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President Donald Trump said in a pre-recorded message on Sunday that “we must not ignore” a regime that threatens Israel’s existence, seemingly alluding to Iran. “On Yom HaShoah, we look back at the darkest chapter of human history,” the president told the World Jewish Congress on the eve of Holocaust Remembrance Day. “We...

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A nano-satellite built by Israeli high school students was launched to the International Space Station on April 18. Named for Israel’s national bird, the Duchifat-2 (in English, Hoopoe-2) nano-satellite was one of 28 student-built nano-satellites sent into space, to be released from the space station in about six weeks’ time....

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Amir and Rotem Lev Zwickel, an Israeli couple living in New York, launched a mobile app called Standing Still that allows people anywhere in the world to stop and stand in silence during the Holocaust Remembrance Day and Israeli Memorial Day two-minute sirens, just as virtually all Israelis do. “On...

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Lebanon’s government does not function independently, but rather “exists merely because the Iranian proxy terrorist organisation, Hezbollah, allows it to exist,” a retired Australian military officer wrote Monday in The Australian. Jim Molan, who had served as chief of operations in Iraq and authored Australia’s border control policies, observed that the current calm along...

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An 18-year-old Palestinian from the West Bank injured four people on Sunday afternoon at the promenade near Atarim Square in Tel Aviv. The attacker entered Israel on a day permit obtained via an organisation called “Natural Peace Tours,” an Israeli group that brings Palestinians to Israel for special visits to...

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Whitewashing Barghouti The New York Times was widely criticized for publishing an op-ed by Palestinian terrorist Marwan Barghouti last Sunday without initially mentioning that he was convicted of multiple murders. Yair Lapid, leader of Israel’s Yesh Atid party, blasted the paper for its decision, writing, “Instead of saying to him –...

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Israeli and American scientists have jointly developed a way to dramatically improve the removal of viruses from treated wastewater used for drinking. Currently, the membrane used to remove viruses in non-chemical water filtration systems requires large amounts of energy. To solve this inefficiency, the researchers developed a special hydrogel coating that can...

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Defense Secretary James Mattis met with top Israeli leaders on Friday and said that the United States “maintains absolute and unwavering commitment to Israel’s security,” The Times of Israel reported. Speaking in Tel Aviv alongside Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, Mattis said that while the nuclear deal with Iran remains “in force,...

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Ready for a really yucky statistic? Sixty percent of the 6.8 million liters of daily sewage sludge generated in Brazil gets dumped back into nature untreated. And even that is a big improvement over the situation five years ago. Now the South American country is poised to clean up its sewage...

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A Hezbollah officer boasted on Thursday that the Iran-backed terror organization had forced Israel to switch “from an offensive to a defensive doctrine,” The Times of Israel reported. The official’s claim appears to refer to countermeasures Israel adopted across its northern border to fight possible infiltration by Hezbollah, whether by land...

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