A member of the Swedish Parliament has nominated President Donald Trump for his second Nobel Prize in honor of his Serbia & Kosovo Agreement, which follows a Norwegian MP who nominated Donald Trump on Wednesday for his peace agreement between Israel and the UAE.
By CHARLIE SPIERING
The nomination was announced by Magnus Jacobson a member of the Swedish Parliament for the Christian Democrats party.
“I have nominated the US Gov. and the governments of Kosovo and Serbia for the Nobel Peace Prize for their joint work for peace and economic development, through the cooperation agreement signed in the White House,” he wrote in English on Twitter. Continue Reading »
Palestinians still fuming following President Trump’s brokered Israeli-UAE peace announcement. Now, cementing the irrelevance of their anti-Israel/anti-America influence, President Trump has Kosovo joining Serbia in their recognition of Israel as well.
– Israeli PM Netanyahu, “Their recognition of Israel is expanding and more countries are expected to join it.”
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Friday that Kosovo will become the world’s first Muslim-majority nation to open its Israel embassy in Jerusalem.
The announcement came shortly after US President Donald Trump unveiled a historic accord on economic ties between Kosovo and Serbia, which also included Kosovo recognizing Israel and Serbia relocating its embassy to Jerusalem. Continue Reading »
Academic standards evaporate with Harvard’s hiring of this openly anti-Israel propagandist to educate American university students. Erakat, proponent of the Palestinian ‘Pay-to-Slay Jews’ National Project and the BDS movement, will perpetuate his false narrative to thousands of students that will further embed antisemitism among yet another generation.
In a ‘scoop’ not covered by mainstream media, the pro-Israel blogger known as ‘Elder of Ziyon’ has informed us of an incredible announcement by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs website:
Cambridge, Massachusetts – The Future of Diplomacy Project at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs has named four senior leaders in diplomacy to be Fisher Family Fellows for the 2020-21 academic year:
Julie Bishop, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Australia and Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party;
Saeb Erakat, the Chief Palestinian Negotiator and Head of the Negotiations Affairs Department of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO);
Federica Mogherini, former High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission; and
Peter Wittig, former Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United States. Continue Reading »
Following in father Fred’s footsteps, Donald Trump, who donated generously to resettle the exiled Jews of Gush Katif, Gaza, has given generously to Jewish and Israeli causes for well over 40 years.
– Chronology of donations & awards starting in the 1970’s.
By Dan Feinreich
NEW YORK — After seeing so many Jews say such horrible things about him, I decided to look further into Trump’s background to learn more about his feelings toward the Jews. This is what I learned:
On Donald Trump’s Trump Tower office wall is his ‘Tree of Life’ plaque.- Screenshot: attorneys defending israel-blogspot-12/2015
Let’s start with the biggest influence in Donald Trump’s life, his father. Continue Reading »
Report from the Israeli Research and Education group exposes multiple civilian sites in the Lebanese capital that are exploited for the production, storage, and launching of Hezbollah’s medium-range ballistic missiles, all provided by Iran.
By i24NEWS, Ynet
At least 28 missile sites connected to Lebanon’s Hezbollah terrorist organization have been located in civilian areas across Beirut, The Jerusalem Post reported on Monday, citing a report from the Alma Research and Education Center.
The report reveals that the sites are used for the production, storage, and launches of medium-range surface-to-surface ballistic missiles, such as the Iranian Fateh-110 and its Syrian equivalent, the M600. Continue Reading »
Decrying anti-Semitism & racism, former NBA superstar Charles Barkley says, “We can’t allow Black people to be prejudiced also….. I don’t understand how insulting another group helps our cause.”
By Marcy Oster, JTA
Former NBA star and current analyst Charles Barkley has become the latest sports star to speak out against anti-Semitism among Black celebrities.
“Listen, DeSean Jackson, Stephen Jackson, Nick Cannon, Ice Cube,” Barkley said in a video tweeted out by NBA on TNT, where he serves as a studio analyst during pre-game and halftime shows. “Man, what the hell are y’all doing? Y’all want racial equality. We all do. Continue Reading »
The bill, which violates the Taylor Force Act, is earmarked “to restore humanitarian and development assistance to the Palestinians,” despite the Trump administration having ended all funding, since the Palestinians refuse to end paying assassins & terrorists life-long pensions as required by US law.
By JNS.org. and ILH Staff
Report: At $14.5B, Israeli startup exits nearly double in first half of 2019
Restoring US funding to PA has bipartisan support | Illustration: AP
A US House subcommittee included $250 million in funding for Israeli-Palestinian dialogue and Palestinian business development in a $66 billion spending bill passed earlier this week, despite the Trump administration defunding both areas. Continue Reading »
– Palestinian PM Shtayyeh, “If Mr Biden is elected in November, we hope that it will be a totally different dynamic.”
– Campaign spokesman Michael Gwin, “Biden opposes any unilateral action by either side that makes the prospects of a 2-state solution less likely, including annexation, which Biden opposes now, and would continue to oppose as president.”
By Reuters and ILH Staff
Palestinian leaders hope Democrat Joe Biden will tone down Washington’s pro-Israel policies if he becomes US president, and Palestinian-Americans have been pressing his campaign for a change, sources familiar with the efforts have said.
So far, their efforts have had little impact, the sources said. Continue Reading »
The EU human rights court rules the French arrest & conviction of 12 BDS activists in 2010 over distribution of handbills calling for boycott of Israeli goods, ‘lacked any relevant or sufficient grounds’.
– France ordered to pay €27,380 ($31,150) to each BDS activist.
The European Human Rights Court (EHCR) ruled on Thursday that a French criminal conviction against activists involved in a campaign to boycott products imported from Israel had no sufficient grounds and violated their freedom of expression.
France’s highest appeals’ court in 2015 upheld rulings that convicted campaigners on the basis of inciting racism and anti-Semitism. Continue Reading »
The failure of the label bill proposal ended a long anti-Israel campaign by Norway’s pro-Palestinian NGOs to force adherence to decrees passed by the European Court of Justice.
– Oslo legislator stresses that dialogue must supersede boycotts.
By Ariel Kahana
The Norwegian Parliament rejected a motion to label imported Israeli products manufactured in Judea and Samaria, Israel Hayom learned Monday. The bill was presented two weeks ago by left-wing parties, including the Norwegian Labor Party, but was voted down by the coalition parties and other non-affiliated parties in the Oslo legislator.
The European Union’s top court ruled in November 2019 that EU countries must identify products made in Israeli settlements on their labels. Continue Reading »
19 Senate Democrats send a letter to PM Binyamin Netanyahu & Defense Minister Benny Gantz, warning that Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria, Israel’s ancestral homeland, would place Israel at risk.
By Elad Benari
A group of US Senators from the Democratic party have sent a letter to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Alternate Prime Minister and Defense Minister Benny Gantz in which they warn against an Israeli move to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.
Sen. Bernie Sanders claimed the United States is “complicit” in so-called Israeli occupation” and should rethink its military aid to the Jewish state.- Photo/ AP,Mary Altaffer
The letter, sent on Thursday, is signed by 19 Senate Democrats, led by Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT), Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD). Continue Reading »
1500 Rabbis outraged that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wants to keep ‘2-state solution’ viable by pressuring Israel to not apply sovereignty to Israel’s biblical heartland, to resume funding the Palestinians [despite its financing of ‘Pay to Slay’ Jews] and reopen the PLO headquarters in Washington.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
The Coalition for Jewish Values (CJV), representing over 1500 traditional rabbis in matters of public policy, today called upon Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee in the 2020 Presidential race, to withdraw his statement that he would resume funding to the Palestinian Authority despite its ongoing provision of financial rewards to the families of terrorists, and his claim that Israel would ‘jeopardize a two-state solution’ were it to extend sovereignty over Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria. Continue Reading »
U.S. Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, once again faced accusations of antisemitism and was strongly criticized for her failing to mention the Jews, or Jewish loss, in a Holocaust Remembrance Day tweet.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
US Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), a Palestinian-American politician who has faced accusation of antisemitism and is known as a fierce critic of Israel, was strongly criticized on social media after tweeting a statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) that failed to mention Jews.
Her failure to mention Jews drew strong criticism from political commentators and pro-Israel activists in the United States, including sarcastic replies and outrage from social media users. Continue Reading »
Having already classified the PFLP as a Palestinian terrorist organization by the U.S. & E.U., Khaled Barakat, a senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, has been deemed, ‘Persona non grata’ by Berlin.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
BERLIN – The German government has issued a four-year travel ban against a senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) who allegedly supports terrorism and Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against the Jewish state.
The Palestinian journalist and alleged PFLP terrorist Khaled Barakat, who is based in Canada, said in a webinar in late March that the German authorities imposed a “four-year ban on me entering Germany” because “I support [the Palestinians’] right to resist Israel, call for the liberation of Palestine from river to sea… that I support the Palestinian organization and they name it the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).” Continue Reading »