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

Netanyahu ‘strongly condemns’ Turkish invasion of Syria, offers aid to Kurds

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Prime minister warns against ‘ethnic cleansing’ of minority in northern Syria, does not mention decision by US president that paved way for offensive. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday denounced Turkey’s invasion of Kurdish-controlled areas of northeastern Syria and said Israel was prepared to offer humanitarian aid to the Kurds in Syria facing an onslaught … Read More

1,200 IDF soldiers race ahead of Yom Kippur Brigade’s 50th anniversary

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Fifty years after its founding and on the eve of Yom Kippur, 1,200 soldiers and officers of the IDF’s 188th “Barak” (Lightning) Armored Brigade participated in the second annual 188-km. run from Haifa to the Golan Heights, where the brigade defended the country against the invading Syrian Arab Army in 1973. “It’s a special date, … Read More

Israel shuts down for Yom Kippur

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Israel shut down on Tuesday evening for Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement and the holiest day of the Jewish calendar. All flights in and out of Ben Gurion airport ceased at 1:35 p.m.. The airport will reopen Wednesday night with arrivals starting at 9:30 p.m., while departures will resume at 11:30 p.m. Border … Read More

UK to release ‘pay to slay’ audits after Freedom of Information request

Thursday, October 3, 2019

The branch of the British government responsible for administering overseas aid will disclose audit reports regarding aid money allegedly used to pay salaries to convicted terrorists, after abandoning its appeal against a ruling by U.K. Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham. In July 2018, U.K. Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI), a British volunteer organization of lawyers who support … Read More

U.S. Banks Embroiled in Lawsuit Over Funding of Hamas Terrorists

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Victims of the Palestinian Hamas terror group are suing a prominent Turkish-controlled bank with business ties in the United States over the financial institution’s backing of the terror group and its violent attacks. The estate of Eitam Henkin, a U.S. national who was killed in a Hamas terror attack in 2015, alleges in a suit … Read More

Jewish, pro-Israel community react to national security pick

Thursday, September 19, 2019

(September 18, 2019 / JNS) The Jewish and pro-Israel community immediately reacted to the selection of Robert O’Brien as U.S. President Donald Trump’s fourth national security advisor, replacing John Bolton, who was ousted on Sept. 10. “We congratulate Mr. O’Brien on his appointment, and we look forward to working with him to further strengthen the … Read More

Israel strikes Hamas targets after second day of rockets from Gaza

Thursday, September 12, 2019

(September 12, 2019 / Israel Hayom) The Israel Defense Forces struck Hamas military installations in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday night in retaliation for rocket fire from the coastal enclave earlier in the day, one of which struck a home in Moshav Netiv Ha’asara. Three rockets were fired at Israeli communities north of Gaza on … Read More

Gaza-based jihadi group calls on Taliban to increase attacks on US

Thursday, September 12, 2019

The leader of a Gaza-based jihadi group called on the Taliban to increase its attacks on America after US President Donald Trump broke off talks with the Taliban, according to a report by the Middle East Media Research Institute, shared exclusively with Jewish News Syndicate. Abu Hafs Al-Maqdisi, the leader of the Gaza-based Jaysh al-Ummah … Read More

Netanyahu warns Hamas after weekend of deadly escalation

Monday, September 9, 2019

PM says Israel will respond forcefully to any attempt to harm citizens, soldiers after drone attack, rocket fire from Gaza Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Palestinian terror group Hamas on Saturday that Israel would respond forcefully to any attempt to harm its citizens and soldiers, following two days of violent incidents on and near the … Read More

ISIS

Incitement

Rabbi Raziel and family

Fatah, Headed By Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud ‘Abbas, Gives Apartment To Family Of Terrorist Who Murdered An Israeli

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Palestinian media are reporting that the Jenin branch of Fatah, which is headed by Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud ‘Abbas, had given an apartment to the family of Ahmad Nassar Jarrar, 22, commander of the Hamas squad that murdered Rabbi Raziel Shevach on January 9, 2018 near the Havat Gilad junction in the West Bank. Jarrar … Read More

Rabbi, slain on way to family celebration, praised as devoted teacher, father

Monday, February 5, 2018

A rabbi killed in a West Bank terror attack Monday was remembered my family and friends as a loving teacher and idealist who devoted his life to education and to helping build the settlement where he lived. Itamar Ben-Gal, 29, was stabbed to death while waiting at a hitchhiking post near the West Bank settlement … Read More

Danon to UN Secretary-General: Condemn Abbas’s ‘hateful’ and ‘racist’ speech

Monday, January 15, 2018

NEW YORK – Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon demanded on Monday that Secretary General António Guterres condemn an inflammatory speech delivered by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas the previous day. In a letter sent to Guterres’s office, Danon claimed that the PA leader had disparaged the State of Israel with “hateful” and “racist” language … Read More

Palestinian leaders urge PLO to suspend recognition of Israel

Monday, January 15, 2018

RAMALLAH  — Palestinian leaders voted on Monday to call for the suspension of recognition of Israel, as they met in response to US President Donald Trump’s acknowledgement of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The vote ordered the Palestine Liberation Organisation to suspend its recognition of the Jewish state until Israel “recognizes the state of Palestine,” cancels its annexation … Read More

Prime Minister Netanyahu

PM calls on Abbas to condemn West Bank shooting, end terrorist stipends

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Wednesday on Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to condemn the killing a day earlier of Rabbi Raziel Shevach, shot dead by terrorists in a drive-by shooting attack in the northern West Bank. In separate talks with the foreign ministers of Ireland and the Netherlands, both currently visiting Israel, Netanyahu slammed Abbas’s silence on … Read More