‘We will level Tel Aviv to the Ground’ Senior Iranian Official Warns Israel

By Juliane Helmhold, JPost— Any attacks carried out against Iran will result in the destruction of Tel Aviv, Mohsen Rezaei, secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council, warned Israel on Monday. The comment reported by the semi-official Fars News Agency came in response to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s remarks at the Munich Security Conference. Rezaei said, “If…

UN chief warns of nightmare scenario if Israel, Hezbollah clash

By Reuters— United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday he was worried about the possibility of a direct confrontation between Israel and Lebanon’s Hezbollah terror group. Guterres said the latest signals from Israel and the Iranian-backed Hezbollah showed the will to not let this happen but “sometimes a spark is enough to unleash this…

PM Netanyahu Shows Piece of Wreckage of the Iranian UAV that was Shot Down by Israel on February 10

By Prime Minister’s Office— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the Munich Security Conference and a showed a piece of the wreckage of the Iranian UAV that was shot down by Israel on 10 February. (Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif was present.) Following are his remarks: “This is a beautiful city. It’s filled with impressive monuments, richly…

Lavrov Issues Rare Rebuke of Iran for Calling for Israel’s Destruction

By Herb Keinon, JPost— Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov chastised Iran on Monday for calling for Israel’s destruction during a panel discussion in Moscow where Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif was sitting with him on the dais. “We have stated many times that we won’t accept the statements that Israel, as a Zionist state, should…

Quote of the Week

“The Jewish people’s unbreakable bond to this sacred city reaches back more than 3,000 years. It was here, in Jerusalem, on Mount Moriah, that Abraham offered his son, Isaac, and was credited with righteousness for his faith in God. It was here, in Jerusalem, that King David consecrated the capital of the Kingdom of Israel.…

Poland’s Official Anti-Semitism: Call for Sanctions

By Inna Rogatchi— The official racist and anti-Semitic policy of the current Polish government is the call for full-weight all-spectrum sanctions against Poland: diplomatic, humanitarian, educational and cultural, trade and military ones. The year of the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the day on which Israel and many Jewish communities world-wise are commemorating…