Poland’s Official Anti-Semitism: Call for Sanctions

By Inna Rogatchi— The official racist and anti-Semitic policy of the current Polish government is the call for full-weight all-spectrum sanctions against Poland: diplomatic, humanitarian, educational and cultural, trade and military ones. The year of the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the day on which Israel and many Jewish communities world-wise are commemorating…

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Trump, Netanyahu and the Post-Oslo Era

By Caroline Glick, JPost— You wouldn’t know it from the news, but this week, the probability that Israel will apply its law to areas of Judea and Samaria rose significantly. This week was first time that either Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu or the Trump administration ever addressed the possibility of Israel applying its law to…

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Shin Bet Investigation Exposes Depth of Turkey’s Hamas Support

By Yaakov Lappin, IPT News Hamas is operating freely on Turkish soil, gathering terrorist finances and looking for ways to upgrade the capabilities of the Hamas armed wing in Gaza, an Israeli security source has told the Investigative Project on Terrorism (IPT). It is highly likely that these activities occur with the knowledge of Turkish…

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Three Things You Should Know About the Charges Against Benjamin Netanyahu

By Tzippe Barrow, CBN— Tuesday’s announcement by Israel Police recommending that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges came as no surprise to many in Israel. The speculation of a possible indictment had been in the news for more than a year. Responses by politicians on the right, left…

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‘Thanks to Sovereignty Movement, sovereignty is within grasp’

By Israel National News— Sovereignty Movement heads Yehudit Katsover and Nadia Matars unveiled at the Jerusalem Conference this week a short original film surveying the five decades of conflict between Israel’s right and left. The conflict has prevailed in Israel since the Six Day War, when Israel won Judea, Samaria, and the Golan Heights. The…

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Iran Is Playing With Fire in Syria

BY AMOS YADLIN, ARI HEISTEIN, Foreign Policy— With the Syrian rebels on the run and the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad gaining momentum, Iran is seeking to rewrite the “rules of the game” governing Israel’s actions in Syria. Last weekend’s clashes on Israel’s northern border occurred within this context. An Iranian drone breached Israeli…

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The New York Times is Puzzled: Who’s Responsible for the Mess in Gaza?

By Liel Leibovitz, Tablet Magazine— This past Sunday, The New York Times treated its readers to another sad story straight out of Gaza. Here’s a representative sample: “’We are dead, but we have breath,’ said Zakia Abu Ajwa, 57, who now cooks greens normally fed to donkeys for her three small grandchildren.” How to account…

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Remarks at a UN Security Council Briefing on the Situation in Syria

Ambassador Nikki Haley Thank you, Mr. President. Thank you, Staffan, for your briefing and for all of your efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in Syria. The United States fully supports your initiative to bring the parties back to Geneva, and to start work on a new constitutional committee in accordance with…

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Israel Defense Minister: Iran Declared War on Us Long Ago

By Anna Ahronheim, JPOST— Israel will do everything necessary to prevent Iran from consolidating itself in Syria, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said Wednesday. “Iran declared war on us. The highest echelons in Tehran want to erase the Zionist entity; they do not hide the fact that they want to wipe the State of Israel off…

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In an apparent first, Iran and Israel engage each other militarily

By NOGA TARNOPOLSKY NABIH BULOS, LA TIMES— A drone incursion into Israel early Saturday spiraled into a major confrontation that included the downing of an Israeli fighter jet and an extensive attack on Iranian military assets in Syria — the first known time that Israel has used force against Iran. The attacks and counterattacks also…

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Report: Before Strikes, Netanyahu Warned Iran Israel Would Respond With Force to Provocations

By Deborah Danon, Breitbart— Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is said to have warned Iran via European leaders in recent weeks that he would respond militarily to any provocation, an Israeli TV report said Sunday. Prior to Israel’s downing of an Iranian drone Saturday in the country’s north and the ensuing strikes in Syria, Netanyahu spoke…

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Time for Western Aliyah

By Israel Hayom— Since their dispersion, Jews who for centuries endured Christian and Muslim persecution, maintained spiritual (and in a few cases physical) links with their homeland, praying for their return to Zion and the advent of the Messiah. In the late 19th century, the Eastern European secular utopians who sought to escape persecution came…

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Four Hours Of Conflict: Israel, Iran & Syria

By JNS— In the early hours Saturday morning, Israel and a Syrian-Iranian alliance became engaged in a confrontation that left an Israeli F16 destroyed, in addition to the downing of an Iranian-made drone, and numerous military targets within Syria destroyed. While the shooting down of the Israeli fighter jet was an accomplishment widely touted by…

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