Netanyahu praises ‘historic’ move to reinstate US sanctions on IranNetanyahu praises ‘historic’ move to reinstate US sanctions on Iran

By Israel Hayom—- Just before restoring U.S. sanctions on Iran, which had been lifted in 2015 under an international nuclear deal, the Trump administration carved out exemptions on Friday for eight countries that can still import oil from the Islamic republic without penalty. The U.S. sanctions take effect Monday and cover Iran’s shipping, financial and…

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United Methodist Church under fire for anti-Semitism

By JNS.org— In the wake of the synagogue shooting last week in Pittsburgh, activists from several mainline Protestant churches came under fire for promoting a culture of anti-Semitism in their churches, especially the United Methodist Church. The worst offenders are usually activists affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA) and the United Church of Christ…

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“No weapon that is formed against you will prosper” (Isaiah 54:17)

By Davids Tent—- The Sabbath murder of eleven Jewish men and women in Pittsburgh caught many by surprise. Robert Bowers, a 46 year old neo-Nazi racist who posted anti-Jewish and anti-Trump conspiracy theories on the web, walked in to the Tree of Life-Or L’simcha synagogue in the Squirrel Hill district and unloaded clips from a…

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Is America Ready for Iran’s Plans in Jordan and Lebanon?

BY ERIC R MANDEL, JPOST— Every time America tries to pivot its foreign policy toward China and the Far East, the Middle East comes calling. If policy makers in Washington think it’s a binary choice between the challenges of China and North Korea vs. the recurring malignant variants of Shi’ite and Sunni Islamism undermining our…

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Donald Trump, America’s First Jewish President

By Marc Scaringi, American Thinker— The American people should be proud of their president. In the wake of the tragic shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, President Trump spoke out in the most forceful condemnation of anti-Semitism ever uttered by an American president. While former president Barack Obama nonsensically chose to the…

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A massacre in Pittsburgh and the ‘hardening’ of Jewish America

By Jeff Jacoby, Boston Globe—- A POLICE CAR, unmarked but with blue lights flashing, was parked in front of my Brookline synagogue when I arrived for Shabbat services late Saturday afternoon. Since Orthodox Jews don’t turn on the TV, radio, or computer on the Sabbath, I knew nothing about the horrifying slaughter that had occurred…

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Suspected Pittsburgh synagogue gunman threatened Jewish groups before

By Israel Hayom— The suspect in Saturday’s mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, which left 11 people dead and six injured, is a 46-year-old local man named Robert Bowers who in the past had posted virulent anti-Semitic messages on social media filled with slurs and conspiracy theories, and had threatened Jewish groups. Two hours before…

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ADL: Pittsburgh shooting likely deadliest anti-Semitic attack in US history

By Times of Israel— Saturday’s synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh is likely the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in the history of the United States, the Anti-Defamation League, an organization focused on combating anti-Semitism, said Saturday. Eleven people were killed and at least six were injured in the massacre, according to CBS Pittsburgh. “We believe…

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Why I Changed My Mind on the People and Land of Israel

By Gerald McDermott, Juicy Ecumenism— Professor Gerald R. McDermott of Beeson Divinity School spoke October 17 at the Christ at the Checkpoint conference in Oklahoma City. We’ve republished McDermott’s remarks here on the land of Israel and a new Christian Zionism for the benefit of our readers. I am grateful to be invited to this important…

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