Israeli strikes in Gaza focused mostly on Hamas’ weapons factories, missile launching capabilities, Hamas’ naval operational headquarters and their underground tunnels.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
A total of 105 rockets were fired into Israel between Tuesday and Wednesday, most by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad with some minor participation from Hamas, the IDF confirmed on Wednesday morning.
In response, Israel countered with approximately 16 airstrikes, mostly on Hamas positions, to hold the group responsible for what occurs in Gaza.
IDF Spokesman Brig.-Gen. Daniel Hagari said that despite an apparent ceasefire starting around 5:30 a.m. “all options are on the table” should any Palestinian group fire additional rockets at Israel. Continue Reading »
Kanye West goes on to tweet that he can’t be antisemitic, “because black people are actually Jews also.”
By MICHAEL STARR
American rapper Kanye West threatened Jewish people about a supposed conflict with him over a Jewish agenda and said that he couldn’t be antisemitic because black people are Jews also, in a now-removed tweet on Sunday morning.
Screenshot taken before its removal by Twitter
West, who had been largely inactive on Twitter until recently, shared a screenshot of a Forbes article relating how he had migrated to the social media platform from Instagram, which had restricted his account over apparent antisemitic remarks. Continue Reading »
Since the early 19th century, archeologists have been drawn to Jerusalem to determine the validity of the Bible and their excavations discovered definitive connections of Jews to the Land of Israel as far back as 3000 years ago.
By David Billet
Sometimes the dirt that lies beneath our feet can contain the answers to the questions that we have always been seeking. Since the early 19th century, archeologists have been drawn to Jerusalem to determine the validity of the Bible and the historical connection of the Jewish People to this disputed land. While once seemingly impossible, ancient artifacts have been uncovered that definitively proves the Jewish connection to the land of Israel and enables us to witness the Biblical stories from the past before our eyes today. Continue Reading »
Uri Geller tells Daily Star tabloid that when he reveals the location of the Ark of the Covenant, it will create an “archaeological and theological earthquake.”
By Damian Pachter
Israeli mentalist intends to reveal the location of the Ark of the Covenant, Britain’s Daily Star tabloid reports.
The Star ran the latest Geller intrigue as its Sunday cover story under the headline “Uri Geller and the Temple of Spoons.”
According to the Star, Geller posted on Twitter that he knew where the Ark was and when he released the information, it would be “an earth shattering historical tsunami and an archeological and a theological earthquake.” Continue Reading »
In an article to The Atlantic, Jewish actor Joshua Malina calls on Hollywood to rethink working with “well-known Jew-hater” Mel Gibson, who is accused of calling Jews “oven dodgers,” “Hebes” and “Jew boys.”
By GADI ZAIG
Actor Joshua Malina, known for his roles on TV series such as The West Wing, The Big Bang Theory, Scandal and Shameless, called on Hollywood on Thursday to “cancel” known filmmaker and actor Mel Gibson over his alleged antisemitism.
Writing an article for The Atlantic, the Jewish actor responded to news of Gibson directing the fifth installment of the Lethal Weapon franchise, saying that he is a “well-known Jew-hater” and that “you couldn’t pay me enough to work with Mel Gibson.” Continue Reading »
Speaking to invited Jewish Americans during a Menorah lighting ceremony, President Biden falsely claimed he went to Israel during the Six Day War to act as a “liaison”… not the way to celebrate Hanukkah!
By Grant Atkinson
President Joe Biden held a menorah-lighting ceremony at the White House on Wednesday night to celebrate Hanukkah. But instead of honoring Jewish Americans, Biden used the moment to repeat a lie about his past.
According to the National Review, Biden told a story about his supposed trip to Israel during the Six-Day War.
“I was saying to a couple of younger members of my staff, before I came over, about the many times I’ve been to Israel,” Biden said. Continue Reading »
Op-ed. The shameful tolerance for violence against Jews is horribly indisputable, as Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and fellow Democrat leaders disappear into silence.
By Larry Gordon
No matter how it is spun, in the world at large the Jewish people are stuck in a conundrum that has us determined to win, but not to win by too much.
This debate or conflicted approach to the recent battle between Israel and Hamas has once again the matter of Israel’s strength and military superiority. As absurd as it is on its surface a great deal of the recent debate revolved around the issue as to whether Israel has the right to defend itself. Continue Reading »
French Supreme Court of Appeals upheld previous rulings that Muslim, Kobili Traore, cannot stand trial for murdering Jewish, Dr. Sarah Halimi, because he was too high on marijuana to be criminally responsible.
By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ
(JTA) — Relatives of a Paris woman who was killed by her neighbor while he spewed anti-Semitic slurs and was high on marijuana have lost their final appeal to have the killer tried.
In its decision Wednesday, the Court of Cassation’s Supreme Court of Appeals upheld rulings by lower tribunals that Kobili Traore cannot stand trial in the 2017 killing of Sarah Halimi because he was too high on marijuana to be criminally responsible for his actions. Continue Reading »
With at least 15 falsehoods succinctly articulated in a letter below on behalf of the Zionist Organization of America, former President Obama knew or should have known, millions of his readers will be horribly misled into drawing false & negative conclusions about Israel and the Jewish people.
Dear Mr. Dohle and Ms. McIntosh:
We write on behalf of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), the oldest and one of the largest pro-Israel organizations in the U.S. The ZOA is a leader in fighting against antisemitism and anti-Israel bias wherever these problems arise.
Having received complaints from our supporters and conducting our own review, we are deeply concerned about the factual inaccuracies, material omissions and outright falsehoods contained in one of your recent publications – “A Promised Land” by former U.S. Continue Reading »
Steven Spielberg’s movie on the Holocaust undid decades of lies, inspired me to go see Auschwitz for myself and taught me that the truth will eventually come to light.
– In Iran, I was taught to hate Israel and Jews. Then I watched Schindler’s List.
By Omid Safari
I am an Iranian, born in Iran one year after the Islamic Revolution in 1980. I spent my entire childhood there and was schooled in its educational system, which is designed by an extremist Islamic cult known as the Islamic Republic of Iran. Throughout those years and up until today, anti-Semitic and anti-Israel dogma pervaded the society and was taught in all school and university textbooks. Continue Reading »
Arab squatters cause irreparable damage as they illegally turn an Iron Age Jewish settlement, on a Samaria archeological site, into their private residence.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
Near Hermesh in northern Samaria lies a registered archeological site called ‘Khirbet Parsin’, which preserves the biblical name ‘Peresh’ (descendants of Menashe) and the Talmudic name ‘Kfar Parshai’.
The remains of a large Iron Age settlement were discovered at this site, including a mikveh (ritual bath), burial caves and complex underground systems from the Second Temple period, as well as impressive buildings from the Ottoman period. Sadly, these important finds have joined the list of antiquities sites suffering from damage and destruction. Continue Reading »
Anne Neuberger, the National Security Agency’s director of the U.S. Cyber Command since 2019, is said to be named deputy national security adviser for cybersecurity in Biden’s incoming National Security Council.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is expected to appoint Anne Neuberger, an Orthodox Jewish woman, to serve in a newly created cybersecurity position on the U.S. National Security Council.
The expected pick was first reported by Politico on Wednesday. The Biden transition team and the National Security Agency declined to comment to the outlet about Neuberger’s expected appointment.
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Anne Neuberger of Baltimore, an Orthodox Jewish woman, was tapped in 2019 to head the National Security Agency’s new Cybersecurity Directorate.
Stopantisemitism.org, a nonprofit that tracks antisemitic activity, announced Nerdeen Kiswani, a law student at City University of New York’s (CUNY) Hunter College, as “antisemite of the year.”
By SARAH BEN-NUN
Nerdeen Kiswani is a law student at City University of New York’s (CUNY) Hunter College. On Tuesday, Stopantisemitism.org, a nonprofit that tracks antisemitic activity, announced her as “antisemite of the year.”
Kiswani previously co-founded and served as president of the Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) chapter, a pro-Palestinian activist group largely active on college campuses.
“Antisemitism is a serious problem that requires serious consequences for those who promote it,” said Liora Rez, Stopantisemitism.org’s Continue Reading »
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 »
Group of anti-Israel Jews invites anti-Semites & anti-Israel activists to discuss how to be more effective in their anti-Israel criticisms without being labeled antisemitic. JVP’s December panel on antisemitism includes ‘token Jew’.
By EVE YOUNG
After an announcement that US Congresswoman Rep. Rashida Tlaib will participate in a panel on antisemitism along with others previously accused of antisemitic or anti-Israel statements, event host Jewish Voice for Peace is drawing criticism for their selection of speakers.
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Louis Farrakhan supporter and Sharia law advocate Linda Sarsour (2nd from Right) stands with Rep. Rashida Tlaib (2nd from Let) holding a map where they have replaced the State of Israel with Palestine.