Category: Israel

antisemitism, coronavirus, Israel

Coronavirus Hasn’t Stopped the Terror Balloons

balloon terror

At the beginning of the pandemic, with everyone under lockdown, the balloons emanating from Gaza, with explosive devices attached, seemed to stop for a while. Now they’re back. A cluster of balloons with an attached IED (improvised explosive device) was discovered on Shabbos morning in a field near Kibbutz Nir Oz, along Israel’s southern border …

American Jewry, antisemitism, Celebrity MOTs, Israel, Liberal Jews

Seth Rogen Betrays Ignorance of Jewish History

Actor Comedian Seth Rogen

Seth Rogen, an actor and comedian hailing from Vancouver, is well known for his penchant for smoking lots and lots of marijuana. Maybe that’s why he proved he has no filter when it comes to speaking about what it means to be Jewish and how he feels about Israel. But he certainly made a lot …

coronavirus, Israel

Nurses Make Aliyah In Spite of Pandemic

old fashioned nurse comforts patient

You might think that Aliyah to Israel would be down what with the global coronavirus pandemic. You would be wrong. Thirty-four nurses who recently made Aliyah to Israel just received Israeli certification to continue their profession in Israel. This is especially helpful during COVID-19, and now that they are certified, hospital employment for the new …

American Jewry, antisemitism, BDS, Celebrity MOTs, Israel, Jewish pride

Foodbenders Sued for $800,000

Twitter profile of Toronto designer Shai DeLuca

A dining establishment and prepared food takeout place in Canada, Foodbenders, was already in the news after an Instagram post with the hashtag #zionistsnotwelcome. Now the owner of the restaurant, Kimberly Hawkins, is being sued by prominent designer Shai DeLuca, the subject of two defamatory Instagram posts by the Toronto eatery accusing DeLuca of being …

antisemitism, Israel

France: Protesters Yell “Dirty Jews”

French protesters cry "Dirty Jews" and hold placards against Israel

During French anti-racism riots, protesters shouted antisemitic slogans such as “Dirty Jews” and carried placards accusing Israel of being a “laboratory for police violence.” No matter that Jews have nothing to do with what happened to George Floyd, nor France, for that matter. But everyone likes an excuse to protest. And you know what else …

Israel, Media Bias, Orthodox

Arabs Once Again Falsely Claim Settlers Chop Down Trees on Shabbos

Screenshot of archived photo of chopped down trees in Mugheer

Popular blogger Elder of Ziyon notes that the Arab media has “dozens of stories” regarding Jewish settlers allegedly chopping down 40 olive trees in Al Mughayir, not far from Ramallah. The problem is that the story cannot possibly be true, since the settlers in question are Orthodox Jews, who are forbidden to chop trees (their …

American Jewry, antisemitism, BDS, Education, Israel, Quality of Jewish Life

Top Ten Jew-Hating, Terror-Promoting Academics

Terrorist Supporters UC Berkeley

The David Horowitz Freedom Center has created a list of the top ten Jew-hating and terror-promoting professors on American university campuses today. These academics poison young minds with hate against the Jewish people and Israel, egging students on to join the BDS movement which aims for the destruction of the Jewish State. If you are …

Israel, Orthodox

Israeli Man Traveled, Knowing He Had Corona

Beitar Illit (photo credit: Yoninah)

In the pantheon of stories that make frum yidden look bad, a man who works as a mashgiach (kashrut supervisor), flew from Newark, New Jersey to Israel, knowing he was infected with COVID-19. He did it because he doesn’t have health insurance in the States. As a result of his actions, the man lost his …

antisemitism, Israel

Salafi Preacher Says Nothing Wrong with Wishing Death on Israeli PM (God Forbid)

Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi Joseabdul1995 Wikipedia (https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archivo:Al_Maqdisi.jpg#filelinks)

According to Memri, a Salafi preacher from Jordan, referenced a prayer for the death of non-Muslims, and seemed to direct the idea toward one specific Jew, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu: On March 31, 2020, Salafi-jihadi ideologue Abu Muhammad Al-Maqdisi shared a post on his Al-Tawhid Awalan channel on Telegram stating: “There is nothing wrong with …

Israel, Orthodox

COVID-19: Notable Jewish Deaths

Rabbi Masud Tubul and Aryeh Even, early Jewish victims of the novel coronavirus

The first (may it be the last) death in Israel due to the novel corona virus, is 88-year-old Aryeh Even, of Jerusalem. Even was a Hungarian Holocaust survivor who died in Jerusalem’s Shaarei Zedek Hospital. The family released a statement: “We are sad we weren’t allowed to be at his side in his last moments.” …