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 By Adam Abrams    News    November 10, 2017

UN's $1.3b plan against Israel

The United Nations has earmarked some $1.3 billion to fund Palestinian legal campaigns against Israel and to support the creation of an independent Palestinian state, in what experts are calling an unprecedented act singling out the Jewish state at...

 
 By Adam Abrams    News    November 3, 2017

Tension rises in Israel's north as Syria, Iran team to fight 'Zio-American schemes'

The IDF struck three Syrian rocket launchers Saturday after five rockets from Syria entered the Israeli Golan Heights earlier that day, and as Iran’s military chief inked an agreement with Damascus pledging to combat “Zio-American schemes.” Mea...

 
 By Adam Abrams    News    October 13, 2017

Bereaved families introduce new group to combat terror in Israel

In what turned out to be a timely announcement, dozens of bereaved families Sept. 26 unveiled a new organization that seeks to fight and deter terrorism in the Jewish state. On the same day, a Palestinian terrorist killed three Israelis in the...

 
 By Adam Abrams    News    September 29, 2017

Meeting highlights warming Israel-Arab ties

At a time of warming relations between Israel and Arab states, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held his first public meeting Monday with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on the...

 
 By Adam Abrams    News    September 29, 2017

IDF: Israel prepared to 'neutralize' Hezbollah

Despite the raging civil war to Israel’s north and east in Syria, the Jewish state’s northern border has remained precariously quiet over the last decade. No stranger to looming threats, Israeli officials are planning and ready for several...

 
 By Adam Abrams    News    August 11, 2017

Walls that work: Can Israeli tech be Trump's solution for Mexico border security?

The Trump administration has reportedly reached a new contract with the Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems to implement advanced security systems on the U.S. border with Mexico,...

 
 By Adam Abrams    News    August 11, 2017

The Western Wall prayer controversy: separating fact from fiction

Before an Arab terror attack that killed two Israeli policemen ignited the latest wave of tension over the Temple Mount, much of the Jewish world’s attention had focused on an internal Jewish controversy surrounding prayer rights at the adjacent...

 
 By Adam Abrams    News    July 28, 2017

Israelis killed at Shabbat meal

A Palestinian terrorist fatally stabbed an Israeli father and two of his adult children last Friday night in the Samaria community of Halamish, amid escalating tension over Jerusalem's Temple Mount....

 
 By Adam Abrams    Features    July 28, 2017

Maccabiah Games yield 'positive connections' to Israel for athletes worldwide

Some 7,000 Jewish athletes from 80 countries prepared to head back to their home countries this week following the 20th Maccabiah Games, a two-week event that is being praised for helping create...

 
 By Adam Abrams    News    July 21, 2017

SodaStream gets more bang for its buck with new spokeswoman

Mayim Bialik, a star on the CBS hit sitcom "The Big Bang Theory," launched a witty new video campaign this week for SodaStream, succeeding actress Scarlett Johansson as the official pitchwoman for...

 
 By Adam Abrams    News    July 7, 2017

Despite flare-up, Israel's response to Syrian mortar fire deemed 'old policy'

Mortar shells fired from Syria into the Israeli Golan Heights Saturday prompted the IDF to respond with a retaliatory strike in Syria, purportedly killing Syrian soldiers. Despite the incidents, a...

 
 By Adam Abrams    News    June 30, 2017

International Jewish athletes 'return' to Jerusalem for 20th Maccabiah Games

During the 20th Maccabiah Games next month, about 7,000 Jewish athletes from 80 countries will descend upon the Holy Land to join 2,500 Israeli athletes in the Olympic-style competition. Held every...

 
 By Adam Abrams    News    June 16, 2017

After London Bridge attack, UK and Israel pledge to fight Islamist terror 'trend'

Following Saturday night's terror attack that killed seven people and injured as many as 50 in London, British Prime Minister Theresa May said "enough is enough" and vowed to crack down on the "evil...

 
 By Adam Abrams    News    April 28, 2017

NY Times amends Barghouti op-ed amid outcry, prisoner hunger strike continues

A day after convicted Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti wrote a New York Times op-ed that omitted his crimes and terrorist organization membership and sparked scathing rebuke from the...

 
 By Adam Abrams    News    March 17, 2017

BDS movement suffers setbacks

Israel's Knesset last week passed landmark legislation against the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, representing just one of several setbacks this month for BDS around...

 

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