Bibi Goes to Washington

Jews in Space ; Left in Frenzy over Friedman ; The Extra-Extreme Hamas Terrorist ; How the EU Defends Terrorists ; Bibi Goes to Washington ; Arch of Titus 

 

February 13, 2017 / 17 Shevat 5777

A lot of great articles to read in today’s edition

 
Cartoons

Fayad and Tzipi tzipi-at-the-un

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Headlines & Recommended

Israel to Place Permanent ‘Arch of Titus’ Exhibit at UNESCO in Paris

Hana Levi Julian
Israel’s envoy to UNESCO says the exhibit is a reminder that Jews were expelled by force from the Temple Mount.

The Arch of Titus in Rome, Italy - In this part of Titus' triumphal procession, the treasures of the Jewish Holy Temple in Jerusalem are being displayed to the Roman people. Hence the seven-branched Menorah.
Israel in Space: Satellites The Size of Milk Cartons

Hana Levi Julian
Israel is launching two civilian satellites into space, neither of them little more than the size of a carton of milk.

DIDO, the first satellite of SpacePharma
Jewish Left Focusing Anti-Trump Frenzy on David Friedman Nomination

JNi.Media
Friedman was described by Al-Monitor as ‘an Orthodox Jew who wears a yarmulke’ (God help us).

J Street's campaign to stop the Friedman confirmation
Prime Minister Netanyahu Heads to Washington to Meet With President Trump

Hana Levi Julian
“President Trump and I see eye to eye on the dangers…but also on the opportunities,” Netanyahu said.

PM Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara at Ben Gurion International Airport
Are Trump and Israel on the Same Page?

Isi Leibler
Israeli ministers, including our PM, should not seek to push a mercurial Trump to the point where he becomes exasperated. Everything suggests Israel will have greater support than under G. W. Bush

Benjamin Netanyahu and Donald Trump meet in New York, Sept. 25, 2016.
Hamas Elects Extra-ExtremistYahya Sinwar to Lead

David Israel
Sinwar has been the topic of many conversations in Israel’s security apparatus, over the growing need to assassinate him.

Ismail Haniya (L) kisses Yahya Sinwar after his release in the 2011 Gilad Shalit deal
New Report: This is How European Governments Defend Terrorists in Israel’s Supreme Court

JNi.Media
Foreign government-funded ‘lawfare’ a dangerous subversion of Israel’s democracy.

Image data source: Im Tirtzu report
Iran Admits Hosting Russian Bombers Operating in Syria

David Israel
It is the first time an Iranian facility has been used by a foreign military force since World War 2.

Tupolev TU-160
Sweden’s ‘First FeministGovernment in the World’ Dons Hijab, Bows before Tehran Mullahs 

David Israel
Iranian activist Alinejad has no illusions about the state of European feminism, writing that ‘European female politicians are hypocrites.’

Submission to Islamic Republic of Iran by Swedish Trade Minister Ann Linde
Pre-Emptive Attack or Premature Burial

Donny Fuchs
The incident in Karnei Shomron should be a warning. Security personnel tasked with protecting a community shirked their duty in the face of Arab terror. Be alert!

Two wannabe child-terrorists stopped at entrance to Karnei Shomron.
Trojan Horses in Women’s Movement

Gatestone Institute
Does Linda Sarsour really think that people have gone so mad that they will give up the civil liberties that their ancestors earned through the centuries, merely for interest-free loans?

Muslim activist Linda Sarsour one minute boasts of her supposed dissent as
Hotovely to Bibi: Your Base Demands Sovereignty

TPS / Tazpit News Agency
Ideas exploring Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria were discussed and debated at the fourth annual Sovereignty Conference in Jerusalem.

Sheikh Abu Khalil El Tamimi (C) attends the Israel Sovereignty Conference in Jerusalem on February 12, 2017.
INTO THE FRAY: Martin Sherman vs Caroline Glick – on Sovereignty

Dr. Martin Sherman
Any initiative to apply Jewish sovereignty to Judea-Samaria without a clear plan for dramatic reduction of its Arab population will imperil Jewish sovereignty over all territory west of the Jordan.

Caroline Glick (2008)

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The Yishai Fleisher Show

What Gets God’s Goat?
What gets God’s goat? Complaining. The Children of Israel see the sea split before them, they will witness their enemy’s destruction, and they will eat the holy Manna. But…..

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News

Jewish Youth Stream to Europe to Mark 120-Yr Anniversary of World Zionist Congress
Participants included 120 counselors and delegates from WBA groups across Europe.
World Bnei Akiva youth in Budapest
Natan Sharansky Travels to Africa for ‘Jewish Peace Corps’
Jewish Agency chairman Natan Sharansky is spending this week meeting with Jews and non-Jews in Africa.
Former Prisoner of Zion Natan Sharansky serves today as the Jewish Agency for Israel's Chairman of the Executive.
Lobbyist: Congress Open to Rethinking Two-State Solution
“Congress is willing to hold hearings about other options for the Israel-Palestinian story other than the two-state solution.”
PM Netanyahu at a Cabinet Meeting. Feb. 13, 2017
Pres. Rivlin Urges One State, One Solution at Jerusalem Conference
President Rivlin emphasized there are “no separate laws for Israelis and for non-Israelis.”
President Reuven Rivlin speaks at 14th annual Jerusalem Conference, sponsored by B'Sheva.
German Politician Expelled from Party for Calling Holocaust Memorial ‘A Monument of Shame’
Hёke also accused German Chancellor Angela Merkel of damaging the younger generation, who, in his opinion, are not brought up as patriots.
Berlin Holocaust Memorial
Killed Hamas Explosives Expert Behind Armor-Piercing Missile
The missile the operative developed is similar to an RPG with a tandem charge. It has a 500-meter range.
Members of the Izz a-Din al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, attend a memorial in the southern Gaza border town of Rafah on January 31, 2017.
Israeli Security Forces Capture 18 Terror Suspects
At least two of the suspects were accused of membership in the Hamas terrorist organization.
Makeshift weaponry
ISIS Terror Chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ‘Seriously Hurt’
Two separate air strikes were carried out within the past 30 days, each allegedly causing al-Baghdadi’s injuries.
ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Elbit Systems to Showcase Advanced Capabilities at Aero India 2017
The operational systems presented at the exhibit are interconnected with training systems, allowing enhanced readiness of all aircrew as well as mission review.
Elbit Systems' ReDrone is an advanced anti-drone protection system.
Israel Warns Citizens Away from North Korea
Israeli citizens may think it’s a good idea to visit North Korea as a tourist, but the government says otherwise.
A North Korean ballistic missile that was shipped to Iran.
Hamburg Airport Temporarily Shut Down Due to Toxic Gas
It’s still not known how the toxic gas got into the air conditioning system at the airport.
Lufthansa A320 airliner at Hamburg Airport
Court Orders Permanent Closure of Haifa Ammonia Tank
Haifa Chemicals is being held responsible for finding alternative arrangements, and keeping a reserve.
The ammonia tank in Haifa.
India Turns to Israeli Firm for Help With Water Pollution
Israeli technology is being used to help benefit India’s citizens with natural water purification.
Yamuna River( Road Bridge) at Kalpi,Jalaun,Uttar Pradesh,India
Christians, Rabbi, Druze, No Muslims at Interfaith Meeting in Restored Church with President Rivlin
‘The last time I was here, we stood together and looked at the burnt walls and the terrible graffiti. Today, I visit here again, and see the renewal of this historic, special, and holy place.’
President Rivlin in Tabgha with religious dignitaries – no Muslim
Israel’s Foreign Ministry: No Entry for Former Peruvian President Toledo
The US said it would not stop former Pres. Toledo from boarding the plane.
Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo in 2005 (L) with Ricardo Lagos, then-President of Chile
Home Front Command Holds Nationwide Earthquake Drill
The drill is part of the Israel Defense Forces’ annual training exercises for the nation.
HOME FRONT COMMAND DRILL
Winter Weather Still Chilling Israel From North to Northern Negev
The winter weather hasn’t yet let up in Israel, with snow in the north and rain in the central and southern regions.
Snow in northern Israel

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Turkey’s President Condemns Jewish Building in Judea, Samaria
Young Israel Of Memphis Celebrates Talmud And Torah
Firebomb and Stonings on Route 443

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InDepth

A New Iranian Threat Against the U.S.

Commentary Magazine
Iranian threats suggest that, in the wake of the JCPA, Iran may have grown so bold as to consider directly attacking US facilities rather than maintaining plausible deniability by doing so by proxy.

Iranian missile with the Hebrew slogan:
INTO THE FRAY: Martin Sherman vs Caroline Glick – on Sovereignty

Dr. Martin Sherman
Any initiative to apply Jewish sovereignty to Judea-Samaria without a clear plan for dramatic reduction of its Arab population will imperil Jewish sovereignty over all territory west of the Jordan.

Caroline Glick (2008)
Can Israel Rely on Foreign Peacekeepers and Security Guarantees?

Yoram Ettinger
Stationing foreign peacekeeping troops on Israel’s border would cripple Israel’s defense capabilities, requiring Israel to seek approval in preempting/countering belligerence, straining US-Israel ties

UNIFIL peacekeeper in an observation post watching over the Blue Line at the UNIFIL Indian position 4-7c near the mountain town of Cheeba, South Lebanon.
Trojan Horses in Women’s Movement

Gatestone Institute
Does Linda Sarsour really think that people have gone so mad that they will give up the civil liberties that their ancestors earned through the centuries, merely for interest-free loans?

Muslim activist Linda Sarsour one minute boasts of her supposed dissent as
Pre-Emptive Attack or Premature Burial

Donny Fuchs
The incident in Karnei Shomron should be a warning. Security personnel tasked with protecting a community shirked their duty in the face of Arab terror. Be alert!

Two wannabe child-terrorists stopped at entrance to Karnei Shomron.
TV’s ‘Homeland’: Alternative Facts About Settlements

Joseph Schick
Dear ‘HOMELAND,’ Disagreement with Israel’s policies–including its settlement policies–is absolutely legit; Subjecting Israel to slander broadcasted to your audience is not. Get your facts STRAIGHT!

Homeland’s Mandy Patinkin

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Blogs

A Soldier’s Mother: I HATE Roller Coasters
A Soldier’s Mother
Paula Stern
Israel has been attacked from 3 fronts in the last week. A rocket landed in the Golan Heights; air raid sirens wailed in Eilat without warning; and Gaza fired a rocket landed on the Ashkelon beach.
rollercoaster

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