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Arab newspapers interested in Israeli opinions, translate, republish op-ed

The opinion piece, penned by Israeli Middle East researcher, Dr. Nirit Ofir, was translated into Arabic from the Hebrew daily Israel Hayom by 3 prominent Arab language newspapers: Bahrain-based Al Ayam, Saudi Arabia-based Al Arabiya,and the London-based Al-Quds Al-Arabi.

By  Neta Bar

 

News outlets in the Arab world have historically tended to ignore the Israeli media, but that appears to be changing as the process of rapprochement and steps toward normalization with the Gulf states have opened the door for Arab countries to more openly examine the Israeli viewpoint.

Such was the case this week when an op-ed published by Israel Hayom was covered by at least three prominent Arab newspapers. Continue Reading »

Archaeologists in Israel announce location of biblical city of Ziklag

The Philistine town of Ziklag may have been found near the southern Israeli town of Kiryat Gat, where a team of Israeli & Australian archaeologists think they have located the biblical city where young David hid from King Saul prior to traveling to Hebron, where he was anointed King of Israel.

By JNS, Israel Hayom Staff

 

The Israeli Antiquities Authority, Hebrew University in Jerusalem and Macquarie University of Sydney, Australia, have announced the discovery of what they believe is the biblical city of Ziklag, the Philistine city in which according to the Bible the young David took refuge from King Saul. Continue Reading »

Israel Police detain 4 Palestinians for violations on Temple Mount

Totally ignoring a closure order issued by the Jerusalem Magistrates Court, four Palestinians were detained when transporting room dividers as they continued to carry out illegal construction under the Islamic Waqf’s direction, creating a new mosque at the Golden Gate, the fifth on the Temple Mount, Judaism’s holiest site.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

On Sunday night, four suspects were detained at the Temple Mount’s Golden Gate after police officers spotted four men transporting room dividers, intended for installation in the ancient structure recently transformed into the Temple Mount’s newest mosque.

This past March, Regavim, a non-government organization dedicated to the preservation of Israel’s resources and sovereignty through equal and universal law enforcement, petitioned the Supreme Court against the Waqf’s illegal activity at the Temple Mount’s oldest structure. Continue Reading »

London: Armed assailant arrested for trying to behead Jewish man

In the latest rash of violent anti-Semitic attacks in London this week alone, a knife-wielding suspect was running, yelling, ‘I’m going to chop off your head,’ as the Orthodox Jewish man ran for his life.

By David Rosenberg

 

An Orthodox Jewish man was threatened with beheading after he was confronted by a knife-wielding man in London Monday.

The incident occurred in the Whitechapel section of London Monday morning, when a 34-year-old man accosted an Orthodox Jewish man in his 40s who was walking down the street to his place of work.

Flag of terror organization Hezbollah is hoisted during anti-Israel demonstration in London.

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Holocaust Survivor: AOC deserves “Nobel Prize in stupidity”

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “doesn’t want to learn — she’s looking for excuses… I would like to nominate her for the Nobel Prize in stupidity,” confessed 93 yr-old Holocaust survivor, Ed Mosberg.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF

 

Ed Mosberg, a 93-year-old Holocaust survivor from New Jersey, has called on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to be removed from Congress for her comments comparing the migrant detention centers in the south of the United States to Nazi concentration camps.

“She should be removed from Congress,” he told the New York Post. “She’s spreading antisemitism, hatred and stupidity.”

He insisted that there were major differences between the detention centers and concentration camps.

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Life Changing Stories: Discovering You’re Jewish on Parent’s Deathbed

Story #1: 20 years ago, Mariusz Robert Opałko from Krakow, Poland, discovered from his mother Halina in the hospital, just days before she died, that she and his father were both Holocaust survivors, revealing that his father is a Cohen and that their real last name is Lederman.

By Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA,

 

In a few months, Simone Azoubel will realize a lifelong dream and move to Israel with her husband.

A 56-year-old Jewish woman from Recife in northern Brazil, Azoubel is brushing up on her Israeli slang as she prepares for her aliyah, the Hebrew word for immigration by Jews to Israel. Continue Reading »

Putin inaugurates memorial to Jewish resistance fighters in Nazi camps

Russian President Vladimir Putin, “The Holocaust is a non-healing wound, a terrible lesson, a warning to all current and future generations.
“Such tragedies, crimes against humanity cannot, should not be forgotten.”

By  Reuters , Israel Hayom Staff

 

The crimes of the Holocaust will never be forgiven, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday at the inauguration of a memorial dedicated to the Jewish resistance in Nazi concentration camps and ghettos.

Russian President Vladimir Putin at the opening ceremony of the monument to the heroes of resistance in the fascist camps and the Jewish ghetto (Moscow, the Jewish Museum and the Center of Tolerance) – Photo: Embassy of Russia in Israel

Standing on stage next to oligarch Viktor Vekselberg, the monument sponsor, and Chief Rabbi of Russia Berel Lazar, Putin said, “Mass killings of people which turned into an industry are a beastly crime of Nazism that cannot be forgiven. Continue Reading »

Uber cans Arab driver for kicking Jewish women from car

An Uber driver in Los Angeles claiming to be a Palestinian Arab kicked two Jewish women out of his car after they told him they had just come from a pro-Israel celebration.

By Marcy Oster/JTA

 

An Uber driver in Los Angeles who said he was Palestinian kicked two Jewish women out of his car after learning they were coming from an Israel Independence Day celebration.

The incident occurred on May 19, the Los Angeles Jewish Journal reported.

The Celebrate Israel Festival — the self-described largest Jewish happening in Los Angeles — marks “70 Years of Zionism, Innovation and Entrepreneurship” – Photo: The Jewish Journal [unattributed]

The driver, named Mustafa, asked the women where they were coming from after they sat in the back seat. Continue Reading »

For 50 years, Trumps remain generous donors to Jewish, Israeli causes

From father Fred, who donated the land for the Beach Haven Jewish Center in Flatbush, NY, to son Donald, who donated generously to resettle the exiled Jews of Gush Katif, Gaza, the Trumps have given generously to Jewish, Israeli causes for well over 50 years.

By JNi.Media

 

Israeli media have reported several important donations made in years past by both the late Fred Trump and his son, now President Elect Donald Trump.

Some 50 years ago, real estate developer Fredrick Trump donated the land for the Talmud Torah of the Beach Haven Jewish Center at 723 Ave. Z in Flatbush, NY, as can be seen from a promotional image released by that institution. Continue Reading »

Germany capitulates to anti-Semitism – AGAIN!

Following the German commissioner on anti-Semitism’s remark that he “cannot advise Jews to wear the kippah everywhere all the time in Germany,” Israeli President Rivlin says that’s a “capitulation to anti-Semitism” reflecting the danger to Jews being in Germany.

By AFP

 

President Reuven Rivlin said Sunday that Germany’s warning to Jews on the dangers of wearing kippot was a “capitulation to anti-Semitism” and evidence Jews were unsafe there.

Germany’s government commissioner on anti-Semitism, Felix Klein, said in an interview published Saturday he “cannot advise Jews to wear the kippah everywhere all the time in Germany,” due to increasing anti-Semitism and anti-Jewish attacks there. Continue Reading »

By foot from Ethiopia via Sudan, Vered is inspired by parents’ sacrifice

Incredible story of sacrifice and the inspiration of a child, Vered Achihon, now 39, who walked to Israel with her parents from Ethiopia via Sudan, on a perilous journey spanning months.
– Today, Vered oversees the assimilation of new immigrants to Israel from 80 countries.

By Koby Lieberman

 

Thirty-five years ago, Vered Achihon made an exhausting journey. Along with her parents and five brothers, she left Ethiopia, passed through Sudan on foot, and arrived in Israel. Today, as the Director of Social Integration for all residents of Jewish Agency Absorption Centers, she shares her story with them and models the values that lead to smoother absorption into Israeli society. Continue Reading »

NYT Int’l posts anti-Semitic cartoon of Trump & Netanyahu

The International edition of the New York Times admits their caricature had antisemitic tropes and admits it was an ‘error of judgement’ to publish it. (… ya think?)

BY SETH J. FRANTZMAN

 

The New York Times International Edition ran a cartoon of an apparently blind US President Donald Trump wearing a yarmulke being led by a dog with a Star of David for a collar and with a face of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on April 25.

NYT antisemetic photo on article

The cartoon was part of its Opinion section and appeared next to a column by Thomas Friedman about immigration. Continue Reading »

Muslim Zionist exposes those who only know, ‘How to defame Israel’

Once anti-Zionists feel defeated in speaking with Zionists, or they feel they’re not winning the topic they started, because they’ve refused to accept historical facts, they begin abusing the other speaker & begin using foul language against and about the Jewish people.

– Let’s Defame the Jewish State of Israel

By Noor Dahri

 

During the many years since I started talking with my fellow Muslims about their baseless arguments against the state of Israel, I could see them arguing without knowledge. I could tell they know nothing about Israel. They had a few topics to discuss, “illegal settlements, Gaza being blockaded, unlawful occupation and Israeli operations against Hamas, the Holy Land belongs to Palestinians and Palestinians are indigenous habitants of the land.” Continue Reading »

Lithuania blocks Holocaust denier David Irving from entering

Lithuanian Foreign Minister says, “Holocaust denial and praising Adolf Hitler is a crime in Lithuania. Persons who spread these ideas are not welcome in our country.”

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

Lithuania has moved to blacklist Holocaust denier David Irving to prevent him from entering the country should he try to do so later this year, the country’s Foreign Minister, Linas Linkevicius, told AFP on Tuesday.

“Holocaust denial and praising Adolf Hitler is a crime in Lithuania. Persons who spread these ideas are not welcome in our country,” stressed Linkevicius.

Lithuanian Foreign Minister, Linas Linkevicius (left) and British Holocaust denier David Irving (right).

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WATCH: Netanyahu Opens Up on ‘Life, Liberty & Levin’ News Program

Ahead of Tuesday’s Israeli elections, Fox News host and conservative radio & TV pundit, Mark Levin, urges Israelis to go out and vote Likud, endorsing Binyamin Netanyahu for 5th term as Prime Minister.

By David Rosenberg

 

Mark Levin, a popular conservative pundit and Fox News television host, has endorsed Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s reelection bid, and called on Israeli voters to back the incumbent premier in his effort to win a fifth term as Israel’s head of government.

Netanyahu, whose Likud party is narrowly trailing the Blue and White party of ex-IDF chief Benny Gantz in the final pre-election polls, received Levin’s endorsement on last week’s Wednesday evening edition of The Mark Levin Show radio program. Continue Reading »