Category: Israel

Israel, terror

Operation Breaking Dawn is Over but Southern Israelis Not Happy

Map of IJ Rockets

Israel had yet another defensive war in response to several Islamic Jihad terror attacks. The war, dubbed Breaking Dawn by the IDF, began after last week’s column and today is already over, with a ceasefire brokered by Egypt. Islamic Jihad is an Iranian proxy so no doubt, the step up in attacks was ordered by …

Israel, US Politics

Tlaib Demands Biden Pin Abu Akleh Shooting on IDF Soldier

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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

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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 …

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 …

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 …

Israel, terror

Jews Are Not Safe in Jerusalem on Shabbat During Ramadan

Jews walk to Western Wall on Shabbos

Every year during the Arab Ramadan season, Jews are attacked by Arab terrorists. Honenu reports that such was the case only ten days ago, on Shabbat, when a Jew in Jerusalem was walking to the Western Wall to pray. Honenu Attorney Chayim Bleicher, representing the victim, wrote a letter to the Israeli police, calling on …

Israel, World Politics

Nationalism Okay for Ukraine, Not Okay for Israel

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The world is cheering on Ukraine, in an expression of support for Ukrainian nationalism. At the same time, those cheering for Ukrainian nationalism, deplore Zionism, as an expression of Jewish and Israeli nationalism. Many are those who have spoken against or written about nationalism as if it were somehow a breach of human rights. But …

Israel, media bias, World Politics

NPR Claims that Israel “Loves” Putin

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NPR reporter Daniel Estrin, writing just after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, claims that Vladimir Putin is “beloved” by Israel: “Putin remains a beloved ally. His military is stationed in Syria, and he gives Israel the freedom to bomb Iranian and Syrian weapons and soldiers there.” The Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting and …

Israel, Massacres and Disasters

Yad Vashem Under Fire Over Removal of Mufti-Hitler Meeting Photo

Grand Mufti Haj Amin el Husseini Hitler 1941

Yad Vashem Chairman Dani Dayan has defended the museum’s decision to remove from display a photograph of the 1941 between Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin al-Husseini and Adolf Hitler. Dayan claims that including the photograph is “tantamount to partaking in the debate on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.” While some experts say that the mufti was …

antisemitism, Israel, media bias

Where is Amnesty International When it comes to Arab Abuses of Arabs?

Palestinian Authority policeman shoots at high school students during a protest

By now, we all know about the Amnesty International report that is full of lies and calls Israel an “Apartheid” state. What a lot of us want to know is why Israel? Why not anywhere else in the world that is actually guilty of human rights abuses? In Tubas (northeast of Nablus), Palestinian security officers …