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  • Video of Succot Hallet Serviceat Great Synagogue in Jerusalem

    10/18/2019 7:07:27 AM PDT · by ml/nj · 1 replies
    Video at the link. I've been there a couple of times. Women are not permitted on the main floor. They sit in a gallery mostly not show in this video. Little girls, however, can be on the main floor presumably with a male guardian. There is one particularly cute girl who shows up several times. (Look for her starting at 7:50.) It looks like she's videoing with her cell phone. ML/NJ
  • Condoleezza, Abdullah, Israelis Living in Virtual Realities

    06/17/2007 1:55:48 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 12 replies · 387+ views
    The Media Line ^ | June 17, 2007 | Malcolm Lowe
    Why, it is often asked, is the Arab-Israel conflict so intractable? Part of the reason is that the various protagonists live each in a mental framework that ignores fundamental facts. Mostly these facts have been reported in the public media. But their significance is overlooked because it lies outside the virtual realities that those protagonists have created for themselves over long years. Thus it is that the Hamas victory in Gaza has left the "international community" flummoxed. Once again, the inevitable arrived to everyone's surprise. For weeks, the area had been awash in a stream of visiting foreign ministers. Each...
  • When Terrorists Rule: The Truth About Gaza

    10/14/2019 6:53:45 AM PDT · by robowombat · 1 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | OCT 14, 2019 9:00 AM | RAMI DABBAS
    When Terrorists Rule: The Truth About Gaza OCT 14, 2019 9:00 AM BY RAMI DABBAS T Hamas is the armed wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. When such groups and theocratic regimes reach power, this is terrorism. How the terrorist dictatorship Hamas controls Gaza with an iron fist has finally been exposed, revealing its ugly face and providing the clearest example of how repressive terrorist movements deal with their own people when they reach power. Hamas has recently arrested hundreds of protesters suffering from poor economic conditions and lack of services, and hundreds of...
  • Trump did not betray the Kurds

    10/12/2019 8:31:59 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 31 replies
    Caroline Glick ^ | October 11, 2019 | Caroline Glick
    The near consensus view of President Donald Trump’s decision to remove US special forces from the Syrian border with Turkey is that Trump is enabling a Turkish invasion and double crossing the Syrian Kurds who have fought with the Americans for five years against ISIS. Trump’s move, the thinking goes, harms US credibility and undermines US power in the region and throughout the world. There are several problems with this narrative. The first is that it assumes that until this week, the US had power and influence in Syria when in fact, by design, the US went to great lengths...
  • Presidential Message on Yom Kippur, 2019

    10/08/2019 3:01:31 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 7 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | 10/8/19 | President Donald Trump
    Melania and I wish all Jewish people a blessed Yom Kippur. Known as the “Sabbath of Sabbaths,” Yom Kippur is the holiest of days in the Jewish faith and the culmination of the High Holy Days. Through teshuva, tefilla, and tzedakah, Jews on Yom Kippur reach toward God to reunite and seek spiritual closeness to our Creator. As the day’s services conclude, the final great blast of the shofar signals the end of the Day of Atonement and a strengthening and renewal of the spiritual bond with God. On this day, as Jews around the world stand in front of...
  • UK: Holocaust memorial removes references to Jews, highlights Muslim role in saving people

    10/08/2019 5:25:35 AM PDT · by robowombat · 40 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | OCT 7, 2019 4:30 PM | ROBERT SPENCER
    UK: Holocaust memorial removes references to Jews, highlights Muslim role in saving people OCT 7, 2019 4:30 PM BY ROBERT SPENCER What did you expect in today’s shattered, staggering, dhimmi Britain, where the next Prime Minister could be openly antisemitic and pro-jihad? The UCU has apologized, but would it have done so if no one had said anything? “Why did UK’s Holocaust memorial events remove references to Jews?,” by Seth J. Frantzman, Jerusalem Post, October 4, 2019: The University College Union in the United Kingdom sent an email to branches that excluded mention of Jews among the groups persecuted during...
  • Russia gave Israel Iranian system's codes

    02/29/2012 1:42:44 AM PST · by U-238 · 18 replies · 2+ views
    Ynet ^ | 2/28/2012 | Ynet
    WikiLeaks has released an email exchange between employees of Stratfor, the US-based global intelligence company, which reveals Israel and Russia made a deal to swap access codes for defense and surveillance equipment. According to the leaked document, Israel gave Russia the "data link codes" for unmanned aerial vehicles that the Jewish state sold to Georgia, and in return, Russia gave Israel the codes for Tor-M1 missile defense systems that Russia sold Iran. In a document by a Stratfor employee dated February 2009 she says that she had met with a "Mexican source/friend" who told her that Israel and Russia had...
  • Chinese state oil firm has withdrawn from 5 billion deal to develop Iranian natural gas field

    10/06/2019 7:44:45 PM PDT · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 9 replies
    China National Petroleum Corp has pulled out of a deal to develop Iran’s South Pars field. Photo: APChina National Petroleum Corp has pulled out of a deal to develop Iran’s South Pars field. China National Petroleum Corp has pulled out of a deal to develop Iran’s South Pars field. Photo: AP Chinese state-owned oil company China National Petroleum Corporation has pulled out of a US$5 billion deal to develop a portion of Iran’s massive offshore natural gas field, the Islamic Republic’s oil minister said on Sunday, after France’s Total SA earlier withdrew from the agreement over US sanctions. The South...
  • Iran Says China Has Pulled Out Of South Pars Natural Gas Project

    10/06/2019 9:27:24 AM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 17 replies
    Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh says China's national petroleum company has pulled out of a $5 billion deal to help develop Iran's giant South Pars natural gas field in the Persian Gulf. The development, announced by Zanganeh on the ministry's SHANA website, comes amid economic pressure on both Iran and China from the United States. It also follows a series of military confrontations in the area between Iran and the naval forces of Britain and the United States. The China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) became the dominant investor in plans for the expansion of South Pars, the world’s largest gas...
  • 'Widespread sniper fire' as death toll soars in Iraq protests (Please pray for Iraqi protesters)

    10/05/2019 2:27:08 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 5 replies
    france24.com ^ | 10/5/19 | Simona Foltyn.
    The toll from four days of violent unrest in Iraq rose to 72 killed and hundreds more wounded, police and medics said on Saturday, as authorities lifted a days-long curfew in Baghdad that protesters had defied. FRANCE 24's correspondent Simona Foltyn has the details. More than 3,000 people have also been injured since the protests against chronic unemployment, poor public services and widespread corruption erupted in the capital on Tuesday, Iraqi officials said. Rights activists said police snipers shot at protesters on Friday, escalating violent tactics used by the security forces that have included live fire, tear gas and water...
  • 'Opposing Netanyahu's policies doesn't make us anti-Semitic'

    04/16/2018 3:14:09 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 31 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/4/18 | Elad Benari
    Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who sought the Democratic presidential nomination in the 2016 election but lost out to Hillary Clinton, on Monday criticized Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his policies. "As someone who believes absolutely and unequivocally in Israel's right to exist... we must say loudly and clearly, that to oppose the reactionary policies of Prime Minister Netanyahu does not make us anti-Israel," Sanders told the annual conference of the J Street organization. He took issue with Israel’s response to the recent riots along the border with Gaza, claiming Israel "massively overreacted" to the protests. "The presence of Hamas members...
  • Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer to headline J Street conference

    10/06/2019 5:56:12 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 6/10/19 | Ben Sales
    The two most powerful Democratic politicians in America, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, will headline the annual conference of J Street, the left-wing Israel lobby group. The conference, which drew 3,000 people last year, is among the most prominent liberal Jewish gatherings of the year. It will take place in late October, and Pelosi and Schumer will speak on the night of Oct. 28. Pelosi recently launched an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Schumer’s presence at the conference is especially notable because he has established a reputation as a traditional pro-Israel voice in the...
  • Benjamin Netanyahu accepts idea of ‘interim’ PM if indicted in office

    10/03/2019 10:34:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Financial Times ^ | 10/03/2019 | Mehul Srivastava
    Benjamin Netanyahu has accepted a proposal that he should be stripped of his powers as prime minister if indicted for criminal misconduct while in office, as a long-running probe heads towards a probable indictment. The acceptance of the proposal, first mooted by Israel’s president Reuven Rivlin, came as Mr Netanyahu’s lawyers huddled with prosecutors to ward off prosecution on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. The largely procedural hearing is the last step before Avichai Mandelblit, the attorney-general, would announce charges against the four-time premier, now expected around mid-December. The suggestion for how to deal with a possible...
  • Masked Antifa Radical Who Harassed Elderly Lady is a Syrian Migrant

    10/02/2019 2:05:34 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 17 replies
    summit.news ^ | Watson
    One of the masked Antifa radicals who harassed an elderly lady with a rolling walker during a protest in Hamilton, Ontario is Syrian migrant Alaa Soufi DaLua. As we previously highlighted, the old woman was confronted as she tried to cross the road by a group of Antifa members who proceeded to yell “Nazi scum!” in her face. 22 Comments One of the masked Antifa radicals who harassed an elderly lady with a rolling walker during a protest in Hamilton, Ontario is Syrian migrant Alaa Soufi DaLua. As we previously highlighted, the old woman was confronted as she tried to...
  • Netanyahu Invites Nemesis, Liberman To Discuss Coalition

    10/02/2019 10:31:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 10/02/2019 | BY GIL HOFFMAN
    After months of attacking each other and not speaking, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his nemesis, Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Liberman, will meet on Thursday morning at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem. Netanyahu repeatedly told Likud leaders that there is no point in speaking to Liberman, because the Yisrael Beytenu leader is determined to end the prime minister's political career. But after Blue and White leader Benny Gantz canceled a meeting with Netanyahu, he called Liberman on Wednesday evening. "There is no point in wasting the country's time," Netanyahu told Liberman. "We will meet and see if it is...
  • Israel: Netanyahu's pretrial corruption hearing begins as unity government talks falter

    10/02/2019 10:27:00 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    NBC News ^ | 10/02/2019 | By Saphora Smith and Paul Goldman
    TEL AVIV — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political and personal future hangs in the balance this week, as a pretrial hearing weighing whether to indict him on corruption charges kicked off. Following the four-day hearing which began Wednesday, Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit will decide whether to indict Israel’s longest serving prime minister on fraud and bribery charges in three corruption cases. Netanyahu denies any wrongdoing and has said he is the victim of a politically orchestrated “witch-hunt” by the media and the left. The start of the hearing came after talks to form a unity government, following last month's...
  • Abbas Says He Will Announce First Palestinian Elections Since 2006

    10/01/2019 3:04:25 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 10 replies
    Ha'aretz ^ | September 26, 2019 | Jack Khoury
    PA president has held his position since 2005, even though his term lapsed almost 11 years ago Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced Thursday that he will set a date for elections in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza during his speech before the United Nations General Assembly.
  • Abbas: If Jordan Valley is annexed - all agreements will be canceled

    09/26/2019 10:57:19 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 31 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 26/9/19
    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas during his speech at the UN threatened to cancel PA-Israel agreements if the Jordan Valley and the northern Dead Sea are annexed...
  • MUSLIM TERRORIST in critical condition after firebomb at Joseph’s Tomb explodes prematurely

    09/25/2019 10:06:00 PM PDT · by robowombat · 22 replies
    BARENAKEDISLAM ^ | SEPTEMBER 25, 2019
    MUSLIM TERRORIST in critical condition after firebomb aimed at Jewish worshippers at Joseph’s Tomb explodes prematurely SEPTEMBER 25, 2019 BY BARENAKEDISLAM An Arab Muslim terrorist tried to throw a molotov cocktail at Israeli worshippers in Shechem (Nablus) on Tuesday. However, the firebomb spontaneously exploded in the perpetrator’s hands causing third-degree burns. According to reports, the terrorist is in critical condition in a Nablus Hospital. (Great news, maybe he’ll die soon) Breaking Israel News (h/t Mary C) Israeli Jews who pray at Joseph’s tomb must do so in the middle of the night, with express written permission and under heavy protection...
  • Hezbollah Refrained from Assassinating Obama Because Iraq's President Was Standing Next to Him

    09/25/2019 2:05:42 AM PDT · by robowombat · 14 replies
    MEMRI ^ | September 17, 2019 | Hashem Al-Kindi:
    September 17, 2019 Clip No. 7493 Iraqi Researcher Hashem Al-Kindi: Iraqi Hezbollah Brigades Refrained from Assassinating Obama Because Iraq's President Was Standing Next to Him Hashem Al-Kindi, an Iraqi researcher who works with the Al-Hadaf Research Center, said in a September 17, 2019 interview on Al-Diyar TV (Iraq) that dozens of operations against U.S. targets in Iraq that the Islamic resistance in Iraq had planned to carry out have been canceled because of the presence of Iraqi civilians and "out of respect for Iraq's sovereignty." He claimed that in 2009, the Hezbollah Brigades had even identified U.S. President Barack Obama...