Crisis on campus: A new generation of galvanized young Jews learns how to fight anti-Semitis

BY DEBORAH FINEBLUM, JNS— IfNotNow has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to create nothing less than “a movement led by young Jews to reclaim the mantle of Jewish leadership from the out-of-touch establishment.” Or, more specifically, to be “the generation to end our community’s support for the occupation.” Since the term “occupation”…

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Trump closing Palestinian mission in pro-Israel move

By Laurie Kellman, AP— President Donald Trump is closing the Palestine Liberation Organization’s mission in Washington, the latest U.S. blow against the Palestinians and an international court during the stalled Mideast peace process. Some things to know: THE GIST The administration’s move to close the PLO office in Washington is not directly connected to the…

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US Ambassador: Golan will be ‘part of Israel forever’

By Ariel Kahana, Israel Hayom U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman believes that the Golan Heights will remain under Israeli sovereignty, and certainly won’t be placed back in the hands of Syria’s current leader, President Bashar Assad. In an exclusive interview with Israel Hayom, which will be published in full on Friday, Friedman says that…

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Friedman: We’ve thrown $10b at Palestinians; peace isn’t a millimeter closer

By Times of Israel Staff— The United States has “thrown more than $10 billion” in aid to the Palestinians, but that spending has brought the region no closer to peace or stability, the US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman charged Tuesday, in an address explaining why US President Donald Trump thought it was important to…

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Red Heifer Birth, Paves Way for Messiah

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— Last Tuesday, the Temple Institute’s Red Heifer program was blessed with results; an entirely red female calf was born, paving the way for re-establishing the Temple service and marking the final stage of redemption. Almost three years ago the Temple Institute inaugurated its Raise a Red Heifer in…

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Trump’s ‘Peace Process’ Starts by Ending the Fake One

By Caroline Glick, Jpost— President Donald Trump’s decision last week to defund the UN Refugee Works Agency for Palestine (UNRWA) may not seems as significant as recognizing that Jerusalem is Israel’s capital and transferring the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. But it is. Both actions involve rejecting myths embedded in the failed peace…

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Abbas: Trump Offered US Peace Plan Based on Confederation with Jordan

BY TOVAH LAZAROFF, KHALED ABU TOAMEH, JPost-— The United States presented Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas with a peace deal based on a confederation with Jordan, the Israeli left-wing organization Peace Now reported on Sunday. The group publicized the possibility of a US-led confederation peace plan after it met with the PA leader in Ramallah.…

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Why Israelis Shy from Victory

By Daniel Pipes— One day, imagine, a U.S. president tells an Israeli prime minister: “Palestinian extremism damages American security. We need you to end it by achieving victory over the Palestinians. Do what it takes within legal, moral, and practical boundaries.” The president continues: “Impose your will on them, induce a sense of defeat so…

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