Pope Francis and the ‘Angel of Peace’ Scandal

By: TSVI SADAN, Israel Today— A scandal recently erupted after media reports such as that by BBC’s David Willey quoted Pope Francis as telling Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas during their meeting on May 16: “You are an angel of peace.” The Vatican was subsequently forced to issue a clarification that ultimately did little to alleviate…

Tzipi Hotovely: Continuing a Legacy from the Prophets of Israel

By: RON TOROSSAIN, Breaking Israel News— How heartwarming it is to see Israel’s new deputy foreign minister, the nations’ most senior diplomat, Tzipi Hotovely, speaking clarity and truth to power. Israel’s claim to the land is clear –and having a strong, Zionist woman who believes in the historical bond between the people and the Land…

‘It’s not politically correct to be anti-Semitic, but it’s super-in to be anti-Israel’

By LAHAV HARKOV, JPOST— The boycott, divestment and sanctions movement is the new anti-Semitism and wants to destroy Israel, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked said Wednesday, in response to a motion to the agenda from coalition and opposition MKs calling to fight those who seek to delegitimize Israel. The discussion was marked by shouting matches over…

Palestinians Attacked for Marching With Israelis

By: ISRAEL TODAY STAFF, Israel Today— Palestinian participants in a co-existence march with Israelis were attacked by fellow Palestinians on Thursday. The victims were taking part in the annual “Jerusalem Hug” march, the purpose of which is, according to the group’s website, “…to promote a peaceful experience, a life of freedom and joy to all…