Author: Eliyahu Mintz

Israel, US Politics

Tlaib Demands Biden Pin Abu Akleh Shooting on IDF Soldier

rashida tlaib yelling pointing

President Biden arrives in Israel today. In the run up to the visit, various legislators have made demands on Biden in regard to sticking it to Israel. Now Rashida Tlaib has joined the clamor, stating that Biden must find an IDF soldier responsible for the shooting death of journalist Abu Akleh. Not that there is …

Israel, World Politics

Russia Issues Stop Work Order to Jewish Agency

welcome to israel airport aliyah scene

Russia has ordered the Jewish Agency stop operating on Russian soil. The Jewish Agency confirmed they received a letter from the Russian government to this effect, but are reserving comment until the Israeli government decides how to react. In light of the war between Ukraine and Russia, the Russian Jewish community is alarmed, fearing they …

media bias

New York Times: Palestinian Deaths ‘Rarely Attract International Scrutiny’

NY Times building

Critic of the New York Times, Ira Stoll, has ridiculed the Gray Lady for its latest silly lie. This time, the lie was in an article probing the death of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Stoll notes Israel’s foreign minister calls Al Jazeera, a “network run by an Islamist state that is openly hostile …

American Jewry, antisemitism, terror

Jewish Federation Applauds Security Bandaid for Shuls

security guards outside Ohel Menachem synagogue

The Nonprofit Security Grant Program has just received an infusion of $360m thanks to the US House Appropriations Subcommittee. This funding will help to keep synagogues and Jewish community centers safe by bolstering security. The money will go to fund security measures such as inspection and screening systems, fences, cameras, more secure doors, additional hiring …

Israel, US Politics

Biden Postpones Trip to Israel as Bennett’s Government Teeters

Biden on Phone in OVal Office while lifting weight

Biden’s impending trip to Israel has been postponed, as Bennett’s government threatens to topple from day to day and hour to hour. Long dreaded by Israel, the visit was to include a visit to an East Jerusalem hospital without an Israeli security detail, proof that the Biden Administration has broken with tradition by not recognizing …

terror

When Biden Met Abdullah and Said Nothing About the Most Wanted Female Terrorist

Ahlam Tamimi, America's most wanted female terrorist

Ahlam Tamimi, the mastermind of the Sbarro massacre in Jerusalem, is living the life of a celebrity in Jordan. Though she killed two American citizens, one of them pregnant, and left a third in a vegetative state, President Biden chose not to mention the little issue of the extradition treaty that Jordan refuses to honor …

Israeli Politics

Yair Lapid Afraid to Leave the Country for Fear the Government will Fall

Foreign MInister Yair Lapid (Yesh Atid) ain’t going anywhere. That’s the buzz as the Bennett government coalition threatens collapse. The game of government Jenga began with the defection of MK Idit Silman, and has continued with members of Knesset either leaving or threatening to leave. As a result, Lapid doesn’t dare leave the country for …

antisemitism, Israel

Mohamed Hadid Post Outright Antisemitic Conspiracy Theory on Instagram

Mohamed Hadid

Here he goes again, showing his true (antisemitic) colors. Mohamed Hadid, father of Bella and Gigi Hadid, both supermodels and both promoting antisemitic lies about Israel, said that Zionists control the world and the media. What to do about this? Hadid suggests we follow Nerdeen Kiswani of Within Our Lifetime, who promotes BDS and violence …

Israeli Politics

Bennett-Lapid Government May Soon Topple

Benjamin Netanyahu 2018

No one ever expected the current Bennett-Lapid government to last very long. Cobbled together of many small parties, plus one large Arab party, the government has always been hampered by the fact that policies must please many disparate factions. Last month, MK Idit Silman defected from Bennett’s Yamina party, leaving them with one seat less. …