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A note on Tuesday’s elections, by Caroline Glick

By   /  September 20, 2019  /  Israel  /  No Comments

Sept. 19, 2019 The US media coverage of the Israeli election has misrepresented the results of Tuesday’s vote. This isn’t necessarily deliberate. Israeli elections are inscrutable for most foreigners, particularly for Americans who are used to the clarity of the presidential system and two-party system. Here are a few of basic facts about how the […]

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The Myth That Israelis Did Not Vote Overwhelmingly for a Right-Wing Government, by Dov Fischer (Spectator)

By   /  September 20, 2019  /  Israel  /  No Comments

Sept. 20, 2019 A “national unity government” is not what Israeli citizens voted for. In America we call it “Fake News.” In Israel, in Hebrew, it is called “Fehk Nooz.” The Hebrew translates into English as “Once again, the leftists of the media trying to deceive and convince people that their leftist lies bear any […]

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Israel’s Gantz Would Likely Maintain Netanyahu’s Foreign-Policy Stance – Felicia Schwartz (WSJ via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 20, 2019  /  Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 20, 2019 Israel’s Gantz Would Likely Maintain Netanyahu’s Foreign-Policy Stance – Felicia Schwartz If he becomes Israel’s next leader, retired Gen. Benny Gantz, 60, would likely follow the same path as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Gantz served as the head of Israel’s military from 2011 to 2015, while Netanyahu was the prime minister. President Trump […]

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More Palestinians Find Work in Israel Despite Conflict (AFP-Daily Mail-UK via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 17, 2019  /  Good works, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 17, 2019 More Palestinians Find Work in Israel Despite Conflict (AFP-Daily Mail-UK) The number of West Bank Palestinians working in Israel has almost doubled in the past five years, according to official Palestinian figures. Israel said the number of permits for employment in Israel had risen 160% since 2012. Palestinian workers typically earn between $70 […]

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Israel and its Rise to the Peaks of the World Economy, by George Gilder

By   /  September 13, 2019  /  Israel, tech.  /  No Comments

?Sept. 2019 Dear Daily Prophecy Reader, I made it to Tel Aviv for a 10 day Holy Land Tour with Discovery Institute and Michael Medved, the polymathic talk show host. With us are our wives and 150 followers. Every day I will be posting my observations from Israel, while every evening Michael will conduct his three-hour talk […]

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Number of Arabs in Israeli High-Tech Soars – Amitai Ziv (Ha’aretz via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 12, 2019  /  Good works, Human Rights, increasing number, Israel, tech.  /  No Comments

Sept. 12, 2019 Number of Arabs in Israeli High-Tech Soars – Amitai Ziv (Ha’aretz) Since 2008, the number of Arab engineers in high-tech has risen nearly 20-fold – from 350 men in 2008 to 6,600 men and women now, says Sami Saadi, founder and CEO of Tsofen, which works to integrate Arabs into Israel’s high-tech industry. […]

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Israel’s Sovereignty Claims over the Jordan Valley Are Legitimate – Erielle Davidson (The Federalist via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 12, 2019  /  History, International, Israel, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Sept. 12, 2019 Israel’s Sovereignty Claims over the Jordan Valley Are Legitimate – Erielle Davidson Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu never used the word “annexation” on Tuesday regarding his plan to formalize Israeli sovereignty in the Jordan Valley. Instead, he spoke of “applying sovereignty.” There is a reason for his careful choice of wording, and for […]

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First Temple Seal Impression Found with Name of Bible-Era Royal Steward – Amanda Borschel-Dan (TOI via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 10, 2019  /  History, Israel, Judaism  /  No Comments

Sept. 10, 2019 First Temple Seal Impression Found with Name of Bible-Era Royal Steward – Amanda Borschel-Dan (Times of Israel) A 7th century BCE clay seal reading “Belonging to Adoniyahu, the Royal Steward” was discovered in the City of David in Jerusalem three weeks ago by national service volunteer Batya Ofan, who was sifting earth excavated […]

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The One Thing No Israeli Wants to Discuss, by Matti Friedman (NYT)

By   /  September 9, 2019  /  History, Israel, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Sept. 9, 2019 The decisive factor in next week’s election — and the reason for Benjamin Netanyahu’s durability — is a repressed memory. JERUSALEM — When trying to understand Israel’s election on Sept. 17, the second in the space of six months, you can easily get lost in the details — corruption charges, coalition wrangling, bickering between left and right. […]

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Unlikely benefit from terror attack (World Israel News via Israel’s Good News Newsletter)

By   /  September 8, 2019  /  Israel, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Sept. 8, 2019 Unlikely benefit from terror attack. I reported previously (Nov 2015) of a terror attack victim whose life was saved twice when a tumor was discovered during hospital treatment. In a similar story Shira Sabag, critically injured in a Dec 2018 terror attack, was also found to have a tumor – in the brain. It was […]

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