Israel to withhold $180M from Palestinian Authority over its ‘pay-for-slay’ policy

By Ariel Kahana , Lilach Shoval and Reuters, Israel Hayom— Israel will withhold $180 million in tax revenue it collected in 2020 on behalf of the Palestinian Authority, or about 7% of the PA’s total tax revenue, to offset stipends paid to terrorists and their families, the government said on Sunday. The decision – which…

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How to Speak Out Against Antisemitism

By Jeff Jacoby, The Boston Globe— PUBLIC OFFICIALS were quick to speak out after the brutal July 1 stabbing of Rabbi Shlomo Noginski outside Shaloh House, the Jewish day school and synagogue in Boston’s Brighton neighborhood. The sentiments they expressed were appropriate to the moment. They vowed to “stand with the Jewish community.” They described…

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New Iranian Plans to ‘Escalate’ Uranium Enrichment Draw ‘Grave Concern’ From France, Germany, UK Foreign Ministers

by Algemeiner Staff— The foreign ministers of France, Germany and the United Kingdom expressed “grave concern” on Tuesday over revelations from the UN nuclear watchdog that Iran has pledged further violations of limits on uranium enrichment. The International Atomic Energy Agency statement (IAEA) said Tuesday that Iran had given notice of new steps to produce…

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Red Alert: What is Independence, Anyway?

By Amy Zewe— One would think at least some components of independence is that so well-articulated in the notion of free speech and right to pursue happiness. These ideas can also include the right to pursue truth, discuss topics freely, engage in debate, compare and analyze data, conduct solid research, evaluate situations, get firsthand accounts…

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Lebanese report: Military conflict between Israel, Gaza closer than ever

By Dean Shmuel Elmas , i24NEWS and ILH Staff— A Lebanese newspaper affiliated with Hezbollah reported Monday that the various terrorist organizations in the Gaza Strip have warned the Egyptian mediator attempting to broker a long-term ceasefire with Israel that a military conflict is closer than ever. Sources in Hamas told Al-Akhbar that the Egyptians…

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PA President Abbas urges Canada to help ‘stop Israeli aggression’

By Khaled Abu Toameh, JPost— Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday called on Canada and the international community to “stop Israeli aggressions that violate international law.” He made the appeal during a meeting in Ramallah with Canadian Foreign Minister Marc Garneau. Garneau’s visit to Ramallah came as Abbas continues to face widespread criticism over…

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Palestinian journalists find themselves on front line of battle with PA

By Mohammad al-Kassim, Israel Hayom— Palestinian journalists never intended to become part of the news in the days after the killing of activist Nizar Banat, but the brutal treatment and the arrest of many of them at the hands of the Palestinian Authority security forces has forced them to call for international intervention and protection.…

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Israel’s Search and Rescue Unit in Florida on Another Heroic Mission of Mercy

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, CBN Israel-— Even before the expert Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Search and Rescue Brigade arrived in Florida, they had already mapped via satellite the collapsed Champlain Towers South. Carrying with them the hope that their survey would add to the lifesaving efforts of all rescuers on the site, Israel’s “Helping Hand”…

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‘Hostility from All Directions’: National Report Confirms Rise in German Antisemitism Fueled by Pandemic

By Sharon Wrobel, Algemeiner— According to a comprehensive annual report released on Monday, Germany saw a rise in antisemitic acts in 2020 driven by incidents related to the coronavirus and cases of abusive behavior at rallies against measures to control the pandemic. Antisemitic incidents documented by the Federal Association of Departments for Research and Information…

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The Palestinian Police State

by Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute— Earlier this year, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas enacted a decree-law on boosting public freedoms ahead of the Palestinian parliamentary and presidential elections, which were supposed to take place on May 22 and July 31. Article I of the law provides for “establishing an atmosphere of public freedoms in…

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Critical Race Theory and the ‘Hyper-White’ Jew

By Pamela Paresky, Sapir Journal—- Imagine you’ve just been accepted to college. You open your welcome packet. It contains the bestseller all first-year students are expected to read: Robin DiAngelo’s White Fragility. You flip to a random page and read, “Only whites can be racist.” You flip to another page where you read that to…

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Arson by Balloons: Floating Incendiary and Explosive Devices Target Innocent Israeli Civilians

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, CBN Israel— For generations, toy balloons have been a source of fun and joy. That was certainly true in Israel—until Hamas turned these instruments of amusement into implements of terror. Beginning in 2018, Hamas terrorists in Gaza began tying explosives to balloon bouquets, hoping the winds would blow them toward Israel’s…

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