Jack Tonhaben

Articles by Jack Tonhaben

Arab Columnists Implore Palestinians to Abandon Terrorism, Invest In Education

In the wake of the July 14 terror attack in Jerusalem’s Old City, when three Israeli-Arab terrorists shot and killed two Israeli-Druze police officers at the Temple Mount compound, several prominent Arabic-speaking journalists condemned the attack and called on the Palestinians to abandon the path of violence.

In this Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 file photo, Palestinian demonstrators take cover during cl

Mossad Chief Identifies Iran as Middle East’s Growing Threat

TEL AVIV — The danger posed by Iran to Israel and other Middle East countries is growing, Mossad chief Yossi Cohen told Israeli government ministers in a security assessment he gave at the government’s weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday.

An Iranian technician works at the Isfahan Uranium Conversion Facilities (UCF), 420 kms so

Israel Summons EU Official For Dressing Down

The Israeli Foreign Ministry on Wednesday summoned the Deputy European Union Ambassador Mark Gallagher for a clarification, after the EU accused Israel of demolishing Palestinian homes in Area C of the West Bank.

European Union flags are pictured outside the European Commission building on October 24,

Palestinian Schoolbooks ‘More Radical,’ New Report Finds

JERUSALEM, Israel – New Palestinian Authority schoolbooks for the lower grades of elementary school are “significantly more radical” than in the past, a report issued by a Hebrew University research center said.

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Hamas Threatens Israel After Assassination Of Senior Terrorist

Hamas’ prime minister in the Gaza Strip Ismail Haniyeh vowed “divine punishment”on Saturday for the assassins of military wing operative Mazen Faqha last week, and said his group was preparing “radical measures” against Palestinians caught collaborating with Israel.

Mazen Faqha

IDF Upgrades Security Along Southern Border, Fearing Islamic State Attacks

The IDF recently decided to invest millions of shekels in the security of the Israel-Egypt border, including purchasing new vehicles for Border Police undercover commandos patrolling the border fence, in order to close a gap opened in recent years with drug-smuggling gangs in the Sinai Peninsula.

Israeli soldiers from the Golani Brigade take part in a military training exercise in the