If Jews aren’t chosen, neither are we

by Joseph Farah, World Net Daily The Vatican last week challenged the biblical precept that the Jews are the chosen people of God. Then the Vatican, through the person of Monsignor Cyril Salim Bustros, a Greek Melkite archbishop from Boston and president of the church’s “commission for the message,” claimed the Bible “cannot be used…

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Clinton warns Palestinians and Israelis against 'unilateral' actions

By Natasha Mozgovaya, Haaretz Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that the United States was working “every day, indeed every hour” to revive stalled Middle East peace negotiations, and warned both sides against making unilateral moves that could compromise the outcome of these talks. “We do not support unilateral steps by either party that…

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Obama's mideast juggernaut will continue to roll

by Victor Sharpe, Jewish Press Even as political commentators speculate that the power of the Obama presidency has been severely curtailed as a result of the Republican victories in the House along with increased GOP representation in the Senate, the Obama/State Department juggernaut continues to grind away at Israel’s security and sovereignty. Only Jewish Americans…

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Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper stands up for Israel!

Canada will remain a steadfast supporter of Israel even if it means losing stature internationally, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said. Addressing a three-day conference in Ottawa on battling global anti-Semitism, Harper said Monday that “when Israel, the only country in the world whose very existence is under attack, is consistently and conspicuously singled out for…

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Canada, a steadfast supporter of Israel

by JTA Canada will remain a steadfast supporter of Israel even if it means losing stature internationally, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said. Addressing a three-day conference in Ottawa on battling global anti-Semitism, Harper said Monday that “when Israel, the only country in the world whose very existence is under attack, is consistently and conspicuously singled…

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US suggests building tenders timed to embarass Netanyahu

by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, Arutz Sheva Announcements from the municipality of Jerusalem on new housing units while Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu meets with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden may be aimed at “embarrassing” the Prime Minister, U.S. State Department spokesman Philip Crowley suggested Monday. For the second time this year, Jerusalem officials announcement a new…

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Obama calls East Jerusalem Construction plans unhelpful

by Jerusalem PostUS President Barack Obama criticized Israel on Tuesday at a news conference in Indonesia, following Monday’s announcement that Israel has advanced plans to build 1,345 homes in east Jerusalem. “This kind of activity is never helpful when it comes to peace negotiations,” Obama said during a visit to Jakarta. Also on Tuesday, senior…

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Bush's memoir says Abbas was ready to make deal

by Hilary Leila Krieger, Jerusalem Post Former US president George W. Bush indicates that both Ehud Olmert and Mahmoud Abbas were willing to publicly back Olmert’s proposed peace agreement before Olmert’s ouster as prime minister ruined the deal, according to a memoir to be released on Tuesday. Bush also excoriates the US intelligence agencies that…

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Jerusalem for sale

by Caroline Glick Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is playing with fire. And Israel is getting burned. Over the past week, it has been widely reported that the Obama administration and the Netanyahu government are conducting secret negotiations regarding future Israeli land surrenders to the Palestinians in the Jordan Valley and Jerusalem. According to the reports,…

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One that calls for a response

Rachel Ehrenfeld said:  “The huge Republican gain in the mid-term elections diminished significantly President Obama’s political influence domestically and internationally. … , Obama’s failure could encourage his plans for a Palestinian State. … His ill-conceived “peace plan” in the Middle East – pressuring Israel to freeze construction in areas claimed by the Palestinians, give up…

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PA official: Israel intervened in US vote

by Ynetnews.comPalestinians unmoved by US election results, but view them as proof of Israeli attempt ‘to thwart negotiations.’ Yasser Abed Rabbo, secretary-general of the Palestinian Liberation Organization’s Executive Committee, said Wednesday morning that Israel intervened in the American mid-term elections in a bid to disrupt the Middle East peace process. According to the senior Palestinian…

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Political earthquake in US

by Yoram Ettinger, Ynetnews.com The November 2010 mid-term election produced a seismic political effect: The most rapid and wide-in-scope Congressional and Gubernatorial victory since 1948. The outcome of the election repudiates Obama’s policies and dramatically erodes his political clout. It feeds the confrontational nature of a systematically pro-Israel Congress and increases the number of pro-Israel…

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