Weekend riots raise concerns of renewed intifada

BY ISRAEL HAYOM— Officials in the Public Security Ministry may be avoiding the concept “third Intifada,” but it would appear as though this is the first time in many years that Israel has gotten this close to an all-out eruption among Arab citizens living inside the country’s pre-1967 borders. The disturbances in east Jerusalem spread…

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What good can come from waiting to destroy Hamas?

By TED BELMAN, ISRAPUNDIT— The Cabinet met last night after learning of the deaths of Fraenkel, Shaar, and Yifrach. According to a TOI report: Unconfirmed reports from the cabinet meeting suggested that demands by more hawkish ministers for a “game-changing” response to the killings were likely to be rejected. Netanyahu met both before and after…

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Sderot children’s miraculous escape from rocket

By ISRAEL TODAY— As 13 more rockets slammed into Southern Israel overnight Wednesday into Thursday morning from Gaza, a children’s day-camp suffered a direct hit. The rocket penetrated the apartment building in which housed the children’s day-camp but miraculously failed to explode saving the children’s lives. This was one of 3 rockets which scored direct…

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The time has come for America to stand up

By CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST— Eyal Yifrah, Gil-Ad Shaer and Naftali Fraenkel were teenagers. They were abducted and brutally murdered by Palestinian terrorists from Hamas, a partner in the Palestinian Authority’s unity government, and a terrorist organization dedicated to the annihilation of Israel and the Jewish people. The teens’ abduction and murder was supported by Palestinian…

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The silence of the lambs, no more

By RON JAGER— Realizing that Israel cannot be defeated in the battlefield, the Palestinian Arabs have employed terror as a preferred method of destroying Israel from within. Terror has emerged as a strategic threat on Israel and should be responded to with the same perseverance and gravity that existential threats warrant. The release of 1,027…

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A nation mourns as slain teens laid to rest side by side

By ISRAEL HAYOM— The citizens of Israel were shocked and saddened on Monday when news emerged that the bodies of the three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped on June 12 were discovered in a field west of Halhul, near Hebron. The funerals of Gil-ad Shaer and U.S.-Israeli national Naftali Frenkel, both 16, and Eyal Yifrach,…

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