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 stars and directors dominate key categories at 2019 Tony Awards

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

The key prizes in the roster of Sunday’s Tony Awards were dominated by Jewish directors and actors, including the directors of both the best play and the best musical, and the best actor and best actress in a play. “Hadestown,” a brooding musical about the underworld, had a heavenly night and won eight trophies including … Read More

Signs of a breakthrough on border — dispute talks between Israel and Lebanon

Monday, June 10, 2019

Israel and Lebanon have been in a formal state of war for more than seven decades, but the two neighbors are hopeful that significant progress on their disputed border could be near. The United States has been quietly mediating efforts between Israel and Lebanon on delineating their maritime frontier in an area where large deposits … Read More

Violence with Gaza causing families to leave southern Israel

Monday, June 10, 2019

At least 10 families living in Gaza border communities have decided to leave the area following the repeated rounds of violence between Israel and terror groups in the Hamas-run coastal enclave, Channel 13 reported on Friday. According to the report, the families arrived in the Sha’ar Hanegev Regional Council last year and have told the … Read More

Hamas claims it tried to attack Iron Dome system

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Hamas attempted to fire rockets at Iron Dome missile defense batteries during the recent escalation of tension between Israel and the Gaza Strip in May, a commander in the Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades known as Abu Maaz told the organization’s Al Qassam website on Tuesday. The commander told Al Qassam that the rockets Hamas utilized in … Read More

New book unmasks Ramallah- and Gaza-based academic and cultural boycotts of Israel

Thursday, May 30, 2019

(May 29, 2019 / JNS) In the wake of Iceland’s pro-Palestinian gesture at Eurovision and related discussion promoted by the Palestinian Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), Dan Diker and Adam Shay of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs have published an English book titled The PACBI Deception: Unmasked. The book reveals PACBI’s intentions … Read More

Hamas music video celebrates murder of Jews

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

(May 29, 2019 / PMW) The same day that Hamas official Fathi Hammad promised to “slaughter, exterminate and annihilate” Israel, Hamas TV broadcast a music video on May 15 promising to “blow up” Tel Aviv and showing the staged stabbing of a religious Jew by a masked Palestinian: “We have not yet drawn weapons, and … Read More

Merkel: All German synagogues, Jewish schools need police protection

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

German leader Angela Merkel said Monday that her country’s Jewish population needs constant police protection. Merkel addressed the current rise in anti-Semitism in her country, saying in a CNN interview that it has “always had a certain number of anti-Semites among us, unfortunately.” “There is to this day not a single synagogue, not a single daycare center … Read More

Hamas initiates online fundraising campaign to encourage youth to resist

Friday, May 24, 2019

Lebanon’s Mayadeen TV aired a report in March about an online campaign in Gaza to encourage support for the “resistance,” namely Hamas. The reporter, Lana Shahin, said that the campaign, which was launched by Hamas’s military wing, the Al-Qassam Brigades, strives to use modern and secure methods, and briefly discussed the Brigades’ cryptocurrency campaign A man … Read More

UCLA guest lecturer compares Zionists to white supremacists

Thursday, May 23, 2019

(May 22, 2019 / JNS) A guest lecturer at the University of California, Los Angeles, last week labeled Zionists as white supremacists, reported Jewish Journal on Tuesday. A Jewish student in the class, Shayna Lavi, recalled to the Journal that San Francisco State University Arab and Muslim ethnicities’ professor Rabab Abdulhadi, told the some 100 students … Read More

ISIS

Incitement

Israeli minister blames online incitement for Jerusalem attack

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

On the heels of Sunday’s deadly shooting attack in Jerusalem, Israel’s public security minister reiterated his criticism of social media, saying sites such as Facebook are acting as a platform for online incitement. Visiting the site of the attack where two people were killed and six others injured, Gilad Erdan said that one of the … Read More