Monthly Archives: October 2016

Haftarah Noach & Nachmanides Disputation of Barcelona, 1263

This Week’s Parshah Haftarah Noach – Isaiah Chapter 54.17 “and any tongue that contends with you in judgment, you shall condemn…” Nachmanides Disputation of Barcelona, 1263 “As the disputation seemed to turn in favor of Nahmanides, the Jews of Barcelona, … Continue reading

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‘Our answer to a UNSC resolution must be annexation of settlement”

Jpost Politics And Diplomacy By TOVAH LAZAROFF \10/30/2016 “The UNSC council resolution, should be a trigger to put this plan into action,” said Bennet. Education Minister Naftali Bennett. (photo credit:MARC ISRAEL SELLEM) Israel’s answer to any United Nations Security Council … Continue reading

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PLO Official says he is concerned Israel will prevent international peace conference

Jpost Arab-Israeli Conflict By ADAM RASGON \10/30/2016 Top Abbas advisor Ahmad Majdalani said on Sunday that the Palestinian leadership still hopes to participate in an international peace conference in Paris before the end of the year, but fears that Israel … Continue reading

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IAA refutes authenticity accusations of ‘Jerusalem’ papyrus inscription

Jpost Israel News By DANIEL K. EISENBUD \10/30/2016 “We welcome every researcher in the world to come and test its authenticity.” The rare inscription from the time of the First Temple period.. (photo credit:COURTESY OF SHAI HALEVY/ISRAEL ANTIQUITIES AUTHORITY) The … Continue reading

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Iran’s sole Jewish MP: Iran is safer for Jews than France

Jpost Diaspora By GIDEON KUTS / MA’ARIV \10/30/2016 Siamak Morsadegh discusses the status of Jews in Iran and the prospects of an Iranian-Israeli war. Siamak Morsadegh. (photo credit:BEHROUZ MEHRI / AFP) Some dubbed him “Rouhani’s Jew,” and before that, “Ahmedinejad’s … Continue reading

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UN official: Palestinians must have security and civil control of Area C

Jpost Politics And Diplomacy By TOVAH LAZAROFF \10/28/2016 The report blamed the Palestinian violence in part on a lack of hope among Palestinian minors and questioned whether in some cases the attacks occurred at all. A CONSTRUCTION site in the … Continue reading

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As I see it: Palestinians step up the jihad of the lie

Jpost Opinion By MELANIE PHILLIPS \10/27/2016 This week, UNESCO doubled down on its shameful resolution erasing the historic connection of Judaism and Christianity to the Temple Mount, the holy of holies of the Jewish people, defining it instead as a … Continue reading

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Pro-BDS resolution passes at Portland State University

Jpost Diaspora By JTA \10/27/2016 Portland State University’s student senate passed a resolution urging divestment from companies that “profit from human rights violations” by Israel against Palestinians. The resolution passed Monday with 22 votes in favor, two against and one … Continue reading

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Palestinian rivals, Mideast regional powers growing uneasy with Abbas

Jpost Middle East By REUTERS \10/27/2016 Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Arab states are piling pressure on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to resolve divisions in his Fatah party and with the rival Hamas movement, amid growing concerns about whether … Continue reading

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The Land of Israel, Judea, Samaria and the 4th Geneva Convention

The Land of Israel, Judea, Samaria and the 4th Geneva Convention “Claims of their illegality are based on the final paragraph (6) of Article 49 of the 4th Geneva Convention, Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of … Continue reading

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