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Politics | Politics

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

Politics | Media Bias

No, Media, Israel Didn't Strike a Refugee Camp in Rafah

An independent military investigation is underway to ascertain exactly what happened following an Israeli airstrike on two senior Hamas commanders in

Politics | Opinion

Egypt must pay a price for its sponsorship of Hamas

Since Oct. 7, it has become clear that Egyptian President Abdel Fatah el-Sisi has been playing Israel for a fool.

Politics | Debunking Lies

The case against Israel has just collapsed

By rights, this should be the moment that the humanitarian case against Israel’s campaign in Gaza goes into terminal collapse. From now on, there can be no equivocation. Those who persist in opposing the war based on the number of civilian casualties are

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

Hamas reaped hundreds of millions off Gaza aid since Oct. 7

Despite the ongoing conflict, Israel has repeatedly stressed that "there are no limits on the amount of humanitarian aid that can enter Gaza."

Politics | Opinion

Why has Gallant abandoned Israel’s war goals?

Since the failed peace process began in 1993, the General Staff became a stakeholder in the success of its “partner,” the Palestinian Authority.

News | News

One-third of journalists killed in Gaza were affiliated with terrorist groups

The U.S. head of Reporters Without Borders acknowledged that the NGO applied different standards for Gazan and Israeli journalists killed during the war

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Biden claps for ‘immediate, permanent ceasefire’ at Morehouse graduation

The commencement speaker also said that "both sides have suffered heavy casualties since Oct. 7."

News | Israel Around The World

Buried facts about the Gaza war

Connect the dots: It’s America and Iran against Israel

News | News

Arab Israelis march in Galilee in solidarity with Gaza

The march, in which protesters shouted anti-Israel slogans and waved Palestinian flags, coincided with Israel's 76th Independence Day.

News | Israel At War

Netanyahu slams Gallant demand for Palestinian control of post-war Gaza

"I am not willing to exchange Hamastan for Fatahstan," Netanyahu said in a video statement responding to his defense minister.

Politics | Opinion

The Meaning of Israeli ‘Independence’ – Commentary Magazine

“There is no question that this year, our Yom Ha’atzma’ut celebrations are different,” Israeli President Isaac Herzog said in an Independence Day message to Jews abroad. And indeed, the Jewish

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Faithful and Fortified: The Rebbe and the IDF

The inside story of the Rebbe’s involvement in Israel’s security, as told by its defense and government leaders.

News | The UN

0% chance they’re not lying: UN blames ‘fog of war’ for major overcounting of Gazan child deaths

“It’s outrageous that only seven months later, the United Nations is questioning the Hamas-supplied casualty numbers,” an HonestReporting board member told JNS.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Biden and the Danger of Hitting the First Domino

The spin cycle regarding President Biden’s decision to withhold certain weapons from Israel seems to have settled on the idea that it’s mostly symbolic. It won’t put Israel in existential

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Biden's arms embargo against Israel is a national disgrace

The President of the United States hasn’t just abandoned Israel, he’s abandoned common sense

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Biden's Bomb 'Pause' Will Cause Israeli Soldiers to Die in Booby-trapped Buildings

Biden's decision to withhold bombs will cause more IDF soldiers to die in booby-trapped buildings that would otherwise have been bombed.

Politics | Opinion

The West is proving that Islamist terrorism works

What would be the worst foreign policy message imaginable? There are many contenders, but the frontrunner has to be simply that “terrorism works”. Once this lesson has been learnt, the door will be open to years of violence against us. It’s called appeasement, and history has taught us where it leads.

Politics | Opinion

Elder Of Ziyon - Is the US really this stupid?

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

News | Israel At War

“Both Sides” and “Innocent Civilians”: The Psychological Effect of Language in the Gaza War

Why the U.S. diplomatic concept of “evenhandedness” is morally wrong - “Both Sides” and “Innocent Civilians”: The Psychological Effect of Language in the Gaza War

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Lloyd Austin Confirms U.S. Withholding Arms from Israel over Rafah

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin confirmed that the U.S. is withholding a shipment of weapons to Israel over concerns about Rafah.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Biden betrays Israel with Hamas ‘deal’ that wasn’t

Joe Biden betrayed Israel last night.

Hamas announced with great fanfare that it had accepted a ceasefire proposal. There were celebrations in Gaza, and the White House said it was “reviewing” the deal.

Politics | Politics

Israel's Enemies Are America's Enemies | National Review

Israel’s very existence and key U.S. interests hang in the balance — we have a duty to maintain peace through strength.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Biden’s duplicitous history against Israel – www.israelhayom.com

  Joe Biden is, once again, at loggerheads with Israel. This has been brewing for decades. Biden infamously admitted telling

Politics | Debunking Lies

Gaza Health Ministry Cannot Provide Names for More Than 10,000 It Says Have Died

The Gaza Ministry of Health cannot provide names of more than 10,000 of the 34,000 individuals it says have died during the war between Israel and Hamas. While the Health Ministry conceded earlier this...

News | Israel At War

"If they're at the beach, the war is over. And if the war is over, let's admit the war is over."

Watch now | That, more or less, is what some Israelis dumbstruck by the photos of Gazans at the beach are now saying. We share portions of one such column by a well known and highly regarded Israeli journalist.

Politics | Debunking Lies

This Is No Genocide

Under no definition is Israel committing genocide. According to John Spencer, Chair of Urban Warfare Studies at West Point, "Israel has implemented more precautions to prevent civilian harm than any military in history".

Politics | Politics

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

 If a Wednesday report in the Israeli media is accurate, this is one of the most, if not the most, craven betrayal of an ally in American history, and in the entire world’s history.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Smotrich: Gov't has 'no right to exist' if Rafah op canceled

According to media reports, new terms conveyed to Egypt include a willingness to discuss the "restoration of sustainable calm" in Gaza.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Report: ICC mulling Israeli arrest warrants with US consent

Senior officials associated with the tribunal in The Hague said that the Americans had green-lit the move.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Terrorists Launch Attacks on Americans Building Biden’s Gaza Pier

 Terrorists operating in the Gaza Strip launched a series of attacks on Americans building President Joe Biden's "humanitarian pier" this week.

News | Israel At War

Sleepless nights: Israelis' striking resilience as rockets rain above

"On October 7, as Israelis mobilized spontaneously to save Israel, we realized what we were willing to die for, and thus what we want to live for," writes the author.

News | Israel At War

What Is Israel’s Innovative Air Defense System? 

Israel’s air defenses today are multi-tiered - providing layers of protection that are an overwhelmingly successful answer to the threat

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

Erdogan Invites Hamas Terror Leader Ismail Haniyeh for Cozy Chat in Turkey

Erdogan referred to Hamas as a "liberation movement" during a speech to the Turkish parliament in Ankara. He was cheered on by the lawmakers yelling "Death to Israel."

News | Israel At War

Israel strikes deep inside Iran

Iranian media denied any Israeli missile strike, writing that the Islamic Republic was shooting objects down in its airspace.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Biden's Bad Advice for Israel—And America

As I write, Israel has yet to respond to last week's Iranian drone and missile attack. The situation is fluid, but we do know that President Biden opposes an Israeli response. He's told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to escalate against Iran. "You

News | Israel At War

18 Israelis wounded in Hezbollah attack from Lebanon

The Iranian terror proxy said it launched a combined assault with guided missiles and drones.

Politics | Opinion

Jonathan Glazer, Liberal Jewish Prophet

Oscar acceptance speeches are to culture what tax audits are to a small business: nasty, brutish, and somehow never short enough. And yet, when Jonathan Glazer took the stage at

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

HOLY CRAP: Joe Biden Approved Iran's Assault on Israel 'Within Certain Limits'

 On Saturday, Iran initiated a barrage of drones and ballistic missiles at Israel.

News | News

Here's What Trump Had to Say About Iran's Attack on Israel

 Former President Trump argued Iran’s attack on Israel would never have happened if he were in office.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Biden said to tell Netanyahu US won't support Israeli response to Iran attack

The U.S. president will convene G7 leaders to coordinate a "united diplomatic response" to the Iranian assault.

Politics | Debunking Lies

The surreal echo-chamber of lies

As Israel braces for yet more horrors, the world has turned against it.

News | Iran

Iran’s Plans for an October 7 in the West Bank

Knowing what we know now, if the international community had the opportunity to prevent another October 7 from materializing, would it? The answer seems to be no. In the lead-up

News | Israel At War

Six months of valor and suffering

The world’s democracies think they cannot defend themselves; Israel is proving them wrong.

Politics | Opinion

Hamas has all but won | The Spectator

It would be hard to imagine that almost exactly six months after October 7, I would find myself saying this, but Israel is either on a path to defeat or has lost the war already.

News | Israel At War

‘Hamas counting on victory through Biden,’ warns former intelligence official

Six months into the war, Hamas’s fanatical goals of emerging as the ultimate victor remain in place, Israeli observers tell JNS

Politics | Politics

Biden shouldn’t get away with granting a victory to Hamas

U.S. threats have given genocidal terrorists a respite as the media continues to demonize Israel and enable antisemitism. But the war isn’t over yet.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Biden would rather Israel surrender than defend itself

President Joe Biden has tried to pretend that he supports Israel, but he has made it clear he would rather Israel surrender than win its war against Hamas.

Politics | Politics

Biden’s Moral Bankruptcy is Saving Hamas

The President's hinderance of Israel's fight against terrorism has ensured that Hamas will survive to wreak havoc again.

News | Israel At War

Ben-Gvir, Smotrich lash out over Gaza military withdrawal

“If the prime minister decides to end the war without a large-scale offensive in Rafah to defeat Hamas, he will not have a mandate to continue serving,” said Israeli National Security Minister Itamar Ben Gvir.

Politics | Opinion

Outrage over aid-worker deaths is about saving Hamas, not civilians

All armies at war make tragic mistakes. But President Biden and Israel’s critics are cynically exploiting the incident as an excuse to shatter the alliance with the Jewish state.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

How Biden Brought Israel to the Brink of Failure

Biden opposed Israel winning the war because he wanted a Palestinian state, and forced Israel to accept responsibilty for Gaza civilians.

Politics | Opinion

The global onslaught against Israel

Britain and America are making the Jewish state their scapegoat.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The Biden administration’s war against the government of Israel

Before Oct. 7, rioters demanded the overthrow of Netanyahu’s coalition due to its “anti-democratic” policies and “corruption.” The new rallying cry is to free the hostages.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

US Gaslights Israel At The UN | The Caroline Glick Show

The US fails to veto a UN resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire, then denies that anything has changed, and Donald Trump gives a less than comforting...

Politics | Politics

Biden Betrayal of Israel at United Nations Shameful | National Review

By allowing the United Nations Security Council to pass a resolution demanding an “immediate ceasefire” in Gaza while Hamas remains in power and still holds 130 hostages, the Biden administration has shamefully betrayed a key ally while empowering a terro

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Over 70 Percent of Palestinians Support Hamas’s October 7 Terror Attack: Poll | National Review

Ninety-one percent of Palestinians say Hamas has not committed war crimes and 75 percent are satisfied with Hamas’s current role ruling the Gaza Strip.

Politics | Politics

Report: Biden to Allow Hamas-linked Contractor to Participate in Gaza Pier

The Biden Administration is preparing to allow a Hamas-linked contractor to earn millions from the construction of a floating port off Gaza.

News | Articles By Me

Hard Facts About "Tough Love" - Joshua Namm

What part of "sovereign nation" do Democrats not understand?

Politics | Politics

The Blame Israel Horror Show - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics

Can this really be happening? Arab terrorists attack an Israeli peace festival for young people near the border with Gaza. The terrorists kill 1,200 Israelis, mostly girls and young people. They drag four hundred or so into their tunnels built...

Music | Music

Bob Dylan & Israel, The Neighborhood Bully

It may not be his best song, but Dylan’s 1983 song about Israel is surprisingly resonant today.

Politics | Politics

The Strange Disconnect Between Israel and Ukraine › American Greatness

The Ukrainian and Israeli wars are similar and yet also different conflicts—but in more ways than we can imagine. Ukraine was invaded by a huge Russian state…

News | News

Elder Of Ziyon - Everyone in Gaza knew that Hamas built weapons tunnels under UNRWA schools - since 2008!

Blogging about Israel and the Arab world since, oh, forever.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

The Greatest Threat to the Survival of Israel is the American Progressive Movement

A couple of years ago, a local Jewish community organization invited me to join a planning session to develop its lobbying agenda in advance of our state’s…

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Gazan 'Civilians' Involved in Every Stage of Hamas Hostage Scheme, Freed Israelis Say

TEL AVIV, Israel—Israeli women and children have in recent weeks begun speaking publicly about what they experienced during nearly two months in Hamas captivity late last year.

News | News

Chat Group of UN Teachers in Gaza Filled With Posts Supporting Hamas

 Back in November, Philippe Lazzarini, Commissioner-General of UNRWA, a UN agency for Palestinian refugees, said claims that Palestinian schools teach hatred of Jews are "false and insidious" and "only fuel a toxic and deeply polarized environment." He got hit with a Community Note about the textbooks used in the schools.

Politics | Politics

A Real Democracy Cannot Protect Hamas - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics

Biden and his minions are intervening to save Hamas’ skin. Apparently they think they can magically make them a partner for peace.

News | NEWS

Chinese-owned TikTok Refused Ads About Israeli Hostages

TikTok refused an ad promoting awareness of the plight of Israeli hostages held by Hamas, deeming the ad "too political."

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Hamas rockets target Tel Aviv area for first time in a week

Millions were forced into bomb shelters across central Israel. No injuries or damage were reported.

News | News

WATCH: Israeli Soldier Gets Hit by a Grenade, Things Go Very Badly for the Hamas Terrorist Who Threw It

 The fighting in Gaza between Israel and Hamas continues to intensify even as the latter suffers heavy losses, and a video that was released on Tuesday shows the sheer chaos of the house-to-house fighting currently going on.

News | Israel

Why the images of Hamas prisoners sparked outrage

The murder and rape of Israelis on Oct. 7 led to a spike in antisemitism, not anger against Hamas. And yet, the world can’t tolerate photos of defeated Palestinian terrorists.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Biden Trashes Israel in Private D.C. Fundraiser

Biden accused Israel (without evidence) of "indiscriminate bombing," and demanded Netanyahu kick right-wing parties out of his government.

News | News

IDF strikes 250 terror sites in Gaza as ground battles intensify

Israel's military releases image of senior Hamas commanders eliminated • IDF apologizes for killing Lebanese Army soldier during strike on Hezbollah target.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

What the Terrorists Imprisoned in Israel Did After Being Released Is Eye-Opening

 The prisoner/hostage exchange between Israel and Hamas has inadvertently highlighted a harsh reality in the overall conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. It’s an issue that is one of the biggest obstacles to achieving a peaceful solution between the two parties.

News | News

WATCH: Hamas Releases Propaganda Video of Hostage Release That Will Make Your Skin Crawl

 Following an initial breaking of the ceasefire, Hamas responded to Israel's threat to resume military action in response and released another batch of hostages on Saturday. Some of those released were as young as three years old.

Politics | Op-Ed

When Has War Even Been ‘Proportional?’

Proportionality in war is a synonym for lethal stalemate, if not defeat. When two sides go at it with roughly equal forces, weapons, and strategies…

News | ISRAEL NEWS

Matan Meir, Netflix producer for 'Fauda,' killed fighting Hamas

A production crew member who worked on the Netflix drama series “Fauda” was killed fighting Hamas in northern Gaza over the weekend.

News | In The News

Meet The American Cowboys Who Rushed To Israel To Fill In For Farmers Called Up To Fight Hamas

A group of American cowboys from Montana and Arkansas answered a call for help from Israelis in need of labor as the war with Hamas has caused foreign agriculture workers to flee, and reservists to leave their day jobs to fight in Gaza.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Gaza After the War: Biden Needs a Reality Check

As Israel continues its systematic assault on Hamas deep inside Gaza, closing in on high-ranking targets and putting the jihadist outfit'

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Just whose side is America really on?

Biden’s early support for Israel is turning into something more ominous

News | News

From the River to the Sea? Arab Citizens of Israel Say, No Thanks to ‘Liberation’

Palestinians and their allies have justified and even celebrated Hamas’s Oct. 7 massacre in Israel as a blow against Jewish oppression. But the some 2 million Arab citizens of Israel have overwhelmingly responded by drawing closer to the Jewish state.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Israel at War: Democrats’ Disgraceful Calls for a ‘Humanitarian Pause’ | National Review

It is a sorry sight to watch Democrats lose the nerve they summoned for only a few short weeks, but no one should feel obliged to listen to them. Israel, least of all.

News | News

Want a Ceasefire? Tell Hamas to Free All Hostages and Unconditionally Surrender. - The American Spectator | USA News and

Just as the Israel Defense Forces encircle the Hamas stronghold of Gaza City, calls for a "ceasefire" are accelerating.

Politics | Politics

Victor Davis Hanson: The Sick Paradoxes Of Supporting Hamas

 There is something surreal, even sick about the current Gazan war.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

One Sick War › American Greatness

There is something surreal, even sick about the current Gazan war. Throughout European and American cities and campuses, tens of thousands of Middle East…

News | News

Whoops: Hamas Just Completely Nuked All Its Pathetic Apologists

 When someone keeps telling you what they want, it's best to believe them instead of constantly rationalizing what they "really" want.

News | News Items

Hamas Alone Holds the Keys to a Permanent Ceasefire

Hamas has guaranteed that innocent civilians will continue to die whether there is a ceasefire or not.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Largest Rabbinic Delegation to Visit Israel Greeted With Gratitude … and Rockets

26 Chabad rabbis from around North America insisted that they ‘have to be here’

News | National News

Pentagon ramps up Middle East surge, 2,000 troops prep for deployment

The Biden administration's nervous about a potential broader conflict in the region.

News | ISRAEL NEWS

As Biden Turns against Israel, Netanyahu Must Stand Strong

According to reports, there are "hundreds of trucks" lined up on the border in Egypt, poised to enter the Gaza Strip carrying so-called "humanitarian aid." These trucks, if permitted to enter, will not be inspected in any significant way. There is every

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Once, I Was a Peace Advocate. Now, I Have No Idealism Left. | The Free Press

After terrorists killed my cousin Daniel Pearl, my family called for peace. But after the worldwide celebration of our people’s slaughter, my hope for peace is dead.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Israel: "I Am Captain of My Home Front" - Chabad

Following Major Ezzy Morgenstern’s report from the front lines, we contacted his wife, Michal Morgenstern, who is home with the couple’s eight children, director of a not-for-profit, and a force of goodness in a world gone mad.

Politics | Politics

Corporate America, Outspoken on Black Lives Matter and Ukraine, Offers Muted Response to Terror in Israel 

Companies across the Western world were quick to issue statements condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the killing of George Floyd. As Israel reels from the worst terrorist attack in its history, many of those same companies are less outspoken.

News | ISRAEL NEWS

Publish the Names of Students and Professors Who Support Hamas Lynching and Rapes

Student groups at many elite universities -- including Harvard, Yale and Columbia, CUNY -- have come out in support of Hamas at a time when its terrorists have raped, murdered and kidnapped women, toddlers, the elderly and other civilians, and have

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Jewish families break down at the gate at JFK airport as they proudly wave off young IDF reservists on the way to war with Hamas - as flights from Big Apple to Israel sell out for the next TEN days

Emotions ran high at JFK Airport Wednesday night as Jewish families broke down at the gate watching proudly as they wave off young IDF reservists on their way to war with Hamas terrorists. 

News | News

Beware of fake news: Hamas and supporters promote disinformation about war

X's lax disinformation policies, together with advanced AI and animation technologies, make it easier to spread fake news.

Politics | Politics

Was Biden’s Speech as Pro-Israel as You Think?

No. Because it was missing the only word that matters.

News | News

How the Media Blame Israel for Being Attacked and Defending Itself

According to mainstream media reporting on Hamas's slaughter and abduction over the weekend of hundreds of Israeli men, women, and children, the Jewish state had it coming.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

‘The Babies, The Mothers, The Fathers’: Israel Shows World Aftermath of Hamas Massacre

Bodies of Israeli residents and Hamas militants lay in the grounds of the Kfar Aza kibbutz among burned out houses, strewn furniture, and torched cars, as Israeli soldiers went from house to house to take away the dead.

News | ISRAEL NEWS

Inside the Kibbutz Where Hamas Barbarians Beheaded 40 Israeli Babies in Their Cribs

 In Kibbutz Kfar Aza, located a short distance from the Gaza Strip, residents have fewer than 15 seconds to take shelter when a siren sounds its warning of an incoming Hamas rocket. Shelters are spaced every few yards around the kibbutz as a result — some are painted with purple trees and cartoonish renderings of the IDF soldiers, others are covered in vibrant sunflowers.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

I Am an IDF Fighter and My Faith Will Carry Me Through

God has handed us a mission, and with your support, we will do what we need to.