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  • Woman Used As Human Shield in ‘70s Exposes Hamas Propoganda

    08/01/2014 3:42:43 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 1 replies
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  • Why They Hate Israel (Humanly Speaking)...Israel's Future pt 6

    Judah is gone into captivity because of affliction, and because of great servitude: she dwelleth among the heathen, she findeth no rest: all her persecutors overtook her between the straits. The ways of Zion do mourn, because none come to the solemn feasts: all her gates are desolate: her priests sigh, her virgins are afflicted, and she is in bitterness. Her adversaries are the chief, her enemies prosper; for the Lord hath afflicted her for the multitude of her transgressions: her children are gone into captivity (Lamentations 1:3-5)Whereas thou has been forsaken and hated, so that no man went through...
  • Hamas claims it knows nothing about a kidnapped soldier (Goldin is British-born)

    08/01/2014 1:26:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 8/1/14 | Carl in Jerusaem
    I have open the Twitter feed of Gal Berger, Israel Radio's Arab affairs correspondent. The twitter page is in Hebrew (with some occasional Arabic). But the tweets indicate that one Hamas higher-up after another claims not to know anything about a kidnapped IDF soldier. The most definitive tweet is this one. Translation: Moussa Abu Marzuk from Cairo: Even if it turns out that there is a hostage - the negotiations for him will be separate from the Cairo talks on a cease fire. Right.... (Berger is also reporting that the 'Palestinians' will be in Cairo to negotiate tomorrow and...
  • UN Blasts Israel for Not Sharing Iron Dome with Hamas

    08/01/2014 1:26:28 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 53 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | Aug 1 , 2014 | Elad Benari
    In what may be one of the most ridiculous accusations yet against Israel, the UN's top human rights official condemned Israel on Thursday for failing to share the Iron Dome anti-missile system with Hamas, Breitbart reports. According to the report, human rights commissioner Navi Pillay condemned Israel’s military actions to stop Hamas rocket attacks against Israeli civilians, telling reporters that Israel was “deliberately defying International Law... in a way that may constitute war crimes.” "There is a strong possibility that international law has been violated, in a manner that could amount to war crimes,” Breitbart quoted Pillay as saying following...
  • Let's have twelve Muslim awareness months every year.

    08/01/2014 11:53:38 AM PDT · by DanMiller · 6 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | August 1, 2014 | Dan Miller
    Improved awareness of the "Religion of Peace" is needed. It has been claimed that President Obama recently decreed a Muslim Awareness Month. According to Snopes, He has not done that. Yet. He should, while there is still time despite multiple fund raisers, photo ops, vacations and golf outings. It would require only a simple stroke of His mighty pen. Should He find the time in His exhausting schedule, a joint photo op with Iranian President Rouhani and even His Esteemed Holiness Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of Iran, would be appropriate. Due to His unwavering efforts in the Iran Scam to help them in their quest for Iran to get (or keep) "The Bomb,"...
  • Israel’s Endgame in Gaza

    08/01/2014 11:41:10 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 13 replies
    Caroline Gllick ^ | 8/1/2014 | Caroline Glick
    The fighting is still raging in Gaza. Each day the IDF destroys more and more tunnels and other terrorist infrastructure. Each day, we discover new facets of Hamas’s depravity. The three soldiers from the Maglan commando unit who were killed on Tuesday in the southern Gaza Strip, were buried in the rubble of a UN clinic. They entered the building to seal a terror tunnel whose entry shaft was located inside the clinic. A Hamas terrorist was inside the tunnel waiting for them. He detonated the building. Works out that Hamas had booby-trapped the structure, hiding 12 barrels with 80...
  • The Most Dangerous Moment in Gaza: What happens if this conflict comes off the rails?

    08/01/2014 11:29:44 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | August 1, 2014 | Jeffrey Goldberg
    It is too early to say anything definitive about the Hamas decision to apparently break the ceasefire and attack an Israeli position, except that if it is true, as reports indicate, that Hamas militants came through a tunnel and carried underground and back into Gaza a live Israeli captive, then this moment could represent not another terrible, dispiriting incident in a terrible, dispiriting mini-war, but a fairly decisive turning point in which all swords are unsheathed. This is assuming—as seems probable, but not 100 percent certain—that this raid is even what the Hamas leadership wanted (for what it's worth, its...
  • This Is Much Bigger Than Israel Versus Hamas

    08/01/2014 11:29:03 AM PDT · by blam · 10 replies
    BI ^ | 8-1-2014 | Armin Rosen
    Armin RosenAugust 1, 2014 The war between Israel and Hamas is one of the most puzzling events in the recent annals of the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict. A cease-fire had held between the two parties for nearly a year and a half; the strategic payoff of the latest conflict is vague for both sides, and neither side seemed to have an obvious interest in going to war. Even if it's clear that both Israel and Hamas had been preparing for a major conflict, with Hamas spending 40% of its budget on its tunnel network and booby-trapping UN infrastructure and the Israelis...
  • White House blasts Hamas attack breaking cease-fire as ‘barbaric’

    08/01/2014 11:08:14 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 38 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 8/1/14 | Rebecca Shabad
    The White House on Friday blasted Hamas for violating a 72-hour cease-fire agreement, calling the abduction of an Israeli soldier “barbaric.” White House spokesman Josh Earnest acknowledged reports that Hamas had used the cease-fire as cover to carry out an attack on Israeli soldiers. “That would be a rather barbaric violation of the cease-fire agreement,” Earnest said on CNN’s “New Day.” “Hamas is entirely responsible for upholding their end of the bargain, and it’s apparent that they did not do that."
  • Fox News Megyn Kelly Grills Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer

    08/01/2014 10:44:43 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7/31/2014 | Megyn Kelly
    This is a rush transcript from "The Kelly File," July 31, 2014. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.... Fox News Megyn Kelly Grills Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer!?
  • UN Condemns Israel's Latest War Crime: Not Sharing Iron Dome with Hamas

    08/01/2014 10:30:59 AM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies
    breitbart ^ | 7/31/14 | Thomas Rose
    The UN's top human rights official again condemned Israel for its military actions to stop Hamas rocket attacks against Israeli civilians, accusing the Jewish state of “deliberately defying International Law... in a way that may constitute war crimes.” Navi Pillay told reporters following yet another "emergency" meeting of the Geneva-based UN Human Rights Council that Israel was not doing enough to protect civilians. "There is a strong possibility,” said the known Israel critic, “that international law has been violated, in a manner that could amount to war crimes.” Among the UN’s long bill of particulars against the beleaguered Jewish state...
  • Jews Condemned Whilst Christians Are Decimated And Dispersed

    08/01/2014 7:45:44 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/01/14 | David Singer
    As the war between Israel and Hamas enters its fourth week - the frenzied condemnation of Israel for exercising its inherent right of self-defence continues to dominate the media coverage of the conflict. Ishaan Tharoor writing in the Washington Post wonders why: “The world is transfixed by the conflict in Gaza, as the death tolls of both Palestinians and Israelis killed in the fighting continue to rise. It has animated global public opinion and sparked protests in myriad far-flung cities.
  • ***THE OFFICIAL FRIDAY SILLINESS THREAD***

    08/01/2014 5:50:00 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 85 replies
    Hamas Bumper Stickers These are just @ThePeoplesCube Tweets, there are many great ones made by others too. Honk if you've been followed by the same helicopter for the last 10 minutes If you can read this, you're about to be blown up, too I just lost 200 lbs instantly - ask me how My other car is a bomb 80 percent of success is just blowing upBaby suicide bomber on board This is your brain. This is your brain on upholstery.Kill, baby, kill What car bomb would Mohammed drive?Driver carries no cash, he's about to be vaporized "Palestinian rebels"...
  • Israel-Gaza cease-fire collapses within hours

    08/01/2014 5:49:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 08/01/2014 | LAURA KING, BATSHEVA SOBELMAN
    A hard-won internationally brokered truce between Israel and Palestinian militants collapsed within hours Friday after the Israeli military said one of its soldiers was missing amid heavy fighting in the southern Gaza Strip and may have been captured by Hamas fighters. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stopped short of declaring the cease-fire dead, but accused Hamas of “flagrantly violating” what was to have been a three-day truce. Hamas in turn insisted it was Israel that had broken the cease-fire terms agreed to only hours earlier. Although Netanyahu distanced himself from personally announcing the breakdown of the truce – as he...
  • Jerusalem: Arabs Attack Woman for Attempting to Remove PLO Flag

    08/01/2014 5:48:13 AM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 1 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8-1-14 | Ido Ben-Porat
    A Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO - the terror group behind the Palestinian Authority) flag was spotted hanging from a utility pole near the Lion's Gate last week, a Jerusalem resident reports - and the municipality refused to take it down until it caused someone to get hurt. "I called the police and the dispatcher told me it was illegal," a woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, told Arutz Sheva Friday. "I turned to the municipality where I was told they are afraid of a 'pogrom.'" "When I returned at eleven at night and saw that the flag was still there,...
  • Names of Five Slain Soldiers Released

    08/01/2014 5:45:51 AM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 3 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8-1-14 | Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin
    The IDF has released the names of three of the five soldiers killed Thursday night in Gaza. All of them served in the 188th Armored Brigade, or "Lightning Brigade." The slain (hy"d) are: Master Sergeant Daniel Marsh, 22, from Rishon LeTzion. Marsh's funeral will be held at 3:30 pm Friday at the military cemetery in Holon. Captain Omri Tal, 22, from Yehud. Tal's funeral arrangements are still pending. Sergeant First Class Shai Kushner, 20, from Kiryat Motzkin. Kushner's funeral will be held at 2:00 pm Friday in Kiryat Ata. Master-Sgt. Noam Rosenthal, 20, from Mitar will be laid to rest...
  • Breaking Ceasefire, Hamas Abducts Soldier, Kills Two Others

    08/01/2014 5:41:51 AM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 12 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8-1-14 | Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, and AFP
    The IDF released for publication the name of the soldier feared abducted by terrorists in Gaza. The missing soldier has been named as Second Lieutenant (Platoon Leader) Hadar Goldin, 23, from Kfar Saba. Goldin serves in the Givati Brigade. The IDF Spokesperson's office announced Friday that at about 9:30 am, terrorists opened fire on Israeli forces in southern Gaza, triggering a fierce exchange of fire, and preliminary information indicates that there is a concern that a soldier was kidnapped during the fighting. Two other soldiers were reportedly killed in the same gunfight. An investigation is underway and at this time,...
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(8/1/14)[Prayer]

    08/01/2014 4:33:08 AM PDT · by left that other site · 11 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 8/1/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Donkeys New International Version (NIV) 21 Balaam got up in the morning, saddled his donkey and went with the Moabite officials. 22 But God was very angry when he went, and the angel of the Lord stood in the road to oppose him. Balaam was riding on his donkey, and his two servants were with him. 23 When the donkey saw the angel of the Lord standing in the road with a drawn sword in his hand, it turned off the road into a field. Balaam beat it to get it back...
  • The Evil Mind of John Kerry

    08/01/2014 2:39:51 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 27 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | August 1, 2014 | Jeffrey Lord
    ".....From the moment he burst on the national scene in 1971 as a young Vietnam vet, his family connections and anti-war views landing him a spot testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, right straight through to today as the U.S. Secretary of State, Kerry has demonstrated repeatedly that he is unable to grasp not only serious threats to the United States and the larger world as well. What has been on display again and again in Kerry’s public career is a tone-deafness when it comes to the manifestation of evil. Unless, of course, in the style of that old...
  • MK Feiglin: Take Gaza, Pay People to Leave

    07/31/2014 2:33:38 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 26 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 31/7/14 | Gil Ronen
    Feiglin does not believe in going after rocket launchers or tunnels. Gaza should be retaken in whole, he said, by directly attacking the Hamas leadership and striving for victory, and doing so according to Jewish law, without sacrificing soldiers in order to save members of the local population, which voted Hamas into power. Once this is accomplished, the terrorists who fight Israel must be destroyed, he said, and the remaining population should be encouraged to leave through monetary compensation. Surveys show that 80% of Gazans would like to leave the Mediterranean coastal strip and move elsewhere in the world. The...
  • Administration's Bias Against Israel Obvious

    07/31/2014 12:45:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 31, 2014 | Matt Towery
    With every word spoken and every roll of his eyes, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry makes it clear that the Obama administration is no fan of Israel. So why is it that media will not call the White House on this major shift in American foreign policy? The most convincing evidence was Kerry's hot-mic comment about the accuracy of Israel's "pinpoint" missile launches, which have been an effort to deter Hamas from its never-ending attacks on Israel, including its civilians. Since then his disdain for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been more camouflaged, but evident nonetheless. Perhaps...
  • Jacob Have I loved...Israel's future pt 5

    For thou art an holy people unto the Lord thy God: the Lord thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth. The Lord did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, because ye were more in number than any people; for ye were the fewest of all people: But because the Lord loved you, and because he would keep the oath which he had sworn unto your fathers, hath the Lord brought you out with a mighty hand, and redeemed you out of...
  • CRUZ: A tale of two hospitals: One in Israel, one in Gaza

    07/31/2014 9:43:18 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 10 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, July 30, 2014 | Ted Cruz
    If you want to judge a nation, look at how it treats its most vulnerable civilians. Hospitals are a good place to start. Al-Shifa, the largest hospital in Gaza, is housed in a converted British army barracks. Some 126 miles north is Israel’s Ziv Medical Center in Zefat. Hamas, which controls Gaza, is using the civilian population as human shields. The terrorist group has placed its missiles in schools and mosques and, even more deplorably, burrowed its command center underneath the al-Shifa hospital. Hamas‘ activities are taking place in plain sight. Just two weeks ago, The Washington Post described al-Shifa...
  • Obama's Gaza Game

    07/31/2014 8:07:44 PM PDT · by arthurus · 6 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Daniel Greenfield
    During the Cold War, Israel was a pawn in a larger struggle between the US and the USSR. Now it is back to being a counter in a larger game. Israel’s function within the great halls of diplomacy was always as a lever on the Arab states. It was not an end, but a means of moving them one way or another. When the Arab states drifted into the Soviet orbit, the “Special Relationship” was born. The relationship accomplished its goal once Egypt was pried out of the Soviet orbit. It has lingered on because of the emotional and cultural...
  • The truth - The voice of an ungrateful terrorist mother (video only)

    07/31/2014 5:46:38 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 16 replies
    YouTube.com ^ | 7-28-2014 | gani dover
    A sweet, smiling, soft-voiced young Palestinian woman, whose child was the beneficiary of a life-saving procedure in an Israeli hospital, explains that there is no compromise. Palestinians must have Jerusalem, and whether children and others die in the process is irrelevant, because her culture is fine with death. Now that the Jews have saved her son hopefully he will be able to grow up and kill them.
  • Brent Budowsky: John Kerry is right (He's serious)

    07/31/2014 5:45:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 30, 2014 | Brent Budowsky
    Robert Kennedy, speaking of John Kennedy, using words they would both probably use to praise John Kerry, said that JFK’s favorite quote was this: “The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in times of moral crisis preserve their neutrality.” This quote from Dante, derived from his Inferno, describes the way Kerry performs his role as secretary of State. Kerry clearly envisioned and passionately warned that the people of Israel and Palestine must choose between two alternative futures. The first future is the negotiated creation of a two-state solution that would leave Israel and a new state of...
  • From Mosul to Jerusalem

    07/31/2014 5:24:31 PM PDT · by SJackson · 2 replies
    Mosaic Magazine ^ | July, 2014 | Matti Friedman
    By winning wars and becoming sovereign, the Jews of the Middle East have inverted the regional order of things, and been spared the fate of other native minorities. I was thrilled to have two such outstanding writers and scholars as André Aciman and Aryeh Tepper respond to “Mizrahi Nation,” and I’m grateful to each of them. I’ll offer a few brief comments on their contributions, but I’d like to begin on a different, if related, note. Over the past few weeks, in a part of Iraq that is closer to my home in Jerusalem than Detroit is to New York,...
  • The Left Hate Israel Because It Is Everything They Despise: Capitalist, Conservative and Patriotic

    07/31/2014 5:26:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Breitbart's London ^ | July 31, 2014 | Russell Taylor
    Everyone from liberal journalists to a member of the English cricket team is gunning for Israel at the moment. The Independent describes it as ‘rogue state’. The Guardian considers the Israeli 'occupation' of Gaza as a 'shameful injustice'. Meanwhile, cricketer Moeen Ali has pledged his support for the Palestinians by sporting 'Free Gaza' wristbands. Respectable opinion knows which side wears the black hats in this conflict. What is it about Israel that arouses so much anger? Is it because it's a theocratic state, committed to destroying its neighbour, which uses civilians as human shields, tortures and kills its political opponents,...
  • One thought on the war in Gaza

    07/31/2014 5:12:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Perhaps I’m missing something in all of the outcry over the Israeli action in Gaza, but what, really, is Israel supposed to do? What’s the right response to having a country on your border that sponsors – openly – rocket attacks on your territory, and has built a network of tunnels under the border and a whole terror infrastructure from which its operatives can enter the territory and attack your citizens? How would we respond if Mexico did this – not just some rogue band of Mexican “drug lords,” but the Mexican people, acting through their elected representatives? Or to...
  • WHOA! Obama Halts Visa Applications From Israel

    07/31/2014 11:23:35 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 103 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 7-31-2014 | Andrew Marcus
    No Jews Allowed Democrats have a Jewish problem: US Embassy in Tel Aviv Severely Restricts Visas for Israelis Tourist visa process cancelled until further notice, embassy announces. From the Obama State Dept: “Due to the current security situation in Tel Aviv, U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv remains open but is operating at reduced staffing until further notice, and has canceled routine visa application processing and American Citizen services,” the statement says. “Emergencies involving an American citizen and visa applications will be considered on a case by case basis.”
  • Gaza UN shelter attack 'totally unacceptable' - White House

    07/31/2014 11:47:34 AM PDT · by mojito · 65 replies
    BBC ^ | 7/31/2014 | Unattributed
    The US has said the shelling of a UN shelter in Gaza is "totally unacceptable and totally indefensible". In its strongest criticism yet of Israel's offensive in the Palestinian territory, the US - Israel's closest ally - also said the civilian casualties were "too high". It urged Israel to do more to protect civilian life. Israel says its offensive in Gaza is designed to defend its population from attacks by Palestinian militants. The UN has also criticised Israel over the worsening situation in Gaza, saying people there are "facing a precipice".
  • The UN Continues to Blame Israel for Everything

    07/31/2014 3:42:12 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/31/14 | Joseph Klein
    The United Nations Security Council met once again Thursday on the crisis in Gaza. This time it heard “humanitarian” briefings from Under Secretary-General for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Valerie Amos, and the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), Pierre Krahenbuhl.
  • Defending an ally and defending the Constitution

    07/31/2014 3:37:37 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/31/14 | Tom Delay
    First up, I think any friend of our embattled ally Israel has to be outraged by how President Obama and his top aides are treating the clashes now underway with Hamas in Gaza. From their very first responses to the crisis, you would almost think the administration was supporting the terrorists of Hamas over Israel.
  • Gaza crisis: Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire

    07/31/2014 3:08:20 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 54 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 31 , 2014 | Foxs News
    Israel and Hamas agreed Thursday to an unconditional, 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza conflict, set to begin Friday, the United States and United Nations said. The cease-fire was scheduled to commence at 8 am local time on Friday, and is expected to last for a period of 72 hours unless it's extended, the State Department said in a statement. Military forces will be expected to stay in place during the cease-fire. In a joint statement, the U.S. and U.N. said they had gotten assurances that all parties to the conflict had agreed to the halt in hostilities.
  • Flanagan: No plans to expel Israeli ambassador

    07/31/2014 2:48:21 PM PDT · by BlopAndStop · 8 replies
    Irish Examiner ^ | July 31 2014 | Staff Report
    The Foreign Affairs minister Charlie Flanagan has said he has no plans to expel Israel's ambassadorto Ireland. Minister Flanagan said Ireland's foreign policy had always been based on dialogue, which could not happen if ambassadors were not present. He was facing calls in the Seanad for Ireland to expel Israeli ambassador Boaz Modai over Israel's actions against Palestinians in Gaza. Minister Flanagan said expelling the ambassador would only mean more difficulties for Ireland. "The corollary of course would be the recall or expulsion of our own ambassador in Israel and the crippling of our own embassy in Tel Aviv," he...
  • Top Hamas Official: Ceasefire Should Include International Forces on June 4, 1967 Borders

    07/31/2014 2:02:27 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 20 replies
    MEMRI TV ^ | July 31, 2014
    In a statement to the Turkish Anadolu News Agency, posted on the Internet on July 31, 2014, top Hamas official Osama Hamdan said that the international forces would prevent Israel from repeating its "aggression." Osama Hamdan: "We gave a clear response to the Egyptian (ceasefire) initiative. The Palestinian resistance factions unanimously rejected the Egyptian initiative, and for substantial reasons. We seek a new formula. We don't mind if Egypt adopts it, with the support of all the regional and international players, and this will constitute a new formula for a ceasefire. If there is an international resolution that seeks to...
  • Six Injured, Three Seriously, in Mortar Attack

    07/31/2014 1:58:27 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7-31-14 | Ido Ben-Porat
    Six people were injured, three of them seriously, when a mortar shell fired by Gaza terrorists struck the Eshkol region Thursday evening. The casualties were evacuated by helicopter to Soroka and Tel Hashomer hospitals. Earlier Thursday, residents of the Shaar Hanegev region were warned of a possible infiltration and asked to stay inside their homes. Hamas terrorists fired rockets at Gush Dan at 6:00 pm Thursday, sparking "code red" sirens in Tel Aviv, Bnei Brak, Givat Shmuel, Givatayim, Ramat Gan and Ramat Ef'al. The Iron Dome missile defense system successfully intercepted two rockets over Tel Aviv. Earlier, a rocket hit...
  • Visualization of Rocket Attacks on Israel

    07/31/2014 11:50:33 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 11 replies
    Red Alert ^ | 7/31/2014 | Red Alert
  • Booby-Trapped Explosives Built into Walls of UNRWA Clinic

    07/31/2014 10:11:52 AM PDT · by Piranha · 43 replies
    Arutz Sheva (Israel National News) ^ | July 31, 2014 | Uzi Baruch and Elad Benari
    New details have emerged about the booby-trapped clinic explosion that killed three IDF Maglan unit soldiers in Gaza earlier this week - Sergeant First Class Matan Gottlieb, 21, from Rishon LeZion; Sergeant First Class Omar Chai, 21, from Savion; and Sergeant First Class Guy Algranati, 20, of Tel Aviv, hy"d. Over eighty kilograms of explosives were built into the UN-funded hospital's walls themselves, it was cleared for publication Thursday - revealing that the clinic itself was built to mask, and perform, potential acts of terror on the IDF. Moreover, the clinic was built over tens of terror tunnels, according to...
  • A Response to the "Open Letter for the People in Gaza"

    07/31/2014 9:57:46 AM PDT · by Piranha · 6 replies
    Israeli Medical Association ^ | July 27, 2014 | Eidelman, Leonid, MD and Afek, Arnon, MD
    .... The assertion that Israel has no regard for the lives of Gazan citizens is utterly false. Israel continues to supply electricity and water to Gaza even during this unfortunate conflict. Since the beginning of the current conflict, 1248 trucks entered Gaza from Israel, 4.44 million liters of diesel were delivered for the power station, and 48 infrastructural repairs were carried out. On July 27, 170 trucks were scheduled to enter but the crossing was forced to close at 14:00 because of Hamas activity in the area. The 94 trucks that entered delivered, among other thing, 1165 tons of food,...
  • Report: Hamas Used Child Labor to Build Terror Tunnels; Hundreds Killed

    07/31/2014 9:38:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 07/31/2014 | By Joel B. Pollak
    Hamas killed hundreds of children in the construction of its extensive tunnel network, built partly to carry out attacks on children across the Gaza border in Israel. That report--confirmed by Hamas itself--emerged in 2012, not from the Israeli government, but the sympathetic Journal of Palestine Studies, in an article that otherwise celebrated the secret tunnel system as a symbol of Palestinian resistance to the Israeli "siege" of the Gaza Strip. The article, "Gaza's Tunnel Phenomenon: The Unintended Dynamics of Israel's Siege," was published in the Summer 2012 edition of the Journal by Nicholas Pelham, who writes for the Economist and...
  • IDF Maglan (Special) Forces Killed in Gaza by UN Clinic Rigged With Explosives

    07/31/2014 8:09:16 AM PDT · by JOHN ADAMS · 27 replies
    Walla ^ | Juy 31, 2014 | Amir Bokbot
    This is an Israeli online paper. My translation: Investigation into the incident yesterday which killed three elite Maglan fighters shows that the structure which collapsed on the soldiers was a UN clinic. It further shows that Hamas hid in the wall 12 barrels of explosives and each weighed 80 kilograms. . . . Findings of the investigation suggest that before entering the clinic Maglan forces shot a shell inside the building out of concern that it was booby-trapped. Then, special Maglan forces burst in along with fighters from the Bomb Squad, who have been operating since the beginning of operation...
  • Joe Scarborough turns on Israel

    07/31/2014 7:57:20 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 29 replies
    Politico ^ | 07/31/14 | JONATHAN TOPAZ
    Joe Scarborough on Thursday had harsh words for Israel’s actions in Gaza, saying the country was engaging in “indiscriminate” killing. “This is asinine,” said the MSNBC host and former Republican congressman. “This continued killing of women and children in a way that appears to be indiscriminate is asinine.”
  • Confronting Evil in Gaza -- If Not Now When?

    07/31/2014 7:31:57 AM PDT · by Aspenhuskerette · 3 replies
    The Aspen Times (CO) ^ | July 31, 2014 | Melanie Sturm
    Asked by a convert to distill the Torah’s essence, Rabbi Hillel — Judaism’s great sage — taught, “What is hateful unto you, do not do unto your neighbor.” Like the Golden Rule that roots most ethical traditions, Hillel’s first-century precept was aimed at inspiring a better society, one that brought order, dignity and peace to an otherwise cruel and warring world. That too much of the world still inhabits a darker moral universe — refusing to Think Again about its preference for violence, hate and death — is perhaps humanity’s greatest challenge. As Nazi-era refugee Albert Einstein understood, defending our...
  • How Many Children Will Die in Gaza?

    07/31/2014 7:24:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    National Review ^ | 07/31/2014 | Kevin D. Williamson
    There is not much that is simple about the Arab–Israeli conflict, but there is one thing that is certain: The question of how many Palestinian women and children are going to die in Gaza is not going to be decided by the Israelis — it is going to be decided by Hamas. The Jews mean to live, Hamas means to exterminate them, and there will be war until Hamas and its allies either weary of it or win it and the last Israeli Jew is dead or exiled. It is Hamas, not the Israelis, that stashes rockets and soldiers in...
  • Watch: IDF Forces Kill Terrorist in Underground Battle

    07/31/2014 6:32:27 AM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 13 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7-31-14 | Ari Soffer
    As the battle with terrorist groups in Gaza continues to rage, IDF forces have taken the fight to Hamas in its vast network of underground tunnels, many of which lead into Israeli territory for attacks against both military and civilian targets. On Thursday, the military released footage from an underground gun battle, in which soldiers from the IDF's Givati Brigade killed at least one terrorist. In the video - which is subtitled in Hebrew only - a commander can be heard alerting his men to a terrorist nearby: "There was a guy just here, that terrorist, who entered between us...
  • Netanyahu Vows: We Won't Stop Until the Job is Done

    07/31/2014 6:30:26 AM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 26 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7-31-14 | Arutz Sheva Staff
    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu opened a special security cabinet session Thursday morning to address the IDF's ongoing Operation Protective Edge. "The IDF will continue to operate in the Gaza Strip with full strength" until the job is done, the Prime Minister said - and not before. In particular, Netanyahu said that IDF forces had succeeded in destroying dozens of "terror tunnels" dug by Hamas into Israel, noting that the terrorist group was likely planning to kidnap Israeli soldiers and civilians. He said that he was confident that the IDF could shut down Hamas's tunnel network and emphasized that even were...
  • Watch: 12 Examples of Hamas Firing Rockets from Civilian Areas

    07/31/2014 6:28:04 AM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7-31-14 | Arutz Sheva Staff
    Hamas has stored and fired rockets from within densely-populated civilian areas, making Israeli attempts to stop them without causing collateral damage virtually impossible. To compound the problem, Hamas has openly encouraged civilians to act as human shields, glorifying their actions as heroism. Misfired rockets by Islamists falling on Gaza's citizens are common, as the IDF's rocket coverage has consistently shown, but are skewed to blame Israel for alleged attacks on civilian centers. Terrorists have also used hospitals and schools as command centers and military bases.
  • Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem(7/31/14)[Prayer]

    07/31/2014 5:28:54 AM PDT · by left that other site · 15 replies
    The Holy Scriptures | 7/31/14 | left that other site
    Pray For the Peace of Jerusalem Animals In The Bible Dogs New International Version (NIV) 5 So Gideon took the men down to the water. There the Lord told him, “Separate those who lap the water with their tongues as a dog laps from those who kneel down to drink.” (Judges 7:5) 23 And of Jezebel also spoke the Lord, saying, ‘The dogs shall eat Jezebel by the wall of Jezreel.’(1 Kings 21) 4 Anyone who is among the living has hope[a]—even a live dog is better off than a dead lion!(Ecclesiastes 9:4) 26 He replied, “It is not right to take the...
  • Rouhani: ‘This Festering Zionist Tumor Has Opened Once Again’

    07/31/2014 4:06:58 AM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 7/31/2014 | Adam Kredo
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani lashed out at Israel in vitriolic terms on Wednesday, referring to Israel as a “festering Zionist tumor.”Rouhani, who has been championed by Western media as a moderate reformer who could change Iran’s extremist ways, appears to be adopting a violent tone similar to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who has advocated for the complete destruction of Israel in recent days.“Today, this festering Zionist tumor has opened once again and has turned the land of olives into destruction and blood and littered the land with the body parts of Palestinian children,” Rouhani was quoted as saying in a...