Thursday, July 09, 2020

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Defense Minister Bans Terror-Supporting Group

(Andrew Friedman/TPS) Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman signed an order banning the Kandil organization Wednesday, and declared organization meetings in Israel to be “illegal gatherings.”

In a statement, Liberman said Kandil is associated with the Muslim Brotherhood and has served in recent

Jewish Students Must Realize That SJP Is About Hate—Only Hate

When students at Toronto’s Ryerson University Hillel proposed to their Student Union that the university participate in the broader Canadian Holocaust Awareness Week, they did not anticipate the jeers, snickers and eventual walkout to prevent a quorum from approving the motion. Nor did they anticipate that this hateful

‘We Don’t See the Stairs Because of the Smoke’

Jerusalem—Last week, Israel found itself facing a surprising threat: a spate of wildfires, mostly concentrated in Haifa and nearby towns but also encompassing some of the center of the country. The flames, fanned by winds and dry weather, struck and destroyed countless homes and acres of forest and, throughout

Israeli Citizen Arrested, Suspected of Supporting ISIS

(Andrew Friedman/TPS) Shin Bet and Israel Police said Wednesday that an Israeli citizen, currently residing in the Palestinian-majority city of Jaljulia, is providing support for ISIS and planning to join the terror group.

The man, who was a minor at the time of his alleged offense, was detained

Six Teens Suspected of Arson Remanded as Israel’s Wildfire Probe Continues

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Six 17-year-old residents of the Galilee village of Jadeidi-Makr, who were arrested last week over their alleged involvement in setting fire to the nearby Ahihud Forest, were denied bail Monday and remanded to Israeli police custody for an additional four days. The suspects were arraigned before

18 Arrests, Knives and IEDs Seized in Judea and Samaria Raids

(Ilana Messika/TPS) The IDF spokesperson stated the IDF and security forces had arrested 15 wanted men during nightly raids in Judea and Samaria on suspicions of involvement in terrorism along with violence toward civilians and security forces. Seven of the detained are wanted activists in the Hamas terrorist organization. All were

Terrorist Gets 16 Years in Prison for Stabbing Attack in Jerusalem

(Ilana Messika/TPS) The Jerusalem District Court has sentenced Mohammad Badr, a resident of Abu Dis, to 16 years in prison for a stabbing attack on HaNeviim Street in Jerusalem last May. One Israeli was wounded in the attack. Badr was sentenced on three separate accounts, namely attempted murder, knife-carrying and illegal stay in

Netanyahu Calls on Obama to Retain Traditional US Policy

(Andrew Friedman/TPS) Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu called on U.S. President Barack Obama Monday not to make any “drastic” changes to long-standing American policy vis-à-vis Israel during the last weeks of his administration.

Speaking at the annual state memorial service for IDF

MK Michael Oren Calls on Israelis to ‘Think Twice’ About Buying French Products

(JNS.org) Member of Knesset Michael Oren (Kulanu) encouraged Israelis to “think twice” about purchasing French-made products following a decision by France’s government to label Israeli products originating from beyond the 1967 lines differently.

“France is labeling Israeli products from

Israel Approves Acquisition of 17 Additional F-35 Fighter Jets

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Sunday that Israel will purchase 17 additional F-35 fighter jets from the U.S.

Israel’s diplomatic-security cabinet unanimously approved the acquisition, saying American defense aid funds would be used to

Rivlin Calls for Dialogue, Not Legislation, Ahead of Muezzin Bill Vote

(Ilana Messika/TPS) President Reuven Rivlin hosted on Tuesday a group of Jewish and Muslim leaders for discussions about the so-called “muezzin bill,” scheduled for a preliminary vote in the Knesset plenum today (Wednesday).

The bill, tabled by MK Moti Yogev (Jewish Home), proposes

Yonkers Residents Place Kvittel in Kotel

Two members of the Lincoln Park Jewish Center recently returned to Yonkers from several weeks in Israel, during which time they prayed at the Kotel.

They continued an ancient custom of inserting kvittlach, notes containing written prayers and requests, into the crevices of the huge foundation

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