Israel ups airstrikes in Syria as next step against Iran

By Anna Ahronheim, Jerusalem Post— Israel has seemingly upped its “war-between-wars” (MAMBAM) campaign against Iran in Syria as the country’s top officer warns that the IDF is accelerating its plans to deal with Iran’s nuclear program. At least seven airstrikes targeting Iranian and Shi’ite militias have been blamed on Israel in the past month alone,…

Israel’s COVID travel rules changed for tourists Monday – here are the details

By Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman, JPost— The new outline for incoming tourists began on November 1, with individual travelers who meet the criteria able to arrive in the country without any special permission. The concept is to open the skies to more travelers interested in visiting the Jewish state. “The Israel Ministry of Tourism is pleased to…

Why Biden’s Palestinian Policies Will Not Bring Peace

By Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute— The Biden administration’s policy of engaging with and strengthening the Palestinian Authority (PA) has suffered a setback: most Palestinians continue to express dissatisfaction with the performance of PA President Mahmoud Abbas and demand his resignation. The Biden administration’s hope of reviving the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians…