Fourth Nationwide Lockdown Coming? COVID Cases Skyrocket; Jerusalem: New Sheikh Jarrah Eviction Battle Looms

A fourth COVID-19 lockdown may be unavoidable if the number of severe hospitalized cases exceeds 1,200, Israel’s coronavirus czar warned at a press conference on Monday. According to Professor Salman Zarka, the Health Ministry will ask Prime Minister Naftali Bennett to instate a complete shutdown should the quality of care decline due to the pandemic. […]

The Intercept Ignores Pro-BDS Congresswoman’s Checkered History on Israel

Betty McCollum is not the most high-profile of politicians. Serving as the representative for Minnesota’s 4th Congressional District since 2001, her political endeavors are arguably overshadowed by fellow Twin Cities Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.  On Israel, McCollum and Omar have much in common: For example, both have falsely accused the Jewish state of maintaining a system […]

Media Fail to Connect Dots Between Palestinian NGOs and PFLP Terrorist Group

After Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz in October 2021 designated six Palestinian non-governmental organizations as terror groups due to their close ties to the US-designated Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), leading news outlets ran numerous articles casting doubt on the merits of Jerusalem’s decision. For instance, an October 22 report by the Associated Press (AP) alleged that […]

Outrage as BBC Demands Jewish Victims of Baseless Slur Reveal Identities

For over a month, the BBC has refused to retract and apologize to Jewish teenagers who were victims of an antisemitic assault in central London in late November, after the British national broadcaster insinuated in an article on its website that they had leveled “anti-Muslims slurs” at their attackers. On November 29, a group of […]

Associated Press Injects ‘Occupation’ Into Story About Palestinian Workers Killed in Car Crash

The Associated Press (AP) has managed to turn the death of eight Palestinians in a West Bank car crash into a broad indictment of Israel. In fact, most of the January 6 piece, titled Road crash in West Bank kills 8 Palestinians, injures 2, isn’t even dedicated to the events and details of the accident. […]

Israel Coronavirus Infections Surge to 115,000 Active Cases; Kiss Frontman Gene Simmons and Others Denounce Boycott of Sydney Festival

Coronavirus infections continued to surge in Israel as official figures revealed there are a record-breaking 115,000 active cases – driven by the highly-contagious Omicron variant – in the country. Of these cases, 205 people are in a serious condition, a rise of 37 from the previous day.  The government is said to be paying close […]

Report: Hamas From Turkey Directed Hundreds of Terrorist Attacks Against Israel; FM Lapid Speaks With Blinken About Iran

Hamas’ headquarters in Istanbul has directed hundreds of terrorist attacks against Israelis and laundered millions of dollars, a new report by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA) found. The organization notes that Turkey “collaborates with terror organizations on both the ideological and operational levels. Terrorists working on Turkish soil establish infrastructures and plan terror […]

Iran as Depicted in Middle Eastern Media: Polarized Coverage of Soleimani’s Assassination Anniversary

The second anniversary of the targeted assassination by the US of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani was marked on January 3 by an attempted Iranian drone strike against a civilian airport in Baghdad, the seizure by Houthi rebels of an Emirati ship off the coast of Yemen, the hacking of the Jerusalem Post newspaper’s website, and […]

From Famine to Freedom: Operation Moses and the Rescue of Ethiopia’s Jews (VIDEO)

This week marks the anniversary of the end of Operation Moses, the seven-week clandestine mission that brought thousands of at-risk Ethiopian Jews to safety in Israel almost four decades ago. Between November 1984 and January 1985, over 8,000 people were airlifted to the Jewish state on some 30 flights from Sudan’s capital, Khartoum. Brave Ethiopian […]

Israel Sets New All-Time Record For Daily Coronavirus Infections; IDF Shoots Down Hezbollah Drone That Crossed Border From Lebanon

Israel has recorded its highest-ever number of new coronavirus infections — driven by the ultra-contagious Omicron variant — the government reported on Wednesday. The record of 11,978 cases diagnosed on Tuesday marks the most new infections reported in a single day since the start of the pandemic. The previous record was set on September 2 […]

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