Eric Cantor: Israel a key strategic ally in Middle East

By Jpost.com Washington D.C. – House Republican Whip Eric Cantor issued the following statement on Thursday in response to President Obama’s remarks Tuesday, which appeared in the New York Times, that Israel may be “costing us significantly in terms of both blood and treasure.” “Israel is a democracy that has always made the sacrifices necessary…

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The Times Makes It Official: Obama Has Shifted U.S. Policy Against Israel

By Jonathan Tobin, commentarymagazine.com If there were any lingering doubts in the minds of Democrats who care about Israel that the president they helped elect has fundamentally altered American foreign policy to the Jewish state’s disadvantage, they are now gone. The New York Times officially proclaimed the administration’s changed attitude in a front-page story this…

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Iran, Israel and the Bomb

By Carol Pederson, Wall Street Journal Sorting the real, from the phony, nuclear proliferation threats. As far as grand summitry goes, an American President hasn’t hosted something like the current two-day talk-in on nuclear security in Washington since—well, as the Obama Administration described it, not since the San Francisco Conference of 1945. That meeting created…

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Evangelical Left targets Israel

By Mark Tooley, Frontpagemag.com Anti-Israel activists rightly see American evangelicals as key to U.S. support for Israel. That is why they are targeting evangelicals with messages of pro-Palestinian solidarity as supposedly central to Christian compassion. A new evangelical film, “With God on Our Side,” is coming out this month to rebut pro-Israel Christians and persuade…

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First it’s not ‘Islam,’ now it’s not ‘radical Islam’

By Stan Goodenough, Jerusalem Newswire President George W. Bush made the first critical mistake when – in an effort to prevent a backlash against peaceful American Muslims – he moved quickly after 9-11 to stress that the enemy that had perpetrated the worst attack on the United States since Pearl Harbor was not “Islam” but…

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Playing the same old (immoral) game

by Stan Goodenough, Jerusalem Newswire Barack Obama can package it anyway he likes. After sabotaging his own – glaringly transparent – “bilateral talks” approach, he can table “another” peace plan; he can call it “new.” He can build it on what American administration officials reportedly see as “past progress achieved” in the peace plans littering…

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Imigration to Israel from N. America up by 20%

Haaertz.com Immigration to Israel from North America during the first quarter increased by more than 20 percent from a year earlier, according to data compiled by Nefesh B’Nefesh and the Jewish Agency, pointing to a busy year. Nefesh B’Nefesh, a nonprofit organization that handles immigration from North America and Britain along with the Jewish Agency,…

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