Eliminating Hezbollah’s leader could decide next war, defense official says

By Israel Hayom— The recent security escalation on the northern borders has made another war with Hezbollah in the foreseeable future more likely, a senior defense official said Wednesday. The Lebanon-based terrorist group, which serves as Iran’s proxy in the Middle East, has gained valuable fighting experience from its involvement in the Syrian civil war,…

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Iran is playing with fire, Israeli defense official warns

By Yoav Limor, Yoni Hersch, Daniel Siryoti and Eli Leo, Israel Hayom— Iran is “playing with fire” in its efforts to entrench itself in Syria, Israel’s northern neighbor, a senior Israeli defense official warned Wednesday. The statement followed a Fox News report that included satellite images that prove Iran is building another permanent military base in…

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ZOA: If Reports About Trump Administration’s “Peace Deal” are True, It’s a Disaster

Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) President Morton A. Klein released the following statement: The Zionist Organization of America is deeply concerned about the recent Arab media reports outlining contents of the not-yet-released Trump administration peace plan. If the reported provisions of the plan are true, the Trump Administration’s “deal of the century” would be the…

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Ground Forces to play a bigger role in next war

By Yoav Zitun, Ynet— The IDF’s Ground Forces Command has been developing new weapons systems that will reshape the battlefield for the infantry, armored corps, combat engineering units and artillery forces, as troops are expected to face a whole new series of threats on land, in the air and below ground. The Command revealed this…

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Messianic Lite: Ki Tissa, “When you take”

This week’s Torah portion covers Exodus 30:11 to 34:35. The narrative pendulum swings from Israel’s highest high— the giving of the ten commandments— to her lowest low—the casting of the golden calf. At the exact moment that Moses descends from his forty-day stint on Mount Sinai, he witnesses the people reveling in idolatry, breaking the…

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Inna Rogatchi: Winner of the X IL Volo Di Pegaso Italian National Award

Artist Inna Rogatchi Won the X Il Volo di Pegaso National Italian Arts, Literature and Music Award in Fine Photography. The Award is organised under the patronage of the Italian Ministry of Culture, and is conducted by the team of the Italian National Institute for Rare Diseases led by professor Domenica Taruscio, thus exemplifying important…

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Iran to Host Festival Celebrating Israel’s Imminent Demise

By Israel Today— Iran already plays host to an international conference denying the facts of the Nazi Holocaust against the Jewish people. Now, the Islamic Republic is gearing up for the first ever International Hourglass Festival, a gala event celebrating the imminent demise of the State of Israel. Iran Front Page reported that the event’s…

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The “Faudalization” of Police Enforcement in Israel

By Ron Jager— The never ending legal saga with its daily thundering headlines against the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu has in recent days begin to resemble a scene out of Israel’s new hit series “Fauda”. The series is about an undercover elite Israeli unit that operates in the ‘West Bank’, is named for…

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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,…

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Truth Report: “Jews & Christians study the Bible together!”

Think on this: Jesus prayed — “Sanctify them by the truth; your Word is truth…for them I sanctify myself, that they too may be truly sanctified.” (John 17:18-19) Pray like this: Father, move your people by your Spirit to increasingly expose themselves to your Word, that they may be truly sanctified; in Jesus name, AMEN!

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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.…

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