'Al-Aqsa II' being built for Ahmadinejad

by Oshrat Nagar Levit, Ynetnews.com The Lebanese people will soon have an Al-Aqsa mosque of their own, Yedioth Ahronoth reported Tuesday. The mosque, to be built a few hundred meters from the border with Israel, is being constructed in honor of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s upcoming visit. Construction is nearing its end in the village of…

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The lessons of Stuxnet

by Caroline Glick, Jpost There’s a new cyber-weapon on the block. And it’s a doozy. Stuxnet, a malicious software, or malware, program was apparently first discovered in June. Although it has appeared in India, Pakistan and Indonesia, Iran’s industrial complexes — including its nuclear installations — are its main victims. Stuxnet operates as a computer…

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Israeli FM: Don't let Obama impose 'peace'

by Ryan Jones, Israel Today Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Sunday said he recently learned from reliable sources in the US that the Obama Administration is planning to impose a “peace” settlement on Israel and the Palestinians in the coming months. In a meeting with other members of his Yisrael Beiteinu (Israel Our Home)…

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Christian pro-Israel group opens headquarters in east J'lem

by Melanie Lidman, The Jerusalem Post The International Israel Allies Caucus Foundation (IIACF), an umbrella organization for an international network of pro-Israel lobbies in governments around the world, opened its headquarters in east Jerusalem on Wednesday with a ceremony attended by 40 supporters of Christian-Israel partnerships. The building, located across from the American consulate on…

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'Palestine new UN member in 2011 if talks succeed'

by Jordana Horn, JPost In his address to the UN General Assembly Thursday, US President Barack Obama called for a continuation of the settlement freeze and expressed the hope that by next year, current Israeli-Palestinian negotiations will have resulted in “an independent, sovereign state of Palestine. “We believe that the moratorium should be extended.  We…

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Early Jewish Contributions to America

by Victor Sharpe As Jews are vilified in the universities and colleges for support of Israel, it is good to remember the major contributions Jews have made to this country, beginning in their early years on these welcoming shores. When the subject of Jewish American contributions to American society and culture is discussed few ordinary…

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Are the U.S. and the West starting to get it?

by Barry Rubin, GLORIA Center After acceding to U.S. requests for nine months by freezing construction on existing Jewish settlements in the West Bank and also not building over the pre-1967 frontier in Jerusalem, Israel got nothing. While Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed willing to continue it in some form, pressures from within his coalition…

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