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US-Israeli Citizen Arrested in Ashkelon For JCC Phone Threats

US-Israeli Citizen Arrested in Ashkelon For JCC Phone Threats

Today’s Top Stories 1. A 19-year-old dual US-Israeli citizen was arrested in Ashkelon on suspicion of carrying out a wave bomb threats made to JCCs and other Jewish institutions around the world. The Jerusalem Post reports what’s known so far after an Israeli judge lifted a gag order on the case: There are still few

IDF Soldier Sentenced For Killing Injured Palestinian Attacker

Today’s Top Stories 1. An Israeli military court sentenced IDF soldier Elor Azaria to 18 months in jail for killing an incapacitated Palestinian attacker in Hebron. Azaria was convicted of manslaughter for shooting Abdel Fatah al-Sharif after Sharif and another Palestinian tried to stab Israeli soldiers last March. Azaria was caught on film shooting Sharif

Video: The Western Wall is an Illegal Settlement

United Nations Security Council Resolution #2334 is worded in a way that creates some very odd results. Yes, the Western Wall is now an “illegal settlement,” and any Israeli activity there is a “flagrant violation of international law.” Cover image: Zack Wajsgras/Flash90 with modifications by HonestReporting  

UN Passes Six Israel-Bashing Resolutions in One Day

Today’s Top Stories 1. It was busy day at Turtle Bay, where the UN General Assembly passed six resolutions bashing Israel. One called on Israel to return the Golan Heights to Syria, another ignored Jewish ties to Jerusalem’s holy sites. See the Jerusalem Post and UN Watch for more. The Jerusalem resolution was one of

Trump Victory Stuns Mideast

Today’s Top Stories 1. Stunning the world, Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. In the aftermath, the world began pondering the ramifications while internationals leaders, including Israeli officials, congratulated Trump. Regional reactions weren’t long in coming: – Abbas congratulates Trump, urges him to pursue peace deal – Hamas urges Trump to re-evaluate

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