Monday, September 21, 2020 The Arab-Israeli Sector - English 340
On Aug. 18th a five-day march against violence within Israeli-Arab society culminated in a meeting with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. The marchers included mothers and a sister of four young people who were killed in recent months: Khalil Khalil, 28, of Haifa; Arub Habiballah, 16, of Nazareth; Saad Jabali of Taibeh; Khaled Walid Ja’u of Umm...
Sunday, May 31, 2020 Responses to Incitement - English 520
On May 8th Israeli newspapers published a report by “Palestinian Media Watch” that the Palestinian Authority is seeking to conceal its payments to terrorist murderers from European donors. Previous PMW reports had led to pressure on the European Union to prohibit using its funds to pay the imprisoned terrorists.
Sunday, May 31, 2020 The Arab-Israeli Sector - English 508
On March 22, during the Coronavirus closures, more than a thousand people participated in a virtual demonstration against “the virus of the killing of women” in Israeli Arab society and in Israel in general. The demonstrators wore masks, prepared signs, and brandished them on their balconies and/or posted pictures of them on their Facebook...
Sunday, May 31, 2020 Attitudes to Gentiles - English 539
Hundreds of Jews, undeterred by heavy rains, congregated at the Western Wall on February 16 th to pray for an end to the spread of the Corona virus in China and for the welfare of the Chinese people. The event included the blowing of the shofar, prayer readings in Chinese, and the singing of the liturgical petition “tehe hasha’a hazot sh’at...
Friday, February 12, 2016 The Arab-Israeli Sector - English 2481
While visiting the site of the Dizengoff Street terror shooting perpetrated by Arara resident Nashat Milhem, Prime Minister Netanyahu said on January 2nd that the days of lax gun enforcement in Arab villages, of a "state within a state" are over. The Vayigash website has consistently reported warnings by Israeli Arabs that the unchecked and...
Tuesday, November 03, 2015 Attitudes to Gentiles - English 3460
Senior Chabad Rabbi Tzvi Freeman, basing himself on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe Menachem Schneerson,writes that we should not pray for our enemies to die but rather for them to repent and become our friends. Read Full Article
Monday, September 21, 2015 The Arab-Israeli Sector - English 2341
After the murder of a fifty year old man and his twenty-five year old son as they sat in their car on September 17th, residents of the Galilee village of Bin'e are accusing the police failing to protect them. Police believe the victims are the latest result of an intra-family feud which had already led to the death of four other relatives in the...
Monday, September 21, 2015 The Arab-Israeli Sector - English 2138
Iman Kanji, a mother of five from Shefaram in the Galilee, was indicted on September 20th after she attempted to join up with ISIS in Syria. Kanji stated she wanted to give Sharia lessons to the ISIS forces in order to better their prospects for success. Neighbors say she is from a respected and normative family in Shefaram, and that her husband...
Sunday, December 21, 2014 The Arab-Israeli Sector - English 3226
Anett Haskia, an Arab Muslim, hopes to represent the "Jewish Home" party in the next Knesset. Haskia, who defines herself as an Israeli Zionist, is campaigning for a realstic slot in the "Jewish Home" primaries on Jauary 15th. If elected, she would be the first Muslim MK in a right-wing party. Haskia is a social activist working to fight...
Sunday, December 21, 2014 Responses to Incitement - English 5676
Short-Term Anti-Incitement Campaign Pays Off Pursuing Peace Means Fighting Incitement By Reuven Resnick The horrific attack on worshippers at a West Jerusalem synagogue on Novemebr 18th was the sixth Palestinian terrorist act against Jews in the periods of a month. However, it was the first one to be condemned by PA Chairman Mahmud Abbas (Abu...
Friday, November 07, 2014 Responses to Operation Protective Edge - English 7066
Hamas’ muted response to last week’s announcement that Egypt was postponing the post-war ceasefire talks was yet another reminder that Hamas not only lost “Protective Edge,” they capitulated. Hamas had promised, repeatedly and explicitly, to continue the war until Israel met its demands: a release of prisoners who had recently been re-arrested,...
Sunday, October 26, 2014 Responses to Incitement - English 3837
While Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu tied the recent fatal terror attack at a Jerusalm light rail station to inciteful statements by PA Chairman Abu Mazen, Defense Minister Ya'alon blamed it and other terror on the Palestinian educational system as a whole. Speaking in Washington DC, Ya'alon said: "Why did this happen? It happened because in PA...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 The Arab-Israeli Sector - English 2989
On September 21st Arab-Israeli leaders, in a demonstration in Jerusalem, demanded that Israeli society stop neglecting the issue of crime in Arab municipalities. Calling the growing "culture of crime" an epidemic, they called for confiscation of illegal weapons and punishments which will actually deter potential offenders. 60% of all reported...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 The Arab-Israeli Sector - English 1865
Approximately 20-30 Israeli Arabs are now counted among the thousands of young Muslims from over 80 countries who have joined the ranks of ISIS in Syria and Iraq. This phenomenon is causing heated controversy in Israeli Arab society and is said to be dividing entire families. The Israeli defense establsihment denies charges that it should be...
Thursday, October 16, 2014 Responses to Incitement - English 2166
Netanyahu warns repeatedly that Palestinian children being taught to hate Israel ‘lays the groundwork’ for continued terrorism. Therefore, some people are perplexed that he isn't reviving the joint panel designed to counter the hateful incitement. Read Article in the Times of Israel
Bnei Akivah youth chapters throughout Israel conducted prayers for the well-being of the Syrian people
Monday, June 16, 2014 Responses to Bloodshed in Syria - English 1704
Bnei Akivah youth chapters throughout Israel conducted prayers for the well-being of the Syrian people. Read Article in Arutz Sheva (Hebrew)
Monday, June 16, 2014 Responses to Bloodshed in Syria - English 1487
Rabbi Chaim Navon writes about need to pray for Syrian people. Read Article in Ynet (Hebrew)
Monday, June 16, 2014 Responses to Bloodshed in Syria - English 1521
Former Chief Rabbi of Israel Lau writes about the need to stop the slaughter in Syria. Read Article in Ynet (Hebrew)
Religious Zionist Rabbi Uri Chorki writes of Israel’s sin of neglecting the religious needs of gentile nations.
Monday, June 16, 2014 Attitudes to Gentiles - English 7755
Religious Zionist Rabbi Uri Chorki writes of Israel’s sin of neglecting the religious needs of gentile nations. Read Article in Tzohar (Hebrew)
Monday, June 16, 2014 Responses to Incitement - English 1929
MK Yoni Chetboun, panel of experts claim that UNRWA has a direct hand in Palestinian Arab incitement against Israel. Specific Israelis take active step to try to reduce UNWRA incitement in Palestinian refugee camps. Read Article in Arutz Sheva
Monday, June 16, 2014 Responses to Bloodshed in Syria - English 1628
Operation Human Warmth, Natalie Portman helps. The initiative is being led by Israeli youth group Hanoar Haoved Vehalomed, educational group Dror-Israel, and humanitarian organization Israeli Flying Aid. Read Article in the Jerusalem Post