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  12:57: Sirens sounding in Beersheva, Tifrach, Chatzeirim and the surrounding areas. Multiple attacks reported. 12:56: The foreign worker wounded in a mortar shell attack earlier has died of injuries. He becomes the second civilian killed in Operation Protective Edge. 12:48: Sirens sounded in the Ashkelon Coast Regional Council a few minutes ago...

Bloomberg Flies El Al To Israel To Prove It's Safe, Says Flight Restrictions Hand Hamas Undeserved Victory

Bloomberg Flies El Al To Israel To Prove It's Safe, Says Flight Restrictions Hand Hamas Undeserved Victory
In a bid to urge the Federal Aviation Administration to lift a ban currently preventing U.S. airlines from flying to Israel, former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg has flown to Tel Aviv in an effort to prove it is safe. The ban was imposed after a Hamas rocket demolished a home near Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv and as airlines remain skittish following the downing of a passenger plane over Ukraine last week. Bloomberg, echoing comments made by the Israel Government, said the decision to impose a ban was a victory for the ...

Name of the Second Officer Killed in Battle on Tuesday

Name of the Second Officer Killed in Battle on Tuesday The second Armored Corp officer killed by terrorist sniper fire in Gaza on Tuesday 24 Tammuz 5774 is Lt. Natan Cohen HY”D, 23, from Modi’in. Levaya arrangements to be announced. Also killed was Captain Dmitri Levitas HY”D, 25, of ...    Full Story »

BDE: Two Soldiers Slain in Gaza on Tuesday

BDE: Two Soldiers Slain in Gaza on TuesdayTwo more IDF soldiers were killed in combat in Gaza Tuesday evening, raising the Israeli army’s death toll to 29. In the past day, three soldiers were seriously injured, nine were moderately injured and eight slightly injured. The IDF released the name of one of the soldiers killed Tuesday evening in Gaza, Captain Dmitri Levitas, 26, of Jerusalem, a company commander in the ...    Full Story »

European Agency Urges Airlines To Avoid Tel Aviv

European Agency Urges Airlines To Avoid Tel AvivThe European Aviation Safety Agency says it “strongly recommends” that airlines refrain from operating flights to and from Tel Aviv. The recommendation by Europe’s main aviation safety body came after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to Israel’s Ben Gurion airport for 24 hours following a Hamas rocket explosion ...    Full Story »

LIVE BLOG DAY 16: Operation Protective Edge [UPDATED 12:56 PM IL]

LIVE BLOG DAY 16: Operation Protective Edge [UPDATED 12:56 PM IL]  12:57: Sirens sounding in Beersheva, Tifrach, Chatzeirim and the surrounding areas. Multiple attacks reported. 12:56: The foreign worker wounded in a mortar shell attack earlier has died of injuries. He becomes the second civilian killed in Operation Protective Edge. 12:48: Sirens sounded in the Ashkelon Coast Regional Council a few minutes ago. 12:47: The security alert ...    Full Story »

US: No Evidence Of Direct Russian Link To Plane

US: No Evidence Of Direct Russian Link To PlaneSenior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday that Russia was responsible for “creating the conditions” that led to the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but they offered no evidence of direct Russian government involvement. The intelligence officials were cautious in their assessment, noting that while the Russians have been arming separatists in eastern Ukraine, ...    Full Story »

A Lot More Than Coffee Brewing At Upcoming Parnassah Network Seminar

A Lot More Than Coffee Brewing At Upcoming Parnassah Network Seminar[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] By: L. Halevi The upcoming Parnassah Network seminar, “Launch Your Business”, the first of a new series of seminars to help Yidden across the parnassah spectrum, is slated to take place this coming Tuesday, July 29th in the Clarion Hotel & Conference Center in Toms River, NJ. Tickets for the all-day, intensive seminar are almost sold out. Smart ...    Full Story »

TONIGHT IN FLATBUSH: The Annual 'Q' - Same Place, Same Seats

TONIGHT IN FLATBUSH: The Annual 'Q' - Same Place, Same SeatsIF YOU HAVE TO ASK, YOU WON’T UNDERSTAND... Mosdos Zichron Erez (Monsey, NY) was established seven years ago under the leadership of HaRav Chaim Zev Levitan Shlita, and is dedicated to older Bais Medrash Bochurim who have chosen to pursue the path of Zevulon while rooted in the tents of Yissochor. Boruch Hashem, they have had great Siyata D’shmayo in enabling these Bochurim to ...    Full Story »
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IDF Soldier: Terrorists Ran Toward Us with Babies in Hand (12 opinions)

IDF Soldier: Terrorists Ran Toward Us with Babies in HandAs the world turns their back on Hamas's use of Human shields, it is astonishing how criticism is even possible to be leveled at Israel. Accounts from IDF soldiers tell YWN  of Palestinians throwing their children deliberately in harms way to rack up the casualty count. The Antisemitic media feed into the Palestinian narrative and completely leave out the fact that the parents are the ...    Full Story »

PM Netanyahu Asks Kerry to Reverse US Air Ban, Hamas' Biggest Success in Latest Clash with Israel (4 opinions)

PM Netanyahu Asks Kerry to Reverse US Air Ban, Hamas' Biggest Success in Latest Clash with IsraelPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with US Secretary of State John Kerry, asking him to act in order to restore American air travel to and from Israel, officials in the Prime Minister’s Office say. The absence of inbound air travel will deeply affect the Israeli economy. The cancellations come at a particularly sensitive time, following a missile attack on a plane near the ...    Full Story »

PM Netanyahu Visits the Wounded

PM Netanyahu Visits the WoundedPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday, at Barzilai Hospital in Ashkelon, visited soldiers and civilians who have been wounded in Operation Protective Edge and told them, "All of Israel embraces you and wishes you a quick recovery. You were wounded on the most important mission of all – defending our home." Prime Minister Netanyahu met with dozens of ambassadors who were ...    Full Story »

WATCH: Wounded Golani Commander Returns to Troops (1 opinions)

Golani Brigade Commander Colonel Rasan Elian (Pictured Below) walked out of Soroka Medical Center and has assumed command of his force in Gaza once again. He told the media “If I had a bus and brought it here the soldiers would line up to get on and resume the ...    Full Story »

EJC Welcomes European Union Call For Dismantling Of Gaza Terror Organizations (3 opinions)

EJC Welcomes European Union Call For Dismantling Of Gaza Terror OrganizationsThe European Jewish Congress has welcomed the strong statement by European Union foreign ministers on Tuesday calling for the immediate disarming of terror organisations in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. In a statement issued immediately after the meeting of the bloc's foreign ministers in Brussels, the diplomatic chiefs strongly condemned "the indiscriminate firing of rockets into ...    Full Story »

Public Recitation of Tehillim Added to Tonight's RCCS Flatbush BBQ

Public Recitation of Tehillim Added to Tonight's RCCS Flatbush BBQ[COMMUNICATED CONTENT] Although every RCCS event includes the recitation of Tehillim for cholei Yisroel in general, and cancer-stricken patients, in particular, tonight’s Flatbush/Crown Heights BBQ program has been lengthened to include prayers on behalf of the wounded soldiers in Eretz Yisroel. The tragic events in Eretz Yisroel put a damper on the usual festive event, and the ...    Full Story »

VIDEO: Agudath Israel of America Emergency Delegation to Washington in Response to Global Anti-Semitism and Escalating Situation in Israel

VIDEO: Agudath Israel of America Emergency Delegation to Washington in Response to Global Anti-Semitism and Escalating Situation in IsraelYesterday, Agudath Israel of America issued a statement in response to the alarming rise in anti-semitic incidents around the globe and the increasingly serious situation in Israel. Today, ...    Full Story »

LIVE BLOG DAY 15: Operation Protective Edge [UPDATED 11:54 PM IL] (20 opinions)

LIVE BLOG DAY 15: Operation Protective Edge [UPDATED 11:54 PM IL]23:54:  Reports of Arab rioting in Eastern Jerusalem neighborhoods complete with rocks and firebombs. 22:04: 2 terrorists killed in southern Gaza after firing on IDF soldiers. 21:56: Operation Protective Edge stats:  2,152 Rockets fired - 637 since ground operation - 419 intercepted - 1,654 exploded in open areas. 21:54: France FM to Israel: Stop the 'massacres and ...    Full Story »

FAA Halting All U.S. Flights to Israel Temporarily - Some European Carriers Cancel As Well (2 opinions)

FAA Halting All U.S. Flights to Israel Temporarily - Some European Carriers Cancel As WellIsrael’s Channel 2 evening news announced moments ago that the US Federal Aviation Association has decided to halt all flights to Israel for a 24 hour period. This is expected to go into effect in the coming hour, by 20:30 Israel time. The announcement follows     Full Story »

Video: Israel Supporters Attacked by Crowd Shouting ‘Kill Jews’ in Canada (4 opinions)

Video: Israel Supporters Attacked by Crowd Shouting ‘Kill Jews’ in CanadaA group of Canadian Israel supporters who were violently beaten last week by a crowd shouting anti-Semitic slurs said they continue to be bullied on the Internet and in the media by those who claim that they were looking for a fight. A family of six pro-Israel supporters demonstrating in downtown Calgary was assaulted late Friday by a crowd of around 100 protestors who were ...    Full Story »

BREAKING: Hamas Has Begun Negotiations for Info on IDF Sgt. Oron Shaul (8 opinions)

BREAKING: Hamas Has Begun Negotiations for Info on IDF Sgt. Oron ShaulHamas is not wasting any time following its announcement that it is holding IDF Golani Brigade Sgt. Oron Shaul, the seventh soldier who was in the ill fated armored personnel carrier in Gaza that was blown apart. The terrorist organization made a point of being vague, not stating if it is holding a live soldier or his remains. Hamas spokesman Mushir al-Misri, among the terrorists ...    Full Story »

Shocker: UNRWA Finds Rockets in Gaza School......Again (9 opinions)

Shocker: UNRWA Finds Rockets in Gaza School......Again Today, in the course of the regular inspection of its premises, UNRWA discovered rockets hidden in a vacant school in the Gaza Strip. As soon as the rockets were discovered, UNRWA staff were withdrawn from the premises, and so we are unable to confirm the precise number of rockets. The school is situated between two other UNRWA schools that currently each accommodate 1,500 internally ...    Full Story »

Erdogan: 'I No Longer Talk To Obama' (6 opinions)

Erdogan: 'I No Longer Talk To Obama'Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he no longer holds "direct" telephone conversations with U.S. President Barack Obama, suggesting a rift between the leaders over Syria and the Gaza conflict. "In the past, I was calling him (Obama) directly. Because I can't get the expected results on Syria, our foreign ministers are now talking to each other," Erdogan ...    Full Story »

Muslims In Brooklyn Feel Backlash From Middle East Unrest (7 opinions)

Muslims In Brooklyn Feel Backlash From Middle East UnrestSome Muslims in Brooklyn are feeling a backlash from the unrest in the Middle East. The NYPD's Hate Crime Unit is investigating several incidents, including racial slurs and even eggs being thrown at worshippers wearing traditional Muslim clothing. Muslim worshipers gathered for Ramadan prayers after sundown Monday night. Some will pray until sunrise. But as they do, they will ...    Full Story »

Brigade Commander: There Were Many Unsuccessful Kidnap Attempts (1 opinions)

Brigade Commander: There Were Many Unsuccessful Kidnap AttemptsAccording to Nachal Brigade Commander Colonel Uri Gordon, Hamas is working hard to kidnap military personnel but has been unsuccessful to date. The colonel made his remarks on Tuesday 24 Tammuz in a briefing for the press covering the warfare in Gaza. “Hamas is fighting with all its might and using all means at its disposal. The IDF has discovered most of the Hamas ...    Full Story »

WATCH LIVE NOW: Let's Grow Together With Rabbi Mordechai Weinberger LCSW (1 opinions)

WATCH LIVE NOW: Let's Grow Together With Rabbi Mordechai Weinberger LCSWMordechai Weinberger is an experienced therapist for many years, and currently hosts a free phone line of various psychological programs that combine Torah and psychology. To submit your questions which may be asked live on the air, you can call in during the show at 718-683-5858, or text your question to 347-927-8398. You can also submit your question in the comments section ...    Full Story »

Ceasefire Resolution Said Sent To UN Security Council (4 opinions)

Ceasefire Resolution Said Sent To UN Security CouncilThe Palestinian UN envoy says a draft UN resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza will be formally circulated to the Security Council. Riyad Mansour tells reporters before the Security Council’s monthly meeting on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the Mideast on Tuesday that the resolution would be given to all 15 council members later Tuesday. It was endorsed by ...    Full Story »
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BREAKING: Delta & USAirways Halting All Flights To Israel [UPDATED 11:40AM ET] (14 opinions)

BREAKING: Delta & USAirways Halting All Flights To Israel [UPDATED 11:40AM ET]Delta has canceled all flights to Israel indefinitely, citing a report of a rocket near the airport in Tel Aviv. The airline said it had to divert a 273-passenger flight to France because of reports of a rocket or associated debris near Ben Gurion International Airport. It said it suspended service until further notice between the Israeli airport and it's New York-JFK hub. Haaretz is ...    Full Story »

Hospitalized Nazi Guard Suspect, 89, Gets Bail

Hospitalized Nazi Guard Suspect, 89, Gets BailA judge in Philadelphia has granted bail to an 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect who's been hospitalized while awaiting extradition to Germany. The ruling Monday reverses a decision that denied bail to Johann Breyer of Philadelphia. Breyer can now await the outcome of his extradition fight at home on $100,000 personal recognizance bail. But it's not clear how long he'll be ...    Full Story »

NY: Feds Want October Start Trial For Rep. Grimm

NY: Feds Want October Start Trial For Rep. GrimmFederal prosecutors want to start Republican New York Rep. Michael Grimm's tax evasion trial in October, a month before Election Day. Assistant U.S. Attorney James Gatta said in court Monday that motion procedures and hearings in the case could be held by the end of September with a trial starting the following month. Grimm has been indicted on 20 counts for allegedly evading ...    Full Story »

Boehner: No Border Money Without Policy Changes

Boehner: No Border Money Without Policy ChangesHouse Speaker John Boehner says the public won't support spending money on the border crisis unless Congress makes policy changes to return migrant kids home faster. In a statement Tuesday Boehner also charges that President Barack Obama's refusal to stand up to Democratic critics is jeopardizing Congress' ability to act. At issue is a 2008 law that Republicans want to change to ...    Full Story »


WATCH: Wounded Golani Commander Returns to Troops (1 opinions)

Golani Brigade Commander Colonel Rasan Elian (Pictured Below) walked out of Soroka Medical Center and has assumed command of his force in Gaza once again. He told the media “If I had a bus and brought it here the soldiers would line up to get on and resume the battle”.

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WATCH: Terrorists Use Ambulance for Transportation in Gaza (3 opinions)

IDF forces recently identified two Palestinian terrorists using an ambulance to travel within Gaza. On a daily basis, Hamas uses ambulances, houses and other civilian infrastructure to protect its terrorists.

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