5 June 2017

President Rivlin on Italy’s National Day: Time for our Friends to Recognize Jerusalem as our Capital
“We might have some disagreement over the borders of Israel’s capital,” Rivlin conceded, “But we all agree that Jerusalem is and will remain Israel’s capital. It is time to translate this truth into a fact.”

Historic-artifact replica, or demonic harbinger?
..why is a reconstruction of a gateway to a temple of a pagan god whose rites were marked by child sacrifice and ritual prostitution being so persistently publicized at globally important gatherings? One rabbi, a member of the nascent Sanhedrin attempting to recreate the ancient Jewish legal body, sees dire implications in the repeated use of the arch.

The Left’s Unilateral Suicide Pact
A rethinking of immigration policies is off the table. Nothing that an Islamic terrorist can do will ever shake the left-wing commitment to open borders — not mass sexual assaults, not the deliberate slaughter of gays, and not, as in Manchester, the killing of young girls.

Zion Oil Company begins drilling in Israel
a Texas-based company, has announced that it has spud [started to drill] the Megiddo-Jezreel #1, a deep, on-shore well located in Israel’s Jezreel Valley, near Beit Sh’ean. “We anticipate drilling through at least four different geologic strata with oil and gas potential,” stated Victor G. Carrillo, Zion’s CEO. “It has been a complicated and difficult multi-year journey to get to this point, but our entire team is very excited to see this project finally come to fruition.”

Shooting and explosion in possible terror attack in Australia
One person was killed in a suburb of Melbourne, Australia Monday afternoon and another taken hostage by a gunman who claimed he was acting on behalf of the ISIS terror group.Police say an explosion was heard on Bay Street in Brighton at roughly 4:30 p.m. local time.

Israel’s alleged 1967 nuclear ‘doomsday operation’ plan to be revealed
One of Israel’s greatest wartime secrets is due to be revealed on Monday – a so-called last gasp nuclear “doomsday operation” to avoid defeat in the imminent 1967 Six Day War.

Senate Committee Launches First New Clinton Corruption Investigation
Senate Committee on the Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley has launched a new investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s effort to thwart a Bangladesh government corruption probe of Muhammad Yunus, a Clinton Foundation donor and close friend of the Clintons. The Iowa Republican’s effort is the first new official inquiry of Clinton since her unexpected loss in the 2016 presidential election to President Donald Trump. Trump’s supporters often chanted “lock her up” during his many boisterous campaign rallies.

Five countries cut links with Qatar
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have severed their ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism and opening up the worst rift in years among some of the most powerful states in the Arab world. Saudi Arabia accused Qatar of backing militant groups – some backed by regional arch-rival Iran – and broadcasting their ideology, an apparent reference to Qatar’s influential state-owned satellite channel al Jazeera.

London terror attack: May calls assault attack on free world, threat level remains severe
“It is now clear that, sadly, victims came from a number of nationalities. This was an attack on London and the United Kingdom, but it was also an attack on the free world,” she said in an interview with BBC.

The gifts of the Holy Spirit are for everyone, Pope Francis says
Pope Francis addressed around 50,000 members of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal movement during an ecumenical prayer vigil inside Rome’s Circus Maximus on June 3.

Poll: Major Majority of Israelis Want Sovereignty in Jerusalem, Not ‘Peace Deal’
While it is often reported that most Israelis favor a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, an entirely different picture emerges once Jerusalem is added to the equation, a new survey has found.

Ambassador Haley: UNHRC Must Stop Wrongly Singling Out Israel Or We’ll Quit
US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley on Friday wrote in a Washington Post op-ed the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is singling out Israel for relentless condemnations, while truly heinous regimes such as Venezuela and Cuba go scot-free because they are members of the Council.

Analysis: Upheaval in Gulf as UAE, Saudi, Bahrain sever Qatar ties
On Monday…the tiny Gulf State of Bahrain announced it was cutting ties with Qatar and closing its sea and air borders with the country. Minutes later Al-Arabiya announced the Saudi Arabia and the UAE would follow suit and Qatari citizens would have 14 days to leave the country. An hour later Egypt joined in the sanctions. The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Bahrain…accusing Qatar of supporting “Iranian backed terror groups,” spreading “strife” and “instability” and supporting “al-Qaeda ideology.”

Report: PA halts payments to 250 Hamas-linked prisoners freed by Israel
Hamas-linked media reported on Monday that the Palestinian Authority had stopped paying salaries to some 250 Palestinian security prisoners released from Israeli jails due to their affiliation with the Gaza-based terrorist group. The report by Hamas organ al-Risalah allegedly cited a PA source who said the former prisoners facing stipend cuts from the Palestinian Authority were residents of the West Bank, Gaza and Jerusalem and all associated with Hamas.

Israel expects change in UN voting patterns, Netanyahu says after Africa trip
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu returned Monday morning from less than 12 hours in Liberia, stating that his appearance at the 15 member ECOWAS summit opened numerous doors for Israel in Africa. Netanyahu met with 10 African leaders…meeting each for about 30 minutes. Netanyahu told reporters…that in each of the meetings he told the African leaders that Israel expected a change in their voting patterns in international forums.

Denmark freezes $8m. in Palestinian NGO funding
Denmark has frozen $8 million in donor funding it had earmarked for 24 Palestinian and pro-Palestinian NGOs, pending an investigation to ensure that the funds will be used for peaceful and constructive purposes. The country’s Foreign Ministry on Friday issued a statement about the suspension of funding, which is organized through the umbrella organization of the Al-Bireh-based Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Secretariat.

Colombia peace deal: Rebels threaten demobilisation delay
Colombia’s Farc rebels have threatened to delay their demobilisation, saying the government has repeatedly broken the terms of last year’s peace deal. Farc leader Rodrigo Londono, known as Timochenko, made the warning after the arrest of a rebel – a move that went against the terms of the deal. President Juan Manuel Santos said there had been “confusion” over the arrest and the situation was being resolved.

London attack: Tech firms fight back in extremism row
Technology companies have defended their handling of extremist content following the London terror attack. Prime Minister Theresa May called for areas of the internet to be closed because tech giants had provided a “safe space” for terrorist ideology. But Google said it had already spent hundreds of millions of pounds on tackling the problem. Facebook and Twitter said they were working hard to rid their networks of terrorist activity and support.

Russia tests Zircon hypersonic missile system, which it says makes U.S. defenses obsolete
Russia declared today its first test of a hypersonic missile, a year ahead of schedule. Defense analysts proclaimed the test made U.S. missile defense systems obsolete…The Russian international news site Sputnik suggested the missile, named Zircon, could be installed on Pyotr Veliky, the country’s nuclear-powered missile strike ship. Analysts stated the missile concept can fly at 4,600 miles per hour — that’s 6 times the speed of sound — and would be practically impervious to missile defense systems…

Chinese working on gigantic warship unlike anything the world has ever seen
The Chinese government is reportedly working to develop a revolutionary new warship that would merge the size and strength of large conventional ships with the ability to submerge underwater. In an article for Popular Science, Jeffrey Lin and P.W. Singer wrote there are reports “circulating on Chinese websites—including the Wuhan city government site—mention that Chinese institutions are conducting studies on gigantic submersible arsenal ships.”

Putin Hints JFK Was Murdered By The “Deep State” Which Is Now After Trump And Russia
Russian President Vladimir Putin strongly denied he had any compromising material about U.S. President Donald Trump in a televised interview broadcast on Sunday.  “Well, this is just another load of nonsense. Do you think we’re gathering compromising information on all of them right now or something? Have you all lost your senses?”

Japan Holds Evacuation Drills Amid Growing Concerns Over North Korea’s Missile Tests
The Japanese government is actively attempting to help the public prepare for the worst by putting on its website a list of tips in case a missile lands in Japanese territory. The tips include “take shelter in a robust building nearby” and “move away from windows or, if possible, move to a room without windows.”

California Senate Passes Bill Allowing Third Gender Option on IDs
California lawmakers voted to pass a bill Wednesday that will add a third gender option – non-binary – on state identification cards.

 Outrageous-Palestinian Authority Forces Christians to Fast In Public during ramadan
The PA has called on Palestinian police to arrest anyone seen eating in public, including Christians, during Islam’s month of Ramadan, which started this week.

U.S. schools ‘bowing’ to Islam during Ramadan
High schools across America are being pressured to offer time off school, in-school prayer rooms, and special dietary demands by Muslim students observing the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. One campus in Brooklyn has agreed not to serve food at its prom until after sundown while another school in upstate New York is setting up prayer rooms to satisfy the demands of students who observe Ramadan.

The Death Of American Manufacturing In 1 Simple Chart
Manufacturing’s share of all U.S. employment fell to an all-time record low of 8.48% in May. While blame has been laid at the foot of globalization and technology, in fact it has been an almost non-stop decline since the end of World War 2.

It Begins! Close Obama Ally Convicted of 18 Felonies! Faces Life In Prison!
Close Obama ally, Florida Democrat Corrine Brown, faces what could amount to life in prison after being convicted of 18 felonies! As she was stealing scholarship money from school children, Corrine Brown flew with Obama, partied with Pelosi, and campaigned for Clinton, and she was a Superdelegate!