As Gaza approaches combustible levels, West Bank’s deceptive quiet faces tests

October 19, 2018 by  
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As tensions mount in the Gaza Strip and Israel following a severe security escalation, the question of whether the West Bank will also flare up remains relevant. Israel’s defence establishment is working quietly around the clock to prevent large-scale terrorist attacks that are being planned by Hamas and other Palestinian factions…writes Yaakov Lappin/JNS. Read more

Kids get a ‘time out’ from the unrest near Gaza

August 28, 2018 by  
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For five months now, since March 2018, Israeli communities bordering Gaza have sustained ongoing terrorism and arson from hundreds of rockets and incendiary devices, causing constant stress and chaos for the 50,000 people who call this region home…writes Rachel Kontorovich/JNS. Read more

IDF targets Hamas military post after Gazans breach Israel’s border fence

August 5, 2018 by  
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The Israel Defense Forces targeted a Hamas military post in the southern Gaza Strip on Friday after a number of Gazans breached the border fence. Read more

Fire kites sting Negev honey farms just before Rosh Hashanah

When you drive into Israel’s Sha’ar HaNegev Region in the northwestern Negev, the fields are burnt and black. The trees are broken, and the smell of acrid smoke stings the eyes and nose…writes Maayan Jaffe-Hoffman/JNS. Read more

Terror balloons land in Beersheva, deeper into Israel

August 1, 2018 by  
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For the first time, an incendiary “terror balloon” from Gaza landed in the ancient city of Beersheva on Monday, raising concerns that terrorists are attempting to cause arson fires deeper inside Israel and in more heavily populated areas. Read more

World Jewish Congress urges UNHRC commission of inquiry on Gaza to remain independent and impartial

July 29, 2018 by  
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The World Jewish Congress is calling on the United Nations Human Rights Council’s commission of inquiry on Gaza, whose three members were appointed this week, to ensure that it “maintains the highest levels of balance and objectivity” when investigating the events of the recent protests on the Israel-Gaza border. Read more

A Gaza problem without a solution

July 26, 2018 by  
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U.S. President Donald Trump’s belief in his negotiating skills was so great that at one point, he claimed that achieving peace in the Middle East wouldn’t “be as difficult as people have thought”…writes Jonathan S. Tobin. Read more

IDF strikes Hamas after soldier hit by Palestinian sniper, using kids as shields

July 26, 2018 by  
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The Israel Defence Forces hit several targets in the Gaza Strip late Wednesday after a Palestinian sniper moderately injured a soldier patrolling near the border. Read more

After massive IDF retaliation following death of soldier, ceasefire holds

July 22, 2018 by  
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A tense ceasefire held on the Gaza border Saturday following several waves of Israeli strikes on Hamas targets in the Strip in retaliation for the death of a soldier shot dead by sniper fire. Read more

Israel calls for a return to normal life after 200-rocket barrage from Hamas in Gaza

July 16, 2018 by  
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Israeli authorities removed restrictions on Gaza-area communities on Sunday morning, allowing Israeli citizens to gather in public, stray farther than sprinting distance from bomb shelters and work their agricultural fields, due to a ceasefire put in place between Israel and Hamas. Read more

Netanyahu, Liberman: IDF Strikes Dealt ‘Severe Blow’ to Hamas

July 16, 2018 by  
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Israel’s Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defence Minister Avigdor Liberman said yesterday that IDF air strikes on Hamas targets in Gaza over the weekend had delivered a “severe” blow to Hamas while Liberman added that Israel has “no intention of learning to live” with ongoing kite-born arson attacks from Gaza.  Read more

Cabinet instructs IDF to act against arson attacks

July 16, 2018 by  
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Israel will respond with military action to any incendiary kite or fire balloon sent into its territory from Gaza, the Cabinet decreed on Sunday at the conclusion of a special meeting held to discuss the escalation in the South. Read more

AJA slams ABC “bias”

July 15, 2018 by  
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The Australian Jewish Association has slammed the ABC following its TV news report on the weekend’s rocket and mortar attack on Israel and Israel’s retaliation. Read more

Israel under fire

July 15, 2018 by  
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Three people were injured when a mortar fired from Gaza hit a house in the town of Sderot at around 6:30 p.m Saturday evening. Read more

PLO-Hamas anti-England, anti-Israel hatred politicises FIFA World Cup

July 11, 2018 by  
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Hatred against Britain and Israel surfaced in Gaza as England progressed its way through the World Cup to meet Sweden in the quarter finals…writes David Singer. Read more

ZFA asks The Greens to condemn eco terrorism

June 28, 2018 by  
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The Zionist Federation of Australia calls upon Senator Richard Di Natale as leader of the Australian Greens to abide by its core principles and condemn the eco terrorism being perpetrated by Palestinians in Gaza against Israel.  Read more

Learning the lessons of Gaza

In the view of many Israeli security experts, the results of the 2014 Gaza war were decisive…writes Jonathan S. Tobin, Read more

Israelis in the south scramble to shelter under barrage of rockets fired from Gaza

June 21, 2018 by  
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The residents of southern Israel faced a barrage of rockets from Gaza early Wednesday morning, with 45 rockets and mortars fired at Israeli communities. Read more

ZFNZ critical of NZ’s stance on Israel

June 18, 2018 by  
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The Zionist Federation of New Zealand has issued a statement saying New Zealand believes that Israel should allow Israelis be killed proportionately to satisfy the international community. Read more

Anti-Semitism at the United Nations can’t go ignored

It was just another day at the office for U.N. officials. As it has done innumerable times in the last 50 years, on June 12, the General Assembly devoted an entire day of debate, procedural wrangling and voting to an effort to condemn Israel. As was the case with almost every previous effort of this kind, it succeeded…writes Jonathan S. Tobin/JNS. Read more

Gaza scams continue aided and abetted by UN

June 15, 2018 by  
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One of the longest running fraudulent schemes in recent times must surely be the continuing international funding of the terrorist entity known as Gaza…writes Michael Kuttner. Read more

World Jewish Congress: Gaza resolution proves UN held hostage by anti-Israel elements

June 15, 2018 by  
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The World Jewish Congress has denounced the United Nations General Assembly’s approval of a disproportionate and biased resolution condemning Israel over alleged excessive use of force against Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip, which passed 120 countries in favor, 8 against, and 45 abstaining. Read more

Israeli embassy in New Zealand says upcoming UNGA assembly will be one-sided

June 12, 2018 by  
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The suggested United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) scheduled to take place tomorrow  (Wednesday) concerning the violence on the Gaza Border is one-sided. Read more

IDF destroys terror tunnel, attacks targets in Gaza in response to security breach

May 24, 2018 by  
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The Israel Defence Forces attacked multiple targets in Gaza and destroyed a Hamas terror tunnel early on Wednesday. Read more

At the Israel border, pointing fingers at the wrong abuser

May 18, 2018 by  
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When confronted with absolute evil or the depths of human depravity, some of us experience a very particular kind of depression. It’s as if we just can’t cope with such a repudiation of humanity…writes Melanie Phillips/JNS. Read more

Hamas turns away supplies from Israel, including bandages, IV fluids and fuel

May 18, 2018 by  
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Despite reporting a dire need for medical equipment, the Hamas terror organisation turned back two shipments of medical supplies for their populace because the goods bore labels from the Israel Defence Forces.
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Former IDF commander: Hamas are ‘gangsters holding two million Palestinians as hostages’

May 16, 2018 by  
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Former Israel Defense Forces’ South Commander Maj. Gen. Yoav Galant likened the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, as a group of “gangsters” holding Gazans “hostage” and spilling their blood to provoke Israel. Read more

Ambassador Friedman: Hamas breaching the Gaza border a ‘suicide bomb on a large scale’

May 16, 2018 by  
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Speaking to a group of evangelical faith leaders that serve as informal advisers to U.S. President Donald Trump, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman said that moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem is part of a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make the world a better place”…writes Alex Traiman/JNS. Read more

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder mourns loss of life in Gaza border violence, holds Hamas fully responsible for bloodshed

May 16, 2018 by  
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World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder has reacted to the deadly demonstrations on the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel this week. Read more

Over 50 reported killed in Gaza border riots, IDF carries out airstrikes on Hamas

May 15, 2018 by  
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The death toll along the Israel-Gaza border was rising on Monday amid ongoing Palestinian rioting and violence as the tens of thousands of Gazans, encouraged by the Palestinian terror group Hamas, have rushed the border in an attempt to carry out attacks on Israeli security forces and also infiltrate Israel. Read more

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