Archive for The Diaspora

FDA approves coronavirus treatment trials with Israeli drug

With the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval for phase two trials, researchers are hoping that the Israeli drug Aviptadil, will be able to eliminate the so-called Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), the condition responsible for the deaths of about 50% of all COVID-19 patients.

By i24NEWS

 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Sunday has cleared NeuroRx, a US-Israeli pharmaceutical company, and Relief Therapeutics, a Swiss drug development company, for phase two trials for a drug that could take on a deadly condition associated with COVID-19.

The two companies announced that the FDA issued a “study may proceed” letter — which does not amount to a full-fledged drug approval — for the substance to be tried on COVID-19 patients. Continue Reading »

UK Muslims angry after Prince Harry invited IDF soldiers to Invictus Games

Report: Prince Harry has agreed to include Israeli participation in the 2022 Invictus Games, organized by the Duke of Sussex for wounded soldiers, which drew the ire of British Muslims according to The Daily Mail.

By Yulia Karra

 

Prince Harry has drawn ire of UK’s Muslims after it emerged that he invited Israeli soldiers and veterans wounded in battle to participate in a sporting event organized by the British royal, the Daily Mail newspaper reported Sunday.

The Duke of Sussex is the founder of the international multi-sport event, in which wounded, injured or sick armed services personnel and their associated veterans take part in nine sports. 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 »

Canadian Arabic daily claims Israelis bury Arabs alive, removes organs

Canadian authorities continue to allow the Arabic publication to continue, having previously posted that Judaism is a “terrorist religion,” blamed Jews for the Holocaust, glorified suicide bombings and now publishes that Jews bury Palestinians alive and steals their organs.

By Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA

 

An Arabic-language newspaper in the greater Toronto area published an article falsely accusing Israel of burying Palestinians alive and stealing their organs, a Jewish group said.

The Feb. 28 edition of al-Meshwar dedicates a half-page to “The Abuse of the Martyrs and the Manipulation of Their Bodies Are Jewish Commandments and Israeli Directives” by Mustafa Yusuf al-Lidawi, B’nai Brith Canada wrote in a statement Tuesday. Continue Reading »

Israel’s UN Amb. tells AIPAC: ‘Sen. Sanders is a liar or fool, or both’

Israel’s envoy to the UN, invited to address the AIPAC conference, lambasted the Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders for attacking AIPAC, the largest bipartisan pro-Israel lobbying group, and who also went on to call PM Netanyahu a “reactionary racist.”

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

Democratic frontrunner Senator Bernie Sanders defended himself from accusations he is anti-Israel in an interview with Margaret Brennan on CBS News Sunday.

Sanders, who refused to address this week’s AIPAC policy conference, was asked if he thought he would suffer politically for shunning the pro-Israel lobby.

“Yeah, I do. I mean, they have a lot of money. Continue Reading »

VIDEO REPORT: Identity of Rep. Rashida Tlaib backers will shock Americans

The Israel Advocacy Movement investigated Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib’s inner circle and exposed 18 of her closest colleagues, supporters and friends, many posting content exalting the mass-murder of Jews, leaving a serious question on her suitability for the U.S.Congress.

By the Israel Advocacy Movement

 

Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) is a terrorist supporter. She is proud of it and it is no coincidence that 18 of her closest friends & supporters have close & personal terrorist ties.

So, is it healthy to have such a hater, and one whose closest supporters associate with actual terrorists, in the US Congress? Continue Reading »

Palestinian FM ignores European Parliament queries on Israeli captives

Reminding the Palestinian Foreign Minister of the European Parliament’s resolution of 2018 that called for the safe return of all held Israelis, MEP Charlie Weimers’ questions were sidestepped, as the FM called on all EU member states to support the Palestinians against Trump’s “Peace to Prosperity” peace deal.

By LAHAV HARKOV

 

Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki declined to answer what the PA is doing to bring about the release of the four Israeli captives in Gaza, during remarks to the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday.

MEP Charlie Weimers, of the European Conservatives and Reformists group, pointed out that the European Parliament passed a resolution in 2018 that called for the safe return of Israelis Avera Mengistu and Hisham al-Sayed and the remains of IDF soldiers Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul, held by Hamas. Continue Reading »

Aircraft smuggling ton of Venezuelan-Nazi gold forced to land on Aruba

Detained by US agents, the three-man Venezuelan crew was arrested holding gold ingots packed in expensive suitcases, with a value of over 50 million dollars.

Arutz Sheva Staff

 

The Simon Wiesenthal Centre has been monitoring the flow of Venezuelan gold to the Middle East following a claim that some ingots bore Nazi German markings, possibly “Zahngold” (gold teeth pulled from the mouths of Jewish cadavers between the gas chambers and the crematoria).

The Centre’s Director for International Relations, Dr. Shimon Samuels, described “a pursuit that led to a mix of ‘Congo conflict gold’ with Venezuelan shipments arriving on Russian aircraft to Entebbe, Uganda”… “There it was melted into new ingots by a Belgian company. Continue Reading »

Democrat Congresswoman from Minnesota calls AIPAC a ‘hate group’

Rep. Ilhan Omar’s colleague from Minnesota, Rep. Betty McCollum, called AIPAC, the pro-Israel/U.S. advocacy lobby, a “hate group” after the group featured her in “poorly worded” social media ads.

By Ben Ariel and JTA

 

A Minnesota congresswoman has called AIPAC a “hate group” inciting against her after the Israel lobby featured her in an attack ad, JTA reports.

“AIPAC claims to be a bipartisan organization, but its use of hate speech actually makes it a hate group,” US Rep. Betty McCollum, a Democrat, said in a statement on Wednesday.

U.S. Rep Betty McCollum (L) and Rep. Ilhan Omar (R) – Photos: U.S.

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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 »

Iranian couple nabbed in Ecuador using fake Israeli passports

After supplying technical support from Jerusalem, an Iranian couple, both in their 20s, were caught by Ecuador passport control trying to leave for Spain using forged Israel Passports.

By Itamar Eichner

 

Two Iranians have been caught using fake Israeli passports as they attempted to leave the South American country of Ecuador to fly to Spain.

The two, a man and a woman in their 20s, were caught by Ecuador passport control with the forged travel documents, which used personal information of two Israelis – an 11-year-old girl still in possession of her own passport and an adult male who recently reported his passport as stolen. Continue Reading »

MLB cuts all Roger Waters’ tour promotions over antisemitic bias

Major League Baseball agrees to Jewish advocacy groups’ concerns, ends all associations on its platforms with Pink Floyd frontman over his support of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment, sanctions movement.

By Associated Press, Israel Hayom Staff

 

Major League Baseball will not schedule any more advertising on its platforms promoting music artist Roger Waters.

The leadership of the Jewish advocacy organization B’nai B’rith International sent a letter to baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred last month criticizing the sport’s involvement in ticket sales for Waters’ “This is Not a Drill” tour. MLB.com was among the organizations sponsoring ticket pre-sales.

Pig balloon with Star of David from Roger Waters concert 370 – YouTube Screenshot

B’nai B’rith President Charles O. Continue Reading »

European Union High Representative scolds Israel, because EU didn’t

With a quarter of the EU states refusing to pass a resolution condemning Trump’s plan and Israel’s intention to annex the parts of Judea & Samaria [a.k.a. West Bank] included in the “Vision for Peace Conceptual Map,” the new EU foreign policy chief issues his own angry statement.

By Ryan Jones

 

Josep Borrell, the European Union High Representative (the title sounds more impressive than it really is), was clearly among those most offended by US President (now there’s a title with power!) Donald Trump’s Middle East peace proposal.

Earlier this week, Borrell urgently convened the EU to vote on a resolution condemning Trump’s plan and Israel’s intention to use it as a green light to annex large swaths of the so-called “West Bank.” Continue Reading »

Kushner to update UN prior to Abbas’ condemnation of Trump Peace Initiative

A US official said Jason Kushner will travel to New York City to brief the UN Security Council on the White House’s ‘Peace to Prosperity’ plan and the Palestinian leadership’s opposition before the Palestinian autocrat, Mahmoud Abbas, presents a possible anti-Trump resolution.

By TOVAH LAZAROFF, OMRI NAHMIAS

 

US special envoy Jason Kushner may brief the United Nations Security Council about the Trump administration’s “Deal of the Century” ahead of a possible New York visit by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

A US official said, “Kushner will travel to New York on Thursday to brief UNSC Ambassadors on our Vision for Peace.” Continue Reading »