IDF Arrests Senior Hamas Official in Ramallah

Israeli army soldiers Tuesday night arrested a senior Hamas official in Ramallah, where the Palestinian Authority has demanded total control of security. The IDF did not explain the circumstances behind the counterterrorist operation. Dr. Mahmoud al-Ramahi, the Hamas secretary-general in the Palestinian parliament, was taken into custody from his home for the second time in four […]

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Foreign Ministry Promotes Tel Aviv

Israel’s Ministry of Transport reported earlier this week that an increase of 13 per cent in flights to and from Israel is expected during the winter season, which began last week, Globes reported. The Israel Airport Authority has already approved flights to and from Israel by 53 foreign air carriers. Some companies will be flying […]

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Bush Reveals: I Ordered the Pentagon to Study a Strike on Iran

Former U.S. President George W. Bush has revealed in his new book “Decision Points” that he ordered the Pentagon to plan an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities and also considered a covert attack on Syria. The British newspaper The Guardian quoted a section of Bush’s book, which made its debut on Tuesday, in which he […]

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Mike Huckabee and Malcolm Hoenlein to Speak At Beit El Dinner

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations, will deliver keynote addresses at the annual dinner of the American Friends of the Beit El Yeshiva Center and Arutz Sheva on Sunday Dec. 5 in Manhattan. Huckabee has been outspoken in his support for […]

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US-Born Yemeni Preacher: World Needs More Muslim Terror

Radical Muslim preacher Anwar Al-Awlaki, a native of the United States, released a video this week chastising Muslim clerics who he said are doing too little to encourage terrorism. “Just speaking on the podium is not enough,” he said. “Either we support the mujahideen [terrorists] and win everything, or we let them down and lose […]

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Memorial to Romanian Jews as Mass Grave Uncovered

The Ghetto Fighters’ House Museum (Beit Lohamei Haghetaot) recently received a historic gift – a hand-painted memorial to Jews of Iasi, Romania, who had been murdered by the Nazis. The memorial plaque, created by a 14-year-old artist in 1941, gained special significance due to the discovery late last week of a mass grave in a […]

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New Turkish Anti-Israel Film Highlights Revenge against IDF

Turkey is testing the chilly diplomatic ties with Israel with another anti-Zionist production, this time a movie in which a revenge campaign is carried out against a fictitious Israeli who commanded the boarding of the IHH terrorist Mavi Marmara ship last May 31. In the “Valley of the Wolves – Palestine” film, the “hero” leads […]

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Kadima Moves Leftward: Geneva Activist Joins the Ranks

MK Tzachi Hanegbi, who has been forced to resign from the Knesset, will be replaced by Georgian-born journalist Nino Abesadze. Abesadze is a well-known leftist activist and proponent of the Geneva Initiative. She is close to Kadima head MK Tzipi Livni. On the Geneva Initiative website, Abesadze is listed as directing outreach to Russian speakers. […]

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Europe: Archive Project to Ease Holocaust Research

A new project aims to support Holocaust research by making historical records easier to access. The project, The European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI), will launch in Brussels next week. The primary goal of EHRI is to bring together information that is currently located in archives across Europe. Not only has information on the Holocaust been […]

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Treasury Official Ridicules Hareidim for Too Many Children

A Finance Ministry official shocked the annual Sderot Conference Tuesday, calling Arabs and hareidi-religious Jews “irresponsible” for having “too many children.” Dr. Avi Simchon, who is a senior adviser to the ministry, called on public officials to urge the Arab and Jewish communities to reduce their birth rate. “You must tell them this is irresponsible. This […]

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Arab League Threatens to End Talks, Disband PA

Amr Moussa, head of the Arab League, has threatened to tell the Palestinian Authority to end talks with Israel. In an interview with the Toronto Star, Moussa suggested a variety of alternatives, among them seeking a “one-state solution” to include both Israelis and Palestinian Authority Arabs. Moussa also blamed Israel for a variety of Arab […]

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