Beitar Residents Protesting Arab Terror ; The Trump-Netanyahu Meeting ; Pew: Americans Like Jews ; Miami Consulate Evacuated

Beitar Residents Protesting Arab Terror ; The Trump-Netanyahu Meeting ; Pew: Americans Like Jews ; Miami Consulate Evacuated 


February 16, 2017 / 20 Shevat 5777

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Arab Workers From Husan Blocked From Jobs in Beitar Illit Over Stoning Attacks

Hana Levi Julian
Arab attacks have become so frequent on the Husan bypass road that the artery is referred to as “Terror Road.”

The Husan underpass
Beitar Residents to Protest Arab Terror

Jewish Press News Briefs
The protest will be at 9 PM at the Givat Bet entrance to Beitar.

Car stoned near Beitar - Dec. 3, 2016
Israelis, PA, Grappling with Upshot of Trump-Netanyahu Meeting

Trump clearly said, ‘As far as settlements, I’d like to see you hold back on settlements for a little bit.’

Trump-Netanyahu WH meeting Feb. 15, 2017
PLO Warns Alternative to 2-State Solution is ‘Painful Bloodshed’

Hana Levi Julian
The PLO equated President Trump’s remarks with an outright rejection of the peace process rather than the attempt to formulate a new approach that it was clearly meant to be.

Portrait of Naser al-Kidwa, the Palestinian Liberation Organization representative to the United Nations. (2005)
FULL TEXT: US President Donald Trump’s Remarks, Plus Q&A at Joint White House Briefing

Hana Levi Julian
This full transcript includes the full text of the US President’s remarks and also the entire Q&A session.

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu, US President Donald Trump at White House joint briefing on Feb. 15 2017
The Trumps and Netanyahus: Old Friends, New Roles

Hana Levi Julian
Two couples, old friends, find themselves squarely in the public eye round the clock for the next four years — at least.

The US president and the Israeli prime minister caught a quick moment for a serious talk while strolling through the Green Room at the White House, giving photographers another chance to grab a shot.
FULL TEXT: PM Netanyahu’s Remarks at White House Briefing

Hana Levi Julian
The prime minister spoke of an “historic opportunity” to advance peace together with Arab nations in the region.

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Donald Trump at joint news conference in the White House, Feb. 15 2017
Hezbollah Chief Hassan Nasrallah Warns Israel, ‘Dismantle Dimona Reactor’

Hana Levi Julian
Hezbollah is threatening to aim its missiles in the next war directly at the Dimona nuclear reactor, a target of Gaza’s ruling Hamas terrorist organization.

Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, Secretary-General of the Hezbollah terrorist organization in Lebanon, an Iranian proxy group.
Assad: Trump’s Syrian Ban Is Right

The Syrian president is more concerned ‘how to have Syrians return to their homeland rather than how to send them to the US.’

Syrian President Bashar Assad
London Police Humiliate Haredi Passengers over Dispute Resolved Hours Earlier

David Israel
For the record, the essential dispute was resolved at 2:55 PM, why did easyJet insist on police escort for the men in black hats three hours later, after landing in London at 5:55 PM?

Haredi men in flight
Obama in His Own Words: ‘Everybody Says How Cool I Am’

Commentary Magazine
The essence of Obama’s rhetorical style as POTUS: feinting towards common ground while pushing opponents away; dramatic; exasperated; an impression of boldness where there was none; utterly insincere

Obama's Final Speech to the Nation

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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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Israeli Consulate Evacuated in Miami Due to Bomb Threat
The Consulate received the all-clear shortly after and the Boulevard was reopened to traffic.
IAF Says ‘Weight Imbalance’ Caused Crash of F-16 Last October
The imbalance caused by leftover munitions made it impossible to land the F-16, according to the IAF investigators.
Israeli Air Force F-16b fighter jet (illustrative)
Israel, Ukraine, to Create Rehabilitation Center for Soldiers on Russian Front
Israel will collaborate with the Ukrainian Research Institute for Prosthesis, Prosthesis and Rehabilitation in Kharkiv.
Prosthetic legs
Sen. Graham, Republicans, Want to Probe Russians’ Trump Campaign
It should be noted that the news about a possible probe coincided with President Trump’s public suggestion that Israel hold back on expanding Jewish settlements.
Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
Palestinian Authority’s Abbas Meets CIA Director in Ramallah
The CIA director was in the Middle East last week shuttling between Riyadh and Ankara prior to his meeting in Ramallah.
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas addresses the 71st UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York City, on September 22, 2016.
Chilean Parks Official Uses Slurs Against ‘Israelites’
The three Israelis were fined about $1,000 each.
Torres del Paine National Park
Meet Little Yoav Fanai from India who Became Israeli Citizen this Week
The 102 new immigrants all hail from the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, which borders Burma and Bangladesh and is home to the second-largest concentration of Bnei Menashe in India.
Yoav Fanai, 4, who arrived from India, with Shavei Israel Founder and Chairman Michael Freund.
Haredi MK: Belz Hasidim Keep Nazareth Jewish
Kiryat Belz in the Har Yona neighborhood of Nazareth Illit is a large scale construction project aimed at thousands of Haredi couples in search of decent, low-cost housing.
Kiryat Belz being built in the Har Yona neighborhood of Nazareth Illit.
Pew: Americans Warm Toward Religious Groups, Especially Jews
The survey found that Americans express warm feelings toward Jews, with half of US adults rating Jews at 67 degrees or higher on the 0-to-100 scale.
French expulsion of Jews in 1182
IDF Captures 26 Arab Suspects in Judea, Samaria Security Raids
It was a busy night for Israeli soldiers and security personnel in Judea and Samaria, who were out on raids until dawn.
Illegal Weapons seized in Judea and Samaria (illustration)

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Two Israelis Arrested for Murder in Bulgaria

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On Rabbis And Immigration

Rabbi Yaakov Rosenblatt
My zaide, a rabbi who escaped death by misdirecting his “neighbors,” would never accept the liberal view that all people are inherently good and would be sweet as sugar if only welcomed into our homes

The National Prayer Breakfast: Some Takeaways For The Orthodox Community

Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein
What happens when frum Jews show technical compliance with Torah law but more exuberance and passion for material things? Or when they speak the language of rejection, racism, or extreme isolationism?

Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein
Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose

Rabbi Dovid M. Cohen
Why is it foolish to compare oneself to another? Because life is the most difficult exam an many people fail because they try to copy others, not realizing that everyone had a different question paper


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Liberals Freaking Over Trump Deportation of Criminal Illegals
The Lid with Jeff Dunetz
Jeff Dunetz
President Trump is not only keeping his promise but keeping Obama’s broken promise of deporting criminal illegal aliens. So why ar Liberals having a cow?
Emes Ve-Emunah: Is the Future of Modern Orthodoxy Doomed?
Emes Ve-Emunah
Harry Maryles
There are 2 opposite reasons students will want to study in Israel for a gap year: Either they are happy with their upbringing-home, school and community or they hate it and want “religious rehab.”
Torah scroll. (illustrative only)
Goldstein on Gelt: Have Millennials Lost Faith in the Financial System?
Goldstein on Gelt
Doug Goldstein, CFP®
E-mails and other quick forms of messaging leave open the possibility of miscommunication. Doug gives advice on how to communicate effectively with your financial advisor.
Doug Goldstein

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