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International anti-Israel Smear Campaign

- UK threatened Israel with arms embargo unless Red Cross allowed to visit captured Palestinian terrorists. (Has the Red Cross visited Jewish hostages held by Hamas in Gaza?)

- European Union’s 27 leaders urge Israel not to launch a major ground offensive in the city of Rafah.

EU foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, has several times been critical of Israel over its war in Gaza. In January, he asserted that Israel had "created" and "financed" Hamas. “It looks like the lessons from the Holocaust were not learned properly. This inability to differentiate between the attacker and the defender is absolutely stunning." - Czech Ambassador to Israel, Veronika Kuchynova Smigolova, criticized the rush to blame Israel for the war started by Hamas by her colleagues in the European Union and the United Nations. (The Czech understand that what was done to them at Munich is being done to Israel.)

- Prime Ministers of Ireland, Malta, Slovenia and Spain release joint statement, say they have agreed to take initial steps towards recognizing a Palestinian state. (In what borders? What will be it capitol? Will the PA and Hamas agree to their proposal?)

- The US 'imposes' sanctions on Israeli ‘settlers', but won’t reveal its sources. The “vast majority” of Palestinian deaths attributed to “settler violence” were actually killed by Israeli security forces during counter-terror raids. (The US has never put sanctions on Arabs in Judea and Samaria, who are the real perpetrators of violence.)

“Any major military operation in Rafah would be a huge mistake. I have studied the maps – there’s nowhere for those folks (Gazans) to go." The vice-president Kamala Harris said that the Joe Biden White House was ruling out nothing in terms of consequences if Netanyahu moves ahead with the assault in Rafah.

Where did she study geography? Egypt, the Sinai, is just a step away from Rafah. Why is it good for millions of Sudanese and Ukrainian refugees to move out from a war zone, but not for the fake Palestinians? With friends like that, who needs an enemy!

Enemies of Israel are Trying to Save Hamas

The United Nations Security Council on Monday issued its first demand for a cease-fire in Gaza. After vetoing three previous resolutions calling for a cease-fire, the US abstained, allowing this resolution to be adopted. The resolution did not condemn Hamas, and adopted without conditioning the cease-fire on the release of hostages held by Hamas. Israel's Ambassador to the UN, Gilad Erdan, strongly criticized the resolution, which harms the efforts to free the hostages, as well as the hypocrisy and double standard of the Council. (After more than two years of war in Ukraine, the UN has not even attempted to issue a single resolution calling for a cease-fire! Have those high-ranking international Antisemitic hypocrites called for Hezbollah to fire rockets at Israel during Ramadan?)

Food for Thought. by Steven Shamrak

It is astonishing how the international political elite, mostly in Europe and Americas, has been able to blame and vilify Israel for the war against Hamas, after the organization launched a barbaric terrorist attack, killing more than 1,200 people. Now they are trying to save Hamas by imposing on Israel any form of ceasefire or ‘pause’ in fighting against this terrorist monstrosity. It seems, these current leaders of the Western democracies were carefully selected, guided and promoted to power by the previous generation of Jew-hating political elite, who facilitated the Nazi “final solution”, the Holocaust – the extermination of the Jews in Europe, and who tried to prevent the creation of the Jewish state. The new generation of the international political Antisemites has been continuously delegitimizing Israel, and artificially sustaining the existence of the fake Palestinians, using UNRWA - the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, since 1949.

The 'Ugly Nazi' doesn't Care about Jewish Hostages

The United Nations Security Council failed to pass a US-sponsored resolution that called for a cease-fire in Gaza following vetoes from Russia and China. The proposal called for an immediate and sustained cease-fire to protect civilians on all sides, allow for the delivery of essential humanitarian assistance and to alleviate humanitarian suffering. The resolution called for an immediate ceasefire tied to the release of hostages. Israel's Ambassador to the UN Gilad Erdan addressed the meeting after the vote. He said: "The American Resolution – should it have passed – would have marked a moment of morality for the UN, a place where good is evil, and justice is injustice. It would have been the very first time that this Council – or any UN body – condemned Hamas and their brutal massacre. Yet sadly, for purely political reasons, this resolution did not pass, and terrorists can continue benefiting from this Council whitewashing their crimes." (By adopting this resolution, the 'Useless Nothing' would put pressure on Hamas to release Jewish hostages, and a temporary cease-fire would give Israel approval and an opportunity to finish the job in Gaza.)

Progress in Reclaiming Jewish Land

Israel’s finance minister, Bezalel Smotrich, announced the seizure of 10 square kilometers (3.8 square miles) in the West Bank. The move marks the single largest land seizure by the Israeli government since the 1993 Oslo accords. The land transfer will cut across the West Bank, dividing the north and south. In June, the Knesset waived a long-standing legal precedent that required the prime minister and the defence minister to sign off on West Bank settlement construction at every phase.

UNRWA is the Nest of Terrorists!

A former official with UNRWA, Ahmad Oueidat, the UN agency for “Palestinian refugees”, admitted that Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh and the Secretary-General of the PFLP-GC, Dr. Talal Naji, were teachers in UNRWA schools. Israel said that 12 UNRWA staff had taken part in Hamas’ October 7 attack. Among other things, Israel said those workers kidnapped a woman, handed out ammunition and actively taking part in the massacre at Kibbutz Be’eri, where 97 people were murdered.

Enemy Population is not Innocent

A new poll found that an overwhelming majority of Palestinian Arabs both in Gaza and Judea and Samaria, 71%, see Hamas's decision to attack Israel on October 7th as a good one. Almost all of them, 93%, do not believe the terrorist organization committed war crimes. At the same time, there is a massive jump in the number of Gazans who want a two-state solution and a decline among respondents who think armed resistance is the way to achieve Palestinian statehood. (The enemies see the two-state solution as the first step toward eliminating the Jewish state.)

True Friends do it Differently

The Parliament of Romania adopted a law establishing May 14 as the National Day of Friendship and Solidarity between Romania and the State of Israel, as Israel’s independence was declared by David Ben Gurion on Friday, 5 Iyar 5708, which fell on May 14, 1948. On that day, diplomatic; political; cultural; social; and artistic events will be organized and materials dedicated to the history and promotion of the bilateral Romanian-Israeli relations will be presented.

Quotes of the Week:

"We have no way to defeat Hamas without getting into Rafah and eliminating the battalions that are left there. I told (Blinken) that I hope to do that with the support of the United States, but if we need to, we will do it alone." - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – How many times must it be said? Jew-haters and Jewish ‘useful idiots’ do not care!

The Truth about Antisemitism

by Rabbi YY Jacobson

Hatred of the Jew has been universal, permanent, and deep. Death for the Jews has been desired and plotted by the tyrants of every age. Pharaoh, Sancheriv, Nebuchadnezzar, Antiochus, the Roman Caesars, the Turks, the Christians, the Muslims, Stalin, Hitler, and almost every great power that ever lived and flourished, defined the Jew as a target for abuse or complete annihilation.

Jews have been expelled from nearly every country in which they resided - England, France, Hungary, Austria, Germany, Italy, Greece, Lithuania, Spain, Portugal, Bohemia, Moravia, Russia, Poland and the countries of the Middle East and North Africa, and of course, from their ancient homeland, Eretz Israel.

It is estimated that every 22 years Jews have been exiled from another country.

Many of us thought that the evil of anti-Semitism perished in a post-Auschwitz world, we have been rudely awakened during the last few years as it once again rears its ugly face, particularly among Arab nations and in Europe.

Then came October 7th, 2024. 1200 Jews were brutally murdered, Jewish children burned alive, Jewish women were tied down, raped, and beheaded during the horrific massacre, and so many people here in America (and world-wide) celebrated such unspeakable horrors, and are now blaming Israel for trying to avoid a second Holocaust, which Hamas craves to commit.

But why? Why can’t they just see us as another ethnic group doing its own thing?

The Jewish presence, challenging the world with a call from the infinite living moral G-d, opened a hole, a "ditch," a mental and emotional void in the heart of humanity, craving the fullness and richness of life that the Torah has given the Jew.

The concept that we are all responsible to a moral G-d that there is right and wrong, limits to power, and that each of us has a duty to righteousness, is toxic to the human-animal who cherishes the moral jungle.

Many non-Jews from various religions and cultures responded by elevating their lifestyles to a higher plateau. They saw the Jew and his Jewishness as a model that they could, in their own way, emulate.

Sadly, most non-Jewish cultures and civilizations in the past opted for an easier and more instinctive method through which to "fill" their mental and psychological "ditch": Rid the world of the Jew, they said, and the void will be gone. Deep down, they know that Judaism got it right, but it is too difficult to embrace.

This is the "soul" behind anti-Semitism. It is a form of resentment and hostility directed toward the cause of a profound emptiness in life. Adolf Hitler once remarked that his mission in life was to "destroy the tyrannical G-d of the Jews" and His "life-denying Ten Commandments."