S. Carolina Legislature Unanimously Endorses 'United Israel'

 BY SAMUEL SOKOL, ARUTZ7— The South Carolina state legislature has unanimously passed a bill calling on the state of Israel to retain control over the West Bank and highlighting what it terms the “cordial and mutually beneficial relations” enjoyed by Israel and South Carolina since 1948. The bill, which was authored by Representative Alan Clemmons…

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Turkey renews strategic ties with Israel ahead of showdown with Syria

BY DEBKAFILE— After more than a year of strained relations, Turkey has decided to restore military and intelligence collaboration in the eastern Mediterranean with Israel as Ankara heads for a military showdown with Syria, according to debkafile’s exclusive military sources. The deal worked out between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu also gives…

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5 years of Gilad Schalit's captivity

BY JPOST— Hundreds of people began gathering at the Schalit family tent set up outside the Prime Minister’s Residence in Jerusalem Saturday afternoon to offer their support to the family’s demand that their son, Gilad, be released from Hamas captivity in the Gaza Strip. Saturday marks the fifth anniversary of Gilad Schalit’s kidnapping by Hamas…

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God bless you Michele Bachmann!

BY CAROLINE GLICK— Watch this speech by Congresswoman and Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann on Israel. I cannot remember EVER hearing a more pro-Israel speech by ANY American presidential candidate in my life.  I cannot remember EVER hearing a more cogent explanation of Israel’s importance to the US by ANY American presidential candidate in my…

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The anti-Israel agenda prevails

BY ANNE BAYEFSKY, JPOST— On Friday at 6 p.m. the Obama administration promise to fix the disreputable UN Human Rights Council by becoming a member died a predictable death at the UN General Assembly. Knowing they were headed for certain defeat, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Esther Brimmer, spoke to a…

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The Flotilla of Fools off to Gaza

BY PHYLLIS CHESLER, FRONTPAGEMAG— The flotilla is coming, the flotilla is coming. European and North American activists, journalists, and mercenaries have set sail—or are about to do so—on fifteen boats with passengers from twenty-twomainly Western countries to “break the Israeli blockade of Gaza.” Spurred on by the anti-Potemkin Village images of Palestinian Arabs living in…

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CAIR Loses IRS Status

STEVE EMERSON — Family Security Matters — Donations to the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) no longer are tax deductible after the organization was among 275,000 tax-exempt organizations purged earlier this month by the Internal Revenue Service.   The groups failed to file required annual reports, known as form 990s, detailing their revenues and expenses,…

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Delta adopts Saudi 'no-Jew' fly policy

BY BOB UNRUH, WORLDNETDAILY— Delta Air Lines’ plan to add Saudi Arabian Airlines to its SkyTeam Alliance of partnering companies would require the American carrier to ban Jews and holders of Israeli passports from boarding flights from New York or Washington bound for Jeddah, prompting outraged accusations of illegal religious discrimination. The issue, which has…

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GOP senators urge suspending aid to P.A.

BY MADELEINE MORGENSTERN, JTA— Republican senators urged President Obama to suspend U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority unless Hamas recognizes Israel and renounces terrorism. Republican Sens. John Boozman (Ark.) and Jerry Moran (Kan.), in association with the Zionist Organization of America, organized a letter to the president signed by 16 U.S. senators. “It is clear…

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Air raid sirens send Israelis to bomb shelters

BY ISRAEL TODAY— Air raid sirens sent Israelis across the country scurrying into their bomb shelters Wednesday morning. Even members of Knesset had to seek shelter, while Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet met in a secret underground bunker. The siren was part of a nation-wide civil defense exercise dubbed “Turning Point 5.” The week-long exercise,…

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