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History | History

My Right Word: Are Palestinians Philistines?

Here is a Philistine artifact found in the Land of Israel: No Arabic you'll notice. Here is an inscription from Tel Arad left by th...

Politics | Campus Watch

New Report Reveals Increased Campus Anti-Zionist Activism Linked to Rise in Harassment of Jewish Students

A mock Israeli checkpoint set up during a past ‘Israeli Apartheid Week’ at the University of California at Los Angeles …

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CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology News Israel successfully launches new spy satellite. The Space Administration in the Ministry of Defense led the development and production of “Ofek 16”, an electro-optical reconnaissance satellit

Miscellaneous | Israeli Culture

Secular Jews are starting to understand the haredi Orthodox — thanks to Israeli television

Cracks in the secular-religious divide have begun to appear, and I believe much of the credit for the happy fissure belongs to Israeli television, writes Rabbi Avi Shafran.

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel July 5, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 5, 2020 Israel continues to develop and implement many medical and scientific innovations to control the impact of the Covid-19 virus in Israel and globally, including partnering startups in the UAE. At the

Politics | Media Bias

Tlaib Tweets Lies About Ramming Attack, CNN Spreads Story Pushed by Terrorist's Family

A Palestinian’s recent attempt to kill an Israeli policewoman with his car prompted sympathy for the terrorist from Rashida Tlaib and a troubling report from CNN.

Politics | "Apartheid" State?

No one seems to criticize the Palestinian one-staters as “apartheid”

Yesterday’s “Day of Rage” demonstrations were ostensibly against Israel’s plans to “annex” parts of Judea and Samaria. The chants, however, told a different story: the message was to destroy Israel and replace it with a Palestinian state.

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IsraelSeen Exclusive - Two Women Save Their Neighbor's Life After He Collapsed In Front Of His Children

IsraelSeen Exclusive – Two Women Save Their Neighbor’s Life After He Collapsed In Front Of His Children Last Tuesday, Talia Brauer and Tina Berkowitz, two United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs from the town of Ein Hod, which is located in a remote area o

News | Antisemitism Watch

WATCH: Black Lives Matter Protesters Shout ‘Israel, We Know You, You Murder Children, Too’

On Wednesday, protesters identifying with the Black Lives Matter movement marched from the Lincoln Memorial to the Capitol building reportedly to demonstrate the ties between BLM and the BDS movement that targets Israel. As they marched, the demonstrators

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

'Intrinsically tied to Black Lives Matter': Harvard student leads anti-Israel march on Capitol

Washington, D.C. ⁠— Protesters on Wednesday marched from the Lincoln Memorial to the Capitol building in a demonstration intended to tie the cause of Black Lives Matter to the Boycott, Sanctions, and Divestment movement against Israel.

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America: “Day of Rage” rallies support violence and terror

Some scenes from yesterday’s “Day of Rage” rallies across America that glorified and incited to violence.

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Jewish group wants remote archaeological sites included in sovereignty bid

The Israeli government is facing calls from campaigners to declare sovereignty over ancient Jewish ruins on land in Judea and

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Watch: We are proud of all of our soldiers & Christian. Israeli. IDF Officer

Watch: We are proud of all of our soldiers & Christian. Israeli. IDF Officer   Christian. Israeli. IDF Officer

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Their best shots: Israeli efforts to invent a coronavirus vaccine, explained

With healthy hamsters and happy politicians, the Jewish state's research is going full steam ahead, and boasting of a breakthrough

Politics | Politics

AOC Touts Support from Anti-Semitic Groups for Israel Letter

A congressional letter organized by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) and a delegation of progressive Democrats in Congress was endorsed by organizations that call for Israel’s destruction, promote boycotts of the Jewish state, endorse terrorism,

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Tel Aviv, Jerusalem Rank 6th In New Global Startup Ecosystem Report

This is the first time Tel Aviv and Jerusalem were ranked together due to their geographical proximity. | NoCamels

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Democratic congresswomen try to derail Israel's sovereignty bid in new letter

Four Democratic members of the US House of Representatives have been circulating a letter to US Secretary of State Mike

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UNPACKED - Meet the original Mammas and Pappas

UNPACKED – Meet the original Mammas and Pappas Biblical Patriarchs & Matriarchs | The Jewish Story Explained #1 The Jewish Story Explained is a “you never got info like this at Hebrew school” trip through the past 3,000 years of the Jewish exper

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Democrats circulate letter that proposes cutting US assistance to Israel over sovereignty plans

The letter has been issued by Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) and Betty McCollum (D-Minn.).

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BDS groups plan anti-annexation ‘Day of Rage’ across the US

"We demand the defunding and dismantling of US police alongside the defunding and dismantling of Zionist colonialism and racist Israeli apartheid."

Politics | Opinion

Why Israelis are framed as "white oppressors"

Must see: 30 year old video by Arab American Institute reveals plan to manipulate the left wing to undermine US support for Israel. Op-ed.

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CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology News Survey finds Israeli tech workers taking Covid-19 salary cuts on the chin. While wages have been cut, the drop in income has been relatively small and the sector is still expected to pull Israel out of t

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Israel and UAE to Cooperate in Fight Against Coronavirus

An Etihad Airways plane is seen on the tarmac after landing at Ben-Gurion International Airport, near Tel Aviv, Israel, June …

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Victor Rosenthal - It will be OK

Victor Rosenthal – It will be OK Israelis are sometimes criticized for saying “yehiye b’seder” [it will be OK] without sufficiently considering the consequences. But there is such a thing as decision paralysis, when you can’t act because you

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Elder Of Ziyon - Israel News: The Comprehensive List of Antisemitic Celebrities (in progress)

A comprehensive list of antisemitic celebrities doesn't exist and it would probably be impossible to create one. What follows is at least the beginning of such a list, to be updated as candidates are suggested (or out themselves in the public sphere).

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Jack Cohen - Heaven on Earth: The End of Socialism?

Jack Cohen – Heaven on Earth: The End of Socialism? The book “Heaven on Earth,” by Joseph Muravchik, is an excellent history of socialism and communism and ends with a chapter titled “The Afterlife,”  in which he lists some of the more rece

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UNPACKED - Deni Avdija - The Top Israeli NBA Draft 2020 Prospect

UNPACKED – Deni Avdija – The Top Israeli NBA Draft 2020 Prospect Kobe. Lebron. Kawhi. Giannis… Deni? Okay, so you might not have heard of him (yet) but 19-year-old Israeli Deni Avdija could well be the next big thing in the best basketball l

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli doctors to blast bacteria into orbit, readying for space-based medicine

Scientists will send experiments into space, including a capsule of E. coli, with the hope of overcoming antibiotic-resistant germs and to prepare for space travelers getting sick

News | Antisemitism Watch

Any Leftist (or media outlet) that doesn’t immediately denounce Roger Waters for antisemitism is a disgusting hypocrite

.After the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, the media took note of the shooter’s love of conspiracy theories where George Soros was the “puppetmaster” in running the world. Everyone accepted that the idea of a Jewish puppetmaster was a pernicious, centuries-old antisemitic trope.

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Victor Rosenthal - Now is the Time to Break the Israeli-Palestinian Stalemate

Victor Rosenthal – Now is the Time to Break the Israeli-Palestinian Stalemate For decades, some people have been calling for a “two-state solution.” The Israeli Left, the American establishment, even the leaders of the Palestinian Authority clai

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel June 21, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 21, 2020 Many of this week’s positive Israel articles highlight Israelis working with nature for global benefit. They include urban and desert agriculture, accessible beaches, renewable energy, water

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CTECH - Israel's Latest Technology News

CTECH – Israel’s Latest Technology News What is it about 5G technology that makes it such a popular target for conspiracy theories? Is it due to the timing of its rollout coinciding with the outbreak of coronavirus (Covid-19)? Or perhaps it is

Politics | Opinion

Yes: annexation, No: Palestinian state - The Jerusalem Post

There is no compelling moral, historical or political reason why annexation in whole or in part should be made contingent on agreeing to the creation of a Palestinian entity.

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Charles Abelsohn - The EU: Unconditional Support for Palestinian Breaches of Oslo II

Charles Abelsohn – The EU: Unconditional Support for Palestinian Breaches of Oslo II The Israeli-Palestinian Interim Agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) on the West Bank and the Gaza Strip September 28, 1995 (h

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Jonathan Sacks - How Not to Argue

Jonathan Sacks – How Not to Argue Korach was swallowed up by the ground, but his spirit is still alive and well, and in the unlikeliest of places – British and American universities. Korach was the embodiment of what the Sages called, argument no

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Israel Seen Exclusive - Were You The Man Who Saved My Son's Life?

Israel Seen Exclusive – Were You The Man Who Saved My Son’s Life? United Hatzalah volunteer EMT Levi Yitzchak Ben David, originally from Union City, New Jersey,  lives with his family in Tzefat. He works as a caterer and is often seen around the

History | Archeology

Special vessels show Jewish continuity in Israel after Roman destruction

The use of chalkstones vessels did not stop with the destruction of city in the second century CE as previously thought, but continued in the Galilee for at least two more centuries.

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Israelis Discover Method to Turn Plants into Clean Fuel

Israelis Discover Method to Turn Plants into Clean Fuel h/t united with Israel Israeli researchers figured out how to get plants to release solar energy. Photosynthesis is the process by which plants turn sunlight into energy. It’s also the process used

News | Antisemitism Watch

Anti-Semitism and the Intellectuals

  George Eliot was at the peak of her renown in 1874 when John Blackwood, her publisher, learned that she was at work on “Daniel Deronda, ” a new

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Jack Cohen - Popular Opinion is Anti-Semitic

Jack Cohen – Popular Opinion is Anti-Semitic A march against racism in Paris on Saturday at the Place de la Republique turned not only violent but anti-Semitic. The crowd was shouting anti-Semitic slogans, “Kill the Jews” and “Israel trains th

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Farkas Sisters - Limited Time ONLY-View: Gathering Fragments

Farkas Sisters – Limited Time ONLY-View: Gathering Fragments Click on WATCH ON VIMEO blue link below   This is a story of a childhood full of smiles, tragedies and hope. We were a group of children who grew up in the Kiryat Shmuel neighborhood

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Never forget? Report warns Holocaust studies neglected in Israel

A new report on Holocaust education in Israel's universities and colleges points out a lack of academics who focus on

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CTECH - Israel Technology News

CTECH – Israel Technology News Israeli court documents reveal worrying details on Teva’s decision to acquire Mexico’s Rimsa. Classified documents show that Teva’s board of directors didn’t even dedicate a full meeting to the acquisit

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Steve Kramer - Will Jewish History Repeat Itself?

Steve Kramer – Will Jewish History Repeat Itself? The Torah portion (parsha) for the week of June 13, Shelach lecha (Go up there), is well known to contain “the sin of the spies.” Moses had ordered leaders from each of the twelve tribes of Israe

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Anti-racism protesters in Paris yell 'dirty Jews' at counter-protesters

Anti-racism protesters amassing in Paris's Place de la République carried banners accusing Israel of massacring Palestinians, and shouted 'dirty Jews' at their opponents.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Trump increases his support for Israel to unprecedented levels

After threats comes action: Years of American warnings about the International Criminal Court's continued probes prompted US President Donald Trump

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli scientists produce energy from plants

In step forward for renewables, researchers at Tel Aviv University say they have succeeded in making hydrogen from microscopic algae

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Sheri Oz - Who are the strongest least apologetic Zionist voices in Israel today?

Sheri Oz – Who are the strongest least apologetic Zionist voices in Israel today? It seems some of the strongest Zionist voices are those belonging to a Druze man from Daliat el-Carmel, an Arabic-speaking Christian from Haifa and an Aramaic Christia

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

HaGal Sheli (My Wave) uses surfing to empower at-risk youth

HaGal Sheli (My Wave) uses surfing to empower at-risk youth “HaGal Sheli” (My Wave) is a non-profit organization that uses surfing as an educational tool and provides at-risk youth with the chance to ‘ride the wave’ and succeed. By facing the uniq

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Report: Some Palestinians Voice Enthusiasm About Potential West Bank Annexation by Israel

Palestinians pass through an Israeli checkpoint near the West Bank city of Hebron, March 19, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Mussa …

News | Antisemitism Watch

Exploiting the Floyd protests to demonize Israel

This “blame it on Israel” or “blame it on the Jews” bigotry is common throughout the world at demonstrations for legitimate causes, that are unrelated to the Mid-East.

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Sheri Oz - "I did not give power of attorney to the PLO!"

Sheri Oz – “I did not give power of attorney to the PLO!” By Eid el-Adha, which begins this year on July 30, the current leadership of the Palestinian Authority will be in jail awaiting trial, according to Mohammad Massad ex-terrorist turned non

Politics | BDS

Outrage After Far-Left Pro-BDS Group Ties Israel to Minneapolis Police Violence

Protesters gather at the scene where George Floyd, an unarmed black man, was pinned down by a police officer kneeling …

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel June 8, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 8, 2020 The highlights include:   Israeli discovery of bacteria in all types of cancer cells will transform oncology. Israeli engineers make free 3D-printed prosthetic hands for children Israel sent Covid-

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Victor Rosenthal - Dear Americans,

Victor Rosenthal – Dear Americans, Where to start? I’ll take September 11, 2001. In some ways it’s an arbitrary date, but it’s one that will appear in whatever serves as history books 500 years from now, if there are such things. That was the

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Barry Shaw - Muslims can pray in Jerusalem. It's easy. Come in Peace.

Barry Shaw – Muslims can pray in Jerusalem. It’s easy. Come in Peace. I read an article in the London edition of the Al-Arab newspaper. It is always interesting from a strategic point of view to get a feeling of the mood of the Arab world and this

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Israeli Tabor Winery enlists wildlife for an eco-friendly vineyard

Israeli Tabor Winery enlists wildlife for an eco-friendly vineyard In 1999 – four Israeli families had a dream… and now, we can see the fruits of their labor, if you travel up to the Galilee mountains and check out the blossoming vineyards of the

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Outrage Greets Pro-BDS Petition to University of California Blaming Israel for Teaching Methods That Killed George Floyd

Anti-Israel protesters disrupt an event at the University of California, Los Angeles, May 17, 2018. Photo: Screenshot. Outrage erupted on …

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Kalanit Taub - Speak Up. You May Just Save A Life

Kalanit Taub – Speak Up. You May Just Save A Life United Hatzalah, Israel’s largest all-volunteer emergency medical service organization, always responds as quickly as possible to any call for medical assistance. The various EMTs are spread across

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ZOA Criticizes 19 Senators Threatening Israel If It Applies Sovereignty to Parts of Judea Samaria

ZOA President Morton A. Klein and Chair Mark Levenson, Esq. released the following statement:  ZOA strongly criticizes a dangerous letter authored by Sens. C

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Israeli Company to Bring Electricity to Remote Villages in Asia

Israeli Company to Bring Electricity to Remote Villages in Asia  Israeli startup Aquarius Engines partners with international telecom giant Nokia to help put its revolutionary generator design out in the field in Asian locations that are off the grid. By

Politics | BDS

BDS co-founder says goal of movement is end of Israel

During a 20-minute interview in Arabic via a Podcast, Omar Barghouti appears to have let slip its real objective.

Politics | BDS

BDS is failing - the never ending story (June 2020)

Here’s the latest installment in our ongoing series of posts documenting BDS fails. Political BDS Fails Oklahoma stands with Israel  https://twitter

News | Antisemitism Watch

The anti-Israel “human rights lawyer” who tried to firebomb an NYPD police car

She’s wearing a Palestinian keffiyeh. She’s holding a Molotov cocktail. And she’s ready to firebomb – a NYPD police car.

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Steve Kramer - Israel on a Tightrope

Steve Kramer – Israel on a Tightrope Israel’s greatest ally is unquestionably the US. Under the leadership of Prime Minister Netanyahu, Israel has augmented its reliance on America and the West with an outreach to the East, primarily China, which

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Sheri Oz - A Palestinian on the Israeli Occupation: The biggest lie ever told

Sheri Oz – A Palestinian on the Israeli Occupation: The biggest lie ever told This is what we want to hear. The charismatic Mohammad Massad, former terrorist, talks with passion about wanting to live together with the Jews. Has anyone ever spoken li

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What Israel can teach the world about beating a pandemic

Instead of falling victim to the Covid-19 crisis, Israel faced it head on. Now as corona wanes in Israel, we look back on how it achieved victory over this first outbreak with relatively few deaths.

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In virtual international hackathon, teams to tackle coronavirus challenges | The Times of Israel

Some 500 developers from Israel, UK, Netherlands, Poland, Italy, will use AI, virtual and augmented reality, robots and drones to address new normal created by pandemic

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel May 31, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 31, 2020 Many of Israel’s latest innovations will support the new reality that will exist when the current pandemic is over. Patients will be monitored remotely both inside hospitals and outside. Radar

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Michael Freund - Let's show more appreciation to Jews-by-choice

Michael Freund – Let’s show more appreciation to Jews-by-choice Michael Freund web site Each year, as we read the Book of Ruth on Shavuot, we are reminded of the remarkable spiritual journey undertaken by the heroine of the story, a Moabite wo

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CTECH - Israel Technology News Brief May 28, 2020

CTECH – Israel Technology News Brief May 28, 2020 Interview | One-third of all airlines will not survive the pandemic, says Wizz Air CEO. József Váradi spoke to Calcalist about how the coronavirus pandemic has affected airlines, and what to expect

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Lab: Antiviral Drugs For Genetic Disease May Work Against Coronavirus

Researchers at the Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) say that a combination of two existing antiviral drugs for Gaucher disease appear to inhibit the growth of SARS CoV-2.

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UNPACKED - Is There a Connection Between Spirituality and Good Mental Health?

UNPACKED – Is There a Connection Between Spirituality and Good Mental Health? There’s increasing evidence that people who are “spiritual” have fewer symptoms of depression, lower incidence of suicide, and less severe alcohol or substance use.

Politics | Politics

Iran is increasingly promoting antisemitic Houthi leader from Yemen

Iran’s role in Yemen gives it the ability to project power into the Red Sea and the Bab al-Mandab Strait.

Politics | Opinion

The Jewish people are not “settlers” in their own ancestral heartland

Why should 'peace' between Israel and the Palestinian Arabs require that Israel give its ancestral birthright for a mess of potage?

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Victor Rosenthal - A Short History of an Interminable Conflict

Victor Rosenthal – A Short History of an Interminable Conflict In 1948 the state was declared as the British colonialists finally left, and the ensuing war was called the “War of Independence.” Most wars of independence are fought directly again

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Jonathan Sacks - A Life of Vertical & Horizontal Responsibility: Shavuot During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Jonathan Sacks – A Life of Vertical & Horizontal Responsibility: Shavuot During the Coronavirus Pandemic Join the Chief Rabbi and Rabbi Lord Sacks as they explore the powerful dual responsibility conferred upon us at Sinai.   Coming up to Shavu

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Israel Seen Exclusive - The Art of Running And Saving A Life

Israel Seen Exclusive – The Art of Running And Saving A Life   The pair of United Hatzalah volunteer EMTs, Yuval Shlafman and Amir Gellis know each other quite well as they meet up early Friday mornings on Hatzuk Beach, as part of their Tel Avi

Politics | Opinion

Dear Europe – the Israelis are not your Jews

It is revealing how they address their complaints against Israel, doing so in terms of “punishment,” as to a misbehaving child. Opinion.

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UNPACKED - Israel: Sustainable Nation - Full Length Documentary

UNPACKED – Israel: Sustainable Nation – Full Length Documentary   Celebrate Israel through film. Presenting for the first time to a digital audience the award- winning film Sustainable Nation. The majesty and beauty of water is at the hea

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel May 24, 2020

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 24, 2020 Israel has just celebrated the anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem, resulting in a beautiful modern city that now benefits all. There are many more examples in this week’s newsletter

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Steve Kramer - Netanyahu in the Dock

Steve Kramer – Netanyahu in the Dock Now that Israel finally has a government, a centrist unity government at that, Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu will finally face Jerusalem District Court judges, where he is accused of bribery, fraud, and breach of

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2 Ethiopian Israeli women become Border Police officers

2 Ethiopian Israeli women become Border Police officers Israel Hayom by By Itsik Saban Sub-Inspector Oshrat Negosa and Sub-Inspector Tikva Makonnen make history in a ceremony at Beit Horon. Negosa: From a young age, I saw myself serving in a combat role,

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Dov Lipman - Watch: Jerusalem Day: Celebrating the Return to Israel's Ancient Capital

Dov Lipman – Watch: Jerusalem Day: Celebrating the Return to Israel’s Ancient Capital Jerusalem Day is one of the highlights of the Israeli and Jewish calendar. After 2,000 years of hoping to return to Zion, the Jewish State was re-established in

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The Israel Democracy Institute - Israel's Cease-Fire Government Should Promote Healing, Not Division

The Israel Democracy Institute – Israel’s Cease-Fire Government Should Promote Healing, Not Division IDI Written By: Yohanan Plesner Netanyahu and Gantz could use their unity government to put in place a ‘democratic ceasefire’ and spee

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Saudi Writer Abdulhameed Al-Ghobain: Saudis Care about National Interests, Not the Palestinian Cause

Saudi Writer Abdulhameed Al-Ghobain: Saudis Care about National Interests, Not the Palestinian Cause.   Saudi writer Abdulhameed Al-Ghobain said in a May 10, 2020 interview on BBC Arabic TV (U.K.) that the Saudi public is well-informed today and that

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CTECH Israel Technology News Brief

CTECH Israel Technology News Brief Analysis | The U.S. demands Israel takes its side in the new Cold War with China. The U.S. secretary of state’s irregular visit to Israel last week was meant to signal that the trade war with China is escalating in th

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I was right, says prof who predicted pandemic would play itself out in 70 days

Isaac Ben-Israel says virus disappears everywhere at same speed, rendering interventions irrelevant. Public health expert: He 'has no clue about epidemiology and public health'

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Mel Alexenberg - Jerusalem Day Cyberangels Fly to JerUSAlems in USA

Mel Alexenberg – Jerusalem Day Cyberangels Fly to JerUSAlems in USA I am celebrating Jerusalem Day as a new media artist by launching Rembrandt-inspired cyberangels from Jerusalem in Israel to states in USA with places named JerUSAlem. There are Jer

History | Archeology

Archaeologists discover 2000-year-old unique complex by the Western Wall - The Jerusalem Post

The structure was sealed later in the Byzantine period under the floors of a large building about 1,400 years ago and was left untouched for centuries.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Where Are Jewish Groups and Others on Rashida Tlaib's 'Nakba' Tweet?

US Congresswoman Rashia Tlaib of Michigan. Photo: Reuters/Rebecca Cook. Representative Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) has made no secret of her feelings …

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Amb. Dore Gold: Video: Does the Term "Annexation" Even Apply to the West Bank?

Amb. Dore Gold: Video: Does the Term “Annexation” Even Apply to the West Bank?   It so happens that this year is the 100th anniversary of the San Remo Conference, where the victorious allied powers from World War I divided the Ottoman Emp

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UNPACKED - Sivan Rahav-Meir divulges why she became an Orthodox Jew

UNPACKED – Sivan Rahav-Meir divulges why she became an Orthodox Jew     Journalist, educator and media personality Sivan Rahav-Meir talks to Noam Weissman about how she became religious, why Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination affected her so

History | History

Elder Of Ziyon - British census in 1922 says that lots of Arabs came to Beersheva from Transjordan and Arabia

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

Politics | Opinion

Israeli Sovereignty, Not Appeasement, Is the Key to Lasting Peace

It is long past time for Israel to apply sovereignty to large swaths of Judea and Samaria.

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Moderna's Israeli top medical officer: We've shown today that our vaccine works

US biotech firm's shares soar as it claims tests of first volunteers show its vaccine candidate produces immune response, 'has potential to prevent COVID-19'; Phase 3 tests in July

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Howard Epstein - WHY INDIA WILL BE THE NEXT CHINA

Howard Epstein – WHY INDIA WILL BE THE NEXT CHINA WHY INDIA WILL BE THE NEXT CHINA   I was referred to an article entitled: Why India can’t be the next China, and shouldn’t try https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/markets/stocks/news/why-in

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The wave of immigration to Israel is apparently gaining momentum

The wave of immigration to Israel is apparently gaining momentum As the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc in America, aliyah offices report requests to move to Israel have tripled compared to the same period last year. By Paul Shindman, World Israel News

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Coronavirus could shut 70,000 Israeli businesses this year, report warns

Since start of pandemic, there has been a 70% drop in number of new businesses, mainly due to economic uncertainty, Dun & Bradstreet says

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli scientists think they know why virus is severe for some, mild for others

Hoping to point way to drug therapy, Weizmann team says it found cells called in to fight coronavirus in lungs may actually worsen disease, sparking 'storm' that can lead to death

History | History

Elder Of Ziyon - Israel News: There has been a nakba for 72 years. But it isn’t what Palestinians say it is.

The word “nakba” was coined in 1948 by Constantin Zureiq in his pamphlet “The Meaning of Nakba,” but he didn’t describe it the way it is used today. His description of the events of 1948 were centered around the mistakes of the Arabs rather than the actions of the Jews.

Miscellaneous | Israeli Culture

Israelis Adjust To New Normal With Creativity, Digitization, And Cautious Optimism

In Israel, one of the first countries to lock down and then reopen, there is a common desire for a familiar routine.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Researchers Develop Tech That Turns Tap Water Into A Strong Disinfectant

Researchers at Bar Ilan University say their method produces water-based, environmentally safe disinfectants that can kill bacteria and viruses, including coronaviruses.

Politics | BDS

BACKGROUNDER: The Intrinsic Antisemitism of BDS | CAMERA

The anti-Jewish bigotry that characterizes the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has become even more apparent as BDS leaders and members seize upon

News | Antisemitism Watch

More Disturbing Keffiyeh Symbolism From Rashida Tlaib | Israellycool

Apparently, yesterday was World Keffiyeh Day, 'to show solidarity with the Palestinian cause and struggle.' One of those to post in honor of it was (predictably) congresswoman Rashida Tlaib

Sports | Cycling

Israel Is My Playground - Fabio Wibmer

Thanks to Visit Israel for inviting me to this incredible country! Check out https://goisrael.com and https://youtube.com/user/goisraelofficial to get more i...

Politics | Israel

Unity Government: 72 MKs nominate Netanyahu for Prime Minister - Inside Israel

Likud, Blue & White submit signatures of 72 MKs to President Rivlin, endorsing Netanyahu as prime minister.

Politics | Israel

Kiss frontman Gene Simmons learns about his Holocaust survivor mother’s ordeal

Kiss frontman Gene Simmons said his mother almost never spoke about her Holocaust ordeal, including time in Nazi camps.

Politics | Politics

Israeli Bio-Defense Lab Says It Found An Antibody That 'Neutralizes' The Coronavirus | Health News

The Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) announced that it completed a 'groundbreaking scientific development' toward a potential COVID-19 treatment.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

Israel Makes ‘Significant Breakthrough’ In Developing Coronavirus Antidote

Israel’s main biological research lab has reportedly made a “significant breakthrough” in the fight against the coronavirus as it has isolated a key antibody that will go toward potential treatments for the virus. Defense Minister Naftal

Politics | Israel

14 pro-Iranian militiamen killed in airstrikes in Syria - Defense/Security

Israel 'likely' behind airstrikes on pro-Iranian militias in Syria, observer group says, after 14 fighters killed in strikes.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Linda Sarsour's New Book is Delusional

From the very beginning of the book, Sarsour tries to portrait herself as someone taking over the mantle of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Happy. Birthday Israel - It Began Long Before 1948

While most of the world believes Israel arose in 1948, the fact is that Israel is an ancient country that began thousands of years ago.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Anti-Semitism and Israel Advocacy Matters Even More During Coronavirus

There’s no doubt that anti-Semites and Israel detractors haven’t gone away simply because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Like the coronavirus, they, too, have

News | current events

'Trump is right about the coronavirus. The WHO is wrong,' says Israeli expert - Israel News - Haaretz.com

Dr. Dan Yamin has developed models for predicting the spread of infectious diseases, and helped curb the Ebola epidemic. He says the coronavirus could take some 13,000 lives in Israel – but there's cause for optimism

Politics | Politics

The ironic bigotry of progressive activism - The Jerusalem Post

Who gets to determine the “universal” hierarchy of victimhood? Muslims may be an oppressed group in China, but in the Arab world, Muslims are doing the oppressing.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Top Sanders Surrogate: Zionism is a 'Racist' Ideology

A top surrogate for Sen. Bernie Sanders's (I., Vt.) presidential campaign claimed Zionism is a “racist” ideology even though the Zionism censure was revoked by the United Nations in 1991.

Politics | Politics

US House Democrats block pro-Israel, anti-BDS bill

Lawmakers defeated consideration of the bill by a tally of 219-194.

Politics | Politics

Netanyahu’s victory is an indictment of his indictment

The silver lining for Netanyahu of not having an immunity request on the Knesset’s docket was that long debates on his status would not be at the top of the news in the weeks before an election.

Politics | Politics

A Clear Win: Israel Has Decided

Based on the early results, which point to Benjamin Netanyahu as the big winner in these elections, statements saying he

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

An Imam at a Bernie Rally Had Called for the Destruction of Israel

When Imam Omar Suleiman appeared at a Bernie rally in Mesquite, TX, the hateful Islamist cleric spoke in front of a backdrop of giant American flags and signs urging donations to Sanders.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Bernie, ‘Proud To Be Jewish,’ Skips AIPAC. Instead, He’s Appearing With Israel-Hating Rapper

On Sunday, Senator Bernie Sanders, who has been boasting recently that he is “proud to be Jewish” despite his constant association with virulent Israel-haters such as Rep. Ilhan Omar and Linda Sarsour, will skip the AIPAC conference, which is devoted

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

BDS THIS: 'In a few weeks' Israel will have coronavirus vaccine

Once the vaccine is developed, it will take at least 90 days to complete the regulatory process and potentially more to enter the marketplace.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Israeli Embassy Rips 'Vile' Spanish Parade Show for 'Banalizing' Holocaust

The controversial parade show in Campo de Criptana, Spain. Photo: YouTube screenshot (via Europa Press). The Israeli Embassy in Spain …

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

Nikki Haley Slams Bernie Sanders Over AIPAC Boycott: 'Go Back to Defending Castro'

US presidential candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally at Brooklyn College in New York, March 2, …

Miscellaneous | Chabad

"Operation Ron" - Thousands Of Secular Jews Don Tefillin Thanks To Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai

Thousands of secular Jews began putting on tefillin recently as part of "Operation Ron" - an initiative named after Tel Aviv mayor Ron Huldai "in honor"

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The Rot Inside American Jewish Organizations

Something unusual happened in the world of Arab–Israeli negotiations early this year: The Palestinians were given a reason to come to the negotiating table.

News | ISRAEL NEWS

Why are Democrats skipping out on AIPAC?

Who's going to #SkipAIPAC? The hashtag campaign created by the anti-Zionist IfNotNow group is winning even when their demands that

News | Jewish Community

My Journey From Pakistani Muslim to Jerusalemite Jew - Stories of Return

My parents were secular Muslims who respected their religion; we all prayed and observed the holidays and some of the fasts. I turned out to be the most religious of the four daughters

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Why the Left won't tolerate liberal Zionists

The Columbia Journalism Review touts itself as “the voice of journalism.” While the magazine, which is published by the Columbia

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

WATCH: Buttigieg says 'In my administration Israel will get the message' - no annexation

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said at a recent campaign event, 'In my administration the Israeli government will get the message that we are not going to support those kinds of steps,' referring to annexation of territories.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Rather than drifting away, over two-thirds of US Jews feel tie to Israel -- poll | The Times of Israel

8 out of 10 survey respondents say they are pro-Israel; Netanyahu's support of Trump tops list of reasons Jewish Americans are critical of Israeli policies

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

Saudi Arabia Is Now More Pro-Israel Than the Democratic Party

For decades, Saudi Arabia — a territorially expansive nation and home to Islamic holy cities Mecca and Medina — represented a symbolic epicenter of the

Politics | The "Squad"

‘It Is Theft’: Ilhan Omar Responds To Trump-Israel Peace Proposal

Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar ripped a peace deal that was proposed Tuesday at the White House by President Donald Trump and Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Newly-Unveiled Trump Peace Plan Envisions Palestinian State With East Jerusalem Capital

US President Donald Trump points past Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they discuss a Middle East peace plan proposal …

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Saying 'Never Again' Means Nothing If It's Not Backed Up With Actions

In the case of the Holocaust, it’s easy for anyone today to insist he would’ve fought on the side of justice. But how many people flatter themselves?

Politics | The "Squad"

Rashida Tlaib Accused of Spreading ‘Vicious Blood Libel’ After Tweeting, Deleting Claim Jews Killed Palestinian Child

US Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) speaks at a rally calling on Congress to censure President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill …