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Yom Hazikaron / Yom Haatzmaut

Established unofficially in 1948, and enacted into law in 1963, the 4th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar was decreed Yom Hazikaron, Israel's Memorial Day, a day to honor and memorialize those who fell in service to the State. read more...

A New Approach: Defeat the Palestinians and break their will to fight

An inaugural launch of the U.S. Congressional Israel Victory Caucus. read more...

President Trump's May 3 Meeting with Mahmoud Abbas: We will not be protesting, but will await results.

As we have noted several times during the past week, Mahmoud Abbas, head of the Palestinian Authority, will be in Washington D.C. May 3, for a meeting with President Trump. read more...

Anti-Semite, Anti-Israel Linda Sarsour to speak at CUNY commencement.

Anti-Semite, Hamas supporter, Sharia advocate, Linda Sarsour will be the commencement speaker at the CUNY Graduate School of Health on Thursday, June 1st read more...

The Trump Administration Seems To Get It - Some Of It

Melanie Phillips nails it when she writes, "It suggests a fundamental failure by President Trump to understand the most basic point about the Middle East conflict." read more...

Protest Abbas' presence in the U.S.! Wednesday, May 3, 10:30 AM

Abbas visiting here, Sean Hannity in Israel finds out about Abbas read more...

Mahmoud Abbas - aka Terrorist in a Suit - is Visiting President Trump at the White House

Why Trump agreed to meet with Abbas is beyond us. Abbas after all, is nothing more than a terrorist in a neatly pressed suit and his terrorist history is well known.

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Iran is trying to provoke a Russia - US hot war in Syria

When you boil Syria down to its principal players, there are only three: Russia, the United States and the Islamic Republic of Iran.  With Assad's chemical attack, people have been misdirected from the reality by blaming the powerless Assad.  But Assad doesn't move without direct Iranian permission.  So, the real question is why did Iran launch a chemical weapons attack?  read more...

NO AIRCRAFT FOR IRAN!

On Tuesday, Rep. Roskamsent a letter with Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) urging President Donald J. Trump tosuspend the sale of aircraft to Iran until Iran ceases using commercialaircraft for military and terrorism-related purposes. read more...

Helen Freedman: Debating Settlements and Solutions on JBS TV


AFSI's Executive Co-Director Helen Freedman was a guest on the Jewish Broadcasting Service TV program where the topic of the day was the "settlements."
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Have a Meaningful Passover

After a whirlwind couple of months, and with Passover just a few days away, it is a good time to catch our breaths and reflect on what has recently transpired and on how quickly events are developing. Here is just a smattering of recent current events:

 

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Recent Chemical Attacks In Syria: Who, If Anyone, Will Take Action?

There have been reports of two chemical attacks in Syria during the past few days; the most recent yesterday. The first, reportedly with sarin gas killed approximately 100 people including many children. The second attack is believed to have used chlorine gas. read more...

What Is Donald Trump Going To Do?

During the presidential campaign, two major issues that Donald Trump ran on were: opposition to the Iran deal with no loosening of sanctions, and stimulating job growth in the United States. read more...

Israel's Northern Front: A Large And Growing Threat

Along with its increased military capabilities, Hezbollah's threat to Israel has grown significantly. It now possesses at least 150,000 missiles - more than that possessed by most countries. read more...

June, 1967: From The Depths To The Heights

The LBJ Presidential Library was one of the sponsors at the 92nd Street Y on Sunday, April 2, 2017, of a three hour symposium entitled, THE SIX DAY WAR: A Fifty Year Retrospective. AFSI members attended the Symposium to get a handle on the larger context of the war which transformed Israeli society permanently. Although always thinking of the miraculous victories of those six days in June, when Israel regained Jerusalem, the Golan Heights, and Judea and Samaria, in terms of the enormous significance of those events for Israel, it is easy to forget the general context as it existed in the U.S. read more...