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Trump’s announcement a rare strategic opportunity

Trump’s announcement a rare strategic opportunity

Op-ed: The ‘Jewish Jerusalem’ narrative presented by the US president demonstrates to the Palestinians that an ongoing postponement of any compromise would only help Israel… Read More ›

IDF officer says there are likely more Gaza tunnels leading into Israel

IDF officer says there are likely more Gaza tunnels leading into Israel

Southern Brigade commander tells border town residents the latest round of violence is ‘like a snowball we’re trying to stop’   Just days after the… Read More ›

IDF Strikes Hamas Targets in Gaza Strip in Response to Rocket Fire

IDF Strikes Hamas Targets in Gaza Strip in Response to Rocket Fire

“The State of Israel an attack, or attempted attack, on its citizens and will continue to defend them and its sovereignty sharply and decisively,” an… Read More ›

Jerusalem recognition: A Jewish-Christian reconciliation

Jerusalem recognition: A Jewish-Christian reconciliation

Op-ed: Jerusalem occupies a unique spot in Christianity, which includes not only religious sacredness but a political status as well. Both Christians and Jews chose… Read More ›

White House: Abbas’s rhetoric ‘has prevented peace for years’

White House: Abbas’s rhetoric ‘has prevented peace for years’

After PA chief says US peace role is over, Washington insists Trump ‘remains as committed to peace as ever’; Netanyahu says Israel unimpressed by Palestinian… Read More ›

Mogherini: Jerusalem Should be Shared Between Israelis and Palestinians

Mogherini: Jerusalem Should be Shared Between Israelis and Palestinians

European Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini urged Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and other Arab leaders to “show leadership, wisdom, restraint and moderation.”   WASHINGTON… Read More ›

Israeli Business Leaders to Travel to Bahrain in Next Normalization Step

Israeli Business Leaders to Travel to Bahrain in Next Normalization Step

The interfaith group’s visit to Jerusalem has sparked outrage among Palestinians and also back home in Bahrain.   A delegation of Israeli business leaders is… Read More ›

Washington – Trump Delivers Hanukkah Wishes To ‘Jewish Brothers And Sisters’

Washington – Trump Delivers Hanukkah Wishes To ‘Jewish Brothers And Sisters’

  Washington – President Donald Trump said he was “proud to stand with the Jewish people” on Hanukkah. “Melania and I wish all of our… Read More ›

Iron Dome Intercepts Missile Fired From Gaza to Israel

Iron Dome Intercepts Missile Fired From Gaza to Israel

Sirens mark second rocket fire attempt of the day. Earlier attack fell in open land, sparking Israeli retribution with tank and aircraft fire.   Israel’s… Read More ›

Gabbay to Netanyahu: ‘Time for elections’

Gabbay to Netanyahu: ‘Time for elections’

Zionist Union Chairman Gabbay calls on Netanyahu to reach decision ‘entire coalition knows you should make’, announce new elections; Recommendations Bill ‘terrible law’, Gabbay says,… Read More ›

Erdogan: US is a partner in bloodshed with Jerusalem move

Erdogan: US is a partner in bloodshed with Jerusalem move

‘The ones who made Jerusalem a dungeon for Muslims and members of other religions will never be able to clean the blood from their hands,’… Read More ›

Skeptical Netanyahu to EU on Palestinian state: Would it be Costa Rica or Yemen?

Skeptical Netanyahu to EU on Palestinian state: Would it be Costa Rica or Yemen?

In Brussels, PM tells European FMs their countries ‘spoil’ the Palestinians while Trump ‘told them the truth’ by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital   BRUSSELS… Read More ›

Israel – Extremist Charedi Residents Fight To Keep Modesty Signs Up In Beit Shemesh

Israel – Extremist Charedi Residents Fight To Keep Modesty Signs Up In Beit Shemesh

  Israel – Following a threat to lock up senior officials in the Beit Shemesh municipality for contempt of court, officials from the municipal authority… Read More ›

Defiant Netanyahu Travels to ‘Lion’s Den’

Defiant Netanyahu Travels to ‘Lion’s Den’

Cold receptions are expected in Brussels and Paris after Trump’s Jerusalem decision.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left on Saturday night for a two-day trip… Read More ›

Arab foreign ministers blast Trump over Jerusalem move

Arab foreign ministers blast Trump over Jerusalem move

Arab League chief Ahmed Aboul-Gheit and Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Maliki call on world nations to recognize the State of Palestine with east Jerusalem as… Read More ›

Firebombs hurled at synagogue in Sweden after protest march over Jerusalem

Firebombs hurled at synagogue in Sweden after protest march over Jerusalem

At rallies across Europe, participants chant about shooting Jews, an ancient massacre of Jews and freedom for Palestinian terrorists   More than a dozen men… Read More ›

Trump, PM Netanyahu spoke 3 times before speech

Trump, PM Netanyahu spoke 3 times before speech

President Trump, PM Netanyahu spoke 3 times over 10-day period before speech; Netanyahu assured Trump in conversations Jerusalem status quo would be maintained, told him… Read More ›

A day later, no plans for ‘Jerusalem, Israel,’ on US passports

A day later, no plans for ‘Jerusalem, Israel,’ on US passports

Despite Trump’s recognition, official American government documents won’t list city as capital   WASHINGTON (AP) — You won’t find “Jerusalem, Israel,” on any US government… Read More ›

Analysis: Upending the Applecart

Analysis: Upending the Applecart

Along comes Trump, the most untraditional and nonconformist of all US presidents, and says “enough is enough.” What has been tried didn’t work, so it’s… Read More ›

Bedouin municipal heads condemn murder of Sgt. Ron Kokia

Bedouin municipal heads condemn murder of Sgt. Ron Kokia

‘We share your pain and strongly condemn the act,’ Rahat mayor tells Arad mayor after two Bedouins arrested for murder of IDF soldier. ‘The murder… Read More ›