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IDF: 1,000 Rockets and Mortars Fired at Israel from Gaza in 2018 – Anna Ahronheim (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  December 31, 2018  /  Mid. East news, stats, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Dec. 31, 2018 IDF: 1,000 Rockets and Mortars Fired at Israel from Gaza in 2018 – Anna Ahronheim (Jerusalem Post) 1,000 rockets and mortars were fired from Gaza into Israel over the past year, a dramatic rise from the past three years when there were 71 in total. 250 were intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome missile […]

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29,600 Jews Moved to Israel in 2018 – Judy Maltz (Ha’aretz via Daily Alert)

By   /  December 28, 2018  /  incitement, Israel, stats  /  No Comments

Dec. 28, 2018 29,600 Jews Moved to Israel in 2018 – Judy Maltz (Ha’aretz) 29,600 Jews moved to Israel in 2018, an increase of 5% over 2017. 10,500 immigrants from Russia arrived, an increase of 45%, while 6,500 came from Ukraine, down 9%. Aliyah from North America totaled 3,250, down 10%. Aliya from France totaled 2,600, […]

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Summaries of 7 articles by Daily Alert, with links

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  Israel, Mid. East news, stats, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Dec. 14, 2018 Hamas Is Trying to Open a New Front in the West Bank – Anna Ahronheim (Jerusalem Post) According to a senior IDF officer, a “large part of the [Arab] population in the West Bank is very violent and wants to carry out attacks. Only this year we succeeded in thwarting hundreds of terrorist […]

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FBI: Jews Subject to 60 Percent of Religiously-Motivated Hate Crimes in 2017 – Yair Rosenberg (Tablet via Daily Alert), & link to full FBI report

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, International, stats  /  No Comments

Nov. 14, 2018 FBI: Jews Subject to 60 Percent of Religiously-Motivated Hate Crimes in 2017 – Yair Rosenberg (Tablet) On Tuesday, the FBI published its annual report cataloging hate crimes for the previous calendar year. As in every year since the bureau began collecting these statistics in 1992, Jews topped the list. And it wasn’t close. […]

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NYC has hundreds of anti-Jewish hate crimes – and NOT ONE person caught was far right (EoZ)

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, International, stats  /  No Comments

Nov. 1, 2018 The New York Times has a good article about antisemitic hate crimes in New York City. Contrary to what are surely the prevailing assumptions, anti-Semitic incidents have constituted half of all hate crimes in New York this year, according to the Police Department. To put that figure in context, there have been four times […]

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Bethlehem after Oslo: Terror Spiked in Israel’s Absence – Nadav Shragai (JCPA via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 24, 2018  /  History, Mid. East news, stats, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Oct. 24, 2018 Bethlehem after Oslo: Terror Spiked in Israel’s Absence – Nadav Shragai Bethlehem is only several hundred meters from southern Jerusalem. On Dec. 21, 1995, after the Oslo Peace Accords, Israel officially handed Bethlehem over to Palestinian rule. When the Palestinians had exclusive responsibility for security in Bethlehem, Palestinian snipers sat on the rooftops […]

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Changing Views of Israel in Syria – Elizabeth Tsurkov (Forward via Daily Alert)

By   /  April 26, 2018  /  Mid. East news, stats  /  No Comments

Apr. 26, 2017 Changing Views of Israel in Syria – Elizabeth Tsurkov On April 17, 2018, Palestinian Prisoner’s Day, a popular Syrian opposition website posted an infographic comparing Israeli prisons to those of the Assad regime. It showed that while 7,000 Palestinians are incarcerated in Israel, 220,000 Syrians are held in regime detention facilities. It also […]

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Hamas’ Dirty War Against Israel – Prof. Eytan Gilboa (BESA via Daily Alert)

By   /  April 17, 2018  /  incitement, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news, stats, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Apr. 17, 2018 Hamas’ Dirty War Against Israel – Prof. Eytan Gilboa (Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic  Studies-Bar-Ilan University) Throughout all the military confrontations Hamas initiated against Israel in 2008-09, 2012, and 2014, as well as in the recent “March of Return,” it has systematically disseminated outright fabrications and distortions and manipulated Western and social media. Hamas presented […]

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Ending Demographic Fearmongering, by Caroline B. Glick (Toronto Zionist Council Newsletter)

By   /  March 29, 2018  /  Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, stats  /  No Comments

Mar. 31, 2018 Monday morning, the Deputy Coordinator for Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) Brig. Gen. Guy Goldstein shocked members of the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee when he claimed that there are 3 million Palestinians living in Judea and Samaria today. Committee Chairman Avi Dichter noted that if his numbers are true, […]

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If You Look at the Data, Life Keeps Improving in the Palestinian Territories 

By   /  March 23, 2018  /  International, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, stats  /  No Comments

Mar. 23, 2018 If You Look at the Data, Life Keeps Improving in the Palestinian Territories – Jonah Cohen Nobel laureate Jose Saramago not long ago claimed that “what is happening in Palestine is a crime we can put on the same plane as what happened at Auschwitz.” But “genocide” isn’t merely a matter of opinion; […]

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