Tuesday, February 28, 2017
WITH ALL THE MUSLIMS FLEEING AMERICA. AND BEING BANNED-THE ISRAEL HATE GETS WORSE AND WORSE AROUND THE WORLD. THE LEFT BLAME THE JEWS FOR MUSLIM BANNING OVIOUSLY. GET OVER IT CRY BABY SORE LOSER ALT LEFTIES MIXED BAG OF ANY THING.
28 And when these things begin to come to pass,(ALL THE PROPHECY SIGNS FROM THE BIBLE) then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption (RAPTURE) draweth nigh.
29 And he spake to them a parable; Behold the fig tree,(ISRAEL) and all the trees;(ALL INDEPENDENT COUNTRIES)
30 When they now shoot forth, ye see and know of your own selves that summer is now nigh at hand.(ISRAEL LITERALLY BECAME AND INDEPENDENT COUNTRY JUST BEFORE SUMMER IN MAY 14,1948.)
3 A fire devoureth (ATOMIC BOMB) before them;(RUSSIAN-ARAB-MUSLIM ARMIES AGAINST ISRAEL) and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them.
30 And I will shew wonders in the heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke.(ATOMIC BOMB AFFECT)
12 And this shall be the plague wherewith the LORD will smite all the people that have fought against Jerusalem; Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet,(DISOLVED FROM ATOMIC BOMB) and their eyes shall consume away in their holes,(DISOLVED FROM ATOMIC BOMB) and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth.(DISOLVED FROM ATOMIC BOMB)(BECAUSE NUKES HAVE BEEN USED ON ISRAELS ENEMIES)(GOD PROTECTS ISRAEL AND ALWAYS WILL)
13 And it shall come to pass in that day, that a great tumult from the LORD shall be among them; and they shall lay hold every one on the hand of his neighbour, and his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbour.(1/2-3 BILLION DIE IN WW3)(THIS IS AN ATOMIC BOMB EFFECT)
47 And say to the forest of the south, Hear the word of the LORD; Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will kindle a fire in thee, and it shall devour every green tree in thee, and every dry tree: the flaming flame shall not be quenched, and all faces from the south to the north shall be burned therein.
18 Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the LORD'S wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell in the land.
1 For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven;(FROM ATOMIC BOMBS) and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.
And here are the bounderies of the land that Israel will inherit either through war or peace or God in the future. God says its Israels land and only Israels land. They will have every inch God promised them of this land in the future.
Egypt east of the Nile River, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, The southern part of Turkey and the Western Half of Iraq west of the Euphrates. Gen 13:14-15, Psm 105:9,11, Gen 15:18, Exe 23:31, Num 34:1-12, Josh 1:4.ALL THIS LAND ISRAEL WILL DEFINATELY OWN IN THE FUTURE, ITS ISRAELS NOT ISHMAELS LAND.12 TRIBES INHERIT LAND IN THE FUTURE
Court rejects appeal of upcoming settlement homes demolition-Judges uphold March 5 deadline for Ofra buildings; recent law legalizing buildings built on private Palestinian land does not apply-By Alexander Fulbright February 27, 2017, 6:48 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
The High Court of Justice rejected on Monday an appeal to halt the upcoming demolition of nine buildings constructed without permits on private Palestinian land in the West Bank Jewish settlement of Ofra.Residents of Ofra requested that the nine buildings, eight of which are homes, be sealed off rather than destroyed.That would have made them eligible for being spared in accordance with legislation passed earlier this month known as the Regulation Law. The law legalizes Jewish homes constructed illegally on Palestinian land, if homeowners can prove they built their homes in good faith or received government assistance.Palestinians whose land is expropriated under the law are eligible to receive either financial compensation or alternative plots elsewhere.However, the judges ruled unanimously that the evacuation of the buildings must go ahead.The court first issued its demolition ruling in February 2015, and, after a number of delays, set March 5 as the final deadline by which the buildings must be pulled down.On Monday, the IDF began setting up roadblocks around Ofra ahead of the expected evacuation of the buildings on Tuesday, in order to prevent right-wing activists from arriving at the settlement, the Hebrew-language Walla news site reported.In response to the army’s preparations, residents of Ofra called on the public to come to the site to protest, the Hebrew-language Haaretz daily reported.Over the weekend, police began carrying out preventive arrests of far-right activists as part of their efforts to avoid a repeat of the violent scenes that occurred during the evacuation of the illegal West Bank outpost of Amona earlier this month.On Sunday, a 20-year-old Jerusalem resident was arrested on suspicion of planning to disrupt the upcoming demolitions — after he refused to sign a police order prohibiting him from entering the settlement.Following his arrest, the man was brought before a judge at the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court, who issued a restraining order forbidding him from setting foot in Ofra for the next fifteen days, according the Hebrew-language Haaretz daily.According to a lawyer representing the man from the far-right Honenu legal aid group, a minor was also detained for the same reason in recent days, but was released after acquiescing to a police order to keep away from Ofra.Border Police officers over the weekend cleared a number of far-right activists from one of the buildings set to be demolished in Ofra. Those inside the building, which is abandoned, were reportedly attempting to barricade themselves to resist the upcoming evacuation.The actual residents of the homes in question have not sought confrontation, saying in a statement, “We will not use crowbars and we will not barricade ourselves” inside the homes. Most of the families living in the buildings have already left, the Ynet news site reported.Earlier this month, over 5,000 people protested the evacuation at a rally in Ofra, with prominent nationalist-religious leader Rabbi Haim Druckman vowing at the demonstration that “we will continue to settle the Land of Israel…. We are not thieves.”The original case against the nine buildings was brought before the High Court in 2008 by the left-leaning Yesh Din legal organization, which represented the Palestinian landowner.A report published in the same year by another Israeli rights group, B’Tselem, said some 60 percent of the built-up area of Ofra lies on land that is registered to Palestinians. The claims to private ownership of lands in settlements like Ofra and the Amona outpost are based on the pre-1967 Jordanian land registry, which Israel adopted after it captured the West Bank from the Jordanians that year.Raoul Wootliff and Times of Israel staff contributed to this report.
After foreign trips, Netanyahu says Israel is ‘rising global power’-Returning from Australia and Singapore, PM says Jewish state enjoying growing global standing and is ‘sought after by many’-By Raoul Wootliff and Times of Israel staff February 27, 2017, 6:51 pm
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that his recent foreign trips to the UK, US, Australia and Singapore have strengthened Israel’s position in the world and prove the country is “a rising global power.”Speaking to the Likud weekly faction meeting — his first in three weeks due to the trips — Netanyahu said his travels had bolstered Israel’s security and economy.Citing further upcoming trips to Russia and China and a scheduled visit to Israel by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Netanyahu said the Jewish state was experiencing a turnaround in its global standing.“Everywhere I went I was met with great sympathy for the State of Israel. I say sympathy, and often admiration. I saw this with leaders and I saw this with people on the streets.“Israel is a nation sought after by many,” he declared.Netanyahu said many countries were interested in forging alliances and pacts with the Jewish state, and insisted it had earned this respect by refusing to back down from its diplomatic positions.“All this is happening not because we yield, or fold, or pander. The opposite it true: It’s because we stand firm on the rights of the Israeli people and the interests of the State of Israel,” he said. “Alliances and agreements are made with the strong, not the weak.”Israel under his leadership, he asserted, “is strong — militarily, technologically, economically. And that is why we are also growing stronger diplomatically.”Israel has recently come under intense international criticism for its passage of the Regulation Law, which would retroactively legalize Israeli West Bank outposts built on private Palestinian land.The law has been widely censured by world powers, including the United Nations, the European Union, France, Britain, Turkey and others. Germany said its confidence in Jerusalem had been shaken and reportedly cancelled a planned summit with he Israeli government. Even some Israeli right-wingers opposed the law, including members of the governing coalition who voted in favor of it, and Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit.The international community has also expressed great alarm at Israel’s possible withdrawal of support for the two-state solution.The ostensible change in Jerusalem’s policy is likely the result of US President Donald Trump’s statement during his meeting with Netanyahu this month that he could live with either a two-state or a one-state solution. Netanyahu has since conspicuously avoided any public statement of support for two states.During his five-day trip to Australia that ended Sunday, Netanyahu met with multiple national leaders, including Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and opposition leader Bill Shorten.Besides agreements on business and travel links between the two countries, the conflict with the Palestinians arose in each meeting, and Netanyahu’s travels in Sydney were greeted on occasion by pro-Palestinian protesters.Earlier in Singapore, the premier met with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and President Tony Tan Keng Yam. Lee said that Israel was the second-largest contributor of foreign direct investments in Singapore from the Middle East, and the two discussed further cooperation between the countries.
Hundreds of Orthodox protesters try to block Women of the Wall service-Police protect progressive Jewish group during its monthly prayer session at Western Wall; one activist decries ‘mob of mean black hats’-By Times of Israel staff February 27, 2017, 11:18 am
Progressive Jewish women held a prayer service at the Western Wall on Monday in defiance of hundreds of Orthodox men and women who attempted to disrupt the event.Several hundred female seminary students, primarily from religious Zionist schools, attempted to block the women, who carried Torah scrolls to pray at the holy site for their monthly service. Many hundreds of male students standing in the men’s section of the plaza attempted to drown out the women’s prayers.Some 150 women of the Women of the Wall group congregated at the women’s prayer section at the wall to celebrate the beginning of the Jewish month of Adar with prayer, songs and reading from a Torah scroll. One girl also celebrated her bat mitzvah during the service.Their entrance to the plaza was blocked by a chain of religious women, which police broke up so that the service could take place. Police also erected barriers to protect the Women of the Wall, confining them to a small area and preventing them from praying up against the wall itself.While the women’s service was taking place, men in the men’s section of the plaza shouted and cursed them. One man prayed through a microphone, making it difficult for the women to hear their own service.More than 150 women praying at Kotel despite the jostling, the slurs, the caged-in zone, the whistles & the yelling. pic.twitter.com/TnifwQoXsy— Women of the Wall (@Womenofthewall) February 27, 2017-The women said they were also jostled and verbally abused, with people whistling and yelling at them.One Women of the Wall activist, Rabbi Susan Silverman, tweeted that they were targeted by a “mob of mean black hats,” adding that “people who ‘know’ God’s will and enforce that in civil law and violence are fascist idolaters.”Mob of mean black hats.People who "know" God's will and enforce that in civil law and violence. are fascist Idolators pic.twitter.com/4TMgvY829p— (((SusanSilverman))) (@RabbaSusan) February 27, 2017-Rabbis from the ultra-Orthodox and religious Zionist communities called on students to come to the Western Wall to protest. They included a former chief rabbi of Jerusalem’s Old City, Avigdor Nebenzahl; the main spiritual adviser to the Shas party, Rabbi Shalom Cohen; Rabbi Haim Druckman, the head of Bnei Akiva yeshivas; and Safed Chief Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu.The student protesters came from across the country and, after the prayers were completed, attended specially arranged classes in the Jewish Quarter, the religious news site Srugim reported.Last month a High Court ruling ordered the immediate halt of the practice of searching women on their way into the Western Wall plaza for ritual items such as Torah scrolls, and gave the state 30 days to find “good cause” why a woman may not read aloud from a Torah scroll as part of prayer services at the Western Wall.Also last month, the Shas party proposed a bill that would define the entire area as a holy site governed under the same definitions of religious practice and law set by Israel’s rabbinic courts and the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. Prayer services would thus be limited solely to state-approved Orthodox practice.
ISRAEL SATAN COMES AGAINST
1 CHRONICLES 21:1
1 And Satan stood up against Israel, and provoked David to number Israel.
1 Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I (GOD) will shew thee:
2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:
3 And I will bless them that bless thee,(ISRAELIS) and curse (DESTROY) him that curseth thee:(DESTROY THEM) and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.
11 Behold, all they that were incensed against thee (ISRAEL) shall be ashamed and confounded: they shall be as nothing;(DESTROYED) and they that strive with thee shall perish.(ISRAEL HATERS WILL BE TOTALLY DESTROYED)
7 Alas! for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob’s trouble;(ISRAEL) but he shall be saved out of it.
1 And at that time shall Michael(ISRAELS WAR ANGEL) stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people:(ISRAEL) and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation(May 14,48) even to that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book.
4 But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro,(WORLD TRAVEL,IMMIGRATION) and knowledge shall be increased.(COMPUTERS,CHIP IMPLANTS ETC)
JCCs, Jewish schools in US hit in fresh wave of bomb threats-Jewish community centers in Alabama, North Carolina, New York, New Jersey, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Delaware evacuated in latest scare; schools in Florida, Maryland, Virginia cleared out as well-By Times of Israel staff February 27, 2017, 5:58 pm
Jewish community centers in the eastern and midwestern US were targeted with bomb threats Monday, the latest in a series of incidents that has raised fears of anti-Semitism in the country.Threats were called in to JCCs in Asheville, North Carolina; Birmingham, Alabama; York and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Tarrytown and Staten Island, New York; Indianapolis, Indiana; Cherry Hill, New Jersey; and Wilmington, Delaware.Jewish day schools in Rockville, Maryland, and Fairfax, Virginia, both outside Washington, DC; and Davie, Florida, outside Miami, were also evacuated.Those inside the buildings were evacuated and law enforcement was called in to investigate the threats. All clears were given in a number of cases.The director of the Birmingham JCC, which has been targeted three times in the past two months, told local media the threats were “very difficult, very challenging, very fearful.”Several of the JCCs targeted were near Philadelphia, where a day earlier a Jewish cemetery was found vandalized, with some 100 headstones damaged or knocked over after a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri, was targeted the previous week.K-9 units finished searching building, nothing found. People are being allowed back into Jewish Community Center. pic.twitter.com/nJkBv2KMr9— Sarah Killian (@SarahWVTM13) February 27, 2017-#BREAKING JCC in Davie being evacuated, police on scene after school reportedly receives bomb threat @WPLGLocal10 pic.twitter.com/ZXUuJiWAB8— Erica Rakow (@EricaRakow) February 27, 2017-Paul Goldenberg, director of the Secure Community Network, told JTA shortly after reports of the bomb threats began coming in that his organization was working closely with the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI to identify the perpetrators and stop the threats. SCN is an affiliate of the Jewish Federations of North America that advises Jewish groups and institutions on security. SCN also is working closely with the Anti-Defamation League, Goldenberg said.Calling the continued threats “disturbing,” he said they are “impacting the lives of our communities out there.”Goldenberg also said the Jewish institutions are “behaving in an exemplary manner” in the wake of the threats.“Our Jewish schools and our JCCs continue to train for this, continue to execute well-placed measures,” he said, going on to praise the staffs of U.S. Jewish institutions as “vigilant.”No actual bombs have been found at any of the dozens of institutions that have received bomb threats in recent weeks.“The goal of these people is to wear us down,” Goldenberg said. “But we are back in our schools, we are back in our JCCs.”On Monday a week ago, 11 JCCs across the country received bomb threats from callers, the fourth such wave of threats in five weeks. In all, several dozen JCCs have received bomb threats, some multiple times.Jewish groups and others have raised alarms over the bomb threats and cemetery attacks, pointing to an uptick in anti-Semitic incidents in the wake of the 2016 presidential election.Earlier Monday, Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to establish an “emergency national program” to prepare for a “waves” of Jewish immigration following a series of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States and France.
Amid US, France anti-Semitic attacks, Herzog says Israel must prepare for ‘waves’ of immigrants-After 2 Jewish cemeteries vandalized, and uptick in incidents in other countries, opposiiton leader calls on PM to gear up for huge influx of Jews-By Raoul Wootliff and Marissa Newman February 27, 2017, 5:59 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
Opposition leader Isaac Herzog on Monday called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to establish an “emergency national program” to prepare for a “waves” of Jewish immigration, amid a series of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States and France.“I wish to express my shock and vociferous condemnation of the outbreak of anti-Semitic incidents in the United States, France and other places around the world,” Herzog told his weekly Zionist Union faction meeting.“I call on the government to urgently prepare and establish and emergency national program for the possibility that we will see waves of our Jewish brothers immigrating to Israel,” Herzog said.The opposition leader spoke a day after dozens of headstones were found toppled at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, a week after a similar incident last week in which over 150 graves were damaged at a Jewish graveyard near St. Louis, and shortly before the latest in a series of bomb threats to Jewish Community Centers across the US.“I am sure that the US government will do all it can to put an end to this phenomenon with all its might,” he added.Over the past two months, US Jewish community centers have been hit with a wave of bomb threats, prompting concerns among American Jews about what is perceived as an uptick in anti-Semitism in the United States. Those fears were also compounded by a barrage of online anti-Semitism directed against Jewish reporters during the US election.While US Jewish leaders have sounded the alarm on the trend, there is insufficient up-to-date data to corroborate whether there is a rise in anti-Semitism in the United States since the US election. There were also few indications the sporadic attacks would spur a mass exodus of US Jews to Israel.Chill, please.https://t.co/DB5zAt0r4d— Jeffrey Goldberg (@JeffreyGoldberg) February 27, 2017-Netanyahu has downplayed the concerns of increased anti-Semitism, and particularly of claims that US President Donald Trump was fueling the wave of anti-Jewish hate. In a joint press conference in Washington alongside Trump on February 15, Netanyahu responded to a question about anti-Semitism by saying “there is no greater supporter of the Jewish people and the Jewish state than Donald Trump.“I think we should put that to rest,” he added.Last week, Netanyahu praised Trump for condemning a recent spate of anti-Semitic incidents in the US, saying that “it is very important that President Trump took a strong stand against anti-Semitism.”Trump denounced anti-Semitism as “horrible,” “painful” and a “sad reminder” of evil last Tuesday, after the US president faced mounting criticism from US Jewish groups for failing to explicitly condemn the trend.Speaking during a visit to the National Museum of African American History in Washington on Tuesday, Trump said, “We have to fight bigotry, intolerance and hatred in all of its very ugly forms,” before adding that “the anti-Semitic threats targeting our Jewish community centers are horrible and are painful, and a very sad reminder of the work that still must be done to root out hate and prejudice and evil.”Trump earlier told MSNBC that “anti-Semitism is horrible, and it’s going to stop and it has to stop.” Asked if he denounced displays of anti-Semitism, the president said: “Oh of course, and I do it wherever I get a chance.”Trump’s statements came a few days after he drew the ire of much of the American Jewish community for declining to denounce anti-Semitism when asked twice about it in two consecutive press conferences.In one memorable instance, the president shouted down an ultra-Orthodox Jewish reporter, calling his question “unfair” and telling him to be “quiet.”“It’s not a simple question, not a fair question,” he said. “I am the least anti-Semitic person that you have ever seen in your entire life.” The reporter, Ami Magazine’s Jake Turx, had not insinuated the US president was anti-Semitic in his question. He later defended the US president’s response.Times of Israel staff contributed to this report.
Interview / 'It’s like a virus that spreads. And you have to declare it for what it is'-‘Pandemic’ of anti-Semitism taking shape worldwide, even threatens America, warns top US Jewish leader-‘We saw anti-Semitism in Britain, we saw it in France, and now we see it’s spreading everywhere,’ says Malcolm Hoenlein, calling for global summit to combat the phenomenon. Stresses: ‘Any accusations that Trump is an anti-Semite are unfounded’-By Raphael Ahren February 27, 2017, 4:35 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
Anti-Semitism is taking on potentially “pandemic” dimensions globally, even in the US, and if left unchecked could grow into an immensely serious threat, one of American Jewry’s most senior leaders said this week, calling on world leaders to convene a global summit to forcefully denounce the phenomenon.“I think we’re seeing a pandemic in formation,” said Malcolm Hoenlein, who heads the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations. “I don’t think it’s here. I think America’s situation is different from Europe. But the potential is there.”In a far-reaching interview, Hoenlein, who is currently in Israel, also spoke about widespread concerns over the Israeli government’s total alignment with US President Donald Trump, which some fear could turn Israel into a partisan issue in the United States. He called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to invite to Israel the newly elected head of the Democratic party, Tom Perez, in a bid to cement bipartisan support for the Jewish state.“We saw anti-Semitism in Britain, we saw it in France, and now we see it’s spreading everywhere,” Hoenlein told The Times of Israel in its Jerusalem office on Sunday. “Look at the numbers of incidents in Germany, Scandinavia and other parts of the world. And now we see in America swastikas being painted, other expressions [such as phoned-in] threats or aggression against kids on campuses. So it spreads. It’s not isolated to one geographic locale. It’s like a virus that spreads. And you have to declare it for what it is.”The interview with Hoenlein was conducted mere hours before news emerged of an apparently anti-Semitic act of vandalism that took place in his hometown of Philadelphia. Several tombstones in the city’s Jewish Mount Carmel Cemetery had been toppled in what the Israeli government called a “shocking” and worrying act.“I don’t think now it’s a direct threat to Jewish existence or Jewish survival,” Hoenlein said about general trend of anti-Semitic acts committed recently in the US, including the desecration of Jewish cemeteries or bomb threats made to Jewish community centers. “I do think that this cancer, left unchecked, spreads and becomes more and more of a threat.”The best example of such a process can be identified in France, where anti-Jewish sentiment “metastasized over a period of time,” he said. “It didn’t just happen,” he added, citing recent reports of attacks on Jews, and information from his own relatives who live in France telling him life has become “intolerable” there.European governments have denounced such incidents and increased measures to protect Jews, Hoenlein said. “But we can’t deny the fact that anti-Semitism today is no longer something that has to be done under the cloak of darkness, with the fear of repercussions. Those restrictions are gone. And I think we have to reimpose it and there have to be standards set. That’s why I want government officials saying this is not acceptable, just like racism and bigotry in any other form is not acceptable.”‘It’s everybody’s problem when there’s hatred against Jews. We’re the victims, we’re not the cause of it’To effectively fight anti-Semitism, Hoenlein called for a “global summit” similar to the one convened on behalf of Soviet Jewry in the last century. He urged leaders from the US, Germany, Britain, India, East European and South American countries to attend and unequivocally declare that “hatred of Jews has taken too heavy a toll and that we gotta draw the line now.”Combating anti-Semitism starts with the Jewish community, “but it doesn’t end with it,” posited Hoenlein. “This is not our problem. It’s society’s problem. It’s Christianity’s problem. It’s everybody’s problem, when there’s hatred against Jews. We’re the victims, we’re not the cause of it. It’s not because we did something wrong. It’s because of who we are and our values.”Surveys and the high rate of intermarriage indicate that the American public generally accepts and appreciates Jews, Hoenlein said. “At the same time we are seeing an increase in anti-Semitism. We are seeing increased hostility in campuses in particular. We are seeing threats against institutions.”It does not take much to pick up the phone and threaten a Jewish community center, he said. But, “it does have an impact,” he added. “People are not sending their kids to programs; they won’t attend if they feel if they feel they’re in danger. And a phone call does that — it disrupts the pace of Jewish communal life. I don’t dismiss those things.”However, he is more troubled by “what happens on campuses and the greater acceptance of charges against Israel.” Many Americans accept the claim that Israel is an apartheid regime. For the last decade or two, it was okay for Americans to say that they are anti-Israel. “Today it is accepted to say I am anti-Jewish,” Hoenlein said. This, he suggested, is partly to due to the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which, he said, provided a “cover for anti-Semitism.”Hoenlein, who has been heading the Conference of President since 1986, credited Trump for speaking out against anti-Semitism and hatred, but acknowledged his organization wished he had done so earlier.After long weeks in which the president remained mum on a series of evidently anti-Semitic events, last Tuesday he denounced them as “horrible,” “painful” and a “sad reminder” of evil.“Certainly any accusations that Trump is an anti-Semite are unfounded,” Hoenlein declared. “We have to be very careful — and it’s a warning you cannot exaggerate — about using the label anti-Semite. It’s a very powerful accusation. If you demean it, if you make it commonplace, you remove the strength of the accusation. It has to be used carefully and only when you can substantiate it. And it should be reserved for occasions when it is really necessary.”While some in the Jewish community had misgivings over the White House’s refusal to mention Jews in its International Holocaust Memorial Day statement, the administration should be judged by its deeds, Hoenlein argued, citing Trump’s appointing many Jews and voicing strong support for Israel.While careful not to appear criticizing the prime minister, Hoenlein noted “concern” in the American-Jewish community over Netanyahu’s defense of the president from charges that he stoked anti-Semitic and xenophobic sentiment.“The post-election divisions are still very deep. It’s a very sensitive time still,” Hoenlein said. “The one thing we have to protect is that Israel is a bipartisan issue. We cannot allow it become associated with one party or one ideology. It’s not a conservative issue; it’s not a liberal issue.”Netanyahu’s tweet in support of Trump’s plan to build a border wall with Mexico “did create some negative reaction with some of of our Hispanic friends and supporters,” the veteran Jewish leader said. “It is always better for Israel and others to stay out [of domestic US politics]. Sometimes it’s required. We don’t hesitate to speak out on anti-Semitism in European countries, which is really a domestic affairs of theirs.”It is appropriate for an Israeli leader to seek to close ties with a new US president, but one needs to “be sensitive of how it’s interpreted,” Hoenlein went on. “There has been concern expressed that if the prime minister is seen as too close to one party or another, you the risk alienating others. At the same time, being close to the president of the United States is an asset.”Netanyahu did well in meeting with leaders from both sides of the aisle during his recent trip to Washington, DC, Hoenlein said. In that spirit, the prime minister should immediately move to establish good ties with Tom Perez, who on Saturday was elected as the Democratic National Committee’s new chairman. His chief rival, Keith Ellison, was controversial among American Jews due to his past record of associations with known anti-Semitic figures and critical stances on Israel. Perez named Ellison his deputy.“I think it’s positive that Mr. Perez was chosen,” Hoenlein said. “We look forward to working with him and hope the government of Israel will reach out to him and invite him to visit.”
Anti-Semitic vandalism also reported at Iowa university and Buffalo suburb-ADL offers $10,000 for help finding Philadelphia cemetery vandals-Over 100 gravestones overturned at Mount Carmel Cemetery a week after a similar incident in St. Louis-By Times of Israel staff February 27, 2017, 4:23 am
A prominent Jewish group is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the vandal or vandals who desecrated a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia on Sunday.“We are horrified by the desecration at Mount Carmel Cemetery,” the Anti-Defamation League’s Philadelphia regional director Nancy K. Baron-Baer said in a statement Monday.Police said that the incident at the city’s Mount Carmel Cemetery was an act of vandalism and have opened an investigation, according to a local ABC affiliate.Police did not say whether they were treating the case as a possible hate crime.The discovery of the vandalized Jewish headstones in Philadelphia Sunday followed a similar incident last week in which over 150 graves were damaged at a Jewish cemetery near St. Louis.“This act is cowardly and unconscionable, and is all the more despicable coming on the heels of a similar vandalism at another Jewish cemetery in St. Louis last week. We urge anyone with information on this crime to report it immediately to the Philadelphia Police Department at 215-686-TIPS.”Israel’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon condemned the incident, writing on Twitter that the “Philadelphia Jewish cemetery desecration is shocking and a source of worry. Full confidence US authorities catch and punish culprits.”#Philadelphia Jewish cemetery desecration is shocking and a source of worry . Full confidence #US authorities catch and punish culprits .— Emmanuel Nahshon (@EmmanuelNahshon) February 26, 2017-In the ADL statement, Baron-Baer said, “We stand with the Jewish community and all decent Philadelphians in condemning this crime, and we are inspired by the outpouring of support from law enforcement, community leaders and neighbors. We all must band together in the face of senseless crimes like the vandalism at Mount Carmel Cemetery.”New Jersey resident Aaron Mallin, who made the discovery when visiting his father’s grave, told the local ABC station he hoped it was not an anti-Semitic attack.“I’m hoping it was maybe just some drunk kids. But the fact that there’s so many it leads one to think it could have been targeted,” Mallin said.The vandalism at the Jewish graveyard in Missouri was decried by leading American Jewish groups, who called on the US authorities to take action in response to a perceived recent increase in anti-Semitic incidents in the US. It was also followed by US President Donald Trump’s first explicit condemnation over the trend.On Wednesday, US Vice President Mike Pence visited the Chesed Shel Emeth Society cemetery outside of St. Louis where the incident took place, joining Missouri’s Jewish Governor Eric Greitens and other volunteers in an interfaith service and cleanup effort.In addition to the vandalism at the Jewish cemeteries, there were also instances of anti-Semitic vandalism at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and in a suburb of Buffalo, New York, over the past week.At Drake University, an anti-Semitic slur was discovered carved into a chair in a university lecture hall. The university is investigating the incident as a hate crime.“Let me be clear that we will not tolerate acts of oppression and hate, and will do everything in our power to deal with this,” University Provost Dr. Sue Mattison said in an email sent to students.In the suburb of Orchard Park outside of Buffalo, about one dozen swastikas and racial slurs were drawn on cars and a building.A nearby elementary school playground and railway overpasses were similarly vandalized.The spray-painted swastikas and slurs were discovered on Saturday morning and were believed to have been painted late on Friday night, according to reports.At least 11 cars and an apartment building in the Village of Orchard Park near Buffalo were vandalized with the spray-painted swastikas and slurs, according to local reports. The reports began coming in to police at 3 a.m. on Saturday and continued throughout the morning.Public and private surveillance camera footage is being checked to find the perpetrators, according to village police. Investigators believe more than one person could be involved, according to the reports.JTA, Raphael Ahren contributed to this report.
MIGRATING BIRDS IN ISRAEL EATS HUMANS FLESH FOR COMING AGAINST ISRAEL-JERUSALEM
11 And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will give unto Gog (RUSSIA/ARAB/MUSLIMS) a place there of graves in Israel, the valley of the passengers (EAST OF THE DEAD SEA IN JORDAN VALLEY) on the east of the sea: and it shall stop the noses of the passengers: and there shall they bury Gog (RUSSIAN) and all his multitude:(ARAB/MUSLIM HORDE) and they shall call it The valley of Hamongog.(BURIEL SITE OF THE 300 MILLION,RUSSIAN/ARAB/MUSLIMS)
12 And seven months shall the house of Israel be burying of them, that they may cleanse the land.(OF ISRAEL)
16 And also the name of the city shall be Hamonah. Thus shall they cleanse the land.(OF THE ISRAEL-GOD HATERS)
17 And, thou son of man, thus saith the Lord GOD; Speak unto every feathered fowl, and to every beast of the field, Assemble yourselves, and come; gather yourselves on every side to my sacrifice that I do sacrifice for you, even a great sacrifice upon the mountains of Israel, that ye may eat flesh, and drink blood.(OF RUSSIAN/ISLAMIC HORDES AGAINST ISRAEL)
18 Ye shall eat the flesh of the mighty, and drink the blood of the princes of the earth, of rams, of lambs, and of goats, of bullocks, all of them fatlings of Bashan.
19 And ye shall eat fat till ye be full, and drink blood till ye be drunken, of my sacrifice which I have sacrificed for you.
20 Thus ye shall be filled at my table with horses and chariots, with mighty men, and with all men of war, saith the Lord GOD.
21 And I will set my glory among the heathen, and all the heathen shall see my judgment that I have executed, and my hand that I have laid upon them.
22 So the house of Israel shall know that I am the LORD their God from that day and forward.
17 And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that fly in the midst of heaven, Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God;(AGAINST ALL NATIONS ARMIES THAT COME AGAINST JERUSALEM AND ISRAEL)
18 That ye may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and of them that sit on them, and the flesh of all men, both free and bond, both small and great.
1 And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
2 Son of man, set thy face against Gog,(RULER) the land of Magog,(RUSSIA) the chief prince of Meshech (MOSCOW) and Tubal,(TOBOLSK) and prophesy against him,
3 And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against thee, O Gog,(LEADER OF RUSSIA) the chief prince of Meshech(MOSCOW) and Tubal:TOBOLSK)
4 And I (GOD) will turn thee back, and put hooks into thy jaws,(GOD FORCES THE RUSSIA-MUSLIMS TO MARCH) and I will bring thee forth, and all thine army, horses and horsemen, all of them clothed with all sorts of armour, even a great company with bucklers and shields, all of them handling swords:
5 Persia,(IRAN,IRAQ) Ethiopia, and Libya with them; all of them with shield and helmet:
6 Gomer,(GERMANY) and all his bands; the house of Togarmah (TURKEY) of the north quarters, and all his bands: and many people with thee.(AFRICAN MUSLIMS,SUDAN,TUNESIA ETC)
7 Be thou prepared, and prepare for thyself, thou, and all thy company that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them.
1 Therefore, thou son of man, prophesy against Gog,(LEADER OF RUSSIA) and say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against thee, O Gog, the chief prince of Meshech (MOSCOW) and Tubal: (TUBOLSK)
2 And I will turn thee back,(RUSSIA-ARAB MUSLIM ISRAEL HATERS) and leave but the sixth part of thee,(5/6TH OR 300 MILLION DEAD RUSSIAN/ARAB/MUSLIMS I BELIEVE) and will cause thee to come up from the north parts,(RUSSIA) and will bring thee upon the mountains of Israel:
3 And I will smite thy bow out of thy left hand, and will cause thine arrows to fall out of thy right hand.
4 Thou shalt fall upon the mountains of Israel, thou, and all thy bands,( ARABS) and the people that is with thee: I will give thee unto the ravenous birds of every sort, and to the beasts of the field to be devoured.
5 Thou shalt fall upon the open field: for I have spoken it, saith the Lord GOD.
6 And I will send a fire on Magog,(NUCLEAR ATOMIC BOMB) and among them that dwell carelessly in the isles: and they shall know that I am the LORD.
7 So will I make my holy name known in the midst of my people Israel; and I will not let them pollute my holy name any more: and the heathen shall know that I am the LORD, the Holy One in Israel.
8 Behold, it is come, and it is done, saith the Lord GOD; this is the day whereof I have spoken.
Hamas warns it ‘will not accept Israeli aggression’ in Gaza-After rocket attack and IAF retaliatory strikes, terror group cautions Israel not to upset status quo; Liberman: They should ‘take responsibility and settle down’-By Dov Lieber and Times of Israel staff February 27, 2017, 4:44 pm
Hamas on Monday warned it “will not accept continued aggression” by Israel in the Gaza Strip, hours after Israeli Air Force jets struck several of the terror group’s installations in response to an early-morning rocket attack on Israel’s south.“Israel bears full responsibility for the escalation in the Gaza Strip and for the aggression against civilians and the resistance forces,” the Islamist terror group that runs the Palestinian enclave said in a statement.“We will not accept continued aggression against sites belonging to the resistance forces… and we will not allow the establishment of a new status quo,” the statement said.In response, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said during an Yisrael Beytenu faction meeting that the Jewish state has “no intention of initiating military action in Gaza, but we also have no intention of accepting sporadic” rocket fire.Liberman said he would propose that Hamas “take responsibility” for the rockets launched from its territory “and settle down.”The army said earlier it had targeted “five Hamas positions throughout the Gaza Strip” in response to the rocket attack, which did not cause any casualties.A Palestinian source said, “Three bombs were dropped by the air force on a Hamas military base east of Nusseirat refugee camp,” south of Gaza city. The planes also made two raids against Hamas lookout posts along the border with Israel, east of Khan Yunis, and on a base of Islamic Jihad’s military wing in the north of the strip, the source said. Israeli tanks along the border also fired at several targets, according to AFP.Local officials said four Gazans were moderately injured by airstrikes east of Rafah.The rocket from Gaza, launched shortly before 4:15 a.m., hit the Sha’ar Hanegev region, northeast of the Gaza enclave, the military said. It struck an open field, causing neither damage nor injury.In the two and a half years since Israel waged a war against Hamas in summer 2014, the number of rocket attacks against the Jewish state has dropped to historically low levels, approximately once or twice a month.The nighttime attack was relatively uncommon, as rocket launches more frequently occur during the day, presumably to disrupt Israelis’ daily routines and to gain media attention.These have been launched mostly by Sunni fundamentalist Salafist groups, not by Hamas. However, Israel holds Hamas, the Sunni terror group that has ruled the Strip for the past 10 years, as ultimately responsible for any rocket fire emanating from the Gaza Strip.Monday morning’s rocket attack also comes two and a half weeks after a number of cross-border exchanges between Israel and terrorist groups inside the Gaza Strip, which raised concerns of potential renewed conflict between the IDF and Hamas.On February 6, a rocket was launched at Israel’s southern Mediterranean coast, in the Hof Ashkelon region, striking an open field. Later in the day, an IDF patrol came under gunfire while on duty near the security fence.The IDF responded to the two attacks with tank shellings and aerial strikes on a Hamas positions throughout the Gaza Strip.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at the time that Israel would not tolerate a “drizzle” of rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip “without a response,” as planes struck targets in the Strip.“My policy is to respond strongly to any rocket fire,” Netanyahu said at the time. “We are firm in this response.”In recent months, the IDF — under the direction of Liberman — has adopted a harsher policy toward sporadic rocket fire.The hawkish Liberman has promised that Israel will respond aggressively to rocket attacks, in order to force Hamas to rein in the more extreme groups in Gaza. On at least two occasions, the IDF carried out dozens of airstrikes on Hamas positions in response to rocket fire from Gaza.Last week, the Islamic State in Sinai fired two missiles that struck an open field in Israel’s southern Eshkol region, on the border with Gaza and the Sinai Peninsula. And earlier this month, the terrorist group launched four Grad rockets at the southern city of Eilat. Three of them were intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system, while the fourth landed in an open field.Judah Ari Gross, Sue Surkes and AFP contributed to this report.
Politicians gird for battle ahead of contentious 2014 Gaza War report-Netanyahu rejects allegations he failed to update the Security Cabinet during the military operation; Herzog calls findings an ‘indictment’-By Raoul Wootliff February 27, 2017, 7:23 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
A day before the publication of a highly contentious report on the 2014 Gaza War, Israeli politicians got a head start in trying out their lines of attack and defensive strategies in anticipation of the fallout.Leaked copies of the long-awaited state comptroller report indicate that it will criticize the army’s failures to prepare adequately for the threat of Hamas tunnels during Operation Protective Edge, and chastise the political leadership for improperly managing the war effort.Speaking at his weekly Likud faction meeting, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected the claim that the military operation had been a failure, asserting instead it was nothing other than a resounding success.“We hit Hamas with the hardest blow they have ever received. We killed around 1,000 Hamas terrorists, their senior officers. We took down the terror towers,” Netanyahu said. “We acted responsibly and with full coordination between the military and political echelons.”Netanyahu also rejected the allegation that he had failed to update the Security Cabinet during the military operation and slammed other politicians for playing politics with Israel’s security.“No cabinet in the history of the state was briefed more,” he said. “And when you enter a cabinet meeting, you are supposed to leave your phone, petty politics and your personal ambitions at the door.”His comments appeared to be directed at Jewish Home chair Naftali Bennett, who, during the operation and in the nearly two and a half years since it ended, has painted himself as the sole actor to recognize the threat of Hamas terror tunnels.In the same light, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, who served as Foreign Minster during the war, said Tuesday that all the recent criticism about the government’s conduct during the conflict stemmed solely from political concerns, and was harming Israel’s security.Talk about the report “is a political discourse that does not contribute to security, and even the opposite — it harms Israel’s security,” Liberman told his Yisrael Beytenu faction.“The IDF and defense establishment have been dealing with drawing lessons and rectifying what needs fixing from the day after the campaign. We have a strong army and the readiness of the army and reservists is at one of the highest levels in decades,” he said.Responding to questions from reporters, Liberman declined to comment on the content of the report, saying he would do so after the embargo is lifted tomorrow afternoon.On the attack, opposition leader Isaac Herzog said the report was an “indictment” against the political leadership during the military operation.“This indictment doesn’t deal with receiving illicit gifts or with inappropriate personal behavior,” Herzog told his Zionist Union faction meeting, referring to the ongoing criminal investigations into the prime minister, “but rather with the failure of the country’s leadership, the disregard for human life, the abandonment of soldiers and officers and the citizens of the south.”He added: “This indictment reveals how the prime minister and his security cabinet failed to understand the threats, to set a strategy to deal with them and to prepare the operation.”According to Herzog, the only member of the security cabinet who acted appropriately during the war was Tzipi Livni, his number two in the Zionist Union faction, who sat next to him in the meeting. During the war, Livni served as justice minister.Speaking to reporters earlier Tuesday, Livni said that the political brouhaha over the tunnel threat and the cabinet briefings is a distraction from the spectacular lack of strategy.“We should have solved the problem [of Hamas’s terror tunnels] ahead of time. The fact that this wasn’t done by the time the operation began is a great failure,” Livni said.“Israel doesn’t have a strategy vis-à-vis the Palestinians generally or Gaza specifically,” she cautioned. “We don’t have to reach an agreement with Hamas, but we need to rally the world against Hamas so Israel has the legitimacy to act against the tunnels in any future operation.”Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid accused Netanyahu of trying to cover up mistakes he had made rather than fix them.“What is more worrying than the mistakes is the denial,” Lapid said at the start of the Yesh Atid faction meeting. “The attempt to deal with public perception and politics and media spin comes at the expense of national security. That’s not how to run a country.”Asked if, as a senior minister and member of the security cabinet at the time, he also bears responsibility. Lapid said that “the buck stops” with the prime minister, but added he didn’t think Netanyahu need resign over the report.Marissa Newman contributed to this report.
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