ADL Report: Antisemitic Incidents In US Sharply Increased in 2016

By Tamara Zieve, JPost-— The number of antisemitic incidents was nearly 60% higher in 2017 than in 2016, the largest single-year increase on record, according to a report the Anti-Defamation League released on Tuesday. There were 1,986 antisemitic incidents reported across the United States in 2017, including 1,015 incidents of harassment, 952 incidents of vandalism,…

IDF simulates war in Lebanon, amid tensions with Iran, Hezbollah

BY Judah Ari Gross, Times of Israel-— The IDF Galilee Division on Thursday completed a series of large-scale exercises designed to prepare the military for a potential rapidly unfolding war in Lebanon, the army said amid rising tensions in recent weeks along Israel’s northern frontier. “Conscripted soldiers, along with reservists, took part in the exercise.…

US Embassy in Jerusalem to open in May — in time for Israel’s 70th anniversary

By Eric Cortellessa, Times of Israel— The new US Embassy in Jerusalem will open in May 2018 to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel declaring independence, two Trump administration officials said Friday. At first, the embassy will operate out of the US’s current consular premises in Arnona, south Jerusalem. The officials said Congress was…

Jews: Never Forget Trump For Remembering Our Unforgettable Jerusalem

By Ilana Mercer, Constitution— The United Nations, naturally, disapproved. Pope Francis, more enigmatically, protested, too, when President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the eternal Capital of Israel. By 2019’s end, the Trump administration plans to open the American Embassy in Jerusalem. There’s a reason Muslims living in Israel proper—1.5 million of them—don’t migrate to the…