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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Netanyahu on victory day over Nazi Germany

BY ISRAEL MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today (Wednesday), 9 May 2012, met with the leaders of Red Army veterans, on the occasion of Victory Day over Nazi Germany, and received from them a Red Army victory ribbon, one of the Red Army’s highest decorations for bravery. Prime Minister Netanyahu said, “You…

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How journalists allowed the Palestinian Authority to fool them

BY KHALED ABU TOAMEH, GATESTONE INSTITUTE— In most cases it is the Palestinian Authority’s security forces that are responsible for the chaos and corruption. A Western journalist who wanted to do an investigative report into the case was warned that she would be putting her life at risk. Gangsters and armed clans were among the…

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The Obama Administration and the Israeli-Palestinian Issue

BY SARAH STERN, EMET— Last week, the Obama administration freed up $192 million in direct aid to the Palestinian Authority that had been put on hold by the United States Congress’ Committee of Foreign Operations Appropriations, saying that this money had to be given to the P.A. “because of national security interests.” The hold had…

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Quick thoughts on the unity government

BY CAROLINE GLICK— Here’s a quick first take on Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s unity deal with Kadima leader Shaul Mofaz. I don’t think that this move was either motivated by or will impact Netanyahu’s decisions regarding Iran’s nuclear weapons program. If the elections had been carried out in September, as we thought, Netanyahu would certainly…

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