Anti-Semitism in Hitler’s birthplace and the college campus

By Daniel Greenfield, Frontpage— Burkay, an unemployed Muslim Turk, wearing a stained white “Miami Beach” shirt attacked three Jewish people in Vienna, Austria. It was just another day in a city where Muslim terrorists had once thrown grenades into a synagogue during a bar mitzvah, killing a woman who threw herself onto the grenade to…

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Minority Leaders Express Support for Nation-State Law

By Daniel Siryoti, Ariel Kahana, Gideon Allon and Yori Yalon, Israel Hayom— Despite some Druze leaders’ vocal opposition to the controversial nation-state law, some in the community, as well as within other minorities, are voicing support for the legislation. The nation-state law defines Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people. The law’s provisions, including…

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US Imposes Sanctions on Turkey

By Israel National News—- The Trump Administration imposed sanctions on Turkish officials Wednesday over the imprisonment of a US pastor Wednesday. “Pastor Brunson’s unjust detention and continued prosecution by Turkish officials is simply unacceptable,” US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a statement. “President Trump has made it abundantly clear that the United States expects…

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Russian Envoy: Israel Agrees to Removal of Iranian Troops 85 KM from Golan

By Anna Ahronheim, Jerusalem Post— Russia and Israel have reached an agreement on the removal of Iranian forces at least 85 kilometers from Israel’s Golan Heights, Russia’s special envoy for Syria told the Sputnik news agency on Wednesday. “As we took into account the Israeli concerns, we managed to attain the pullout of Iranian units…

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Trump Says U.S. to Impose ‘Large Sanctions’ on Turkey Over Pastor’s Detention

By Haaretz— U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said the United States would impose significant sanctions on Turkey over its detention of American Christian pastor Andrew Brunson and called on Ankara to immediately release him. “The United States will impose large sanctions on Turkey for their long time detainment of Pastor Andrew Brunson, a great…

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The Forgotten (or Ignored) Aspect of Israel’s ‘Racist’ Nation-State Law

By Ryan Jones, Israel Today— Israel has come under a lot of flak for recently passing a new Basic Law (the local equivalent of a constitutional law in the absence of a true constitution) that enshrines “Israel as the historic home of the Jewish people,” officially labels an undivided Jerusalem as its capital and declares…

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Palestinian Authority Condemns US Ambassador

By ICEJ NEWS— US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman’s visit to the family of Yotam Ovadia, who was stabbed to death last Thursday amidst a terrorist attack on the Jerusalem suburb of Adam, sparked outrage in the Palestinian Authority, which issued a statement accusing Friedman of “provocation” adding that the position of the Trump Administration…

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Abbas: Palestinians Planning ‘Fateful And Dangerous Decisions’

By Khaled Abu Toameh, JPost— Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday that the Palestinians were planning to make “fateful and dangerous decisions on important issues in the next two months.” He did not specify the nature of the decisions being considered. However, Abbas said that they would be presented to the PLO Central…

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Messianic Lite: Va’etchanan, “and I pleaded”

This week’s Messianic Lite is our second Torah portion in Deuteronomy. It covers 3:23 to 7:11. According to Bible translator Robert Alter, the book of Deuteronomy is Moses’ “valedictory address.” He recapitulates the narrative of the Exodus, reinforces the points of the law, and repeats previous exhortations. Moses understands the threat facing God’s people as…

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Turkey’s Erdogan: The Making of a Latter Day Sultan

BY TERRANCE J. MINTNER, THE MEDIA LINE— Analysts largely agree that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has done more to shape Turkey than any other leader since Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk), the legendary leader who founded the Turkish republic in 1923. Atatürk, who served as the country’s first president from 1923-1938, worked tirelessly to put Turkey on…

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Farrakhan’s Bigotry Finds Traction Among Progressives and Alt Right

By Abraham Cooper and Harold Brackman, Israel Behind the News— Louis Farrakhan, octogenarian leader of the unIslamic, anti-white Nation of Islam, has been active ever since the 1960s sowing the seeds of racism, anti-Semitism, and hate for our blessed American nation. So why worry about an aging bigot today? Suddenly, Louis Farrakhan’s life’s work is…

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