Jordan would ‘look favorably’ on a binational Israeli-Palestinian state

By Israel Hayom— Jordan would look “positively” on the creation of a binational state that guarantees equal rights to Israelis and Palestinians if Israel’s proposed sovereignty of the Jordan Valley and settlements in Judea and Samaria closes the door on a two-state solution, Jordanian Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said Tuesday. In the wake of Israel’s…

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Israel and the Sino-Iranian Alliance

By Caroline Glick, Jpost— When Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Teheran in 2016, most observers dismissed the significance of the move. The notion that Beijing would wreck its relations with America, the largest economy and most powerful global superpower, in favor of an alliance with Iran, the world’s greatest state sponsor of terror was, on…

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Iran’s Mullahs Celebrate More Rewards from the ‘Nuclear Deal’

By Majid Rafizadeh, Gatestone Institute— While Iran’s ruling mullahs have been celebrating their rewards from the nuclear deal — which, by the way, Iran never signed — according to its terms, the arms embargo against the Islamic Republic is scheduled to be lifted on October 18, 2020. On June 30, 2020, U.S. Secretary of State…

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The US State Department’s clumsy calculus of Palestinian terror

By Michael Freund, Jerusalem Post— A number of years ago, on a visit to Manhattan, I entered one of the countless souvenir stores that dot the area in Times Square which are affectionately known as “tourist traps.” Amid the refrigerator magnets declaring one’s love for New York, the fake subway signs and plastic snow globes…

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Pandemic races through Israel as 2nd lockdown looms

By Ariel Kahana , Gideon Allon, and Israel Hayom Staff— Cabinet ministers approved a series of restrictions on public gatherings and venues on Friday in an effort to curb the second outbreak of the coronavirus, which has been gripping Israel over the past two weeks. The Health Ministry said 1,832 new infections were confirmed between…

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French Consul ‘too vague’ on issue of legitimizing Arab terrorism

By Donna Rachel Edmunds, JPost— Failure by the French Consul to condemn Palestinian calls for terrorists to be released from jail endangers Israeli lives by legitimizing terror as a weapon in the Israeli-Arab conflict, an NGO told The Jerusalem Post. French Consul-General, René Troccaz, recently met with PLO Executive Committee Secretary and Chief Negotiator Saeb…

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Don’t accept the myth of ‘Jewish privilege’

By Jonathan Tobin, Israel Hayom— For one day at least, Twitter became a forum for some honesty, as opposed to the usual orgy of nastiness and pointless memes. After seeing the hashtag #Jewishprivilege used to spread anti-Semitic smears, a Jewish activist responded – and the result was a tidal wave of tweets testifying to the…

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Red Alert: Let’s Make Another List!

By Shelley Neese– In addition to the general statement that Israel today sits on the forefront of cures, treatments and prevention of Parkinson’s, various cancers, Alzheimer’s, cardiac conditions, and more, let’s add the latest ailment, Corona virus. Let’s examine what specific contributions Israelis and/or Jews contributed to modern society that touch our everyday lives; and…

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Black Lives Matter Protesters Take U-Turn to Blatant Antisemitism

By Clarion Project— Black Lives Matter (BLM) protesters took a U-turn into blatant antisemitism recently – that’s if you don’t count targeting Jewish businesses during the riots in Los Angeles as a function of antisemtism. At a rally in Washington, D.C. lead by Harvard student Christian Tabash, protesters could be heard chanting their accusations that…

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Germany’s Continuing Anti-Semitism Problem

By Judith Bergman, Gatestone Institute— Almost all anti-Semitic crimes in Germany in 2019 were committed by right-wing extremists, according to a recently published government report, “Politically Motivated Crime in 2019.” In the report, “politically motivated crimes” are divided into right-wing crimes, left-wing crimes, crimes motivated by foreign ideology, crimes motivated by religious ideology and unassigned…

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As annexation start date comes and goes, Netanyahu presses on with US talks

By Times of Israel— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will continue to discuss a possible annexation of parts of the West Bank with the US administration, his office said in a statement Wednesday, the target day the premier had set to begin the contentious process. At the same time, Netanyahu convened top Israeli security brass, including…

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Does Israel have the Right to Annex Settlements?

By Susan Michael, International Christian Embassy of Jerusalem— The Trump administration unveiled the long-awaited peace plan between Israel and the Palestinian people in January 2020. Perhaps the most realistic and balanced of any peace plan to date, it was rejected by the Palestinian Authority in less than two hours. One of the most controversial pieces…

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EU Still Trying to Fund Palestinian Terror-linked NGOs

By Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute— For many years, Palestinians have received unconditional funding from Western donors. Here is how it worked: Palestinian organizations would submit an application for funding, and the donors would automatically sign the check or approve the wire transfer of millions of dollars or euros to the Palestinians’ bank accounts. In…

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Shin Bet reveals attempt by Hezbollah to recruit Israeli citizens

By Anna Ahronheim, Jerusalem Post— Hezbollah in Lebanon is working to recruit Israeli civilians in order to carry out terror activities for the Shi’ite terror group, an investigation by Israel’s Shin Bet security agency has found. The Hezbollah cell, as well as the identity of Hezbollah detainees and recruits, was discovered following the June 6…

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