Iran has enriched uranium to 60%, parliament speaker reports

By News Agencies and Damian Pachter, Israel Hayom— Iran began enriching uranium up to 60% purity Friday, its highest level ever, after an attack targeted its Natanz nuclear site, Parliament Speaker Mohamed Bagher Qalibaf told state TV. The comment by Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, quoted by state television, did not elaborate on the amount Iran planned…

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Enews: How Studying in Israel Changed All of Us!

Over the last seventy years, Christian Zionists have given generously, in the hundreds of millions, to support Aliyah, aid victims of terror, and care for Israel’s poor. Jerusalem Connection has been deeply involved in all of these needs and remains involved. Scholarships for American students to study in Israel is a new venture for us…

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For those who lost loved ones, Israel’s Remembrance Day siren never stops

By Tara Kavaler, The Media Line— At 8 p.m., to mark the start of Israel’s Remembrance Day for Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism, a siren sounds for one full minute and the country stops. People get out of their cars, even on highways, and stand in silence; people stop work and silently reflect. After…

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Israeli Defense Minister to Secretary Austin: ‘Tehran Poses Strategic Threat to World Security’

By Aryeh Savir, Jewish Press— US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was received by his host Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Sunday in the IDF’s Kirya Headquarters in Tel Aviv. He is the first senior Biden administration official to visit Israel. Austin held a series of professional meetings with Gantz, Chief of Staff Lt. Gen.…

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A Closer Look at Israel’s New High-Tech Barrier

By Jacob Nagel and Jonathan Schanzer, Gatestone Institute—- Israel reported significant progress last month on an underground fence around the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. Officials say Israel is close to completing the underground component and can see the finish line with the above-ground elements (roughly 80% complete). Once fully assembled, the three-layered barrier may be the…

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Netanyahu, Bennett meet: ‘Now is the time for national responsibility’

By Israel National News—- Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu met Thursday night with Yamina chairman Naftali Bennett to discuss efforts to form a right-wing coalition. Before entering the meeting, Bennett said that “since the election, countless Israelis have appealed to me, really begging me, to get the State of Israel out of this ongoing chaos. I…

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The problem with Holocaust education

By Jeff Jacoby, Boston Globe— LAST SEPTEMBER, the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany — an international organization that provides financial support and social services to survivors of the Nazi genocide — reported on a study of basic Holocaust knowledge among Americans younger than 40. The study comprised interviews with 11,000 millennial and Generation…

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Red Alert: What is the latest campus craziness?

What is the latest campus craziness? And why do we care? We care because university professors are teaching our young adults how to critically think (or at least they are supposed to) and university professors are very influential on students and can, either on purpose or inadvertently, skew and frame students’ perspectives and knowledge on…

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US: “It’s our longstanding position that the West Bank is occupied”

By Tovah Lazaroff, Jpost— The Biden administration on Wednesday clarified that it considers the West Bank to be occupied territory, but ducked a question as to whether it held that settlements were illegal. “It is a historical fact that Israel occupied the West Bank, Gaza, and the Golan Heights after the 1967 War,” US State…

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