Last week 4 innocent Israelis were killed, brutally butchered by a knife-wielding Israeli Bedouin terrorist. No, not a Palestinian, an Israeli-ID holding Bedouin. In his rampage he killed Laura Yitzhak, Rabbi Moshe Kravitzky, Doris Yahbas, and Menahem Yehezkel. Between them they left 10 orphans and fathomless depths of grief and …Read More »
An ISIS large-scale attack in the northern Sinai Peninsula.
An ISIS large-scale attack in the northern Sinai Peninsula demonstrates well the improvement in its operational capabilities and the weakness of the Egyptian security forces. …. ISIS’s attack in Bir al-Abd and its activity following it is the most outstanding activity as part of the wave of attacks referred …Read More »
Don’t tell me to “stay safe”
Don’t. Just don’t. Sometimes kindly meant words are the worst. On May 8th Trump pulled out of the disastrous Iran Deal. Almost immediately afterward Israeli citizens were warned that there would likely be an attack from Iranians based in Syria and communities in the Golan were instructed to make sure …Read More »
The Great Wall of Saudi Arabia.
Where is the hue and cry against the news that Saudi Arabia has built a 600-Mile (965 klms) ‘Great Wall’ to Shield Itself From ISIS? Not a peep. Where are the Greens, where are these do-gooders and ‘Palestinian’ supporters ? Israel built a barrier to separate Herself from murderers, Jihadists …Read More »
Arlene from Israel: Normal?
We are now past the holiday season and I would like to say that we’re back to “normal,” but I’m no longer sure what that means. Actually, I’m not quite sure there is such a thing these days. But, having just come from the holidays, I can deliver good news …Read More »
ISIS as a Strategic Tool?
Professor Efraim Inbar of Bar-Ilan University, in Israel, and the Director of its Begin-Sadat (BESA) Center for Strategic Studies has a piece for Israel National News entitled, “The destruction of ISIS is a strategic mistake.” When I first glanced at that headline I thought, “Good lord, man, you must be joking.” ISIS is …Read More »
ISIS and Acid Baths.
The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is the single most grotesquely violent political movement since the Khmer Rouge. In a recent Associated Press piece published on the FOX News website we learn that: BAGHDAD – In March, a senior commander with the Islamic State group was driving through …Read More »
Death cults posing as governing bodies
A Guest Post by Jodie Goldberg The hierarchy of Islamic extremism begins at the top and works its way down. Iran, ISIS, Hamas and the Palestinian Authority and the United Nations all have one thing in common. They are death cults posing as governing bodies. For at least 15 years …Read More »
The Ongoing War in France.
President Hollande has closed the borders of France. Such a thing has not happened since WW2. The borders were sealed to make sure that none of the terrorists got away, although the police said on the night of the attacks that all of these terrorists had been killed. The borders …Read More »
Egypt cleaning up ‘Down Under’.
Egypt has been fighting a losing battle in the Sinai for a number of years now. With the overthrow of Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak in the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 conflict the country became increasingly unstable and it created a security issue in the Sinai peninsula. Radical Islamic terrorists in …Read More »
Arlene from Israel: “Facing Down Violence”
As has become my practice of late, I’m going to start with a good news item, saving the somber stuff for later. Here we have a brief video that should put a smile on your face and a touch of hope in your heart: https://www.facebook.com/mirilavi/videos/10154126499312715/ ~~~~~~~~~~ We had better hold …Read More »
Obama’s “Values” Red Herring.
On May 21, 2015, Jeffrey Goldberg from The Atlantic published an interview with US President Barack Obama on ISIS, Iraq and Israel. Here is a review of Obama’s comments on Israel and his deliberate attempt to minimize his threats to Israel. It would appear that the president needs a reminder …Read More »
Arlene from Israel – Outrageous!
And that hardly begins to say it all. But then, I’m speaking about Obama, so what else would we expect? I’m sorry I cannot start with good news today: I must begin with the outrage. Israeli investigative journalist Ilana Dayan has just done an interview with President Obama for Israel’s …Read More »
ISIS Rules for the Enslavement of Infidel Women & Girls
I have only recently become aware of this, but MEMRI reports that the gentlemen from the Islamic State have been considerate enough to put out a pamphlet which describes, in question and answer form, the rules for the enslavement of women: The Research and Fatwa Department of the Islamic State …Read More »
Arlene from Israel – Response and Defense.
My mother used to say, “Enough is enough, and too much is plenty.” Well…we passed the “plenty” mark a long time ago where terrorism and threats by terrorist entities are concerned. But what I see is that the excesses of terrorists are beginning to stiffen backs a bit. In the …Read More »
Into the Fray: Sisi or ISIS?
It’s difficult to overstate the potential importance of the Egyptian president’s New Year speech on Islam – and equally important to avoid overly optimistic expectations as to its practical impact. “Is it possible that 1.6 billion people [Muslims] should want to kill the rest of the world’s inhabitants – that …Read More »
Pope Calls On World To End Islamic State Barbarism.
Pope Francis has considerably upped the ante in enlisting spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians – Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I – to sign a joint Common Declaration demanding an end to international indifference regarding Islamic State barbarism being perpetrated against religious minorities in Syria and Iraq. The Common Declaration …Read More »
Islamic State: APEC a Fizzer: G20 Promises No Better
ead on for article The 2014 APEC Conference in Beijing this past week has been and gone and the G20 Conference in Brisbane is taking place in Brisbane this weekend. If the APEC Conference is any guide the world leaders assembled in Australia will have little to say about the …Read More »
Arlene in Israel – Standing Tall.
The media here in recent days has been full of observations about the growing rift between Israel and the US, or, more accurately, between the Netanyahu and Obama administrations. There have been, incredibly, some Israeli politicians and commentators centrist-left who point a finger at Netanyahu, saying that he is provoking …Read More »
Obama Casually Betrays Israel as Jihad Returns to America
The Obama administration has decided that while the Jews of the Middle East must put up with genocidally antisemitic barbarian Jihadis directly upon their doorstep, the United States has every right to bomb their ideological brothers half a world away, despite the fact that the Islamic State poses no direct …Read More »