Sunday August 2, 2015
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Most Israelis think Israel must continue fighting Iran deal
An Israel Hayom survey finds that 73% of Israelis don't think that U.S. President Barack Obama has Israel's best interest at heart An overwhelming majority feels that Prime Minister Netanyahu is best suited to lead the Israeli government at this time.
Dr. Gal Wagner Kolasko | Hateful words lead to violence
The LGBT community will continue to stand up for its rights as equals, proud of who we are. We will remember our pain, and it will make us stronger.
Dror Eydar | Say no to collective blame
Just because some deranged individual did what he did doesn't mean we can ostracize everyone who criticized the gay pride parade.
David M. Weinberg | American-Iranian fairy tales
An updated list of the fictions peddled by the Obama administration in support of its pact with Iran.
Violence feared after Jewish extremists kill Palestinian baby
Assailants torch Palestinian homes, burning 18-month-old to death, critically wounding four others "I am shocked by this reprehensible act. This is an act of terrorism," PM Benjamin Netanyahu says Defense minister vows hard hand against perpetrators.
Repeat offender stabs 6 people at Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade
Assailant is Yishai Schlissel, ultra-Orthodox man recently released from prison for perpetrating a similar attack at 2005 parade "A contemptible act," says PM Benjamin Netanyahu Shaare Zedek Medical Center: One victim in critical condition.
PM vows swift legal action against Gay Pride Parade stabber
Religious leaders, MKs condemn Jerusalem stabbing as heinous act, vow justice will be served "Intolerance will lead to disaster," President Reuven Rivlin warns Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat: We will fight violence with every measure at our disposal.
PM: Opposition to Iran deal is intensifying in the US
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns against shortcomings of Iran nuclear agreement: We recognize that there is an existential threat here. So should we give in? We won't give in Russia reassures Netanyahu Iran deal will improve Middle East security.
The demolition that sidelined Pollard
Our collective focus this week should have been Jonathan Pollard's impending release after 30 years in a U.S. prison, but what will be remembered is the unfortunate remark by Habayit Hayehudi MK Moti Yogev, seeking to level the High Court of Justice.
Remember: Life is a gift
After 32 years of heading the intensive care unit, Prof. Patrick Sorkin has seen it all: He treated Prime Minister Menachem Begin ("astonishingly modest"), and PM Yitzhak Rabin on the day of his assassination, and cried with victims of terror attacks.
Looking at history through petty eyes
Any public representative who calls for bulldozing the High Court is ignoring the needs of the Zionist enterprise and focusing solely on his tiny constituency Sovereignty is not something gained by force -- it requires compromise and endless patience.
Unilateral withdrawal: Recollections and lessons
In an affidavit to the High Court of Justice, I wrote that Ashdod and Kiryat Gat would come within range of rocket fire from Gaza. I could not have imagined that I had underestimated Hamas' capabilities in this regard.
An Egyptian lifeline?
The Egyptians know that for the New Suez Canal to save the country's economy, they must be able to provide safe passage to foreign ships. But with Islamic State already in Sinai, and with powerful enemies in Qatar and Turkey, this will be no easy task.
Beit El: Building resumes atop ruins of razed structures
Settlers at Samaria community begin construction at contested site despite lingering legal uncertainty "We are duty-bound to further develop the settlement enterprise," Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely says at groundbreaking ceremony.
Israel's secret-keeper seeks censorship reform
"It's a matter of recognizing the situation as it is," says IDF Chief Censor Brig. Gen. Sima Vaknin-Gill, who believes her office should be replaced with a streamlined civilian agency more in sync with contemporary media freedoms.
Officer honoring fallen soldier in Poland faces eerie coincidence
"It is important to me, as it is to all my soldiers, to commemorate Bnaya everywhere we go. It's not something we have to plan, it's ingrained in us," says Capt. Roi Raz, whose soldier, Staff Sgt. Bnaya Rubel, was killed in Gaza last year.
Islamic State document reveals plan to bring 'end of the world'
Document details plan for new terrorist army in Afghanistan and Pakistan to trigger Armageddon-like war in India "This caliphate will survive and prosper until it takes over the entire world and beheads every last person that rebels against Allah."
Russia to upgrade air defense system intended for Iran
Kremlin official says Moscow plans to modernize air defense missile systems before they are delivered to Tehran, cites advancements made since arms deal was first signed in 2007 Russia hopes to reap economic, trade benefits from new deals with Iran.
US political fight over Iran nuclear deal goes Hollywood
Famous actors, public figures create light-hearted YouTube video backing the Iran deal "The agreement currently on the table is the best way to ensure that Iran doesn't build a f**king bomb," says actor Morgan Freeman in the video.