Monday, 29 July 2019 | According to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UNESC), only one country in the world violates women’s rights. The nation guilty of the terrible repression of its female population is not Saudi Arabia, where the ban on women drivers was lifted only a year ago and where women requireContinue Reading »
Monday, 29 July 2019 | In an overwhelming majority vote to stand with Israel, the United States House of Representatives passed a resolution last week condemning the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement. A vote of 398–17 passed House Resolution 246, which opposes the BDS movement, “targeting Israel, including efforts to target United States companies thatContinue Reading »
Monday, 29 July 2019 | The IDF [Israel Defense Forces] is facing a new challenge in attempting to thwart attacks on Israel from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip—the post office. In the past 12 months, the Gaza office of the Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) has confiscated more than 1,600 items sent toContinue Reading »
Friday, 26 July 2019 | On July 22, 2019, Admiral Ali Shamkhani, secretary-general of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, made a surprise visit to the Khatam-al Anbia military headquarters. The Iranian media linked the visit to “the security situation in our region.” According to Tasnim, the news agency affiliated with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard CorpsContinue Reading »
Friday, 26 July 2019 | The Israeli embassy in Finland over the past year and a half has been subjected to countless anti-Semitic acts of vandalism with the latest in the series of disturbing incidents occurring over the past weekend. The embassy, located in the capital city of Helsinki, has been targeted by far-right extremistsContinue Reading »
Friday, 26 July 2019 | When Saudi blogger Mohammed Saud arrived at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on July 22, he apparently thought he would peacefully pray at the site before proceeding to tour the markets of the Old City of Jerusalem. Moreover, Saud apparently believed that as an Arab Muslim, he would be warmly welcomedContinue Reading »
Friday, 26 July 2019 | Naftali Arian survived the Auschwitz concentration camp and on Wednesday the man who lost everyone but remained an optimist passed away at the age of 91. I met Naftali when I was writing an article for last Holocaust Memorial Day, about survivors still living among us. As the daughter ofContinue Reading »
Thursday, 25 July 2019 | Images from Monday of Israeli forces demolishing 12 Palestinian residential buildings with heavy construction equipment and dynamite blasts under cover of night have drawn international condemnation. World leaders from all over are chiming in to berate the Jewish state for displacing 17 Palestinians who were living in the buildings, mostContinue Reading »
Thursday, 25 July 2019 | The Shin Bet [Israeli internal] security service has uncovered an Iranian attempt to enlist agents in Israel, the West Bank [Judea and Samaria] and the Gaza Strip, Israeli authorities said Wednesday. According to the security service, the Iranians reached out to potential operatives, initially via fake Facebook accounts and laterContinue Reading »
Thursday, 25 July 2019 | The United States is leading a “maximum pressure” campaign against the Iranians in an effort to curb their malignant behavior, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu couldn’t agree more. In fact, he told visiting US Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Tuesday that pressure is the first, second and third bestContinue Reading »
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