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More Temple Mount incitement: “Allah, annihilate all the Jews… enable us to kill them!”

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Posted by    Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 7:30pm 6/19/2016 at 7:30pm
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Since 1967 — when Israel liberated the Jewish holy sites in eastern Jerusalem — the Temple Mount has been administered by agreement through the Islamic Waqf, a Jordanian-funded trust which oversees the site’s day-to-day religious functions.

The Temple Mount is the most sacred site in Judaism, sanctified as the place where the Jewish...

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Another anti-Israel water libel: The supposed Ramadan water cut off

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Posted by    Friday, June 17, 2016 at 12:00pm 6/17/2016 at 12:00pm

Several media watch dog groups (see here and here) have blasted reports published in

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BDS Leaders Slam Leftist U.S. Peace Groups

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Posted by    Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 9:00pm 6/9/2016 at 9:00pm
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This past Sunday Omar Barghouti blasted Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order No. 157 which directs NY state agencies to counter-boycott those companies that engage in discriminatory pro-BDS business activities.

Barghouti (52) is one of the biggest names in BDS.

He’s writes prolifically in support of the BDS agenda, goes on frequent speaking tours where he delivers vehemently...

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Jerusalem Reunited 1967: Three Israeli Soldiers, One Iconic Photo

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Posted by    Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 7:00pm 6/4/2016 at 7:00pm

Tomorrow (June 5) is Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day).

The newest addition to the Jewish calendar, it’s held on the 28th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar—six weeks after...

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Depravity: Anti-Israel ‘pinkwashing’ group seeks boycott of ‘Tel Aviv Pride’ events

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Posted by    Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 6:30pm 5/29/2016 at 6:30pm

Scheduled from May 25th through June 3rd, Tel Aviv Pride is a week-long series of events that celebrate gay life.

For over nearly two decades, it’s become one of the city’s most popular annual festivals. Tens of thousands of gay Israelis and LGBTQ tourists from around the world enjoy the extravaganza, which...

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Son of Hamas Leader at JPost Conf: “there is an Islamic problem”

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 7:00am 5/25/2016 at 7:00am
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This past Sunday more than 1,500 people—along with dozens of members of the media and press—attended The Jerusalem Post’s 5th Annual Conference in New York City.

The one-day event, themed “Israel, the U.S. and the Free World Facing Global Terror,” was held at the Marriot Marquis Hotel in the heart of Times...

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United Methodists Vote to Break Ties with Anti-Israel “U.S. Campaign to End the Occupation”

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Posted by    Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 2:30pm 5/19/2016 at 2:30pm

In an unexpected move, the United Methodists decided on Tuesday to call on the church’s mission agency to withdraw its membership in the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation (USCEIO).

Based in Washington, D.C. the USCEIO is a vehemently anti-Israel umbrella organization for the boycott, sanctions, and divestment (BDS) movement. Its...

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Will United Methodists Lead The Way In Rejecting Anti-Israel Divestment?

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Posted by    Monday, May 16, 2016 at 2:00pm 5/16/2016 at 2:00pm

Every four years the United Methodist Church General Conference (UMCGC) meets to make policy decisions and set the direction for the denomination.

From May 10th through May 20th, 864 delegates (half of them clergy) are convening at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland to consider over 1,000 resolutions.

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Israelis Celebrate 68 Years of Independence

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 11:36am 5/11/2016 at 11:36am

The Day of Remembrance for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism (Yom Ha’zikaron) began yesterday when a memorial siren at 8:00 p.m. brought Israel to a standstill. It marked the start of the commemoration day nationwide, with an official state candle-lighting ceremony at the Western Wall (the Kotel)...

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Anti-Israel ‘Jewish Voice for Peace’ Funding Network Revealed

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Posted by    Sunday, May 8, 2016 at 7:30pm 5/8/2016 at 7:30pm

In the saturated market of U.S. anti-Israel activism, the political organization Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) plays a starring role.

In many posts (see a partial list here), we’ve highlighted how JVP provides the façade of American Jewish support for pro-BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) organizations arrayed against the Jewish state. By...

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Palestinian rioters in Nablus attack Jewish worshippers

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Posted by    Monday, May 2, 2016 at 8:30am 5/2/2016 at 8:30am

This past week during Passover, Palestinians rioted and assaulted several Jews on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, Judaism’s most sacred site.

As we highlighted in an earlier post, the mere sight of Jews at their holiest place was seen by Muslims there as an affront. Two Jewish men who dared to pray were beaten...

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Temple Mount, Passover 2016: Muslims Riot, Harass Visitors

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Posted by    Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 10:30am 5/1/2016 at 10:30am

This past week, during the intermediate days of Passover (Chol Hamoed), nearly 900 Israeli Jews, roughly 100 to 300 per day, ascended Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

Thousands of tourists also visited the sacred place over the course of the week.

The site is the place of the two Jewish Temples in antiquity. It’s considered...

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Anti-Israel activists hijack Passover, turn it into Palestinian liberation event

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Posted by    Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 1:51pm 4/21/2016 at 1:51pm

Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is a non-Jewish organization that gives cover to the anti-Israel boycott movement (BDS) and its political war on Israel by washing away the stains of anti-Semitism that are central to the BDS movement’s founding, actions and identity.

As we noted in a prior post, JVP operates in...

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Time to Honor Our April 14, 2004 Commitments to Israel

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Posted by    Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 7:00pm 4/14/2016 at 7:00pm

Twelve years ago President George W. Bush delivered a two-page letter to the late Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

The exchange took place at a White House press conference on April 14, 2004.

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Unitarian Universalist Association joins anti-Israel divestment effort

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Posted by    Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 7:15pm 4/10/2016 at 7:15pm
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In a recent post, we highlighted how Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) is being promoted in America’s liberal Protestant churches.

As we discussed, a malicious strain of anti-Israelism has taken root in these progressive churches largely because of a deep-seated organizational dysfunction:

A vocal and strong minority within the church have led the...

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Free Avera Mengistu – Mentally disabled Israeli captive in Gaza

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 8:30pm 4/6/2016 at 8:30pm

In a post last December we highlighted the history of Israel’s prisoner exchanges with various Palestinian armed factions. As we noted:

For the past three decades, Israel has been forced to exchange scores of incarcerated terrorists for a mere handful of its POWs. In the majority of these lopsided prisoner swaps the...

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U.S. Embassy: Next Year in Jerusalem?

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Posted by    Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 9:30pm 3/27/2016 at 9:30pm
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The Republican candidates made a lot of pledges to the record-breaking pro-Israel crowd at last week’s American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington, D.C.

Among them was the promise that they’ll move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

So, if he becomes President, will Donald Trump, Ted Cruz...

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