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Israeli Temple Mount policemen stopped on Sunday Arab kids from playing soccer on the Temple Mount only after they were requested to do it by one of the Jewish visitors to the holy site, the Temple Organizations Headquarters reported. Soccer games are a common sight on the Temple Mount, according to the report, even though they are explicitly prohibited by...

Family marks 20 years to disappearance of IDF soldier Guy Hever

The family of missing IDF soldier Guy Hever marked 20 years to his disappearance on Thursday, with his mother telling Ynet she has "no doubt he's still alive." Hever, a soldier in the Artillery Corps, left his army base in the Golan Heights on the morning of August 17, 1997, carrying his weapon. He has since disappeared without a trace, despite extensive search...
Israel and a New York City museum have made peace after an event marking the 70th anniversary of the nation's founding was canceled, then placed back on the schedule. Statements from the Israeli ambassador to the United Nations and the Queens Museum both say a ceremony will be held as planned November 29. "The Queens Museum will work with the Israeli...
The chorus of voices joining together across America to condemn white nationalists and neo-Nazis has reached a cacophonous level. It seems that everybody and their Republican grandma is coming out of the woodwork to tell Donald Trump “you’re drunk, go home.” But among these, one voice stands out above the noise — the voice of none other than the...
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Richard Spencer, a white nationalist and de facto leader of the so-called “alt-right,” described himself to a reporter on Israel’s Channel 2 News as “a white Zionist” on Wednesday evening and argued that Israelis “should respect someone like me.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mw8ZPxhgRBk The anchor had asked Spencer about the role of “alt-right” supporters in a march in Charlottesville, Viriginia on Friday, in which...
A small web design company from Kiryat Shmona in northern Israel has launched an online campaign against the Lebanese-based terror group Hezbollah after supporters of the Shiite organization threatened Israel that “the next war is approaching.” Last week, Hezbollah supporters mounted on social media a campaign entitled ‘Time for the Victory’ in which Israelis are cynically advised about “equipment you...
The memorial site of Auschwitz-Birkenau is weighing in on the anti-Semitic and racially charged violence that has erupted in the United States, noting that hatred comes from people who promote it. The state museum, which preserves the site of the former Nazi German death camp, wrote Thursday on Twitter: "One of the hardest lessons for us today. Perpetrators were people....
Statement of Orthodox Rabbis and Clergy on Charlottesville Demonstration and its Aftermath The central teaching of the Bible is that every human being is created in the image of God. This means that every individual and group is unique and to be treasured — but is, no less, equal and of infinite worth. Equality and protection of the law are...
Six months after taking over as Hamas leader in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar sent a threatening message to Israel during a press briefing on Tuesday, saying that while Hamas is not looking to start a war, it will "pummel" Israel if necessary.. "Hamas is not seeking a confrontation, but if such a confrontation should arise, Hamas will pummel Israel," said...
Beloved Jewish novelists and married couple Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman are taking a stand against President Donald Trump in the wake of his response to last weekend’s white supremacist march in Charlottesville. “Jews will not replace us,” the marchers chanted, some of them waving swastikas. They reportedly attacked counterprotesters by dousing them with pepper spray and lighter fluid and swinging lit torches at them. But Trump...

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