'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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Iran confirms its computers infected by virus

by Debkafile | Mahmoud Alyaee, secretary-general of Iran’s industrial computer servers, including its nuclear facilities control systems, confirmed Saturday, Sept. 25, that 30,000 computers belonging to classified industrial units had been infected and disabled by the malicious Stuxnet virus. This followed debkafile’s exclusive report Thursday, Sept. 23, from its Washington and defense sources that a…

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Urgent: 175 Nations, 7 Continents, 1 Prayer

Dear Praying Friends, As the Bible said it would, Jerusalem has become a cup of controversy on the global stage today (Zech. 12:2-3). RIGHT NOW… there are increasing threats from many nations against God’s covenant city, there are escalating tensions surrounding the inhabitants of the land of Israel, and there are ever-increasing global repercussions for…

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Obama's missed opportunity with Iran

by Thaddeus McCotter Iranian tyrant Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addressed the United Nations (UN) General Assembly recently. This despot wields power due to blood and fraud, for as every Iranian and honest observer knows the “election” was corrupt. In fact, on June 24, 2009, CNN recorded a telephone call from a terrified Iranian girl, who told of…

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UNHRC abuses Human Rights

by Danny Ayalon Unsurprisingly, a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) report has once again slammed Israel’s acts of self-defense. The recently released report ostensibly investigating the events that surrounded the interception of the Gaza-bound Mavi Marmara in May is a modern blood-libel, and another nail in the coffin of the council’s credibility. The full…

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Iran crosses into Iraq to hit bombing suspects

by Associated Press Iranian forces crossed into neighboring Iraq and killed 30 fighters from a group it says was involved in last week’s bombing of a military parade, state TV reported Sunday. Gen. Abdolrasoul Mahmoudabadi of the elite Revolutionary Guards said the “terrorists” were killed on Saturday in a clash “beyond the border” and that his…

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