Happy November By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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November is an auspicious month for Israel and the Jewish people, and for me and my family personally. On November 2, 1917, at the twilight of WWI, the British government issued the “Balfour Declaration”, affirming their support to establish a Jewish home in “Palestine.” On November 29, 1947, at the twilight of the “British Mandate” for Palestine, the UN voted …

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Far From Home – Too Close to Home By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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Editor’s Note: Hear Jonathan Feldstein on radio – Information listed below herein. Last Wednesday, November 4, 2015, my family’s WhatsApp group was buzzing. Daughter #1, away in college, heard news of a terrorist attack near our home. Knowing it’s where we go grocery shopping, she wrote: “Did something just happen at the grocery store? Everyone OK?” Daughter #3 wrote, “What! …

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Israel is Avoiding the Abyss, for Now By JONATHAN SPYER

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For the past four weeks, Israel and the West Bank have been hit by a wave of stabbing attacks by Palestinian Muslims on Israeli Jews and protests in the West Bank. Palestinian fury derives from claims that Israel planned to change the status quo banning Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount, as it is known to Jewish people, or Haram …

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Jewish Professor Hounded at California Riverside Campus for Holding Pre-Israel Views By Dr. PHYLISS CHESLER

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Dr. Denise Dalaimo Nussbaum was smeared, shunned, and assaulted for having opposed pro-BDS, anti-Zionist speaker Miko Peled. Dr. Denise Dalaimo Nussbaum, Chair of the Sociology Department, distinguished author and professor, is suing the Governing Board of Mount San Jacinto Community College for 9.5 million dollars for “assault, battery, false imprisonment, intentional infliction of emotional distress, negligence, gender discrimination, failure to …

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We Cannot Live Without Them By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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They’re everywhere. Ubiquitous. The only thing worse and more pervasive than the terror attacks plaguing Israel is the fear and uncertainty that’s looming wider. With no end in sight, Israelis are finding new ways to go about their daily lives while avoiding putting themselves in danger. People outside of Jerusalem are avoiding going to Jerusalem. People in Jerusalem are avoiding …

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Bridging the Divides: A Conversation About Judaism and Zionism in the 21st Century

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — On 21st October, in London, Rabbi Lord Sacks and Yair Lapid, Chairman of the Yesh Atid party in the Israeli Knesset, had a public conversation about how to bridge some of the growing divides within the Jewish people – between religious and secular, Israel and the Diaspora – and the meaning of Jewish identity and Zionism …

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Gregg Roman on the ‘Inextricable Connection’ between Islamists and Hitler

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Middle East Forum Director Gregg Roman appeared alongside Mouin Rabbani, a senior fellow at the Institute for Palestine Studies, and Sakarya University professor Norman Finkelstein on Al-Jazeera English on October 22, 2105, to discuss Benjamin Netanyahu‘s controversial statement that Palestinian Grand Mufti Haj Amin al-Husseini contributed to Nazi planning of the Holocaust. The full video is available at http://www.meforum.org/5578/roman-al-jazeera Excerpt …

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Kerry Bashing By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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Recent remarks by Secretary of State John Kerry give new meaning to the term “Foggy Bottom,” a name synonymous with the location of the US State Department. One might say these remarks represent seeing the peace process through foggy glasses, and a new low, or “bottom,” of US policy vis-a-vis Israel. I was shocked to see the plethora of news …

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WiesenthaI Center to UNESCO Director General: “Turning over The Western Wall to the Palestinians would be like turning over Mount Sinai to ISIS.”

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YONKERS, NY — October 20, 2015 — Amidst the unprecedented violence in Israel and the international uproar over Arab attempts to have UNESCO identify Jerusalem’s Western Wall – Judaism’s holiest site – as Palestinian, senior officials of the Simon Wiesenthal Center had a conference call with UNESCO’s Director General Irina Bokova earlier today. “This is a redline for the entire …

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Nothing to Fear than Terror Itself By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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For background information consider also reading: “We are Frustrated and Scared and We are Strong and Resilient By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN”. I returned home to Israel this week from traveling overseas. I landed to news of five new terrorist attacks happening that morning, leaving three dead and dozens wounded. Suffice it to say, I quickly realized that though I thought I …

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