Israel’s Normalization with Four Muslim Nations
By RAYMOND IBRAHIM

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The Good News – and the Bad. WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — January 27, 2021 — Israel recently signed agreements establishing relations with four Muslim nations: the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco. Both good and bad news surround this development. The bad news is bland and predictable: a permanent peace between Israel and its Muslim neighbors is, according to Islamic law, …

Raymond IbrahimIsrael’s Normalization with Four Muslim Nations
By RAYMOND IBRAHIM

Morocco Agrees to Normalize Ties With Israel
By JACKSON RICHMAN

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Rabbi Yaakov Menken, managing director of the Coalition for Jewish Values, said “instead of a cold détente attained via surrender to unreasonable demands, these new agreements promote peace based upon common security needs and mutual medical, technological and financial benefits.” RABAT, MOROCCO and JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — December 10, 2020 — Jewish and pro-Israel groups reacted positively to Morocco’s announcement on Thursday of …

TribuneMorocco Agrees to Normalize Ties With Israel
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Time to Do Things Miraculously
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — December 1, 2020 — The weekend of the miraculous airlift of nearly 15,000 Ethiopian Jews to Israel in May 1991, I felt a sense of historic euphoria. It was a bold operation to bring home most of the remnants of Ethiopia’s ancient Jewish community.  Being young, single, and home alone, I wanted to share this incredible moment with …

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Historic Anniversary and Historic Opportunity in the Rescue and Return Home of Ethiopian Jews
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — Last week in 1984, the Israeli government and Mossad, in conjunction with the CIA, began a secret mission to rescue thousands of Ethiopian Jews, the first instance of black Africans being taken out of oppression in Africa and brought home to safety in Israel. For centuries, the Jews of Ethiopia lived in such remote isolation that they …

Jonathan FeldsteinHistoric Anniversary and Historic Opportunity in the Rescue and Return Home of Ethiopian Jews
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Why the United Arab Emirates’ Unprecedented Annexation Warning to Israel Matters
By SETH FRANTZMAN

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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL — June 15, 2020 — Israelis woke up to a potential new era on Friday, June 12, 2020, with an article by the United Arab Emirates ambassador to the US warning that Israel’s planned annexation of parts of the West Bank would “upend Israeli aspirations for improved security, economic and cultural ties with the Arab world and with …

TribuneWhy the United Arab Emirates’ Unprecedented Annexation Warning to Israel Matters
By SETH FRANTZMAN