US-Israeli Relations: National Security Trauma

editor 25 October 2014

By Amir Rapaport.. Pursuant to developments during Operation Protective Edge, the Israeli defense establishment will reduce the production of weapon systems in the USA in the context of joint Israeli-American projects, and will rely more heavily on Israeli-made products.

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ISIS recruitment: Kerry faults Israel, Singapore’s Lee faults Saudi/Qatari ideology

editor 24 October 2014

By Christina Lin.. Secretary Kerry on Thursday (October 16, 2014) again called for resumption of Israel-Palestinian peace talks and linked it to the cause for ISIS recruitment. He claimed “there wasn’t a leader I met with in the region who didn’t raise with me spontaneously the need to try to get peace between Israel and the Palestinians, because it was a cause of recruitment and of street anger and agitation.” Read more »

 

Hamas leader’s daughter received medical treatment in Israel

editor 24 October 2014

By Dan Williams and Crispian Balmer.. (Reuters) – A daughter of the leader of Hamas in Gaza was admitted to an Israeli hospital for emergency medical treatment this month after she suffered complications from a routine procedure, two sources familiar with the case said. Ismail Haniyeh’s daughter’s week-long admission to a hospital in Tel Aviv – which Israeli and Palestinian officials declined to confirm or deny – shows humanitarian coordination between the sides continues just weeks after the Gaza war ended on August 26, 2014. Read more »

 

Sweden: We Will Recognize Palestine Only Via Negotiations

editor 23 October 2014

By Rachel Avraham.. After the political storm caused by Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, the Swedish Embassy in Israel stated that the “conflict between Israel and Palestine will be solved only via a two-state solution that includes negotiations.” After the political uproar caused by the remarks of the incoming Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, the Swedish Embassy in Israel today clarified that a Palestinian state will exist after negotiations are conducted. Read more »

 

Global Prayer Call 2015

editor 23 October 2014

By Harald Eckert.. Calling the body of Christ worldwide to prayer (and fasting) for your nation and Israel. On May 08, 2015 it will be 70 years that World War II (in Europe) came to an end. With this the Holocaust, the greatest atrocity and tragedy of mankind, came to a halt. On January 27, 2015 at the world wide UN Holocaust Memorial day, it will be seventy years that the infamous concentration camp of Auschwitz was delivered. These are highly important commemoration days – for the Jewish world and especially for the Jewish nation Israel which until today is threatened by a second Holocaust. Read more »

 

Grandfather of Slain Israeli Infant: ‘She Was Pure‏’, ‘Murdered for No Reason’

editor 23 October 2014

By Dave Bender.. Three-month-old Chayyah Zissel-Bron “was pure,” and “was murdered for no reason,” her grandfather Shimshon Halperin said in a tearful statement at a Jerusalem hospital where she succumbed to injuries from a terror attack earlier on Wednesday (October 22, 2104), Israel’s Ynet News reported. Read more »

 

A Serial Israel-Basher Shouldn’t Be Judging the Jewish State

editor 23 October 2014

By Marvin Hier and Abraham Cooper.. The appointment of William Schabas to head the inquiry mocks the U.S.’s judicial standards. The iconic Lady Justice holding evenly balanced scales reflects a truth that national traditions, the law, and, yes, common decency demand that judges should be above reproach. Read more »

 

New Poll: 75% of Israeli Jews Oppose a Palestinian State on the 1967 Lines, Israeli Withdrawal from the Jordan Valley, and the Division of Jerusalem

editor 23 October 2014

By JCPA.. Since 2005, the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs has conducted opinion polls on the peace process, Israeli withdrawal to the 1967 lines, continued Israeli control of the Jordan Valley, and the proposed division of Jerusalem.

According to the latest poll conducted on October 12-14, 2014, by Shivukim-Panorama for the Jerusalem Center, 75% of the Israeli Jewish public continue to oppose Israel’s withdrawal from the Jordan Valley and the division of Jerusalem. Read more »

 

The Parliament of Palestine

editor 23 October 2014

By The Wall Street Journal.. British MPs show the extent of their anti-Israel leanings. The vote this week (October 13, 2014) by the British Parliament to recognize a Palestinian state is being treated as a nonevent by diplomats in both Jerusalem and London. Though the margin of 274 to 12 was lopsided in favor of recognition, more than half the Parliament either abstained or didn’t show up. Read more »

 

Don’t Make a Bad Deal With Iran

editor 23 October 2014

By Yuval Steinitz.. JERUSALEM — Israel is deeply concerned about the trajectory of the ongoing negotiations concerning Iran’s nuclear program. The talks are moving in the wrong direction, especially on the core issue of uranium enrichment. Although Iran has modified its tone recently, there have hardly been any changes of substance since the soft-spoken president, Hassan Rouhani, took over the reins from his aggressive predecessor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Read more »


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