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AIPAC Disallows Event Supporting Settlements with Israeli Ministers Steinitz, Shaked, Bennett

On the margins of the AIPAC policy conference in Washington, D.C., more than 300 conference attendees gathered at the prestigious Sixth & I Historic Synagogue on Monday to express support for the nearly 500,000 residents of Judea and Samaria — more commonly known as the West Bank. AIPAC leaders did not permit the session — on one […]

Russia Prevents Iran from Setting Up Base in Syria

Russia prevented Iran from setting up a base in the port of Tartus, which is located in western Syria, Israeli public broadcasterKanreported on Thursday. According to the report, Israel expressed its satisfaction with the Russian move in the hope that it sent a clear message to the Tehran regime. Earlier this week, Fox News reported that satellite images taken […]

Abbas Gives Free Apartment to Family of Rabbi‘s Murderer

The Fatah movement, which is headed by Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, gifted a free apartment to the family of Ahmad Nasser Jarar, the terrorist who headed the cell that murdered Rabbi Raziel Shevach in January. The apartment was meant to compensate the Jarar family for their previous apartment, which had been destroyed by the IDF following […]

Jerusalem Post Columnist Caroline Glick Joins Breitbart News

Caroline Glick, the conservative American-Israeli columnist renowned for her powerful criticisms of the Middle East peace process, has joined Breitbart News. Glick, the long-serving senior contributing editor and chief columnist for the Jerusalem Post, is one of the world’s most widely-read commentators on Israel and international affairs. She also writes about American politics from a staunchly […]

Steve Flatow – Taylor Force Act Has Been Gutted

The Taylor Force Act started out as a powerful and long-overdue tool for pressuring the Palestinian Authority (PA) to stop paying terrorists. But the legislation has been diluted, weakened and compromised in so many ways that it is now a pale shadow of its former self. The Taylor Force Act has been gutted. Known in […]

Israel’s Sanitized Report of Netanyahu – Abbas Conversation Makes Abbas Look Better

A comparison of the official Palestinian and official Israeli reports of the Netanyahu-Abbas conversation finds that the sanitized report issued by Israel puts Abbas in a far more favorable light than he deserves. As the official PLO news agency WAFA notes, Abbas indicated that he considers Israel’s closure of the al-Aqsa mosque to be just […]

Solutions: Is the “Two State” Solution the Only Solution, the Best Solution, a Viable Solution?

The “two state solution” has been invoked, almost as a mantra, by the UN, the EU, the media, various states, including the U.K and the US, sometimes as the “only solution”. For example, the Joint Declaration of the Paris Middle East Peace Conference, Jan. 15, 2017, … reaffirmed that a negotiated solution with two states, […]

Jewish Prayer on Har Habayit: What’s the Status Quo and Should it be Changed?

There is a beautiful gemara that after the destruction of the Bet Hamikdash, Rabbi Akiva and others were on Har Habayit and saw a fox running where the Kodesh Kodoshim once stood. The others started crying, Rabbi Akiva started laughing. “Why are you laughing,” they asked. He said, “now that I have seen that the […]

Moving the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem: An Analysis and Discussion of U.S., Israeli and International Law

In a few weeks Israel will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem. Israel captured East Jerusalem, including the Old City and Har Habayit, on June 7, 1967, from Jordan — then Transjordan — which had seized it in 1948, when it and six other Arab States attacked Israel. For weeks before the […]

Are Jews Living and Building in Judea, Samaria, and Jerusalem Violating International Law?

  The media thinks so. The UN General Assembly and even the Security Council have adopted resolutions that say so. Even the International Court of Justice has so stated. They are wrong! The Bible, history and international law all support the right of Jews to live and build in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem. I will […]