A Growing Russian-Israeli Alliance?

BY JOSEPH PUDER, FRONTPAGEMAG— Later this month, Russian president Vladimir Putin is scheduled to make a state visit to Israel.  It will be Putin’s second visit since 2005 (Obama should take notice).  Putin, who began his third term as President of Russia last month, served as Prime Minister in the intervening years.  In Israel, Putin…

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US and Israeli Forces hold joint emergency rescue drill

Countless rescue and humanitarian aid missions in disaster regions all over the world have made the IDF experts in emergency relief. On May 15th, 2012 Israeli and US forces held a joint emergency rescue drill. Together, they trained how to extract injured victims from a collapsed building, to clear paths through debris and to navigate…

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Will Obama admin leaks prompt Middle East War?

BY BEN SHAPIRO, BREITBART— Today, the Obama administration leaker, who has been distributing information about American and Israeli security for weeks, struck again. This time, the leaker went to the Washington Post, prompting the Post to run a piece crediting Israel and the United States with developing the computer virus that screwed up Iran’s nuclear…

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Russia, China, Iran plan to stage in Syria “biggest Mid East maneuver”

BY DEBKAFILE— Middle East military tensions around Syria shot up again Monday, June 18, with the news reported by the semi-official Iranian news agency Fars that a joint Russian-Chinese-Iranian exercise is to take place in Syria. It was described as “the biggest of its kind ever staged in the Middle East” with 90,000 personnel, 400…

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Is the Palestinian Authority losing control in the West Bank?

BY KHALED ABU TOAMEH, GATESTONE— The security crackdown in the West Bank has nothing to do with combating terrorism. The arrests and confiscations of weapons are part of an effort by the Palestinian Authority to fight crime and dissension within its own ranks. In recent weeks, the Palestinian Authority security forces have been launching a…

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Paris School Under Fire for Blatantly Anti-Israel Exam Question

BY RACHEL HIRSHFELD. ARUTZ 7— An umbrella organization of French Jewry, CRIF, responded with “indignance” after an exam from the Bichat Hospital Faculty of Medicine at Paris’s Diderot University included a question on whether IDF strikes in Gaza can be classified as genocide, Agence France Presse reported. According to the CRIF and corroborated by a…

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Stop the Presbyterian General Assembly from divesting from Israel

At the end of June, during the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s biennial General Assembly this summer, church leaders will consider a report that calls for divestment from three companies for their sales to Israel.  Please join us in calling on Presbyterians to return to their commitment to positive outcomes and abandon the path to divestment, a…

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Take back the Holy Sites

BY MICHAEL FREUND, JPOST— Displaying their customary respect for Jewish holy sites, Palestinian vandals struck again last month, desecrating an ancient synagogue in Naaran near Jericho. In addition to damaging priceless relics, the perpetrators spray-painted swastikas, Palestinian flags and political slogans, adding insult to injury in their hate-filled assault. The defilement of the site was…

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