The U.N. Hezbollah Tunnel Debate and U.S. Troop Withdrawal from Syria

By Herb Keinon, JPOST— Despite all the learned arguments, even with the aerial photographs, and regardless of the unequivocal diplomatic support from the US, Israel knows that it will not get the UN Security Council to take firm and determined action against Hezbollah for its tunnel project. This was clear when listening to the Security…

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Trump pullout from Syria leaves Israel alone to battle Iran’s likely resurgence

By Raphael Ahren, Times of Israel— The US administration’s planned complete withdrawal from Syria is bad news for Israel both militarily and diplomatically, experts said Wednesday, since it will be leaving a vacuum in the war-torn country that will very likely be filled by Iran. While the US military had only some 2,000 troops in…

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Trump’s Bold Moves are Changing The Middle East for the Better

By Chris Mitchell, Breaking Christian News— From Iran to Saudi Arabia and beyond, US President Donald Trump has put his stamp on the region. (Photo: PM Netanyahu, President Donald Trump/via CBN News) Perhaps the most dramatic decision, acting where other presidents had not, was moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem. “What a glorious day. Remember…

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GOP senators unveil measure recognizing Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

BY Ariel Kahana, Israel Hayom— For the first time since over five decades, the Senate is poised to consider a resolution calling on the U.S. government to recognize Israeli sovereignty on the Golan Heights. The draft resolution was introduced by pro-Israel Republican Sens. Ted Cruz and Tom Cotton on Tuesday. Israel captured parts of the…

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Danon warns UN: ‘If Hezbollah dares to attack Israel, it will bring ruin to Lebanon’

By Jackson Richman,  JNS— Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon warned the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday about the threat Hezbollah poses to the Jewish state, calling the terrorist group a “lifeblood” from Iran. “Hezbollah has built a terror base inside a civilian population, with its end on the Israeli side of the…

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Netanyahu: Israel Has Missiles That Can Strike Any Target in the Middle East

By JPost— Amid rising tension in the North, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared on Monday that Israel has missiles that can reach any target throughout the Middle East. “They develop offensive missiles here that can reach any place in the region and any target,” Netanyahu said during a visit to Israel Aerospace Industries outside of…

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Palestinians Signal They Want All of Jerusalem

By Ryan Jones, Israel Today— Australia’s decision on Saturday to officially recognize the western half of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel prompted a number of outbursts, some of them very, very revealing. The government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed disappointment that, unlike US President Donald Trump, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison only acknowledged…

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Netanyahu: Hezbollah will get ‘unimaginable blow’ if it attacks

By Herb Keinon, JPost— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who visited the north Tuesday for the second time in less than a week, said that the uncovering of the third Hezbollah attack tunnel is part of the process of “systematically dismantling” these weapons. Netanyahu said that Hezbollah will “make a big mistake” if it tries to…

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‘Settling the score’ with terrorists won’t prevent subsequent attack

By Alex Traiman, JNS— On the last night of Hanukkah, a Palestinian terrorist wounded seven in a drive-by shooting at a bus stop outside the large Jewish community in Ofra, Samaria. Injured in the attack were Shira Ish-Ran, a 21-year-old and 30-week pregnant woman, and her husband, Amichai, both of whom suffered multiple gunshot wounds.…

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The latest poll on anti-Semitism in Europe looks bad. Trust me: It’s true

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ, TIMES OF ISRAEL— The last time that a stranger directed an anti-Semitic insult at me, I was carrying supplies for my son’s birthday party. It was on a Sunday afternoon on Dam Square. Carrying Star of David party decorations in a see-through bag, I paused to snap some pictures on my cellphone…

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Building Up Israel is Preparation for Messiah

By Dr. Rivkah Lambert, Breaking Israel News— In a Torah class, sponsored by Yiboneh and delivered in Jerusalem earlier this week, Orthodox scholar Rabbi Yitzchak Breitowitz explained that there are alternative scenarios for the messianic figure known in Judaism as Moshiach ben Yosef (Messiah, son of Joseph). Quoting the Vilna Gaon, who was among the…

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Israel’s New Strategy in the War Against Iran

By Yochanan Visser, Israel Today— With “Operation Northern Shield” entering its second week and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) working to destroy a third Hezbollah attack tunnel underneath the border with Lebanon it has become increasingly clear Israel is waging a psychological war against Iran and its proxies. This is done by using cutting edge technology,…

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