Monday, December 09, 2019

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US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley: Palestinians Must Stop Incitement, Engage in Direct Peace Talks With Israel

(Barney Breen-Portnoy/ algemeiner.com) The Palestinian Authority must “stop its incitement to violence” and engage with Israel in “direct peace negotiations, rather than looking to the U.N.,” a top American diplomatic official said on Tuesday.

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki

Bennett Preparing for National Leadership With Likud Merger

(israelnationalnews.com) Jewish Home leader and Education Minister Naftali Bennett believes that elections are not yet on the horizon. He estimates that the Netanyahu investigations will not lead to an indictment, but like his coalition colleagues he is also preparing for elections. Bennett has brought forward the internal

Israeli Security Forces Bring Down Palestinian Weapons-Smuggling Network

(JNS.org) A months-long joint operation between the Israel Defense Forces, the Shin Bet security agency and the Israel Police to bring down a vast Palestinian terrorist weapons-smuggling network in the West Bank and Gaza concluded Tuesday, with Israeli forces seizing hundreds of illegal or restricted weapon parts and combat

Former Reporter Arrested in Connection With Bomb Threats Against Jewish Institutions

Federal authorities arrested Juan M. Thompson, a 31-year-old former reporter from St. Louis, last Friday in connection with eight bomb threats called into several Jewish institutions over the last month, including the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), officials said.

Thompson, who was fired as a

Israeli Consulate Engages Students to Help Fight BDS

We live in a time when movements like BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions), Free Palestine and SJP (Students for Justice in Palestine) are rampant in colleges across America; this strong anti-Israel sentiment pervades campus culture, and Jewish and pro-Israel groups on campus often struggle to advocate for

White House Acknowledges Anti-Semitic Rise Amid JCC Threats, Vandalism

Eleven more JCCs received threats on Monday, bringing the total to 54 threats in 27 states.

(JNS.org and combined sources) Antisemitism is “horrible” and “has to stop,” US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday during a visit to the National Museum of

Reflections on the Current Debate on Women’s Professional Spiritual Leadership

During the past two weeks, the policy statement issued by the Orthodox Union on the role of women in spiritual leadership in the Orthodox community has generated much discussion and debate. We note in introduction that we have great regard and esteem for the leadership of the OU, its commitment

Deputy Foreign Minister Hotovely: ‘It Is Time to Look Past the Two-State Solution’

(CPMAJO release) Asserting the Jewish claim to Judea and Samaria, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Tzipi Hotovely told the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations’ Leadership Mission on Tuesday that a two-state solution is “impossible.” “The Palestinians are not interested in a state, they want

Israeli Military Expert on Newly Appointed US National Security Adviser McMaster: ‘The Right Man in the Right Place’ for America, Jewish State

(Ruthie Blum/algemeiner.com) General Herbert Raymond (H.R.) McMaster is “the right man in the right place” for both America and the Jewish state, an Israeli military expert told the Hebrew news site nrg on Tuesday about the U.S. president’s appointment of his new national security adviser, who will replace the

Amb. Haley Says U.S. ‘Will Not Turn a Blind Eye’ to UN’s Anti-Israel Bias

(TheTower.org) After years of encountering disproportionate anti-Israel criticism and bias at the United Nations, the United States “will not turn a blind eye to this anymore,” new United States Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said last Thursday.

Haley proclaimed that the U.S. is

Israel to Donate Veterinary Vaccine to Hamas

(Yoni Ariel/TPS) Israel has agreed to donate 30,000 doses of vaccine to help prevent the spread of foot and mouth disease in Gaza. Foot and mouth is a serious and highly infectious virus that affects mostly cattle and sheep. Although not usually fatal, it causes significant economic damage. It is not dangerous to humans.

Iran’s Khamenei Calls for ‘Holy Intifada’ to Destroy Israeli ‘Cancer’

(TheTower.org) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday described Israel as a “cancerous tumor” and called for a “holy intifada” to destroy the Jewish state.

Khamenei’s latest threat came in a speech introducing the regime’s sixth conference in support of a

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