Monthly Archives: December 2017

US embassy preparing to move to Jerusalem hotel?

Arutz Sheva – Israel National News David Rosenberg, 25/12/17 12:33 Is the US embassy in Israel planning on moving to a Jerusalem hotel in 2020? Since President Donald Trump’s December 6th announcement that the US recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital … Continue reading

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US Lawyer Urges Court Injunction to Save Iraqi Jewish Archive

American attorney says Jewish community does not need to wait until ancient archive is returned to Iraq to take action. Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/05/14 Speaking at a 31 March New York conference on the legal issues posed by the question … Continue reading

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Reparations for Jews from Arab Countries Should Be an Integral Part of Any Peace Agreement

By Dr. Edy Cohen May 15, 2017 BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 466, May 15, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: No solution for the Palestinian refugee problem is possible so long as justice is not served for the Jewish refugees from the … Continue reading

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Iraqi Jews Want Stolen Documents to Stay in U.S.

CQ Researcher The archive “should not be given back to the thief that stole it.” Just days after coalition forces captured Baghdad during the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in May 2003, several Americans heard about a hidden Jewish archive in … Continue reading

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NJ imam who called for murder of Jews to undergo ‘retraining’

JTA – The imam of a New Jersey mosque will be sent for “retraining” after delivering anti-Semitic sermons. Sheikh Aymen Elkasaby, imam of the Islamic Center of Jersey City, in a sermon earlier this month, called Jews “apes and pigs,” … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Refugees

The Tower “The quest to resolve the issue of compensation for Egyptian Jews was just as unsuccessful as the drive to do so for Iraqis.” The Forgotten Refugees Eylon Aslan-Levy Israeli news anchor and political commentator One of the biggest … Continue reading

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US Senate passes bill to help Holocaust survivors

(JTA) — The Senate unanimously passed on Tuesday the Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today, or JUST Act, a bill to help Holocaust survivors and the families of victims obtain restitution or the return of Holocaust-era assets. The measure requires the State … Continue reading

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Abbas Slams Trump: ‘Trump gave Jerusalem to Israel – no peace until we get it back’

Arutz Sheva – Israel National News By David Rosenberg, 13/12/17 11:42 PA chief blasts Trump’s Jerusalem declaration, warns that there will be ‘no peace, no stability’ until city is capital of Palestinian state. Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas railed against … Continue reading

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Archeologists discover menorah inscribed on Early Islamic period coins

Jpost By Daniel K Eisenbud Researchers recently discovered that menorahs prominently adorned Muslim coins and vessels during the early Islamic period 1,300 years ago. Relics inscribed with the Jewish symbol dating to the Umayyad dynasty during the seventh-eighth centuries were … Continue reading

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A Megillah for Hanukkah? Megillat Bet Hashmonay

Hanukkah The case for reviving a tradition of reading the Scroll of Antiochus. By Rabbi David Golinkin My Jewish Learning There is one custom which we would expect to find on that is missing–the reading of a scroll in public. … Continue reading

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