Expert: Gold Dome of the Rock Not Where Jewish Temples Stood

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, BIN— Rabbi Harry Moskoff, the author of the A.R.K. Report, has come to a different conclusion; the Dome of the Rock is close but not on spot. His 20-year search has led him through many possibilities. ‘At first, I thought it was in the northern end of the Temple Mount,” Moskoff told Breaking…

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New, Democratic-majority Senate stalls anti-BDS bill

By Reuters—- Legislation reaffirming US support for allies in the Middle East, including a measure to punish Americans who boycott Israel, fell victim on Tuesday to a domestic political dispute that has resulted in a partial federal government shutdown. The US Senate voted 56 to 44, falling short of the 60 votes needed to advance…

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First Palestinian Congresswoman Sworn in on Koran, Curses Trump, Erases Israel

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowtiz, BIN— A newly sworn-in congresswoman has already made waves, using foul language to threaten to impeach the president and reversing her campaign platform to the dismay of her Jewish supporters. This should come as no surprise since Rashida Tlaib is the country’s first Palestinian to sit in the House of Representatives.…

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Trump’s Latest Moves Make Officials Jumpy In Jerusalem

By Ilan Berman, The Hill— For Israel, a few weeks can make a world of difference. As recently as this past Fall, officials in Jerusalem were waxing optimistic over the new, more favorable regional environment confronting the Jewish state, and about America’s reinvigorated approach to the Mideast under President Trump. But now, the Administration’s unexpected…

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Hosting top Trump aide, PM asks US to recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan

By RAPHAEL AHREN, Times of Israel— Hosting a senior aide to US President Donald Trump in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called on the administration to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. “The Golan Heights is tremendously important for our security,” Netanyahu told US National Security Adviser John Bolton, during a joint…

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Qumranology: UNESCO’s Folly

In October 2016, UNESCO’s executive board ratified a resolution which attempted to erase 3,000 years of Jewish religious history in Jerusalem. The resolution was drafted by Jordan and submitted by Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, and Sudan—with the enthusiastic support of the Palestinian Authority, a full member of UNESCO since 2011. The central aim…

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Jesus, the Temple and an Ancient Weight Stone

By Tsvi Sadan, Israel Today— “An amazing archaeological discovery.” This is how Prime Minister Netanyahu called the recent discovery of a 3,000-year-old beka stone used for weighing a half-shekel worth of silver. The little weight stone was found during on-going excavations at the foundation of the Western Wall. Obviously, Netanyahu is using this finding as…

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Palestinians’ New Year’s Resolutions

By Bassam Tawil, Gatestone— The Palestinians are celebrating the beginning of 2019 by promising Israel more violence, a “revolution until victory,” and another year of conflict and suffering. The messages that the Palestinians are sending to Israel offer anything but hope. On the contrary, they are making it clear that Israel should expect yet more…

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By pulling out, America leaves Syria ‘deserted’ for Israel’s foes

By Israel Kasnett, JNS— The Israel Air Force carried out airstrikes on Tuesday night against a series of targets involving Iranian weapons’ transfers to Hezbollah, as well as several senior members of the terror organization. Syrian air defenses reportedly fired 30 anti-aircraft missiles in response, allegedly placing a number of civilian airliners in danger. Russia…

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