What Hezbollah Learned Last Week

By Caroline Glick— The likelihood that Hezbollah will start a major war against Israel increased significantly in the wake of its missile attack last week. Hezbollah attacked Israel with twenty missiles because the outcome of Hamas’s offensive against the Jewish state in May convinced Iran’s foreign legion in Lebanon that it would only gain from…

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Evidence of 2,800-year-old biblical earthquake found in Jerusalem

By Rossella Tercatin, Jerualem Post— Some 2,800 years ago, a powerful earthquake hit the Land of Israel. Now, for the first time, archaeologists found evidence of the event in Jerusalem, in the City of David National Park, the Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced Wednesday. “The words of Amos, a sheep breeder from Tekoa, who prophesied concerning…

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America Is Missing Out On Middle East Progress

By Ilan Berman, Al-Hurra Digital— A year ago this week, Israel and the United Arab Emirates made history when they agreed to formally normalize their diplomatic relations. That breakthrough was followed by others, as Bahrain and Morocco, as well as Sudan, signed on to what has collectively come to be known as the “Abraham Accords.”…

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Economic Zionism: A Powerful and Peaceful Way to Oppose Economic Warfare Against Israel

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, CBN Israel— Israel’s biblical heartland is Judea and Samaria. This region is widely known as the “West Bank,” as it lies west of the Jordan River. Much of the world considers Israel as “occupying” this area—but they are wrong. God deeded Judea and Samaria to modern Israel’s ancient ancestors. Genesis 15:18…

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Bennett must make it clear that Jerusalem is not for sale

By Ariel Kahana, Israel Hayom— Behind closed doors in the Prime Minister’s Office, the Foreign Ministry, and the US State Department, high-ranking officials are trying to make Jews agree to divide their capital city without the people being divided noticing. No, no one involved is saying it. Some on the Israeli side are also trying…

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Persistent morbidity rate means Israel staring at 4th lockdown, officials warn

By Maytal Yasur Beit-Or , Assaf Golan and Mati Tuchfeld, Israel Hayom— Some 5,755 new cases of the novel coronavirus were reported in Israel over the past day, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday. Israel has recorded 914,403 coronavirus cases, including 6,580 deaths, since the onset of the global pandemic in March 2020. According to…

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas: The Man Behind the Mask

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, CBN Israel— Decades before the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the world, prompting the widespread use of face masks, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas had twisted together his own version of a mask—one that hid his lifelong motives and remade him into a credible world leader. Abbas controls the PA’s Fatah…

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Hezbollah warns it will hit Israel again if IDF strikes, releases attack video

By Aaron Boxerman, Times of Israel— Hezbollah deputy chief Naim Qassem told reporters on Friday that although Hezbollah did not believe it was heading towards an escalation with Israel, they were “prepared to respond” should Israel strike Lebanese territory again. “Israel must understand that it must stay deterred. Otherwise, we are prepared to respond,” said…

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Red Alert: Contamination on Campus—and the Community. Part 1

By Amy Zewe— Since the May 2021 Gazan rocket attacks on Israel, student participation in SJP (Students for Justice in Palestine) and other groups seemingly advocating for Palestinian rights has nearly doubled. Why might this be? The events last May produced a 24/7 news and social media tide of false narratives and incorrect contexts about…

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IDF ramps up pressure on Lebanon following rocket fire on Israel

By Shlomi Diaz , Lilach Shoval and Daniel Siryoti, Israel Hayom— Three rockets were fired at northern Israel from Lebanon on Wednesday afternoon, triggering sirens in communities near the border and a quick response from IDF forces that continued in intervals over several hours. By the Wednesday evening, it appeared that the flare-up was over,…

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Update: ‘Incident’ in Gulf of Oman Upgraded to ‘Hijack’, Four More Vessels Involved

By Hana Levi Julian, Jewish Press— Late Tuesday “Lloyd’s List” confirmed that “reports of hijacked tanker in the Gulf of Oman, first raised by UK Maritime Trade Operations Tuesday, is the Panama-flagged asphalt tanker Asphalt Princess.” A security source quoted by Sky News said that a group of eight or nine armed individuals were believed…

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Israelis and the Summer Olympics: Will Anti-Semitism Compete, Too?

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, CBN Israel— Due to COVID-19’s untimely appearance last year, the Tokyo Summer Games are still called the 2020 Olympics. Ninety athletes—55 men and 35 women, Israel’s biggest delegation yet—are vying for medals in 18 sports. The games begin tomorrow, July 23, and last until August 8, offering sports fans worldwide the…

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Red Alert: Jerusalem Connection Founder, Jim Hutchens, Passes July 13, 2021.

By Amy Zewe— This week we mourn the loss of our courageous and accomplished founder, Dr. Jim Hutchens—US Army Paratrooper and Chaplain. Ordained Referend and church leader for many years. Father to 3 and grandfather to 12 and great-grandfather to 7. To me, he was my beloved mentor. Jim founded The Jerusalem Connection (along with…

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