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U.S. classifies Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh as specially designated terror

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The United States government has designated Hamas Politburo Chief Ismail Haniyeh as a specially designated terrorist, becoming the first country outside of Israel to do so, Ambassador Nathan A. Sales, the Coordinator for Counterterrorism told The Jerusalem Post. “Ismail Haniyeh has been involved in Hamas’ campaign of terrorism against Israel for years and even decades. … Read More

Holocaust Survivor Speaks at UF About Time in Auschwitz

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

November 30, 2017 Irving Roth said he didn’t understand why he was at Auschwitz. “Why was I there? What crime did I commit?” the Holocaust survivor said as the audience sat in silence. About 500 students came out to hear Roth speak at the Reitz Union Auditorium on Wednesday night. About 350 students were able … Read More

Hezbollah May Use Suicide Ships In Next War, Former Naval Officer Warns

Monday, January 29, 2018

The Israeli Navy should anticipate Hezbollah using suicide ships in the next war with the terrorist group, R.-Adm. Prof. Shaul Chorev told The Jerusalem Post. “Hezbollah will not need to equip themselves with ships like Israel, but we must assume they will use asymmetric warfare to challenge Israeli technology like land-to-sea missiles or suicide ships … Read More

Granddaughter of diplomat who saved Jewish refugees keeping his spirit alive

Monday, January 29, 2018

Madoka Sugihara, 51, never had a chance to hear directly from her grandfather Chiune Sugihara about his heroic efforts as a Japanese diplomat during World War II to issue visas to help thousands of Jews escape from Nazi persecution. But through the stories of the offspring of the survivors who were offered the “Visas for … Read More

Netanyahu to Putin: Nazis taught us evil must be uprooted before it gains power

Monday, January 29, 2018

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, telling him that the lesson of the Nazis was that murderous ideologies must be stopped before they can flourish — an apparent reference to the current situation with Iran. Ahead of their meeting, which was expected to focus on Israel’s concerns over … Read More

Holocaust hero honored 75 years after dramatic rescue of fellow Jews from Nazis

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Seventy-five years after he helped a group of over 1,000 Jews fleeing Italian-occupied France, 98-year-old Jewish-Italian Enzo Cavaglion was honored in his hometown of Cuneo on Sunday. Cavaglion was presented with the Jewish Rescuers Citation by B’nai Brith World Center-Jerusalem and the Committee to Recognize the Heroism of Jews who Rescued Fellow Jews During the … Read More

Nikki Haley skewers Mahmoud Abbas at UN Security Council meeting

Friday, January 26, 2018

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley launched a broadside Thursday at Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, accusing him of indulging in “outrageous” conspiracy theories about Israel and lacking what is needed to secure peace in the region. Haley made the remarks at a meeting of the U.N. Security Council on the Middle East. She … Read More

Danon: Iran currently controls 82000 fighters in Syria

Friday, January 26, 2018

“Iran is currently controlling 82,000 fighters in Syria,” Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon told the UN Security Council on Thursday. Danon told the executive body that he was ready to expose “classified information” for the first time, “because it is vital for the world to understand that if we turn a blind eye in … Read More