American Jewry, Israel, Terror

Boost in PA Salary for Hebrew U Terrorists

Hebrew U bombing victims

Sunday was the 20th anniversary of the bombing of the Frank Sinatra cafeteria at Hebrew University, which took nine lives, among them three American citizens, and wounding another 80. In “honor” of the terror attack, the Palestinian Authority has announced a 14.29% raise in salary for each of the four terrorists responsible for the gruesome …

inflation, Israel

Gas Prices Going Down in August (At Least in Israel)

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Gas prices have been soaring in the United States even while President Biden’s approval ratings continue to plummet. But in Israel, the price of gas is going down. Interim Prime Minister Yair Lapid announced that gas prices will be lowered in August after several successive increases. Lapid says lower gas prices are part of an …

antisemitism, Conservative Movement, Orthodox celebrities

Ben Shapiro Receives Video Threat from Far Right Antisemite

Ben Shapiro

“Ben Shapiro, you’ve spun your last dreidel,” declared Groyper movement activist Aidan Duncan, while shooting a gun and joking about shooting American Jewish commentator Ben Shapiro in a now deleted Instagram video shared by The Informant’s Nick Martin on Monday. The video by Duncan, also known as Smiley the Fren, was shot at a gun …

coronavirus

Israeli Study: Fourth COVID-19 Shot Protects Elderly in Nursing Homes from Omicron

elderly man receives COVID vaccine

Israel has led the way with COVID-19 vaccination and now it’s paying dividends. A new study of more than 40,000 Israelis over the age of 60, shows that a fourth vaccine protected 72 percent for death. The participants were all nursing home residents, where COVID can spread like wildfire. Published in the prestigious JAMA Internal …

Terror

Iran Caught Violating Nuclear Deal by Buying Illegal German Tech

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Iran has purchased illicit German tech that appears to violate the JCPOA. The details are contained in an annual security report issued by officials in Hamburg. The report states that the Islamic Republic of Iran bought illegal technology from a German-Iranian man to the tune of not quite 1 million euros. The German-Iranian man, referred …

antisemitism

Boston City Councilor Kendra Lara Takes Flack for Tweet Alleging ‘Zionist Shake Down’

Kendra Lara

Boston City Councilor Kendra Lara deleted an antisemitic tweet after she got caught out by the Twitterverse. “Ya’ll are letting the Zionists SHAKE YOU DOWN. phew!” tweeted Lara on Thursday, in response to the 8th Circuit US Court of Appeals ruling Wednesday that laws restricting corporations from boycotting Israel are protected by the constitution. After …

American Jewry, antisemitism, Israel, Media Bias

La Times Implicates Israel in Shireen Abu Akleh’s Death

LA Times homepage

The Los Angeles Times has ruled Israel as the guilty party in Shireen Abu Akleh’s death, going so far as to suggest that IDF soldiers deliberately targeted the Al Jazeera journalist. This conclusion, of course, is not based on any evidence. It cannot be based on evidence, because the PA will not release the bullet. …

campus

Two Ivy League Presidents Step Down—Is it Good or Bad for the Jews?

university president

Harvard President Lawrence Bacow has announced he will be leaving his position in 2023, this just after an April announcement that Lee Bollinger, president of Columbia, would similarly be stepping down. It’s all part of a shake-up begun during the pandemic, which brought about a large number of resignations and retirements, contributing to disruptions in …

antisemitism, Israel, Jewish pride

IDF Reservists to Dress as Hamas Terrorists to Protest Commission of Inquiry

Navi Pillay on left, Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, right

IDF reserve soldiers took part in a protest outside the United Nations office in Geneva on Tuesday dressed as Hamas terrorists complete with “Palestinian” flags and ski masks. The protest, organized by the Shurat HaDin Law Center, is the right-wing legal association’s opening salvo against the UNHRC Pillay Commission of inquiry into alleged Israeli war …

Terror

A People that Celebrates Terrorists

Japanese terrorist Fusako Shigenobu

The so-called “Palestinian” people were out celebrating this week with the release of Fusako Shigenobu, whom they refer to as a “Japanese freedom fighter.” Shigenobu collaborated with the PFLP in the 1972 Lod Airport Massacre, which killed 26 and injured 80 more. Arrested in 2000 and subsequently imprisoned, the terrorist, who killed way more many …