Donald Trump follows Fred with 40 years donating to Jewish causes

Following in father Fred’s footsteps, Donald Trump, who donated generously to resettle the exiled Jews of Gush Katif, Gaza, has given generously to Jewish and Israeli causes for well over 40 years.
– Chronology of donations & awards starting in the 1970’s.

By Dan Feinreich

 

NEW YORK — After seeing so many Jews say such horrible things about him, I decided to look further into Trump’s background to learn more about his feelings toward the Jews. This is what I learned:

On Donald Trump’s Trump Tower office wall is his ‘Tree of Life’ plaque.- Screenshot: attorneys defending israel-blogspot-12/2015

Let’s start with the biggest influence in Donald Trump’s life, his father. Continue Reading »

Watch: Israel Police laser system destroys Palestinian terror-balloons

With 32 successful interceptions yesterday, the new ‘Lahav Or’ system uses laser bursts to explode incendiary and/or explosive terror-balloons launched by Palestinian terrorists from Gaza.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

The IDF’s new ‘Lahav Or’ laser system located and intercepted 32 incendiary and explosive balloons which were launched from the Gaza Strip at Israel yesterday, including one interception which caused the balloon to explode in midair.

‘Lahav Or’ system uses lasers to intercept incendiary and explosive balloons – Screenshot: Israel Police Spokesperson Division

This is the first system of its kind in the world, developed under the leadership of the Israel Border Police and physicists from Optidefense, a firm which specializes in electro-optics and lasers. Continue Reading »

Israeli Jets Fly Over Dachau & 1972 Munich Olympic Massacre Site

Israeli Air Force F-16s and German Eurofighters fly over the Nazi camp memorial and airfield where 11 Israeli athletes were brutally massacred by Palestinian terrorists during the 1972 Olympics.

By The Associated Press

 

German and Israeli Air Force jets flew over the former Nazi concentration camp Dachau on Tuesday in tribute to the Jews and others killed there during the Holocaust.

Two Israeli F-16s and two German Eurofighters escorted an Israeli Air Force Gulfstream G-550 carrying the commanders of both air forces over the camp memorial outside Munich, while a third Eurofighter filmed the formation from the sky.

German and IAF jets fly in formation over the Fuerstenfeldbruck airbase in commemoration of the Israeli victims of the 1972 Olympic massacre .-

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Palestinian terrorist shot dead during knife attack in Jerusalem’s Old City

UPDATED with Police CC VIDEO: A 19 yr-old border policeman was moderately wounded by a Palestinian terrorist Monday evening near the Lions’ Gate to the Old City of Jerusalem.
– The assailant, neutralized by the police, succumbed to his wounds.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

An Arab man attempted to stab a border police officer in a suspected terror attack in the Old City of Jerusalem Monday night. The attack took place near the Lions Gate.

One officer was moderately wounded in the attack.

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Israeli watchdog warns Lebanese civilians of 28 Hezbollah missile sites in Beirut

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 »

Beirut Port explosion exposes suspicious “labyrinth network of tunnels.”

As images and videos shown world-wide of the exposed underground openings at the blast-site by SkyNews and Russia’s Sputnik News, the Lebanese Armed Forces have continued to deny the existence of the tunnels.

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

 

Videos circulating online, as well as rumors and reports, indicate that “tunnels” have been found in the wake of the Beirut explosions. Some have asserted that this is evidence of Hezbollah “tunnels” storing weapons at the Port of Beirut, while others think they were used for human trafficking. Both SkyNews and Russia’s Sputnik News claimed there was a “labyrinth network of tunnels.”

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Unscheduled port visit with ammonium nitrate years ago led to Beirut’s disaster

A Russian ship transporting 2,750 tonnes of highly combustible ammonium nitrate was to be delivered to a Mozambique explosives maker, but was diverted in an unscheduled stop to Lebanon, where it was subsequently stored in a manner not in accordance with accepted safety standards in a Beirut port hanger.

By Reuters

 

The chemicals that went up in flames in Beirut’s deadliest peace-time explosion arrived in the Lebanese capital seven years ago on a leaky Russian-leased cargo ship that, according to its captain, should never have stopped there.

“They were being greedy,” said Boris Prokoshev, who was captain of the Rhosus in 2013 when he says the owner told him to make an unscheduled stop in Lebanon to pick up extra cargo. Continue Reading »

WATCH: IDF neutralized four in Syria planting bomb on Israeli border

An IDF Spokesperson confirmed the simultaneous fire by an awaiting commando team that hit an unidentified squad of four terrorists placing explosives inside the Syrian frontier on Israel’s border.

By Reuters

 

The Israeli army on Monday said it targeted a group of four people who had planted explosives along the border fence with Syria on the Golan Heights.

Soldiers spotted the group near a frontier outpost overnight and, backed by air support, “fired simultaneously towards the squad of four terrorists, a hit was identified”, the military said.

On the right the four men squad is identified, on the left is the confirmed hit.

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Israeli synthetic cornea could restore eyesight to millions worldwide

The first implants of the Israeli startup CorNeat Vision’s synthetic cornea, which bio-integrates with the host’s eye, has received approval to conduct clinical trials on patients at Beilinson Hospital in central Israel.

By ILH Staff

 

The Israeli startup CorNeat Vision has received approval to conduct clinical trials of a synthetic cornea that bio-integrates with the human eye.

The Health Ministry-approved trial of the CorNeat KPro will be run at Beilinson Hospital in Petach Tikva on 10 patients suffering from corneal blindness who are either not candidates for or have experienced one or more failed cornea transplants, the company announced last week. Continue Reading »

Israel’s ‘no longer kept secret’ flightpath to the Arabian Gulf

According to ‘Aviation Bridge’ CEO, the private Israeli airline has recently begun advertising its executive jet flight services from Israel to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE.

By Itay Blumenthal

 

Business and privet jets flying from Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport to the United Arab Emirates are a fairly regular occurrence, although such flights have been usually kept under wraps. But now that the two countries have begun to cement their relationship, such flights are no longer kept secret.

This is the case with private Israeli airline “Aviation Bridge,” which has recently begun advertising flights to the Persian Gulf States on their website, including Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Continue Reading »

Israel: IDF will destroy Lebanese infrastructure if Hezbollah attacks

IDF goes on high-alert after Israel’s Defense Minister orders his generals to prepare plans that ‘neutralize’ Lebanese infrastructure in a quick-response retaliatory strike should Hezbollah, now a major party in Lebanon’s government, fulfill its vow to attack Israel.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

Defense Minister Benny Gantz (Blue and White) on Thursday ordered the IDF to prepare a response targeting Lebanon, in case Hezbollah harms IDF soldiers or Israeli citizens, Israel Hayom reported.

According to the report, the IDF was ordered to destroy Lebanon’s infrastructure in the case of a Hezbollah attack on Israel.

Hezbollah fighters hold flags as they attend the memorial of their slain leader Sheik Abbas al-Mousawi in Tefahta village, south Lebanon.

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PA’s collapse provides potential “Peace & Prosperity” for Palestinians

A former senior US adviser on Islamic Affairs for the Pentagon says Israel should allow the breakdown of the Palestinian Authority to happen, so that a new generation of non-PLO leaders can replace the existing, autocratic, kleptocracy.

By  Ariel Ben Solomon , JNS and ILH Staff

 

Despite US President Donald Trump’s release of the “Peace to Prosperity” Mideast plan earlier this year to help resolve issues associated with the decades-long conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, it remains clear that no negotiations between the two parties are on the horizon amid a Palestinian boycott of the Trump administration.

Given this and the ongoing discussion of Israel’s imminent move to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria, questions are being raised over the viability of Palestinian Authority, especially as Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, 84, has once again threatened to cut off security cooperation with Israel over the move. Continue Reading »

Tense hour in Northern Israel: 3 Hezbollah terrorist killed attempting attack

Cleared for Publication: Squad of Hezbollah terrorists chased back into Lebanese territory after IDF forces catch them attempting to infiltrate Israel to extract revenge for death of operative killed in Syrian weapons’ depot missile attack.
– Terrorists reportedly killed; IDF soldiers & Israeli civilians safe & sound.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

At least three terrorists (maybe 4) from Hezbollah attempted to infiltrate Israeli territory from Lebanon Monday afternoon, the IDF has cleared for publication.

Watching Lebanon’s border near Har Dov. – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

IDF spotters observed the terrorists in the midst of the infiltration attempt and called combat soldiers to the scene. Continue Reading »

IDF reinforces troops on Lebanese border following Hezbollah threats

IDF’s spokesperson reports the military is increasing infantry troops in the North after Asharq al-Awsat newspaper quoted Iran-backed group admitting they plan to retaliate for the Hezbollah fighter’s death during the alleged Israeli attack in Damascus on Monday.

By Daniel Salami

 

The Israeli military said Thursday it was reinforcing the country’s northern border with infantry troops after the Hezbollah terror group threatened to retaliate for the killing of one of its fighters in an alleged IDF raid in Syria earlier this week.

The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said the additional deployment is done “in accordance with the situational assessment” and that life of local farmers and holidaymakers is not expected to be affected. Continue Reading »

UNCOVERED: Israel arrests 10 Palestinians in Iranian terror plot

Released for publication: Israel’s Shin Bet security agency says it foiled the plans of an Iranian and Hezbollah run Palestinian terror cell, working under the guise of a PA humanitarian aid agency, to kidnap an IDF soldier in order to force the release of jailed Palestinian terrorists.

By Yoav Zitun

 

Israel has uncovered an Iranian-backed terror cell operating under the guise of a humanitarian aid agency in the Palestinian Authority-run West Bank, officials from the Shin Bet security service said Tuesday.

The discovery of the cell by the Shin Bet and IDF prevented terror attacks planned for the West Bank, the officials said. Continue Reading »