Palestinian terrorist of Tel Aviv attack found hiding, killed in shootout

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With over 1,000 security personnel, Israel Policemen, Border Police Guard, IDF Special Units and others searched throughout the night for the gunman that opened fire into Tel Aviv nigh-spots, killing 3 and injuring at least 15 more.

By i24NEWS

 

The gunman who opened fire at a bar in Israel’s central city Tel Aviv on Thursday night was shot and killed by Israeli security forces early Friday morning after a manhunt throughout the city.

Aftermath of Palestinian terror attack at Tel Aviv cafe. – Screenshot: Israel Police documentary film

Israel’s internal security agency Shin Bet said officers found the man hiding near a mosque in Jaffa, south of Tel Aviv, and killed the man in an ensuing gunfight. Continue Reading »

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 »

3rd Palestinian Terrorist attack in a week; 5 Israelis murdered in Bnei Brak

Tensions in the country are running high following two previous Palestinian terror attacks in the past week; the first in Be’er Sheva in which four people were killed, and the second in Hadera, in which two others were murdered.

By Ynet

 

At least five people were killed and another was critically wounded in a suspected terror attack in the city of Bnei Brak, just east of Tel Aviv.

Police said the gunman was a 27-year-old Palestinian Diaa Hamarsha, an Islamic Jihad military operative, from Jenin area in the West Bank. He was jailed in an Israeli prison in the past and worked in Bnei Brak illegally. Continue Reading »

Two police officers die while killing 2 Israeli Arabs in Hadera terror attack

Two police officers hear automatic fire, respond quickly, neutralizing 2 terrorists who opened fire in coastal city of Hadera, then die from their wounds. Another 6 civilians injured.
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By David Rosenberg

 

Two police officers were killed in a terrorist shooting attack in the coastal city of Hadera Sunday evening.

According to initial reports, five people have been wounded, including two police officers, when two terrorists carrying automatic weapons opened fire on passersby on Herbert Samuel Street in Hadera.

The ZAKA emergency response organization said that three people were treated at the scene, including one in serious condition and two in moderate condition. Continue Reading »

HISTORIC: 🇸🇬 Singapore commits to opening embassy in Israel 🇮🇱

After decades of ‘good and special relations between the two countries’, Singapore and Israel sign Memorandum of Understanding, agreeing to finally open an Embassy of Singapore in Israel. 

By Israel National News

 

Singapore will establish an embassy in Israel, as part of a series of agreements reached between the two governments, Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Monday afternoon.

Vivian Balakrishan, Singapore’s Foreign Minister, traveled to Israel this week, meeting with his Israeli counterpart, Yair Lapid, on Monday.

Balakrishan also met with Israel’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology Orit Farkash-Hacohen, with the two signing a memorandum of understanding on cross-border cooperation and on artificial intelligence. Continue Reading »

Iranian drones heading to Israel were shot down over Iraq

The two armed Shahed-136 kamikaze drones that were on their way to Israel in a reprisal mission, were intercepted & downed in mid February by int’l coalition jets near Erbil Iraq.

By ANNA AHRONHEIM

 

Two Iranian drones shot down over Iraq last month by American fighter jets were set to explode in Israeli territory, the defense establishment has confirmed.

Truck-mounted Shahed-136 drone launcher. – Screenshot

The drones, which were downed by the international coalition close to Erbil in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, were said to be Shahed-136.

Prior to the foiled attack, which occurred on February 14, Israeli security officials had been on high alert over fears of an Iranian response to a series of Israeli attacks on Iranian targets as part of the IDF’s war-between-wars campaign. 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 »

Israeli Laser Weapon Tests Successful, IDF Begins Procurement

Israel’s ‘Iron Beam’, the first-of-its-kind defensive laser-system will be highly cost-efficient, as each use would cost just a few dollars as opposed to a single Iron Dome interceptor missile that cost tens of thousands of dollars.

By Yoav Zitun

 

The Defense Ministry announced on Thursday it would be signing a contract in the coming days to begin procurement of an experimental high-end, laser-based rocket defense system.

In the framework of the deal, state-owned defense contractor Rafael Advanced Defense Systems would supply the Israeli Air Force with the very first laser launchers to the tune of hundreds of millions.

The ground-based laser system — dubbed Iron Beam — was originally planned to generate a high-power laser beam at a volume of about 100 kilowatts in a bid to neutralize a host of airborne threats, including rockets, mortar shells, drones and missiles. Continue Reading »

Biden knows Iran has 3000 ballistic missiles, some nuclear capable

White House is moving to give Iran $100’s of billions AND a legal pathway to the bomb, that will make Iran an existential threat to Israel…says U.S. General to Israel’s top 3 military leaders.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF

 

Iran has more than 3,000 ballistic missiles, many of which can reach the State of Israel, commander of the United States Central Command Gen. Kenneth McKenzie said on Tuesday.

McKenzie, who is retiring from the military soon, was in Israel last week and held talks with Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Defense Minister Benny Gantz and IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kohavi. Continue Reading »

Exposed: IDF aircraft destroyed hundreds of drones in Iran

Disclosed by a media outlet aligned with Hezbollah, in mid-February, 6 Israeli drones attacked an airbase in western Iran, destroying warehouses storing hundreds of Iranian-made attack drones.

By David Rosenberg

 

Israeli forces devastated an Iranian airbase recently, destroying hundreds of drone aircraft in a massive airstrike, Ha’aretz reported Tuesday morning.

According to the report, six Israeli drone aircraft carried out an attack on an airbase in western Iran near Kermanshah in mid-February, destroying hundreds of drones.

The launch of loitering munitions, known as “suicide drones,” during a military drill at an undisclosed location in central Iran. –  Image released on January 6, 2021 by the IRANIAN ARMY OFFICE – Photo: AFP Hand Out.png

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Fleeing Hebron, Palestinian siblings want to convert to Judaism

Growing up in a culture of threats, abuse, and honor killings, a Palestinian Muslim teen sought out her half-brother for help, ending up in Israel with him, with both planning to convert to Judaism and joining the IDF.

By Israel National News

 

Born to the same father but different mothers, Saddam and Sadden Awoudeh were never close growing up.

The two half-siblings, both raised as Muslims in the Palestinian Authority-controlled section of the city of Hebron, were born twelve years apart, and saw little of each other growing up.

Over the last year, however, the two have been brought together – in part by their shared plans to convert to Judaism. Continue Reading »

Russia Perfected Disinformation Ages Ago, Against Israel

Putin’s KGB training hasn’t gone to waste. His disinformation campaign while invading Ukraine appears much more effective than his generals’ battle plans... just as the KGB’s invented ‘Palestinian narrative’, when they created a people who never existed.

By Ziva Dahl

 

Amnesty International recently released a widely debunked report of recycled false accusations of racism (apartheid) against Israel. Few will read this diatribe, but collaborators will gladly headline it in mainstream media and spread these lies to millions on social media.

This follows the December 2021 U.N. vote to fund a permanent special commission devoted solely to delegitimizing the Jewish state as a perpetrator of war crimes and human rights abuses against Palestinian Arabs. Continue Reading »

Ukraine asks Israel to mediate with Putin to end the war

“You [Israel] are a unique country. You are the only democracy that has great relations with both, with the Russian leadership and the Ukrainian leadership.”

By TOVAH LAZAROFF

 

Ukraine wants Israel to use its tight ties with Moscow to help sway Russian President Vladimir Putin to halt the invasion of Ukraine which began on Thursday morning.

He had been in touch with ambassadors from the European Union and was scheduled to converse with the United States Ambassador to Israel Tom Nides.

Ukraine’s Ambassador to Israel Yevgen Korniychuk in Tel Aviv – Photo/ TOVAH LAZAROFF, Deputy Managing Editor of The Jerusalem Post.

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For centuries archaeologists proved Jews are indigenous to Israel

Since the early 19th century, archeologists have been drawn to Jerusalem to determine the validity of the Bible and their excavations discovered definitive connections of Jews to the Land of Israel as far back as 3000 years ago.

By David Billet

 

Sometimes the dirt that lies beneath our feet can contain the answers to the questions that we have always been seeking. Since the early 19th century, archeologists have been drawn to Jerusalem to determine the validity of the Bible and the historical connection of the Jewish People to this disputed land. While once seemingly impossible, ancient artifacts have been uncovered that definitively proves the Jewish connection to the land of Israel and enables us to witness the Biblical stories from the past before our eyes today. Continue Reading »

Israeli Arab Gov’t Member: ‘Israel is not an apartheid state’

Ra’am Party leader and Israeli Knesset Member Mansour Abbas, has rejected the claim that the State of Israel was guilty of being apartheid, pointing out the obvious, that his Israeli-Arab party was a member of the current Israeli government.

By TOVAH LAZAROFF

 

Ra’am Party leader and Israeli Knesset Member Mansour Abbas, has rejected the claim that the State of Israel was guilty of the crime of apartheid within its sovereign borders.

“I would not call it apartheid,” he said during a virtual talk he gave at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy on Thursday.

He pointed out the obvious, that he led an Israeli-Arab party that was a member of the government’s coalition. Continue Reading »