Israel prepares for ‘inevitable’ nationwide curfew as coronavirus cases grow

By Paul Shindman, World Israel News— Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan warned Wednesday that he had instructed the heads of Israel’s emergency services to prepare for an “inevitable” nationwide curfew in the coming days as the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus began to soar. “I have instructed the internal security bodies, first and foremost…

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Israel Helps Palestinians Prevent Coronavirus; Arabs Betray Them

By Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute—- While Israel is working overtime with Palestinians to curb and prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the Arab states appear to be doing what they do best when it comes to helping their Palestinian brothers: nothing at all. In the past few days, Israeli authorities delivered 200 coronavirus testing…

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Bernie Sanders: Ilhan Omar Is “One of the Greatest People I Know”

By Clarion— Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders hailed Congresswoman Ilhan Omar as “one of the greatest people” he knows. The freshman congresswoman joined Bernie Sanders in Virginia last weekend, from which they went on to campaign together in Minnesota. Sanders needs the support of the next generation of political extremists, like Ilhan Omar, Rashida…

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Purim Guide for the Perplexed 2020

By Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger, “Second Thought: a US-Israel Initiative” 1. Purim is a Jewish national liberation holiday – just like Passover and Chanukah – which commemorates the transformation of the Jewish people from subjugation to liberty. It is celebrated seven days following the commemoration of the birth and death of Moses, who was a…

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Who Is Preventing Palestinians From Voting?

By Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute—- Yesterday, March 2, Israeli voters headed to the ballot boxes for the tenth time since the signing of the Oslo Accords with the Palestinians in 1993. The Palestinians, by contrast, have since had only four elections — two for the Palestinian Authority (PA) presidency and two for the Palestinian…

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Netanyahu: Personal Victory, Political Uncertainty

By Tsvi Sadan, Israel Today— As it stands now, the Likud party with Netanyahu as its leader went from 32 seats in the last election to at least 36 seats following yesterday’s vote. This is a remarkable achievement for Netanyahu, considering all the forces that were openly working against him. Talk of his alleged corruption,…

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New gallery exhibit at Liberty University displays Pat Hutchens humanizing portrayal of Holocaust victims

By Ryan Klinker, Liberty University News Service— The Liberty University Art Gallery’s latest exhibit, “The Auschwitz Album Revisited,” displays 40 paintings by the late Christian artist Pat Mercer Hutchens that capture the poignant and unforeseen final moments of life for Jewish victims at one of the Holocaust’s most notorious concentration camps. The Liberty Art Gallery…

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Israel’s Election: What Do the Iranians and Palestinians Want?

By Bassam Tawil, Gatestone Institute— The Palestinians are doing their absolute utmost to ensure that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud Party do not win in Israel’s general election on Monday, March 2. The Palestinian Authority (PA) in the West Bank, and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, seem to have endorsed the banner…

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Red Alert: To Be or Not To Be? That is my Question.

The BDS movement seeks to delegitimize Israel and remove it from the map. Its especially active on college campuses. But the lack of consistency in the ideology of the movement is exposing of their underlying antisemitism. For example, where is the criticism of Egypt’s wall separating Gaza from Egypt? The only criticism applies towards Israel’s…

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Israel Foreign Minister Slams Bernie Sanders

By Israel Today— Israeli officials typically try to stay out of American elections. But in a Democratic Party debate on Tuesday, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made such an outrageous remark that Israel Foreign Minister Israel Katz just couldn’t hold his tongue. Sanders has already stirred the pot with a string of comments that were seen…

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