Iran Guards chief: Destroying Israel now not a dream but an ‘achievable goal’

By AFP and TOI STAFF The commander of Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said on Monday that destroying Israel was now an “achievable goal.” Four decades on from Iran’s Islamic revolution, “we have managed to obtain the capacity to destroy the impostor Zionist regime,” Major General Hossein Salami was quoted saying by the IRGC’s…

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Abbas at UN: I’ll Give my Last Penny to Families of ‘Martyrs’ AKA Terrorists

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, Times of Israel— In his latest United Nations speech on September 26, Mahmoud Abbas was introduced as “His excellency, President of the STATE of Palestine.” We know Palestine is not a functioning state but let’s move on from this United Nations and world-wide fantasy to one of the the most appalling…

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9 Rosh Hashanah Myths and Misconceptions

By Menachem Posner, Chabad—- 1. Myth: Rosh Hashanah Is the “Jewish New Year” Hallmark cards, greetings from public officials, and even Chabad.org articles refer to Rosh Hashanah as the “Jewish New Year,” which can imply that this is somehow the Jewish equivalent of January 1. Fact: Rosh Hashanah Is the “Head of the Year” That’s…

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Netanyahu considering handing back presidential mandate to Rivlin

By i24NEWS , Israel Hayom— In the wake of the stalled unity talks with Blue and White, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could return the mandate to form a government as soon as this week, just days after he was tapped by President Reuven Rivlin for the job, sources say. Rivlin on Wednesday evening tapped Netanyahu,…

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Evangical Christian Leader Calls for Solidarity with Jewish Community

By Jerusalem Post— A leading evangelical Christian in Tennessee has called for solidarity with American Jews for the Jewish Holidays, citing the fact that this year has been packed with the most antisemitic incidents since the founding of the US. Laurie Cardoza-Moore called for Christians to stand outside synagogues to guard against antisemitic attacks, saying,…

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Court Orders Fordham U. To Recognize Students For Justice In Palestine Club

By Aiden Pink, Forward— A New York state court has ordered Fordham University to recognize a chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine, ending a two-year legal saga. The dean’s office at Fordham, a Jesuit Catholic school with campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Westchester County, had banned SJP in 2017 after the student government…

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Too Many Are Ignoring the Rise of Anti-Semitism on the Left

By Rabbi Aryeh Spero, PJ Media— During the last two years, the media have been reporting about a rise in anti-Semitism. When the media write and speak about it, their focus is almost exclusively on “right-wing” anti-Semitism. Most of the establishment Jewish organizations, well known for their political liberalism and identification with the Democrat Party,…

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How Hamas Leaders Fool Palestinians

By Bassam Tawil, Gatestone Institute— The leaders of Hamas, the Palestinian terror group ruling the Gaza Strip since 2007, seem to have hearts of stone regarding the suffering of the people living under their regime. These leaders have no problem sending Palestinians to risk their lives near the border with Israel, while they and their…

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Turkey’s Erdogan: Israel Was Originally Mostly Palestinian

By Tovah Lazaroff, Jerusalem Post— srael, which was almost non-existent in 1947, has continued until this day to seize Palestinian land with the aim of eliminating the state and the Deal of the Century will support those territorial ambitions,” Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. “Where are the…

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Rivlin Gives Netanyahu Mandate to Form Government

By Gil Hoffman, JPost— rime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been given the chance to form a government for the sixth time on Wednesday, after succeeding in his five terms in office but not having the opportunity to do so following the April election. President Reuven Rivlin formally gave Netanyahu four weeks to form the government,…

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‘Unprecedented’ UN report links BDS movement to anti-Semitism

By Israel Hayom and JNS— Israeli, Jewish and pro-Israel groups all applauded the publication of an “unprecedented” United Nations report on anti-Semitism, which, among other issues, links anti-Semitism to criticism of Israel and the BDS movement. “This report marks one of the first times the UN has addressed the issue of anti-Semitism in any detail,”…

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Joint Arab List: Friend or Foe?

By Tsvi Sadan, Israel Today— Responding to the unprecedented cooperation between the Zionist “Blue and White” party and the anti-Zionist Joint Arab List, Avigdor Liberman, at present Israel’s “kingmaker,” said his party would not recommend Blue and White chief Benny Gantz as the next prime minister largely due to this unholy alliance. Liberman stated in…

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Iran: Evidence that Violated Nuclear Deal Since Day One?

By Majid Rafizadeh, Gatestone Institute— The Iranian government is advancing its nuclear program at a faster pace. Recently, the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) declared that Tehran took the third step in increasing its nuclear activities by activating advanced centrifuges: 20 IR-4 and 20 IR-6 centrifuges. The previous two steps that Tehran took included:…

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