Video: How fake Muslim history has bludgeoned the world against Israel

We hear a lot these days about fake news, but what about “fake heritage?” In the battle for international hearts and minds, being “indigenous” is a hot ticket to leftist sympathy. The Arabs haven’t been able to bludgeon Israel into physical submission, but in their lust for the indigenous status in Israel, they’re making great…

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Jared Kushner on Middle East Peace

By Ashley Feinberg, ON MONDAY, WHITE House senior adviser Jared Kushner spoke to a group of congressional interns as part of an ongoing, off-the-record summer lecture series. During the question-and-answer portion of the event, Kushner may have inadvertently offered some insight into the negotiating tactics he is using in the Middle East. Prior to Kushner’s…

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Iran’s role in Temple Mount clashes revealed

By JNS.org—- The recent clashes in and around the Temple Mount were fueled in part by the Iranian government, Palestinian sources told Israel Hayom this week. The clashes erupted after Israeli authorities installed metal detectors at entry points to the site in response to a deadly terrorist attack there July 14. Many Muslims locally and around the world viewed the Israeli security measure…

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The battle over Jerusalem has just begun

By Bassam Tawil, Gatestone-— The Palestinian “victory” celebrations that took place after Israel removed metal detectors and surveillance cameras from the entrances to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem bode badly for the future of stability and peace in the Middle East. To the Palestinians and many Arabs and Muslims, the Israeli move is viewed as…

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Jordan’s King wants to ‘Stop the Judaisation’ of Temple Mount

By Jewish Press— His Majesty King Abdullah II on Saturday spoke before an assembly of local newspaper editors and journalists, saying “he spared no occasion to put the Palestinian cause and defend Jerusalem before the world,” according to the Petra state news agency, adding, “There is no voice that speaks better than Jordan as we…

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What Is the World Council of Churches?

By Malcolm Lowe, Gatestone— The World Council of Churches was founded with a noble aim: to overcome the divisions of Christianity and restore the unity of purpose of Christ’s original followers. After the retirement of its founding spirit, Willem Visser ‘t Hooft, it drifted away from its original concerns, a development that accelerated after his…

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Erdogan, Haniyeh and Abbas are praying for an intifada

By Ron Ben-Yishai, Ynet— The Islamists who incited and ignited the metal detector crisis at the Temple Mount wanted an intifada. They haven’t given up their wish just yet. That’s the main reason the Waqf was preventing Muslim worshipers from returning to the Temple Mount until Thursday afternoon, although the Israeli government had already removed…

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Trump taps Kansas Governor Brownback as religious freedom envoy

By JTA— President Donald Trump nominated Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, who has a long history of cooperation with the Jewish community on religious freedom issues, as his envoy on religious freedom. “While a member of the Senate, he worked actively on the issue of religious freedom in multiple countries and was a key sponsor of…

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