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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US Embassy in Jerusalem to open in May — in time for Israel’s 70th anniversary

By Eric Cortellessa, Times of Israel— The new US Embassy in Jerusalem will open in May 2018 to coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel declaring independence, two Trump administration officials said Friday. At first, the embassy will operate out of the US’s current consular premises in Arnona, south Jerusalem. The officials said Congress was…

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Jews: Never Forget Trump For Remembering Our Unforgettable Jerusalem

By Ilana Mercer, Constitution— The United Nations, naturally, disapproved. Pope Francis, more enigmatically, protested, too, when President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the eternal Capital of Israel. By 2019’s end, the Trump administration plans to open the American Embassy in Jerusalem. There’s a reason Muslims living in Israel proper—1.5 million of them—don’t migrate to the…

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Why the Palestinian Authority is the Real ‘Apartheid’

One of the many lies that anti-Israel activists try to spread is that Israel is an “apartheid state,” despite the fact that Israelis of all religious and ethnic backgrounds share equal rights and opportunity. As the facts on the ground in Israel attest, this accusation is completely fabricated and unfounded. Danny Ayalon, founder of the…

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Messianic Lite: Tetzaveh, “You Command”

This week our Torah portion covers Exodus 27:20 to 30:10. The section is called Tetzaveh which means “you command,” the first distinctive phrase in the text. Tetzaveh introduces one of the most fundamental institutions in the Jewish religion: the priesthood. Originally, the first born of every Israelite family was dedicated to the priesthood. The priestly…

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UNIFIL Peacekeepers Accuse Lebanese Army of Hindering Their Work

BY ANNA AHRONHEIM, JPost— The UN force in Lebanon has accused Hezbollah and the Lebanese Army of hampering their work, which includes spying on the peacekeepers, in a report due to appear on the website of French newspaper Le Journal du Dimanche, on Friday. The report quotes a chief warrant officer for the French contingent…

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