Approaching Memorial Day
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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As we approach Memorial Day in the US, it’s appropriate to think for a minute about what that really means.  Sadly, Memorial Day is something about which the US could learn a lot from Israel where the juxtaposition of Memorial Day observance is vivid.  This year, you can be part of a healing process that involves both remembering, and creating …

Hezi ArisApproaching Memorial Day
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

The U.S., Churchill and the Middle East
By PIERRE REHOV

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First published by Gatestone Institute – May 21, 2017 https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/10387/us-churchill-middle-east ▪ President Donald Trump has apparently decided that on his visit to Israel this week, he will not announce the move of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem — a move that will only make him look less strong to Arab leaders. They may not like all promises that are kept, …

Hezi ArisThe U.S., Churchill and the Middle East
By PIERRE REHOV

Shalom King Salman
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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Shalom King Salman,   The visit of President Trump to your country and mine got me thinking, and hoping, that based on a new reality in the Middle East, the opportunities for peaceful coexistence have never been greater.  While I know you will be hosting President Trump, and I haven’t received my invitation to meet with him yet, I’ve been …

Hezi ArisShalom King Salman
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

BREAKING NEWS: Israel Was the Source of Classified Intelligence Trump Gave to Russians

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NEW YORK, NY — May 16, 2017 — The classified intelligence that President Donald Trump disclosed in a meeting last week with Russian officials at the White House was provided by Israel asserts the New York Post. Read the entire article: Israel Was Source of Classified Intel Trump gave to Russians By Bob Fredericks. Israel is one of the United States’ …

Hezi ArisBREAKING NEWS: Israel Was the Source of Classified Intelligence Trump Gave to Russians

Simon Wiesenthal Center Denounces Unanimous Belgian Anti-Schechita Vote; Jews Have Effectively Been Told to Leave

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NAMUR, WALLONIA, BELGIUM and NEW YORK, NY — May 10, 2017 — The Simon Wiesenthal Center, a leading Jewish Human Rights NGO (non-governmental organization) has denounced a unanimous decision to ban Kosher and Halal slaughter by Belgium’s Parliament of Wallonia, formerly the Walloon Parliament, and previously the Walloon Regional Council. Editor-at-Large Note: The Parliament of Wallonia is one of the …

Hezi ArisSimon Wiesenthal Center Denounces Unanimous Belgian Anti-Schechita Vote; Jews Have Effectively Been Told to Leave

Your Tax Dollar Funding Palestinian Terrorism
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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On March 8, 2016, American Taylor Force was murdered along a beach in Tel Aviv.  Bashar Masalha stabbed Mr. Force and wounded 12 others, including a pregnant woman.  Sadly, Force was not the first, and will likely not be the last, American victim of Palestinian Arab terror.   More sadly, and shocking, your US tax dollars indirectly motivate, and fund, …

Hezi ArisYour Tax Dollar Funding Palestinian Terrorism
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Regarding Israel’s Independence Day

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“On Yom Ha’Atzmaut, we celebrate Israel’s Independence Day in recognition of the rich history between our two countries. “This evening, I have directed One World Trade Center and the new Kosciuszko Bridge to be lit white and blue, the colors of the Israeli flag, to honor Israel as it celebrates Yom Ha’Atzmaut. “New York joins with the Israeli people and …

Hezi ArisStatement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Regarding Israel’s Independence Day

Why Is Female Genital Mutilation Still Happening in the U.S.?
By Dr. PHYLLIS CHESLER, PhD

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Knowingly subjecting someone to female genital mutilation (FGM), whether within U.S. borders or abroad (“vacation cutting”), is illegal under federal law. Let’s be clear: FGM (female genital mutilation) is illegal in the United States. That fact did not stop Drs. Humana Nagarwala, Fakhruddin Attar, and his wife Farida Attar, from allegedly performing these criminal and human rights atrocities against two …

Hezi ArisWhy Is Female Genital Mutilation Still Happening in the U.S.?
By Dr. PHYLLIS CHESLER, PhD

Sean Spicer, The Pope, and The Holocaust
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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Israel observed Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Memorial Day – this week; pausing to remember the six million Jews who were murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators.  As Holocaust survivors age and die, it’s not long before our memory will be without the benefit of people who actually suffered and still bear witness to these unspeakable and unparalleled horrors. It’s …

Hezi ArisSean Spicer, The Pope, and The Holocaust
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Happy Passover from Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins

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Chag Pesach Sameach to everyone celebrating Passover this evening!  The worldwide struggle for equality and freedom is ongoing, and the lessons of Passover still resonate with us today.  Passover represents the triumph of freedom over slavery and reminds us to stand up against oppression.  I would like to wish everyone celebrating tonight a very meaningful and joyous holiday. Sincerely, Andrea Stewart-Cousins …

Hezi ArisHappy Passover from Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins