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HOW PALESTINIAN SCHOOLBOOKS INDOCTRINATE STUDENTS AGAINST ISRAEL

The think tank that I run, the Center for Near East Policy Research, has completed a four-year research activity in which all 364 schoolbooks for grades 1-12 that were published by the Palestinian Authority...
U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. Credit: Creative Commons.

Senate Democrats block pro-Israel, anti-BDS bill

The Senate failed to reach the necessary 60 votes on Tuesday evening to end debate on Republican-introduced legislationthat, if enacted, would impose fresh sanctions on Syria, as well as boost security cooperation with Israel and...
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the funeral of former Israeli minister of Defense and minister of Foreign Affairs, Moshe Arens, at Savyon Cemetery, on January 8, 2019. Photo by Flash90.

‘Dramatic announcement’ keeps Netanyahu’s legal woes atop election cycle

In a prime-time televised address on Monday evening, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu placed looming corruption charges against him at the center of the current election cycle, ahead of issues relating to security or...
Former energy minister Gonen Segev seen at the Supreme Court in Jerusalem for the appeal on his prison sentence on Aug. 18, 2006. Photo by Flash90.

Former Israeli Minister who colluded with Iran to get 11-year prison sentence

Gonen Segev, a former Israeli minister who was found to have met repeatedly with Iranian intelligence officials for the past six years and given them sensitive information, will serve 11 years in prison as...

Why is Egypt intent on restoring Jewish heritage sites in a country devoid of...

The government of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi recently announced a multimillion-dollar initiative to restore Jewish heritage sites throughout the country. Soon afterwards, the government backtracked, probably due to a public backlash. “The Egyptian ministry...
View of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) building during a strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on July 26, 2018. Photo by Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90 *** Local Caption *** אונר"א עזה בניין שביתה

UNRWA a political fraud aimed at Israel

Through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the Palestinians have received 25 times more aid per capita than did the whole of Europe to rebuild their shattered countries after World War Two. And yet,...
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. Credit: Screenshot.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft to be awarded ‘Jewish Nobel’

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will be awarded what Time magazine has dubbed the “Jewish Nobel:” the Genesis Prize, one of Israel’s top awards. Kraft, 77, will be given the honor for his longtime contributions to...
Wedding photo of Amichai and Shira Ish-Ran, married earlier this year. Both were injured in a drive-by shooting by a Palestinian terrorist at a bus stop outside of the Jewish community of Ofra on Dec. 9, 2018. Courtesy of the family.

Shira and Amichai Ish-Ran released from the hospital after terror attack

Shira and Amichai Ish-Ran, who were wounded in a shooting attack outside Ofra in Samaria and lost their newborn baby, were released from Shaarei Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem on Monday, exactly one month...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Erdoğan rebukes Bolton about Syria and Kurds, saying he made a ‘serious mistake’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan slammed U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton on Tuesday for promising that Turkey will not attack the Kurds fighting the Islamic State in Syria. “We cannot accept Bolton’s messages given from Israel,”...
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy displays bill just signed into law on Jan. 8, 2019, that doubles funding for yeshivahs and other private schools. Credit: Mason Resnick/Teach N.J.

New Jersey doubles school security funding to yeshivahs, other private schools

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill into law on Tuesday, doubling security funding for nonpublic schools, including Jewish ones. The legislation, passed unanimously in the state legislature last month, allocates $22.6 million for...

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