A New Round of Escalation in the Gaza Strip

On February 23 and 24, 2020, there was another round of escalation in the Gaza Strip. It began on the morning of February 23 when IDF forces killed a terrorist operative from the military...

How Hamas Spends Qatari Money

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Hamas is probably getting the lion’s share of the 268 million shekels provided by Qatar to Gaza, according to a senior Hamas official. Israel allows the transfer of this “protection” money—but instead of...
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We Are on the List Again

As any student of Jewish history soon learns certain events keep repeating themselves in every generation. Sure enough, a couple of years later my grandfather’s business was also blacklisted, his non-Jewish employees forced to resign,...

Chronicle of a three generation bond: Rav Noach Weinberg, David Bedein & Noam Bedein.

pp 486-489 COMBATING THE OSLO PROCESS Rav Noach was a “veritable caspomat (ATM) for initiatives to stop the Oslo process,” recalls journalist David Bedein, who provided Rav Noach with regular updates about his efforts to derail...

Concerning Olmert’s embrace of Abbas, as reported in the JPost ” Abbas is...

"Abbas is Israel's best negotiating partner" https://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Olmert-Abbas-is-Israels-best-negotiating-partner-617306 Olmert should be asked three questions. 1. What is his reaction to the unprecedented law that Abbas legislated which provides an automatic award for life for anyone who murders a...

Dead Sea returns to forefront of Israel’s economy, tourist industry

Israel’s Ministry of Tourism and Land Authority recently announced the winners of two tenders for the construction of four new Dead Sea hotels, part of a new complex that will be constructed alongside a...

All eyes on Germany as UN Security Council debates anti-Israel resolution

It comes as no surprise that Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas declared President Trump’s Middle East peace plan “dead on arrival” even before it was presented at the White House this month. Indeed, the Palestinian Authority arrested the one Palestinian...

Abbas’ Palestinian Authority Hurts Everybody

The Palestinian Authority was established in 1994 as the main product of the Oslo Accords. Based on responsibilities outlined for it in the agreement, expectations from the new entity were very high. The P.A....

The Palestinian Authority donor machin

When it comes to humanitarian aid to the Palestinian Authority, transparency does not exist. The result is a rich Palestinian elite, which builds exclusive neighborhoods around Ramallah, leaving thousands of shoddily constructed apartments without services for the...