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Monday, May 21, 2018

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BREAKING: Hamas Turns Away Supplies From Israel, Including Bandages, IV Fluids and Fuel

Despite reporting a dire need for medical equipment, the Hamas terror organization turned back two shipments of medical supplies for their populace because the goods bore labels from the Israel Defense Forces.

On Tuesday, Israel expedited deliveries of medical equipment into Gaza through the Kerem Shalom Crossing, which Israel had reopened a day earlier after

Jerusalem Embassy Won’t Mean ‘Jerusalem, Israel’ on US Passports

(TPS) Despite the transfer of the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and President Donald Trump’s formal recognition last December of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel, the State Department says it will not note “Jerusalem, Israel” on American documents issued in the city.

Currently, consular reports of birth and American passports issued in

‘Don’t Believe the Hamas Propaganda’

If tens of thousands of rioters armed with incendiary weapons and explosive devices swarmed the border of another country, all the preaching and calls for restraint would evaporate.

The images from Gaza making the rounds across the globe are the product of a well-planned campaign by

At UN, Haley and Danon Blame Violence at Gaza Border on Hamas and Iran

(JNS) U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley forcefully defended Israel’s reaction to the protests along the border with the Gaza Strip on Monday that resulted in as many as 60 Palestinian deaths.

“I ask my colleagues here in the Security Council: Who among us would accept this

One Day After Embassy Move, Abbas Recalls Palestinian Envoy From America

(JNS) Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas announced on Tuesday that it would be recalling Husam Zomlot, its envoy to Washington, in response to the opening of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.

“When [the United States] opened their embassy in Jerusalem, there was a need for a decision

Turkey Ramps Up Diplomatic Fight, But Israel-Turkey Economic Ties Continue to Flourish

(TPS) The Turkish foreign ministry expelled Israel’s Consul General in Istanbul, Yosef Levi Sfari, and then subjected departing ambassador Eitan Na’eh to a humiliating security check in front of media cameras at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport before he boarded a flight to Israel Wednesday, as relations between the two countries continued

Bernie Sanders Condemns IDF Reaction to Gaza Riots

(JNS) Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Israel should be “condemned” for its response to the rioting along the Israeli-Gaza border on Monday that resulted in some 60 Palestinian deaths. In an interview with Al Jazeera reporter Mehdi Hasan for his Intercept podcast, Sanders was asked if he considers Israel’s response to the Gaza protestors as constituting “war

Guatemala Follows US Example, Returns Embassy to Jerusalem

(TPS) Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, Jerusalem Affairs Minister Ze’ev Elkin, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman and a delegation of Knesset members joined Guatemalan President Jimmy Morale and Foreign Minister Sandra Jovel Wednesday as the Central American nation returned its embassy to Jerusalem

Network Science: A Strategy to Prevent Future Calamity

Dr. Baruch Barzel at Bar-Ilan University is working to rid the world of power outages, the spread of infectious diseases and other mass catastrophes.

(Courtesy of Bar Ilan University) On August 14, 2003, the unthinkable happened. Just after 4 p.m. on a warm summer’s day, a massive power

US Officially Opens Embassy in ‘Historic and Sacred’ Jerusalem

“Today, we follow through on this recognition and open our embassy in the historic and sacred land of Jerusalem,” U.S. President Donald Trump said in a video greeting.

The United States officially opening its new embassy in Jerusalem on Monday fulfills a key promise made by its president,

Yom Hazikaron Commemoration Honors Israel’s Fallen

(Courtesy of Olami) Seventy years ago, in 1947, the historic U.N. Resolution 181 was passed, recognizing the State of Israel in the building that is now the Queens Museum. As we prepare to joyously celebrate the establishment of the Jewish state on Yom Ha’atzmaut, we must also commemorate the fallen soldiers and

Ambassador Friedman: Hamas Breaching the Gaza Border a ‘Suicide Bomb on a Large Scale’

Speaking to a group of evangelical faith leaders that serve as informal advisers to U.S. President Donald Trump, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman said that moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem is part of a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make the world a better place.”

On Tuesday, overlooking the Western Wall and Temple Mount, on the rooftop of