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Daily Archives: February 12, 2019

GAO: State Dept Lied to Cover for UNRWA

Watch the video before reading https://youtu.be/p60zF07iEek One of our most extensive areas of journalistic research has involved investigations of Palestinian Authority/UNRWA education. We engaged Israeli and Arab journalists to film PA/UNRWA schools, acquire and translate all new PA/UNRWA school books, and investigate the...
Ori Ansbacher (Courtesy)

Words from a mother about a loss to the Jewish people

I would be happy to write this morning about the new weekly Torah portion, Parshat Tetzave. But it seems to me that the better thing to do is to simply share the words of the...

Nazi, Soviet literature profit centers for bookseller

The New York Times reported on February 7, 2019 about a court decision in which the Austrian government has to pay a property owner in Braunau, a town of about 16,000 people in upper Austria, $1.7...

WWII archive shows how Polish diplomats helped Jews

Polish officials last year announced the recovery of the archive, which they said contained historic documents showing how Polish diplomats helped rescue Jews from the Holocaust during World War II. The diplomats, led by the Polish...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu holds a joint press conference with U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton on Aug. 20, 2018. Photo by Ohad Zweigenberg/POOL.

Bolton warns Iran it won’t have more anniversaries if it keeps threatening America

In the wake of reaffirmation of Tehran’s readiness to attack Israel and America by top-ranking Iranian officials, U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton told Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who celebrated 40 years since the...
Israeli Minister of Interior Affairs and head of the Shas party Aryeh Deri, seen with Shas parliament members at the campaign opening event in Bat Yam on Feb. 10, 2019. Photo by Yehuda Haim/Flash90.

Shas party tells High Court that women can become members, run for office

The sephardic religious Shas Party has formally informed Israel’s High Court of Justice that its regulations do not prevent women from becoming members eligible to run for public office. The statement came following a petition...
Paris demonstration in honor of Ilan Halimi and against anti-Semitism in 2006. Credit: Olivier Lévy/Wikimedia Commons.

Tree in memory of murdered French Jew chopped down in act of anti-Semitism

A tree commemorating a young French Jewish man who was tortured to death in 2006 has been cut off, said authorities on Monday, in an act that has been deemed anti-Semitic. Ilan Halimi, a cell-phone...
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

How Iran deceived the US intelligence community

By: Yigal Carmon and A. Savyon On Jan. 30, U.S. President Trump criticized the U.S. intelligence community’s Worldwide Threat Assessment, released n Jan. 29, 2019, tweeting that it is “naive” about the danger posed by Iran. MEMRI research...
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) being interviewed by Yahoo News on Jan. 30, 2018. Credit: Screenshot.

Omar to speak alongside charity official who praises the killing of Jews

Despite battling accusations of anti-Semitism, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn) is due to speak this month at a fundraising event alongside a senior charity official who has published social-media posts praising the killing of Jews. Islamic Relief USA...
Ori Ansbacher. Source: Courtesy.

PA minister ignores slaying of Jewish teen; criticizes Israel’s mosque search for murderer

Three days ago, 19-year-old Israeli Ori Ansbacher was stabbed several times and brutally murdered in Jerusalem. DNA from the scene led Israel to the Palestinian, 29-year-old Arafat Arfiah, who was captured after soldiers entered...

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