Iran: Are the wheels falling off Obama’s “signature” foreign policy endeavor?

By Martin Sherman— The ongoing turmoil in Iran highlights both the duplicity to which the Obama administration resorted & the missed opportunity for a better deal. The alternative is a region wide explosion with totally unpredictable consequences….Just think how that would work out in the end… I think that is a policy of self-destruction –…

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Dividing Jerusalem – big deal, very bad idea

By Earl Cox, Israel Always— US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel did not address the city’s final status or its borders under Israeli sovereignty. Since his stand acknowledges treaties both parties agreed to, then “why do the nations rage” (Psalm 2)? Perhaps Trump’s equitable and balanced stance confronts the…

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Knesset Passes Bill Making It Nearly Impossible to Ever Divide Jerusalem

By Israel Today— In the predawn hours of Tuesday morning, following a succession of impassioned speeches both for and against, Israel’s Knesset finally voted on and passed the “United Jerusalem Bill.” The bill is an amendment to the Jerusalem Law passed in 1980, when Israel officially declared the entirety of Jerusalem to be its undivided…

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Trump Tells Palestinians to Kiss American Money Goodbye

By Israel Today— US President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned that if the Palestinian Authority does not become more conciliatory in its approach to Israel, then it will no longer receive American financial aid. The Palestinian leadership has painted Trump’s recent recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel as a major obstacle to peace,…

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Think tank: Potential ‘northern war’ is Israel’s gravest threat

By Lilach Shovel, Israel Hayom— Israel’s northern frontier will be the source of greatest concern in 2018, according to the Institute for National Strategic Studies’ strategic assessment for the year, submitted to President Reuven Rivlin on Monday. The institute’s report warns that Israel could find itself fighting the “first northern war” simultaneously against three adversaries:…

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Jerusalem, the UN, and evangelical diplomacy

By David Parsons, Israel Hayom— The decision of U.S. President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as the eternal capital of the State of Israel has brought great satisfaction to the Israeli public. Seventy years after the State of Israel’s establishment, its capital has been officially recognized by the world’s largest superpower. Two weeks later, Guatemalan…

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Happy New Year President Trump

Happy New Year Jerusalem – A four-storey digital billboard in Jerusalem at the Friends of Zion Heritage Center says it all. “Thank you President Trump you’re making Israel Greater”. No president in history has ever built such an alliance for the State of Israel and the Jewish people, and no president has courageously stood up for the State of Israel on the global…

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Israeli PM Netanyahu Slams Tehran Regime Over Treatment of Iranian Christians

By Algemeiner— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed the Tehran regime on Friday over its treatment of Iranian Christians. Referring to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s recent Twitter Christmas greeting, Netanyahu noted, “Saying ‘Merry Christmas’ while jailing Christians in your own country is the height of hypocrisy.” Addressing Iranian Christians directly, Netanyahu said, “We stand…

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Israel Announces “Donald Trump Train Station” in Jerusalem

By Israel Today— Israel Railways has decided to name the final stop on its soon-to-open high-speed Tel Aviv-Jerusalem line after US President Donald Trump, reported Yediot Ahronot. The much-anticipated rail line was originally supposed to terminate at a new station being built adjacent to Jerusalem’s Central Bus Station and the International Convention Center (known locally…

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