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While world pressure on Israel to make more sacrifices for peace continues to build, Israel waits for a peace partner to appear. But so far, the Palestinian Authority is in absentia. At the United Nations in September, before an audience of nearly two hundred nations, an optimistic Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu even invited PA ...

There may be some bad-apple nations, but surely the 191 countries represented at the United Nations can be relied on to promote human rights and peace and human progress? The UN General Assembly passed 20 resolutions last year condemning Israel for supposed violations. Most dealt with Israel’s presence in biblical Judea and Samaria (so-called West ...

– Rabbi Avraham Sinai, once Ibrahim Yassin, spied on the terror group for Israel Times of Israel staff, May 14, 2016  When 120 young Israeli soldiers lined up outside the President’s Residence in Jerusalem on May 12 to receive citations for their distinguished service, leaders lauded and paid tribute to their exceptional personal tales. But few ...

The mildest incident–mild because there was no loss of life–was in October, when Joseph’s ancient tomb in Nablus (the biblical Shechem), was torched by Palestinian-Arab rioters. But there has been heart-rending loss of life in other cases. Four rabbis were among those murdered in recent weeks. Two terrorists fired guns into an ambushed car, killing ...

This heading from Psalm 115:9 is a challenge. In the same series of Hallel Psalms of Praise we read, “It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in princes” (118:9). Where our friends stand was proven again on December 29, 2012, when the United Nations, dominated by Arab states, decided to ...