Friday, 8 April 2016 | Allison Bresson, the border police soldier who killed a terrorist and critically wounded another in October 2015 at the Tapuach junction, thus preventing a stabbing attack, will be given the honor of lighting one of the 12 traditional torches at Israel’s national Independence Day eve ceremony. The theme of thisContinue Reading »
Friday, 1 April 2016 | Palestinian incitement related to the Al-Aqsa Mosque has significantly increased in the weeks leading up to Passover, which begins on April 22, in an attempt to raise tensions and cause disturbances and acts of terror. Every year, there is an uptick in Palestinian incitement leading up to the high holidaysContinue Reading »
Friday, 1 April 2016 | Recently, IDF Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Gadi Eisenkot, wrote a letter to IDF soldiers about key military values the army holds dear. Here are some excerpts from the letter. In the last few months, we have been dealing with serious terror acts against Israeli civilians whose purpose is toContinue Reading »
Friday, 1 April 2016 | The US recently issued more sanctions on Iranian entities with connections to Iran’s missile program after recent long-range missile tests by the Islamic Republic. Two days later, Iran responded: by threatening more missile tests. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif was quoted by PressTV as saying on Saturday, “We will respondContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 29 March 2016 | Editor’s Note: Yesterday, Israeli national daily newspaper, Yedioth Ahronoth, and its electronic counterpart, Ynet, hosted a conference on combating the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. Held in Jerusalem, the conference featured a series of expert panels and discussions on the Jewish state’s fight against the growing boycottContinue Reading »
Friday, 25 March, 2016 | A year and a half after the hasty departure of UN troops from the Syrian Golan Heights, the UN force supervising the separation of forces is prepared to disperse its forces on the Syrian side of the border. In recent weeks, officers and soldiers from the United Nations Disengagement ObserverContinue Reading »
Friday, 18 March 2016 | MOSCOW—During his three-hour-long meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, President Reuven Rivlin outlined Israel’s new red lines on Syria in the wake of Moscow’s decision to withdraw its troops from the war-torn country and the ongoing efforts to launch talks to end its civil war. “I felt likeContinue Reading »
Friday 18 March 2016 | Editor’s note: The deadly wave of terror that began last September continues unabated. Since 13 September 2015, 34 people have been killed in terrorist attacks and 404 people (including 4 Palestinians) injured. There have been 206 stabbing attacks (including 66 attempted attacks), 83 shootings, and 42 vehicular (ramming) attacks. SinceContinue Reading »
Friday, 11 March 2016 | More than 850 guests, including many senior French politicians, attended the annual dinner of the Jewish umbrella organization CRIF [Conseil Représentatif des Institutions Juives de France] in Paris on Monday. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls filled in for President François Hollande, who was held up in Brussels at an EUContinue Reading »
Friday 4 March 2016 | Recognizing the need for a focused and comprehensive strategy to combat deligitimization of Israel and the BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) movement, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and the Reut Institute have announced a new joint initiative to help Jewish communities and the State of Israel face this mounting challenge. TheContinue Reading »
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