WATCH as 7 centrist MPs resign from Britain’s Labour party, each explaining their personal concerns over the entrenched anti-Semitism in a party “behind a culture of bullying, bigotry and intimidation” under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn.
By Cnaan Lipshitz/JTA
Luciana Berger, a British-Jewish lawmaker, has quit the Labour Party over its anti-Semitism problem, along with six other members of the House of Commons.
Berger, who frequently has spoken out about anti-Semitic hate speech directed at her and other Jews by Labour members, and the others announced their resignation on Monday, dealing a major blow to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and his supporters. Continue Reading »
Can’t help but laugh 😂: U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib’ (D) who is a rabid supporter of Palestine and has supported the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, uses her Israeli made website to do so.
By Ryan Jones
The Israel Advocacy Movement has uncovered a juicy and hilarious bit of information that once again exposes both the foolishness and failure of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel.
Rashida Tlaib was among a handful of radical Democratic candidates to suddenly find herself in the spotlight after winning a seat in the US House of Representatives.
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Louis Farrakhan supporter and Sharia law advocate Linda Sarsour (3nd from Right) stands with Muslim Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (2nd from Right) holding a map where they have replaced the State of Israel with Palestine.
Report: During the ongoing 7 year old Syrian war, the international report counts 336 chemical attacks with 98% of the attacks being executed by the Assad regime.
• According to the GPPI report, most of the chemical attacks took place after Obama declared the use of chemical weapons as crossing a “red line” for the U.S. administration.
By Neta Bar
The Syrian regime under President Bashar Assad has perpetrated over 300 discrete attacks using chemical weapons during the seven-year Syrian war, according to a new report by the Berlin-based Global Public Policy Institute published on Sunday.
The report, titled “Nowhere to Hide: the Logic of Chemical Weapons use in Syria,” states that GPPI researchers had found clear evidence of “336 chemical weapons attacks over the course of the Syrian civil war – significantly more than has commonly been known.”
Some of the victims, many children, of the Ghouta, Syria attack, August 21, 2013 – Photo: محمد السعيدWikimedia
The report said that over 98% of the attacks were carried out by forces aligned with the Assad regime, including the Tiger Forces, whose members were trained and equipped by the Russians. Continue Reading »
Having examined the shoes that entered via Israel’s Kerem Shalom Crossing, Hamas claims the IDF bugged them with electronic chip in order to spy on Gaza terrorist groups.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
A Fatah breakaway group in the Gaza Strip claimed its members have intercepted a shipment of military boots equipped with “secret electronic tracking chips,” that were on their way to market, according to a Palestinian news source.
The shipment of suspicious shoes that came through the Kerem Shalom crossing was sent by the breakaway group to Hamas to examine. Continue Reading »
Prime Minister Netanyahu’s office briefly had a YouTube video from a closed meeting in which senior Arab officials defended Israel’s right to defend itself available to a small group of journalists traveling with him, before quickly removing it.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office on Thursday released a video of a closed meeting in which senior Gulf Arab officials play down the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, defend Israel’s right to defend itself, and describe Iran as the greatest threat to regional peace.
The video, bearing the insignia of Netanyahu’s office, gave a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes contacts the Israeli leader frequently boasts of, but which are rarely seen in public. Continue Reading »
Following the UN Security Council decision to visit to the Palestinian ruled areas they claim for a future independent Islamic state, UN Ambassador Anatolio Ndong Mba was quoted saying, ‘Israel categorically refused the council visit.’
By the Associated Press
Israel has refused to allow the UN Security Council to visit the territory that the Palestinians claim for a future independent state, UN diplomats said Wednesday.
Last week, the council authorized Its current president, Equitorial Guinea’s UN Ambassador Anatolio Ndong Mba, to consult the Israel and Palestinian ambassadors about a trip.
Palestinian Ambassador Riyad Mansour immediately responded, saying a council visit would be viewed “in the most positive way.”
Israel’s Ambassador Danny Danon was interviewed on i24NEWS’ Spin Room with Ami Kaufman, February 4, 2019. Continue Reading »
Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah told Netanyahu, “People in the Middle East have suffered a lot by sticking to the past. Now we are saying this is a new era for the future and for the prosperity of every nation.”
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
There is a new era in the Middle East, Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when the two met in Warsaw prior to the US-led ministerial meeting on Iran.
“This is an important and new vision for the future. People of the Middle East have suffered a lot because they are stuck to the past. Continue Reading »
WATCH: US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman jams with Gov. Mike Huckabee and band in Jerusalem, playing, ‘Sweet Home Alabama’.
By David Rosenberg
US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman took up a six-string and performed with former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee in Jerusalem on Tuesday.
Joining Huckabee’s band for a rendition of Lynyrd Skynard’s classic 1973 song “Sweet Home Alabama”, Ambassador Friedman played guitar alongside Huckabee on bass guitar.
US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman jams with Gov. Huckabee and band in Jerusalem 12 Feb 2019. – Screenshot: YouTube
“Was a joy and a thrill to perform tonight with Governor Mike Huckabee and his band from the Holy City of Jerusalem,” tweeted Friedman. Continue Reading »
U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) will be speaking alongside a well-known Islamic Relief USA official, Yousef Abdallah, who has publicly advocated for violence against Jews and has posted antisemitic comments on social media.
By ILANIT CHERNICK, MAAYAN HOFFMAN
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar will be a keynote speaker at an Islamic Relief USA emergency fundraising dinner for Yemen on February 23.
Omar will be speaking at the Florida event alongside a well-known Islamic Relief USA official, Yousef Abdallah, who has openly advocated for violence against Jews and has shared antisemitic sentiments on his social media pages.
Report: According to documents signed by B’Tselem & the Dutch government, the far left-wing NGO B’Tselem received no less than 176,000 euros (roughly 200,000 USD) directly from the Dutch gov’t to produce a report that would include criticism of Israel’s Supreme Court decisions.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
Last week, the left-wing B’Tselem organization published a report which challenged rulings made by the Israeli Supreme Court and Israel’s Construction and Housing Ministry in Judea and Samaria, and even sought to undermine the legitimacy of the Supreme Court.
The report, Israel Hayom revealed in an expose Monday morning, was funded by the Dutch government. Continue Reading »
According to the Syrian state news agency SANA on Monday morning, an Israeli tank fired “with a number of shells,” on a hospital and observation post in Quneitra, near the Golan Heights border with Israel.
BY JERUSALEM POST STAFF
An Israeli tank struck Syrian territory in Quneitra, near the Golan Heights border, Syrian state news agency SANA said on Monday, without providing refuter details.
The media outlet cited its own reporter, who said the strikes caused “material damage” and nothing further.
IDF Merkava tank and crew stationed on the Golan Heights. – Photo: IDF SPOKESPERSON’S UNIT
The state-run outlet said the tank targeted a hospital and observation post “with a number of shells.”
Quneitra was re-gained by Bashar Assad’s regime forces in July 2018, having been held by a rebel faction for the majority of the country’s seven-year-long civil war. Continue Reading »
According to the Dutch State Secretary, citizens with Palestinian origin will now be able to designate West Bank, East Jerusalem or Gaza as their ‘place of birth’ on their Dutch passports, after decades of being able to list only ‘Israel’ or ‘unknown’ as their country of origin.
The Netherlands will allow Palestinians born after the establishment of the State of Israel to list their official birthplace as the West Bank, Gaza Strip or East Jerusalem, Dutch State Secretary Raymond Knops said Saturday.
Dutch State Secretary Raymond Knops – Photo: Sebastiaan ter Burg/Wikimedia
While the Netherlands doesn’t recognize Palestine as a state, the Dutch civil registry will now recognize the West Bank and Gaza as the birthplace for those born there after May 15, 1948—the day the British Mandate officially ended and the State of Israel was established. Continue Reading »
A Hamas terrorist and his Gaza civilian worker were killed by toxic gas in the cross-border tunnel construction between the terrorist coastal enclave and Egypt’s Sinai.
By David Rosenberg
Two Gazans were killed overnight in a cross-border tunnel between the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip and Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, officials in Gaza reported Monday.
The two men were apparently killed by poison gas in the tunnel, Iyad al-Bozm, a spokesman for the Hamas regime in Gaza said Monday.
A Hamas terrorist in an underground terror-tunnel. – Photo: Hamas video screenshot.
One of the two men killed in the tunnel was a member of Hamas, Bozm said. Continue Reading »
The plan began in October 2018 when the Mossad helped a 47yr-old nuclear technician escape Iran, and from Turkey he joined a movement of Iranian emigrants trying to reach England.
By HAGAY HACOHEN
Mossad, British secret services and the CIA extracted an Iranian nuclear scientist out of Tehran and provided him with a safe haven in the US, the Daily Mail reported on Sunday.
The Iranian scientist is thought to have been smuggled into the UK on an inflatable boat alongside other Iranian migrants who crossed over to Lydd at the beginning of 2019.
The plan is said to have been drawn up in October when the Mossad helped the 47-year-old technician escape to Turkey, and from that location he joined the flux of Iranian immigrants attempting to reach the UK. Continue Reading »