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
The US is ready to permit Israeli presence in the Jordan Valley for ten years, following the signing of an Israeli-Palestinian peace accord. Palestinian official tells ‘Al-Ayyam’ US secretary of state offered Abbas Israeli presence that would focus on border passes and mountain tops; Palestinians reject proposal, accuse US of adopting Israeli viewpoint. Palestinian Authority… Read More Report: Kerry offers Israel ten more years
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The victims of a vicious anti-Semitic attack in Australia called Monday for the assailants to be brought to justice. A group of eight men attacked five adults as they walked home from a Jewish Sabbath dinner at Bondi Beach in Sydney on Friday night. The victims, including a 62-year-old woman, suffered injuries including a fractured… Read More Attack at Bondi Beach shocks Jews in Sydney
Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi use the Holocaust day to hail Fascists dictator Benito Mussolini. Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi triggered outrage from Italy’s political left on Sunday with comments defending fascist wartime leader Benito Mussolini at a ceremony commemorating victims of the Nazi Holocaust. Speaking at the margins of the event in Milan, Berlusconi… Read More Berlusconi confirms the return of fascism in Europe
Israel’s Home Front Command is considering the possibility of evacuating much of the Greater Tel Aviv area into Judea and Samaria in the event of an attack. Following major drills simulating non-conventional attacks on Israel’s major population centers earlier this year, Avi Roeh, head of the Binyamin Regional Council, told Arutz 7 Radio that the… Read More Israel to evacuate to Jewish settlements in time of war
Public Diplomacy Minister Yuli Edelstein described Barak as “the worst defense minister there ever was for Jewish settlement.” Today, he declared, is “the Likud’s independence day,” a play on the name of Barak’s break-away party, Independence. Edelstein, however, said he won’t be surprised if Barak takes the first opportunity available to find a reason to… Read More Ehud Barak leaves after Pillar of Defense fiasco