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Moskowitz Prize Winners for Zionism Announced

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

by Hillel Fendel (Israelnationalnews.com) The three prize-winners of the annual Moskowitz Prize for Zionism have been announced: Rabbi Yoel Schwartz, Anita Tucker, and Brig.-Gen. (res.) Aharon Davidi. The Moskowitz Prize for Zionism, founded by Dr. Irving Moskowitz and Cherna Moskowitz, was first awarded in 2008. It was established in recognition of the people who put […]


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Jerusalem Shepherd Hotel Project Gets Final Go-Ahead

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

by Gil Ronen (Israelnationalnews.com) A project for construction of 20 housing units at the Shepherd Hotel compound in eastern Jerusalem received the final bureaucratic approvals Tuesday and construction could begin at any time. The project involves restoration of the British and Jordanian-era building in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of eastern Jerusalem, next to Shimon HaTzaddik […]


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JEWISH PRIDE WILL RESCUE ISRAEL

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

By: Helen Freedman We’ve been subjected to a flurry of condemnations, apologies, clarifications, and subjugations in the unfolding before us of the Obama/Clinton/Biden/Netanyahu drama. First we saw Biden “shocked and humiliated” by the municipality of Jerusalem announcing the continuation of a building project in a developed neighborhood in Jerusalem. This was followed by Israeli apologies […]


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Obama criticism of Israel: Too much, too little, just right?

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Charles Krauthammer is right: President Obama is impatient with, if not downright hostile to, Israel ['The Biden incident," op-ed, March 19]. The Obama administration accepted that Israel would freeze building in the West Bank for 10 months as a gesture to the Palestinians but continue to build homes in eastern Jerusalem. Secretary of State Hillary […]


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Jews Marked With Yellow Stars Again

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

In the Copenhagen township of Nørrebro that has been solidly in Muslim hands for a long time [1], Jews must hide their faith in order to avoid persecution. Yellow stars get stuck to the backs [2] of Norwegian schoolchildren, and the teachers don’t intervene. In the “enriched” Swedish town of Malmö, many Jewish families have […]


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‘Ketzaleh’ Warns US: Surrendering Land brings Rocket Attacks

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

by Avi Yellin (Israelnationalnews.com) Every time the United States forces Israel to surrender land for “peace,” it is followed by rocket attacks and civilian casualties, National Union chairman and Knesset Member Yaakov (Ketzaleh) Katz said Monday. Commenting shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s “Israel undermines U.S. policy” speech at the annual American Israel […]


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What the J Street NYT Ad doesn’t say

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Dr. Aaron Lerner – IMRA Here is the score: Last year Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu made a major policy speach in which he spoke of a two state solution. And instead of putting him to the test as to what he meant by this the Arabs decided that there was no rush to enter negotiations. […]


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Text: Letter from The Friends of the Land of Israel in the Knesset to PM Netanyahu

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

SHDULAT ERETZ-YISRAEL B’KNESSET The Friends of the Land of Israel in the Knesset To: Mr. Binyamin Netanyahu – Prime Minister Dear Mr. Prime Minister, On the eve of your trip to the United States, we want to express our support for your brave stand concerning the continuation of building projects in Jerusalem. We have no […]


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Column One: Obama’s War on Israel

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Caroline Glick , THE JERUSALEM POST Why has US President Barak Obama decided to foment a crisis in US relations with Israel? Some commentators have claimed that it is Israel’s fault. As they tell it, the news that Israel has not banned Jewish construction in Jerusalem – after repeatedly refusing to ban such construction — […]


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First Sabbath at the Hurva: Then and Now

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

by Hillel Fendel (Israelnationalnews.com) First time in 62 years: Hundreds gathered for Sabbath prayers at the renewed, majestic Hurva synagogue in the Old City of Jerusalem. Puah Shteiner, who spent her early years in the Old City’s Jewish Quarter and was exiled as a little girl when Jordan captured and largely destroyed the area, was […]


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