Let the Palestinians call Bethlehem their capital. After all, they invest political capital in telling the world how much they care for Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus whom they call “a Palestinian messenger.”
The point of the original Hebrew article in Maariv, Decadent Meals and Free Internet: The Good Life of Terrorists in Prison,
Wars end definitively only when one side has no more hope of success (i.e. Germany and Japan after World War II). The Palestinians have not given up their fantasy of a Palestinian state "from the river to the sea"
Time to reestablish Zionist momentum in Jerusalem. This means building many new homes, cracking down on Arab violence, and securing minimal Jewish rights on the Temple Mount.
Once again, Abbas is playing Americans and other Westerners for fools. His people remain unwilling to recognize Israel's very right to exist as a state for Jews. And so, Abbas will talk peace and coexistence while his people organize yet another "Day of Rage."
American Jews, following American liberalism, have abandoned belief in the nation-state, non-voluntary communities, and religion in the public square
The speech that President Trump SHOULD deliver in Jerusalem next week: “America is going to take steps to nurture a culture of peace and push the parties towards realistic outcomes. We’re going to cleanse international discourse from hypocritical rot and illusory expectations. No more coddling of enemies and demeaning of friends.”
According to a poll by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, in March 2017, 79% of Israeli Jews said it’s important to retain a unified Jerusalem under Israeli sovereignty, while only 15% said it’s not important.
The same Palestinians whom Israel supposedly deprives of the right to vote freely cast ballots in a democratic election last week.
The large elephant stomping in the American Jewish community courtyard is the systematic neglect of American Jewish communal organizations which have neither recognized nor dealt with the sociological conditions accurately reported in the Pew study.
After Egypt closed the Tiran Straits passageway to Eilat, the situation was so dire in Jerusalem that the Rabbis permitted Yeshiva students to violate Shabbat in order to prepare for the inevitable war
If Israel wishes to clear the moral air, it must start acting like it actually owns the land. Real owners don’t whine to others or try to please violent squatters. Real owners assert their authority – unapologetically.
Minister Ayoob Kara, Israel’s point-man for engagement with the Arab world, was quoted as saying, “our relations with our neighbors are the best they’ve ever been.”
Arab leaders–unlike Trump–understand that Israeli-Palestinian peace is nowhere on the horizon. It’s clear from the proposal itself which asks Israel to leave the status quo essentially unchanged, not concessions on any final-status issue
I listened to the speeches and marveled at the words of Torah coming from the non-observant master of ceremonies. Yes, the very air of Israel makes one wise.
Anticipating that Abbas would promote such falsehoods to Trump and the American public, Israeli PM Netanyahu shared a video on his Facebook page exposing the extent of Abbas' lies. It went viral
Unquestionably the worst news yet about Pres. Trump: News sources are reporting that last week Trump revealed highly sensitive intelligence to Russia's Foreign Minister during an Oval Office meeting.
Of late, Trump has been listening to his more mainstream advisers, moderating his views on NATO, Russia, the Syrian conflict and, likely, moving the embassy to Jerusalem
As we can see (pictured), Ambassador Friedman's heart and HEAD are in the right place.
Trump’s peacemaking ambitions have created a shared dilemma for both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government and the Palestinian Authority
“Dayenu” – Enough is Enough! End the occupation now and forever! I agree with 99% of what “Peace Now” says; no more war, no more stealing land, no more violence and no more occupation!
It follows logically that even in a modern democracy, a ban on the core rituals making Jews Jewish—and Muslims Muslim—effectively ends the conditions for a separate existence as a Jewish community
The Danish Jewish Community reported the imam to the police because his sermon was an outright call to violence against Jews.
"The Arabs never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity."
Lauder stressed that Abbas is a moderate committed to peace. Implicit in his narrative is that the Israeli government, especially Netanyahu, had been insufficiently flexible in previous negotiations