Jewish State of Israel

Ayelet Shaked: Israeli Right Must Unify for Sept. Elections

Former Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked told a group of New York Republican leaders visiting the Jewish state this week that Israel’s right-wing, which unsuccessfully ran under separate banners during the recent April elections, must unify as a single political constellation ahead of Sept. 17 national elections.

Israeli Justice minister Ayelet Shaked delivers a speech during the swearing-in ceremony for the incoming Israeli president of the Supreme Court, Esther Hayut, at the Israeli Presidential residence in Jerusalem on October 26, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX (Photo credit should read THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

WATCH: Hamas Claims to Have Defeated Iron Dome

TEL AVIV — The Hamas terror group on Tuesday released a video claiming that it had thwarted Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system when a barrage of some 700 rockets was launched from Gaza last month, killing three Israelis.

The Iron Dome defense system fires to interecpt incoming missiles from Gaza in the port town of Ashdod, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012. Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that the army is prepared for a “significant widening” of its operation in the Gaza Strip. (AP Photo /Tsafrir Abayov)

Mexico City Caves to BDS Extremists, Removes Photos of Jerusalem and Golan Heights

NUWEIBA – A dozen photographs have been removed from an exhibition on Israel in Mexico City Metro on the grounds of complaints filed by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against the Jewish state, saying the images, which included scenes from the Golan Heights and eastern Jerusalem, depicted territories of “brutal military occupation.”

Members of the Palestinian community and sympathizers take part in a protest against Israel at the Angel de la Independencia square, in Mexico City, on May 14, 2018. (Photo by RONALDO SCHEMIDT / AFP) (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

WATCH: Roger Waters Posts Bizarre Rant Comparing Israelis to Aliens

TEL AVIV – Pop superstar Madonna finally signed a contract with Eurovision organizers to perform at the contest’s grand final on Saturday, defying boycott calls by fellow artist and BDS overlord Roger Waters who days earlier posted a bizarre rant on Twitter in which he compared “ethno-supremacist” Israelis to aliens.

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WATCH: CAIR Director Compares Israel to Nazi Germany at UC Irvine

TEL AVIV – The executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) in Los Angeles compared “apartheid” Israel to Nazi Germany in a speech he gave to students at the University of California, Irvine on the eve of Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day last Wednesday. 

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Final Polls: Gantz Leading but Right-Wing Bloc Stronger

The final batch of polls conducted before Tuesday’s elections showed the centrist Blue and White widening its lead over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party, even as the surveys unanimously indicated that the incumbent prime minister was best positioned to form the next government.

This combination of pictures created on April 02, 2019 shows (L) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking to journalists in Jerusalem on February 3, 2019 and former IDF chief of staff Benny Gantz delivering his first electoral speech in Tel Aviv on January 29, 2019

Pompeo: Anti-Zionism Is Anti-Semitism

TEL AVIV – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blasted the rise of global anti-Semitism, saying the brand of Jew-hatred tolerated by the UK’s Labour Party was a “national disgrace” while the anti-Semitism occuring in the Middle East was a “cancer metastasizing.” He also said anti-Zionism is tantamount to Jew-hatred.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 25: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference on March 25, 2019 in Washington, DC. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was scheduled to speak at the conference, but cut his U.S. trip short after a rocket …