Hamas Lowers Profile as Israeli Ministers Warn of Cast Lead II

 by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, Arutz 7 Hamas has begun to shift the blame to other terrorist groups for the escalation of attacks, as three Israel Cabinet ministers say a second Operation Cast Lead is on the horizon. Meanwhile, the IDF bombed more Hamas targets in Gaza overnight, scoring direct hits on two terrorist sites. After…

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Muslim Apartheid Targets Christians as well as Jews in the Middle East

by Jim Sinkinson, FLAME Did you know that Jesus was a Palestinian martyr? Former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat often claimed that “Jesus was the first Palestinian shahid (martyr).” Not only do the Palestinians deny Jesus’s Jewishness, they also attempt to rob him of his Christianity. On Palestinian Authority TV this past Christmas Eve, a program…

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Netanyahu defends construction in Jerusalem

by Attila Somfalvi, YNetnews.com The Prime Minister’s Office on Monday issued a statement following Sunday’s demolition of the Shepherd Hotel in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah, denying any connection to the event in a bid to curb global criticism. “Yesterday’s activities at the Shepherd Hotel were conducted by private people in accordance with…

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Population in Judea/Samaria grows despite the freeze

by Hillel Fendel, Arutz 7 The Central Bureau of Statistics has released the most recent population statistics of Judea and Samaria (Yesha), indicating yet another nation-leading growth rate. Despite the ten months of construction freeze that ended in September, the Jewish population in Judea and Samaria grew by more than 4.5 percent in the course…

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Israeli soldier dead, 8 wounded as Gaza violence escalates

by Israel Today An Israeli soldier was killed and four other soldiers were wounded by friendly fire while battling Hamas terrorists on Friday night along the Gaza security fence, and area that is seeing a significant rise in violence. The soldiers spotted a Hamas cell planting bombs along the fence. A team of infantry soldiers…

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Israel and the Palestinians: Irreconcilable Differences

by Jerrold L. Sobel, American Thinker There are still many things out there that mankind just can’t get a grip on. For instance; When exactly did the universe begin? When will it end? What’s the last digit in Pi? Why can’t there be peace between Israel and the Palestinians? All mysteries, all irreconcilable questions, the…

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Those unscrupulous Israel haters

by Victor Sharpe The well-funded campaign to delegitimize the Jewish state is no doubt bringing a smile to the ghost of Hitler’s Propaganda Minister, Josef Goebbels. The drones who spew again and again the anti-Israel big lies are, perhaps, not aware that their words and falsehoods come straight from Goebbels’s own handbook. These western Israel…

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Hamas leader denies Nazi Holocaust

by Al Manar A senior Hamas leader on Thursday accused Israel of carrying out “countless holocausts” against the Palestinians while saying the Nazi genocide was a “lie.” Mahmoud al-Zahar made the remarks during a memorial ceremony for 43 Palestinians who were killed at a UN school in the Jabaliya refugee camp during Israel’s 22-day war…

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Agents of influence

by Caroline Glick, JPost On Sunday December 19, the self-proclaimed “Israeli human rights” group B’tselem disseminated a shocking story to the local and international media. B’tselem claimed that the previous day Palestinian shepherd Samir Bani Fadel was peacefully herding his sheep when he was set upon by a mob of Israeli settlers. He alleged that…

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Evangelicals must rise to the occasion

by Jordan Sekulow, Washington Post 2011 began with some bleak news for Muslim-Christian relations around the world. Recent attacks against churches in Iraq, Nigeria and Egypt have killed dozens of Christian worshippers. Meanwhile, the Pakistani government is standing by the country’s controversial blasphemy law which critics say threatens religious minorities. How should political and religious…

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One that calls for a response

Melanie Phillips said: “So while Muslims deny the Holocaust, they claim that Israel is carrying out a holocaust in Gaza. Antisemitism is central to Jewish experience in Europe; Muslims claim that ‘Islamophobia’ is rife throughout Europe.  Israel gives all Jews the ‘right of return’ to Israel on account of the unique reality of global Jewish…

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