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Terrorist Who Stabbed Yeshiva Student Arrested

United Hatzalah responding to the terrorist attack in A-Tur, Jerusalem, August 11, 2016. (Credit: United Hatzalah)   By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada The Arab man who admitted to stabbing a yeshiva student last week in a Jerusalem neighbourhood has been found, arrested and discovered to be a dangerous terrorist. Continue reading

Missouri Church Association Condemns Black Lives Matter Statement On Israel

Credit: Mladen Antonov/AFP   By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada The bishop of a large African-American church association in Missouri penned an open letter to the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement that has rejected the notion that Israel is an apartheid state and dismissed the call for boycott and sanctions of the Jewish state. Continue reading

IDF Demolishes Home Of Palestinian Terrorist Who Murdered 13-Year-Old Girl

Israeli troops preparing to demolish the home of Palestinian terrorist Muhammed Nasser-Tarayrah in Bani Naim, West Bank. (Credit: IDF Spokesperson Office)   By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada Israeli forces have demolished the family home of the Palestinian assailant who murdered a 13-year-old Israeli girl in June.  Continue reading

Chabad Signs New Deal With IDF, Provision For Draft Exemptions

Late Lubavitcher Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson (Credit: Associated Press)  By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada Chabad Lubavitch leaders have signed a new deal with the Israeli Defense Force (IDF), which exempts 15% of yeshiva students from military service. Continue reading

Vandal Overlays 'Jew' On Art Of Rat

Antisemitic Graffiti  (Credit: Twitter)   By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada For the fourth time in nine days, vandals have scrawled 'Jew' on an image of a rat in Chinatown, Washington D.C., as reported by the DCist. Continue reading

Israel's Yarden Gerbi Wins Olympic Bronze Medal In Judo

Bronze Medalist Judo Athlete Yarden Gerbi. (Credit: Reuters) By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada It may have taken a few Olympiads, but Israel is finally back on the podium. Continue reading

Israel Air Force To Receive Red Flag Training From US

Israeli F-16 fighter jet (Credit: Ofer Zidon/Flash90) By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada The Israel Air Force (IAF) will be joining the United States', United Arab Emirates', and Pakistani air forces for the prestigious Red Flag exercises in Nevada starting Aug. 15 ending Aug. 26. Continue reading

Four Reasons the Olympics Were Unfriendly to Israel During Opening Weekend

The 2016 Israeli Olympic Team marches in during the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro. (Credit: AP/Matt Slocum) By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada It's that time every two years where the entire world comes in harmony to participate in good-natured athletic competition. It's the Olympics - where nations put aside petty conflicts with one another and "celebrate humanity." And then of course, there's Israel. The exception. Continue reading

Diary Of KGB Head Reveals Raoul Wallenberg Was Executed on Stalin's Orders

Passport photograph of Raoul Wallenberg. Sweden, June 1944. Credit: US Holocaust Memorial Museum   By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat and holocaust hero,  has finally had his mysterious death revealed. A recently discovered diary of a KGB head says that the hero was executed in a Soviet prison in 1947. Continue reading

Munich Olympic Massacre Victims Officially Honoured in Rio

The 11 Israeli Olympians who were murdered during the 1972 Summer Games in Munich. (Credit: Danny Ayalon Youtube Channel)   By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada It took more than 40 years, but the victims of the 1972 Munich Olympic massacre have finally received the commemoration they deserved. Continue reading
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