Analysis: Downing of Israeli F-16 is no victory for Iranian axis in escalating ‘war between wars’

By Yaakov Lappin, JNS— LAPPIN A day after Israeli, Syrian, and Iranian forces were involved in a major military confrontation—that left an Israeli F-16 shot down, along with an Iranian drone, and multiple Syrian air defenses destroyed—the dust has begun to settle and the bigger picture is emerging. The escalation is the latest in an…

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Former Polish PM: ‘Of Course Poles Took Part in Holocaust’

By Algemeiner– A former prime minister entered Poland’s fraught debate over a new law that prohibits discussion of Polish collusion with the Nazi Holocaust, bluntly telling a leading newspaper that “of course” there were cases of Poles collaborating in the extermination of the Jews. “Of course Poles took part,” former Polish premier Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz told…

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Israel Launches Devastating Aerial Assault on Syria After F-16 Shot Down Over Galilee

By Israel Today— The Israel Air Force hadn’t lost a fighter jet to enemy fire in 34 years, until Saturday, when Iranian and Syrian forces downed an Israeli F-16 over the Galilee. The plane in question was part of a strike force on a retaliatory mission into Syria after an Iranian drone entered Israeli airspace…

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Trump: Faith ‘Central’ to American Life

By NewsMax— President Donald Trump says faith is “central to American life and liberty.” Trump on Thursday addressed the National Prayer Breakfast, a high-profile annual event that brings together faith leaders, politicians and dignitaries. He spoke about seeing the “power of God’s love” in Americans, particularly during the response to recent hurricanes and mass shootings.…

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President Trump’s Envoy to Israel Tells Abbas, Palestinians, “Stop Denying Jewish History”

By Israel Today— As far as Israel is concerned, denial of the Jewish historical and religious connection to this land, and especially to Jerusalem, is the primarily roadblock to peace at present. Finally, it would seem that the American government agrees. US President Donald Trump’s special Middle East envoy, Jason Greenblatt, on Thursday blasted Palestinian…

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Hoenlein: Like UK, France of old, Iran and Turkey are trying to carve up region

By David Horovitz, Times of Israel— The head of American Jewry’s main umbrella group warned that Iran and Turkey are working aggressively to carve up the Middle East, much as Britain and France did in the Sykes-Picot agreement of a century ago, and that the whole world will be adversely impacted for decades if they…

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Are Evangelical Christians anti-Palestinian?

By Joel C. Rosenberg— Palestinian leaders are not simply infuriated by President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. They are also incensed by what they perceive as an anti-Palestinian theology held by Evangelical Christians generally, and specifically by Evangelicals close to Mr. Trump, including Vice President Mike Pence. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas refused…

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“Jewish Death Camps:” The real story of today’s Poland

By Israel National News— Polish-speaking historian Dr Inna Rogatchi, interviewed by Rochel Sylvetsky for Arutz Sheva, gives an insider’s perception of the new Polish Holocaust Law and Poland today. The Polish Holocaust Law, awaiting final signature, was a hot topic in the Polish media, as it was in Israel. And then the real Poland spoke…

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Erdogan, Pope Form Unholy, Anti-Trump Alliance to Control Jerusalem

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— A meeting on Monday between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Pope Francis may have grave implications for Jerusalem as both leaders appear to be building an agenda based upon their joint opposition to US President Donald Trump’s recognition of the city as Israel’s capital. The meeting, which…

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