Wednesday, 26 February 2020 | Palestinians living under the Palestinian Authority (PA) in the West Bank [Judea and Samaria] and Hamas in the Gaza Strip can only dream about the quality of life their Arab brethren enjoy in Israel. Thanks to the current leaders in the PA and Hamas, the Palestinian people are sunk inContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 | Consistent with Palestinian Authority [PA] policy, there is one message for the Palestinian street and another for the world. Palestinian leaders have intensified their message to Palestinians that they will never accept a “Palestine” that does not replace all of the State of Israel. At the same time, PA andContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 | After a tense round of fighting in which terrorists fired more than 90 projectiles from Gaza into Israel, a tentative cease-fire has taken hold in the more than 12 hours since the last rocket was fired. On Tuesday afternoon the Home Front Command reopened roads and trains it had closedContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 | The latest developments regarding the spread of the coronavirus in Israel could jeopardize the March 2 elections, said a senior government official Sunday night. With a week to go until Israelis head to the polling stations for an unprecedented third time in less than a year, government and election officialsContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 | After a number of violent cycles, a short military campaign, and dozens of rockets launched towards the south, including the cities of Ashkelon and Netivot, the motives of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terror group remain the same—preventing any long-term agreement between Hamas and Israel brokered by Egypt and financedContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 | Palestinian leaders have gone to great lengths to explain their opposition to US President Donald Trump’s recently unveiled plan, “Peace to Prosperity,” for Middle East peace. While these leaders are entitled to oppose Trump’s vision for peace, it is not clear why they are also rejecting US financial aid toContinue Reading »
Monday, 24 February 2020 | Hopes to continue the tentative calm that marked the Israel–Gaza border over the last week were shattered late yesterday afternoon when Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ)—the second largest terror group in the coastal enclave—began firing waves of rockets on southern Israel. The first air raid siren screamed shortly after 5 p.m.Continue Reading »
Monday, 24 February 2020 | As nearly 80,000 worldwide have reportedly been infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus and more and more countries announce confirmed cases of the virus, Israeli officials are fighting to prevent its spread within the Jewish state. Israel has now placed a travel ban on any non-nationals arriving from Japan and SouthContinue Reading »
Monday, 24 February 2020 | A resident of east Jerusalem attempted to stab a passerby at a popular promenade in the city [on Friday]. The woman was apprehended by civilians who were nearby and handed [her] over to the police. “She yelled Allahu akbar and tried to stab the man,” recounted eyewitness Itzik Atiah, whoContinue Reading »
Monday, 24 February 2020 | Despite recent suggestions that relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia are warming, students in the kingdom are still being taught that Israel is the “Zionist enemy,” Jews are monkeys, and that the country is in fact plotting to expand its borders to reach from the river Nile to the riverContinue Reading »
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