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US condemns Gaza rocket attacks, backs Israeli right to self-defense

US condemns Gaza rocket attacks, backs Israeli right to self-defense

State Department and envoy Jason Greenblatt call on Gaza terror groups to cease ‘abhorrent’ attacks   Washington firmly backed Israel and condemned Palestinian terror groups… Read More ›

Kushner Says Middle East Peace Plan will be ‘Good Starting Point’

Kushner Says Middle East Peace Plan will be ‘Good Starting Point’

“Our solution will be an outline for what can be done to help these people start living a better life.”   WASHINGTON – White House… Read More ›

A global disaster, not only a Jewish one

A global disaster, not only a Jewish one

Israel appropriated the Holocaust, it’s leaders often manipulate its memory to fan the flame of nationalism, and the survivors themselves often live in extreme poverty;… Read More ›

BDS-backed Twitter bot network targeting Eurovision, Israel charges

BDS-backed Twitter bot network targeting Eurovision, Israel charges

Social media giant says it suspended a ‘small number of accounts’ after ministry complains fake users pushing boycott of upcoming song contest   Israel said… Read More ›

‘Every Person Has a Name’: Knesset Reads Names of Holocaust Victims

‘Every Person Has a Name’: Knesset Reads Names of Holocaust Victims

Knesset members read the names of relatives who perished in the Holocaust and light candles to honor their memory.   The Knesset held its annual… Read More ›

Why the March of the Living is so important

Why the March of the Living is so important

Opinion: Latests surveys show younger generation is worryingly ignorant – and at times apologetic – about the events of the Holocaust; with the number of… Read More ›

Holocaust survivor: Israel’s acting FM is a ‘stupid idiot’ for denigrating Poles

Holocaust survivor: Israel’s acting FM is a ‘stupid idiot’ for denigrating Poles

‘Unfortunately there is no medicine for stupidity,’ says Edward Mosberg, 93, of Israel Katz, who said Polish people ‘suckle anti-Semitism with their mother’s milk’  … Read More ›

Greenblatt to ‘Post:’ Trump not Responsible for Actions of His Supporters

Greenblatt to ‘Post:’ Trump not Responsible for Actions of His Supporters

Ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day, U.S. Special Envoy maintained that the president has “come out clearly and repeatedly against antisemitism and hatred in all forms.”… Read More ›

The Knesset doesn’t care about the will of the people

The Knesset doesn’t care about the will of the people

Opinion: Far-right and ultra-Orthodox MKs have been citing ‘the will of the people’ recently every time they try to legitimize their narrow agenda; but the… Read More ›

Israeli Envoy Calls for Criminalizing Antisemitism After NYT Cartoon

Israeli Envoy Calls for Criminalizing Antisemitism After NYT Cartoon

“The time for talking and having a conversation is over.” The only way to stop antisemitism is to criminalize it, Israel’s Ambassador to the UN… Read More ›

Israel should prepare for the day China will rule the Middle East

Israel should prepare for the day China will rule the Middle East

Opinion: Israeli government has so far been dangerously indifferent to Chinese plans to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in Syria over the next 30… Read More ›

Rocket fired from Gaza lands in sea off Israel’s coast

Rocket fired from Gaza lands in sea off Israel’s coast

IDF confirms launch from Hamas-run Strip; residents of southern Israel report hearing loud explosions; no injuries or damage   A rocket fired from the Hamas-ruled… Read More ›

Two Synagogues Linked by a Trail of Hate and Blood

Two Synagogues Linked by a Trail of Hate and Blood

The shooter was described as a 19-year-old white male and was armed with an assault-style rifle.   WASHINGTON – Six months separate the shooting this… Read More ›

After synagogue attack, leaders warn of resurgent anti-Semitism, urge action

After synagogue attack, leaders warn of resurgent anti-Semitism, urge action

Pittsburgh synagogue, ADL and other community leaders and politicians raise alarm over rise of anti-Jewish hate, call for more be done to stem violence  … Read More ›

The electoral base trap

The electoral base trap

In order to avoid the almost inevitable situation in which ministers use their posts to primarily serve their narrow base, Netanyahu should form a coalition… Read More ›

Convicted Palestinian Terrorist Obtained US Citizenship

Convicted Palestinian Terrorist Obtained US Citizenship

The terrorist was convicted by Israel in 1991 and was imprisoned for four years, but has managed to live in the US since 1999, becoming… Read More ›

Iran: Israel will drag US into war it doesn’t want

Iran: Israel will drag US into war it doesn’t want

Iranian foreign minister says Trump’s ‘B-team’ – which includes Netanyahu and national security adviser Bolton – might ‘plot an accident’ to trigger a broader crisis… Read More ›

Israel issues travel warning of ‘high and concrete’ terror threat in Sri Lanka

Israel issues travel warning of ‘high and concrete’ terror threat in Sri Lanka

Four days after Easter suicide bombings killed at least 359 people and wounded 500 more, Counter-Terrorism Bureau says Israelis should leave the island and cancel… Read More ›

Hamas Arrests Gaza Comedian who Protested Economic Hardship

Hamas Arrests Gaza Comedian who Protested Economic Hardship

Hussam Khalaf is known for his criticism of Hamas and Qatar.   Hamas security forces have arrested Palestinian comedian Hussam Khalaf, who is known for… Read More ›

Perfecting intelligence gathering – the lessons of Sri Lanka terror

Perfecting intelligence gathering – the lessons of Sri Lanka terror

Opinion: Horrific Easter Sunday bombings highlight the importance of security services constantly adapting to changes on the ground and not relying on past achievements –… Read More ›