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Politics | Opinion

Time for Honesty: Tough Questions for my Jewish Brothers and Sisters Abroad

Tough Questions for my Jewish Brothers and Sisters Abroad. In Memory of Elisha Loewenstern, HY"D

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Son’s request for Star of David necklace a ‘changing moment’ for congressional candidate Mazi Pilip

The Israeli-American has a strong showing in the polls in a congressional special election for the seat formerly held by George Santos.

News | Israel At War

Do You Have Any Other Place to Live? - Tablet Magazine

The mother of a fallen IDF soldier underscores the divergent worldviews of Israel’s patriotic citizens and its privileged elites

News | Israel At War

I Just Sent Five of My Children to War

For the first time in my life I drove on Shabbat, taking my son to defend our people. The scene repeated itself three more times as I sent my other sons off to war.

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

Biden’s Spiteful and Fatuous “Settler Blacklist

The UK is marching in lockstep with America's disastrous Middle East policy

Politics | Opinion

Elder Of Ziyon - Keeping Them Out: "It Begins Every Time We Wake Up Alive"

After October 7, Stephanie Treger is ensuring her family's safety by spearheading an effort to stop using non-Israeli Arab workers.

Politics | Opinion

Elder Of Ziyon - Israel: The If/Then Fallacy is still around

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

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.

History | History

Jews, Muslims, And An “Origin Story” Of The Arab-Israeli Conflict

The October 7, 2023, Hamas attacks on Israeli civilians, and the worldwide moral outrage that that day’s savagery generated were only paralleled by a gleeful schadenfreude that overtook many European capitals and other places around the globe, from the Ar

News | News

Antisemitic Mob Descends on Israeli-Owned Restaurant in Philadelphia

An antisemitic mob of pro-Palestinian protesters descended on an Israeli-owned falafel restaurant in Philadelphia on Sunday night.

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

Hamas drugged children; burned legs with exhaust for identification

Each child seized by Hamas was placed on a motorcycle. They positioned the child's leg against the bike's exhaust pipe, causing burns.

News | Israel At War

On a visit to Israel, I have seen the horror that the world must never forget

New York Post columnist Douglas Murray witnessed the horrors of Hamas' terror attacks on Israel during a visit to Kibbutz Nir Oz.

News | Israel At War

For reservists, growing a mustache is a symbol of this war

Looking for some levity and unity in week three of Operation Swords of Iron, soldiers called for duty turn to their upper lips

News | Antisemitism Watch

Why they rip down the ‘Kidnapped from Israel’ fliers

The purpose of the papers is to emphasize the humanity of the hostages seized by Hamas. Some find that intolerable.

News | News

‘Darkest Evil That Can Exist’: IDF Shows Martha MacCallum, Other Journos Hamas Video Not Released To Public

Fox News host Martha MacCallum and other select journalists were shown a 43-minute collection of video footage from Hamas terrorists, security cameras, and social media, taken during the attack in Israel on October 7. Some of the graphic video footage, shown by the IDF, has not been made public out of respect for the victims’ families.

Politics | Opinion

The ‘Two-State Solution’ is Terrorism

Giving terrorists a state only leads to more terrorism.

News | News

Three ISIS-supporting Teens Were Arrested On Suspicion Of Planning To Attack The Israeli Embassy In Paris

The terror-cell, made up of teenagers, is suspected of having planned multiple attacks against Israeli and Jewish targets in Europe - Click the link for more.

News | News

Report: Israel Creates Special Unit to Hunt and Kill Every Participant in Hamas Terror Attack

Israel's internal security service, the Shin Bet, has a new unit, "Nili," to find and kill every participant in the Hamas terror attack.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Israeli Harvard Business School Student Accosted and Harassed Amid Gaza ‘Die-In’ on Campus

A first-year Israeli student at Harvard Business School was shoved and accosted amid a "die in" protest held on Wednesday to assail Israel’s retaliatory attacks on Hamas. The incident, captured on video reviewed by the Washington Free Beacon, shows the st

News | Israel At War

The Silent Death Toll in Israel

Natanel died living his dream: defending Israel as an IDF soldier. He was only 20 years old.
The youngest of five children, Natanel, or Nat as his family called him, moved from London to Tel Aviv when...

Miscellaneous | Israeli Culture

Israelis Are Volunteering in Droves to Feed Their Nation 

Among messages about running to bomb shelters and frantic refrains of “kulam beseder?” — “Is everyone ok?,” my aunt shares ...

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

Amid Israel-Hamas war, thousands of people sign up to pray and do mitzvot for Israeli soldiers

A website that matches the names of Israel Defense Force soldiers with those willing to do acts of service or prayer in their honor received thousands of signups its first week.

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 | "Apartheid" State?

Is Israel Really an ‘Apartheid State’?

As pro-Palestinian demonstrations take place on campuses all across the nation, the idea is persistent and pervasive: yes, the Hamas attacks on Oct. 7 were terrible, but Israel had it coming because i...

News | Standing With Israel

Now is the time for unashamed Israel advocacy

There is no time for ambiguity. There is Israel. There is Jewishness. And there is the fight to protect both.

Politics | The Left

As Israelis are Slaughtered, MSNBC Says Palestinians in Chicago Also In “Pain”

At MSNBC, even when Jews are being cruelly slaughtered by the hundreds, they cannot be centered as the victims; after all, they probably had

Politics | Opinion

What have the Palestinian Arabs ever done to deserve concessions?

Why are they always treated like children from whom less is demanded than fron adults? Op-ed

News | Israel Around The World

Israeli aid team in Morocco saves lives

The United Hatzalah delegation on the ground in Morocco is treating some 150-200 people a day, according to the organization's director of French operations.

News | Antisemitism Watch

9/11 and the New Antisemitism

9/11 has continued, it is still happening; it is not over yet. And antisemitism has been rejuvenated. Who would have thought? Op-ed.

Politics | Opinion

Op-Ed: The Palestinians Set Israel's Own System Against Itself

Israel's Civil Administration is well aware of the hostile takeover of its land but is choosing not to enforce its legal mandate.

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The Palestinian Authority

Israel is Beyond the “Moment of Truth”: The Escalation of Palestinian Terrorism

The month of August saw continued escalation of terror in the West Bank, Jerusalem, and Israel. The Hamas leadership (Saleh al-Arouri from Beirut and Hamas leaders from Gaza) continues to encourage Palestinian terrorism in the West Bank and to develop the

News | News

36 Israelis murdered in 2023: The biggest death toll since the second intifada

3 terror attacks in the span of 12 hours. 36 Israelis murdered in terror attacks in 2023 so far. What is causing the rise in terror attacks? i24NEWS Correspo...

Politics | Biden Administration/Congress

When the US refuses to say ‘Palestinian’, the condemnation is irrelevant

Condemnations matter only if the Biden administration is prepared to name the party that is being condemned.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

Israel: Special course teaches drivers how to respond to terror attacks

Shurat Hadin holds course teaching Israeli drivers what to do if they face stone-throwers, shootings, and tire burnings.

Politics | Media Bias

BBC News reports an “attack on a car”

As is inevitably the case, the BBC failed to describe a fatal shooting attack against Israelis as terrorism in its own words.

Miscellaneous | Jewish Life

Elder Of Ziyon - Legally Varda (Judean Rose)

A legal change of name means a lot when you're a Jew in Israel, changing your legal English name to your true Hebrew name, for good.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Rabbi Leo Dee: When will the world stop funding murderers who killed a kindergarten teacher?

The Palestinian Authority is the main financial backer of the terrorists who killed my wife and daughters and have continued their campaign of murder in the West Bank

Politics | Opinion

The Oslo disaster 30 years on

Thirty years after its euphoric launch, the ‘Oslo peace process’ between Israel and the PLO stands as the worst calamity to have afflicted Israelis and Palestinians since the 1948 war, and the most...

Politics | Judea & Samaria

There is no such thing as an Israeli ‘settler’ in the West Bank

Jews meet the UN definition of indigenous people. Therefore, they are not “settlers,” and the places they live are not “settlements.” So why are there “Arab villages” but “Jewish settlements?”

Politics | Opinion

Israel's leadership never cared about the Sbarro bombing victims

This dismissive attitude toward the victims of terror has persisted over the years as the following events illustrate.

Politics | Opinion

Conservative values can unite a divided Israel

This is the path forward for Israel, a path that respects the diverse identities of its citizens while upholding the principles of a Jewish and democratic state.

Politics | Opinion

Are We Seeing BLM 2.0 in Israel?

I’m in Jerusalem, where it’s 10:30 p.m., and I am seeing what looks like the early BLM demonstrations version 2.0 outside my window.
At 9 p.m., Ben Yehuda Street was beautiful and joyous. The area tha...

Politics | Opinion

Israel is Not a Racist State, in Theory or in Practice

U.S. Representative Pramilla Jayapal’s recent statement that Israel is a “racist state” is both false and dangerous.

Politics | Opinion

Britain's current transparency approach is morally wrong - editorial

The British government is refusing to disclose whether it has safeguards in place to ensure that its aid to the PA is not underwriting the obscene “pay to slay” policy.

Politics | Opinion

There's no real debating with reform opponents

  You are a nice person, but you don't really understand the judicial reform, Lt. Col. (res.) Oren Shvil told

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Can Israeli resilience inspire alienated Americans?

After months of divisiveness, the country immediately united in the face of incessant rocket fire. Will a community unwilling to fight antisemitic progressives learn that lesson?

News | NEWS

Fiddler on the Roof star Chaim Topol passes away at 87

Chaim Topol is well-known for his role as Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof for which he won a Golden Globe.

News | News

UNPACKED: 5 Things You Thought You Knew About Israelis, Debunked

UNPACKED: 5 Things You Thought You Knew About Israelis, Debunked While there are many misconceptions about Israel and her inhabitants, five common stereotypes center around Israeli culture, religiosity and politics. In a country with a richly diverse popu

News | Israel

'I want progressives in the US to understand that the Palestinians are oppressed by Palestinians'

  With the enormous media pressure facing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government over the proposed judicial reform, new Public Diplomacy

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

The Mossad's Top 10 Operations | Honest Reporting

From capturing Eichmann to rescuing Ethiopian Jews, a guide to the top 10 operations undertaken by Israel's notorious spy agency, the Mossad.

News | JEWISH COMMUNITY

Jewish UFC Fighter to Kanye West: ‘If You’ve Got a Problem with Me or My People, Come See Me, Bro’

Following his Saturday night victory against Genaro Valdez at UFC Orlando, Jewish Israeli UFC lightweight Natan Levy slammed rapper and entrepreneur Kanye West’s recent antisemitic rants, stating, “If you’ve got a problem with me or my people, come see me

Music | Music

The Gat Brothers - The Sound Of Silence

מופע התנדבות - מתוך המשדר "לתת" - ערב ראש השנה התשע"ה

Politics | Media Watch

The latest BBC reporting on the Munich Olympics terror attack

All but one of five BBC radio and written reports relating to the Munich Olympics massacre carefully avoided the words terror and terrorist.

News | News

Online Platform Could Face Lawsuit for Selling Video Game That Lets You Slaughter Israelis

The online gaming platform Steam could be taken to court for its refusal to take off the market a video game that allows players to slaughter Israeli soldiers and perform acts of terrorism, an international legal group told the Washington Free Beacon.

News | News

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Why are Israelis So Happy?

Prof. Sam Lehman-Wilzig – Why are Israelis So Happy? It’s been a rough week for Israel with several terrorist attacks – similar to many such in the past. All the more reason to ask a seemingly perplexing question: why does Israel continually sco

Family & Parenting | Family & Parenting

Voices From Israel: Bruria Efune, a Mother of Four From Be’er Sheva

‘Your heart is racing, but you need to show your kids that you’re calm. . . ’

News | News

UNPACKED – Who Are Israelis, Really?

UNPACKED – Who Are Israelis, Really? What you may not know about the vibrant society that makes up Israel is that day to day life in Israel is so much more than the narrow keyhole view that much of the world understands! Israel is a democratic state

News | News

UNPACKED - Why Do Israelis Love EDM?

UNPACKED – Why Do Israelis Love EDM? In this final episode of Israel Phenomenology, Chloé takes another look at Israel’s music scene and asks why Israelis are so hardcore about electronic dance music (EDM). With its repetitive beat, it can seem l

News | News

Steve Kramer - Who Are the (Jewish) Israelis

Steve Kramer – Who Are the (Jewish) Israelis There is concern today by many in Israel that some Israelis are unappreciative of their Jewish heritage. Author and journalist Shmuel Rosner has challenged this by suggesting a new paradigm for most of us

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Should American Jews Speak Hebrew? – Tablet Magazine

Before 1948, David Ben-Gurion used to joke about Zionism’s future: How will we know when we have become a real country like the rest of the world? When Jewish thieves and Jewish prostitutes conduct their business in Hebrew—and Hebrew-speaking policeme

News | The News

Man Allegedly Flashes Female Jogger. She's A Former Israeli Soldier. Then This Happens. | Daily Wire

Last Thursday morning, a single mother of two was jogging along Memorial Drive in Cambridge, Massachusetts when she was allegedly flashed twice by a man running the other way, who didn’t know one crucial fact about the 6’1” woman:

She was a former soldie

News | News

This Week's Sanity Report from Israel June 2 2019

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 2 2019 The highlights include: Israelis are testing a new treatment for incurable blood cancer. Surgeons at an Israeli NGO have saved their 5,000th non-Israeli child. Jews in Hebron hosted an Iftar feast fo

News | News

Two female Israeli engineering students help bring clean water to Uganda

Two female Israeli engineering students help bring clean water to Uganda h/t Israelfirst Two female Israeli engineering students help bring clean water to Uganda; Two young Israeli female students Selda Edris and Mayes Morad build purification device for

News | Media Bias

BBC Erases Non-Israeli Jews from Entebbe Hostages | HonestReporting

The BBC's story of the Entebbe crisis counts 94 Israelis, erasing the non-Israeli Jews also held hostage. Rather than correct, the BBC doubles down.

Travel | Israeli Culture

18 Little-Known, Amazing Things About Israel As It Turns 71!

From the largest dog cemetery to kosher stamps, we rounded up some more obscure but fascinating facts about the country ahead of Independence Day

Travel | Israeli Culture

Taking Care Of Business: Essential Tips On How Best To Work With Israelis | Technology News

Organizational consultant Osnat Lautman wrote the book on Israel's unique business culture and how to navigate it.

Travel | Israeli Culture

Here’s why, despite it all, Israelis live longer

An average lifespan of 82.5 puts Israel in the top 10 countries for longevity -- ahead of the US, with its 78.7 years

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Israelis Stand in Silence to Remember Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terrorism

An IDF soldier and a friend stand still as a one-minute siren marking Memorial Day is sounded across Israel, at …

News | NEWS

Arabs Throw Stones at Ambulance Carrying Bodies of Murdered Boys

According to multiple reports, Arabs stoned the IDF ambulance that was carrying the bodies of the murdered Israeli teenagers. The ambulance was forced to stop, its windshield shattered. According to The Algemeiner: