Victims were “celebrating birth of a grandson when Palestinian terrorist entered their home and stabbed to death a father and his two adult children”

Terror at Halamish: When a family’s Shabbat celebration turned into a bloody massacre
by Staff
July 22, 2017

The family had gathered for a Friday night Shabbat dinner to celebrate the birth that morning of a grandchild. The Shabbat table was covered with a bright white tablecloth, laden with snacks, bottles of cola and an unopened bottle of whiskey. They were waiting for other guests to arrive, the door of their home at the settlement of Halamish apparently open. Instead, a 19-year old Palestinian, Omar al-Abed, from a nearby village, burst in armed with a large knife and began stabbing the members of the family. There were apparently 10 people in the house when he entered. READ MORE

TIMES OF ISRAEL Victims of Halamish terror attack named

HAARETZ Palestinian Assailant Posts on Facebook Before Killing Three Israelis: ‘I’m Going to Die for Al-Aqsa’

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#JakeTapper attacked by unhinged #LindaSarsour: The story behind the tweets

Linda Sarsour Proves She’s An Unhinged Murderer Apologist
by Bradley Martin
July 21, 2017

When Jake Tapper, CNN’s chief washington correspondent, slammed Linda Sarsour and other progressive leaders of the anti-Trump Women’s March for honoring convicted cop-killer Assata Shakur, Sarsour proceeded to dismiss Tapper as “alt-right.” Of all the possible ways to describe Tapper, “alt-right” is not one. Tapper is one of President Trump’s most vocal critics. And he’s Jewish. Someone should tell Sarsour this would likely disqualify him for membership in any white supremacist group. But Sarsour’s “resume,” Tapper’s condemnation of her, and their subsequent Twitter exchange illustrate the extent to which this darling of the progressive Left—and her progressive Left followers—are unhinged. READ MORE

BREITBART Linda Sarsour’s ‘Jihad and Allah’ Speech Blows Up Her Political Support

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“Palestinian propaganda machine working overtime to market false impression that metal detectors are part of an Israeli scheme to spark a religious war” [VIDEO]

Metal Detectors and Palestinian Lies
by Bassam Tawil
July 22, 2017

The metal detectors have one goal: to prevent terrorists from smuggling weapons into the Temple Mount. That is the act that should be viewed as a desecration of a holy site. Yet, rather than supporting the Israelis’ attempt to thwart bloodshed on this sacred soil, the Palestinians and other Arabs blame Israel for seeking to safeguard the well-being of all people — not least of all Muslim worshipers — through basic security measures. The Palestinian spin doctors are attempting to divert attention from the terror attack by making it look as if the crisis began when Israel installed the metal detectors and not when two police officers were murderedThe Palestinians and other Arabs are now crying to the international community that Israel is seeking to change the status quo at the Temple Mount…READ MORE

YNET Metal detectors to remain at Temple Mount

THE TOWER Temple Mount Crisis: It’s Not About the Metal Detectors

TIMES OF ISRAEL To put it really crudely then, Arabs killed Arabs at a holy place, the Jews are trying to ensure that it doesn’t happen again, and the Arab world is furious with the Jews about it

A planned “Day of Rage” turns violent as Muslims in Jerusalem protest the installation of metal detectors at the al-Aqsa holy site. Muslims rioted, presumably, for the right to bring knives, guns, other weapons to prayer:

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PA increases spending by 13% for salaries to terrorist prisoners and by 4% for payments to families of terrorist “Martyrs”

Huge increase in PA terror funding in 2017
by Itamar Marcus
July 19, 2017

The PA has publicized its budget for 2017, which includes how much it will be spending on salaries to terrorist prisoners and to families of terrorist “Martyrs.” Ignoring demands to stop rewarding terror by the United States, EU countries, Israel and many others, the PA in 2017 is actually increasing significantly these outlays. The PA expenditure for salaries to terrorist prisoners has risen by a huge 13%, from 488 million shekels ($135 million) in 2016 to 550 million shekels ($158 million), and the expenditure for payments to families of “Martyrs” has gone up by 4% from 660 million shekels ($183 million) to 687 million shekels ($197 million). READ MORE

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#Chicago #SlutWalk announces #Zionists not welcome

After Dyke March Scandal, SlutWalk Chicago Bans ‘Zionist Displays’ From Upcoming August Protest
by Ben Cohen
July 20, 2017

After the scandal involving the ejection of Jewish women carrying Star of David pride flags at Chicago’s Dyke March on June 28, a sister organization in the city has announced that it will follow suit by banning “Zionist displays” from its upcoming protest against sexual violence and “rape culture.” The ban was announced this week on social media by the organizers of SlutWalk Chicago — part of an international protest movement that “fights rape culture, victim blaming, and slut shaming.”…“We still stand behind Dyke March Chicago’s decision to remove the Zionist contingent from their event, & we won’t allow Zionist displays at ours,” the organizers tweeted last Sunday — beginning several days of exchanges with other users over the policy. READ MORE

JNS For LGBTQ Jews, niche Birthright Israel trip offers raw emotion and self-discovery

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Radiohead in Israel, was “never going to be just your average rock concert in the park” [VIDEO]

Radiohead overcomes BDS pressure for triumphant night in Tel Aviv
by Ronnie Remeny
July 20, 2017

The last time Radiohead performed in Israel was in 2000, just before the release of the divisive, Kid A; an album which saw the band move towards more experimental music, and away from the guitar-driven sounds of their first three albums. If at the time it seemed an artistic gamble, there was no sign tonight that too many fans had abandoned one of the most celebrated bands in the world, as thousands packed the Yarkon Park venue…And as Thom Yorke sang during Paranoid Android: “When I am king, you will be first against the wall, with your opinion which is of no consequence at all;” the BDS movement, and in particular Roger Waters, had failed to convince Yorke to cancel this memorable and important concert. READ MORE

THE TOWER Defying Boycotters, Radiohead Plays Longest Concert in 11 Years Before 47,000 Israeli Fans

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“Unfortunately, many decent liberals have turned a blind eye to left-wing anti-Zionist agitation that is indistinguishable from anti-Semitism”

Liberals Still Slow To Recognize Anti-Semitism On The Left
by Jonathan S. Tobin
July 9, 2017

To those who hate Jews, any inconsistency is permissible. But what makes this hard for many Jews to understand is that it doesn’t conform to their pre-existing worldview, in which enemies are on the right and allies are on the left. We saw how that worked earlier this year when mainstream liberal Jewish groups like the Anti-Defamation League and others were quick to blame President Trump for a surge in anti-Semitic incidents that mainly centered on a series of bomb threats at JCCs around the country. Trump’s views about immigration and volatile rhetoric were assumed to be the source of the trouble. But it turned out the culprits were a left-wing American writer and an Israeli teen with a mental health condition. READ MORE

TIMES OF ISRAEL UK today: What is clear now is that these left wing groups and institutions are the new anti-Semites.  Their fascistic actions and attitude towards Israel and Zionism have created Jew free zones in politics, education and Trades Unions.

COMMENTARY The ‘Intersectionality’ Trap

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