Start-Up Nation vs Blow-Up Nation

By Michael Freund, Jerusalem Post— With its decades-old track record of murder and mayhem, Hamas has already secured itself a place in the annals of infamy. From bus bombings to underground terror tunnels to the indiscriminate firing of thousands of rockets and projectiles at Israeli towns and cities, the Islamic extremist group has repeatedly found…

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How Palestinians Lie to Europeans

By Bassam Tawil, Gatestone Institute— The Palestinian Authority (PA) says it wants the international community to exert pressure on Israel to “halt violations against the Palestinians and international law.” The demand was relayed to members of a delegation from the European Parliament who met on October 8 in Ramallah with PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah.…

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UNESCO’s War On Israel’s Matriarchs

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, BIN— UNESCO has passed several resolutions attacking the connection between Israel and the Jewish holy sites, but this week, the Executive Board passed two new resolutions aimed specifically at the Biblical matriarchs. One rabbi sees this as a continuation of the Biblical battle between Isaac and Ishmael and a closer look…

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Second Temple-era Jerusalem inscription stuns archaeologists

By: Aryeh Savir, World Israel News— Archaeologists uncovered a unique stone inscription dating back to the Second Temple Period with ‘Jerusalem’ written in full in modern Hebrew script – the first such discovery ever. The exciting find was presented on Tuesday during a press conference by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and the Israel Museum.…

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A New Wave of Democrats Tests the Party’s Blanket Support for Israel

By Catie Edmondson, NY Times— One Democratic House candidate has pledged that she will vote against bills that include aid to Israel, denouncing what she saw as the “injustice” of Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians. Another wrote that “Israel has hypnotized the world” with its “evil doings.” Still another helped write a scathing book on…

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Netanyahu Says Israel Preparing for War With Gaza

By Israel Today— Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a stark warning to the Palestinian Authority and to the international community during Sunday’s cabinet meeting in Jerusalem. The gist of his remarks was that Israel will not hesitate to launch a full-scale military operation against the Gaza Strip if the situation along the coastal enclave’s…

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Klein: Five Reasons Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Is Dangerous for Israel

By Aaron Klein, Breitbart— Kirsten Gillibrand, the New York Senator running for reelection, has advanced troubling views, legislative decisions and associations that evidence an alarming ideology when it comes to support for America’s only democratic ally in the Middle East, the State of Israel. In recent years, Gillibrand has seemingly moved away from traditionally mainstream…

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