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Trump Ends the Palestinian Exception


When Rosh Hashanah ended on Tuesday evening, Jews discovered that over the holiday, the Trump administration had enacted two policies – one foreign and one domestic – that on their face, don’t appear to be connected. But actually, they stem from the same rationale. And both together and separately, these two policies give Jews much to be thankful for. First,…

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The Generals’ Revolt


The candidates now under consideration to replace IDF Chief of General Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot are evidence of a dismal and dangerous truth: Today, the IDF General Staff is in open rebellion against the government and the citizens of Israel. Consider the identities of two of the four the candidates to serve as the next chief of general staff. First,…

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German-led EU sides with Iran against America


Last Thursday, the EU announced it was transferring $20 million to Iran to offset the impact of U.S. sanctions. EU foreign policy commissioner Federica Mogherini said it was part of a wider $58 million aid package to convince Iran to remain in the so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) — that is, then-President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran. The EU’s…

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Jews with(out) guns


In the article linked below my friend Michael Ledeen writes about the escalation in anti-Jewish violence in Europe. He ends the article by noting that American Jews need to start organizing themselves to meet the wave of anti-Semitism that is moving swiftly towards them. I agree with his assessment. Michael notes with worry that the leftist ideological inclinations of most…

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The witch hunt against President Trump


The search warrant executed against President Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen is a watershed event in my opinion. It indicates that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is indeed carrying out a witch hunt. And he isn’t alone. I don’t know where things go from here but I hope that the Justice Dept. IG Horowitz will publish his findings. It seems to…

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Time for the US to walk away from the PLO


On Tuesday in Bethlehem, the Palestinians demonstrated the choice the Americans now face in their dealings with Fatah – the supposedly moderate PLO faction that controls the Palestinian Authority and the PLO. President Donald Trump and his advisers can play by Fatah’s rules or they can walk away. On Tuesday a delegation of diplomats from the US Consulate in Jerusalem…

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Israel Built a ‘Wall’ and Is Deporting Illegal Aliens. America Can Learn


A decade ago, Israelis gave little thought to the issue of illegal immigration. In 2006, there were 2,766 illegal migrants in Israel, nearly all of them from Eritrea and Sudan, who had entered Israel through its then-open, 150-mile border with Egypt. In 2007, the dam of illegal immigration burst. According to Israel’s Immigration and Population Authority, 5,179 African migrants –…

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