Friday, May 6, 2016

Hamas attack tunnel

IDF Finds another Hamas Attack Tunnel

Friday, 6 May 2016 | The IDF [Israel Defense Forces] has found another Hamas attack tunnel inside the Gaza Strip that is burrowing towards Israel, it was cleared for publication on Thursday.

Israel, Egypt Object to American Proposal to Withdraw Troops from Sinai

Friday, 6 May 2016 | Israel and Egypt have objected to an American proposal to reduce its presence in a multinational peacekeeping force in the Sinai Desert, Haaretz reported Wednesday.

Former leader of Fatah in Gaza Mohamed Dahlan

Palestinians: Preparing Their People for Statehood?

Friday, 6 May 2016 | Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas's ruling Fatah faction is supposed to be preparing its people for statehood. But it seems to be busy with other business.

March of the Living (illustrative)

Thousands Join March of the Living in Poland

Friday, 6 May 2016 | Some 10,000 participants from 40 different countries, many of them teens and youths, made the three-kilometers-long [1.9 mi] journey from the Auschwitz extermination [camp] to Birkenau as part of the 28th annual March of the Living on Thursday afternoon.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Hall of Names at Yad Vashem

Never Again: Israel Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day 2016

Thursday, 5 May 2016 | Sundown last night in Israel ushered in Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is 24 hours dedicated to remember those who were wrenched away by a fanatic regime that was determined to exterminate every trace of Jewish life from the face of the earth.

Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad Open Fire on Israeli Troops near Gaza

Thursday, 5 May 2016 | Terror groups opened fire at Israeli soldiers on the Gaza border on Wednesday, the sixth time in two days that Israelis have been targeted by gunfire or mortar rounds.

President Rivlin addressing the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day ceremony at Yad Vashem

President Rivlin Addresses Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony at Yad Vashem

Thursday, 5 May 2016 | President Reuven and First Lady Nechama Rivlin, last night (Wednesday, 4 May 2016) participated in the opening ceremony of Israel's Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day, held at Yad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial and museum. Also speaking at the event were Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and representative of the survivors of the Holocaust, Mrs. Zahava Roth.

Israeli Startup Transforming the Used-Car Market

Thursday, 5 May 2016 | Move over car dealers, Beepi is disrupting the used car industry by handing over the selling and buying of pre-owned cars to our own computers and smartphones.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Rocket chemical—ammonium chloride—hidden in Gaza salt shipment

Worth Their Salt—Israelis Find Rocket Chemical in Palestinian Condiments

Wednesday, 4 May 2016 | Too much salt—that was the tip off to the Israelis that something more than the food seasoning was about to be smuggled into the Gaza Strip. So the Israeli Security Agency (ISA) along with custom inspectors investigated the purportedly 40 tons of salt set to enter Gaza and found inside sacks containing four tons worth of a chemical used to produce long-range rockets.

PA President Mahmoud Abbas

Expert: Ignoring Abbas’ Corrupt Dictatorship Undermines Palestinian Statehood

Wednesday, 4 May 2016 | The West’s refusal to challenge the growing corruption and autocratic rule of Palestinian Authority [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas “could have a devastating effect on the long-[term] prospects for a viable Palestinian state,” Grant Rumley, a research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, wrote Monday in Newsweek.