“Today we mark the day of appreciation for those who have been wounded in Israel’s wars and in terrorist attacks. Going to battle and defending the State of Israel is an extraordinarily heroic act, but the contribution does not end there. Some people carry the battle scars with them even years later, and some for life. On behalf of the government of Israel, and on behalf of the entire Israeli public, I would like to say to you, to those who have been wounded in Israel’s wars and in terrorist attacks. Thank you very much.”
The New York Times must publicly, clearly and substantively apologize for its reporter lying about “powerful rabbis” and explain how its editors could permit such an obviously anti-Semitic canard to be published on its pages.
“Where were the human rights activists when Hamas decided to launch a rocket from a preschool this week? Where were the human rights activists when Hamas (twice) bombed a humanitarian convoy from Israel facilitating the transfer of humanitarian aid to Palestinians in Gaza? Where were the human rights activists when Palestinian activists terrorized innocent Jewish civilians in LA, New York, London and Toronto this week?”
By Yisroel Goldstein Rabbi Goldstein is the Rabbi of Chabad of Poway, Calif. San Diego — April 29, 2019 … Today should have been my funeral. I was preparing to give my sermon Shabbat morning, Saturday, which was also the last day of Passover, the festival of our freedom, when I heard a loud bang in the… Read More »
By Herb Brandon Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — March 31 … Why is Ariel Gold banned from entering Israel? One can easily find the answer on Twitter or Facebook. Just look for someone yelling that Israel is a criminal, Apartheid state responsible for dozens of massacres, torturing sweet, Palestinian babies and creating dark sandstorms.… Read More »
By Herb Brandon Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — March 11, 2019 … The AIPAC Policy Conference is the largest gathering of America’s pro-Israel community, and will be held this year March 24-26 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Through demonstrations of groundbreaking Israeli innovations, keynote speeches by American and Israeli… Read More »
By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Brussels — December 7, 2018 … The American Jewish Committee (AJC) praised the Council of the European Union unanimous adoption of a statement on combating anti-Semitism across Europe. It is the first time the Council’s 28-member states have passed a comprehensive measure aimed at coordinating counter anti-Semitism actions and to assure the… Read More »