BY BARAK RAVID, HAARETZ— Prime Minister Netanyahu addressed the ongoing crisis with Turkey on Sunday, saying he “hopes a way will be found to overcome the differences with Turkey,” and adding that “we do not want a further downgrading of the relations.” Speaking at the weekly government meeting, Netanyahu added that the UN-commissioned Palmer report…Details
Look at the map of “Palestine” in many Palestinian Arab organization logos. Not much room for Israel, is there?
BY BARRY RUBIN— Since much of what I write about regional politics seems pessimistic, I periodically remind people why I’m an optimist, at least when it comes to Israel. Even today, Israel’s security situation is as good as or better than it has been since any time since the establishment of the state. The two…Details
BY RABBI BEREL WEIN, ISRAPUNDIT — It’s Not Going to Go Away The Moslem world and its faith as is currently revealed and practiced in universal society is religion run amuck, as much a danger to itself as to others. In spite of all policies, agreements, hopes and wishful thinking, it should be obvious that the Israeli-Arab…Details
BY CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— US Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, the chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee kicked up a political storm this week. Tuesday Ros-Lehtinen introduced the United Nations Transparency, Accountability, and Reform Act. If passed into law it would place stringent restrictions on US funding of the UN’s budget. The US currently funds 22…Details
Think on this! “Yahweh has established his throne in heaven and his kingdom rules over all.” … “Be always on the watch and prayerful that you may have the power to escape all that is about to happen and stand before the Son of Man at his coming.” Psalm 103:19; Luke 21:36) Pray on this!…Details
For three days in August 2011 the unthinkable became a reality…there was true peace between Israelis and Palestinians Israelis and Palestinians Make Peace from maozisrael on Vimeo.Details
BY MARTIN SHERMAN, JERUSALEM POST— We cannot go on as we are… to remain at peace when you should be going to war may be often very dangerous. The tyrant city… is a standing menace to all…. Let us attack and subdue her, that we may ourselves live safely for the future. – Thucydides, The History…Details
BY ASAF ROMIROWSKY, YNET— The ongoing turmoil in Syria is stirring a great deal of apprehension in Israel that is even greater than its hand-wringing over Egypt’s recent regime change. Unlike Israel and Egypt, Israel and Syria have no peace agreement, and Syria, with a large armory of sophisticated weapons, is one of Israel’s fervent…Details
BY REID SMITH, AMERICAN SPECTATOR— House Republicans have announced plans to introduce legislation that would allow individual member states to choose which activities at the United Nations they want to fund. House Foreign Affairs Chair Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is leading the charge for the voluntary budget measure that would also cut funding for Palestinian refugees, channel…Details
What is Rosh Hashanah? Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year. In the Hebrew calendar, the fall holiday occurs on the first and second days of the month Tishrei. Rosh Hashanah represents the miraculous creation of the first humans, Adam and Eve. When celebrating Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish people gather in synagogues all over the world…Details
By JOSH ROGIN — Foreign Policy — If the Palestinians go forward with their drive to seek recognition as a state at the U.N. General Assembly next month, all agreements governing Israeli-Palestinian and U.S.-Palestinian cooperation could become null and void, according to Israel’s ambassador to the United States. “We have a lot of agreements with…Details
THE ARABS IN PROPHECY, PART 4 of 5, BY DR. RICHARD BOOKER— According to the PLO (and the Western media), the Palestinian Arabs have lived in “Palestine” from time immemorial. They were forced to flee by the “Jewish Zionists” when the modern State of Israel was created. However, the facts tell a different story. Although…Details
“The American public has few foreign policy preferences that are this marked, this deep, this enduring—and this much at odds with public opinion in other countries.”—Walter Russell Mead of the Council on Foreign Relations writing about the US’s position on Israel.
BY CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— Under the terms of the Egypt-Israel peace treaty, Egypt is prohibited from deploying military forces in the Sinai. Will the Egyptian military be permitted to remilitarize the Sinai? Since Palestinian and Egyptian terrorists crossed into Israel from Sinai on August 18 and murdered eight Israelis this has been a central issue…Details
BY DENNIS PRAGER— Next month, the UN-sponsored hate-Israel festival known as Durban III takes place. Under the heading “anti-racism,” the great bulk of the conference, like Durban I and Durban II, consists of condemning Israel for racism and equating it to an apartheid state. Of the world’s many great lies, this is among the greatest.…Details