Saturday, January 07, 2017


Holy Temple Menorah Service Reenacted On Hanukkah  Hundreds of people gathered in the Old City of Jerusalem on Thursday evening to participate in a special menorah lighting ceremony and for the Hanukkah holiday, organized by the Temple Institute and the United Temple Movement. 

Fort Lauderdale 'chosen by suspect' for airport attack  The suspect in Florida's deadly airport shooting travelled to Fort Lauderdale specifically to carry out the attack, authorities say. 

Donald Trump blasts 'fools' who oppose good Russian ties  US President-elect Donald Trump has posted a series of tweets condemning those who oppose good relations with Russia as "'stupid' people, or fools". 

'Bloodshed will follow if Trump moves US embassy to Jerusalem'  "I believe that any American act of stupidity will ignite the Palestinian territories," says senior Fatah official. 

Esteemed Israeli archeologist censured at Temple Mount  Gabriel Barkay was told by Arab guard and police not to refer to holy site as 'Temple Mount' during tour with college students. 

Palestinians Thank UN for Giving Them Permission to Murder Jews  UN Security Council Resolution 2334 was more than just a carefully-orchestrated slap in Israel's face by outgoing-US President Barack Obama. 

EU legitimacy in question  "I'm fundamentally not a big friend of referendums," European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said in June, days before the UK vote. 

UK's EU envoy quits over 'muddled thinking' on Brexit  Sir Ivan Rogers' departure could make it even tougher for the UK to get a good Brexit deal, experts warn. 

Russian MoD releases video of its naval battle group in action near Syria  The Russian Ministry of Defense has posted on YouTube a video of its naval group in the Mediterranean, headed by the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier. 

Five Potential Major Developments in US-Israel Relations in 2017  The onset of 2017 comes several weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office, ushering in a new era in the U.S.-Israel relationship.