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Jewish families rescued from Yemen granted asylum in Abu Dhabi

The United Arab Emirates, under the direction of the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, facilitated the rescue of the 11 members of a Jewish family in Yemen, whose lives were in imminent danger.

By Yossi Aloni

 

Russian Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar has revealed that the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan (who is de facto ruler of the UAE) accepted his request for Emirati forces engaged in Yemen’s civil war to rescue two Jewish families trapped there (11 people in all).

Russian Chief Rabbi Berel Lazar welcomes rescued Jewish family members. – Photo: WAM/ Emirates News Agency

Rabbi Lazar revealed the rescue in a public letter of thanks to the crown prince that read:

“The noble act of saving lives will further raise the fortunes, with God’s help, of the United Arab Emirates. Continue Reading »

Ohio doctor who promised to give Jews wrong meds surrenders license

Following Canary Mission’s exposure of then medical resident Lara Kollab’s multitude of antisemitic posts on Twitter, the State Medical Board of Ohio has permanently revoked Kollab’s medical certificate, making her ineligible to ever practice medicine in the state.

By i24NEWS

 

The State Medical Board of Ohio has permanently revoked the medical training certificate of a former Cleveland Clinic resident, after a myriad of old antisemitic tweets resurfaced, including one where she suggested she would deliberately give “Jews the wrong meds.”

Former medical resident Lara Kollab has agreed to surrender her medical certificate, and will not be able to practice osteopathic medicine in the state of Ohio, nor attend any other medical training program in the state following scores of anti-Semitic tweets. Continue Reading »

Donald Trump follows Fred with 40 years donating to Jewish causes

Following in father Fred’s footsteps, Donald Trump, who donated generously to resettle the exiled Jews of Gush Katif, Gaza, has given generously to Jewish and Israeli causes for well over 40 years.
– Chronology of donations & awards starting in the 1970’s.

By Dan Feinreich

 

NEW YORK — After seeing so many Jews say such horrible things about him, I decided to look further into Trump’s background to learn more about his feelings toward the Jews. This is what I learned:

On Donald Trump’s Trump Tower office wall is his ‘Tree of Life’ plaque.- Screenshot: attorneys defending israel-blogspot-12/2015

Let’s start with the biggest influence in Donald Trump’s life, his father. Continue Reading »

‘B’ Actress Tweets Israel knew about virus, put ‘lives at risk for profit’

Actress Rosanna Arquette later deleted her ‘blood-libel’ denying that she is anti-Semitic by pointing out the “Holocaust museum honored my husband because he helps survivors.”

By JNS

 

Actress Rosanna Arquette alleged in a now-deleted tweet that Israel “has been working on a [coronavirus] vaccine for a year already” and has put “lives at risk for profit.”

“So Israel has been working on a coronavirus vaccine for a year already? (so they knew it) Vaccines take a long time to know if they are safe and KUSHNER OSCAR is the major investor in the new vaccine that is supposedly coming here. Continue Reading »

American Astronaut sends photo of Israel along with blessings from space

NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir, whose father was brought up in Tel Aviv and fought in Israel’s 1948 War of Independence, tweets amazing photo from the Intl. Space Station, accompanied with insightful blessing.

By Arutz Sheva

 

NASA astronaut Jessica Meir, whose Jewish father fought in the 1948 War of Independence,tweeted her wishes for peace on earth saying with a picture of Israel from space.

“Gazing down at the city in which my father was raised,” Meir wrote, referring to the city of Tel Aviv, “I take to heart one of his most uttered expressions, ‘This too shall pass.’ Wise words to remember, in both good times and bad.” Continue Reading »

Busted: Woman indicted after attacking Israeli on NYC subway

Female NYC antisemite finally indicted for hate-crime, assault on an Israeli woman who interceded when the hostile woman was cursing a Jewish man on a NYC subway in December, telling Fox News, “She was yelling at him, shouting at him, ‘Allahu Akbar’… ‘Allah will kill you.’
– WATCH video

By i24NEWS

 

New York City prosecutors have formally indicted a woman suspected of assaulting an Israeli college student after verbally abusing her on the subway.

Footage of the incident, filmed in late December, shows 38-year-old Zarinah Ali using anti-Semitic epithets including “You f***in’ nasty a** Jews” and “You stinking a** Jew” before assaulting Israeli national Lihi Aharon. Continue Reading »

Iran’s 1968 Jewish Community Bought the Tomb of Esther & Mordechai

In addition to the tomb-purchasing initiative, the Jewish community also planned to build a vocational school named after Cyrus the Great, as well as a hospital and an exhibition dedicated to Cyrus’ achievements.

By CHEN MALUL/NATIONAL LIBRARY OF ISRAEL

 

It is not entirely clear whose idea it was, but in 1968, a vigorous correspondence developed between Jewish representatives in the Iranian parliament and officials from the regime of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Iran’s ruler at the time. The focus of this exchange was an attempt to purchase the Tomb of Esther and Mordechai at Hamedan. The pretext? Celebrations marking the 2,500th anniversary of the Edict of Cyrus, which were to be held in 1971. Continue Reading »

Female Jewish Harvard Club member assaulted by Arab with impunity

Having refused to delete a Facebook post of the incident, now, 28 year-old Jewish Harvard alumna sues the Harvard Club after they revoked her membership and ignored her complaints following the assault on her during a Pro-Palestinian lecture last year.
– VIEW VIDEO

By CELIA JEAN

 

Vanesa Levine, 28, a Jewish member of the Harvard Club, is now suing the institution after claiming that she was assaulted during a Pro-Palestinian lecture, the New York Post reported. The Harvard Club not only dismissed her claims, but subsequently threw her out. Levine is seeking unspecified damages and reinstatement to the club.

Levine and her mother were attending a lecture in February 2019 called “The Hundred Year’s War on Palestine” by Rashid Khalidi, a former press officer for the Palestinian Liberation Organization. Continue Reading »

Israel begins “Eitan” production, first 8-wheeled APC for IDF

With 2 years of testing behind them, the Armored Vehicles Directorate at the Israel Ministry of Defense decided on the production of the ‘Eitan’ APC, equipped with an unmanned 30mm cannon turret & the developed in Israel, ‘Trophy’ advanced defense system, operational for the IDF by the end of 2021.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

The Israel Defense Forces administration began regular production of the “Eitan” – the IDF’s first wheeled armored personnel carrier, resembling the Soviet-era BRDM2 (Combat Reconnaissance/Patrol Vehicle) but an 8-wheeled armored combat vehicle version based on the technology of the Merkava and the Namer AFVs.

It is capable of carrying 12-13 combat soldiers, and was developed and built following the lessons of Operation Protective Edge and is expected to replace the IDF’s veteran M113 APC. Continue Reading »

Jewish student sues Kutztown University for inaction on anti-Semitism

A Jewish student who was forced to leave Kutztown University following her sophomore year over repeated anti-Semitic harassment that went unattended to by the administration, sues the college for “acts and behaviors that caused her great emotional harm.”

By JTA

 

A federal lawsuit alleges that a Pennsylvania university failed to respond to complaints about anti-Semitic harassment, forcing a student to leave the school.

Mezuzah attached to the doorpost.- Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

Cassidy Pyser, in a lawsuit filed last week in federal court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, claims that her former roommate at Kutztown University sent her text messages about the Holocaust and eventually smashed her mezuzah, the scroll of biblical verses some Jews hang on their doorposts. Continue Reading »

Watch: Synagogue arsonist in England gets ‘burnt’

Tristan Morgan, a 52 yr-old ignoramus ignites his own head while ‘meticulously’ trying to burn down the Exeter Synagogue in Devon, the third oldest synagogue in the United Kingdom.

By Mordechai Sones

 

Hospital X-ray technician Tristan Morgan, 52, was arrested at his England home where he was found smelling of gasoline with burns on his hands, forehead, and hair, after attempting to torch the Exeter Synagogue in Devon, England. He pled guilty to arson and two charges under the Terrorism Act following a hearing at the Central Criminal Court (Old Bailey) in London.

CCTV video shows Morgan walking to the back of the synagogue and smashing a window with an axe. Continue Reading »

Palestinians Used Jewish Gravestones for Staircase

REPORT: Arab man from the village of Silwan was arrested for using old tombstones stolen from the Jewish cemetery on the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, to build a public staircase in his Palestinian village.

By David Israel

 

Yuval Segev, Army Radio’s reporter covering the police and Jerusalem, on Monday night tweeted that a PA resident was arrested on suspicion of breaking into the Jewish cemetery on Mount Olives and using old tombstones to build a public staircase in his village.

The investigation was launched following a complaint from City Councilman Arieh King. The suspect denies the charges.

One Segev follower, Shai Lourie, tweeted that if such a thing had happened in Europe it would have opened all the news editions, but on Mount Olives it barely generates a yawn. Continue Reading »

Palestinian Arab detained by PA police & beaten for converting to Judaism

Tricked by his brothers after being threatened to be cut off from his family, Mahmoud Abbas’ security forces apprehend & detain a 50 year-old Palestinian man for two weeks, beating him after learning he had converted to Judaism.

BY JERUSALEM POST STAFF

 

50-year old Palestinian resident of the West Bank was severely beaten by Palestinian Authority security forces after he converted to the Jewish faith , Ynet reported on Tuesday.

The man was arrested two weeks ago and kept in custody after he was asked by his sons to meet them somewhere in the West Bank.

Palestinian police loyal to President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday violently dispersed a demonstration against the Annapolis peace conference, killing one protester, medical officials said.

Continue Reading »

Tenth British MP quits Labour over embedded anti-Semitism in party

In her resignation letter, Jewish Labour MP Dame Louise Ellman, who has been a devoted member of the British Labour Party for 55 years and parliamentarian for more than two decades, says Labour ‘is no longer a safe place for Jews and Jeremy Corbyn must bear the responsibility for this.’

By Ynet and Agencies

 

British Jewish Labour MP Dame Louise Ellman has announced her departure from the Labour Party after 55 years as a member and more than 20 years as a lawmaker, citing rising anti-Semitism within the party since Jeremy Corbyn was elected as leader.

“Under Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, anti-Semitism has become mainstream in the Labour Party. Continue Reading »

Muslim headmaster says ‘Jews have a right to pray on Temple Mount’

A Muslim teacher and headmaster of a school in the Arab town of Tamra, in the Lower Galilee, says that Jews should also have the right to pray on the Temple Mount, admitting, it should be a place of worship for all religions.

By Israel Today Staff

 

The Temple Mount [known to Muslims as Al Haram Ash Sharif] has long been at the center of the Middle East conflict. All three major world religions–Judaism, Christianity and Islam–claim it as holy to their faith. As such, it is much more than just a political flashpoint.

The Muslims control most of the Temple Mount, and use it as a platform for violent protest and to express their displeasure over Israeli politics, and, indeed, the very existence of the Jewish state. Continue Reading »