The Diaspora Should Check Its Judgements on Israel
By SETH FRANTZMAN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — July 11, 2020 — A new tempest brewed among some in liberal Zionist circles this week with the latest defection of yet another “two-state” believer into the “I no longer believe in a Jewish State” camp. The Jewish Currents piece by serial Israel-Diaspora-canary-in-the-mine Peter Beinart was amplified by write-ups in The New York Times and Jewish Insider. …

TribuneThe Diaspora Should Check Its Judgements on Israel
By SETH FRANTZMAN

Will the Palestinian Authority (PA) Erupt Over Israeli Sovereignty in the Jordan Valley?
By Prof. HILLEL FRISCH

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BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,619, June 30, 2020 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: No one really knows when mass violence will erupt. The self-immolation of a Tunisian peddler ignited a revolution in that country, but at least 40 similar acts in other Arab counties failed. The odds are against massive violence if Israel extends sovereignty over the Jordan Valley, but Israel’s security …

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By Prof. HILLEL FRISCH

Jews and Christians Unite to Support Christian Arabs
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — June 10, 2020 —  With talk of Israel’s annexation of Jewish communities in historic Judea and Samaria (the West Bank), and unilateral actions and threats by Palestinian and other Arabs even in advance of such a decision much less any actions being taken, the status and fate of Christian Arabs in the Land has been overshadowed. Throughout …

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Is Longtime Pro-Israel Congressman Eliot Engel in Trouble?
JACKSON RICHMAN

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With comparisons being made to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s upset of former Rep. Joe Crowley in 2018, his job may be in jeopardy as New York voters head to the polls on June 23. WASHINGTON, DC — June 6, 2020 — Longtime Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY-16) is having a rough week. First, the pro-Israel Jewish lawmaker was caught in a hot-mic moment …

eHeziIs Longtime Pro-Israel Congressman Eliot Engel in Trouble?
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Jerusalem: An Eye to the Future Amid the Challenges Today, Built on the Foundation of the Past
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — May 19, 2020 —   Since King David established Jerusalem over 3000 years ago, it has had many noteworthy leaders.  Some are biblical icons. Some are modern political, religious, and civic leaders. Numerous tyrants have conquered, destroyed, and occupied Jerusalem. In the modern era, there have been several leaders who have stood out for their noteworthy building of the …

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Operation Finale
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — May 11, 2020 —  This week marks 60 years since the daring Mossad operation to arrest and ultimately bring to trial notorious Nazi leader, architect of the Holocaust, and mass murderer, Adolf Eichmann. Eichmann was captured in Argentina on May 11, 1960, brought to Israel where he was tried. The plan to find, arrest, and bring Eichmann to …

Jonathan FeldsteinOperation Finale
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Yom Hazikaron – A Memorial Day to Remember
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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How the twin sister of an American Christian murdered by terrorists in Israel copes with loss and not being part of the wider community observing Memorial Day. JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — April 24, 2020 — I met Kristine Luken posthumously. She and a mutual friend, Kay Wilson, were victims of an unspeakable terror attack in Israel in December 2010. Miraculously, Kay survived. …

Jonathan FeldsteinYom Hazikaron – A Memorial Day to Remember
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San Remo Matters
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — April 22, 2020 —  On the wake of World War I and the defeat of the Ottoman and German forces, leaders of the Allied Powers set out to reorganize Europe, and particularly the wide reach of the defeated Ottoman Empire.  As part of the effort to do so, a conference took place in London in the winter of …

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By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

Westchester County District Attorney Investigating Anti-Semitic Incidents During Religious Online Video Services

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — April 20, 2020 — Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced an investigation into recent anti-Semitic “zoom-bombing” of Jewish religious services in Westchester, which were being video streamed in an effort to bring people together while following social distancing directives. The incidents took place via a Jewish center video stream Friday, April 3, 2020, …

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Holds Virtual 2020 Annual Days of Remembrance Ceremony

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WASHINGTON, DC — April 20, 2020 — The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will lead the nation in the Days of Remembrance with a Virtual National Commemoration on Tuesday, April 21, at 11 a.m. EST,  to honor the victims and survivors of the Holocaust. The ceremony will be simulcast on Facebook and YouTube.  Despite this unprecedented moment for our nation and the world, we owe it to …

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