Monthly Archives: July 2017

Davis imam, Ammar Shahin apologizes for sermon

“I do understand how my words were hurtful, and I am sorry,” Shahin said in a statement during a news conference Friday at the Davis Community Church. He did not take questions. “I understand that speech like this can encourage … Continue reading

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Imam apologizes for sermon attacking Jews for ‘desecrating’ al-Aksa

Jpost Arab-Israeli Conflict ByJTA/July 29, 2017 Davis Masjid Screenshot YouTube. (photo credit:YOUTUBE) A California imam who accused Jews of “desecrating” the mosque on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount and seemingly called for their annihilation has apologized. “I said things that were hurtful … Continue reading

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No Turkish delight: Israel’s obligation to support Kurdish statehood

Jpost Opinion Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan joined with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas last week, echoing his incitement for Muslims worldwide to “defend al-Aksa.” Just repeating this calumny was not enough for the Turkish dictator, who added fuel to … Continue reading

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US bill on Israel boycotts sets up free speech battle

Jpost – BDS Threat By Michael Wilner / July 30, 2017 WASHINGTON — Earlier this month, one of America’s largest civil liberties organizations announced opposition to a congressional bill that would target international efforts to boycott, divest and sanction Israel, … Continue reading

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Netanyahu favors capital punishment for Halamish terrorist

Jpost – Israel News By JPOST.COM STAFF, Herb Keinon July 27, 2017 The terrorist who killed Yosef, Chaya and Elad Salomon in Halamish last Shabbat “should simply never smile again,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday, advocating the death … Continue reading

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Who is the sovereign on Temple Mount?

Jpost Opinion By Michael Laitman / July 26, 2017 This Tuesday, we will mark the 9th of Av, when the Temple was destroyed. The Temple represents our unity. When we restore our union, we will not need bricks to prove … Continue reading

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Rabbis call on Jews to visit Temple Mount ‘to strengthen our claim to this holy place’

Jpost Israel News By Jeremy Sharon / July 27, 2017 Several dozen prominent national-religious rabbis issued a statement on Thursday encouraging Jews to visit the Temple Mount, a call which comes against the background of severe tensions that have surrounded … Continue reading

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