White House reports Two-year building freeze in Ramat Shlomo

by Maayana Miskin, Israelnationalnews.com Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has agreed to freeze construction in a Jewish neighborhood of Jerusalem for two years, officials in the United States State Department said Sunday. Netanyahu’s office denied that he has agreed not to build in Ramat Shlomo in northern Jerusalem until 2012.  US officials said the move was…

Details

Shavuot mini cheesecakes

*These tiny desserts are wonderful topped with fruit or jelly. This recipe makes 12 mini cheesecakes.  Is there anything better than a holiday that requires you to eat cheesecake? Ingredients 2/3 cup graham cracker crumbs 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons margarine, melted 2 (8 ounce) packages of cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup sugar 3 teaspoons lemon juice…

Details

Obama's war on Jerusalem

By Jonathan Tobin, Commentary Magazine The Israeli government is walking a fine line as it tries holding out against the Obama administration’s demand for a building freeze while simultaneously fending off charges that it is not interested in making peace with the Palestinians. The predictable result is confusion. The Netanyahu government’s defiance of the American…

Details

Get Ready for a Nuclear Iran

By John Bolton, Wall Street Journal Negotiations grind on toward a fourth U.N. Security Council sanctions resolution against Iran’s nuclear weapons program, even as President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrives in New York to address the Non-Proliferation Treaty review conference. Sanctions advocates acknowledge that the Security Council’s ultimate product will do no more than marginally impede Iran’s…

Details