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UNPACKED: Who Are Israelis, Really?

UNPACKED: Who Are Israelis, Really? Do Muslim Arabs Serve in the IDF? Not all soldiers in the IDF are Jewish. In fact, Druze Israelis also participate in the mandatory draft, and many Muslim Bedouins and Christian Arabs in Israel volunteer army service as

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WATCH: Gaza civilians fire mortars at IDF troops | World Israel News

While the mainstream media pushes the 'innocent civilians in Gaza' narrative, non-uniformed 'civilians' are firing weapons at IDF troops from within 'civilian' homes.

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Biden stopped fast tracking US arms to Israel following pressure from anti-Israel Democrats, GOP senator says

Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) is asking the White House to come clean about the status of U.S. arms shipments to Israel and to detail what has been paused in recent months

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‘Obama’s Law’ is bringing destruction and death to most of the Middle East

The former presidents doctrine of “Iran may attack all, but none may attack Iran” is dooming the region

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Believe all women ... except for Israeli Oct. 7 survivors

In their June 7 article in The Times, Catherine Philp and Gabrielle Weiniger chose to whitewash horrific crimes committed against innocent women, effectively further dehumanizing them. 

Politics | Media Bias

Washington Post Foreign Desk, Accused of Pro-Hamas Bias, Teems with Al Jazeera Veterans

The Washington Post is in turmoil—old editor out, new editor in, and a new publisher under siege from a hostile and beleaguered staff. One of the criticisms the paper has weathered as it has bled money and subscribers is that, since Hamas’s Oct. 7 terrori

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

White House Temper Tantrum: Why Did The White House Cancel Its Meeting With Israel?

 The White House decided to cancel a high-level U.S.-Israel meeting after Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted a video claiming the U.S. has been withholding weapons and ammunition to Israel.

Politics | Media Bias

Biden Associate: Israel Must Let Hamas Win

 A Joe Biden associate has just made the stunning and utterly loathsome argument that Israel must give up and let terrorist Hamas — the terror group that slaughtered over a thousand Israelis and vowed Israel’s destruction — declare victory.

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Top Senate Republican demands Biden 'get out of Israel's way'

Senior member of the Senate's powerful Foreign Relations Committee slams Biden administration for holding back arms sales to Israel, 'encourage Hamas to protract the war.'

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TAU: In-depth study in Israel’s Arab society:

TAU: In-depth study in Israel’s Arab society One of every three Arab Israelis: External non-Palestinian body should govern life in the Gaza Strip after the war Over half of the Arab public (51.6%) feel that the prolonged war has generated a sense of

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In conference, ex-hostages recount beatings, fears during Hamas captivity

Former hostages open up about their experiences in Hamas captivity to a crowd of journalists and social media influencers in Sderot, at a conference organized by the Hostages and Missing Families Forum.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

White House stresses Gazan pain on Islamic holiday, contradicts Israel's war aims

"Jill and I wish American Muslims—and Muslims around the world—a very blessed Eid al-Adha," the U.S. president said.

Politics | Opinion

It's Time to Start Using the Term 'Palestinian Civilian' Correctly

As long as the press and world leaders fail to ask these questions, continuing to push unsubstantiated casualty figures, they are empowering Hamas.

Politics | Debunking Lies

Gaza: The Famine Has Been Canceled

Hamas’s desire to maximize Palestinian suffering is well known, but there’s an easy way to tell whether supposed pro-Palestinian advocates share that revolting instinct: How do they react to good

History | History

They Criticized the Entebbe Rescue, Too

The Soviet and Chinese governments denounced what they called “the Zionist aggression.” United Nations Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim charged that Israel had committed a “serious violation of the sovereignty” of Uganda. 

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Hamas terrorists are playing the West for fools

The group’s leaders aren’t interested in the lives of Palestinians, only in their own self-preservation

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Silence in the face of global antisemitism isn't an option anymore

Communities need to realize that antisemitic attacks, while seemingly catalyzed by Israel’s war against Hamas, have relatively little to do with Jews or Israel.

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News June 18, 2024

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News June 18, 2024 Finaloop raises $35 million Series A for e-commerce accounting platform. The Israeli startup’s platform makes all financial data accessible to e-commerce stakeholders, from periodic accoun

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After Gantz exit, Netanyahu disbands War Cabinet

Discussions on the war will continue to take place in a small forum, which will include Netanyahu and three other former War Cabinet members.

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Arnie Draiman: Forever and Eternity: Israeli Art that Highlights Victory During Wartime

Arnie Draiman: Forever and Eternity: Israeli Art that Highlights Victory During Wartime During wartime, artists often channel their creativity to depict both national and personal victories. Through their work, they capture the resilience and spirit of th

Politics | The Left

American Jews must see that the Democratic Party is swiftly becoming institutionally antisemitic

The Democratic Party is swiftly becoming institutionally antisemitic.

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: How to Deal With the Simchat Torah “Problem”

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: How to Deal With the Simchat Torah “Problem” Shavuot is now behind us. Given the Gaza War that Israelis have taken to call the “Simkhat Torah War,” it’s time to start thinking ahead about what to “do” about Simkhat T

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Outrage after IDF announces daily ‘humanitarian pauses' along south Gaza route

The move came a day after eight troops were slain in the Strip's southernmost city of Rafah.

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'Crackhead Barney' harasses Quentin Tarantino at NYC restaurant, calls him 'Zionist piece of s--t': wild video

Anti-Israel activist and profane performance artist “Crackhead Barney” harassed director Quentin Tarantino as a "Zionist piece of s--t" while he was eating a New York City restaurant, video of the incident shows.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 16, 2024

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 16, 2024 The photo is of our local flame tree (delonix regia) which are prolific in Netanya. Every year they transform from their barren state, re-igniting into blooms of fire. They remind us of how the peo

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Jonathan Feldstein: Father’s Day With Hamas Terrorists

Jonathan Feldstein: Father’s Day With Hamas Terrorists It’s not every day that I read headlines at home in Israel and think of classic American folk-rock songs. In fact, it’s never happened before. Until recently.   As I was reading a particula

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Michael Oren: Iron Dome: Israel’s Double-Edged Sword (Part I)

Michael Oren: Iron Dome: Israel’s Double-Edged Sword (Part I) The Almost Impenetrable Dome Clarity with Michael Oren At 6:28 in the morning of October 7, 2023, the coral sky over the Nova dance festival was streaked with rockets. The largest single barr

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How Gaza terror groups manipulate media and spread false narratives

How Gaza terror groups manipulate media and spread false narratives HonestReporting We explain how terror groups like Islamic Jihad spread false narratives and how some Journalists writing for media outlets play along. Don’t believe us? An insider e

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DHS Is Still Paying Former PLO Spokesperson Who Celebrated October 7 Hamas Attack

 Nejwa Ali, the DHS official in charge of vetting asylum seekers who want to come to the United States, was exposed as a former PLO spokesperson and virulent antisemite last October in a Daily Wire exclusive.

Politics | Campus Watch

Santa Monica College professors assign ‘anti-Israel propaganda’

StandWithUs wrote to the public school that requiring students to adopt antisemitic views “is constitutionally impermissible.”

News | The UN

TRUE STORY: UN reconstruction coordinator announces she is moving to Gaza

"I believe you should always work from the field," says Sigrid Kaag, plans to move her residence and offices to the war-torn coastal enclave in mid-June.

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

Poll: 75% of Palestinians ‘satisfied' with Hamas terror war

Fifty-one percent believe that Hamas terrorists are "the most deserving" of leading the Palestinian people.

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The looming choice for diaspora Jews - Melanie Phillips

Apart from any dangers, the political choices they face will make for an uncomfortable ride

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PARSHAT NASO: RAV KOOK on ‘THE VOICE OF PEACE’

PARSHAT NASO: RAV KOOK on ‘THE VOICE OF PEACE’ At the center of Parshat Naso (6:22-26), we find the following instructions to the Kohanim/Priests of Israel: וַיְדַבֵּ֥ר יְהֹוָ֖ה אֶל־מֹשֶׁ֥ה לֵּאמֹֽר׃ The LORD spo

Politics | Judea & Samaria

Israeli forces conclude 18-hour counterterror op in Samaria

Forces discovered and destroyed an explosives laboratory where more than 80 bombs were found, according to the IDF.

News | Israel At War

19,000 Rockets Launched at Israel Since Hamas’s October 7 Atrocities

Hamas and other terrorist groups have launched more than 19,000 unguided rockets at Israel since the October 7 massacre in southern Israel, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said on...

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

Hostages were beaten, abused 'almost every day,' says doctor who treated rescuees

The doctor in charge of treating the hostages rescued from Gaza on Saturday tells CNN that the abductees were regularly beaten by their captors.

Politics | Opinion

Life Hack: If You Don’t Want To Be Killed, Don’t Take Hostages

The reaction to the rescue of four Israeli hostages being held by Palestinians is a microcosm of the past 70 years of this conflict.

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Saving Sinwar – Commentary Magazine

The most important part of the Wall Street Journal’s expose on Yahya Sinwar’s text messages isn’t a message written by the Hamas leader at all. It is, rather, the collapse

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When Jew Hate Doesn’t Count

When antisemites marched through Charlottesville, America was outraged. But when calls to “kill another Zionist now” were heard outside the White House this weekend, the nation shrugged.

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

Two-Thirds of Palestinians Support Oct. 7 Massacre: Poll

Two-thirds of Palestinians support Hamas’s Oct. 7 terrorist attacks on Israel, according to a poll released Wednesday by a survey organization based in the West Bank.

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The inside story of Israel’s dramatic Gaza hostage rescue

The JC can reveal previously unknown details of the daring mission, which was the result of weeks of intelligence work culminating in a 45 minute shoot-out with Hamas terrorists

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Israel And It’s Contribution To The World

Israel And It’s Contribution To The World Thanks to AI-Writer Historical Overview Of Israel’s Development   Israel’s historical trajectory is a tapestry of resilience, innovation, and cultural revival. Established in 1948, Israel em

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Jonathan Sacks z”l – The Pursuit of Peace NASO

Jonathan Sacks z”l – The Pursuit of Peace NASO The parsha of Naso seems, on the face of it, to be a heterogeneous collection of utterly unrelated items. First there is the account of the Levitical families of Gershon and Merari and their tas

Politics | Opinion

Notes from the safest place in Europe for Jews

Hungary’s government is despised by liberals. But Budapest is Israel’s only real ally in the European Union and, as long as Viktor Orbán remains in power, the Jews there are safe.

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CHAOS: Pro-Hamas Group Orders 'Day Of Rage' on NYC - Violence Erupts, Authorities Nowhere to Be Found

 Chaos is breaking out all over New York City, as pro-Hamas groups seek vengeance for the hostage rescue.

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Happening Now: Protests Rage at UCLA As Pro-Hamas Mob Bloodies Security Guard, Drags Around Fake Corpses

 Pro-Hamas protests are raging at UCLA as of this writing, with a large group of roving demonstrators engaged in what the Los Angeles Times ludicrously labels “largely peaceful” activities, like trying to break into buildings, assaulting journalists, bloodying a security guard, and vandalizing school property.

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IsraelHayom: Secular Muslim woman, born in Istanbul, converted and fell in love with Jerusalem

IsraelHayom: Secular Muslim woman, born in Istanbul, converted and fell in love with Jerusalem Artist Leah Gol presents an exhibition in Tel Aviv, painting her spiritual and emotional journey in vibrant and enchanting colors – from the art world in Turk

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Spain is now Europe’s most despicable nation

Spain’s hard-Left pile-on against Israel is a foretaste of dangerous things to come under a Labour government in Britain. Madrid is the latest capital to join South Africa’s obscene accusation of genocide at the International Court of Justice.

Politics | Opinion

The racism of never blaming Hamas for anything

Following the rescue of four Israeli hostages, it is time the Western left gave Hamas some credit for its evil.

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White House Protesters Vandalized Property and Clashed With Law Enforcement, But Police Say No Arrests Were Made

No arrests were made on Saturday when pro-Hamas protesters surrounded the White House and scuffled with police as they advocated for Israel’s destruction, vandalized property, and called on Hamas to continue murdering Jews, the Secret Service and Washingt

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BREAKING: UN Security Council Passes US-Backed Gaza Ceasefire Proposal

 It must be lonely to be Israel these days, with U.S. President Joe Biden undermining the Jewish state at every opportunity as they fight Hamas for their very survival.

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Report: Biden mulling separate deal with Hamas

US reportedly in talks for opening a possible alternative channel for a hostage deal with Hamas that would exclude Israel.

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Shelly Schreter – Thinking About Two States

Shelly Schreter – Thinking About Two States We have a bias in favor of wholeness and completeness, and against partiality and incompleteness. Whatever the problem – a leaky roof, a broken relationship, or budgeting the healthcare system of a count

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CONFIRMED: 'Journalist' Killed by IDF Held 3 Israeli Hostages in His Home, Wrote for US-Based Nonprofit

 In the wake of the Israel Defense Forces' successful operation to rescue four hostages from captivity in Gaza we're learning more about the conditions in which the hostages lived and who housed them, and once again we're seeing that the native "journalists" covering the conflict are anything but neutral observers.

Politics | Media Watch

How Did a Former IDF Spokesperson Not Laugh During This BBC Interview?

 The liberal media’s aphasia concerning Hamas and supposed civilian casualties remains a source of frustration and entertainment. It’s going to be annoying watching all these pro-Hamas media members seethe and cry over some 200 dead Palestinian civilians who were allegedly killed by Israeli forces when they rescued four hostages this weekend.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

A Liberal Commentator Goes Full Antisemite In Tweet About the Israeli Hostage Operation

 Normal people are celebrating the release of four Israeli hostages who were rescued this weekend. With liberal media members and pro-Hamas acolytes, they’re grieving.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 9, 2024

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 9, 2024 his newsletter was compiled before the latest rescue of four hostages from Gaza.  However, all of Israel is celebrating the good news, despite the loss of another Israeli hero. The photo is from on

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Jew Hating CAIR Condemns Israeli Hostage Rescue: 'Horrific Massacre'

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) condemned the Israeli rescue of four hostages, saying Israel committed a "horrific massacre."

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WATCH: Pro-Hamas Protesters Mob Streets of Downtown LA, Chant 'Free Palestine' After Hostages Rescued

 The sun rising on Saturday brought with it welcome news about the hostages who are still being held captive by Hamas terrorists since the attack on Israel on Oct. 7, 2023. As we wrote in several articles, members of Israel's armed forces and police pulled off a daring raid, rescuing four Israelis from their captors in Gaza.

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Biden WH Responds to Israel Rescuing Hamas Hostages in a Maddeningly Predictable Way

 There was some good news this morning when the IDF announced that four people who had been taken hostage during the October 7th Hamas attacks inside Israel had been rescued.

Politics | The Left

'Seems Insurrectiony': Hamas Sympathizers Set Off Smoke Bombs and Flares at White House

 Right after the IDF rescues four hostages who've been held captive by Hamas for 246 days, the pro-Hamas crowd decided it was time to send a message to "Genocide Joe" and the White House, even though President Biden is in France. The theme of the day was red: everyone dressed in red and they blocked off entrances to the White House with a giant red ribbon.

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Watch Briahna Gray Joy Roll Her Eyes While Interviewing Sister of Hamas Captive

 As Twitchy reported Friday, Briahna Joy Gray, who bragged about not being able to get fired, was fired from The Hill.

Politics | Media Bias

CNN Chyron Informs Us Those Four Israeli Captives Were 'Released'

 As we reported earlier, the IDF freed four hostages who were being held in civilian homes in a strike that the Biden administration had told it not to take. Even though President Biden opposed the operation, he took partial credit:

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Israeli Yamam officer Arnon Zamora dies after rescuing hostages in Gaza - The Jerusalem Post

Arnon Zamora was fatally wounded during the rescue operation, which brought back four hostages from Hamas captivity.

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'Operation Arnon’: How 4 hostages were freed from Hamas captivity in central Gaza

Daylight mission to surprise captors; special forces concurrently raid two buildings where hostages held by Palestinian families; rescue vehicle breaks down after coming under fire

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Pelosi: Netanyahu Should Not Have Been Invited to Address Congress — 'This is Wrong'

Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said Friday on CNN's "Inside Politics" that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "absolutely" should not have been invited to address Congress. | Clips

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ANU Museum of the Jewish People at the Tel Aviv Uni.

ANU Museum of the Jewish People at the Tel Aviv Uni. ANU – ” Museum of the Jewish People is the world’s only museum dedicated to telling the unique and ongoing story of the Jewish People, from biblical times to the present. the museum ce

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The Middle East's fateful moment

As northern Israel burns, America is leading the world into a terrible war.

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‘Indefinitely end shipment of weapons, artillery to Israel,’ NAACP tells Biden

The organization’s statement is “a historic betrayal of Jews’ devotion and solidarity in fighting for civil rights for all,” said B’nai B’rith International.

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

Nothing Is Ever the Palestinians’ Fault

The Palestinian cause has one defining feature: the refusal of its champions to accept any responsibility for the situation they’ve made for themselves.

Politics | Opinion

How the Anti-Israel Propaganda Ecosystem Works

The House of Representatives has passed a GOP-led effort to sanction the International Criminal Court over its kangaroo prosecution of Israeli officials. And the timing is perfect: It has just

Politics | Media Bias

Revealed: The Laughable Excuses Given by BBC & CNN for Israel Capital City Mistake

There’s chutzpah, and then there’s the BBC’s explanation for why it should be allowed to incorrectly describe Tel Aviv as Israel’s capital — an

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In Portland, the Intifada Begins in Kindergarten

The local teachers’ union encourages students to resist “Zionist bullies.”

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The Child Soldiers of Portlandia – Commentary Magazine

This is a story of two educational systems heading in opposite directions. In one, lesson plans tell children as young as five to chant genocidal slogans, that terrorism is justified

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CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News June 6,2024

CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News June 6, 2024 SAP acquiring digital adoption platform WalkMe for $1.5 billion. The Israeli company was valued at less than $880 million on Tuesday, meaning the offer of $14 per share represents a 45% premiu

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Inside the Secret Saudi-Israeli Relationship | Unpacked

Inside the Secret Saudi-Israeli Relationship | Unpacked On the surface, Israel and Saudi Arabia seem like sworn enemies, but behind closed doors they’ve secretly collaborated for decades. From covert aid during the Yemeni civil war, to joint efforts

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TAU: Researchers Developed a New Metamaterial that can Detect the Order of External Operations

TAU: Researchers Developed a New Metamaterial that can Detect the Order of External Operations Researchers from Tel Aviv University and Los Alamos National Laboratory have developed a novel mechanical metamaterial that remembers the order of actions perfo

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Is Israel Losing The War? - Joshua Namm

That is a headline I never thought that I’d be typing. But, as I sit here, more than seven months after the worst attack on our people since the Shoah (Holocaust), anyone objective has to wonder what is really going on in this war. I have asked a similar

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The myth of Gaza’s ‘innocent’ majority

So far, not a single civilian in the terrorist enclave has opted to be categorized as a member of the “Righteous Among the Nations.”

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TikTok Executives To Speak at Conference Organized by Group That Has Defended Hamas Attack on Israel and Promoted 'Knife Intifada'

TikTok, the Chinese-controlled social media giant, has denied allegations that it enables anti-Semitic and pro-Hamas content on its platform. That claim will be a tough sell given the company's partnership with an anti-Israel "digital rights" group that d

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Biden deal: “Nearly identical to Hamas’s own proposals”

This is the proposal that Hamas previously accepted and Israel turned down.

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Gabe Ende – They’re even Demanding to Appoint Hillel Directors

Gabe Ende – They’re even Demanding to Appoint Hillel Directors The late George Steiner, a celebrated European Jewish thinker, was an anti-Zionist with whom I nonetheless felt a sense of kinship. He was opposed to the establishment of a Jewish

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Being Them Home: Tie a Yellow Ribbon

Knitters and crafters around the world are reviving a symbol of hope as they wait for the return of hostages taken by Hamas on Oct. 7. Here’s the story behind the ribbon.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 2, 2024

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 2, 2024 Israelis might not have the wisdom of King Solomon, but some of their inventions, innovations, and achievements are extremely clever. Israeli electronic sensors can restore the sense of touch to dam

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: The Problem (& Solution) of Homosexuality in Judaism

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: The Problem (& Solution) of Homosexuality in Judaism The annual Gay Pride event is coming up next week in Tel Aviv. Although a bit more muted than in the past, the ultra-Orthodox and most Orthodox are shunning the festivities with

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Rashida Tlaib Spoke at Event Tied to Terrorists. Will Anything Happen?

 Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) has been really doubling down on anti-Israel, pro-terrorist sentiments. Last Saturday, the Squad member proudly spoke at the "People's Conference for Palestine," with a beaming smile on her face as she was met with loud reaction from the raucous crowd.

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Biden urges Israelis to accept hostage deal, blasting Netanyahu's talk of 'total victory' | The Times of Israel

“At this point, Hamas is no longer capable of carrying out another October 7."

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HonestReporting: Watch-Israel didn’t target a safe zone in Rafah. So what happened?

HonestReporting: Watch-Israel didn’t target a safe zone in Rafah. So what happened?   Almost eight months into the Israel-Hamas war, and the media has learned nothing in regard to blindly reporting Hamas’ propaganda. Although the investigatio

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The Jewish People, And Their Supporters, Who Are Fighting Back - Melanie Phillips

Examples of courage, decency and sanity at a time of madness

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Young new immigrants are flocking to Israel to enlist in the IDF

Young new immigrants are flocking to Israel to enlist in the IDF   They left behind the comfortable life abroad – and decided precisely now, during the war, to immigrate to Israel and enlist in the IDF. Meet them while preparing for enlistment

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Jonathan Sacks – The Rejection of Rejection BECHUKOTAI

Jonathan Sacks – The Rejection of Rejection BECHUKOTAI There is one aspect of Christianity that Jews, if we are to be honest, must reject, and that Christians, most notably Pope John XXIII, have also begun to reject. It is the concept of rejection i

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Bob Dylan’s Pro-Israel Song – Neighborhood Bully

Bob Dylan’s Pro-Israel Song – Neighborhood Bully We need to hear it again for the generation(s) that are too woke to get it. Bob Dylan’s forgotten pro-Israel song from album Infidels, released on October 27, 1983, ‘Neighborhood Bully’ la

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CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News May 29, 2024

CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News May 29, 2024 Remember your ICQ number? The story behind how the messaging platform gave birth to startup nation. In a month, after 28 years of activity, the ICQ messaging platform will be shut down. Its sa

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Joe Biden’s Empty ‘Ironclad’ Promises to Israel

President Biden is “pausing” US arms shipments to Israel because he does not want a full-scale pursuit of Hamas into Rafah. Too many civilians would be harmed, he warned. Hamas must be gleeful. The terror group hides among and under Gazan civilians precis

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Jonathan Feldstein – Recognizing Palestine

Jonathan Feldstein – Recognizing Palestine If you’re keeping score, to date 138 states have recognized the ‘State of Palestine,” most recently Ireland, Norway, and Spain. This begs the question, what are they recognizing?   They have reco

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Steve Kramer – You don’t get objective news

Steve Kramer – You don’t get objective news Israel supposedly has a public relations problem. But the underlying reason for this perception is that mass social media maximizes anti-Israel events and barely reports incidents from a non-biased persp

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 26, 2024

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 26, 2024 One of the traditional International ways to show respect to someone is to remove your hat on greeting them. So the expression “Hats off to Israel” is very appropriate for those who appr

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig Surreal: Israel, the Jews, and the World at Large

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig Surreal: Israel, the Jews, and the World at Large The Surrealist movement in art is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Unfortunately, the rest of the world itself seems to be moving ever more in a surrealist direction –

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How the Hamas pogrom galvanized Israel’s enemies

Hostility to the Jewish state goes wide and deep, apparently further than some thought before Oct. 7.

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Jonathan Sacks – Minority Rights BEHAR

Jonathan Sacks – Minority Rights BEHAR One of the most striking features of the Torah is its emphasis on love of, and vigilance toward, the ger, the stranger: Do not oppress a stranger; you yourselves know how it feels to be strangers, because you

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UNPACKED: What Does “From the River to the Sea” REALLY Mean?

UNPACKED: What Does “From the River to the Sea” REALLY Mean?   What does the slogan “From the River to the Sea, Palestine will be free” really mean? What are the historical and geographic roots of the phrase and the practical implicat

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CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News May 21, 2024

CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News May 21, 2024 CyberArk makes bold move with $1.54 billion acquisition of Venafi. The Israeli company is purchasing the machine identity management company from Thoma Bravo as it looks to combine Venafi’s

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 19, 2024

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 19, 2024 There were so many positive Israeli news articles for public consumption last week, but you had to look beyond the negative front-page headlines.  Which is why you read this newsletter, of course.

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Jonathan Sacks – The Duality of Jewish Time EMOR

Jonathan Sacks – The Duality of Jewish Time EMOR Alongside the holiness of place and person is the holiness of time, something parshat Emor charts in its deceptively simple list of festivals and holy days (Lev. 23:1-44). Time plays an enormous par

Politics | Woke Education

They Teach Third Graders To 'Decolonize' Themselves. They Also Advise a Prominent California Public School District.

For most kids, third grade is spent learning concepts such as fractions, long multiplication, and telling time to the nearest minute. For the Liberated Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum Consortium, an education consulting group, it's spent pursuing a differ

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

FAFO: Sonoma State President on Leave for INSUBORDINATION After Anti-Israel Email

 Perhaps some sanity is being restored in the campus protest. Mike Lee, president of Sonoma State University in California, is on leave following an email he sent. One that announced a deal with campus protesters that included an academic boycott of Israel.

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48,000 California Student Workers Vote to Strike Due to Protest Crackdowns

 If you want to see what happens when the inmates are running the asylum, just wait until the 48,000 graduate student teaching assistants, researchers, and other student workers go on strike at the 17 University of California schools.

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Why Has Biden Betrayed Israel? Look at His New Special Counsel

 Third grade used to be about learning to write in cursive and mastering multiplication tables. In the America that the left has given us, it’s a different story, as we can see from a ghastly incident that just took place in Savage, Minn.

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The Woke Jihad

In April, a long-haired flower child on the campus of Princeton University was captured on camera. The picture, posted on social media, shows him sitting on his guitar case, guitar

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“Israel, you are not alone.” – The late Rabbi Sacks

“Israel, you are not alone.” – The late Rabbi Sacks “Israel, you are not alone.” In 2002, the late Rabbi Sacks delivered a poignant speech in London, which today resonates more deeply than ever with the people of Israel. Am Y

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Michael Oren: Reflections on Peoplehood, Democracy, and Grief

Michael Oren: Reflections on Peoplehood, Democracy, and Grief Clarity with Michael Oren I proudly serve as president of the Hadas Malka Foundation that assists the needy and bereaved families of the Israel Border Police. The foundation is named for a youn

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Islamic Preachers in US Escalate Antisemitic Rhetoric Amid Gaza War, Campus Protests

Several Islamic preachers and other authority figures in the US have been leveraging their positions in recent weeks to disseminate hateful messages about Israel and the Jewish people, contributing to a global surge in antisemitism that has reached record

Politics | Politics

Meet the Jihadi Inside the White House

 What do Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), and Presidentish Joe Biden's National Security Council all have in common?

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Report: U.S. Withholding 'Sensitive Intelligence' on Hamas From Israel | Newsmax.com

The Biden administration is willing to share valuable information regarding the whereabouts of Hamas's leadership and tunnels to stave off an Israeli invasion of Rafah, according to the Washington Post.

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Shelly Schreter – Response to Another Critique of Israel

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Biden offers Israel location of Hamas leaders and other perks if IDF stops Rafah op – report | World Israel News

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If ‘Never Again is Now,’ We Must Finish the Mission in Gaza

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Was This a Biden State Department Briefing or a Hamas Press Conference?

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 5, 2024

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VIDEO: Portland State University Library Closes After Anti-Israel Protesters Trash Building

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Pro-Palestinian Activists Rally at UCLA as Police Prepare to Remove Encampment

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News May 1, 2024

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Columbia students tried to delay mob takeover of Hamilton Hall, but say 'police never came'

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Did the Biden Regime Green-Light Arrest Warrants for Israeli Leaders, Including Netanyahu?

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White House Insists Biden Has Been 'Very Clear' About His Position on Pro-Hamas Campus Chaos

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Biden’s America: Jewish Students Advised to Flee Columbia University for Their Own Safety

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Google Employees Protesting Business with Israel Arrested After More Than 8 Hours in CEO's Office

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The Washington Post Tries to Turn Supporters of Terrorism Into Victims

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