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Iran shows off Kaman-22 combat drone for first time

At a military parade in Tehran on Monday, Iran publicly unveiled its Kaman-22 drone which is able to reach Israel.

The Kaman-22 is a long-range and strategic multi-functional combat drone with an operational range of over 3,000 kms., capable of flying at an altitude of 8,000 meters for more than 24 hours.

According to Iran’s Fars News, the…

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Arizona adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

The state of Arizona voted to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s Working Definition of Antisemitism on Tuesday.

The Arizona Holocaust education bill was supposed to be passed a year ago, after years in the works, but it was stalled by Arizona State Sen. Paul Boyer since it did not include the IHRA definition for…

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Holocaust survivor, 91, perishes in store basement in Mariupol

As she lay dying in a Mariupol basement, freezing and pleading for water, Holocaust survivor Vanda Semyonovna Obiedkova wanted to know only one thing: “Why is this happening?”

Ill and emaciated during the last two weeks of her life, the 91-year-old could not even stand up. She died on April 4, not peacefully of old age in her own bed but as a…

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Islamic Jihad shows off ‘tunnel city’ as it readies for next campaign against Israel

In a “tunnel city” under the sandy soils of southern Gaza, Palestinian terrorists are preparing for the next conflict with Israel, as tensions in Jerusalem threaten to escalate.

The underground passageways leave no trace on the surface.

But in a wooded area near Khan Younis, seven masked men in military fatigues carried a collection of…

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Rejecting Jordan’s praise for rioters, Bennett decries ‘incitement to violence’

Amid escalating diplomatic tensions with Jordan over recent clashes on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Monday that he views “with utmost severity” comments blaming Israel for the violence.

Bennett spoke after Israel’s Foreign Ministry directly accused Jordan of “backing those who… resort to violence.”

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Israel strikes targets in Gaza following rocket fire

The Israeli Air Force struck targets in the Gaza Strip overnight on Tuesday in response to earlier rocket fire launched towards southern Israel.

“Fighter planes attacked a number of targets and destroyed a Hamas weapons production facility,” the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said in a statement. “Israel regards Hamas as responsible for all events in…

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Iran assembles ‘building blocks for long-range ballistic missiles,’ says Israeli space expert

Iran is gradually assembling the building blocks necessary to construct ballistic missiles with very long ranges, an Israeli missile and space expert has said, adding that Islamic Republic’s elite military Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) “can reach space.”

Iran’s space program uses ballistic-missile technology to launch spy satellites…

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Iron Dome intercepts rocket from Gaza to Israel

The Iron Dome missile-defense system intercepted a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip toward Israel on Monday night, the first such attack in four months.

The incoming rocket siren was activated around 8:30 p.m. in the southern Israeli communities of Kissufim and Ein Hashlosha, which are located just across from the city of Khan Yunis.

The…

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Beverly Hills residents wake up to antisemitic flyers on Passover

First it was Hanukkah, now Passover. On Saturday morning, some residents in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles woke up to find yet another antisemitic flier on their front door.

The fliers, which appear connected to similar fliers that were distributed across the region in November and December, begin with the statement, “Every Single Aspect of…

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2 Palestinian terrorists said wounded in firefight with IDF near Jenin

Two Palestinian gunmen were seriously wounded during a firefight with Israeli forces operating in the Jenin area on Monday, according to Israeli media reports.

The clashes occurred in the village of Al-Yamun, 9 kilometers west of Jenin, Mako reported, citing Palestinian sources. No Israeli casualties were reported.

Eleven terror suspects…

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Islamic State calls on supporters in Israel to launch more terror attacks

Islamic State on Sunday urged its supporters in Israel to launch additional terror attacks, the first such call since two deadly terror attacks were carried out last month by Arab Israelis thought to have been inspired by the jihadist group.

Islamic State claimed responsibility for both attacks, though it did not appear the terrorists had been…

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Iran confirms moving centrifuge facility allegedly hit by Israel to underground site

Iran has confirmed it relocated a centrifuge facility to its underground Natanz nuclear site, state media reported, days after the UN atomic watchdog said it installed surveillance cameras to monitor the new workshop at Tehran’s request.

The late Saturday report by the official IRNA news agency comes as diplomatic efforts to restore Iran’s…

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Raisi: If Zionists make ‘tiniest move’ against us, we’ll target center of regime

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi Monday warned that Israel will be targeted by his country’s armed forces if it makes “the tiniest move” against Iran.

Raisi addressed Israel directly during a speech at an annual parade of Iran’s armed forces.

“If you make the tiniest move against the nation of Iran, the center of the Zionist regime will be…

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Herzog to host lone soldiers, Ukrainian refugees for Passover Seder

President Isaac Herzog and First Lady Michal Herzog will host a traditional Passover dinner at the President’s Residence for the first time on Friday evening.

Together with their three sons, the couple will be joined for the festive meal, known as a “Seder,” by lone soldiers, new immigrants who escaped the war in Ukraine, and US Ambassador Tom…

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New report exposes SJP’s methods of intimidating Jewish students at Cornell

Canary Mission released a new report that documents and exposes Students for Justice in Palestine at Cornell University (SJP Cornell) and its efforts to “create an environment hostile for Jews on campus.”

The 25-page report highlighted the activities of the group and its supporters, including students, graduates and professors, from 2014 to…

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Passover massacre: 20 years later, Israel’s terror response has changed

I was with my family in Tiberias that night, the eve of Passover 2002. I noticed that extra guards were reinforcing the hotel entrance. That’s before I heard there had been an attack in a hotel in Netanya. Even on a night without radio and TV, bad news spreads like spilled ink staining everything it touches.

“In every generation someone tries…

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Haifa man moderately hurt in suspected terror stabbing; teen girl arrested

A 47-year-old man was stabbed and moderately hurt in a suspected terror stabbing attack in the northern city of Haifa on Friday, police and medics said.

Officers who arrived at the scene at the HaZikaron Garden, adjacent to Haifa’s city hall, arrested a 15-year-old girl suspected of the attack.

Police said the incident was likely a…

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Over 150 injured, 400 arrested as Palestinians clash with cops on Temple Mount

Clashes broke out between Palestinians and Israeli police at the Temple Mount early Friday morning, as spiking tensions, threats of terror and the observance of major holidays all converge around the flashpoint holy site.

Skirmishes between police and worshipers at the site were reported around 6:30 a.m., with officers entering the compound and…