Netanyahu, Herzog May Meet Sissi In Cairo For Peace Push

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and opposition leader Isaac Herzog (Zionist Union) are planning to travel to Cairo to meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi in an attempt to resurrect the moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

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Six Lessons to Learn From Palestinian Knife Intifada

The international left’s shoddy treatment of Israel continues, even as Palestinian terrorists commit daily atrocities against Jewish civilians, egged on by Palestinian leadership. President Barack Obama’s administration continues to draw moral equivalence between Israel and those who seek to murder Jews; the media continue to treat Israel as the moral pariah even as it attempts to stop attacks on its citizens; the international community continues to suggest that Israeli concessions would suddenly transform villains into Whovilleians.

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Vatican Recognizes ‘State Of Palestine’ In New Treaty

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican officially recognized the state of Palestine in a new treaty finalized Wednesday, immediately sparking Israeli ire and accusations that the move hurt peace prospects. The treaty, which concerns the activities of the Catholic Church in Palestinian territory, makes clear that the Holy See has switched its diplomatic recognition from the Palestine Liberation Organization to the state of Palestine.

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Palestinian Journalist Rips French President for Inviting Abbas

A Palestinian journalist has penned an open letter to French President François Hollande, protesting the fact that France invited Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to participate in last Sunday’s march in Paris against terror and in memory of the slain journalists of Charlie Hebdo. “Abbas is personally responsible for punishing Palestinian journalists who dare to criticize him or express their views in public,” the letter declares.

Abbas in Paris at Anti-Terror Rally (AP)