'Kick a Jew day' ends in suspensions for 10 Florida students

By Haaretz Service Ten middle school students in Naples, Florida have been suspended after taking part in what they termed “Kick a Jew Day” at their school, school district officials reported. The one day in-school suspensions were served earlier this week. The incident occurred a day before red-haired students were targeted at a California middle…

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Natural Allies

By Shelley Neese, The Jerusalem Connection Interfaith Zionism is emerging a power-force in American politics as Zionist Christians and Jews are crossing the proverbial aisle to collaborate in support of Israel.  To outsiders, Jews and Christians seem strange bedfellows—Jews, traditional loyalists of the left and evangelical Christians, the conservative base of the right. Jews, persecuted…

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Placing the Blame

By Shelley Neese, The Jerusalem Connection Four years ago, on May 10th, the thirty-nine day terrorist-takeover of the Church of the Nativity ended.  The siege began when a gunbattle broke out in the Streets of Bethlehem between the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and Palestinian terrorists.  Over two-hundred Palestinians stormed the Church compound.  Knowing many highly…

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Solution: Rehabilitation of the Refugees

by Rabbi Benny Elon, The Israel Initiative The refugee problem can and must be solved. All peace processes in the Middle East have included elaborate declarations for rehabilitation programs for the refugees but all have delayed the development and implementation of such programs until the end of the process. This process remains stuck today and…

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