The US and Israel share the same values. Both our nations put a premium on life, liberty, and individual freedom. As such, Israel is among our closest allies in the world and the sole outpost of democracy in the Middle East. Yet both our nations are also engaged in the same fight against common enemies. The US and Israel should continue to stand shoulder-to-shoulder in the fight against those radical Islamic terrorists that seek the destruction of the West.


Cyberattacks targeted world leaders’ planes as they flew into Israel last week

As Israel hosted dozens of world leaders last week for the World Holocaust Forum, the country’s cyber defense system fended off hundreds of cyberattacks targeting the country’s international airport and the planes of the world leaders.

Citing officials from the Airports Authority Cyber Division, Channel 12 reported Sunday that at least 800…


ISIS: We need to conquer Israeli settlements, start targeting Jews

ISIS spokesperson Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quraishi recorded to all the organization operatives, mainly those in Sinai and Syria, to begin conquering Israeli settlements, Kan reported on Monday.The message called on the operatives begin targeting Jews and to turn the conquered territories into fields of weapons and rocket experiments.Furthermore,…


Shin Bet foiled 10 suicide bombings, 4 kidnappings in 2019, chief says

The Shin Bet security service foiled over 560 terror attacks in 2019, including 10 suicide bombings and four kidnappings, agency chief Nadav Argaman said Monday.

“The past year was filled with security challenges on all the fronts in which we operate. During it, we prevented upwards of 560 significant terror attacks, including 10 suicide…


Tense weekend sees stabbing attacks, explosive balloons from Gaza Strip

(January 19, 2020 / Israel Hayom) An Israeli man was moderately wounded in a stabbing attack on Saturday in Kiryat Arba near Hebron in Judea and Samaria, the Israel Police reported.

Moshe Greenblatt, 22, was rushed to a local hospital for treatment. The Israel Defense Forces apprehended the suspect, a Palestinian, almost immediately.

Earlier on…


Live Updates: Ukraine Gets ‘Important Data’ From U.S. on Iran Plane Crash

Ukraine and U.S. discuss plane disaster.

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine spoke with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday morning Washington time after he requested that the United States and other Western countries release the evidence that a Ukrainian passenger jet that crashed shortly after takeoff in Iran had been shot down.



Suspect arraigned after 5 stabbed during Monsey Hanukkah celebration

MONSEY, New York (WABC) — A knife-wielding man stormed into a rabbi’s home and stabbed five people as they celebrated Hanukkah in an Orthodox Jewish community north of New York City, an ambush the governor said Sunday was an act of domestic terrorism fueled by intolerance and a “cancer” of growing hatred in America.

Police tracked a fleeing…


IAF strikes Hamas in the Gaza Strip, after rocket forces PM offstage

IDF fighter jets and helicopters attacked several Hamas terror targets in the Gaza Strip, including the organization’s military complexes, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said on Thursday. The attack was in response to rocket fire from Gaza at Israel on Wednesday night. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was holding an event in Ashkelon as the rocket…


Danish police arrest 20 for radical Islamic terror plot

(December 12, 2019 / JNS) Danish police arrested approximately 20 individuals across the country on Wednesday in connection with what law-enforcement officials have said was a planned Islamic terrorist attack.

Eight of the suspects will have pre-trial hearings on Thursday, the AP reported.

Copenhagen Police Chief Inspector Joergen Bergen Skov…


New rocket attack targets Iraq base housing US troops

BAGHDAD, Iraq — Two rockets were fired at a military base near Baghdad airport housing US troops, the 10th such attack since late October, the Iraqi army said on Thursday.

There were no casualties in the overnight attack, which follows one on the same base on Monday that wounded six members of Iraq’s elite US-trained counterterrorism force, two…


Turkey to start testing Russian S-400 defense system – report

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish media says Turkey is poised to begin testing Russian-made S-400 air defense systems purchased from Moscow, despite threats of sanctions from the United States.

The Milliyet newspaper, which has close links to the government, said Monday that the military is planning to test the S-400s that are currently deployed at an…


Four rockets fired at northern Israel from Syria

(November 19, 2019 / JNS) Four missiles were launched at Israel from Syria on Tuesday morning, according to the Israeli military.

The attack triggered sirens in the northern Golan and the Galilee region at 4:52 a.m., sending residents rushing to bomb shelters. Israel’s Iron Dome air defense system downed all four projectiles, according to the…


Communities near Gaza nix school Friday over ongoing rocket fears

Israeli communities closest to the Gaza border preemptively canceled school for Friday, following multiple breaches of a ceasefire meant to end two days of fighting, local officials said Thursday.

Several rockets were fired at Israel from Gaza Thursday morning and afternoon, puncturing a tense calm and leading to fears of a resumption of…


Islamic Jihad posts video showing off missiles, bashing Israel

The Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group posted a video online Wednesday showcasing its missile arsenal and vowing to continue to fire at Israeli cities as the air war between the two sides continued to escalate.

The video shows the group’s fighters preparing and launching missiles from buried launchers, then firing mortar shells toward Israel…


EU condemns rocket fire from Gaza: ‘Unacceptable and must stop immediately’

Two days after terrorists in Gaza fired rockets into Israel, the European Union on Sunday evening condemned the launching of projectiles against civilians as “unacceptable,” saying the practice “must stop immediately and unconditionally.”

“The priority should be to work on immediate de-escalation to protect civilian lives,” the statement…


Year after massacre, Pittsburgh synagogue plans to become center for Jewish life

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Leaders of the Pittsburgh synagogue where worshippers were fatally shot last year want to rebuild and renovate the building, turning it into what they hope will be a “center for Jewish life in the United States” and a symbol against hatred.

On Friday, they outlined their vision for the Tree of Life building, where three…


Woman and two children injured in a car explosion in central Israel

A bomb explosion injured a 28-year-old woman, a four-year-old girl and a three-year-old boy on Highway 65 on Sunday. Magen David Adom paramedics gave them preliminary medical care and took them to the Hillel Yaffe Medical Center in Hadera. Another woman, 67, who was sitting in a nearby vehicle was lightly injured and drove herself to the hospital….


After Paris attack, Macron vows ‘unrelenting fight’ against Islamist terror

French President Emmanuel Macron vowed an “unrelenting fight” against Islamist terror on Tuesday as he paid tribute to the four Paris police staff stabbed to death last week by a radicalized colleague.

“We will wage an unrelenting fight in the face of Islamist terrorism,” Macron told a ceremony at the police headquarters where the attack took…


Arabs hurl firebombs, burn tires as Jews pray at Joseph’s Tomb before Yom Kippur

(October 7, 2019 / JNS) Dozens of Palestinians rioted on Sunday night following the pilgrimage of some 1,000 Jews, under Israeli security escort, to the Tomb of Joseph in Shechem/Nablus to pray. The rioters threw firebombs and burning tires at security personnel.

Israeli security forces responded with riot dispersal methods.

There were no…