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The Trump-Netanyahu alliance. Where the strength lies in their political partnership

Share Tweet When they met on Wednesday, US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin were both walking wounded. Netanyahu arrived in Washington the center of a criminal investigation the...

The end of Palestine. Israel has the opportunity to reclaim its nation

Share Tweet Israel has the opportunity to reclaim its nation. Palestine is many things. A Roman name and a Cold War lie. Mostly it’s a justification for killing Jews. Palestine was an old...

Scandinavia: The West’s Citadel of anti-Semitism

Share Tweet Hate for Israel has become a real obsession in Scandinavia, which revived the glorious partnership between the liberal “useful idiots” — the ones concerned about...

Hezbollah Chief Threatens to Attack Israeli Nuclear Reactor

Share Tweet   The chief of the Iran-backed terrorist group Hezbollah on Thursday threatened to attack Israel’s nuclear reactor in the southern city of Dimona. “I call upon the Israelis not...

Arab states considering alliance with Israel, say Arab officials

Share Tweet Benjamin Netanyahu described the proposed initiative as a ‘great opportunity for peace’ in the Middle East The Trump administration is in discussions about the formation of a...

Not “just” Hi-Tech: Noble Energy to invest $550 million in Leviathan gas field

Share Tweet “We have a tremendous opportunity with the Leviathan project. … In 2017 our teams will begin project development, with first gas targeted for the end of 2019,” says...

How a Pro-Palestinian American Reporter Changed His Views on Israel and the Conflict

Share Tweet by Hunter Stuart   In the summer of 2015, just three days after I moved to Israel for a year-and-a-half stint freelance reporting in the region, I wrote down my feelings about the...

Trump promises Israel that Iran will never get bomb

Share Tweet Washington (AFP) – President Donald Trump hailed the United States’ “unbreakable” bond with Israel on Wednesday and promised Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Iran would...

Netanyahu at White House: “There is no Bigger supporter of Israel than Trump”

Share Tweet The Jerusalem Post reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump held their first press conference together on Wednesday. It is the first time the two leaders...

‘Eyeless in Gaza’ director reveals the headlines Hamas don’t let you see

Share Tweet Francine Wolfisz chats to director Martin Himel about his new film, Eyeless in Gaza, which reveals how journalists are forced to tow the line. Seasoned journalist Matti Friedman had...

Iran Grabs the Reins in Gaza

Share Tweet Hamas made a semi-official announcement on February 14, 2017, via Al Jazeera,that it had chosen Yahya Sinwar, one of the security prisoners released in the “Shalit deal” in 2011, as...

Islamist moderates, Swedish hardliners and Islamist Islamophobia

Share Tweet The reality is a world becoming more religious and hateful every day – and almost all of this hate is driven by Islamists.   By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Everyone is a “moderate” these...

HOW TO MAKE JEWISH PHILANTHROPY GO FURTHER

Share Tweet   Jewish leaders and philanthropists are currently engaged in an intense and crucial debate. There is growing concern that Jews, particularly the next generation, are disconnecting...

Report: Foreign governments fund Palestinian terrorists’ legal defense

Share Tweet   HaMoked Center for the Defense of the Individual, which has provided legal aid to 48 terrorists who killed 50 people, received $4.13 million from EU, U.N., and 11 European...

Hamas elects radical new political leader in Gaza Strip

Share Tweet   Yahya Sinwar, considered the strongest man in Gaza, will replace Ismail Haniyeh, slated to become terrorist group’s next political bureau chief • A senior member of...

Declassified Recordings of Israel Air Force Launching, Conducting 1st Operation of 6-Day War Reveal Determination to Safeguard Tel Aviv From Enemy Attack

Share Tweet Nearly five decades after the Six-Day War, the IDF and Israeli Defense Ministry have declassified two-way radio recordings from the first operation of Israel’s preemptive battle to...

[Video, Photos] PARIS BURNING Chaos as rioters torch vehicles and attack cops in protest over alleged rape of black youth in police custody

Share Tweet What started as a peaceful protest in the suburb of Bobigny descended into anarchy as some protesters set buildings and vehicles on fire. VIOLENCE broke out as protesters torched cars and...

Ex-Israeli Soldier Denounced On Us Campus for NOT Raping Palestinian Women

Share Tweet “You IDF soldiers don’t rape Palestinians because Israelis are so racist and disgusted by them that you won’t touch them.” Hen Mazzig had been a member of Israel’s most...

Dr. Essam el-Erian, a Muslim Brotherhood official and adviser to the Egyptian president, has called on Jews who left Egypt to return, as “Israel will be destroyed within a decade”

Share Tweet . Dr. Essam el-Erian, a senior Muslim Brotherhood official and adviser to the Egyptian president, has called on Jews who left Egypt to return, as “Israel will be destroyed within a...

Trump ‘I won’t condemn Israel, it’s been through enough’

Share Tweet . In exclusive interview, U.S. President Donald Trump says he understands and respects Israel greatly • Trump stresses he would like to see peace in the Middle East and beyond, says he...

UK Telegraph: Good Relations With Israel Vital To British Interests, Defeating Islamic State

Share Tweet TEL AVIV – Following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s meeting in London with his UK counterpart Theresa May, a leading daily in that country said in an editorial that...

McGill incident exposes anti-Zionist thinking

Share Tweet [This blog is written by Fred Maroun is a Canadian of Arab origin who lived in Lebanon until 1984 -ed] A leading member of so-called pro-Palestinian student groups at McGill University in...

Israel reprimands Belgium after its PM met with anti-Israel orgs

Share Tweet The Belgian prime minister met with organizations that operate against the Jewish state during his state visit to the country. Israel was quick to retaliate. Prime Minister Benjamin...

‘How Would You Feel if Israel Funded Welsh or Scottish Independence Groups?’ PM Netanyahu Asks UK Counterpart in Call for Foreign Governments to Stop Giving Money to NGOs That ‘Slander’ the Jewish State

Share Tweet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called on the leaders of both the United Kingdom and Belgium this week to stop funding left-wing NGOs that “slander” the Jewish state....

UNDERWATER HARBOUR DEFENCE,SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM LAUNCHED

Share Tweet An Israeli-designed Integrated Under Water Harbour Defence and Surveillance System (IUHDSS) for the Indian Navy was inaugurated by Western Naval Command chief, Vice Admiral Girish Luthra...

Israel’s Influence Spreads Across Africa

Share Tweet Seth J. Frantzman Despite its small size, Israel has one of the world’s most prestigious and impactful international aid programs In the highlands of Ethiopia, the avocado is forging a...

Is it ok to behead a racist?

Share Tweet By Zvi Lando “Excuse me” I told the little old lady getting off the Jerusalem light rail with her shopping trolley. She was so small, but she managed to take up more space in the...

BDS: THE EUROPEAN-FUNDED ‘GRASSROOTS’ CAMPAIGNS

Share Tweet While no one’s claiming a hidden European agenda to boycott Israel, there’s no logical reason why the EU should compromise its values by supporting NGOs that are spearheading...

No, Muslim Refugees Are Not Jewish WWII Refugees. Here Are 5 Reasons Why

Share Tweet In a desperately misguided attempt to placate the palpable fear of allowing thousands of Muslim refugees into United States without proper security screenings just days after an Islamic...

Democracy, Yuri Style

Share Tweet by Zvi Lando I was sitting at home next to the computer when the cell rang. “Zvi!” his voice boomed in my cellphone, “Where have you been? Let’s meet at Café de Paris this...

Hate-filled diary of British housewife turned jihadi bride: ‘Every breath I take I hate non-Muslims more’

Share Tweet British jihadi bride purports to have written a diary of life under ISIS rule in Syria Going by the name Umm Ibrahim al-Brit, she claims to live there with her family Describes how...

‘ISRAEL ONLY FREE STATE IN THE MIDDLE EAST,’ REPORT FINDS

Share Tweet Israel remains the only free country in the Middle East, scoring 80 on a scale of 100. That compares favorably with partly free countries in the region such as Turkey (38), Jordan (37)...

Outrage at Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’ yet silence over the Middle Eastern ‘ban on Jews’

Share Tweet Every frequent flyer to the Middle East knows about a de facto ‘ban on Jews’ yet few protest about it. US President Donald Trump has delivered on his campaign promise of...

When Sports Becomes Politics

Share Tweet For many years, I kept away from the world of sport, especially football (soccer). From what I saw, Israeli football was all about 11 guys on one end kicking the ball as far as they could...

Indian Israelis Bridge the Divide at Home and in America

Share Tweet When you think of an Israeli, what image pops into your mind? Is it a tanned person with dark hair with a bowl of hummus in his hands? Did his family immigrate from Poland or Hungary?...

Israel’s Netanyahu Says US Embassy Should Be in Jerusalem

Share Tweet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that the American embassy in Israel should be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, injecting himself once again into a charged campaign...

Netanyahu says US embassy should be in Jerusalem

Share Tweet In the weekly cabinet meeting, emboldened by the Trump administration’s taking power, the prime minister clarifies ‘unequivocally that our view has always been, and continues...

Israeli “Green-tech” helps Syrian refugees regain normalcy

Share Tweet A green-tech startup based in Israel has gone to Jordan to help Syrian refugees and Bedouin communities create their own, sustainable cooking gas, alleviate harsh reality of refugee life....

A Truth-Telling Strategy to Advance Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Share Tweet EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The US is usually thought to be biased in favor of Israel, even after its recent acceptance of UNSC Resolution 2334. But for many years, the US has been a big part of...

Secretary of French far-right party holds meetings in Israel

Share Tweet JERUSALEM –  The secretary general of France’s far-right political party visited Israel on Thursday and met with military, government and political officials, though Israel shuns...