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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The New York Times and Israel

by Atty. Elyakim Haetzni, Arutz 7  Well-known columnist Thomas Friedman summed up his recent article, Reality Check, in the New York Times as follows:  “The most important thing President Obama and the Secretary of State…can do now is…to simply get out of the picture…America has to get off the road…”. Putting aside our reservations about…

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Is Mossad Systematically Killing Iranian Nuclear Scientists?

by Chana Ya’ar, Arutz 7 Iran’s state-run Fars News Agency (FNA) is accusing Israel’s international intelligence agency of killing the country’s nuclear scientists. The news agency quoted a report posted Wednesday on the IranNuc.ir website that said the Mossad “has a long record in assassinating Arab and Muslim scientists in collaboration with its U.S. and…

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Mubarak says Israel needs to review its policies

by JPost Staff Israel needs to reexamine its policies and initiate steps to build trust with the Palestinian Authority so that negotiations can be restarted, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak told Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Thursday. The two leaders met in Sharm e-Sheikh and held a lengthy, friendly and comprehensive discussion that focused on the…

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Jordan: Swift action needed for peace

by AFP Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Wednesday urged “swift action” to help push forward the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, warning against wasting more time, a palace statement said. “Efforts for having serious and effective peace talks should continue, based on a two-state solution, which is the only way to achieve regional stability and security,”…

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UN spurns Beirut on fixing sea border after Israel strikes gas

by Debkafile The UN has turned down Lebanon’s demand to intervene in delineating its sea border following Israel’s discovery in the Mediterranean of the Leviathan gas well – billed as the world’s biggest find in a decade. UN Spokesman Martin Nesirsky explained that UNIFIL’s mandate applied to coastal waters, not to delineating maritime lines. Cyprus…

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Pro-Israel activists: New congress will remain Israel ally

by Hilary Leila Krieger, JPost  WASHINGTON – The Congress that will be installed Wednesday might be losing four of its Jewish members, but Republicans and several pro-Israel advocates insist it will remain as supportive as ever of the Jewish state. “The members who are taking over will be at least as strong in their pro-Israel…

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