It’s the Palestinians’ fault there is no peace with Israel, US ambassador says in wake of terror attack

By JTA— The U.S. ambassador to Israel blamed the Palestinians for the lack of peace with Israel in the aftermath of a shooting in the West Bank that killed an Israeli man. David Friedman tweeted Wednesday morning, as the Israeli military expanded its search for the killer or killers, including setting up roadblocks and checkpoints…

Justice needed for American victims of Palestinian terrorism

By Michael Freund, Jpost— Not surprisingly, the incident came in the wake of weeks of ongoing anti-American incitement in the official Palestinian media. Just five days prior to the bombing, Palestinian television broadcast a sermon delivered in Gaza in which the preacher threatened “destruction for the United States” and noted ominously, “From this place [i.e.…

Israel foils ISIS-inspired attack at Jerusalem holy site

By Lilach Shoval, Israel Hayom— Three Arab Israelis from the northern Arab town of Umm al-Fahm were arrested in early September on suspicion of planning a shooting attack inside the Temple Mount compound in Jerusalem, the Shin Bet security agency revealed Thursday. Said Ghasoub Mahmoud Jabareen, 26, and Firas Saleh Mahmoud Muhajanah, 24, who identify…

‘Iran is unquestionably the greatest threat to Israel’

By Yoni Kempinski, Arutz 7— Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman (Yisrael Beytenu) on Monday participated in International Institute for Counter-Terrorism’s (ICT) 17th annual international conference in Herzliya. “All Islamic terror is supported by Tehran,” Liberman said. “This includes Sunni terror, the groups in Yemen, and even Al-Qaeda. And we are all aware of the cooperation between…