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United Hatzalah Of Israel Founder Makes Headlines In Davos And Arab World

JERUSALEM – Not in his wildest imagination could United Hatzalah of Israel (UHI) founder and chief coordinator Eli Beer have pictured himself giving a speech to global business leaders at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland – while simultaneously starring in a documentary about the unprecedented cooperation between Jewish and Arab UHI volunteers broadcast last week across the Arab world on the al-Jazeera satellite TV network.

On Iranian Nuclear Issue, Mixed Signals Proliferate From Israel, The U.S. And Iran

WASHINGTON – Israel, the United States and Iran have all gone deep into mixed-signals territory.

Klein: Russia Helping Syria Quell Insurgency

Moscow has been trying to water down United Nations Security Council resolutions targeting Syria in recent days, with Russia insisting that any Council action should not only focus on the Assad government, but also the opposition movement trying to end Assad’s rule.

Furor Over Palestinian Grand Mufti’s Statement About Muslims Killing Jews

JERUSALEM – Israeli Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein has ordered a formal Israel Police probe of Palestinian Grand Mufti Muhammad Hussein for incendiary remarks made at a recent gathering of Fatah leaders in Ramallah.

Focus On Florida’s Jewish Community As GOP Presidential Primary Approaches

WASHINGTON – Barack Obama won’t show up on the vote tallies after polls close in Florida’s Republican primary on Jan. 31, but the president’s supporters already are waging a fight for the Sunshine State.

MidEast, Media, & Jewish World Wrap-up

U.S. sanctions imposed on Iran ineffective; EU to encourage Arab building in Area C; Al Jazeera accused of promoting anti-Americanism; Israelis rescued from the Italian Costa Concordia cruise liner.

Bolton: Iran May Be Closer To A Bomb Than We Think

“I worry the publicly available information is giving only a very small picture and that Iran is actually even much further along,” Bolton said in a radio interview on “Aaron Klein Investigative Radio”

Jewish Groups Welcome Supreme Court’s ‘Ministerial Exception’ Ruling

The AJC said the “unfettered right of religious institutions to decide who shall convey their religious messages is as much an element of church-state separation as the ban on government sponsorship of religious messages.”

Holocaust Scholars Criticize Obama

Eighty-five prominent Holocaust scholars last week criticized President Obama for failing to respond to Libya’s hosting of a Darfur war criminal.

Nuclear Scientist Killed in Tehran

The governor of Tehran province, Safar Ali Bratloo, told Iran's Arabic-language Al-Alam broadcaster that Israel was behind the car-bombing, pointing to similarities with previous killings of other nuclear scientists. "The responsibility of this explosion falls on the Zionist regime," said Bratloo.

Dutch Legislator Seeks Govt. Apology to Jews for Holocaust “Passivity”

“Thanks to Israeli parents who send their children to the army and lay awake at night,” Wilders said in a speech in New York, “parents in Europe and America can sleep well and dream, unaware of the dangers looming.”

Aaron Klein Goes Prime Time

“Aaron Klein Investigative Radio” is broadcast live from Israel and heard on New York’s 77-WABC Radio, the largest talk station in the U.S.

Administration Presses Israel to Give Tougher Iran Sanctions a Chance

Experts are divided as to the seriousness of the threat to cut off the strait and whether it will lead to war. A direct confrontation between the U.S. and Iran may be inevitable, and that the two countries are headed down that road in “slow motion.”

Holocaust Hero Recognized Nearly 50 Years After His Passing

JERUSALEM – Poland’s Ambassador to Israel is proud of her compatriots who acted to save Jews during the Holocaust – but feels strongly that she can express this only if she also remembers those who chose the opposite path.

South Korea on Board with Iran Sanctions

South Korea has joined the list of nations who will sanction Iran in the hopes of stopping its nuclear program.

Winds Of War: Syria’s Assad Threatens To Destroy Tel Aviv

JERUSALEM – The Mideast war of words heated up this week as Syrian president Bashar Assad threatened to destroy Tel Aviv in six hours with a volley of upgraded Scud missiles if Turkish or NATO forces threatened his teetering regime.

Britain Expels Iranian Ambassador

Britain shuttered the Iranian embassy in London and given the Iranian ambassador and his staff 48 hours to leave, saying it believed the Tuesday attack by protesters on the British embassy in Tehran was conducted with the consent of the Iranian government.

British Embassy Sacked in Tehran

A protest against British sanctions turned into violence and possible hostage-taking on Tuesday, with Iranian students and regime supporters storming the British Embassy in Tehran.

Bergson Group Continues To Win Belated Recognition

The campaign for recognition of the Bergson Group’s Holocaust rescue efforts took another step forward last week when a prominent historian who previously had been unsympathetic to the group publicly praised Bergson.

Pundits, Politicos Still Parsing Sarkozy-Obama Exchange On Bibi

WASHINGTON – Does Nicolas Sarkozy really hate Benjamin Netanyahu? Does President Obama really sympathize? And does it really matter?

Economic, Diplomatic Fallout Looms As Turkey-Israel Ties Spiral Downward

JERUSALEM - Regarding Turkey, the bad diplomatic news for Israel just keeps getting worse.

Quick Takes: News You May Have Missed

A book released this week documents for the first time the radical origins of President Obama's health-care law, revealing the principal author of the foundation for the legislation while tracing the law itself to a group funded by George Soros.

Revealed: Khaddafi’s Secret Relationship With U.S. Jewish Leaders

WASHINGTON – Now it can be told: For the last decade or so, the pro-Israel community had secret back channels to Muammar Khaddafi.

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