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British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) endorsed the British Labour Party, led by Jeremy Corbyn, in the Dec. 12 national elections, despite its problem with anti-Semitism. As of Friday morning, incumbent premier Boris Johnson and his Conservative Party won 365 seats in the 650-seat House of Commons—their biggest victory since 1987, while Labour won 203 seats. As the devastating results came in, Corbyn announced that...
Healy Hall at Georgetown University. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.
Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-Va.) has called on the U.S. Department of Education to investigate whether Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies violated Title VI of the 1965 Higher Education Act for allegedly having an anti-Israel agenda. “While any university is free under the First Amendment to pursue any academic course it deems worthwhile, no matter how unwise, it does...
Heart surgery. Credit: Pixabay.
A cardiac catheterization using sound waves was successfully performed for the first time in Israel on Sunday by the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. The procedure was done to treat a complex case of severe arterial congestion, reported the Tazpit News Agency. The 66-year-old patient had calcium build-up, and doctors used special equipment developed by SHOCKWAVE after a previously performed catheterization failed to...
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks to the media in the press briefing room at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on June 13, 2019. Credit: State Department Photo by Michael Gross.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo helped release nearly $115 million in U.S. economic assistance to Lebanon after a hold was placed on it, reported Bloomberg on Thursday, citing four people familiar with the situation. According to the outlet, “the hold on the Economic Support Funds, which had not been previously reported, was imposed by Bonnie Glick, the deputy administrator at the U.S....
Labor-Gesher co-chairman Amir Peretz speaks during a vote on a bill to dissolve the Knesset in Jerusalem on Dec. 11, 2019. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.
After being unable to form a government following two inconclusive elections, Israelis will now need to head back to the polls on March 2 for a third round of voting within the past 12 months. Early polls indicate that another election may once again fail to create a conclusive result between Israel’s right-wing and religious bloc, and its left-wing...
U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.). Credit: YouTube.
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) on Thursday falsely blamed “white supremacy” for Tuesday’s shooting at the JC Kosher Supermarket in Jersey City. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) retweeted a post on Thursday by the anti-Israel group IfNotNow, expressing condolences for the three civilians killed in Tuesday’s shooting at the JC Kosher Supermarket in Jersey City, in which the congresswoman falsely blamed white...
Armenians are marched to a nearby prison in Mezireh by armed Turkish soldiers in Kharpert, Armenia, in April 1915. Credit: Project SAVE via Wikimedia Commons.
The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution on Thursday recognizing the Armenian Genocide. The 1915 Turkish massacre took the lives of 1.5 million Armenians. The resolution had previously been blocked by Republican senators, reportedly at the request of the Trump administration. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) was one who objected, saying senators shouldn’t “sugarcoat history or try to rewrite it.” He added that he was...
The International Criminal Court building in The Hague. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.
The Palestinians were just hit by a judicial bombshell. Last week, the International Criminal Court (ICC) published its Office of the Prosecutor Report. While it predictably accused Israel of false war crimes in Judea and Samaria, it also, for the first time, subtly mentioned that the Palestinian Authority could be guilty of war crimes over payments to terrorists. Article 222 states:...
alt="Exterior of the JC Kosher Supermarket in Jersey City, N.J. Source: Website."
Residents of Jersey City, where two Chassidic Jews were murdered at a kosher market on Tuesday, were caught on camera blaming the victims in the aftermath of the attack. An employee of the store, as well as a police detective, were also killed on Dec. 10 in the wake of an attack on the JC Kosher Market in the Greenville...
The monument in memory of Holocaust victims in WWII in Berlin, Germany, on Aug. 25, 2019. Photo by Yahav Gamliel/Flash90.
One of Germany’s richest families, the owners of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and other brands, is donating millions of euros to help Holocaust survivors to atone for its use of forced labor during the Nazi Holocaust and support for Adolf Hitler, the AP exclusively reported on Thursday. The Reimann family’s JAB Investors company is planning to announce on Thursday that it is giving...

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