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PA: Denial of Jewish history ‘victory for Palestinian people’

Share Tweet As UNESCO fails to acknowledge Jewish ties to Temple Mount, Palestinians celebrate, say resolution comes at a time of ‘increased Judaization of Jerusalem, and claim exclusive...

Meet the IDF’s ‘Beduin battalion’

Share Tweet Source: Jpost.com Unit 585’s men take pride in ‘Israel in miniature,’ which includes other minorities and even Jews. The jeep stops on a chalk-like dusty road, at an embankment that...

Antisemitic German teacher posed as a Jew to push anti-Israel agenda

Share Tweet Source: Jpost.com The fact that the teacher Christoph Glanz “posed as a Jew shows he is fanatically dedicated to promoting his anti-Semitic agenda,” says Simon Wiesenthal...

The sickness of narrative thinking

Share Tweet Source: Ynet Op-ed: In recent years, the truth has fallen casualty to storytelling; the Palestinian narrative of the Nakba must not over ride the truth that the Arab armies came to try...

Top Hamas Official: We Must Further Enhance Ties With Iran; Palestinian ‘Resistance’ Ready to Enter Real Battle With Israel

Share Tweet Source: The Algemeiner A top Hamas official called for the bolstering of his group’s ties with Iran and issued a threat to Israel, in an interview with the Islamic Republic’s...

German MP: No anti-Semite or Nazi will silence me

Share Tweet Source: Israel Hayom German lawmaker Michaela Engelmeier, the target of recent death threats for working to fight racism in Germany and oppose the BDS movement, visits Israel and vows...

Hillary Clinton’s Private Emails About Israel

Share Tweet Source: Breitbart November will see one of the consequential elections of our lifetime. With Israel and the world enduring another cycle of terrorism, and the Jewish State’s very...

The Unbearable Misunderstanding of Goldberg

Share Tweet Source: The Atlantic By David Keyes Jeffrey Goldberg’s article “The Unbearable Smallness of Netanyahu” blames Prime Minister Netanyahu for stymieing peace, paralyzing pessimism,...

2 Israelis die of injuries after Jerusalem shooting attack

Share Tweet Source: Times of Israel  Police officer, bystander succumb to wounds after attack near capital’s Ammunition Hill; 5 others hospitalized   Two Israelis who were gravely injured in...

10 Facts About The Arab-Israeli Conflict you probably did not know

Share Tweet Fact #1: Jews have been living in Israel continuously for over 3,000 years Fact #2: One quarter of Israeli citizens are not Jewish Fact #3: Israel has repeatedly accepted the two state...

Palestinian Human Rights Activist Calls Out Arab ‘Leadership’

Share Tweet Source: Heather Robinson Bassem Eid, founder of the Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group (PHRMG), spoke boldly last week in Manhattan at an event hosted by The Lawfare Project, a...

A Look Inside the Latest Gaza Women’s Flotilla

Share Tweet Source: Tablet Last week, many world leaders flocked to Israel to pay their last respects to the late Shimon Peres. This week brings a very different breed of visitor: about two dozen...

Planned Hezbollah terror attacks in Haifa thwarted

Share Tweet Source: Ynet 6 residents of the village of Ghajar, among them three brothers and their cousin, are suspected of smuggling explosives from Lebanon to be used in attacks in northern Israel;...

Arab Israelis Defy Knesset Reps, Pay Condolence Call to Family of Late Elder Statesman Shimon Peres

Share Tweet Source: The Algemeiner  A group of some 150 Arab Israelis paid a condolence call on Tuesday to the family of the late former President Shimon Peres, just days after Arab Knesset members...

Poll: Israelis More Troubled by Cost of Living than War

Share Tweet . For openers, according to the new survey conducted by Prof. Camil Fuchs on behalf of Walla, with a representative sample of 646 respondents, (542 Jews, 104 Arabs), 56% of the...

Bahraini Writer: I Was Shocked To Discover How Many Young Arabs Idolize Adolf Hitler

Share Tweet On February 27, 2016, Dr. Entesar Al-Banna, a columnist for the Bahraini daily Al-Watan, wrote that she had discovered, much to her surprise, that many young Arabs idolize Adolf Hitler,...

Double Standards for Aleppo and Gaza

Share Tweet Make no mistake, the carnage taking place in Aleppo right now is a disgrace to the international community. The Syrian government and Russian-backed forces are reportedly using...

Despite Other Global Conflicts and Occupations, Israel is the Only Country the UN Calls an “Occupying Power”

Share Tweet Forget prolonged military occupations in East Timor, Cyprus, Georgia, Cambodia, Azerbaijan, and the Crimea; Israel is the UN’s only “occupier.” Is there any doubt that...

Twitter users outraged as Bahraini PM pays respects to Shimon Peres

Share Tweet Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid Al Khalifa has spurred controversy as he paid his respects to former Israeli President Shimon Peres on Twitter. The tweet referred to Peres as a...

How Israel’s Iron Grip Makes a Third Intifada Brutally Difficult

Share Tweet It was well past midnight late in August as a convoy of Israeli armored vehicles raced through the winding streets of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Arriving at a city center...

Separation is not the Answer

Share Tweet BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 368 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Contrary to the accepted wisdom regarding the effectiveness of barriers, there is no substitute for troops on the ground and for...

India’s steadfast friend in Israel

Share Tweet Peres, who planted seeds of bilateral ties and sprang a shock, is dead On his last visit to India just under six months after Narendra Modi became Prime Minister, Shimon Peres wanted to...

Prime Minister Netanyahu cancels reservation at swanky New York restaurant, avoiding a possible awkward confrontation

Share Tweet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancelled his dinner plans Wednesday night after he learnt that Pakistani Prime Minster Nawaz Sharif had booked a table at the same restaurant...

The head of Hezbollah has found someone he hates even more than Israelis

Share Tweet If there were any doubt as to just how toxic sectarian politics has become in the Middle East, the latest statement from the leader of the Iran-backed Lebanese Shia militant group...

Netanyahu’s invitation

Share Tweet Source: Saudi Gazette The Palestinians should not be too quick to dismiss the invitation extended by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to...

Palestinian Celebration of Munich Olympic Massacre Shows They are Not Ready for Peace

Share Tweet The world must insist that Palestinian leaders refrain from praising past and present acts of terror, writes Michael Oren. The 2016 Olympics remembered the 11 Israeli athletes massacred...

The Oslo Disaster

Share Tweet Prof. Efraim Karsh, the incoming director of the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, indicts the Oslo diplomatic process as “the starkest strategic blunder in Israel’s...

Netanyahu, 15 African leaders meet in NYC, discuss tech ties

Share Tweet African leaders thank the Israeli prime minister for “very important” cooperation • Netanyahu: Israeli technology is on its way to help your countries • Israeli, African...

Abbas to Arab Leaders: Go to Hell!

Share Tweet   Abbas and Fatah leaders in Ramallah claim that Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates (the “Arab Quartet”) are using and promoting Abbas’s...

Hamas and Black Lives Matter: A marriage made in hell

Share Tweet On October 2014, the U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation (a clearinghouse for the International Solidarity Movement, ISM) ended their Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS)...

Posters Demonizing Jews Crop Up on UC Berkeley Campus, as Controversial Anti-Zionism Course Reinstated

Share Tweet Antisemitic posters have been appearing around the University of California, Berkeley campus ever since a course exploring how Israel might be destroyed was first suspended and then...

Chuck Schumer: Anti-Semitism in too many European homes

Share Tweet Speaking at the Israeli American Council’s 2016 National Israeli American Conference, New York Senator Chuck Schumer (Democrat) lambasted efforts to delegitimize and boycott the Jewish...

For First Time, Kuwaiti Delegation Stays to Listen to Israeli PM Speak at UN

Share Tweet In a potential sign that Israel’s ties with the Sunni Arab axis in the Middle East are indeed getting stronger, the Kuwaiti United Nations delegation — for the first time in history...

Israeli scientists stop breast cancer spread in mice

Share Tweet Source In breast cancer breakthrough, scientists discover targeted delivery of microRNAs to primary tumors blocks the movement of cancer beyond the breast. Israeli and American...

Egyptian official mocks Abbas ‘stupidity,’ says Fatah ‘screwed’ in leaked call

Share Tweet Source A top Egyptian intelligence official is heard mocking Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in a newly leaked phone call with a chief rival of the PA leader, characterizing...

Togo president: Israel holds key to troubles in Africa

Share Tweet Source Togo President Faure Gnassingbe told a group of African leaders who met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in New York on Thursday that African countries hesitant about...

Why Abbas Won’t Accept Bibi’s Offer

Share Tweet Source During his address to the United Nations General Assembly that seemed largely a challenge to the organization’s legitimacy—he described its organs as s a “moral farce,”...

Syria says Israeli ‘terrorism’ threatens entire region

Share Tweet Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem on Saturday condemned Israel’s strikes in southern Syria, saying the IDF’s “aggressive policies do not only threaten Syria but the whole...

Will Mahmoud Abbas Reject Israeli Protection? By Steven J. Rosen

Share Tweet Mahmoud Abbas (d) rencontre le chef du bureau politique au Qatar, Khaled Mashaal, le 20 juillet 2014. (Image source: fournie par le bureau de l’AP /Thaer Ghanem) Palestinian...

War with Isis: Why should anyone have faith in the left if it continues to sit on the fence when it comes to supporting the Kurds?

Share Tweet The NUS is happy to condemn Robin Thicke for a pop song, but not a a group which enslaves women The struggle of the Kurdish people against Isis in northern Syria and Iraq has all the...