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Israelis protest against Israeli Public Security Minister Amir Ohana in Tel Aviv on July 28, 2020. Photo by Tomer Neuberg/Flash90.

‘My feeling is that it will turn bloody,’ minister says of anti-Netanyahu protests

Israeli Public Security Minister Amir Ohana warned on Wednesday that unless Israelis find a way to rise above their differences, “we will end up with blood.” Speaking with Israel Hayom, he warned that the latest protests...
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin casts his ballot at a voting station in Jerusalem, during the Knesset elections, on March 2, 2020. Photo by Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90.

President Rivlin calls for calm after violence at anti-government demonstrations

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday spoke out against the descent into violence the day before of demonstrations against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Internal Security Minister Amir Ohana. “I want to say clearly,...
Pro-Palestinian activists, supported by a wide array of leftist and Marxist organizations, including Antifa and elements associated with Black Lives Matter, hold a "Day of Rage" protest against Israel's planned extension of its sovereignty to the Jordan Valley and parts of Judea and Samaria, outside the Israeli consulate in Toronto. Credit: TheJ.ca.

‘Day of Rage’ replaces Al-Quds Day as Toronto’s primary anti-Israel, anti-Jewish hate fest

Following Vancouver’s small turnout for the first in a series of “Day of Rage” protests, Toronto and other Canadian cities took their turn bashing the Jewish homeland under the guise of “No to Annexation”...
Israeli security forces guard as Palestinians protest near the city of Tulkarm in the West Bank against the Jewish state's plans to declare sovereignty over parts of Judea and Samaria, June 5, 2020. Photo by Nasser Ishtayeh/Flash90.

Palestinians exhibit little motivation to protest against Israeli sovereignty plans

An estimated 200 Palestinians showed up earlier this month to protest Israel’s plans to declare sovereignty over the Jordan Valley, and parts of Judaea and Samara. The low turnout on June 8 demonstrates that the...
U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy C. Shea. Credit: U.S. Department of State.

Lebanese judge prohibits media from interviewing US ambassador

A Lebanese judge ruled on Saturday that local and foreign media are prohibited from interviewing the country’s U.S. envoy for an entire year after she criticized Hezbollah in an interview. Judge Mohamad Mazeh in the...
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah during a discussion with officials from Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s office, on Sept. 23, 2019. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

Hezbollah chief: ‘We will kill’ before giving up weapons

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah issued a warning on Tuesday evening against anyone trying to take advantage of the current unrest in Lebanon to weaken his organization. “Whoever puts us between the option of withdrawing our...
A statue of Jefferson Davis in New Orleans and its pedestal were removed on May 11, 2017 (it was unveiled on Feb. 22, 1911). The next day, only the foundation remained. In the spring of 2020, the Black Lives Matter movement is urging the removal of Confederate statues, the changing of army-base names and more throughout America. Credit: Bart Everson via Wikimedia Commons.

The unmistakable echoes in the culture war against the West

In Britain, statues of historical figures associated with colonialism or slavery are being pulled down or slated for removal. This is to appease the Black Lives Matters activists and their supporters, both black and white,...
Synagogues, and Jewish agencies and institutions, have been closed while the coronavirus rages through America. Credit: Pixabay.

Which rights take precedence in a pandemic turned civil crisis?

The United States Supreme Court ruled last week that religious services were not exempt from government restrictions on free assembly in a pandemic. Only a few days later, what might have seemed like fair...
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Outrage over the murder of George Floyd doesn’t justify intersectional myths

The outrageous murder in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American man, by local police is a crime that cannot be tolerated or excused. Efforts by extremist agitators to hijack peaceful demonstrations and turn...
Hordes of people protest against police violence one day after the death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American, while in police custody in Minneapolis, May 26, 2020, Credit: Fibonacci Blue via Wikimedia Commons.

Jewish, pro-Israel groups express outrage over death of George Floyd, concern about rioting

Jewish and pro-Israel organizations have expressed outrage over the death of African-American George Floyd, 46, who died on May 25 in the custody of Minneapolis police. Police Officer Derek Chauvin put his left knee on...