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Archaeologists have uncovered yet more evidence of the ancient Jewish connection to Jerusalem--the very same week that UNESCO and the Palestinian Authority (PA) were declaring that Jews have no connection to Jerusalem. Talk about irony, writes's Stephen Flatow.

After months of dithering, the Obama administration has finally taken some action against the Lebanese Islamist terror organization Hezbollah, writes's Ben Cohen.

A recent study by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) shows online anti-Semitic harassment of journalists has increased significantly in the run up to Election Day next month.

Israel could have done a better job of enlisting Christian allies in its efforts to prevent the United Nations from passing a resolution erasing the Jewish connection to the Temple Mount and Western Wall, one South African legislator claims.

As Americans, we must back a U.S. House of Representatives resolution that provides American support to establish a safe haven in Iraq's Nineveh Plains region to protect Christian Arabs suffering from ISIS-led genocide.

The United Nations cultural body, UNESCO, passed a resolution Thursday that condemns Israeli actions at Jerusalem’s holy sites and ignores any Jewish ties to the Temple Mount and the Western Wall complex.

A new leaked email shows that a speech by Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton last December left senior Israeli officials worried she might lean toward the Palestinians if elected president.


Does President Barack Obama intend to abandon the decades of bipartisan U.S. policy of vetoing anti-Israel U.N. Security Council resolutions and is he preparing to allow the body to pass a resolution supporting or recognizing a Palestinian Arab state, and declaring Jewish communities built within it to be illegal? 

Hispanic evangelicals, a rapidly-growing portion of the U.S. Latino electorate, could have a significant impact on American policy toward Israel in the years ahead.


A police officer and a civilian were killed and six were wounded during a drive-by shooting in Jerusalem this weekend, raising concerns about the possible resumption of the wave of lone wolf terror attacks that convulsed Israel earlier this year.

A newly approved plan to build 98 homes in the Shiloh valley in Northern Samaria has renewed longstanding tensions between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the issue of West Bank settlement construction.


One aspect of the Islamic State's (ISIS) campaign of genocide against the Yazidi religious minority in Iraq and Syria has been the kidnapping of thousands of Yazidi women and girls to serve as sexual slaves to these savages, writes's Ben Cohen.

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas suffered chest pains this week and was rushed to a hospital in Ramallah. The episode was an important reminder of the dangers and risks Israel will face if it heeds demands for the quick creation of a Palestinian state, writes's Stephen Flatow.


Progressive Jewish groups that were previously outspoken on Darfur, when the issue was hot during former President George W. Bush's time in office, are refraining from calling on the Obama administration to respond to the resumption of the African genocide.

The new $38 billion Israel security deal recently signed - the U.S.’s largest ever aid package to Israel - fundamentally changes the way Israel will be able to spend the money.


Israel’s world-class innovation success ties back to the country’s education system which promotes reading, writing and challenging the norms in a way that fosters exploration.



Despite the increasing number of terror attacks in the United States, for most Americans the various Middle East conflicts remain a distant and misunderstood affair. Chris Mitchell, a Massachusetts native and the Middle East bureau chief for the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), shed light on these issues from his perspective as an Evangelical Christian covering the Middle East.

First, given Donald Trump's diabolical performance, it’s hard to conceive of anyone voting for him for any reason other than implacable opposition to Hillary Clinton and fear of her worst excesses.

Second, that both candidates have a completely different understanding of national security; for Trump, it starts at home, with the first line of defense, while for Clinton, it hinges upon America's global alliances. 


As Rosh Hashanah approaches and the Jewish calendar turns to 5777, takes a look at the biggest Jewish news stories covered over the past year.


Palestinian Authority officials who speak of "two states for two peoples" when addressing Western audiences, leave out the words "for two peoples" when speaking in Arabic to a different audience because they don't recognize Israel's right to exist as a permanent Jewish state, experts said.