Christian Zionism and social justice

By MALCOLM HEDDING, JPOST-Christian Edition— Certain segments of Evangelical Christianity are being drawn away from the movement’s traditional support for Israel by those claiming the moral high ground in advocating for “social justice.” Many of these liberal, anti-Israel Evangelicals showed up at the recent “Christ at the Checkpoint” conference in Bethlehem. They invariably view Israel…

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“Jew Flu”: With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies

BY RONN TOROSSIAN, Algemeiner — Lenin called those who work against their own people’s best interests in support of their enemies “helpful idiots,” and I am sure that many in the Arab world feel the same way about entities like J Street and Peter Beinart . Throughout history – both ancient and modern, there has…

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Obama Administration Leaks Another Israeli Defense Secret

BY BEN SHAPIRO, BREITBART— The leaks continue from the Obama administration with regard to Israeli defense secrets. On Sunday, the New Yorker printed a report stating that US had worked with the Iranian opposition group Mujahideen-e-Khalq (MEK). The US was apparently receiving intelligence from the group, including intercepted cell phone calls and text messages. But…

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Who are the Palestinian-Arabs?

BY AMBASSADOR (RET.) YORAM ETTINGER— Most Palestinians are Muslim-Arabs who originated in the Arabian Peninsula.  However, the source of the name “Palestine” was Pleshet, the region of the Philistines (Pleshtim in Hebrew), who originated in Greece’s Aegean Islands.  They were expelled from Greece in 1300 BC and settled the coastal plain of the Land of…

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A tale of two civil wars

BY ALAN W. DOWD, FRONTPAGMAG— The Syrian civil war is now more than a year old. The Syrian army has killed some 10,000 people—and counting.  Although Damascus has made promises about ceasefires and diplomatic settlements, it’s not in Bashar Assad’s DNA to countenance any challenge to his rule. Recall that his father slaughtered 20,000 Syrians…

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Quartet to meet in DC, but peace process expectations low

BY HERB KEINON, JPOST— Senior Quartet representatives will meet in Washington on Wednesday amid little expectation that they will have more luck this time kick-starting direct negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton, UN Secretary- General Ban Ki-moon and…

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NY Times weaves a Netanyahu-Romney conspiracy tale

BY LEO RENNERT, AMERICAN THINKER— There it is above the fold on the front page of the Sunday, April 8, New York Times, a tale of a long friendship between GOP presidential aspirant Mitt Romney and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, with insinuations aplenty that it could become an unprecedented and worrisome Israeli influence conduit…

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