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New Israeli system capable of identifying explosive devices from afar

Friday, August 4, 2017

This new Israeli innovation will be able to protect soldiers against explosive charges as they cross hostile areas in times of battle or operations. The system is mainly designed to be used by patrol forces undertaking routine security measures near the borders such as route openings and suspicious object inspections. In addition, the system can … Read More

Taylor Force act passes Senate hurdle, on path to become law

Friday, August 4, 2017

WASHINGTON – A Senate bill that would force the Palestinian Authority to end its program of compensating convicted murderers and terrorists in Israel passed through a critical committee markup and vote on Thursday. The Taylor Force Act – originally drafted exclusively by Republicans – earned support from Democratic senators and several Israel advocacy organizations that … Read More

Record numbers of Jews visit the Temple Mount Tisha Be’av morning

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

With the Jewish people commemorating the destruction of the ancient Temples in Jerusalem on the fast of Tisha Be’av on Tuesday, more than 1,200 Jewish visitors went to the Temple Mount on Tuesday morning, activist groups said. According to the Yeraeh organization, which promotes Jewish visitation and prayer rights at the Temple Mount and which … Read More

PA payments to prisoners, ‘martyr’ families now equal half its foreign aid

Monday, July 31, 2017

The Palestinian Authority’s 2017 budget for payments to inmates in Israeli prisons and so-called “families of martyrs” is equal in sum to about half of the foreign aid Ramallah expects to receive this year, a recently published Israeli report shows. According to the PA Finance Ministry’s 2017 budget, published on its website earlier in July, … Read More

PA said to offer $20 million in subsidies to East Jerusalem

Monday, July 31, 2017

The Palestinian Authority has reportedly earmarked some $20 million to support East Jerusalem Palestinians in the wake of mass protests over Israeli security measures around the Temple Mount compound. According to Channel 2, the 500 “guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque” will each receive a $1,000 stipend from the PA. Some $15 million will go toward … Read More

Salomon brit: ‘We want to be remembered as a happy family’

Thursday, July 27, 2017

The baby’s small cries briefly filled the crowded room. Guests stood shoulder-to-shoulder to celebrate the circumcision of the boy whose entry into the world was followed by the murder of three members of his family. “I never imagined that I would celebrate the birth of my oldest son, who I had so longed for, with … Read More

PA UN Envoy Refuses to Condemn Halamish Terror Attack, Saying ‘Don’t Expect All Palestinians to Be Angels’

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Palestinian Authority Ambassador to the UN Riyad Mansour declined this week to condemn last Friday’s terrorist attack in Halamish — in which three Israelis were stabbed to death at a Shabbat dinner — and instead justified the act. Addressing reporters at the UN headquarters in New York City, Mansour said, “When you have an occupation with … Read More