Category: Israel

Israel, Terror

Ambassador Alan Baker on the Biden PA “Reset”

Ambassador Alan Baker

The Biden Administration has restored funding to the Palestinian Authority to the tune of $90m, though the PA has done nothing with regard to ending its pay-to-slay policy of incentivizing Jew-murdering terrorists with stipends. Former Israeli Ambassador to Canada Alan Baker, in an editorial for the JPost, says this “reset” is a very bad idea: …

Israel, Terror

Does the Biden Administration Plan to Violate the Taylor Force Act?

Taylor Force

President Biden has pledged to restore aid to the PA as incentive to return to negotiations with Israel. A recent article by the American Center for Law and Justice (AJLC) suggests that such aid may violate the Taylor Force Act (TFA). This important article was co-written by former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, JINSA and …

antisemitism, Israel, Terror

PA Says Israel Killing Prisoners with Coronavirus in “War Crime”

antisemitic cartoon by the Palestinian authority shows Israeli doctor infecting security prisoners with coronavirus

While the world continues to parrot the lie that Israel is refusing to vaccinate the citizens of the PA and those of Hamas-led Gaza, the PA is claiming that Israel is deliberately killing Arab prisoners with coronavirus. This egregious lie has appeared front and center in an official PA daily op-ed. The title of said …

Israel

When it Rains it Pours or Lies They Tell in Gaza

Municipal workers drain flood waters after storm

Israel saw heavy snow and rain this past week and that means heavy flooding in both Israel and Gaza. But every time it happens, Gaza authorities repeat the outrageous lie that Israel is opening dams for the express purpose of flooding Gazan agricultural land. There actually are no such water dams anywhere in the vicinity, …

Israel

Republican Leaders Speak Out Against Biden for Not Calling Netanyahu

Biden on Phone in Oval Office lifting hand weight

Republicans share the concerns of Israeli leaders regarding Biden’s snub to Netanyahu. Biden has called the leaders of China and Russia, but not Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in what many see as a slight to Israel. Biden has spoken with at least 10 world leaders during his first month in office, but not with …

American Jewry, antisemitism, Israel

A Jewish Child’s First Experience with Antisemitism

NEW YORK CITY - SEPTEMBER 17 2014: Occupy Wall Street marked the third anniversary of its founding as several dozen activists gathered in Zuccotti Park.David Smith with sign denouncing Jewish hegemony

A couple and their four young children, ages 1 to 8, were out together on the Upper West Side of New York, browsing the windows of a Barnes and Noble bookstore, just minding their own business, when they were confronted by an antisemite. Interestingly, the male half of the couple was the editor of the …

Israel

Israel, UAE Working Together to Eliminate UNRWA

arab woman with key at protest

Israel and the United Arab Emirates are reportedly collaborating on putting an end, once and for all, to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA). According to the report in French newspaper Le Monde, the two countries have been working on the issue since normalization between them was announced, back in August. The …

Israel, Jewish pride

Ancient Lantern Found in Jerusalem—Right in Time for Chanuka

Lantern found in Ir David (City of David, Jerusalem)

Chanuka is a time of light and miracles, so perhaps it should be no surprise that archaeologists just found a 2000-year-old lantern from the Hasmonean period in the City of David, in Jerusalem. The candle holder, preserved in its entirety, dates back to the Second Temple era. According to Israel Hayom, Antiquities Authority Director of …

American Jewry, Israel

Trump Rules that Dual Citizens Born in Jerusalem can List Israel as Birth Country

american passport and stamp

Menachem Zivotofsky, age 18, just became the first U.S. citizen born in Jerusalem, to be permitted to list on his passport, his country of birth as “Israel.” So ends a lengthy saga that began when the young man was born, in 2002. Before this past Friday, American born in Jerusalem could not show Israel as …