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The Grassroots and Interfaith Effort Behind the GOP’s Pro-Israel, anti-2 State Platform

13 Tammuz 5776 – July 18, 2016
Jewish and Christian pro-Israel leaders worked with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's team to bring revisions in the GOP party platform's language, strengthening it on Israel

President Rivlin Meets Shira Banki’s Family ahead of Jerusalem Parade

Shira's father said that "such a clear, strong, firm, and public official statement calling for moderation, tolerance, and acceptance of others is something that the State of Israel needs today maybe more than anything."

Turkish Tourism Worst Casualty of Failed Coup, Terrorism

“The confidence factor that Turkey projected abroad has eroded."

Ivanka’s Rabbi Drops Out of Republican National Convention

12 Tammuz 5776 – July 17, 2016
Rabbi Haskel Lookstein has backed out of offering the convocation for the Republication Convention.

And Now: Even More ‘Occupy Temple Mount’ with Photoshop

These images came to us by way of Facebook, a few contributions via our trusted submission link, and one or two we did ourselves on our own Photoshop 5.5. Enjoy.

200 French Jews Immigrating to Israel Wednesday, Biggest Group this Summer

The flight was planned months ago, without any connection to recent events in France.

Liberman, Eizenkot, Agree on Shutting Down Left-Leaning, Elitist Army Radio

The last straw in Galatz's elitist load was the station's movie critic Gidi Orsher who posted a particularly offensive Facebook status in which he described Jews from Muslim countries as superstitious savages.

New Israeli Law Compels Couples to Undergo Counseling Before Divorce

The process of having the therapeutic and/or mediation meetings before being able to file for divorce will take 45 days.

Turkish Chief Rabbi, Muslim, Christian Leaders Condemn Coup

“From wherever and whomever it comes, terror and violence cannot be displayed as a legitimate thing and it cannot be supported.”

Canadian Greens Expel Holocaust Denier Monika Schaefer [video]

She denounced “the 6-million lie” and recommended the writings of Ernst Zündel, a German Holocaust denier who had been deported from Canada in 2005.

Erdogan Blames Former Military Attaché to Israel and Muslim Peace Advocate for Coup Attempt

11 Tammuz 5776 – July 16, 2016
Some 2,839 military personnel involved in the coup attempt have been arrested, and 20 pro-coup soldiers, including some senior officers, were killed during the attempt to overthrow the government.

Iran Celebrates Anniversary of Nuclear Deal by Firing Ballistic Missile

Secretary of State John Kerry said this week that “Nobody pretends that some of the challenges we have with Iran have somehow been wiped away."

Jews Taking Over the Temple Mount with Photoshop

9 Tammuz 5776 – July 15, 2016
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Finally: Congress Asking UNRWA for Real Number of Palestinian Refugees

Republicans in both houses have launched parallel efforts to compel the State Department to go on the record with who qualifies as a “Palestinian refugee.”

42% of French Muslim Youth Support Suicide Bombing, Young US Muslims Not Far Behind

A November, 2015 Pew Poll found that while a large percentage of Muslim youths in the West support suicide bombing.

Former MK Haim Amsalem Joins Bayit Yehudi

Amsalem plans to run in the Bayit Yehudi primaries.

At Least One Jewish Person Hurt in French Truck Attack

Counselors at Chabad’s Gan Israel day camp were at the scene of the attack, and crossed the street just moments before the attack.

Trump ‘Soon to Pick’ Pence to Run as VP on GOP Ticket

The guesswork is over: Republican Donald Trump is slated to choose Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his running mate.

Former PM Chief of Staff Detained for Questioning About Netanyahu

9 Tammuz 5776 – July 14, 2016
A former aide to PM Netanyahu was detained at Ben Gurion International Airport "to give testimony."

Ginsburg Apologizes for Attack on Donald Trump

US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg has apologized over an attack she made on Donald Trump.

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