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J Street urges Biden to revoke Trump’s Israel policies that achieved peace

Following four years of being ignored, J Street has now reached out to Joe Biden, urging he return to the shelved, failed US doctrine by reversing Trump’s “Abraham Accords” and put a Palestinian independence before peace with more Muslim countries.

By Jeff Dunetz

 

 

J Street is calling on Joe Biden to reverse many of the Trump administration’s moves concerning Israel and the Middle East including taking President Donald Trump’s Mideast peace plan off the table and a stop to making peace without getting the Palestinians involved.

Haaretz has learned that the organization “prepared a set of policy recommendations for the…Biden administration that are based on adopting a fresh approach toward the conflict, going beyond what previous administrations have attempted. Continue Reading »

Sudan signs on to Abraham Accords, normalized ties with Israel

The signing ceremony in Khartoum makes Sudan the 3rd of four countries to officially normalize diplomatic, economic & cultural ties with the Jewish State, following the UAE, Bahrain and preceding Morocco, which has yet to formally sign the Abraham Accords.

By i24NEWS

 

Sudan officially joined the Abraham Accords on Wednesday, opening the door to normalizing its ties with the Jewish state, the Associated Press reports.

The agreement was signed as US Secretary Treasury Steven Mnuchin was visiting Sudanese capital Khartoum.

YouTube clip is in English

From the Sudanese side, the agreement was signed by Justice Minister Nasreldin Abdelbari, according to a statement from Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s office. Continue Reading »

Trump White House plans yet another Abraham Accords deal in January

According to sources in Jerusalem and in Washington, Indonesia, Mauritania or Oman could be the next country to enter the Abraham Accords, normalizing open diplomatic, economic & cultural relations with Israel as early as January.

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The US is pushing for another Arab or Muslim state to normalize relations with Israel in the three weeks before US President Donald Trump leaves office, a Trump administration source said on Wednesday.

The Abraham Accords logo …Bridging nations, “toward a future in which people of all faiths and backgrounds live together in peace and prosperity.” Donald J. Trump, POTUS – Photo: US State Department website

“We’re working very hard on making it happen,” said the source, who has been involved in negotiations for the Abraham Accords, as the agreements are called. Continue Reading »

COVID Breakthrough? Israel claims 99.9% of virus killed in 30 seconds

This study conducted at the Tel Aviv University has proven that 99.9% of the COVID-19 virus can be killed cheaply and within 30 seconds by using UV light-emitting diodes (UV-LEDs) at specific frequencies.

By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN

 

Ultraviolet radiation is a common method of killing bacteria and viruses. Now, researchers from Tel Aviv University have proven that the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, can be killed efficiently, quickly and cheaply using ultraviolet (UV) light-emitting diodes (UV-LEDs) at specific frequencies.

“We discovered that it is quite simple to kill the coronavirus using LED bulbs that radiate ultraviolet light,” said Prof. Hadas Mamane, head of the Environmental Engineering Program at Tel Aviv University’s School of Mechanical Engineering, who led the study with Prof. Continue Reading »

Palestinian terrorist shot dead while shooting machine-gun in Jerusalem

The 17-year-old Palestinian terrorist from Qabatiya, located in the Palestinian Authority, came armed with an improvised submachine gun and neutralized while shooting at highly trained Border Police officers standing at the entrance to Jerusalem’s Old City.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF

 

A terrorist attack took place in Jerusalem’s Old City on Monday evening, Israel Police reported.

Police reported a shooting incident at the Lion’s Gate in the Old City between an armed terrorist and police officers who were on the scene.

The Palestinian manufactured weapon used to attack police officers in Jerusalem’s Old City, December 21, 2020 – Photo courtesy: ISRAEL POLICE

The suspect, reportedly a 17-year-old Palestinian from Qabatiya in the northern West Bank, was armed with a Carlo-type submachine gun according to police, and shot at a police post before being neutralized by Border Police officers. Continue Reading »

Trump announces: Morocco agrees to full diplomatic relations with Israel

US President Donald Trump does it again in yet another historic breakthrough! The President informed Israeli PM Netanyahu that Morocco has agree to be the 4th Muslim state to formally agree to normalize relations with Israel.
– Meanwhile, Palestinian leaders are furious, feeling abandoned & ignored.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

In an historic breakthrough, Morocco has agreed to establish diplomatic relations with Israel. As part of the deal, the United States will recognize the Western Sahara as part of Morocco.

President Trump announced the development in a tweet Thursday.

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Israel’s former space security chief says aliens exist & are formal allies

According to Professor Haim Eshed, a retired Israeli general, the “Galactic Federation” has been in contact with Israeli and US administrations for years, but to prevent global hysteria until humanity is ready, it’s being kept a secret.

 

Has the State of Israel made contact with aliens?

According to retired Israeli general and current Professor Haim Eshed, the answer is “yes”, but this has been kept a secret because “humanity isn’t ready.”

Speaking in an interview to Yediot Aharonot, Eshed – who served as the head of Israel’s space security program for nearly 30 years and is a three-time recipient of the Israel Security Award – explained that Israel and the US have both been dealing with aliens for years. Continue Reading »

Palestinians now suing Britain over Balfour Declaration in PA courts

Since the mandate that allowed for the reconstitution of the Jewish State originally came out of the UN predecessor, the League of Nations’ San Remo Resolution of 1920, and again ratified by the UN in 1948, the historical importance of Lord Balfour’s “declaration of sympathy” simply did not have the authority or jurisdiction the Palestinian plaintiffs contend. 

By SARAH BEN-NUN

 

A lawsuit, submitted by private individuals to a PA court on October 22, is suing Britain for issuing the Balfour Declaration, as well as for crimes committed by British soldiers during Britain’s Mandate, Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) reported on Sunday. Continue Reading »

Israel’s ZAKA Search & Rescue Unit Signs Cooperation Agreement With UAE

In signing this historic agreement in Dubai, the chairman of ZAKA, Yehuda Meshi Zahav said, “There is no greater expression of peace than volunteer units partnering for mutual humanitarian aid and assistance.”

By Kalman Labovitz

 

ZAKA held a historic ceremony at DIHAD headquarters in Dubai, United Arab Emirates with representatives of the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference & Exhibition-(DIHAD).

At the meeting, the two parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding that supports future collaborations between the two in the humanitarian field in international crises and disasters, and to provide the necessary support to those affected, regardless of color, race, gender, religion or political opinions. Continue Reading »

Israel welcomes 316 new immigrants from Ethiopia

Hundreds of new immigrants arrive in Israel from Ethiopia on the 1st flight of “Operation Zur Israel” (“Rock of Israel”).
– PM Netanyahu: “I can’t remember being so moved by such a distilled sight of Zionism… Welcome to the State of Israel! The Ethiopian community is returning to the motherland, step by step.”

By Sivan Hilaie, Associated Press

 

Hundreds of members of the Jewish community in Ethiopia arrived in Israel Thursday morning as part of Operation Rock of Israel which aims to reunite families and their relatives who have immigrated to Israel in the past.

Thousands of people with Jewish roots waiting in Ethiopia to come to Israel, 2,000 of which are expected to arrive in the Jewish state by January 2021, despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent outbreak of war in the northern Tigray region. Continue Reading »

Israel’s newest corvette missile ship arrives from Germany

It will take around 18 months for Israel to complete installing the latest technologies and weapons systems, 90% of which are uniquely Israeli-made, on the INS Magen, the newest and most technologically advanced Sa’ar 6 class corvette missile ship.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

At the conclusion of a long process of construction and extensive preparation in Germany, the new Saar 6 warship will run up the Israeli flag on Wednesday as it is officially transferred to the Israeli navy. It will then set out on a journey that will end with its renaming as INS Magen in its new home in the Haifa base. Continue Reading »

IRGC commander killed in airstrike smuggling weapons into Syria

The airstrike killing a commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards at the Iraq-Syria border came mere days after Iran’s most senior nuclear scientist was assassinated in Tehran and blamed on Israel’s Mossad by Iranian leaders.

By REUTERS

 

BAGHDAD – An airstrike killed a commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards at the Iraq-Syria border sometime between Saturday and Sunday, Iraqi security and local militia officials said on Monday.

They could not confirm the identity of the commander, who they said was killed alongside three other men traveling in a vehicle with him.

Vehicle allegedly used by Hezbollah targeted by drone near Syria-Lebanon border.

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Obama’s revisionist ‘Promised Land’ stuffed with falsehoods, omissions, inaccuracies

Former U.S. President Obama misleads readers in his new memoir with countless historical inaccuracies, selected omissions and deceptive descriptions that will forever shape a negative perspective of the only Jewish State, which can only perpetuate anti-Semitism further.

Dov Lipman’s

– Obama’s revisionist ‘Promised Land’ 

 

(November 26, 2020 / JNS) I have never criticized former U.S. President Barack Obama publicly—neither during my time in the Knesset nor anywhere else—despite my having disagreed with many of his policies. I am of the strong opinion that Israelis should not engage in or interfere with American politics, and I regularly offer a blanket thank you to all American presidents, including Obama, for their economic and military support for Israel. Continue Reading »

Airstrikes in Syria, attributed to Israel, leave 8 pro-Iran fighters dead

Last night’s airstrikes in Syria attributed to Israel, kill 8, all members of militias & terrorist groups loyal to Iran, including Hezbollah.

By David Rosenberg

 

At least eight people were killed in airstrikes in Syria overnight, a Syrian monitor group reported Wednesday morning.

According to a report by the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, eight people, all foreign combatants, were killed Tuesday night in bombings attributed to the Israeli Air Force.

The dead were members of militias and terrorist groups loyal to Iran, the report said, including the Hezbollah terrorist organization.

All eight of the causalities were said to be foreign nationals. Continue Reading »

Nobel laureate nominates Binyamin Netanyahu for Nobel Peace Prize

Because the Israeli Prime Minister and three others were nominated by a 1998 prize laureate, the Nobel committee is required to convene to consider the nominations.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was nominated Tuesday for the Nobel Peace Prize, for the recent string of peace deals between Israel and moderate Arab states.

The nomination was submitted by Lord David Trimble, a former North Irish lawmaker who was instrumental in the negotiations which led to the Good Friday Agreement of 1998, which effectively ended the conflict between Protestants and Catholics in North Ireland.

Trimble is himself a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, receiving the prize in 1998. Continue Reading »