In a much-hailed agreement in 2015, the major world powers surrendered their best leverage—stiff economic sanctions on Iran—in exchange for concessions from Tehran that supposedly would prevent the Islamic Republic from developing nuclear weapons. Just four years later, Iran managed to undo two of the most important concessions in that agreement while threatening to undoContinue Reading »
Since the early 19th century, summer camp has been a part of life for virtually every Jewish child worldwide. It began as an effort to provide a place for children living in poverty to spend some restful time enjoying the great outdoors, away from crowded apartments and teeming, sweltering cities. Today, summer camp has becomeContinue Reading »
We live in an era of fake news, conspiracy theories and half-truths. Detractors of the State of Israel are experts in tactics of disseminating disinformation in their ongoing campaign of misrepresenting the history of the Land of Israel as a means to taint various facets of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. Repeating the same lies over andContinue Reading »
Riots in Ramallah, the Palestinian Authority (PA) capital, just north of Jerusalem. Palestinians are throwing rocks and explosives. A 21-year-old Israeli captain and his soldiers must calm the violence. The situation could turn deadly in an instant. Someone hands a Molotov cocktail to a six-year-old boy. Despite warnings shouted in Arabic, the boy inches towardContinue Reading »
A 2017 report from the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) revealed that nearly one in three of the 2.1 million Palestinians in the Gaza Strip lives below the poverty level, and 33.7% of the population lives in a level of deep poverty, which the PCBS defines as being unable to meet “the minimum requiredContinue Reading »
Monday, 16 September 2019 | The United States and Israel could move towards arranging a mutual defense treaty linking the two countries, according to US President Donald Trump’s Twitter feed and comments from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. On Saturday, Trump tweeted in a pair of tweets, “I had a call today with Prime MinisterContinue Reading »
Monday, 9 September | Just two weeks after Israel foiled an Iranian drone attack plot, Gaza terrorists launched their own drone attack and bombed an Israeli military vehicle on Saturday. In response, Israel struck multiple Hamas targets. The incident follows the firing of multiple rockets at Israel from Gaza on Friday, with a report fromContinue Reading »
Monday, 2 September 2019 | The announcement came late yesterday afternoon. Shortly after 4:00 p.m., Iran’s Lebanon-based terror proxy Hezbollah made good on its vows of revenge against the Jewish state, firing three sophisticated Russian-made Kornet anti-tank missiles at an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) base and a nearby military jeep in northern Israel. There wereContinue Reading »
Monday, 19 August 2019 | On Friday evening—as Israelis settled in for the day of rest on the Sabbath—rocket sirens screamed throughout the south of Israel, giving communities in the Gaza border region 15 seconds to find shelter from an incoming rocket from the coastal enclave. When the aerial assault was over and Israelis emergedContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 | Israel’s navy has been training for a massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami that would lay waste to much of the country’s infrastructure and cause tens of thousands of casualties in a multinational drill involving 11 countries. According to data, there is a significant earthquake in the region every 100 years,Continue Reading »
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