Report from the Israeli Research and Education group exposes multiple civilian sites in the Lebanese capital that are exploited for the production, storage, and launching of Hezbollah’s medium-range ballistic missiles, all provided by Iran.
By i24NEWS, Ynet
At least 28 missile sites connected to Lebanon’s Hezbollah terrorist organization have been located in civilian areas across Beirut, The Jerusalem Post reported on Monday, citing a report from the Alma Research and Education Center.
The report reveals that the sites are used for the production, storage, and launches of medium-range surface-to-surface ballistic missiles, such as the Iranian Fateh-110 and its Syrian equivalent, the M600. Continue Reading »
Decrying anti-Semitism & racism, former NBA superstar Charles Barkley says, “We can’t allow Black people to be prejudiced also….. I don’t understand how insulting another group helps our cause.”
By Marcy Oster, JTA
Former NBA star and current analyst Charles Barkley has become the latest sports star to speak out against anti-Semitism among Black celebrities.
“Listen, DeSean Jackson, Stephen Jackson, Nick Cannon, Ice Cube,” Barkley said in a video tweeted out by NBA on TNT, where he serves as a studio analyst during pre-game and halftime shows. “Man, what the hell are y’all doing? Y’all want racial equality. We all do. Continue Reading »
The bill, which violates the Taylor Force Act, is earmarked “to restore humanitarian and development assistance to the Palestinians,” despite the Trump administration having ended all funding, since the Palestinians refuse to end paying assassins & terrorists life-long pensions as required by US law.
By JNS.org. and ILH Staff
Report: At $14.5B, Israeli startup exits nearly double in first half of 2019
Restoring US funding to PA has bipartisan support | Illustration: AP
A US House subcommittee included $250 million in funding for Israeli-Palestinian dialogue and Palestinian business development in a $66 billion spending bill passed earlier this week, despite the Trump administration defunding both areas. Continue Reading »
– Palestinian PM Shtayyeh, “If Mr Biden is elected in November, we hope that it will be a totally different dynamic.”
– Campaign spokesman Michael Gwin, “Biden opposes any unilateral action by either side that makes the prospects of a 2-state solution less likely, including annexation, which Biden opposes now, and would continue to oppose as president.”
By Reuters and ILH Staff
Palestinian leaders hope Democrat Joe Biden will tone down Washington’s pro-Israel policies if he becomes US president, and Palestinian-Americans have been pressing his campaign for a change, sources familiar with the efforts have said.
So far, their efforts have had little impact, the sources said. Continue Reading »
The EU human rights court rules the French arrest & conviction of 12 BDS activists in 2010 over distribution of handbills calling for boycott of Israeli goods, ‘lacked any relevant or sufficient grounds’.
– France ordered to pay €27,380 ($31,150) to each BDS activist.
The European Human Rights Court (EHCR) ruled on Thursday that a French criminal conviction against activists involved in a campaign to boycott products imported from Israel had no sufficient grounds and violated their freedom of expression.
France’s highest appeals’ court in 2015 upheld rulings that convicted campaigners on the basis of inciting racism and anti-Semitism. Continue Reading »
The failure of the label bill proposal ended a long anti-Israel campaign by Norway’s pro-Palestinian NGOs to force adherence to decrees passed by the European Court of Justice.
– Oslo legislator stresses that dialogue must supersede boycotts.
By Ariel Kahana
The Norwegian Parliament rejected a motion to label imported Israeli products manufactured in Judea and Samaria, Israel Hayom learned Monday. The bill was presented two weeks ago by left-wing parties, including the Norwegian Labor Party, but was voted down by the coalition parties and other non-affiliated parties in the Oslo legislator.
The European Union’s top court ruled in November 2019 that EU countries must identify products made in Israeli settlements on their labels. Continue Reading »
19 Senate Democrats send a letter to PM Binyamin Netanyahu & Defense Minister Benny Gantz, warning that Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria, Israel’s ancestral homeland, would place Israel at risk.
By Elad Benari
A group of US Senators from the Democratic party have sent a letter to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Alternate Prime Minister and Defense Minister Benny Gantz in which they warn against an Israeli move to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.
Sen. Bernie Sanders claimed the United States is “complicit” in so-called Israeli occupation” and should rethink its military aid to the Jewish state.- Photo/ AP,Mary Altaffer
The letter, sent on Thursday, is signed by 19 Senate Democrats, led by Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT), Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD). Continue Reading »
1500 Rabbis outraged that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wants to keep ‘2-state solution’ viable by pressuring Israel to not apply sovereignty to Israel’s biblical heartland, to resume funding the Palestinians [despite its financing of ‘Pay to Slay’ Jews] and reopen the PLO headquarters in Washington.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
The Coalition for Jewish Values (CJV), representing over 1500 traditional rabbis in matters of public policy, today called upon Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee in the 2020 Presidential race, to withdraw his statement that he would resume funding to the Palestinian Authority despite its ongoing provision of financial rewards to the families of terrorists, and his claim that Israel would ‘jeopardize a two-state solution’ were it to extend sovereignty over Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria. Continue Reading »
U.S. Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib, once again faced accusations of antisemitism and was strongly criticized for her failing to mention the Jews, or Jewish loss, in a Holocaust Remembrance Day tweet.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
US Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), a Palestinian-American politician who has faced accusation of antisemitism and is known as a fierce critic of Israel, was strongly criticized on social media after tweeting a statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) that failed to mention Jews.
Her failure to mention Jews drew strong criticism from political commentators and pro-Israel activists in the United States, including sarcastic replies and outrage from social media users. Continue Reading »
Having already classified the PFLP as a Palestinian terrorist organization by the U.S. & E.U., Khaled Barakat, a senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, has been deemed, ‘Persona non grata’ by Berlin.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
BERLIN – The German government has issued a four-year travel ban against a senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) who allegedly supports terrorism and Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against the Jewish state.
The Palestinian journalist and alleged PFLP terrorist Khaled Barakat, who is based in Canada, said in a webinar in late March that the German authorities imposed a “four-year ban on me entering Germany” because “I support [the Palestinians’] right to resist Israel, call for the liberation of Palestine from river to sea… that I support the Palestinian organization and they name it the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).” Continue Reading »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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
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 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 »