means “heart,” is an association which has operated under Jerusalem Connection’s fiscal sponsorship. Jim…

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PA blasts Moldova over embassy relocation

By Elad Benari, Israel National News— Moldova’s government announced on Tuesday that it will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, JTA reports. The announcement followed fallout from a constitutional crisis and power struggle that ended last week with a constitutional court’s suspension of the country’s elected president, Igor Dodon. The statement…

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