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Children of Sderot counter kite terror with kite festival

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Hundreds of helium balloons and kites bearing flammable materials have been launched from Gaza since March 30, killing wildlife and incinerating thousands of acres of forests and agricultural fields in Israeli border communities. In a therapeutic response to the kite terrorists operating just 33 kilometers from their city, officials in Sderot invited parents and children … Read More

Bill to punish Palestinians for pay-for-slay scheme heads to final vote

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

A bill meant to discourage the Palestinian Authority from continuing to pay terrorists can go to a final vote, after the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee authorized it on Monday. The legislation requires the government to deduct the amount that the Palestinian Authority pays terrorists from the taxes and tariffs Israel collects for the … Read More

Israeli firefighters extinguish a fire

Kites, balloons from Gaza spark multiple fires across southern Israel

Monday, June 11, 2018

A number of fires broke out across southern Israel on Monday as a result of incendiary kites and balloons launched by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, officials said. Blazes were reported in the three main regions surrounding the Palestinian enclave: Hof Ashkelon to the north, Sha’ar Hanegev to the northwest and Eshkol to the west. … Read More

Will a Shrinking Protestant Church Obsess Against Israel, Again?

Friday, June 8, 2018

According to many observers, the Presbyterian Church (USA) — PCUSA — is a dying denomination. In 1993, the church reportedly had 3.1 million members — but by 2016, it had less than 1.5 million. You’d think that with the church experiencing this degree of decline, its leaders would be wary of taking any actions that … Read More

Message of Terror Victim’s Mother Goes Viral on Anniversary of Murder

Friday, June 8, 2018

A message written by Rina Ariel, the mother of murdered Israeli teenager Hallel Yaffa Ariel, went viral on social media in Israel on Thursday, the two-year anniversary of Hallel’s death at the hands of an Arab terrorist. “On this morning exactly 2 years ago, our Hallel was murdered. Murdered at the hands of an evil … Read More

Can and will Iran strike Israel?

Friday, June 8, 2018

In recent months, Israel bombed Iranian objectives inside Syria several times. Iran absorbed casualties, serious damage and international humiliation. Iran is eager for revenge, but what can it do? Does Iran want to go to war? Iran still remembers the trauma of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, which cost Iran dearly. Israel today has fewer people … Read More

Kenneth Marcus Confirmed to Education Department’s Top Civil Rights Post

Friday, June 8, 2018

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Kenneth Marcus, a leading advocate against campus antisemitism, to serve as assistant secretary at the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) in the Department of Education. Legislators approved Marcus with a party-line vote of 50 to 46, concluding a nearly eight-month confirmation process marked by Democratic opposition. He will assume his … Read More