Category Archives: Israel & Middle East

Presbyterian Church document smears Israel, comparing their policies in the West Bank to the apartheid in South Africa

CHRISTIAN POST PCUSA committee passes resolution declaring Israel’s treatment of Palestinians ‘apartheid’ Ian M. Giatti June 29, 2022 A Presbyterian Church (USA) committee has passed a resolution declaring Israel an apartheid state at its General Assembly Tuesday. The motion was … Continue reading

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“Hezbollah’s provocation on Saturday can be viewed as a warning to Israel and energy companies that it has the capability of disrupting gas and oil extractions in the disputed area by military means”

FDD’S LONG WAR JOURNAL Hezbollah Drones Shot Down by IDF Near Disputed Gas Field Joe Truzman July 3, 2022 On Saturday afternoon three Hezbollah drones were shot down by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) after they approached Israel’s economic waters. … Continue reading

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“Fall elections will be Israel’s fifth in three years. Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid will assume office as prime minister at midnight, Bennett to serve as PM-designate and acting religious affairs minister”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) Knesset dissolves, elections slated for Nov. 1 Amir Ettinger and Yehuda Shlezinger June 30, 2022 The Knesset on Thursday voted on its dissolution triggering what will be Israel’s fifth elections in three years. The … Continue reading

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#BDSFail “Jews and Arabs throughout Israel and the disputed territories will continue to enjoy Chunky Monkey, Cherry Garcia and the rest of the uniquely named varieties”

JERUSALEM POST Ben & Jerry’s cancels plan to stop sales in West Bank Lahav Harkov June 29, 2022 Ben & Jerry’s will continue to sell ice cream throughout Israel and the West Bank, after announcing last year that it would … Continue reading

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“Haredi youth disrupted prayer at the Western Wall’s egalitarian prayer section and tore siddurim published by the Conservative Movement”

JERUSALEM POST Violence breaks out at Western Wall after boy blows nose on Siddur page Zvika Klein June 30, 2022 Rosh Hodesh prayer services on Thursday again turned violent at the Kotel. In honor of the month of Tamuz, Rosh … Continue reading

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Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD): “The language you used in regard to the Jewish community, Israel’s influence on our election, and Jewish money have me concerned”

FREE BEACON ‘The Jewish Factor, It’s Money’: Biden Ambassador Pick Under Fire for Anti-Semitic Tirade Adam Kredo June 22, 2022 The Biden administration’s nominee to serve as the U.S. ambassador to Brazil spoke at length about the influence of Jewish … Continue reading

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Pipe will connect Sea of Galilee to infrastructure that in turn links into five desalination plants on the Mediterranean coast

TIMES OF ISRAEL Israel to be 1st in world to pipe desalinated water into a natural lake, the Galilee Sue Surkes Jun 28, 2022 Early next year, Israel is set to become the first country in the world to channel … Continue reading

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“Republican lawmakers and former Trump administration officials called the move a de-facto effort to divide Jerusalem”

JEWISH INSIDER Republicans slam Biden administration for upgrading Palestinian Affairs Unit Marc Rod June 23, 2022 Republican lawmakers and former Trump administration officials are criticizing the Biden administration’s plan to upgrade the Palestinian Affairs Unit in the U.S. Embassy in … Continue reading

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US coordinated meeting in Sharm El Sheikh included military officials from Israel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, the U.A.E. and Bahrain

WALL STREET JOURNAL U.S. Held Secret Meeting With Israeli, Arab Military Chiefs to Counter Iran Air Threat Michael R. Gordon and David S. Cloud June 26, 2022 The U.S. con­vened a se­cret meet­ing of top mil­i­tary of­fi­cials from Is­rael and … Continue reading

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Biden’s visit has an interesting wrinkle. He’ll be flying to Saudi Arabia directly from Israel

WASHINGTON EXAMINER Reality bites Biden Jonathan Schanzer June 23, 2022 …Meanwhile, the Saudis and Israelis recently engaged in a diplomatic agreement that signaled mutual recognition. Egypt sought to hand control of two Red Sea islands — Tiran and Sanafir — … Continue reading

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