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Israel

Demi Lovato Apologizes for Taking Free Trip to Israel

Demi Lovato's instagram post apologizing for accepting a free trip to Israel

Singer-Actress Demi Lovato got a free trip to Israel, apparently sponsored by Zeev Elkin of Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. All she had to do was write a few posts. While she was in Israel, she got baptized in the Jordan River and had a religious experience. She posted about that.   View this post …

American Jewry, antisemitism, Israel, Liberal Jews

Trump Calls Jews Who Vote Democrat “Disloyal”

The world is once again in an uproar over a statement made by President Trump, in regard to Jews who vote Democrat. The US president, at a press conference in the Oval Office, in response to Ilhan Omar’s call to cut the $3 billion in annual aid given to Israel, stated, “I can’t even believe …

Israel, Jewish pride

Tlaib Throws Grandma Under the Bus

Rashida Tlaib

Israel’s Minister for the Interior, Ariyeh Deri, decided not to allow the two Democratic representatives, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to enter Israel, on legal grounds. Israel’s No Entry law bars BDS activists from entering the country. After the decision was made, Tlaib appealed to Deri to visit her grandmother. On humanitarian grounds, Deri agreed, …

Holocaust, Israel, Jewish pride

Showing Gratitude to One of the Righteous of the Nations

Krystyna Danko

Jews have an attitude of gratitude. That’s the gist of the story of the Holocaust survivor from Israel who donated money to buy a $1,200 medical bed for 102-year-old Krystyna Danko, a non-Jewish woman from Warsaw, who risked her life to save Jews from genocide. Danko is thought to be the oldest of the Righteous Among …

American Jewry, Celebrity MOTs, Israel, Liberal Jews

Democratic Nominee Hopeful Joe Sestak Wants Israel U.S. Embassy Move Redo

Democratic hopeful Joe Sestak

For years, presidents promised to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, but it took Donald Trump to follow through. Now Joe Sestak, who is one of the many Democrats hoping to win the nomination for president in 2020, says he wants a redo. “We need to move the embassy back out of Jerusalem, …

American Jewry, Celebrity MOTs, Israel, Liberal Jews

Alan Dershowitz Enthusiastic About Voting for a Biden Perceived by Many as Anti-Israel

attorney alan dershowitz

Joe Biden has a long history of anti-Israel actions, as covered in this JNS piece by Jackson Richman. And still, Alan Dershowitz has gone on record with Dan Abrams of Fox News as an enthusiastic supporter of Biden: “I’m a strong supporter of Joe Biden,” Dershowitz responded. “I like Joe Biden. I’ve liked him for …

Israel

Deal of the Century: Will it Increase Arab Terror?

sbarro bombing jerusalem 2001

Israeli Jews rightly fear peace negotiations. Every such effort has been accompanied by waves of terror against Israeli Jews, with much death on both sides. This isn’t something Israelis are imagining. A 2017 study published by the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies (BESA), proved the point. The study found that hopelessness among the Arab population …

American Jewry, Israel

Israel Unimportant to One Quarter of American Jews

Jewish neighborhood, New York

A new study by the American Jewish Committee (AJC) shows that only 72 percent of American Jews feel that Israel is important for the long-term future of the Jewish people. It could be worse: in France, that number would be only 53 percent. Which leads us to wonder what it all means to the Jews …

antisemitism, Israel, Jewish pride

City of David: Deniers Deny Jewish Connection to Jerusalem Only Because of Politics

Pete Hegseth Ir David (City of David, Jerusalem)

Denying that the Jewish people were sovereign in Jerusalem before the birth of the other two major world religions is done only for political reasons, according to a recent video on the City of David. The video, produced by Fox News show host Pete Hegseth, is just a taste of what we will see in …

antisemitism, Israel, Quality of Jewish Life

What Kind of People Target a Kindergarten?

Sderot Kindergarten Operation Enduring Silence May 2019 Direct Hit

On Saturday, when the Jewish people of the Jewish State of Israel were celebrating the Sabbath, Hamas operatives sent hundreds of rockets into civilian Southern Israel, sending residents into shelters. A woman was killed, another injured. More have subsequently been killed as the rockets continue. But if you’ll excuse the expression, what really hit home …