Location of Apostles Peter and Andrew’s House in Galilee Discovered

By Stephen Weizman, Breaking Christian News— Excavations in Israel’s Galilee have uncovered remains of an ancient church said to mark the home of the apostles Peter and Andrew, the dig’s archaeological director said Friday. Mordechai Aviam of Kinneret Academic College, on the shore of the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel, said this season’s dig…

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New UK Prime Minister Descended From Rabbi, ‘Feels Jewish’

By Dr. Rivkah Lambert Adler, Breaking Israel News— Boris Johnson, the newly-elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, isn’t Jewish. But his Jewish ancestry and personal experiences volunteering on an Israeli kibbutz as a young man positively impact his feelings about the Land of Israel and the Jewish people. It’s all in the name Johnson’s…

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Greenblatt: Palestinian aspirations for Jerusalem don’t constitute ‘a right’

By JNS— The Palestinian aspiration to a have a capital in Jerusalem is “not a right,” and “international consensus is not international law” when it comes to creating a Palestinian state, said U.S. Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt on Tuesday. “It is true that the PLO and the Palestinian Authority continue to assert that east…

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Jordanian king backs Palestinian state ahead of Kushner visit

By Associated Press and Israel Hayom— Jordan’s king is standing by a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict ahead of a meeting in Amman with White House’s Middle East adviser Jared Kushner. King Abdullah II met on Wednesday with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and restated his position that the creation of a Palestinian state…

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Israel’s Netanyahu Hails US House’s Passage of Anti-BDS Bill: ‘It Is Right, It Is Correct, and It Is Very Helpful’

by Benjamin Kerstein, Algemeiner— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked the US House of Representatives for passing on Tuesday a bill rejecting boycotts of Israel. House Resolution 246, which “opposes the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement (BDS Movement) targeting Israel, including efforts to target United States companies that are engaged in commercial activities…

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US special envoy Elan Carr: ‘Anti-Semitism is evil, regardless of where it comes from’

BY Orit Arfa, JNS-— Elan Carr, a Jew of Iraqi descent, was appointed Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, a senior diplomatic post that had been vacant for two years until he assumed it in February. Carr is a well-known pro-Israel figure in California, having served as the Los Angeles deputy district attorney before…

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Jewish Fawning of Omar Has Made Her More Aggressive

By Rabbi Aryeh Spero, American Thinker— Most of the Jewish community has feverishly and piously supported last week’s Democrat-sponsored Resolution condemning President Trump’s remarks against Ilhan Omar. Omar, of course, is a notorious, unrepentant anti-Semite and daily demonizer of Israel. But she has become, for many Jews, a heroine, a civil rights star, a noble…

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Trump’s Middle East Peace Team Heading Back to Israel

By Omri Nahmias, JPost— US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace team of Jared Kushner, Jason Greenblatt, Brian Hook and Avi Berkowitz will visit Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE in the first week of August, in an effort to build on last month’s economic conference in Bahrain, a senior administration official…

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The Trap of the ‘Two-State-Solution’

By Moshe Dann, JPost— As long as some American and Israeli leaders continue to support the “two-state solution” (TSS) and oppose annexation or incorporation of Area C, the Palestinians (and their supporters) will continue to believe that they will win. This is because the Palestinians present themselves not only as a geographic and demographic entity…

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As Sanctions Choke Iran, Hezbollah Reportedly Deploying for War on Israel Border

By Times of Israel— As tensions rose in the Persian Gulf over the weekend with Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged tanker, several commanders of Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, an Iranian proxy, said they were deploying forces for possible war with Israel, warning that the growing pressure from sanctions on Tehran could trigger such a conflict…

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Democrats brush off Rep. Omar’s push for Israel boycott, target BDS movement instead

By Gabriella Muñoz, The Washington Times—- Jewish Democrats brushed off Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Israel boycott resolution this week and instead kept their focus on their own resolution to denounce the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. Ms. Omar, a vocal critic of Israel and a BDS advocate, introduced a resolution this week that would affirm…

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PM to decide if BDS supporters Omar and Tlaib allowed to visit Israel — report

By TOI Staff— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyau will decide whether US congresswomen Omar Ilhan and Rashida Tlaib will be allowed to enter Israel and the West Bank next month, Haaretz reported Wednesday. Ilhan told the Jewish Insider on Wednesday that she and Tlaib were planning to visit Israel and the West Bank in “a few…

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Netanyahu: We Won’t Hold Back from Striking Those Who Fire From Populated Areas

By Herb Keinon, JPost— It is time that the world understand the gravity of the threat posed by Iran and its proxy Hezbollah and act against them, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday, after Argentina designated Hezbollah a terrorist organization and ordered its assets frozen. Speaking at a memorial for the fallen of the Second…

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