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Palestinian American left-wing activist Linda Sarsour created a storm of controversy when she posted on Twitter last weekend that “Jesus was Palestinian.”
 
“Jesus was Palestinian of Nazareth and is described in the Quran as being brown copper skinned with wooly hair,” the anti-Israel political activist wrote.
 
The Twitter post evoked a flurry of responses many of them noting that Jesus was actually Jewish and was born in the region known as Judea. 

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A Jerusalem court has ruled that the Palestinian Authority must be held accountable for attacks carried out by terrorist organizations that operate in Palestinian territory because it provided financial and ideological support to the terrorists.
 
“The PLO, the PA, (Yasser) Arafat, Abu Mazen (Mahmoud Abbas) and other senior figures such as Marwan Barghouti all aimed to kill Jews and Israelis and harm the State of Israel,” Justice Moshe Drori wrote in his Monday ruling.

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The world is a safer place thanks to Israel. 
 
Israel’s famed intelligence agencies helped prevent some 50 terror attacks in 20 countries, including 12 in Turkey. According to a report on Channel 12 on Tuesday, Mossad and IDF Intelligence shared intel on potential terror attacks by Islamic State (ISIS) and Iran in the past three years that led to the thwarting of dozens of attacks.

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The Israeli military this week discovered an 18th cross-border tunnel from the Gaza Strip into Israel.
 
The tunnel was discovered during construction of an underground barrier designed to prevent such infiltrations. After the last war with Gaza in 2014, Israel discovered 17 tunnels dug by Palestinians into Israel. Construction of an underground wall was soon after approved by the government.

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What would have been a great example of true peace turned out to prove why it will be hard to strike a “peace” plan with the Palestinians: An official in Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party was fired after it was discovered that four Jews attended his son’s wedding.

Radi Nasser, mayor of Deir Qaddis said he had no knowledge of the religious Jews being invited to the wedding and he even said he kicked them out when he discovered they were there! Palestinian media reported that the ultra-Orthodox Jews were settlers.

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