Putting American Jewry on Notice

By Ron Jager— Meeting and engaging American Jews from both sides of the political aisle has left me increasingly bewildered. Despite the Congressional impeachment inquiry lead by Democratic Jewish Congressional leaders, or the high profile given to American Jews in the anti-Trump campaign with two prominent Jews running for the Democratic presidential nomination; Bernie Sanders,…

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Trump: Israel has never had a better friend in the White House

By Yoni Hersch and Ariel Kahana, Israel Hayom— US President Donald Trump said Saturday that Israel has never had a better friend in the White House than him because, unlike his predecessors, “I kept my promises.” Trump energized a large audience at the Israeli American Council National Summit in Florida by recounting his record on…

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Preserving The Peace With Jordan

By Caroline Glick, JPost— In recent remarks before a Knesset meeting marking the 25th anniversary of the signing of Israel’s peace treaty with Jordan, Netanyahu explained that the basis of Israel’s peaceful relations with Egypt and Jordan is not emotional. The Egyptians and Jordanians haven’t embraced Israel as a neighbor and friend. Rather, Israel’s peace…

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While Iran shoots protesters, Europe schemes to enrich it

By Jonathan S. Tobin, Israel Hayom— The news out of Iran should shock the conscience of the world. As The New York Times reported in a front-page article published on Monday, when Iranians tried to protest their government’s arbitrary decision to drastically raise gasoline prices, the regime responded with unprecedented force. Throughout the country, security…

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What’s More Important: Netanyahu, or the Right?

By Israel Today— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed in a frantic attempt on Sunday morning to quickly garner the 61 signatures of Knesset members needed to compel President Reuven Rivlin to give him a second chance (third, if you count this year’s earlier election in April) to form the next government. Both Netanyahu and his…

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Why Netanyahu is not planning to resign

By Alex Traiman, Israel Hayom— While Israel’s government remains in a period of unprecedented paralysis, embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remains entrenched in his position, despite being handed a series of criminal indictments that have been followed by calls from political opponents as well as longtime supporters for him to step aside and allow someone…

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Netanyahu: Israel ‘actively countering Iranian aggression’

By Lahav Harkov, Jerusalem Post— Israel is working to stop Iranian belligerence throughout the Middle East, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday in Lisbon, at the start of his meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Lisbon. Netanyahu made the statement hours after Arab news outlets reported an explosion in an Iranian Revolutionary…

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Israel Welcomes 150 Christian Media from 30 Nations to its Third Christian Media Summit

By Arlene Bridges Samuels—- The “warmth factor” reflects an all-time high between Israel and the evangelical Christian community. Abundant evidence not only shows in 2018 Christian tourism- its highest at 2.5 million-but also in full display at the third Christian Media Summit. (CMS) Sponsored by the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO) PM Bibi Netanyahu, President…

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A people cannot be called “settlers” in their own ancestral and Biblical heartland

By Victor Sharpe— Liberals, leftists, socialists and secular folks may not like being told this, but the following are truths that cannot shrivel away. So when did it become an accepted truism that a delusional peace between Israel and the predominately Muslim Arabs, those who call themselves Palestinians, require that Israel give to them it’s…

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Blue and White, Likud harden positions on unity

By Gill Hoffman, JPost— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White Party leader Benny Gantz heard many compromise proposals on Tuesday but none of them brought Israel closer to preventing its third election in under a year, sources close to the two men said. One proposal floated would have allowed Netanyahu to remain prime…

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Netanyahu’s Son Challenges Mainstream Media for Accepting Jews Dating Muslims but not Christians

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— Yair, the son of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tweeted his outrage on Monday about a disturbing double-standard in the public discourse regarding relationships, noting the media storm surrounding his former Christian Zionist girlfriend as compared to the quiet acceptance of Jewish-Muslim matrimony. “Why is it okay that…

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AG’s decision to indict Netanyahu plunges Israeli politics into chaos

By Israel Hayom— Israel’s political system came to the brink of a historic crisis on Thursday after Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit announced plans to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges. Thursday morning saw President Reuven Rivlin hand Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein the mandate to form the government – an unprecedented step taken only…

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Pompeo, AIPAC and American Jewish Priorities

By Caroline Glick, CarolineGlick.com U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made two brief, basic points in his declaration Monday on Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria. He said that those communities are not illegal. And he said that far from facilitating peace, delegitimization of those communities has harmed prospects for peace between Israel and the…

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Are Palestinians Not Entitled to Human Rights?

By Bassam Tawil, Gatestone Institute— While Palestinian officials repeatedly condemn Israel for violating Palestinians’ freedom of expression, it is actually the Palestinian Authority (PA) that continues to harass, intimidate and detain Palestinians for expressing their opinions on social media or being affiliated with rival political groups. Business as usual. The latest victims of the PA’s…

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