Archive for The Diaspora

Germany to be protected by Israel’s most advanced Arrow 3 defense system

Germany gets approval from Jerusalem to obtain Israel’s Arrow 3 missile defense system, one of Israel’s most advanced defensive systems that has yet to be sold to another country.

By ANNA AHRONHEIM

 

Germany has received approval from Israel and the United States to purchase the Arrow-3 missile defense system, The Jerusalem Post has learned.

German legislators have in the past pushed for Berlin to buy Israel’s Iron Dome system to ward off aerial threats, but on Monday the head of the German Air Force Lt. Gen. Ingo Gerhartz told the Post that the Arrow 3 is the most relevant system for the threats facing the European nation. Continue Reading »

🇮🇱 Israel’s field hospital enters Ukraine 🇺🇦

With every minute counting, construction began on the “Kohav Meir” (Shining Star) field hospital early Saturday and is expected to begin running on Tuesday.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF

 

Work began on the Israeli “Kohav Meir” (Shining Star) field hospital in Mostyska, Ukraine on Saturday, with the hospital expected to begin operations on Tuesday.

A medical delegation is expected to arrive at the hospital on Monday, led by Dr. David “Dudu” Dagan and 60 medical staff members from Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer, Schneider Children’s Medical Center and additional institutions.

Construction of Israeli field hospital in Ukraine, March 19, 2022 – Photos: Kohav Meir Hospital construction team

The Health and Foreign Ministries led the effort to establish the field hospital, with the help of the Schusterman Family Foundation. Continue Reading »

Whoopi Goldberg argues on TV: ‘The Holocaust wasn’t about race’

Digging herself into an even deeper hole during a morning taping of the Stephen Colbert Show, Whoopi Goldberg attempted to control the narrative by explaining her racist comment without offering the apology, that was later scripted for her under advisement. #NoToleranceForAntiSemitism

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA, JERUSALEM POST STAFF

 

In an awkward exchange with her co-hosts on the American TV show The View, actress and producer Whoopi Goldberg said, “The Holocaust isn’t about race,” but rather about “man’s inhumanity to man.”

The panel was discussing a Tennessee school board’s removal of the Holocaust book Maus from its curriculum earlier this month. Continue Reading »

Israeli mentalist tells British rag he can find the Ark of the Covenant

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 »

Fact Check: Biden lied to invited Jewish guests at White House Menorah Lighting

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 »

Britain designates entire Hamas organization as terror group

With the U.K.’s Home Secretary taking this action to outlaw all of Hamas, which seeks the genocide of all Jews worldwide, now their fundraising becomes illegal and anti-Semitic terror as well as their supporters can now be prosecuted, should they peddle their hatred in Britain.

By JNS

 

United Kingdom’s Home Secretary Priti Patel announced that she is seeking to declare the entire Hamas organization as a terrorist group.

While the military wing of Hamas, known as the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, is currently declared a terror group by the United Kingdom, its political wing is not.

Hamas political leader in Gaza and terrorist, Yahya Sinwar instructs Gazans of true intentions to ‘peaceful March of Return.’

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Alabama Cherokee tribe recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s ‘eternal capital’

The Tribal Council of the Northeast Alabama Cherokee unanimously passed a resolution recognizing the “sovereign Jewish nation” of Israel, with Jerusalem as its “eternal undivided capital.”
– Chief Larry Smith, “We have chosen to identify with a people as a people.”

By Larry Brook

 

(Israel InSight) – The Northeast Alabama Cherokee held a ceremony on Sept. 25 in Guntersville, Ala., to establish a relationship with Israel. There, the tribe presented a resolution, unanimously passed by the Tribal Council, recognizing the “sovereign Jewish nation” of Israel, with Jerusalem as its “eternal undivided capital.”

“We vow our full support in the pursuit of the peace of Jerusalem and the Nation of Israel by whichever means may be necessary,” it said. Continue Reading »

Canadian PM hopeful: ‘If I win, I will move our embassy to Jerusalem’

Erin O’Toole, the leader of Canada’s Conservative Party, reiterates pledge to relocate the Canadian embassy to Jerusalem if he’s elected prime minister at the upcoming federal elections in three weeks.

By  Ariel Kahana & ILH Staff

 

Erin O’Toole, the leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, vowed on Monday that if his party wins in the upcoming federal elections, Canada’s embassy in Israel will be moved to Jerusalem.

“This was a commitment I made several years ago,” he told reporters. Continue Reading »

Following Biden’s Afghan fiasco, White House pressure on Israel unlikely

Analysis:
– The Biden White House will have to overcome Jerusalem’s skepticism over the current administration, in the wake of the deadly & politicly humiliating situation in Afghanistan.
– The President will likely avoid pressuring Bennett given the fragile nature of his diverse coalition.
– Israel’s PM will have to ensure that the White House do more than just make empty promises regarding Iran.

By  Prof. Abraham Ben-Zvi

 

On September 4, 1975, following intense negotiations led by President Gerald Ford and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, Israel and Egypt signed the Sinai Interim Agreement. One of the principle stumbling blocks on the way to the agreement was Israel’s concern that the administration wouldn’t honor its commitment to set up an early warning station at Um Hashiba in the Sinai Peninsula manned by 200 American technicians (the station was aimed at providing Israel with up-to-date intelligence on any Egyptian violation of the agreement). Continue Reading »

Israeli S&R crew receives ‘water salute’ for volunteering at Surfside disaster

The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, local & federal task force teams, and family members of the victims, said farewell and ‘Thank You’ to the Israeli delegation that assisted at the Surfside building collapse, where according to authorities, Surfside’s death toll has risen to 90 people, with 31 individuals still unaccounted for.

By Lucas Manfredi, Fox News

 

The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue bid farewell to the Israel Defense Forces delegation Sunday evening as they began their journey home following their assistance with search, rescue and recovery efforts at the Champlain Towers building collapse in Surfside, Florida.

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Israeli units off to assist Florida in search and rescue efforts

United Hatzalah, Israel’s national community-based volunteer EMS organization along with IDF’s National Rescue Unit were sent to Florida with expert psychologists, therapists, a K-9 unit and top engineering experts.

Arutz Sheva Staff

 

Following discussion between the defense establishment, and the IDF with the Florida governor’s office and in coordination with the MFA, Defense Minister Benny Gantz has approved the dispatch of an emergency Homefront Command delegation to Surfside, Florida, consisting of a team of engineering and rescue specialists, to assist in the search and rescue efforts following Thursday’s condo collapse disaster.

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UK Home Office switches ‘Jerusalem’ to ‘Occupied Territories’ on new UK passport

Policy Sabotage Inside the UK Visa and Immigration Department – UK Home Office apologizes, saying, ‘We are urgently investigating how this has occurred and will contact Ms. Balaban about the issuing of a new passport.’

By  JNS and ILH Staff

 

The Foreign Ministry is investigating a report that an Israeli woman had her birthplace changed from “Jerusalem” to “Occupied Palestinian Territories” upon renewing her UK passport.

Ayelet Balaban, a dual Israeli-British citizen who has held a UK passport all her life, said she was shocked upon receiving the new document, according to the Kan public broadcaster.

Ayelet Balaban’s expired passport, which lists her birthplace as ‘Jerusalem’ – Israel’s Kan Broadcasting

According to Balaban, she sent her old passport to England about two weeks ago and received the new one on Monday. Continue Reading »

Bill Maher: Hamas negotiators with Israel stand firm, “You all die”

Late-night comedian ‘mensch’ on American TV?
– Responding to a The New York Times columnist, Bill Maher hits back after Israel is falsely accused of ‘apartheid’ and ‘war crimes,’ with a dash of reality, saying, ‘Hamas’s charter just says they want to wipe out Israel.’

Arutz Sheva Staff

 

“Real Time” host Bill Maher on Friday night defended Israel’s actions during the recent Operation Guardian of the Walls, Fox News reported.

“One of the frustrations I had while I was off is that I was watching this war go on in Israel … and it was frustrating to me because there was no one on liberal media to defend Israel, really,” Maher, 65, said at a panel discussion. Continue Reading »

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y) remains silent as violence against Jews intensifies

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 »

NYT: Recording reveals Kerry told Iran about covert IDF operations in Syria

Either John Kerry is enormously & irresponsibly indiscreet, or he exposed American intel to an enemy state in order to attack Israel, an ally. Unfortunately, it looks far more like the latter, than the former.

By David Rutz

 

The New York Times is taking criticism for “burying” a report that former Secretary of State John Kerry told Iran that Israel had attacked Iranian interests in Syria at least 200 times.

The story focuses on leaked audio of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaking candidly about Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, the powerful branch of Iran’s Armed Forces and a U.S.-designated Continue Reading »