Bennett: “I will ‘torpedo’ any agreement with “Palestinians”

Bayit Yehudi leader says alliance with the Right in Likud would make it impossible for PM to make concessions to the Palestinians. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will not have enough support to pass concessions to the Palestinians in the Knesset, according to a plan hatched by Bayit Yehudi leader Naftali Bennett. Bennett intends to draft… Read More Bennett: “I will ‘torpedo’ any agreement with “Palestinians”

Vatican to put “St Peter’s bones” on display for first time

For the first time, the bones traditionally believed to be the relics of St Peter the Apostle will be on public display for veneration. Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting New Evangelisation, said the veneration of the relics at the Vatican was a fitting way to conclude the Year of Faith… Read More Vatican to put “St Peter’s bones” on display for first time

Iran has 400 missiles with ability to nuke Israel

“Iran possesses over 400 ballistic missiles that can reach Israel, with warheads of 750 kilograms”. This is a statement of Dr. Uzi Rubin, an architect of the Israeli missile defense program. He gave this warning at the Institute for National Security Studies on Wednesday. Israel’s enemies are arming themselves with precision-guided heavy rockets and will… Read More Iran has 400 missiles with ability to nuke Israel

US House binds Israel with 3 billion dollar “gift”

Capitol Hill restore funding for Israel to pre-sequester levels. Included in this bill is USD 268.7 million in funding for anti-missile programs. Funding to Israel was restored to its pre-sequester levels in the spending bill the U.S. House of Representatives passed. The bill keeps funding for Israel at $3.1 billion for 2014, the amount designated… Read More US House binds Israel with 3 billion dollar “gift”

Ya’alon: Kerry is delusional and Messianic

US State Dept. issues rebuke after Ya’alon reportedly calls Kerry “messianic, delusional”.   Defense minister also quoted by Yedioth Ahronoth as saying Kerry “should take his Nobel and leave us alone.” The office of Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon on Tuesday would neither confirm nor deny comments attributed to him calling US Secretary of State John… Read More Ya’alon: Kerry is delusional and Messianic

Lutherans accept Roman Catholic eucharistic blasphemy

Cardinal Koch hopes joint document will be preparation of a future joint declaration on church, Eucharist and ministry. Cardinal Kurt Koch is the President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (PCPCU). Presenting the keynote address to the Council of The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) today, Kurt Cardinal Koch, President of the Pontifical Council… Read More Lutherans accept Roman Catholic eucharistic blasphemy

70 per of Jews refuse to surrender the Jordan Valley

Poll: 53.5 per cent mistrust Kerry as impartial peace talks’ mediator. Almost 70 per cent of Jewish public believes Israel should not forfeit Jordan Valley security presence in peace deal. “Kerry has to understand that we won’t trust Israel’s security to foreign troops,” Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon says. Over half of the Israeli public… Read More 70 per of Jews refuse to surrender the Jordan Valley

Bayit Yehudi MK glad Sharon was removed

Livni calls MK Struck’s comments evil and unintelligent; Marzel: “I’m glad Sharon, a threat to Israel, was removed.” MK Orit Struck apologized for expressing gratitude that God stopped former prime minister Ariel Sharon from perpetuating further tragedies upon settlers on Sunday morning. Struck told Galey Yisrael radio host Kalman Liebskind that she was not sufficiently… Read More Bayit Yehudi MK glad Sharon was removed

Kerry in a fix over Jews defending their ancient homeland

Kerry willing to recognize Israel as Jewish state, but Palestinians won’t go along. Despite sketchy reports about peace talks currently underway between Israel and Palestinians, one thing is clear: The Palestinians are not willing to recognize Israel as a Jewish state. But why?‬‬ According to both Israeli and Palestinian press reports, US Secretary of State… Read More Kerry in a fix over Jews defending their ancient homeland

Kerry wants to flush Israel with “Arab refugees”

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry proposed to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas the return of 80,000 Palestinian refugees to Israel. This is acceding to a senior official of the Palestinian government, who told this to Xinhua on Monday. Kerry’s proposal was part of his ideas presented to the Palestinian side to reach a framework peace… Read More Kerry wants to flush Israel with “Arab refugees”

Main sticking point in “framework deal”: 1967 borders

Framework deal could refer to “1967” without the word “borders”. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry expected to return to Israel next week. U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro: Nine-month negotiating window could be extended. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry may have just left Israel this past Monday, but it is already expected that… Read More Main sticking point in “framework deal”: 1967 borders

Bennett gives Netanyahu ultimatum on Zionism

Bayit Yehudi leader says ongoing Israeli-Palestinian talks “have only brought us terror”. Bayit Yehudi chairman and Economy Minister Naftali Bennett says won’t accept deal with PA based on pre-1967 lines. He  warns his faction will not be part of gov’t that agrees to withdraw from land. Bennett dismissed on Tuesday the possibility of swapping land… Read More Bennett gives Netanyahu ultimatum on Zionism

272 settler homes approved as Ofra gets “master plan”

Peace Now attacks decision saying it exemplifies Netanyahu’s “obsession with settlement building”. The Civil Administration authorized 272 new homes for settlers this week and gave the Ofra settlement a boost of legitimacy by approving the first-ever master plan for the West Bank community since it was created in 1975. “After 40 years of waiting, this… Read More 272 settler homes approved as Ofra gets “master plan”

Kerry seeks wisdom and spiritual support from Saudis

Fatah official says Kerry proposed the idea of a “greater Jerusalem” as a capital for two states. Saudi Arabia and the Arab League will be involved in building support for an Israeli-Palestinian agreement, US Secretary of State John Kerry said before leaving Riyadh and returning to Jerusalem Sunday night. “Today his majesty was not just… Read More Kerry seeks wisdom and spiritual support from Saudis