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Israel (News/Activism)

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  • Hamas using honeypots to target Israeli soldiers on Instagram

    08/16/2018 5:20:05 AM PDT · by SJackson · 8 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | August 14, 2018 | Anna Ahronheim
    The IDF has uncovered another Hamas network posing as attractive young women on social networks in order to honeypot soldiers, this time on Instagram, in order to access as much information and intelligence on the army that they can. “This is a network in which the culture of sharing is paramount and where everything revolves around pictures and ‘see me,’” said Lt.-Col. A, the head of information security policies at the IDF’s Information Security Department. Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page. According to him, “Popularity and the need to follow back increases the risk” of soldiers...
  • YouTube: Video of Children Murdered by Islamic Terrorists is Hate Speech

    08/15/2018 11:00:01 AM PDT · by detective · 13 replies
    Front Page ^ | August 15, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    The video appears to date back to somewhere around 2005 to 2008. I was one of many who uploaded it back then to commemorate the Israeli children murdered by Islamic terrorists during a particular period of years. You can still find it as a slideshow, and as a webpage.
  • Liberman to Gaza residents: 'Israel not problem but solution'

    08/15/2018 12:05:15 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 15/8/18
    Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman addressed Gaza residents via the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories Major General Kamil Abu Rokun's Facebook page via the Al Monaseq website. "I distinguish between Hamas leadership and the ordinary residents of Gaza," Liberman wrote. "Therefore, I decided to open the Kerem Shalom crossing and extend the fishing area back to 9 miles, as a clear message to Gaza's residents: Quiet pays off and violence doesn't pay off. The residents of Gaza have something to gain when Israeli citizens enjoy quiet and security, and something to lose when the peace is disturbed. "The people...
  • IAI TO PROVIDE BARAK-8 MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM FOR NAVY’S NEW WARSHIPS (Israel)

    08/14/2018 10:35:08 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 11 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | AUGUST 14, 2018 | ANNA AHRONHEIM
    The Barak-8 missile is launched during a test. (photo credit: IAI) Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will provide advanced defense systems to Israel Navy’s new Sa’ar-6 corvettes to protect strategic maritime assets, the defense giant announced on Tuesday. The contract was led by the navy, the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D) and the procurement administration in Israel’s Defense Ministry. The Barak-8 system was chosen after it was demonstrated to meet the operational requirements and future challenges faced by Israel’s navy. The systems will be used to protect Israel’s exclusive economic zone and strategic facilities that are faced with diversified...
  • The Democrats Don’t Have a Foreign Policy, They Have A Trump Policy

    05/10/2018 6:30:32 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 22 replies
    FrontPage ^ | 5/10/18 | Greenfield
    The Democrats Don’t Have a Foreign Policy, They Have A Trump Policy Not just treasonous, stupid. May 10, 2018 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. Quick, what’s the Dem position on Syria? What about China? Don’t bother. There was once a time when Democrats could discuss Syria, North Korea, the South China Sea, economic tensions in the European Union and the future of Africa. But that was before Trump. Democrats don’t have a foreign policy anymore. They have a Trump...
  • Conservative activist disrupts campaign event for Muslim candidates

    08/12/2018 2:38:06 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/12/18 | Avery Anapol
    A conservative activist crashed a campaign event for two Muslim candidates on Saturday, interrupting them with shouted questions about Hamas and “terrorist groups.” Laura Loomer, formerly of the group Project Veritas, shared images and video of the incident on Twitter, calling the candidates "Jihadi" and writing that she was helping Minnesotans “break free from Sharia.” The event supported Minnesota state Rep. Ilhan Omar (DFL) and former Michigan state Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D). Omar is a Somali-American candidate running to fill the congressional seat vacated by Rep. Keith Ellison (D), who is running for Minnesota attorney general. Tlaib, meanwhile, won the...
  • Corbyn urged to step down amid latest controversy [wreath at graves of Munich Olympics terrorists]

    08/12/2018 3:52:28 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    INN ^ | 08/13/18 00:07 | Elad Benari
    British Home Secretary Sajid Javid on Sunday suggested that Jeremy Corbyn should quit as Labour leader following controversy over his visit to a cemetery in Tunisia containing memorials to Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) terrorists, the Daily Mail reports. Questions were raised over Corbyn’s 2014 trip after the Daily Mail published pictures of the Labour leader holding a wreath near the graves of some of those terrorists who were responsible for the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics. Labour said that Corbyn had already made clear he was paying his respects to the victims of a 1985 Israeli...
  • Failed business leaves Israel with a crocodile conundrum

    08/10/2018 11:57:36 AM PDT · by SJackson · 255 replies
    CBS News ^ | 8-9-18
    PETZAEL, West Bank -- An Israeli businessman appears to have bitten off more than he can chew with plans for a crocodile farm in a West Bank settlement. Hundreds of crocodiles have been stranded at the farm in a remote spot in the Jordan Valley -- left behind by a pair of failed business ventures. The crocodiles were brought to the settlement of Petzael in the mid-1990s as a tourist attraction. Ensuing Israeli-Palestinian violence kept visitors away, prompting the crocodiles' purchase by entrepreneur Gadi Biton, who hoped to sell them for their skin. But his venture flopped after Israel passed...
  • Alexandria Ocasio Cortez: Medicare For All Is Cheaper Because It Reduces Funeral Costs

    08/09/2018 11:52:04 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 98 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 9, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is fun. No, I mean that in all sincerity; she’s a fun candidate. She’s now one of the faces of the emerging left wing of the Democratic Party. Some have even called her the future of the Democratic Party. Maybe they should slow their roll on her, but hey—a Democratic implosion of rising talent is always a fun show to watch. She’s feisty. She has her moments, but when it comes to the policy discussion for her television hits, she veers into rocky shoals. casio-Cortez is clueless on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, playing whack-a-mole concerning whether there should be...
  • Boeing Reportedly Blocks Offer Of Used 767s For Israeli Air Force Tanker Competition

    08/10/2018 8:04:13 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 4 replies
    The Drive ^ | August 7, 2018 | JOSEPH TREVITHICK
    Israel is mulling over a large, multi-billion dollar defense spending boost for the Israeli Air Force, or IAF, which could include money for fighter jets, transport helicopters, cargo planes, and six new aerial refueling tankers. This last tender was already set to be highly competitive and now there are reports that Boeing has blocked Israel Aerospace Industries, also known as IAI, from offering second-hand 767 airliners converted into tanker-transports, which would be a direct threat to its own troublesome 767-based KC-46 Pegasus. The Israeli business daily Globes was the first to report the developments on Aug. 6, 2018. According to...
  • Brazil presidential front-runner vows to close Palestinian embassy

    08/09/2018 6:43:51 AM PDT · by BlueStateRightist · 6 replies
    The Tiimes of Israel ^ | August 9, 2018 | Marcus M. Gilban
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (JTA) — Brazil’s front-running presidential candidate has announced he will close the Palestinian embassy in Brasilia in addition to moving his country’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. “Is Palestine a country? Palestine is not a country, so there should be no embassy here,” Jair Bolsonaro, a lawmaker from the Social Liberal Party, declared on Tuesday when the National Congress reopened after a three-week recess. “You do not negotiate with terrorists,” he added.
  • 'They are bombing Ashkelon from my former home's balcony'

    08/09/2018 10:25:16 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 10/8/19 | Benny Tocker
    Lt. Col. (res.) Avi Farhan, who was evicted from Yamit and Gush Katif, on Thursday called on the government to provide the appropriate Zionist response to terrorism and to reestablish the communities of Dugit, Elei Sinai and Nisanit on the northern tip of Gaza. The three communities were evicted in 2005 as part of the “Disengagement” from Gaza. In a conversation with Arutz Sheva, Farhan pointed out that Gazan Arabs do not live on the ruins of these three communities. "There are only ruins there, and they serve as a nest for terrorism. These communities should be rebuilt just as...
  • Thousands march in Gay Pride Parade in Jerusalem

    08/09/2018 11:17:29 AM PDT · by Salman · 37 replies
    Florida Jewish Journal (via Sun Sentinel) ^ | August 7, 2018 | Israel Hayom
    Amid tensions and mass protests over equal surrogacy rights for gay couples in Israel, tens of thousands of people marched in what is being billed as the largest-ever Gay Pride Parade in Jerusalem. The march, which began at Liberty Bell Park under heavy police protection, marks three years since an ultra-Orthodox zealot, Yishai Schlissel, stabbed teenage marcher Shira Banki to death and wounded several others. Organizers said an estimated 30,000 people joined the march, which ended at Independence Park after winding its way down Keren Hayesod, Hillel and Moshe Ben Yisrael streets.
  • IDF Instructs Summer Camps, Schools to Close Due to Rocket Fire....

    08/09/2018 7:12:05 AM PDT · by caww · 16 replies
    breitbart ^ | 8/9/2018 | Deborah Dehann
    Following a barrage of 'more than 180 rockets', the IDF issued directives to residents of southern Israel on Wednesday night and Thursday morning, instructing them to close down summer camps and stay near bomb shelters. Institutions of higher education were also closed. Southern residents were instructed to remain close to a bomb shelter. The army also told people not to organize large gatherings. Farmers were told not to work in their fields. Government offices and private businesses were instructed to operate in a limited capacity, the military said. Trains would run partially. Throughout Wednesday night and Thursday morning, Gaza terror...
  • Over 70 rockets launched; Hamas: 'We are delivering on our promise'

    08/08/2018 2:30:28 PM PDT · by McGruff · 40 replies
    THE JERUSALEM POST ^ | August 9, 2018 | JERUSALEM POST STAFF
    Ongoing rocket sirens in southern Israel since 19:00 pm Wednesday. IDF spokesperson reports over 70 rockets launched during the evening, most of which landed in open territory and 11 of which were intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system. 15 Israelis have been injured from the rocket launches and many families are spending the night in the home shelters. Hamas in a statement: “We are delivering on our promise. The resistance accepted the responsibility to even the playing field with the enemy and it is succeeding in doing so.”
  • 'Mutiny' at UNRWA

    08/08/2018 10:22:54 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 24 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8/8/18
    Workers have seized partial control of the headquarters of the UN agency for Palestinian Arab refugees and their descendants in Hamas-run Gaza, its head said Wednesday, accusing their union of "mutiny" over job cuts. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) announced last month more than 250 staff in Gaza and Judea and Samaria would lose their jobs, after a $300 million cut in annual funding from the United States. The redundancies have prompted daily protests by the agency's labour union in the enclave, which UNRWA's Gaza head said have led to security concerns. "They have taken over the...
  • IDF confirms road closures near Gaza Strip

    08/08/2018 6:38:24 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 2 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | August 8 | Staff
    Roads were closed in areas surrounding the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, the army announced, "in light of Hamas's statements and the clearing of Hamas posts." The army said no other special instructions were issued.
  • Sen. Booker’s Romance with the Anti-Israel Fringe-A dark pattern emerges.

    08/08/2018 5:47:24 AM PDT · by SJackson · 5 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | August 8, 2018 | Joseph Klein
    The anti-Semitic U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR) promotes the “Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions” (BDS) movement against Israel and, in that connection, has reportedly funneled donations to a Palestinian group with ties to terrorist organizations such as Hamas. Nevertheless, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), one of several Democrat senators contemplating a presidential run in 2020, made the obligatory appearance at the radical Left Netroots Nation’s 2018 conference last week where he managed to provide some cover for USCPR. Senator Booker did so when he smilingly appeared in a photo holding up a sign that declared, “From Palestine to Mexico, all the walls have got to go.” The...
  • Public University Pays Radical 89-yr-old Linguist Who Supports Hezbollah $750k to Teach Politics

    08/07/2018 4:13:57 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 7, 2018 | Admin
    A public university is paying a radical 89-year-old linguist hundreds of thousands of dollars to teach his famously leftist brand of politics, according to records obtained by Judicial after a months-long battle with the taxpayer-funded institution. Judicial Watch launched an investigation after the University of Arizona (UA), located in Tucson with an enrollment of about 40,000, announced that it hired Noam Chomsky to teach a general education course for undergraduates titled “What is Politics?” In the announcement UA describes Chomsky as a “world-renowned linguist” and one of the “most cited scholars in modern history.” The reality is that Chomsky is...
  • Trump’s Iran Sanctions Already Biting

    08/07/2018 2:41:06 PM PDT · by detective · 11 replies
    The New American ^ | 07 August 2018 | Bob Adelmann
    In announcing the imposition of the sanctions against Iran promised back in May, President Trump tweeted on Tuesday: “The Iran sanctions have officially been cast. These are among the most biting sanctions ever imposed, and in November they will ratchet up to yet another level. Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States. I am asking for WORLD PEACE, nothing less!” On Monday the president explained why he was imposing the sanctions, and asking other nations to cooperate: “We urge all nations to take such steps to make clear that the Iranian regime faces...