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‘400 seconds’ to Tel Aviv: Iranian media publishes Hebrew hypersonic missile threat

The IRGC-affiliated Sobh-e-Sadegh newspaper published a threat in Hebrew on its front page on Monday, warning that a new hypersonic missilereportedly developed by Iran could reach Israel in 400 seconds.

“400 seconds: General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) Aerospace Force, said that Iran has…

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‘I am the attacker’: Teen arrested for threat against New Jersey synagogues

An 18-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly making broad threats against New Jersey synagogues earlier this month, warning online that he planned to act on his “hatred toward Jews,” federal prosecutors said Thursday.

Omar Alkattoul, 18, has been charged with sharing “a manifesto containing threats to attack a synagogue and Jewish people”…

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Tens of thousands attend rare Fatah rally in Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Turning a huge park in Gaza City into a sea of yellow flags, tens of thousands of Palestinians on Thursday commemorated the anniversary of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat — a rare public show of support for the Fatah faction in the heartland of its Islamist rival Hamas.
The rally passed without incident,…

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Israeli F-35 jets escort US bombers in show of force to Iran

Israeli F-35i fighter jets escorted two American B-52 bombers through Israeli airspace on Thursday, in an apparent show of force to Iran amid tensions in the region.
The bombers, assigned to the US Central Command, were heading back from the Persian Gulf.
“The flight took place as part of the increasing cooperation with the US military, which is…

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IAEA: Iran increases highly enriched uranium stockpile

Iran has increased its stockpile of highly enriched uranium, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Thursday.

The U.N. agency also chastised Tehran for continuing to bar its officials from accessing or monitoring Iranian nuclear sites.

As of Oct. 22, Iran has around 62.3 kg. (137.3 lb.) of uranium enriched to 60% purity,…

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Chilling, newly discovered photos show Nazi Kristallnacht up close

Harrowing, previously unseen images from 1938’s Kristallnacht pogrom against German and Austrian Jews have surfaced in a photograph collection donated to Israel’s Yad Vashem memorial, the organization said Wednesday.

One shows a crowd of smiling, well-dressed middle-aged German men and women standing casually as a Nazi officer smashes a…

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Israel captures suspect wanted in connection with the killing of Israeli officer in Jenin

Israeli forces on Thursday apprehended in Jenin a suspect in the May 13 shooting death of Sgt. Maj. Noam Raz, 47, a member of Israel’s elite National Counterterrorism Unit (Yamam).

The suspect, identified as Tzdaki Ahmed Ali Marai, 23, a resident of the city, is a high-level terror operative and was involved in a number of shooting attacks on…

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Over 200 entertainment leaders urge Amazon, Barnes & Noble to drop antisemitic title

More than 200 hundred entertainment leaders, including household name stars, have urged Amazon and Barnes & Noble to stop selling an antisemitic title, warning executives that they are “profiting from hate.”
“Hebrews to Negroes,” a book and film, has recently seen a surge of purchases after it was promoted on social media by NBA star Kyrie…

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Iran claims to have developed hypersonic missile

Iran has developed a hypersonic missile capable of circumventing sophisticated air defense systems, Reuters reported on Thursday, citing the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ aerospace unit.
“This missile has a high speed and can maneuver in and out of the atmosphere. It will target the enemy’s advanced anti-missile systems and…

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Israel unearths ivory comb from 1700 BCE inscribed with plea to stop lice

Ancient Canaanites suffered from lice, pediculus humanus capitis, on their beards and not just on their heads as do young children in Israeli schools today. The first sentence ever written in their language from 1700 BCE appears on an ivory comb inscribed with a hopeful plea to wipe out the lice: “May this tusk root out the lice of the hair and…

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A Jewish social media influencer makes a Holocaust documentary for a new generation

At a moment of sharply rising anti-Semitism, a Jewish social media star known for her dance videos is getting deadly serious.

Montana Tucker’s 10-part docu-series, “How to: Never Forget,” has drawn millions of views on TikTok since launching at the end of last month. The series, edited into digestible two-and-a-half minute segments, is the…

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Israel condemns Tel Aviv conference equating Holocaust with ‘Nakba’

Israel’s Foreign Ministry on Tuesday harshly criticized a planned Tel Aviv conference linking the Holocaust and Israel’s War of Independence.

The conference, titled, “The Holocaust, the Nakba and the German Culture of Remembrance,” was organized by the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung Israel in cooperation with the Goethe-Institut Tel Aviv.


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Three Palestinian women with Islamic Jihad ties charged for planned shooting

Three Palestinian women from Nablus with ties to the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group were charged this week over plans to commit a shooting attack against Israeli security forces in the West Bank.

On August 20, Tahrir Abu Sariya, Maryam Arafat and Alaa Abu Dhraa were detained by Defense Ministry security guards at the Eliyahu Crossing,…

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Israel-designated terror group representative calls for destruction of US, EU in Brussels

Not only Israel, but also the United States, Canada and the European Union must be conquered, a top representative of an Israel-designated terror group said at a recent event in Brussels.

“Defeating Israel means defeating the United States. Defeating Israel means defeating Canada. These settlements exist on the back of the indigenous people…

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US Backs IHRA Antisemitism Definition After UN Criticism

The Biden Administration on Friday repeated its support for the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism after it was criticized by a top UN official.

Speaking at the UN’s Third Committee on October 31, the last day of her term, E. Tendayi Achiume, the UN’s outgoing Special Rapporteur on Racism, Racial…

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Israel, Jordan, UAE sign new MOU on deal to swap solar energy for desalinated water

Israel, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates signed a renewed memorandum of understanding on Tuesday regarding a UAE-brokered deal signed a year ago to have Jordan provide solar energy to Israel, and Israel channel desalinated water to the Hashemite Kingdom.

The MOU was signed in the presence of US climate envoy John Kerry at the UN COP27…

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Israeli dies of wounds sustained in Samaria terror attack

An Israeli man wounded in a terror attack on Oct. 25 died on Tuesday, according to Israeli media reports.

The man, Shalom Sofer, 55, lived in Kedumim in Samaria. He was stabbed as he exited a store in the adjacent Palestinian town of al-Funduq.

Sofer had been released to his home. His son, Lidor, told Channel 11: “He was released from the…

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Fresh protests erupt at Iranian universities, in Kurdish region

New protests erupted in Iran on Sunday at universities and in the largely Kurdish northwest, keeping a seven-week anti-regime movement going, even in the face of a fierce crackdown.

The protests, triggered in mid-September by the death of Mahsa Amini after she was arrested for allegedly breaching strict dress rules for women, have evolved into…