Monday, 18 December 2017 | It has been a bad few months for the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. First, the state of Wisconsin adopted a rule in October prohibiting companies that engage in the boycott from receiving local government contracts, joining 23 other American states with similar laws. Then, Australian rockerContinue Reading »
Friday, 08 December 2017 December 2017 | Some 250 Israeli rabbis, including Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, sent a thank you letter to US President Donald Trump praising him for his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The letter, initiated by the Safed’s Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu and delivered by Yossi Dagan, the head ofContinue Reading »
Thursday 7 December 2017 | 6 December 2017 is one of those dates that will be remembered as a turning point that shifted an erroneous flow of history towards a truer path. After 70 years of labeling Jerusalem an occupied, contested or international city and following seven decades of denying Jewish ties to the CityContinue Reading »
Monday, 04 December 2017 | Last week Wednesday marked 70 years since 33 member states of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) gave their nods of approval for the UN Partition Plan of Palestine. The plan, which gave the Jewish people international backing to re-establish a state on parts of the land which God pledgedContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 | Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday welcomed representatives from the Christian media to the gala opening of a first-of-its kind four-day summit on covering news emanating from Israel and the Middle East. The Christian Media Summit saw editors, reporters, journalists and photographers from some 70 Christian outlets around the worldContinue Reading »
Friday, 13 October 2017 | After more than a decade of strife, bloodshed and bitter contention that has left the Palestinian people divided, the two main role-players in the Palestinian political landscape—rival factions Fatah and Hamas—yesterday inked a reconciliation agreement in Cairo. According to the Hamas deputy political leader, Saleh al-Arouri, the agreement will uniteContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 02 August 2017 | Iran helped fuel violent clashes over the installation of metal detectors at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem last month by providing food packages to demonstrators, Palestinian sources told Israel Hayom this week. Iran distributed food and drinks along with a flyer depicting the Dome of the Rock and a quoteContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 02 August 2017 | The People’s Republic of China this week confirmed its intention to play a leading role in future Middle Eastern affairs through efforts to bring an end to the decades of strife and conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. On Monday, the country’s envoy to the United Nations (UN), Liu Jieyi,Continue Reading »
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 | The family of Omar al-Abed, the knife-wielding Palestinian terrorist who brutally murdered three members of the Salomon family at Shabbat dinner on Friday, will enjoy a generous payment from the Palestinian Authority (PA) for the killing of Jews. As a result of the PA’s program to pay Palestinians who commitContinue Reading »
Monday, 17 July 2017 | Iran has leased a military airfield from the Syrian government in the center of the country in order to station fighter aircraft. Iran is also negotiating with the Syrians to establish a land base for Shiite militiamen and a port in the city of Tartus. The land base would beContinue Reading »
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