Category: Israel

Israel, US Politics

Bibi Lets Biden’s Cat Out of the Bag on Iran

Naftali Bennett 13th prime minister of Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu spilled the beans about a private conversation with US President Joe Biden in his final speech before leaving his role as prime minister to assume a new role as head of the opposition: “The administration in Washington asked me not to discuss our disagreement on Iran publicly, but with all due respect, I …

Israel, media bias

Reading the NY Times, You’d Never Know it Was Israel Under Fire

new york times through lens of magnifying glass suggesting scrutiny for media bias

As Israel received a barrage of 4,360 missiles, the New York Times issued its own assault against the embattled Jewish State. Gilead Ini, writing for CAMERA, tallied up the opinion pieces and found a clear intent of anti-Israel bias: So there can be little doubt about the message New York Times Opinion editors were intent on sending, …

Israel, terror

Real Aims of Hamas in the 2021 May Ceasefire

Holon May 11 2021

What does Hamas really want and what was the reason for the latest conflagration between Hamas-led Gaza and the rest of Israel? Hamas demands during ceasefire negotiations yield the most important clue. From Reuters: Ezzat el-Reshiq, a senior member of the Hamas political bureau, told Reuters in Doha the movement’s demands included protection for the …

Israel, US Politics

Israel Concerned US Leaked Israeli Intel to the Press

Iranian cargo ship, the Saviz

The NY Times last week reported that an anonymous US official said Israel was behind the Red Sea operation against the Saviz, the Iranian IRGC Navy reconnaissance vessel and floating military base. According to the report, the attack was tit for tat for recent Iranian attack on an Israeli cargo ship. The NY Times report even …

antisemitism, coronavirus, Israel, media bias

Antisemitism is Never Funny Even When it’s on SNL

Michael Che tells antisemitic joke on SNL

Protesters chanting “Shame on NBC!” and “Antisemitism is not funny!” appropriately gathered in New York on Saturday night. Why appropriately? Because the protest was a response to antisemitic content aired on Saturday Night Live, a show broadcast live from New York City on NBC. The protesters gathered outside the entrance to NBC’s West 49th Street …

Israel, Israeli Politics, US Politics, World Politics

Israel Warns Biden Against Rejoining the Iran Deal

handshake against backdrop of Iranian flag symbolizes Iran Deal

Israel sent an official message from the Prime Minister’s office last Thursday night, warning the United States against ending the sanctions on Iran and rejoining the 2015 JCPOA. “Israel remains committed to preventing Iran from getting nuclear weapons and its position on the nuclear agreement has not changed,” said the official statement, adding that “Israel …

Israel, Israeli Politics, US Politics

Biden First US President in 4 Decades to Hold Off on Calling Israel

Biden on Phone in OVal Office while lifting weight

President Joe Biden hasn’t called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, though the new president has been in office now for over three weeks. Biden has spoken to a flurry of world leaders, including Russian president Vladimir Putin, and Chinese president Xi Jinping. But no call to Bibi, which makes Biden the first president in 40 …

antisemitism, coronavirus, Israel

Passing of the Brisker Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Dovid Soloveitchik ZL

Rav Dovid Soloveitchik Zl

The media had a field day reporting on the funeral of Rav Dovid Soloveitchik on Sunday, reporting huge crowds. But the truth is, even if “tens of thousands” attended Rav Dovid’s funeral, this is a small number, compared to the estimated 300,000 who turned out for Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Auerbach’s funeral, in the days before …

Israel, terror

Israeli Woman Hurt in Rock-Throwing Attack on Way to Get Corona Vaccine

arab throwing rocks at Jewish cars in Judea and Samaria

A 40-year-old mother sustained a head injury while on her way to be vaccinated for COVID-19, when Arab terrorists hurled boulders at her car. Two of her children were in the car with her, at the time. While the children were unharmed, their mother is said to be “seriously injured.” The attack occurred on the …