Author: Eliyahu Mintz

Celebrity MOTs, Israel, Jewish pride

Gal Gadot Overtakes Gigi Hadid in Number of Followers

wonder woman sculpture in Bangkok 2017

Gal Gadot has done Israel proud with her rocket-like climb to the top of Hollywood stardom. It’s not just that she’s a great actress, but that she is a warm and likeably human being. She makes Israel—and the Jews in general—look good. That’s important at a time of rising antisemitism and the overwhelming demonization of …

Terror

US Threatens Iran with “Severe Consequences” if Americans Attacked

Qasem Soleimani prepared grave

The US warned Iran of severe consequences in the event of an attack on Americans, in a White House statement on Sunday from National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan. The statement is a response to Tehran in reference to sanctions imposed by Iran on dozens of Americans, many of them US military, for the 2020 assassination, …

American Jewry

Brooklyn Man Attacked for Wearing IDF Sweatshirt

Brooklyn IDF Sweatshirt Attacker

Blake Zavadsky was attacked in broad daylight in Brooklyn for the crime of wearing an IDF sweatshirt. The assailant called Zavadsky and his friend, Ilan Kaganovich, “dirty Jews,” and demanded that the former remove his sweatshirt. When Zavadsky refused, his assailant punched him several times and also poured coffee on his sweatshirt. On at 12/26/21, …

Israel

“Carmel” Winter Storm Brings Heavy Winds, Rain, and Ice to Israel

Israeli flag waves in wind and rain

A winter storm dubbed “Carmel,” hit Israel this week, bringing lots of rain, heavy winds, and some ice pellets to Israel this week. It’s not exactly what we pray for when we ask for rain. What we want is “gishmei bracha” when it rains at night, without causing damage or inconvenience. But Hashem is King, …

Israel

Reopening the Jerusalem US Consulate Would Be Illegal

USConsulateJerusalem

Once Trump established a US embassy in Jerusalem, there was no longer any need for a separate US consulate. The embassy is able to provide for all consular services in the Jewish State. As a result, the Jerusalem Consulate, based in an Arab neighborhood in the eastern part of Jerusalem, closed its doors. Now, President …

Israel

Samaria Car Accident Kills Two Children, Parents in Serious Condition

Meoded family, with their two little girls, killed in a car accident

Just before Shabbos, a car carrying a couple and their two children collided with a second car. The two children were killed, and the parents were grievously injured. The young family was on its way to spend Shabbos with family, when an Arab driver crossed a double white line. As a result, the Jewish family …

American Jewry, antisemitism

Beverly Hills Residents Wake up to Antisemitic Flyers on First Day of Chanuka

Antisemitic flyers found on Beverly Hills' lawns on 1st day Chanuka 2021

Beverly Hills residents had a surprise when they woke up on the first day of Chanuka: antisemitic flyers papering their yards. Local police got a call at 6 AM from someone reporting a flyer with hate speech. After canvassing the area, police officers determined that the flyers had been widely distributed, covering several blocks of …

Israel

Crickets: Where is the Media on the JINSA Gaza Task Force Report?

Gazan barrage on civilian Israel

JINSA, the Jewish Institute for National Security in America, recently released the results of their Gaza Task Force. The Gaza Task Force was created to investigate this past May’s attacks on Israel from Gaza, and Israel’s response. Jinsa’s task force has an impressive list of members, as cited by Elder of Ziyon: LTG Robert Ashley, …

antisemitism

ADL Conference Gives Kamala Harris Nod to Whitewash Response to Anti-Israel Student

Kamala Harris

Not long ago, Kamala Harris nodded and smiled as a student claimed that “Apartheid” Israel is engaged in ethnic cleansing. Instead of taking the opportunity to correct the record and educate the student, Harris declared that she was glad that the student felt free to “speak her truth.” Naturally, this was a repugnant incident that …