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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 25, 2024

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 25, 2024 In Israel, we’re slowly seeing the country emerge from one of the darkest times since the Holocaust. Evacuees are returning to their homes in the South as the threat from terrorists in Gaza i

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Biden’s ‘help’ at the UN will put Israeli lives at risk

The veto of a U.N. Security Council ceasefire resolution prevented the world body from dictating a Hamas victory. Still, the administration’s alternative is almost as dangerous.

Politics | Politics

Biden Admin Won’t Say if West Bank Sanctions Apply to Jews Living in Jerusalem

The Biden administration will not say if its decision to impose sanctions on Israelis it accuses of committing human rights abuses in the West Bank will apply to those living in Jerusalem, leaving open the possibility that Jews living in Israel's capital

News | Antisemitism Watch

‘Many attacks are from the progressive left,’ says British Jewish actress

Tracy-Ann Oberman told the “BBC” that she has round-the-clock security after receiving threats.

Politics | The Left

The Don Quixote Delusion | Israel National News

What a 17th century classic can teach us about the West’s current attack on Israel. Op-ed.

Politics | The Left

The rise of barbaric progressivism

On the Jewish struggle and other epochal matters. Click to read No Delusions, No Despair, by Benjamin Kerstein, a Substack publication with hundreds of subscribers.

Politics | American Politics

Senator asks Biden to clarify if US sees Jerusalem as part of ‘West Bank’

"It’s a simple question that I hope the administration can answer clearly and promptly," Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) wrote.

Politics | Opinion

How the ‘settler violence’ campaign works

One of the many distressing aspects of the campaign to criminalize Israeli civilians is that it’s apparently the first target. The next one? The IDF.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Are American Jews Prepared for the Return of History?

Probably the most famous line from the HBO series True Detective is: “Time is a flat circle.” The line, spoken by Det. Rust Cohle (played by Matthew McConaughey) in the

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Blinken Meets With Brazilian President Who Just Compared Israel to Nazi Germany

 If we were Secretary of State Antony Blinken, we'd think twice about posting a photo smiling and warmly embracing the hand of a man who just compared Israel to Nazi Germany and the war against Hamas to the Holocaust.

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UNPACKED: Watch “From the River to the Sea”, Explained

UNPACKED: Watch “From the River to the Sea”, Explained 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 implications of its r

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.

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 21, 2024

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 21, 2024 Back to New York: Who’s who at Calcalist’s Mind the Tech 2024 conference. The best of Israel’s dynamic high-tech industry and American business leaders will come together on March 4th

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

Hamas can’t hide behind hospitals anymore

Israeli special forces are operating in Nasser hospital, one of the main hospitals in the city of Khan Yunis, where the Israel Defence Forces have been fighting Hamas for several weeks. IDF spokesman Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari explained that the raid is b

Politics | Opinion

Biden gambles with Israeli security

Opinion: Biden and his colleagues are first and foremost politicians, not strategists, with the primary objective of getting reelected; to that end, they are willing to pay in Israeli security currency

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Biden to go to UN Security Council to force temporary cease-fire on Israel, halt Rafah offensive

Israeli leaders are ignoring Biden administration requests for them not to invade the last big Hamas stronghold of Rafah in Gaza, an area packed by displaced Palestinians, and likely Israeli hostages.

Politics | Judea & Samaria

Israeli wounded in northern Samaria terror bombing

Terrorists threw an explosive device at the car carrying five residents of Homesh, one of whom had survived a prior attack in the same area.

Politics | Media Bias

The deliberate lies in the Washington Post

The Washington Post ran a project profiling journalists killed in Gaza. This research suggests it was a deliberate attempt to deceive.

Politics | Opinion

The moral bankruptcy of the West: Accepting terrorist propaganda as truth

And while I don’t expect the world to stand on the sidelines and applaud the IDF, we should be able to expect some semblance of integrity.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Black church bishops call on US to halt aid to Israel amid 'genocide'

The bishops accused Israel of denying Palestinians "access to food, water, shelter, and health care" and said that "after this torture, they plan to murder them."

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Honest Reporting – Watch: A Blockade Is Not an Occupation

Honest Reporting – Watch: A Blockade Is Not an Occupation The people claiming that Gaza is still occupied by Israel are horribly mistaken. The truth is that Israel doesn’t even provide most of the resources that these claims are based on. Stil

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Shameful Biden tries to reward Hamas terror with a Palestinian state

It’s amazing how long bad ideas take to die. That’s certainly the case with one of the least successful ideas in the world. The idea of the two-state solution in the Middle East.

Politics | Opinion

Goodbye Candace Owens

A statement by the David Horowitz Freedom Center.

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PODCAST | Voting ‘Present' On Condemning Rape & Sexual Assault?

Before we get into the meat of this America's Third Watch segment, I just had to comment on the absolute abdication of humanity exercised by US Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) in her “present” vote addressing Hamas' use of rape and sexual assault

News | Antisemitism Watch

Quran Recited at Belgian Parliament with Call for Killing, Kidnapping of Jews

A verse from the Quran that explicitly calls on Muslims to kill and take Jews captive was recited inside the Belgian parliament building.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 18, 2024

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 18, 2024 Future proof is when something has been designed to anticipate and minimize the effects of unwanted future events.  This could apply to so many Israeli achievements and even to its current war aga

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Judaism’s Approach to Redeeming Hostages: It’s Complicated

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Judaism’s Approach to Redeeming Hostages: It’s Complicated Pidyon shvuyim: ransoming hostages. Is this the “highest Jewish value” as many have recently claimed? Not quite. A survey of Judaism’s pronouncements conveys a c

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Yoseph Haddad: Living as a Christian Arab in Israel

Yoseph Haddad: Living as a Christian Arab in Israel Visegrad24 presents an in-depth series covering the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict. This comprehensive series features on-the-ground interviews, bringing firsthand insights from a diverse range of voices,

News | The UN

Top United Nations Official Denies Hamas Is a Terrorist Organization, Calls it a 'Political Movement'

 In a recent interview, a United Nations official sparked controversy due to his comments about terrorist group Hamas, which is currently embroiled in a war with Israel in Gaza. Despite the history of the conflict in the Middle East, the official insisted that Hamas is not a terrorist organization.

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RAV KOOK ON PARSHAT TRUMA: HOW TO LIVE IN THE Divine PRESENCE OF THE SHECHINA

RAV KOOK ON PARSHAT TRUMA: HOW TO LIVE IN THE Divine PRESENCE OF THE SHECHINA RAV KOOK ON PARSHAT TRUMA: HOW TO LIVE IN THE DIVINE PRESENCE OF THE SHECHINA “דַּבֵּר֙ אֶל־בְּנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל וְיִקְחוּ־לִ֖י תּ

News | Antisemitism Watch

John Podhoretz: They’re Coming After Us, Part 2

Last month, I sought to detail the multifront assault on American Jews that erupted almost instantaneously after the Hamas massacre of October 7 in an article called “They’re Coming After

Politics | Politics

Biden Shields Palestinians from Deportation, Vows to Give Them U.S. Jobs

President Joe Biden is shielding Palestinians in the United States from deportation while authorizing DHS to loosen work requirements.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Anti-Semitism hits all-time high in ‘explosion of hatred’ against British Jews

Community Security Trust says two-thirds of incidents reported were on or after Oct 7 in what it calls a ‘celebration of Hamas’s massacre’

News | Antisemitism Watch

Australia’s Descent Into Jew-Baiting Chaos

When I was younger and my family would playfully debate where we’d go if Jews suddenly needed to flee America, Australia was always one of the top answers. We could

Politics | Judea & Samaria

Elder Of Ziyon - Israel News: Ich bin a “Violent Settler”

Who is affected by Biden's Executive Order on Imposing Certain Sanctions on Persons Undermining Peace, Security, and Stability in the West Bank?

News | Antisemitism Watch

The antisemitism crisis is out of control

In both Britain and America, politics is becoming increasingly distorted.

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This Muslim Israeli Woman Is the Future of the Middle East

This Muslim Israeli Woman Is the Future of the Middle East Lucy Aharish is one of the most prominent television broadcasters in Israel—and the very first Arab Muslim news presenter on mainstream Hebrew-language Israeli television. Born and raised in a s

Politics | Politics

Rep. Rashida Tlaib refuses to condemn rape and sexual violence committed by Hamas

Far-left Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) was the only member of the House who declined to vote Wednesday for a resolution condemning the rape and sexual violence that Hamas leaders ordered members of …

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Steve Kramer – How Israel is Vilified

Steve Kramer – How Israel is Vilified President Biden, a “sympathetic, well-meaning, elderly man with a poor memory,” insists that Hamas must be rewarded for its genocidal war against Israelis with a state of its own, a State of Palestine. [See

News | Israel At War

Palestinian Authority Security Forces Behind Dozens of Recent Attacks on Israelis, Watchdog Finds

Officially, the Palestinian Authority works with Israel to crack down on terror groups in the West Bank. But off-duty PA security forces have carried out dozens of attacks on Israelis, according to a watchdog group. An investigation by Palestinian Media W

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 14, 2024

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 14, 2024   HR unicorn HiBob acquiring British payroll platform Pento for $40 million. Pento focuses on real-time payroll systems and boasts a client base of over 400 businesses. HiBob raised $15

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Howard Epstein – AS THE IVORY TOWERS COLLAPSE

Howard Epstein – AS THE IVORY TOWERS COLLAPSE Ah. Life at uni. Idyllic and carefree. One’s time at university is supposed to offer the last years of carefree existence before entering the bear-pit of working life. As they say, in the world of the

Politics | Israeli Politics

Poll: Domestic Support for Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu on the Rise

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s domestic support is on the rise as Israel’s war against Hamas advances, according to a poll.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Leeds University’s Jewish chaplain in hiding following threats

“Such attacks on any individual are unacceptable and will not be tolerated from members of the public or our university community,” the university stated.

Politics | Opinion

Talk of Palestinian state post-Oct. 7 sign of US moral collapse

Such an eventuality would "embolden Hamas and make the PLO irrelevant," the Israeli minister told JNS.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

What exactly is Biden's issue with Israeli law enforcement?

Among the many challenges facing Israeli leaders, there is no choice but to go to battle over Biden's Executive Order targeting individual Israelis with sanctions.

News | Israel At War

Hezbollah rocket kills one, wounds eight in Safed

A dead woman was found during searches of the damaged building.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

US obsession with two-state solution is ‘delusional’ - JNS.org

It's “shocking" that a U.S. administration would push for a Palestinian state under ordinary circumstances, let alone after Oct. 7, said former U.S. Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt.

News | The UN

UNRWA, the Greatest Welfare Scam Ever

The “Palestinian refugees” are neither Palestinian nor refugees.

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Tsvi Bisk – Eurovision for Israel

Tsvi Bisk – Eurovision for Israel The upcoming 2024 Eurovision presents supporters of Israel, and decent people everywhere, to score a minor, albeit very satisfying, triumph over the Jihadi fanatics, academic hypocrites, and leftist antisemites now

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Top Biden aide tells US-Arab leaders in Dearborn he has no confidence in Israeli government (and tells a bunch of lies along the way)

In recorded meeting in Dearborn, deputy NSA Jon Finer also says administration finds some Israeli leaders 'somewhat abhorrent'; constituency is key to Biden's reelection hopes

News | Antisemitism Watch

‘Nearly 10,000’ people complained about hostage awareness ad during Super Bowl, says US Arab head

Abed Ayoub of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee claimed Israel’s commercial “undermines the integrity of broadcasting standards.”

Politics | Politics

There's An 'Impeachment Bomb' Against Trump Buried in the Ukraine Funding Bill

 "Back in 2019, Democrats articulated a novel theory of impeachment, based on Trump’s refusal to spend money from the USAI—Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative," Vance wrote in a piece for The American Conservative.

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Today Unpacked: Watch-5 Alternative Peace Plans for Israel and Palestine

Today Unpacked: Watch-5 Alternative Peace Plans for Israel and Palestine Is the Two State Solution the best solution for the Israel Palestine conflict?  We explore 5 alternative peace plans for Israel and Palestine that are rarely discussed.    

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Senior Biden Admin Official Refused To Meet With Israeli Ambassador During 2021 Hamas Conflict, Internal Emails Show

A senior Biden administration official refused to meet with Israel's ambassador in 2021, during the last conflict with Hamas, until the Jewish state reached a ceasefire with the Iran-backed terror group, according to internal government emails reviewed by

Politics | The Left

There’s no bigger hypocrite than a Left-wing ‘anti-racist’

If there’s one thing Jenny Leong can’t stand, it’s racism. The Australian Greens MP proudly describes herself as “a committed anti-racism advocate”. On her Twitter/X page, she says: “If you’re sick of us talking about racism, imagine how sick we are of being subjected to it.”

News | Israel At War

IDF troops put in danger to retrieve millions for PA in Gaza

Some $55 million were seized and loaded into armored vans as part of the operation, military sources say.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Disagreements over war driving Biden towards 'breach' with Israel

Biden's frustration with Netanyahu has led White House aides to suggest that the president ramp up public criticism of the Jewish state.

News | The UN

Right beneath UNRWA’s headquarters: Israel Hayom gets inside look into Hamas’ servers

  You have to hand it to Hamas – if this were a tourist attraction, one couldn't ask for a

News | Israel At War

IDF spokesman reveals details of dramatic hostage rescue

'We prepared for this operation over the course of time, waited for conditions which would allow it to be carried out,' IDF spokesman Hagari says.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 11, 2024

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 11, 2024 The photo (TY Sharon) is of Sabra fruit growing on prickly pear cacti in the Jerusalem sunshine last week. Israelis are called after the sabra because they are thought to be prickly on the outside

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Who Was the Worst Leader in Jewish History? Not Bibi

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Who Was the Worst Leader in Jewish History? Not Bibi The title of this essay does not raise a question that is merely academic; it can offer insight into an important contemporary issue. Last month, former Knesset Speaker Avraham

Politics | Politics

White House Takes Heat for Courting Pro-Hamas Activist

The White House is under fire from Jewish groups for meeting with an Arab-American activist who has praised Hamas and other terrorist groups, and who claimed American lawmakers have been "bought" by the "Zionist lobby."

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Tel Aviv Univ. 1 of every 3 Reservists on Campus is a Woman

Tel Aviv Univ. 1 of every 3 Reservists on Campus is a Woman 6,657 TAU students were called up for reserve duty in the Oct. 7 war; 2,228 (34%) of them are women. Tel Aviv University, with almost 30,000 students, is Israel’s largest and most diverse u

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Anti-Judaism becomes a protected characteristic

A tribunal ruling has effectively declared open season on Jewish students

Politics | Politics

60% of Israelis support total victory against Hamas even if not all hostages are returned | World Israel News

Only 5% of Israelis said they thought the Palestinian Authority should rule Gaza after the war. 

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HOWARD EPSTEIN: ANOTHER LAW FOR EVERYONE ELSE….

HOWARD EPSTEIN: ANOTHER LAW FOR EVERYONE ELSE…. The war imposed on Israel by the egregiously vile atrocities of 7 October 2023 is not the first, nor will it be the last, example of a sovereign nation seeking to suppress a terrorist entity and having to

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Former Head of Human Rights Watch SO Mad Israel Is Creating a Buffer Zone in Gaza, Gets Lesson As to WHY

 Meet Kenneth Roth, former executive director of Human Rights Watch and current visiting professor at Princeton.

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 6, 2024

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Feb. 6, 2024 Wiz hits $350 million in ARR, plans to add 400 employees in 2024. The cloud security unicorn also announced the appointment of Dali Rajic, former President and COO of Zscaler, as its Presiden

News | News Items

Israel Implemented More Measures to Prevent Civilian Casualties Than Any Other Nation in History | Opinion

Israel has taken more measures to avoid needless civilian harm than virtually any other nation that's fought an urban war.

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 4, 2024

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel Feb. 4, 2024 Israel’s resilience in the wake of the Oct 7 onslaught has astounded many of its overseas supporters and opponents alike. Israel is making an astonishing comeback, as this week’s positive newsle

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Israel’s Frenemies: The West’s Far-Right Governments

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Israel’s Frenemies: The West’s Far-Right Governments Israel’s foreign policy support for dictators and other reprehensible regimes reminds me of a (supposed) Einstein pearl: “The definition of insanity is doing the same th

Politics | Politics

Speaker Johnson reveals $17 billion clean Israel aid bill, says Senate 'will no longer have excuses'

House Speaker Mike Johnson sent a letter to his House GOP colleagues on Saturday announcing a new bill to send funding to Israel in its war on Hamas.

Politics | Politics

Over $7 Billion in US Funding Went to UN Agency Whose Employees Reportedly Attacked Israel on Oct. 7 | The Epoch Times

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized the aid agency of being ‘riddled with waste, fraud, and concerns of support to terrorism.’

Politics | The "Squad"

Cori Bush, Rashida Tlaib Oppose Barring October 7 Terrorists from USA

Bush and Tlaib opposed a bill to ban Palestinians who joined in the Hamas terror attack on Israel on October 7 from entering the U.S.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Heroic Dog Saves IDF Soldiers from Hamas Ambush | United with Israel

The dog drew the terrorists' fire, saving the lives of six IDF soldiers.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Chicago Mayor Passes 'Ceasefire' Resolution as Gang Warfare, Antisemitism Grow

With the mayor's tie-breaking vote, the Chicago city council passed a resolution Wednesday calling for a ceasefire and condemning Israel.

News | ISRAEL NEWS

Axios: State Department Making Noises About Recognizing a Palestinian State

 As we've said before, we surprised ourselves in the days after the October 7 attack on Israel by writing positive pieces about President Joe Biden. Biden made it clear that America stood with its ally, Israel.

Politics | Politics

US House officials dig deep into UNRWA-Hamas ties | World Israel News

Testimonies of UNRWA's failure to help the Palestinians in Gaza were recorded, with bipartisan unity in UNRWA's condemnation.

Politics | Politics

Former US ambassador accuses Biden of 'hampering' war on Hamas | World Israel News

Biden has made 'really inappropriate comments' on Israel-Hamas war, says former Ambassador David Friedman.

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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.

Politics | POLITICS

GOP Lawmaker Accuses Biden of Pushing Out ‘Tens-of-Millions’ in Taxpayer Funding for UNRWA Just Prior to Aid Suspension

The Biden administration may have funneled "tens-of-millions" in American taxpayer dollars to the United Nations’ Palestinian aid group before announcing a pause in U.S. contributions as a result of the organization’s role in Hamas’s October 7 terror spre

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HOWARD EPSTEIN: NOT A BAD DAY AT THE HAGUE

HOWARD EPSTEIN: NOT A BAD DAY AT THE HAGUE This is the second (and last, for now) of my reports from Eretz Yisrael, where every day is suffused with grief, and some days with suffocating grief as when we lost 21 soldiers in one moment. Yet, within an hour

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Steve Kramer – “Escape to Eilat”

Steve Kramer – “Escape to Eilat” All of you are quite aware of the travail Israel is dealing with at this time. With well over 130 hostages (including perhaps 20 murdered Israelis) still, in captivity somewhere in Gaza, the public is simultaneou

News | Articles By Me

Joshua Namm: For Jews, The Ivy Is Still Poison

Nothing has changed in the Ivy League.

Politics | Politics

State Department Continues to Fund the UN's Terror-Simping UNRWA After Advertising a 'Pause' in Funding

 A growing list of countries have announced their contributions to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) would "pause" after revelations that some of its employees were active participants in the October 7 Hamas terror attack on Israel.

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: No News is Good News that Should be in the News

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: No News is Good News that Should be in the News What is “news”? It’s invariably considered to be something that “happened” – usually negative (other than some outstanding scientific breakthrough). Think about this: whe

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 26, 2024

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 26, 2024   Tech titans start 2024 with mass layoffs, but is the worst yet to come? Layoffs signal broader industry challenges, prompting fears of further job losses. Read more “Gaza would

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Jamaal Bowman Accused Israel of Genocide. Now, Vandals Are Defacing Jewish Businesses in His District With the Same Message.

Jewish-owned businesses in Democratic congressman Jamaal Bowman's New York district were defaced with anti-Semitic graffiti that read, "Genocide supporter," an accusation Bowman himself hurled at Israel following Hamas's Oct. 7 attack.

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Jonathan Sacks: The Power of Ruach BESHALLACH

Jonathan Sacks: The Power of Ruach BESHALLACH In September 2010, BBC, Reuters, and other news agencies reported on a sensational scientific discovery. Researchers at the US National Center for Atmospheric Research and the University of Colorado were able

History | History

Jewish Kingdoms Throughout History

There have been several Jewish states inside and outside the Land of Israel during ancient times, some lasting for centuries, others for only a few years.

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Tsvi Bisk: The Day After, What I Would Like to See After the War

Tsvi Bisk: The Day After, What I Would Like to See After the War First and foremost I want to see every single living hostage and every single deceased body returned to Israel. For this, I am ready for an immediate ceasefire and the release of many prison

News | Fun With Islam

The myth of ‘the Muslim world’

The Israel-Hamas War has exposed the danger of Islamic identity politics.

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Sheldon Schreter: An Agonizing Decision

Sheldon Schreter: An Agonizing Decision Like almost everyone in Israel, I am agonizing over whether we should subordinate our military campaign against Hamas to a negotiation to free our 136 kidnapped hostages, an unknown but growing number of whom are de

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HOWARD EPSTEIN: THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT. THE FUTURE IS JEWISH

HOWARD EPSTEIN: THE  FUTURE IS BRIGHT. THE FUTURE IS JEWISH It is my pleasure to write this week’s column from Eretz Yisrael, where everyone has been touched, to a greater or lesser extent, by the War (that’s the current iteration of the hundred

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Lia Baram – Latest Photos from an 11 year old Israeli

Lia Baram – Latest Photos from an 11-year-old Israeli This is Lia’s most recent perspective on the Here and Now living in Israel.

Politics | Politics

Biden threatens Netanyahu's drive to destroy Hamas

Instead of trying to overthrow the Netanyahu government, recognize that an Israeli win is an American win.

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Commission of Inquiry – Now; Bibi Resigning – Not Yet

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Commission of Inquiry – Now; Bibi Resigning – Not Yet It’s inevitable: when the dust settles, PM Netanyahu will have to resign. But when? During an ongoing war? Or immediately after the war is over? Or after a Sta

Politics | Op-Ed

If You Say Men Give Birth, We Know Your Position on Hamas

If you say “men give birth,” we all know your position on Hamas. Now, why is that? Why, if a person says “men give birth” or says that men who say they are…

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…

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 19, 2024

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 19, 2024 Benny Landa’s lab diamond startup Lusix sees valuation crash, raises urgent funding. The Israeli company has been significantly hit by high interest rates and increased industry competitio

Politics | Politics

Senate Dems block amendment to halt Palestinian aid until it 'renounced terrorism'

The amendment would have halted funding for any Palestinian government until it 'renounced terrorism' and until Hamas hostages are released.

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Jonathan Sacks – The March of Folly BO

Jonathan Sacks – The March of Folly BO There is a fascinating moment in the unfolding story of the plagues that should make us stop and take notice. At the opening of this week’s parsha, seven plagues have now struck Egypt. The people are sufferin

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HOWARD EPSTEIN: EVEN WORDS CAN HURT US

HOWARD EPSTEIN: EVEN WORDS CAN HURT US Who was your politician of the year 2023? For me, the answer is Suella Braverman, who was forced out of office as Home Secretary five days after she wrote an opinion piece in The Times in which she said that there wa

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VIDEO | January 6th: A Timeline Of Events That Raises Many Questions

Many narratives were crafted about the protest that occurred at the US Capitol Building on January 6, 2021. Almost all of the ones produced by Congress and the mainstream media shop the narrative of a violent mob that, unprovoked, stormed the Capitol Buil

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.

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Insurrection: Does The Left Understand The Meaning Of The Word?

In The Princess Bride, Vizzini constantly uses the word “inconceivable” as an exclamation, whether the word fits the moment or not. At one point, another character, Iñigo Montoya looks at Vizzini after he misuses the word for the umpteenth time and s

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Steve Kramer: Israel’s position in the world

Steve Kramer: Israel’s position in the world How are we doing? As good as one could expect under the circumstances (See Note below.)   Feeling paranoid about Israel’s current position in world affairs? If so, that paranoia may be appropriate. Jus

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David Lawrence-Young: The Grimmest 100 days in Israel’s History

David Lawrence-Young: The Grimmest 100 Days in Israel’s History I have just returned home after attending one of the many rallies that were held this morning throughout Israel. I was not a unique demonstrator. Literally, hundreds of thousands of us stop

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Jonathan Feldstein – Inspiring Voices from South Africa

Jonathan Feldstein – Inspiring Voices from South Africa News last week was rife with criticism of the South African government and its bringing charges of genocide against Israel at the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Criticism of South Africa

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Anti-Semitism Roots: The Wandering and Wondering Jew

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig: Anti-Semitism Roots: The Wandering and Wondering Jew With anti-Semitism widely rearing its head once again, it is worth thinking about its deep-rooted sources, and not merely the latest cause for its viral outbreak. I will offer t

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TAU: On Sunday: 1,000,000 Bells Will Ring to Shake the World and Mark 100 Days

TAU: On Sunday: 1,000,000 Bells Will Ring to Shake the World and Mark 100 Days From Israel, the USA, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland through the Caribbean, Central America, Brazil, Philippines, and India, at least 1 million bells will ring in a powerf

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Jonathan Feldstein: Sunday Will Be100 Days in Gaza

Jonathan Feldstein: Sunday Will Be 100 Days in Gaza January 14 will mark 100 days since the inhuman October 7 Hamas massacre of more than 1200 people in Israel and the kidnapping of hundreds more, 136 of whom are still being held hostage in Gaza. They are

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Harvard Students Captured on Film Accosting Israeli Classmate Remain in Good Standing With School, Lawsuit Alleges

The Harvard University graduate students who were caught on film accosting and shoving a Jewish classmate during an anti-Israel "die-in" protest remain in good standing with the school, with one of the assailants avoiding discipline altogether, according

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Barry Shaw – Misconceptions of Israel’s War against Hamas & South Africa’s Case of Genocide Against Israel

Barry Shaw – Misconceptions of Israel’s War against Hamas & South Africa’s Case of Genocide Against Israel Misconceptions of Israel’s War against Hamas   Putting things in context. It’s easy for pundits in Western countries watching

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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.

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Tsvi Bisk: Israel – Time to Alter Course

Tsvi Bisk: Israel – Time to Alter Course Machiavelli famously wrote (I paraphrase) that “it’s nice to be loved but it’s better to be feared”. It’s time that Jewry in general and Diaspora Jewry in particular absorbed the

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CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 10, 2024

CTECH: Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 10, 2024 Liquidity Group raising $200 million for sixth debt fund. The Israeli fintech company currently manages five debt funds and two dedicated investment vehicles, for which $2 billion were raise

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel at War Jan. 7, 2024

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – How to Really End the Conflict (for Good)

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CAIR's Leader Cheered Hamas's Terror Attack on Israel. Gavin Newsom is Sitting Down With the Group Anyway.

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CTECH Latest Israeli Innovation & Technology News Jan. 2, 2024

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LOUDER for the Morons in Back! Cori Bush Brutally SCHOOLED About Who Should REALLY 'Cease Fire'

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This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel at War 12/31/23

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Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Taking Responsibility in the Judaic Tradition

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How We Should Be Pushing Back Against The Propagandistic Left

As the clash between the terrorist organization Hamas and the sovereign nation of Israel rages on, the neo-fascist Left’s propaganda machine is in full whir, their special interest operatives whipping the ignorant GenZers and late-to-reality Millennials

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David Young – My thoughts on what’s happening here in Israel

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Chinese-owned TikTok Refused Ads About Israeli Hostages

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Ending the War | The Washington Institute

Laying the groundwork for an eventual Hamas surrender would break the current binary choice between more destructive conflict and an ineffectual ceasefire.