‘My son is a hero’: Hundreds attend funeral for soldier killed in West Bank raid

By Times of Israel Staff— Hundreds of people on Tuesday attended the funeral of Israel Defense Forces soldier Amit Ben-Ygal, who was killed overnight during a raid in the West Bank. The funeral was held at the military cemetery in the central city of Beer Yaakov. “I love you so much. My son is a…

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EU said to Debate Punishing Israel Over Annexation Plans

By Ariel Kahana, Jewish Press— The European Union’s Foreign Affairs Commission is reportedly debating punitive measures against Israel should it push forward with its plans to annex parts of Judea and Samaria and the Jordan Valley in accordance with the Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan. Sources familiar with the initiative told Israel Hayom that…

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Israel Still Suffers Virus of Hate Even as it Saves Arab Lives

By Melanie Philips— While countries around the world struggle to get on top of the Covid-19 crisis, Israel’s achievement so far has been remarkable. Its mortality rate from the virus has been vastly smaller, in proportion to its population, than the rate in countries such as Britain, Sweden or the United States. That’s largely because…

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Israeli disinfectant kills 100% of viruses, bacteria

By Tamar Beeri, Jpost— A state-of-the-art disinfectant developed by the Israel Institute for Biological Research and distributed by Tera Novel is capable of killing 100% of bacteria, viruses, molds and some fungi, including the novel coronavirus. “Our disinfectant works in a very different way from many others,” Tera Novel chairwoman Karen Cohen Khazon told The…

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The HIASization of American Jews

By Daniel Greenfield, Frontpagemag-— Three years ago, the leaders of radical left-wing groups signed a letter in support of Linda Sarsour. The defenders of the anti-Semitic figure who had cheered Farrakhan, terrorists killing Jews, and viewed Jews as subhuman, included leaders of anti-Israel and anti-Jewish groups such as J Street, JVP, T’ruah, If Not Now,…

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Air Force Strikes Forcing Iran Out of Syria, Israeli Officials Say

By Benjamin Kerstein, Algemeiner— Under the pressure of continuing IAF air strikes, Iran is beginning to drawn down its military presence in Syria, unnamed Israeli security officials were quoted as saying on Tuesday. The Israeli news site Walla cited the officials saying, “For the first time since Iran entered Syria, it is reducing its forces…

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Jerusalem, Israel’s most infected city, now also flattening the curve

By Times of Israel— Jerusalem, the Israeli city that has seen the most coronavirus cases, is now also managing to bring its infection rate down, according to Health Ministry statistics released Tuesday. The city has been under a series of lockdowns, with several neighborhoods closed off from others, even as much of the rest of…

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The final days of the Iran nuclear deal

By Caroline Glick, JPost— There is a growing chance that by October, the nuclear deal with Iran, otherwise known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) will be dead. Under the deal with the U.S. China, Russia, Germany, Britain and France, Iran purported to accept limitations on its nuclear program. These limitations included capping…

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PLO’s Program of Deception and Lies

By Bassam Tawil, Gatestone Institute— Palestinian officials are again threatening to revoke their recognition of Israel’s right to exist — this time if the Israeli government extends Israeli sovereignty to any part of the West Bank. These officials, in short, are saying that the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), an organization founded in 1964 with the…

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Israel’s unity government may prove a constitutional time bomb

By Evelyn Gordon , JNS— That Israel will soon have a government is good news; almost any government would be better than the political dysfunction that has produced three elections in the past year. But aside from its existence, there’s little to like about this “unity” government. The biggest problem isn’t that many important issues…

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Germany Ends Its Relationship With Hezbollah Proving Money Matters

By Shoshana Bryen, Jewish Policy Center— The German government has pulled the plug on Hezbollah, labeling it a terrorist organization – its political “wing” as well as its military “wing” – and banning its activity on German soil; associated organizations will also be outlawed. What took so long? Surely there was no benefit to Germany…

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Hitler committed suicide April 30, 1945: 75 years later his propaganda lives on

By Arlene Bridges Samuels, Times of Israel—- Hitler’s suicide, whether by gun or cyanide, marked what the world imagined was an end to the incomprehensible evil he perpetuated with horrific strategies, details, and logistics. His industrialized killing machines and devoted accomplices wiped out 6 million Jewish men, women, and children. The world may have breathed…

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