Above the Arctic Circle, a Cold War Rosh Hashana

By Jeff Jacoby, Boston Globe— IT WAS early September 1956, the High Holidays were approaching, and Elihu Schimmel was in the Cold War’s coldest theater. The young internist, an Orthodox Jew, had graduated from Yale Medical School in the spring of 1954 and gotten married the following year. A week after his wedding, he’d entered…

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Say Hello and Goodbye to September 23

By Tsvi Sadan, Israel Today— In April 2011, William Taply (pictured) published a video discussing the planetary alignment that would happen on September 23, 2017. Taply, a prophet in his own eyes, based his prediction on his own earlier “prophecies,” along with a computer program called Stellarium. His conclusion is that the upcoming alignment of…

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Why Evangelicals Are Sticking with Donald Trump

By Trevor Thomas, American Thinker— The Never-Trumpers of every stripe still don’t get it. Ten months after his historic defeat of Hillary Clinton, those opposed to Donald Trump — whether from the political right, left, or middle — have yet to grasp why so many Americans — especially evangelical Americans — have embraced, or at…

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‘Hezbollah won’t be able to seize Israeli territory in next war’

By Lilach Shoval, Israel Hayom— In the event of another war with Hezbollah, Israel’s achievement will be measured according to how massive a blow it would deal the Shiite terrorist group’s leadership and infrastructure, a senior officer involved in the wide-scale military exercise taking place near the northern border said Monday. “In any case, there…

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Dermer: Israel hopes ‘dramatic change’ in US policy on Iran is weeks away

By Michael Wilner, JPost— The Israeli government hopes that the coming weeks “will bring about a dramatic change” regarding the Iran nuclear deal, Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer said on Tuesday before a room full of lawmakers and Trump administration officials. At his annual Rosh Hashana reception, the ambassador listed Iran as the greatest…

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McMaster is an enemy of the State of Israel

By Caroline Glick, Jpost— Despite the happy face that Israeli officials tried to put on last month’s meeting of intelligence/security leaders with President Trump’s National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, as David Steinberg’s blockbuster scoop at PJ media, posted in the first comment below makes clear, the meeting was horrible, and its failure bears out the…

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‘Iran is unquestionably the greatest threat to Israel’

By Yoni Kempinski, Arutz 7— Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman (Yisrael Beytenu) on Monday participated in International Institute for Counter-Terrorism’s (ICT) 17th annual international conference in Herzliya. “All Islamic terror is supported by Tehran,” Liberman said. “This includes Sunni terror, the groups in Yemen, and even Al-Qaeda. And we are all aware of the cooperation between…

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Steve Bannon Strongly Supports Israel and Jews

By Morton A. Klein, ZOA— I am a child of Holocaust survivors, born in a displaced persons camp in Germany, and lost most of my aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents to the evil horror of the Nazis. I’ve spent decades fighting against anti-Semites and Israel-haters of every stripe, from Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan…

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Sport Report: “How to deal with hurricanes”

Think on this: “Yahweh bless you and keep you.                         Yahweh make his face to shine on you and be gracious to you.                         Yahweh turn his face toward you and give you peace ” (Numbers 6:22-27)                         In Jesus name! AMEN! Pray like this: Father, as you have commanded, we have placed your name on…

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Trump Admin Considering Demanding Israel Give Back Key U.S. Military Aid

By Adam Kredo, Free Beacon— The Trump administration is considering forcing Israel to hand back some $75 million in U.S. aid dollars that were awarded by Congress following a hotly contested effort by the Obama administration to financially limit the U.S.-Israel military alliance, according to senior Congressional sources and others familiar with the situation. Congress…

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Left-Wing Jews Protesting Christian Support for Israel Could Be Indirect Key to Redemption

By Eliana Rudee, BIN— The growing phenomenon of fringe anti-Zionist Jewish groups, evidenced by organizations such as IfNotNow and Jewish Voice for Peace which protest Christian support for Israel, is representative of the greatest challenge of the Jewish people in reaching geula (redemption) – the Jewish people themselves, say several prominent Jewish thinkers. According to Biblical…

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Is the Western Wall Judaism’s Holiest Site?

By F.M. Loewenberg, Middle East Forum— Few beliefs have resonated more widely, or among a more diverse set of Israelis and Jews, than the perception of the Western Wall as Judaism’s holiest site, the place where they feel the greatest sense of sacredness, “the holy of holies of Jewish national unity” to use the words of…

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Exclusive: North Korea Openly Threatens Electromagnetic Pulse Attack for First Time

By Adelle Nazarian, Breitbart— North Korea has, for the first time, threatened to wage an EMP (electromagnetic pulse) attack against the United States. Such an attack has the potential to cause catastrophic damage to North America, Canada, the West, and many of its neighbors. North Korea threatens to wipe out the United States on a…

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Defense minister: Israel will do what it takes to protect her citizens

By Anna Ahronheim, JPost— Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Thursday said Israel will do everything to prevent the creation of a Shi’ite corridor from Tehran to Damascus. His comments came just hours after Syria accused the Jewish state of striking an Assad regime military center, believed by analysts to produce and house chemical weapons and…

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President Trump Turns to Church and Prayer in Wake of Hurricane Harvey

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, BIN— In the wake of the recent devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, President Donald Trump has brought more religion into his politics, calling for a national day of prayer and attending church in Washington, D.C. and Texas. Though much of his voter base came from religious Christians, President Trump is not…

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