Wrong, Wrong, and Wrong: Decrying the Murder of Ari Fuld

By Inna Rogatchi © Who said that they do not follow our calendar? Ever so often the despicable murders by the Palestinian terrorists of innocent Israeli people, children, teenagers, rabbis, teachers, housewives are committed on or close to Shabbat or our holy days. Our New Year 5779 have just started. And two days before Yom…

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Palestinians to Consider Severing Israel Ties, Erekat Says

By Abbas Al Lawati, Bloomberg— The Palestinian Authority vowed to reconsider its cooperation with Israel as it again accused the U.S. of taking sides in the stalled Middle East peace process. Senior Palestinian official Saeb Erekat told reporters in Ramallah that the full range of political, economic and security ties would be reassessed in the…

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Q&A: Special Envoy Jason Greenblatt Details the Thinking Behind the Mideast Peace Plan

By Josh Hasten, Jewish Press— Tasked by U.S. President Donald Trump to help reach the “deal of the century,” Jason Greenblatt, who serves as one of Trump’s top Middle East envoys, has a herculean task before him: to help negotiate the peace plan between the Israelis and the Palestinians. Along with Trump’s son-in-law and senior…

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Palestinians Declare Trump Their Enemy, Threaten Explosion of Violence

By Israel Today— Palestinian Authority officials have warned that their people will respond to US President Donald Trump’s latest foreign policy moves in, apparently, the only way they know how–with an explosion of violence. Earlier this month, Trump made good on his promise to cut all American funding to UNRWA, the United Nations body set…

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The Democratic Socialists of America and Their Anti-Semitism Problem

By Daniel Greenfield, Frontpage— “Like most American Jews, I was raised with the delusion that Israel was a safe haven for me,” Julia Salazar wrote on Mondoweiss, an anti-Semitic hate site, while denouncing the Jewish State. Salazar’s rant had appeared on a racist site whose creator had complained that his publication had been banned from…

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Crisis on campus: A new generation of galvanized young Jews learns how to fight anti-Semitis

BY DEBORAH FINEBLUM, JNS— IfNotNow has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to create nothing less than “a movement led by young Jews to reclaim the mantle of Jewish leadership from the out-of-touch establishment.” Or, more specifically, to be “the generation to end our community’s support for the occupation.” Since the term “occupation”…

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Trump closing Palestinian mission in pro-Israel move

By Laurie Kellman, AP— President Donald Trump is closing the Palestine Liberation Organization’s mission in Washington, the latest U.S. blow against the Palestinians and an international court during the stalled Mideast peace process. Some things to know: THE GIST The administration’s move to close the PLO office in Washington is not directly connected to the…

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US Ambassador: Golan will be ‘part of Israel forever’

By Ariel Kahana, Israel Hayom U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman believes that the Golan Heights will remain under Israeli sovereignty, and certainly won’t be placed back in the hands of Syria’s current leader, President Bashar Assad. In an exclusive interview with Israel Hayom, which will be published in full on Friday, Friedman says that…

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