Historic archeological discovery of Egyptian statue unearthed in Tel-Hazor

editor 30 July 2016

By Daniel K. Eisenbud.. When American Brian Kovach agreed to volunteer for an excavation north of the Sea of Galilea last week, he had no idea he would personally uncover one of the most historic archeological discoveries in the Middle East. Last Monday morning (July 25, 2016), during the dig in Tel-Hazor – the largest Biblical-era site in Israel, as well as a UNESCO Heritage Site – Kovach found a large limestone fragment of an Egyptian statue depicting an ancient official’s foot. Read more »

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Israeli satellite to secure Rio Olympics

editor 30 July 2016

By JTA.. RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — An Israeli high-resolution imaging satellite will strengthen security during the Olympics and Paralympic Games taking place in Rio de Janeiro this summer. The announcement was made last week by Brazilian Defense Minister Raul Jungmann, who said the Eros-B satellite will allow very detailed inspections of the city during the sporting events in August and September, the G1 news portal reported Friday (June 24, 2016). [Photo top right:Artist’s view of the deployed EROS-B spacecraft (image credit: ImageSat International)] Read more »

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Why Palestinians prefer to work for Israeli employers

editor 29 July 2016

By Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik.. PA Central Bureau of Statistics: Israelis pay Palestinian workers twice what they are paid by Palestinian employers. Israeli Arab attorney: The Israeli labor law is very good. Unfortunately Palestinian middlemen steal half or two thirds of women’s salaries. Palestinian worker: Double salary draws Palestinian workers to Israel; in the PA they suffer exploitation. Statistic: “120,000 [Palestinians] work in Israel and the settlements” [Official PA TV, Workers’ Affairs, May 11, 2016]. Read more »

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Steadfast Vision, Flexible Implementation: The Multinational Force and Observers in Sinai

editor 29 July 2016

By Assaf Orion.. On April 25, 1982, the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) began its mission in the Sinai Peninsula to implement the supervisory functions stipulated in the security annex of the Peace Treaty between Israel and Egypt. In the decades since, and especially over the past five years, the operating environment of the MFO has transformed dramatically, and contributing countries and units have changed. Nonetheless, the Multinational Force continues to fill a critical role in implementing the security regime agreed upon by the leaders of Egypt, Israel, and the US, and does so effectively. Read more »

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To France From Israel: Lessons on Living With Terror

editor 28 July 2016

By Isabel Kershner and James Glanz.. JERUSALEM — For many Israelis, the horrifying images of a truck plowing through crowds for more than a mile in the French resort town of Nice (July 14, 2016) struck a macabrely familiar chord. “We had tractors!” said Ami Zini, 49, who runs a boutique on the shopping street of the leafy German Colony neighborhood of Jerusalem. “One of them flipped over a bus with its bucket.” He was referring to a 2014 attack, by a Palestinian resident of the city, that killed an Israeli pedestrian. Nice was an even more direct, if far deadlier, echo of a 2011 rampage in which an Arab-Israeli man’s truck barreled down a Tel Aviv street for a mile, killing one and wounding 17. Read more »

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How did a former concentration camp become a wedding venue in Lithuania?

editor 28 July 2016

By JTA.. In 1941, thousands of Jews were imprisoned, starved and finally massacred by Lithuanian Nazi collaborators at the Seventh Fort. Kaunas – Lithuania, in this is drab city 55 miles west of Vilnius, there are few heritage sites as mysterious and lovely looking as the Seventh Fort. This 18-acre red-brick bunker complex, which dates to 1882, features massive underground passages that connect its halls and chambers. [Photo top right: Seventh Fort in Kaunas, Lithuania. (photo credit:WIKIMEDIA COMMONS/KAUNOFORTAS)] Read more »

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Campus Watchdog: Jewish Students Single Largest Target of Systematic Suppression of Civil Rights at American Universities (Interview)

editor 28 July 2016

By Lea Speyer.. Jewish college students are the largest university population “coming under systematic attack,” with an increasing number seeing their civil rights infringed upon, the head of a campus watchdog group told The Algemeiner on Tuesday (July 26, 2016). Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, co-founder of the AMCHA Initiative — which combats, monitors and documents antisemitism at institutions of higher education in America — made the comment following the release of a shocking new report revealing the dramatic rise of antisemitic activity across more than 100 US college campuses between January and June 2016. [Photo top right:Antisemitic stencil used to create signs on the SF State University campus. Photo: AMCHA Initiative.] Read more »

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Palestinians gear up to sue the UK – over 1917 Balfour Declaration

editor 28 July 2016

By Times of Israel Staff and AFP.. PA top diplomat tells Arab League that Britain is responsible for all ‘Israeli crimes’ committed since the end of the mandate in 1948. The Palestinian Authority is preparing a lawsuit against the British government over the issuing of the 1917 Balfour Declaration that paved the way for the creation of the State of Israel. [Photo top right: The Scottish statesman Arthur Balfour. – (Photo by Topical Press Agency]. Read more »

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U.S., European Elites Just Not Equipped to Deal With Islam’s Insurgency

editor 28 July 2016

By Jonathan Spyer.. The terror attacks in Nice and Wurzburg are the latest manifestations of what should now be seen as a still fairly low-level Islamist insurgency taking place in a number of west European countries. The fact that this insurgency has been allowed to kindle itself and slowly emerge before now bursting forth represents a profound failure of Western European political culture and of the continent’s elites. Read more »

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Why Jerusalem? (51) – Chapter 6 – Jerusalem – Aliyah & Biblical Prophecy

editor 28 July 2016

By Rev Willem J.J. Glashouwer.. From the book Why Jerusalem? Chapter 6 – Jerusalem – Aliyah & Biblical Prophecy

Happy ending
The title of the book of Revelation means “unveiling,” as when a statue is officially unveiled for all to see. The book of Revelation unveils Jesus Christ, showing us the public appearance of His coming in glory, as well as how Jerusalem will be trampled on by the Gentiles up to and including the very last and greatest oppression or tribulation. Read more »

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