Obama will likely be known in the Jewish world as the US president who, whatever his honest intentions, did more than any to divide the Jewish people from one another and from the Jewish state.
Hopefully,Netanyahu has gotten sufficiently angry and disgusted to recognize that his trying to be a reasonable "Centrist" isn't working. We need a zealot who only tries to please G-d. A Maccabee.
When our enemies tell us to choose between their culture and being Jewish the light rises within us, drawing us to our destiny. This cannot be stopped; not by Obama and not by John Kerry.
There is no doubt who Trump will blame if a Mid East peace deal doesn’t work out. Trump has already indicated that it is Palestinian violence against Israel that is to blame-NOT the settlements.
The problem with listening to John Kerry is that within minutes you start to get a headache - and that's the best I can say.
Simply put, today, under Israeli control, Muslims, Jews, and Christians, live and pray in Jerusalem. When it was under Arab control, Jews could not even visit.
Small deeds can have a huge impact, or as better said in Chovot HaLevavot the Jewish self-improvement manual, “a small light can shine forth and push away much darkness” This is the essence of Hanukah
In 2008 despite warnings, despite the fact Obama sat in church hearing anti-Semitic sermons for 2 decades, despite being pals with PLO members, the Jewish community gave Obama 78% of the Jewish vote
By betraying the Jews of Israel, Christians are not only continuing a long history of anti-Semitism but also undermining tBy betraying the Jews of Israel, the world’s Christians are betraying the only state in the Middle East that protects Christians from extinction and are undermining their own heritage. heir own heritage.
As there never was an independent, Arabic state called Palestine, there cannot be any Palestinian territory. The Arabs in fact rejected the UN Partition Plan which would have given them that state
The bloggist provides a decidedly alternative perspective but arrives at the same and right conclusion: Mr. President, I say Thank you. But ‘Good riddance!
The Obama/UN call for Israel to stop building communities outside the 1949 armistice lines is absurd: There were no 1967 borders, nor any intention for Israel to move back to the 1949 armistice lines
“Obama.’s been angling to abandon Israel since before he took office.”
The anti-Israel team of Obama & Kerry directed UN Amb. Power to abstain rather than veto an anti-Israel resolution in the UNSC. Abstaining had the same effect as an anti-Israel UN Vote.
The simple fact is the Forward hates everything Jewish except left-wing Yiddish protest chants.Its editor's latest rant is entitled, "Why I Detest Hanukkah, and Why All Right Minded Jews Should Too"
Jewish liberals are very upset at the prospect of a pro-Israel Trump administration because they fear losing their standing in the generally anti-Israel Democratic Party or Jews may vote GOP in future
The direction non-Orthodox Jews are going is clear. Heterodoxy has failed while Orthodoxy has succeeded, strong evidence that it is Halacha that has kept us alive throughout the millennia
The CIA version of the Russian hacking story had both the DNC and RNC being hacked into but only the DNC’s info was used, making them believe the Russians were trying to sway the election toward Trump
The Left is having a cow because President-Elect Trump chooses not to get the President’s Daily Briefings (PDB) every day. Is that REAL reason behind their alarm?
I can think of no better endorsement for Friedman than J-Street vehement opposition to his appointment.
Since both Chanukah and Christmas begin in less than two weeks, as a public service it’s time for me to explain the 18 differences between the two (in the usual Lidblog snarky way) ENJOY!
The permits for building Amona issued 20 years ago were challenged by agencies of the New Israel Fund, not because the NIF wants justice for the Arabs but because they want Jews out of YESHA
Left-wing groups like the AJC have sold out the Jewish community by siding with Muslims over their Jewish victims, allying with Islamic hate groups supportive not of Jews, but of the murder of Jews.
According to many, there's some unique and super-advanced Israeli technology in the F-35s, which are now part of the Israeli Air force.
A great, quick overview of the Jewish legal claim to Israel.