Israel, Quality of Jewish Life, Terror

Lockdown Lifted in Beitar after Bus Bomb and Fear of Infiltration

beitar illit

Beitar Illit, located in Gush Etzion, was on lockdown overnight, after a bomb was discovered on a bus. Baruch Hashem, nissim niflaos, the bomb malfunctioned. It fizzled and smoke, but didn’t explode. Residents were finally released from their lockdown at 7am the next morning, making it quite a lot easier to shop and get ready …

Israel, Liberal Jews

US Ambassador Nides of Smotrich: ‘Would Throw Him Out of the Plane’

US Ambassador to Israel, Thomas R. Nides

US Ambassador to Israel Tom Nides hurled epithets at Israeli Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich on Friday in an official statement, calling him “stupid” and saying he would “throw him out of the plane” should he fly to Washington. In response, Smotrich issued this statement: “I am not angry at the US Ambassador to Israel, and …


Just in time for Purim: Name of Persian King Darius found on Potsherd in Israel

darius potsherd

King Darius the Great, the father of King Achashverosh may be gone, but his name lives on in the form of an inscription found on a potsherd in Israel’s Lachish National Park. It was the first time the king’s name was found on an archaeological artifact, anywhere in Israel. Fittingly, the discovery was made by …

antisemitism, Israel, Terror

US-Funded Palestinian School Celebrates Synagogue Terror Attack


A USAID celebrated a January 27th terror attack in which 7 worshipers were murdered as they left a Jerusalem signagogue. The Omariya Secondary School for Girls in Qalqilya gathered to celebrate Alqam Kharyi, the terrorist responsible for slaying Jews because they were Jews. The school announced the event on Facebook with a flier referring to …

Israel, Terror

Olive Grove Ordered Evacuated by Bibi, Clashes Ensue

Biden Bibi

Two little boys—the Paley brothers—were killed in a terror attack Erev Shabbos. In Netanyahu’s official response to the tragic event, he vowed to build more settlements. Less than one week later, however, at Netanyahu’s behest, an olive grove planted by settlers in the vicinity of Shilo, was uprooted. MKs on the right along with protesters …