Russia Turning Syria into a Major Naval Base for Nuclear Warships (and Israel Is...

The Soviet Union is gone, and so is Syria as a unified nation. But Russia is back, and it’s building up Tartus again as a naval base that can handle Russia’s largest nuclear-powered ships. (for post and opinion click the headline link ...

Russia steps in between Israel and Syria following attacks

As tensions continue to rise between Israel and Syria following last night's attacks between the two countries, Russia has summoned the Israeli Ambassador for a clarification meeting. (for post and opinion click the headline link ...

Trump’s envoy to Abu Mazen (Abbas): CRACK DOWN ON TERROR

Middle East peace envoy Jason Greenblatt handed Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen), when he visited in Ramallah on Tuesday, March 14. (for post and opinion click the headline link ...

TRUMP EMBRACES THE PLO FANTASY

According to media reports, Trump told Abbas – whose legal term in office ended eight years ago – that he views him as a legitimate leader. (for post and opinion click the headline link ...

Trump mulls Middle East peace conference

After Friday's phone call between United States President Donald Trump and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, the White House now says that a Middle East peace conference is a real possibility. (for post and opinion click the headline link ...

SUNDAY STUDY: Purim 2017 – Saturday Evening 3/11 to Sunday Evening 3/12

I have a special interest in Purim. Not that I am Jewish, but it on was Purim 2011 that we wrote our first Jewish...

ABBAS TO EXPAND OUTREACH TO AMERICAN JEWISH COMMUNITY

A delegation of Reform Jewish leaders, including Union of Reform Judaism president Rick Jacobs, met with the PA president on Thursday in Ramallah. (for post and opinion click the headline link ...

Soldier Who Murdered 7 Israeli Schoolgirls to Be Granted Early Release From Jordanian Prison

Ahmed Daqamseh killed the Israeli schoolgirls in a shooting rampage at the “Island of Peace” post on the Israeli-Jordanian border. The girls had been visiting Jordan on a school trip. (for post and opinion click the headline link ...

Netanyahu to tell Moscow: We won’t let Iran reach the Golan

The Golan Heights are off the table in any Syrian peace deal, PM Benjamin Netanyahu says • "Victory over Islamic State terrorism cannot lead to a surge in terrorism by Iran and its proxies. We will not exchange terrorism for terrorism.". (for post and opinion click the headline link ...