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

Rare protest against ‘Hamas murderers’ erupts in Gaza

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

A rare public anti-Hamas protest took place in Gaza following the death of a 28-year-old man who’d been thrown from the window of his own home by the terror group’s security services. Three Hamas police officers arrived at the home of Anan Abu Jameh in the city of Khan Yunis in southern Gaza last Friday. … Read More

‘We’ll turn Israeli cities into ghost towns,’ Hamas leader warns

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

If Blue and White leader Benny Gantz “dares” to order a “foolish operation” against the resistance movement in the Gaza Strip, he will “rue the day he was born,” leader of the Hamas in Gaza Yahya Sinwar declared on Monday. Sinwar was speaking in response to remarks Gantz made about a possible military response to … Read More

Israel pounds Hamas targets in Gaza in response to rocket barrage

Monday, November 4, 2019

(November 3, 2019 / JNS) Israeli fighter jets struck Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip early Saturday after Palestinian terrorists fired a barrage of rockets at Israel from the coastal enclave. The Israeli strikes targeted training compounds, weapons manufacturing and storage sites, and underground infrastructure, according to the Israel Defense Forces. The IDF said it … Read More

Hamas’ cat and mouse game over terrorist funding

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Hamas is trying to thwart efforts to crack down on the funding it receives to sponsor terrorist activity by spreading the money around and using regular bank transactions to hide in plain sight, says an IDF intelligence officer who monitors terrorist funding in the West Bank. “Most of the money transfers to Hamas are done … Read More

US lawmakers call out Twitter for allowing Hamas and Hezbollah on the platform

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Four members of the US House of Representatives have called out Twitter for allowing Hamas and Hezbollah to maintain a presence on its social media platform. Reps. Josh Gottheimer, Tom Reed and Max Rose of New York and Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania wrote in a letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Tuesday that they … Read More

Jewish group planting ‘trees of life’ to honor synagogue shooting victims

Friday, October 18, 2019

The Jewish organization United With Israel is inviting people to sponsor the planting of more than 20 different fruit trees in Israel in memory of the 12 victims of the synagogue shootings in Pittsburgh and Poway, California. “Join us in planting 12,000 trees of life! Make the land even more beautiful in their memory,” it … Read More

Pro-Israel organizations increasingly alarmed over conflagration in Syria

Friday, October 18, 2019

(October 17, 2019 / JNS) The sudden decision of U.S. President Donald Trump last week to withdraw its forces from northern Syria, effectively taking them out of the country and putting them elsewhere in the Mideast, led to an immediate invasion by Turkish forces marked by violence. Rallies have taken place in Israel and Europe … Read More

Syria troops fighting Turkish forces alongside Kurds, says monitor

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The Syrian army deployed alongside Kurdish forces on the front line in northern Syria Wednesday but their newfound cooperation saw no let-up in the week-old Turkish invasion, a monitor said. In a rare scene in Syria’s eight-year-old civil war, government troops and Kurdish fighters were “fighting together” against Turkey’s Syrian proxies northeast … Read More

ISIS

Incitement

Netanyahu

PA lifts ‘disguise’ on ‘martyr’ payments, defying Taylor Force Act

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

After three years of disguising its payments to families of martyrs and imprisoned terrorists, the Palestinian Authority has lifted its veil on those payments in a “blatant act of defiance” against the United States, a new report says. The report by the Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center, obtained by The Jerusalem Post prior … Read More

President Trump

Trump signs into law bill slashing PA funds over terrorist stipends

Friday, March 23, 2018

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump signed into law on Friday legislation that cuts some aid to the Palestinians until they end stipends to terrorists and the families of slain attackers, as he approved a massive $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill. The Taylor Force Act, which was named after a former US army officer who was stabbed to death by … Read More

Sander Gerber

Taylor Force Act Represents ‘180-Degree’ Turn in US Stance on Palestinian Authority Terror Payments, Says Leading Advocate

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The leading private advocate of pending US legislation that sanctions the Palestinian Authority for financially incentivizing terrorism pronounced himself “very satisfied” on Wednesday, as the Senate prepared for an imminent final vote on the provisions of the Taylor Force Act. “It’s a great relief that Congress has gotten behind the Taylor Force Act in a bipartisan way,” Sander … Read More

Supreme Court

Fundamentalist Terrorists Benefit from “Fundamental Fairness”

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

In January of 2002, a 28-year-old Palestinian woman named Wafa Idris detonated a 22-pound bomb outside a Jerusalem shoe store. The explosion killed 81-year-old Pinhas Tokatli, and injured more than 100 other people – including an American citizen named Mark Sokolow. His wife and two of his daughters were also wounded in the attack. Two … Read More

Palestinian Authority increase payments to terrorists to $403 million

Thursday, March 8, 2018

The Palestinian Authority increased its payments to terrorists and their families by nearly $56 million, Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee chairman Avi Dichter (Likud) said overnight Monday, when a bill to discourage the practice passed a first reading. Dichter pointed out that PA President Mahmoud Abbas authorized the 2018 PA budget on Sunday, and … Read More