Hamas, the terrorist organization that runs the Gaza Strip has hailed the latest ceasefire with Israel as a decisive military victory. The rhetoric from the Strip is that of those who think they have gained the upper hand.
The IDF special forces officer who was killed in a raid in the Gaza Strip on Sunday was laid to rest yesterday. The 41-year-old soldier has been identified in the media only by his Hebrew initial, ‘mem.’ He was from a community in northern Israel. President Reuven Rivlin attended the funeral at which he gave… Read more »
According to California officials, the death toll from the worst fires in the state’s history has risen to 25. Authorities have also reported that at least 110 people are still missing. There are a total of three fires currently burning. The largest, the so-called Camp Fire, was thought started by careless campers.
The subject of support for Israel used to be one of those issues on which the Democrats and Republicans largely agreed. That is no longer the case. Three prominent Democratic women – Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib – have been very publicly critical of the Jewish state. Does it mean that overall Democrat… Read more »
A new ten-year United States aid package to Israel went into effect last month. It is the largest single pledge of military assistance in American history, but this generous gift comes with strings attached. Some say the strings could threaten the survival of a good part of Israel’s defense industrial base.
Israel’s relationship with Russia has been a little shaky of late. The current tension began with the downing of a Russian spy plane over Syria. Although Syrian air defenses that were responsible, Israel was blamed for the incident. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin are meeting in Paris to try and heal… Read more »
Nikki Haley may hold the key to the pursuit of justice in a Qatari hacking case. In September, the country was accused of orchestrating a massive hacking operation. Jamal Benomar a long-time United Nations official and Moroccan national is the focus of the investigation. He has applied for retroactive immunity as a Moroccan diplomat. Haley… Read more »