Tag Archive for pro-Israel

Arabs Turn to Social Media to Praise Israel for Confronting Iran, Striking Syria

Mainstream media is neglecting how Arabs are turning to social media, acknowledging a common foe in Iran & Hezbollah, and how it’s bringing Israel and much of the Arab world together.

By Israel Today Staff

 

While Syria, Iran and Russia are busy threatening Israel over its alleged strike on an Iranian air base in central Syria, much of the Arab world is encouraging the Jewish State to keep up the pressure.

Most of the Arab world views Iran as a major threat, just as Israel does. The Islamic Republic seeks regional hegemony, and its military foothold in Syria is cause for serious concern. Continue Reading »

VIDEO REPORT: 31 Female Jewish ‘Media Magnets’ Visit Israel, Posting To Their Followers

With 31 entertainers and media professionals from North America broadcasting their experiences, these ‘Media Magnets’ participants use their platforms to share inspiring Jewish values and hopefully, spread positive messages about Israel to their combined audiences of 10+million followers.

By the Arutz Sheva Staff

 

Leading entertainers and media professionals from North America participated recently in an exclusive Jewish women’s-only “Media Magnets” Trip to Israel, in coordination with the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project (JWRP).

The group of 31 women explored Israel through a media lens, connecting to Israel’s media professionals and broadcasting their experiences to their combined audiences of 10+million followers.

Among these North American media magnets are Michaela Watkins, the star of Hulu’s hit series “Casual”; Erica Ehm, founder of Yummy Mummy Club, Canada’s leading parenting site; and Cailli and Sam Beckerman, twin fashion bloggers who are brand ambassadors for Chanel, Coach, and Disney, among others. Continue Reading »

Revealed: Ex-WH Chief Strategist Steve Bannon vehemently anti-Palestinian

Steve Bannon reportedly texted a friend on May 3 about ditching upcoming meeting with Mahmoud Abbas, “I’m not going to breathe the same air as that terrorist.”

By i24NEWS

 

United States President Donald Trump’s outgoing chief strategist boycotted a meeting with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in May, branding him a “terrorist”, Vanity Fair reported on Sunday.

Ex-WH Chief Strategist Steve Bannon (R) & ex-WH Chief of Staff Reince Priebus. (L) – Photo: Gage Skidmore\Wikimedia

“I’m not going to breathe the same air as that terrorist,” Steve Bannon reportedly texted a friend on May 3, when the Palestinian Authority President was in town to meet his newly minted US counterpart. Continue Reading »

Christian groups collaborate for TV series called, “Why Israel Matters”

 

Trinity Broadcasting Network produced the 13-part original series in the Holy Land, featuring a multitude of guests, it sets the record straight on the Jewish State and explores “Why Israel Matters” & why it plays such an important role in the world.

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A partnership of Christians groups have collaborated to create a series called “Why Israel Matters,” which intends to set the record straight on Israel and the Jewish state.

Christians in Defense of Israel (CIDI), Liberty Counsel and the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) produced the 13-part original series that demonstrates the crucial importance of the Jewish state to Christians, to the United States and to the world in general. Continue Reading »

Pro-Palestinian reporter explains how covering conflict changed his mind

 

After a year working and living in Israel as a journalist covering  the conflict with the Palestinians, New England born & raised Hunter Stuart was forced to rethink his positions after seeing first-hand the truth about the conflict.

A View From The Frontlines, By Hunter Stuart

 

IN THE summer of 2015, just three days after I moved to Israel for a year-and-a-half stint freelance reporting in the region, I wrote down my feelings about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. A friend of mine in New York had mentioned that it would be interesting to see if living in Israel would change the way I felt. Continue Reading »

Trump signs Exec Order: UN orgs that recognize Palestinian state lose US funding

 

NYT reports Trump’s executive order would halt all US funding to any UN body or agency that recognize the Palestinian Authority or PLO as a full member state.

BY MICHAEL WILNER, TOVAH LAZAROFF

 

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump is preparing an executive order that would halt all US funding to UN agencies that recognize the Palestinian Authority or Palestine Liberation Organization as a full member.

The move, first reported in the New York Times, would create a committee tasked with reviewing US aid to the international bodies and programs. The order specifically calls for a review of aid to UN peacekeeping efforts. Continue Reading »

Trump’s replacement of John Kerry tells Senate: “Israel is our most important ally”

 

WATCH: Trump’s Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson, blasts the Obama administration’s attitude towards Israel, telling the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that Kerry’s speech criticizing Israel was “quite troubling.”

By  Elad Benari

 

Rex Tillerson, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Secretary of State, on Wednesday stressed the importance of the U.S.-Israel relationship, and condemned the outgoing Obama administration’s decision not to veto UN Security Council Resolution 2334, which criticized Israeli construction in Judea, Samaria and Gaza.

Speaking at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Tillerson said the resolution was “not helpful” and “undermines” the conditions for peace talks to continue, reported The Washington Post. Continue Reading »

UK follows US interpretation of ‘antisemitism’ in new pro-Israel policy

 

In following America’s lead, Britain’s new definition of antisemitism looks like the UK is returning to its overtly pro-Israel policies of years long gone.

By Tsvi Sadan

 

The love-hate relationship between the UK and Israel is well known.

One could dwell on the many setbacks of British policy toward the Jewish state. The 1937 partition plan proposed by the Peel Commission, the infamous 1939 White Paper that restricted Jewish immigration to mandatory Palestine, and the present anti-Israel vitriolic from Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

These are sufficient examples of British hate toward the Israel.

But Britain has another side, the one that has produced the 1917 Balfour Declaration that proved foundational to the rebirth of the Jewish state. Continue Reading »

Family disowns niece of Arafat deputy after inking ‘Israel’ on her back

 

Born in Ramallah, Sandra Solomon moved to Canada, converted to Christianity, became a vocal critic of Islam and is a staunch defender of the Jewish State.

By i24news

 

The niece of one of the founders of the ruling Palestinian Fatah party was disowned by her family after moving to Canada, converting to Christianity and inking “Israel” in Hebrew letters on her upper back, the Ma’an news agency reported.

Toronto resident Sandra Solomon, 38, was born a Muslim in Ramallah and is the niece of Saher Habash, one of the top Palestinian operatives during the Second Intifada and a key aide of late leader Yasser Arafat. Continue Reading »

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister: “Rest in peace President Shimon Peres.”

 

Not for the 1st time, the Bahraini foreign minister posted a surprising comment devoid of unreserved criticism for the Jewish State in wake of Peres’s death: ‘Peres was a man of peace & war.’
– Iraqi Kurds erect mourning tent: ‘Peres assisted the Kurds.’

By Roi Kais

 

Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa paid his respects to former President Shimon Peres who passed away overnight Tuesday after suffering a stroke two weeks ago.

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“Rest in peace President Shimon Peres, a man of war and a man of the still elusive peace in the Middle East,” Al Khalifa wrote on his Twitter account. Continue Reading »

Israeli Arab Muslim Attacked Over Pro-Israel Facebook Photo

 

Persevering after being attacked by fellow Arab for posting Israeli flag on Facebook, Khaled Abu Mokh says many more Arabs do love Israel.

By Israel Today Staff

 

Khaled Abu Mokh is an Israeli Arab Muslim who loves the Jewish state. He works at a hotel in Jerusalem, together with a number of other Israeli Arabs. Last week, one of those Arab co-workers violently attacked Abu Mokh over his pro-Israel stance.

Khaled Abu Mokh being treated for a head-wound in hospital. – Photo: JNi Media/Facebook

The confrontation began when a fellow Arab co-worker used his coffee break to surf Facebook, where he saw that Khaled’s profile picture included an Israeli flag.
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Palestinians were ‘invented’ to cause trouble for Jews

 

view videoWild Bill For America: “By far the most creative invention of Islam is the Palestinian: a person who has never been seen before in the modern world who supposedly lived in a nation that never existed… And the Palestinian came into existence with the express purpose of causing trouble for Israel.”

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

A man calling himself Wild Bill described his support for Israel in a video that’s been seen about 280,000 times on YouTube.

“We all know that Islam is giving the world a lot of things that will be long remembered. They invented the fine art of skyjacking, suicide bombers and taqiya – the art of lying to infidels,” he began. Continue Reading »

Israel’s Christian Minority Stands Firmly With Israel

 

There is no apartheid, “Israel is the only island of safety that allows [Christians] freedom & democratic rights,” insisted Khalloul, pointing out that under the Palestinian Authority, Christians do not enjoy anywhere close to the rights & quality of life enjoyed by Israeli Christians.

Israel Today Staff

 

As a leading representative of the Holy Land’s reborn Aramaic Christian community, Shadi Khalloul this week penned for the Gatestone Institute a summary of where Israel’s Christian minority stands today.

(Father Gabriel Naddaf with) Lt. (Res.) Shadi Khalloul (seen standing on Netanyahu’s left) has been interviewed by and written for Israel Today on several occasions.

(Father Gabriel Naddaf with) Lt. (Res.) Shadi Khalloul (seen standing on Netanyahu’s left) has been interviewed by and written for Israel Today on several occasions.

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Interview With Muslim & Christian Girls Volunteering For the IDF

 

Listening to these young Muslim & Christian Arab girls who are volunteering for the Israeli army in ever greater numbers, you wouldn’t still think Israel is a racist, apartheid state.

By David Lazarus

 

Young Muslim girls are joining the fight, on Israel’s side! These courageous young women have a unique and important story to tell, and together with a growing number of Christian Arab girls, they are breaking new ground joining ranks with the Israeli army.

Combat Women Warriors in the IDF – Photo source: Israel Today

When Private ‘A’, one of the Muslim girls now serving in the IDF decided to enlist, her parents refused to support her. Continue Reading »

#BDSfail: Austrian student association rejects BDS, rebukes American & British universities

 

Rejection of BDS by the University of Vienna student group is believed to the first major European student organization opposing all the anti-Semitic & anti-Israel academic initiatives in Europe & the US.

 

Berlin – Student association at the University of Vienna issued a statement on Wednesday, declaring their opposition to every form of anti-Semitism, including the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) movement targeting Israel.

Members of the young Jewish community attend a commemoration ceremony for Holocaust victims in front of the synagogue in Vienna [File] – Photo: REUTERS


“As student representatives it is important for us to criticize the academic boycott against Israel, which entirely excludes Israeli academics,” the student council of the University of Vienna said. Continue Reading »