Joel B. Pollak

Joel B. Pollak

Articles by Joel B. Pollak

Andrew Yang Surrenders: Backtracks on Pro-Israel Tweet

New York City mayoral candidate and former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang backtracked Wednesday after he tweeted earlier in the week to support Israel as it continues to be bombarded by rockets fired by Palestinian terrorists.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 14: New York City Mayoral candidate Andrew Yang speaks at a press conference on January 14, 2021 in New York City. Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang announced his candidacy for Mayor of New York City. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)

WATCH: Rocket Hits Bus in Israel

Video has emerged appearing to show a rocket fired by Palestinian terrorists, hitting a civilian bus in the Israeli city of Holon during a barrage on Monday night.

Israeli firefighters check out a burnt bus in the Israeli town of Holon near Tel Aviv, on May 11, 2021, after rockets are launched towards Israel from the Gaza Strip controlled by the Palestinian Hamas movement. (Photo by ahmad gharabli / AFP) (Photo by AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP via Getty Images)

Andrew Yang Backs Israel; Slammed by ‘Progressive’ Democrats

New York City mayoral candidate and former Democratic Party presidential contender Andrew Yang tweeted his support for Israel earlier this week, during Palestinian rocket attacks — and is being attacked by left-wing Democrats for having done so.

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang speaks at the Polk County Democrats Steak Fry, in Des Moines, Iowa, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Jen Psaki: President Biden Calls for ‘De-escalation’ in Middle East

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Tuesday that President Joe Biden has urged both Israelis and Palestinians to pursue “de-escalation” after several days of Palestinian riots and rockets against Israeli civilians, followed by Israeli airstrikes against Palestinian terror groups.

Jen Psaki (Nicholas Kamm / AFP / Getty)

WATCH: Massive Palestinian Rocket Barrage Targets Israeli Cities

JAFFA, Israel — Palestinian terrorists fired a massive barrage of rockets at Israel’s central cities on Tuesday night, in an attempt to overwhelm the Iron Dome missile defense system, after the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) struck targets in Gaza.

Rocket attacks from Gaza (Khalil Hamra / Associated Press)

WATCH: Israel’s Iron Dome Destroys Palestinian Rocket Barrage

Israel’s Iron Dome short-range missile defense system was in action Monday night, taking down several rockets fired from Gaza by Palestinian terrorists, part of a barrage of some 150 rockets fired toward civilians in Jerusalem and southern Israel.

Iron Dome in action (Mahmud Hams / AFP / Getty)