Terrorism

The US and Israel share the same values. Both our nations put a premium on life, liberty, and individual freedom. As such, Israel is among our closest allies in the world and the sole outpost of democracy in the Middle East. Yet both our nations are also engaged in the same fight against common enemies. The US and Israel should continue to stand shoulder-to-shoulder in the fight against those radical Islamic terrorists that seek the destruction of the West.

Hamas

Jewish graves vandalized in South Africa

Monday, June 24, 2019

(June 24, 2019 / Israel Hayom) The Jewish community in Strand, South Africa, filed a police complaint recently after four gravestones in the local Jewish cemetery were vandalized. Last week, two other Jewish cemeteries in the same district of Western Cape were also the target of vandalism. Police fear it may be the work of … Read More

Egypt to pay $500 million fine for breaking gas deal with Israel

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

(June 19, 2019 / JNS) Egypt reached a settlement with Israel on Sunday to pay the Israel Electric Corporation $500 million over the next eight and a half years, after breaking an agreement to deliver natural gas to the Jewish state in 2012. The gas supply deal was announced under Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in … Read More

16 House Republicans urge Twitter CEO to ban Hamas

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

(June 18, 2019 / Israel Hayom) Sixteen U.S. lawmakers have called on Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to remove “all content promoting terrorist activity” from the social media platform, and to ban “senior Hamas officials and associates from Twitter who radicalize individuals to incite violence against Israelis.” In a letter to the San Francisco-based social media … Read More

Official New Zealand government website wipes Israel off the map

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

SYDNEY, Australia (JTA) — Immigration New Zealand, an official government website, published a fact sheet with a map of the Middle East that showed a “Palestine,” but not Israel. Following a barrage of complaints on social media, the web page was removed, though screenshots remain. The Israel Institute of New Zealand called for a retraction … Read More

Israel reopens Gaza fishing zone

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

(June 18, 2019 / JNS) Israel has reopened the Gaza fishing zone to 10 nautical miles off the coast, despite recent tensions due to border riots, rocket attacks and incendiary balloons launched into Israel from the Gaza Strip. Last Wednesday, Israel totally shut down the Gaza fishing zone after Hamas failed to hold up its … Read More

Funding at state and federal levels supports hardening of security at synagogues, faith-based institutions

Monday, June 17, 2019

(June 14, 2019 / JNS) The Ohio Senate recently released an amended version of the state’s operating budget for the next two fiscal years that includes key funding for nonprofit security needs in the aftermath of increasing attempted and carried-out attacks on houses of worship, faith-based institutions, cause-based nonprofits and individuals who are members of … Read More

California man arrested after threatening synagogue mass shooting

Monday, June 17, 2019

(JTA) — A California man who threatened in an online chatroom to kill Jews and to commit a mass shooting at a synagogue was arrested. Ross Anthony Farca, 23, of Concord, California, said in the chatroom on the video game platform Steam that he wanted to emulate the Poway synagogue shooter “except with a Nazi … Read More

Rocket fired from Gaza strikes school building in southern Israel

Friday, June 14, 2019

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A rocket fired from Gaza hit a school building in the southern Israeli city of Sderot on Thursday evening. The building, identified as a Jewish religious school, was damaged but no injuries were reported. It was reported to be empty at the time of impact and was fortified against rockets. No one has … Read More

Man seriously hurt in Jerusalem knife attack released from hospital

Thursday, June 13, 2019

An Israeli man who sustained life-threatening stab wounds in a terror attack in Jerusalem’s Old City last month was released from a Jerusalem hospital on Wednesday, vowing to reporters, “We will not be afraid.” Gavriel Lavi, 47, said he struggled to remember the details of the stabbing attack at Damascus Gate in the capital on … Read More

IAF strikes underground Hamas target after Palestinians fire rocket into Israel

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Israeli aircraft hit a Hamas underground facility in the Gaza Strip early Thursday after a rocket fired at southern Israel was shot down in the first such attack since Israel and terror groups in the coastal enclave fought a vicious two-day battle last month. The Israel Defense Forces said its fighter jets bombed “underground terror infrastructure … Read More

ISIS

Incitement

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

News

With husband and in-laws being stabbed below, Michal Salomon rushed kids to safety

Monday, July 24, 2017

With her family members being stabbed to death in the kitchen, Michal Salomon on Friday night gathered her children, hustled them into an upstairs room and held the door closed “with all her might.” “I started hearing screams and shouts,” Salomon, whose husband Elad was killed in the terror attack, recounted to the Yedioth Ahronoth … Read More

Danon

Danon slams PA for legitimizing terror groups at UN event

Friday, June 30, 2017

Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon on Thursday slammed the Palestinian Authority after a senior Palestinian official told an event marking “50 years of occupation” that groups like Hamas are not terrorists. “They have no shame. These are lies and incitement from those who are paying terrorists to kill innocent Israelis. These obsessive … Read More

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Palestinians reportedly reinstall monument to Maalot terrorist

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Palestinians in the West Bank city of Jenin have reportedly reinstalled a monument to a terrorist who masterminded a notorious 1974 massacre of Israeli school children, despite intense pressure from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israel Radio reported Saturday that the monument went back up overnight as part of an agreement between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud … Read More