It is not an Arab housing crisis that is prompting this spree of illegal Palestinian construction. Rather, the goal is political: to show the world that Jerusalem is an Arab, and not a Jewish, city.
Though no one can be sure how a President Trump will react to any given situation, "it is generally understood that whatever we don't do in the coming two months might not be able to be done later."
Why do the Jewish ties to Jerusalem, Hebron and Nablus (Shechem), all 3 duly purchased, draw the most vociferous objections? Because the enemy knows our holy sites are the key to the entire struggle
Philanthropist and Israel lover Kevin Bermeister: "We are in a generation that can turn Jerusalem into a city of the world, our goal is to preserve Jerusalem as Jewish, united, and large."
Stunningly, power exerted by the hate-filled propaganda of the Palestinian Authority easily overcame simple historic truths and traditional ties of friendship between Israel and other countries.
Historically, and in 1967, when the Old City and environs were liberated, the same trend continued: new neighborhoods to the west, north, and south. What of the east? Today, we go East!
An appropriate response to the recent terrorism would have been the announcement of totally new housing plans for hundreds of units in places Pisgat Ze'ev, Gilo, Kiryat Arba and elsewhere.
It was during these very days in 1967 that the IDF, with great heroism and Divine providence, liberated Jerusalem–unifying the city under Jewish sovereignty for the first time in 19 centuries.
The more the radical Left loses its grip on public opinion, the more it attempts to thwart the will of the Israeli public.
Arthur Goldberg, the U.S. ambassador to the UN in 1967 who helped draft the resolution, later testified: "I never described Jerusalem as occupied territory. Resolution 242 in no way refers to Jerusalem and this omission was deliberate."
The plan to reduce and divide Jerusalem is irresponsible from a security standpoint and contrary to history
The world speaks of "Arab east Jerusalem" yet more Jews than Arabs actually live in these areas
A blow to Jerusalem is a blow to the entire Jewish people; Muslims understand this better than Jews
Abbas is viewed by the world as a man of peace and diplomacy; a quick look proves the opposite.
It's critically important for Israel's future to ensure affordable housing for Jews in Yerushalayim
In Jerusalem, there is a need for over 4,000 new apartments each year; some 2,000 are actually built
A fine thread running through many of our columns is that the legitimacy of Islam's religious claims to Jerusalem is in inverse proportion to...
Festivities are planned for laying a foundation-stone symbolizing a physical dividing of Jerusalem
Why do we need Arab neighborhoods of Jerusalem? Why not divide the city and make a peace agreement?
Islam's sudden "return" to Jerusalem is rooted only in the desire to rid the Middle East of Israel.