Category Archives: Israel & Middle East

Don’t Believe the Hype: More Arabs standing up for Israel

COMMENTARY Israeli Arabs’ Growing Israeli Identity by Evelyn Gordon October 17, 2017 Over last week’s Sukkot holiday, Israeli Arab couple Khalil and Reem Bakly launched their own personal coexistence venture by building a completely kosher sukkah (aided by an Orthodox Jewish employee … Continue reading

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BDS: “#UNHRC’s effort to create a database of companies working in and with Israel is being viewed by pro-Israel leaders as an effort to intimidate Israeli and Western businesses”

FREE BEACON UN Accused of ‘Blackmailing’ Israeli Telecomm Company to Cut Services to Jews by Adam Kredo October 16, 2017 The United Nations Human Rights Council is pressuring a major Israeli telecommunications company to cease operations in disputed areas of … Continue reading

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“After Haaretz Report, Israeli Government Suspends Controversial Plan to Set Up Database of Jewish Students in U.S.”

FORWARD Israel Scraps Plan for Database of American Jewish Students by Ari Feldman October 16, 2017 The Israeli government has suspended a plan to create a database of the names of all Jewish college students in the U.S., Haaretz reported. The … Continue reading

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“One has to give Hamas credit for being clear, honest and consistent about its goal of destroying Israel”

GATESTONE What is Really Uniting the Palestinians? by Bassam Tawil October 15, 2017 Buoyed by the “reconciliation” agreement reached with President Mahmoud Abbas’s Palestinian Authority (PA), Hamas has announced that it seeks to unite all Palestinians in the fight against … Continue reading

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Archaeological find: Temple Mount may have been used after fall of the Second Temple

TIMES OF ISRAEL Massive section of Western Wall and Roman theater uncovered after 1,700 years by Amanda Borschel-Dan October 16, 2017 Archaeologists are one step closer to solving the riddle of what took place in Jerusalem following the destruction of … Continue reading

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“The day after the US and Israel announce their departure, UNESCO selects a French Jew named Audrey Azoulay as the new chief. Speculation abounds as to whether she will initiate reforms”

WORLD ISRAEL NEWS Day after US and Israel quit UNESCO, French Jew named as new chief by Associated Press October 15, 2017 UNESCO’s executive board voted Friday to make a former French government minister the UN cultural agency’s next chief … Continue reading

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EVENT StandWithUs Chicago 6th Annual Campus Champion Gala Sunday November 5

StandWithUs is an amazing organization that educates high school and college students about Israel in our increasingly anti-Israel world. There is no organization like it sponsoring hundreds of pro-Israel events yearly on campuses around the country with regional staff providing support … Continue reading

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