Palestinians’ Blood Libels Against Israel, Jews

by Bassam Tawil, Gatestone Institute— The Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip has long been serving as a center for various terrorist groups that are responsible for thousands of terror attacks against Israel. In the past few decades, these groups have engaged in smuggling various types of weapons from Egypt into the Gaza Strip. The Palestinian terrorists also…

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The British Financial Times praises Israel’s economy

By Yoram Ettinger, The Ettinger Report— According to the British daily Financial Times (August 28, 2019), the Israeli shekel ranks as the best performing currency against the US dollar among 31 major currencies tracked by Bloomberg, up almost 6%, as fund managers have sought refuge from global economic turmoil.  The shekel had strengthen thanks to Israel’s perceived…

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Netanyahu’s Annexation Plan: Trick or Treat?

By Tsvi Sadan, Israel Today— If he wins reelection next week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has promised to annex the Jordan Valley. Though his opponents see this pledge as political spin, whispers of an agreement on the matter between Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump suggests that this time around, Israel (through Netanyahu) means business.…

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Israel and John Bolton’s departure

By Caroline Glick, JPost— US National Security Advisor John Bolton’s departure from the White House has been the source of considerable concern in Israel. For decades, the veteran diplomat and former UN ambassador has been among the most powerful supporters of a strong US-Israel alliance in Washington. During his tenure as President Donald Trump’s National…

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Jewish adviser named interim replacement to Bolton

By JNS— Jewish adviser named interim replacement to BoltonFollowing the resignation on Tuesday of US National Security Adviser John Bolton, Charles M. Kupperman has taken up the post on an interim basis. Kupperman, a former defense contractor executive, served in the Reagan administration and was appointed deputy national security adviser in January. While he is…

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ENEWS: The Hebron Massacre

Last Wednesday, Israel held a day-long state ceremony at the Tomb of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs in Hebron. They gathered to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the Hebron massacre—an early act of terrorism in 1929 that left sixty-nine Jews dead and dozens more seriously wounded. Hebron’s Jewish library, hospital, synagogue, and long-standing yeshiva were all…

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2,600-Year-Old Hebrew Seal Found Near Western Wall

By Leon Sverdlov, Jerusalem Post— A 2,600-year-old seal bearing a Hebrew name was uncovered in dirt excavated in 2013 near the Western Wall, archaeologist Eli Shukron said on Monday. The seal is inscribed with the name of “Adoniyahu Asher Al HaBayit,” meaning “Adoniyahu by Appointment of the House,” the most prominent role in the king’s…

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Eighteen years after the 9/11 attacks, Islamist extremism doesn’t make much news — but it’s not for lack of trying

By Judith Miller, Jewish World Review— Eighteen years after the attacks on the World Trade Center, many Americans believe that the threat of Islamist terror is played out — but that’s only because our counterterrorism efforts have been so successful. Attempted terror attacks no longer make front-page headlines, but the list of foiled plots to…

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All Major Polls Confirm: Pro Third Temple Party Entering Israel’s Parliament following Elections

By David Sidman, Breaking Israel News— Ever since the far-right Otzma Yehudit (Jewish Power) party, headed by Itamar Ben-Gvir, announced that they are in favor of building the Third Temple, they have been going from strength-to-strength. And although many were skeptical about their chances of passing the minimum threshold needed to sit in the Knesset…

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Netanyahu Requests ‘Clear Mandate’ to Apply Sovereignty Over Jordan Valley, Judea, Samaria

By Terri Nir, United with Israel— In a dramatic announcement Tuesday evening, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed – if reelected – to apply sovereignty over “Judea and Samaria and other areas,” starting with the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea region. US President Donald Trump has said he will present his “deal of the century”…

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Hezbollah leader calls US mediator a ‘friend of Israel’

By Israel Hayom— A US official visiting Beirut to mediate between Lebanon and Israel over a maritime border dispute is a “friend of Israel,” keen to defend its interests, Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah warned on Tuesday. Nasrallah urged Lebanese officials to negotiate from a point of strength with US Assistant Secretary of State David…

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Messiah almost here and Orthodox Jews, Evangelicals know it, pastor says

By Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman, Jerusalem Post— Orthodox rabbis and Evangelical Christians equally believe that the world is on the cusp of the Battle of Armageddon and that “we are about to see the messiah,” said Dr. Jeffrey D. Johnson. In an interview with The Jerusalem Post, Johnson said that the reality of devout Jewish and Christians…

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Why Arabs Hate Palestinians

By Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute— Is it true? If so, why? Sadly, the Palestinians are known for betraying their Arab brothers, even effectively stabbing them in the back. The Palestinians, for example, supported Saddam Hussein’s 1990 invasion of Kuwait – a Gulf state that, together with its neighbors, used to give the Palestinians tens…

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Violent BDS Activists Assault Israeli Film Festival Attendees in Berlin

BY BENJAMIN WEINTHAL, JPost— he German police said that a group of BDS activists violently assaulted visitors at the Israeli Seret International film festival on Sunday in Berlin, causing injuries and disrupting a podium discussion. An estimated 10-12 BDS activists participated in the disruption and attacks. According to the police notice reviewed by The Jerusalem…

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