Former Qatari Prime Minister: Israelis have a right to live in their own land

By JPost— Former Qatari prime minister Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani stated on Twitter Wednesday that Israelis have the right to live in their own land, as do the Palestinians. These statements came days after similar remarks by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. In a series of Arabic tweets about the state…

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Israel prepares for weeks of military and international tension

By DANIEL J. ROTH,HERB KEINON, JPost— Israel is bracing for several weeks of military and diplomatic confrontation that began with Friday’s march in the Gaza Strip. The march left 17 Palestinians dead and hundreds more injured, and its protests are expected to continue until May 15, which the Palestinians mark as Nakba Day, the “Day…

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Passover Miracle: Orthodox Jew Dreams of Jesus

By Charles Gardner, Israel Today— As we remember the death of Jesus in fulfilment of Passover, we also celebrate the resurrection miracle of God’s great deliverance from slavery into freedom. And for a bang up-to-date example of that, we need look no further than the testimony of Orthodox Jew Yonatan Perry. Having turned away from…

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Exposé: The depth of anti-Israel hate on American campuses

By Noah Beck, Arutz 7—- The Pessin affair was part of a growing trend of anti-Israel hostility on U.S. campuses, but at least his story has a somewhat happy ending. Pessin resumed teaching last fall after an extended paid sabbatical, and – together with a colleague – convinced the school to establish a Jewish Studies…

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Who Separated Passover From Easter?

By Michael Brown, Christian Post— This year, as Christians celebrate Good Friday, Jews will be celebrating Passover. But most years, the two holidays are separated, sometimes by several weeks. How did we end up with two distinct holy seasons when, in the beginning, they were one? It’s important to remember that, two-thousand years ago, there…

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Hamas leader: Protests mark the beginning of our return to ‘all of Palestine’

By Khaled Abu Toameh, Times of Israel— Demonstrations Friday along Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip mark the beginning of the Palestinians’ return to “all of Palestine,” Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said in a speech at the scene. “We are here to declare today that our people will not agree to keep the ‘right of…

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The Palestinian leadership’s promotion of death-seeking culture

BY Earl Cox, JPost— Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s priorities are not geared toward helping his people, but on maintaining his grip on power, privilege, and finagling foreign aid. The PA’s increased payments to terrorists and their families to $403 million a year, from $347 million last year are a stark incentive to violence and…

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Palestinians slam Congress’s passage of Taylor Force Act

By Michael Wilner, JPost— The PLO excoriated Congress on Friday for passing the Taylor Force Act, a law that threatens to freeze State Department funds to the Palestinian Authority unless it ends its longstanding practice of compensating terrorists and the families of terrorists convicted in Israeli courts. The PLO envoy to Washington, Husam Zomlot, dismissed…

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