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Pompeo: Biden officials trying to torpedo Abraham Accords for Palestinians

In a speech at the annual conference of the Combat Anti-Semitism movement, former Secretary of State Pompeo said certain policy-makers in the US & Europe work to keep the Palestinian issue sacrosanct, protected above all other issues on the international stage.

By  Ariel Kahana

 

Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is accusing certain US and European officials of attempting to block the historic Abraham Accords in order to keep the Palestinian issue at the top of the international agenda.

President Trump at The Abraham Accords Ceremony Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, on the South Lawn of the White House. – Official White House Photo by Joyce N.

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Biden’s pro-PLO promises called illegal and subject to judicial scrutiny

Biden’s reversing Trump policies with promise to reopen PLO Washington office will make Palestinians open to liable cases of $655.5 million in financial penalties and Biden’s commitment of refinancing PA, violates the Taylor Force Act, a law passed by Congress in 2018.

By REUTERS

 

US President Joe Biden’s plan to work to reopen the Palestinians’ diplomatic mission in Washington could be held up over a law that exposes Palestinian officials to US anti-terror lawsuits, officials and advisers to the Palestinians say.

The Biden administration hopes to repair relations with the Palestinians after a sharp deterioration under former President Donald Trump, who closed the Palestine Liberation Organization’s Washington office in 2018 and cut millions of dollars in aid to the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Continue Reading »

Biden appoints Palestinian top intelligence possition

Under former US President Obama, ex-UNRWA official Maher Bitar served as his National Security Council director for Israeli, Palestinian affairs, then during Trump’s tenure he was deeply involved in Trump’s first impeachment as Rep. Adam Schiff’s top legal representative.

By  Netta Bar and ILH Staff

 

US President Joe Biden has appointed Palestinian American Maher Bitar to the role of senior director for intelligence programs at the National Security Council, according to a report in the political journalism site Politico.

Maher served in the National Security Council under former US President Barack Obama, as director for Israeli and Palestinian affairs. Continue Reading »

J Street urges Biden to revoke Trump’s Israel policies that achieved peace

Following four years of being ignored, J Street has now reached out to Joe Biden, urging he return to the shelved, failed US doctrine by reversing Trump’s “Abraham Accords” and put a Palestinian independence before peace with more Muslim countries.

By Jeff Dunetz

 

 

J Street is calling on Joe Biden to reverse many of the Trump administration’s moves concerning Israel and the Middle East including taking President Donald Trump’s Mideast peace plan off the table and a stop to making peace without getting the Palestinians involved.

Haaretz has learned that the organization “prepared a set of policy recommendations for the…Biden administration that are based on adopting a fresh approach toward the conflict, going beyond what previous administrations have attempted. Continue Reading »

Silent in closing Khamenei’s Twitter account, but Twitter suspends Trump

Although the leading Iranian dissident urged Twitter to suspend Khamenei’s accounts based on his repeated violations of Twitter rules in Persian, English, Spanish & in Arabic tweets, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey ignores pleas, but supported Democrats’ call to make US President Trump’s account permanently closed.

By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL

 

Iranian journalist and dissident Masih Alinejad urged Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Friday to permanently ban all accounts associated with the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.

Alinejad, a women’s rights activist and founder of the My Stealthy Freedom/White Wednesday campaign, told The Jerusalem Post in a statement that “a close review of these accounts in multiple languages which include Persian, English, Spanish, and Arabic, shows that Khamenei has repeatedly violated Twitter rules. Continue Reading »

Jewish Orthodox woman picked for Biden’s National Security Council 

Anne Neuberger, the National Security Agency’s director of the U.S. Cyber Command since 2019, is said to be named deputy national security adviser for cybersecurity in Biden’s incoming National Security Council.

By JNS

 

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is expected to appoint Anne Neuberger, an Orthodox Jewish woman, to serve in a newly created cybersecurity position on the U.S. National Security Council.

The expected pick was first reported by Politico on Wednesday. The Biden transition team and the National Security Agency declined to comment to the outlet about Neuberger’s expected appointment.

Anne Neuberger of Baltimore, an Orthodox Jewish woman, was tapped in 2019 to head the National Security Agency’s new Cybersecurity Directorate.

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New York law student named 2020 “Antisemite of the Year”

Stopantisemitism.org, a nonprofit that tracks antisemitic activity, announced Nerdeen Kiswani, a law student at City University of New York’s (CUNY) Hunter College, as “antisemite of the year.”

By SARAH BEN-NUN

 

 

Nerdeen Kiswani is a law student at City University of New York’s (CUNY) Hunter College. On Tuesday, Stopantisemitism.org, a nonprofit that tracks antisemitic activity, announced her as “antisemite of the year.”

Kiswani previously co-founded and served as president of the Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) chapter, a pro-Palestinian activist group largely active on college campuses.

“Antisemitism is a serious problem that requires serious consequences for those who promote it,” said Liora Rez, Stopantisemitism.org’s Continue Reading »

Florida Gov. DeSantis unveils ‘Florida Stands with Israel’ license plate

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis authorized the creation of the “Florida Stands with Israel” license plate on the eve of Rosh Hashanah. The designer suggested that “the license plate would make a great Hanukkah gift…Displaying it could make you feel proud, like the Maccabees.”

By HANNAH BROWN

 

The public design contest for the “Florida Stands with Israel” specialty license plate, sponsored by the Israeli-American Council (IAC), has ended and the winning concept — out of more than 100 submitted — was by artist Daniel Ackerman, a graphic designer from Boca Raton, Florida.

Ackerman’s design, which was unveiled on Tuesday, features an orange blossom and an orange with a blue Star of David in between them against a background of desert sand and sea, above the words, “Florida Stands with Israel.” Continue Reading »

Israel’s former space security chief says aliens exist & are formal allies

According to Professor Haim Eshed, a retired Israeli general, the “Galactic Federation” has been in contact with Israeli and US administrations for years, but to prevent global hysteria until humanity is ready, it’s being kept a secret.

 

Has the State of Israel made contact with aliens?

According to retired Israeli general and current Professor Haim Eshed, the answer is “yes”, but this has been kept a secret because “humanity isn’t ready.”

Speaking in an interview to Yediot Aharonot, Eshed – who served as the head of Israel’s space security program for nearly 30 years and is a three-time recipient of the Israel Security Award – explained that Israel and the US have both been dealing with aliens for years. Continue Reading »

Palestinians now suing Britain over Balfour Declaration in PA courts

Since the mandate that allowed for the reconstitution of the Jewish State originally came out of the UN predecessor, the League of Nations’ San Remo Resolution of 1920, and again ratified by the UN in 1948, the historical importance of Lord Balfour’s “declaration of sympathy” simply did not have the authority or jurisdiction the Palestinian plaintiffs contend. 

By SARAH BEN-NUN

 

A lawsuit, submitted by private individuals to a PA court on October 22, is suing Britain for issuing the Balfour Declaration, as well as for crimes committed by British soldiers during Britain’s Mandate, Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) reported on Sunday. Continue Reading »

Democrat anti-Semites speak at JVP confab on negating antisemitism

Group of anti-Israel Jews invites anti-Semites & anti-Israel activists to discuss how to be more effective in their anti-Israel criticisms without being labeled antisemitic. JVP’s December panel on antisemitism includes ‘token Jew’.

By EVE YOUNG

 

After an announcement that US Congresswoman Rep. Rashida Tlaib will participate in a panel on antisemitism along with others previously accused of antisemitic or anti-Israel statements, event host Jewish Voice for Peace is drawing criticism for their selection of speakers.

Louis Farrakhan supporter and Sharia law advocate Linda Sarsour (2nd from Right) stands with Rep. Rashida Tlaib (2nd from Let) holding a map where they have replaced the State of Israel with Palestine.

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Biden-Harris belittles Jewish deaths using Hitler footage in campaign ad

Op-ed: In an extremely offensive political ad, Joe Biden has again broken a basic rule of decency that had been accepted in all previous American presidential elections.

By Jeff Dunetz

 

For the second time during this campaign, Joe Biden has broken a basic rule of American politics, never use the Holocaust or any of its related terms such as Nazis, or Hitler, for political warfare. In September, he compared Trump to Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels in a speech. Now he has used footage of Nazi dictator and mass murderer Adolf Hitler in a new campaign ad attacking President Donald Trump. Continue Reading »

Overwhelming Congressional support for peace between Israel, UAE & Bahrain

Elite ‘swamp’ Democrats Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Chuck Schumer and Elizabeth Warren not among the 91 senators and 372 house representatives that have cosponsored two resolutions supporting the ‘Abraham Accords’ peace between Israel, UAE and Bahrain.

By Yoni Kempinski

 

91 senators and 372 house representatives have cosponsored two resolutions supporting the Abraham Accords between Israel, UAE and Bahrain.

AIPAC responded to these resolutions and wrote: “AIPAC commends the overwhelming bipartisan majorities in the Senate and the House that have currently cosponsored resolutions supporting the historic peace agreements between Israel, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain”.

L-R- Bahraini FM Abdullatif bin Rashid Alzayani, PM Benjamin Netanyhau, U.S.

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President Trump Nominated for 2nd Nobel for Serbia & Kosovo Agreement

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 »

Netanyahu: Kosovo is 1st Muslim-majority state to open embassy in Jerusalem

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.”

By i24NEWS

 

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 »