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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...

State Department reviewing Obama admin’s last-minute decision to send Palestinians $221M

Share Tweet The State Department announced Tuesday that it will review the last-minute decision by former Secretary of State John Kerry to send $221 million to the Palestinians late last week over...

WH Spokesman Says Trump Wants to Make Sure Israel ‘Gets the Full Respect It Deserves’ in the Middle East

Share Tweet New US President Donald Trump “wants to grow closer with Israel and make sure that it gets the full respect that it deserves in the Middle East,” White House Press Secretary Sean...

Report: Obama quietly sent $221 million to the Palestinian Authority hours before leaving office

Share Tweet Officials say the Obama administration in its waning hours defied Republican opposition and quietly released $221 million to the Palestinian Authority. GOP members of Congress had been...

Unprecedented Increase in EU Funding to Leading Anti-Israel French NGO with Ties to the PFLP Terrorist Organization

Share Tweet . Paris-based NGO The International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH) is a network of 178 organizations throughout the world. FIDH pursues a “lawfare” strategy against Israel,...

French Funding to NGOs Involved in Boycott Campaigns and with Alleged Ties to Terror Groups

Share Tweet . An international peace summit, spearheaded by the French government, will be held on January 15, 2017, in Paris. In this report, NGO Monitor documents French government support of...

Hate preacher linked to Tunisian beach atrocity fights to stay in the UK… and gets £123,000 of legal aid 

Share Tweet Hani al-Sibai was granted public money to help him fight deportation  He is alleged to be a ‘key influencer’ of extremist Ansar al-Sharia movement Group is believed to have...

Official Palestinian News Agency Mourns Munich Olympics Terrorist

Share Tweet The top story in the Palestinian Authority’s official news agency, Wafa, is that Sunday is a day of mourning for the anniversary of Israel’s assassination of one of the more heinous...

Donald Trump ‘to announce US embassy will move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on Monday’

Share Tweet . The White House will on Monday announce that the US embassy in Israel is to move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to an unconfirmed report by an Israeli news outlet. Channel 2...

Belgium to arrest former Israeli FM for “war crimes”

Share Tweet A Belgian court has ordered the arrest of the former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel, Tzipi Livni, when she steps off the plane on her arrival in the Belgian capital Brussels on 23...

The Womans March, Islam, HAMAS and Sharia

Share Tweet Across the United States there were demonstrations in solidarity with the ‘Womans March’ as well as in the UK and as far as Australia. So what was the ‘Womans March’ all about ?...

CIA: British encouraged Arabs to oppose partition

Share Tweet According to documents recently released by the CIA, the British Government was actively encouraging the Arab leadership to oppose partition, turning a blind eye enabling Arabs to acquire...

Netanyahu to Iran: ‘We Are Your Friend, Not Your Enemy

Share Tweet Israel’s leader has recorded a conciliatory message to the people of Iran, saying, “we are your friend, not your enemy.” In the video uploaded to his Facebook page Saturday,...

Israeli Leaders Hail “New Era” of Donald Trump

Share Tweet Israeli officials here welcomed the inauguration on Friday of President Donald Trump following eight years of Barack Obama’s leadership. Danny Danon, Israel’s ambassador to the UN,...

In Rare Demonstration, Thousands Protest Power Cuts in Gaza

Share Tweet “…a photographer with Agence France-Presse was badly beaten in the head by uniformed policemen and required medical care after he refused to hand over his camera.”...

San Diego Student Says Her View of Israel as ‘Akin to Apartheid’ Completely Changed After Visiting Jewish State

Share Tweet A California student who previously believed Israel was “akin to an apartheid state” had a complete about-face after visiting the country, San Diego State University’s independent...

If Israel Has Not Been Building Settlements, Why Are the White House and Media Claiming It Is?

Share Tweet “Thousands of new settlements are being constructed…you saw tens of thousands of settlements being constructed” Ben Rhodes, deputy national security adviser, December...

GERMAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE TRIVIALIZES HOLOCAUST TO ATTACK ISRAEL

Share Tweet Israel’s embassy and leading German deputies in the parliament slammed the Max Planck Institute in the city of Halle for stoking hatred of Israel and Jews with a series of lectures from...

The Real Situation of Arab Citizens of Israel

Share Tweet The liberal press has two staples in its coverage of Israeli politics. It consistently stresses that the major obstacle to settling the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the behavior of...

‘Ring of steel’ to be built in the City to protect London from terror attack

Share Tweet A £5 million “ring of steel” is to be built to protect some of the Square Mile’s highest skyscrapers from terrorist attack. Manned checkpoints, rising street bollards, restricted...

Arab Israeli students call Syrian exiles ‘traitors’ – Exile responds by saying, ‘Shame on you; you live in paradise compared to Syrians.’

Share Tweet The students interrupt Syrian exiles during peace conference at Hebrew University, accusing them of betraying their country; one of the Syrians responds by saying, ‘Shame on you;...