How will the Republican-controlled House affect US-Israel ties?

by Natasha Mozgovaya, Haaretz The Republican’s victory in the House of Representatives on Tuesday leaves many in Israel wondering whether President Barack Obama’s stymied domestic agenda will encourage him to concentrate more on foreign policy, including the Middle East peace process. The Republicans are expected to take a tougher stance on Iran and put pressure…

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Former Iranian Revolutionary Guard speaks out

by Israelnationalnews.com Speaking from an undisclosed location, with his voice digitally altered to protect his true identity, former Iranian Revolutionary Guard Reza Kahlili told Israel National Radio’s Yishai Fleisher that Iran would not hesitate to use nuclear bombs against Israel. “ will use the nuclear bomb against Israel, they will use it against Persian Gulf…

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Bipartisan poll shows clear American support for Israel

by The Israel Project Washington, Nov. 3 – A new U.S. bi-partisan, national poll (PDF, PowerPoint) of actual voters conducted for The Israel Project on Nov 2. – election day and evening – shows an overwhelming number of Americans who say Israel is committed to peace (65 percent).   The poll was conducted by Public Opinion…

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Join us for the trip of a lifetime to Krakow, Poland

World’s Largest Jewish Culture Festival! June 26 – July 4, 2011 Join Jim and Pat Hutchens for an unforgettable discovery tour of Poland’s 1,000-year-old Jewish Heritage and Today’s Cultural Revival.  Jim and Pat will be co-hosts and sponsors of this wonderful event, standing as Christian Zionists with our Jewish brothers and sisters. Together they’ll vow “Never Again!” at…

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Hizballah's 'zero hour' exercise

by Debkafile Hizballah last Thursday, Oct. 28, conducted a command exercise in all parts of Lebanon to test its armed militia’s readiness for what its leaders called “zero hour” i.e. asserting its grip on Lebanon and “cornering” Prime Minister Saad Hariri. debkafile’s military sources report the exercise took all day and led up to the…

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What Bible is the Vatican reading?

by Michael Freund, JPost This past Saturday, a synod of bishops in Rome tossed the theological equivalent of a hand grenade, threatening to blow up decades of efforts to improve Catholic- Jewish relations. In a press conference at the Vatican, Monsignor Cyril Salim Bustros, a Greek Melkite archbishop from Boston and president of the Church’s…

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U.S. proposes Israel lease land from Palestinians

by Roee Nahmias, Ynetnews.com Israel is holding secret negotiations with the American administration in an effort to reach understandings vis-à-vis the establishment of a Palestinian state and its demarcation, the London-based newspaper Al-Sharq al-Awsat reported Friday. Palestinian sources confirmed that both sides were discussing the option that Israel would lease land in east Jerusalem and…

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Can the United Nations create a Palestinian State?

by Jackson Diehl, Washington Post On November 15, 1988, Yasser Arafat proudly read a declaration by his Palestinian Liberation Organization unilaterally proclaiming “the establishment of the State of Palestine on our Palestinian territory with its capital Jerusalem.” Shortly afterward the United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly to support the declaration; within months 93 governments had…

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New Book: Islamic Tsunami

Islamic Tsunami: Israel and America in the age of Obama by David Rubin Click here to order on Amazon.com (Hardcover or Kindle editon) Upon taking office, President Barack Obama pledged to change the dynamics of America s adversarial relationship with the Islamic world. Just seven years earlier, the terrorist attacks on September 11 had shattered the American…

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Egyptian Christians in danger

by Israel Today Egypt has parliamentary elections coming up next month and an important presidential election next year. As with similar regimes throughout history, the current rulers of Egypt need a scapegoat to take the voters’ attention off its disastrous social and economic policies (after all, rigging elections is so tedious). Unfortunately for Egypt’s 10…

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