Briefs

French, Indian TV Show Hamas Rocket Launches In Civilian Areas

08/06/2014

Jerusalem — French and Indian TV stations broadcast footage showing Hamas rocket launching facilities in a civilian area.

Italy Expels Imam For Preaching Hatred Against Jews

08/05/2014

Rome - Italian officials on Tuesday (Aug. 5) moved to expel a Moroccan imam who was caught on video inciting violence against Jews during Israel’s military offensive in Gaza.Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said he had ordered the imam, Raoudi Aldelbar, to be expelled “for seriously disturbing the peace, endangering national security and religious discrimination.”

Crowdfunding Towards the Third Temple

This Tisha B'Av, Temple 3.0 might be closer than you think.

08/05/2014
Staff Writer

What’s the most efficient way to hasten the Messianic age?

How about a crowdfunding campaign.

Third Temple on the Dome of the Rock. Wikipedia Commons.

Islamic Extremists Impose Reign Of Terror On Iraq

08/05/2014

Baghdad — Police cars have been repainted to say “Islamic police.” Women are forbidden from wearing bright colors and prints. The homes of Shiites and others have signs stating they are property of the Islamic State. And everyone walks in fear amid a new reign of terror.

British Government Minister Quits Over Gaza Policy

08/05/2014

A British government minister — the first Muslim woman to serve in the Cabinet — has resigned over the government’s policy on the Gaza conflict.

Alan Gross Says Goodbyes To Family During Prison Visit

08/05/2014

Washington — The family of Alan Gross said the State Department contractor jailed in Cuba has made his goodbyes.

Obama Signs Iron Dome Extra Funds Bill

08/05/2014

Washington — President Obama signed into law a bill allocating $225 million in additional funding for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system.

Netanyahu: Gaza Op To Continue

Palestinians present truce demands, including an end to blockade and reconstruction.

08/04/2014

Jerusalem — The Israeli army is nearing the end of its tunnels operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, but the Gaza operation is not over.

Netanyahu met with Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon (R) and IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz in July. Courtesy of Israeli government

Shooting Of Soldier In Eastern Jerusalem Seen As Terror Attack

08/04/2014

Jerusalem — An Israeli soldier in uniform waiting at an eastern Jerusalem bus stop was shot in the stomach in what police said was likely a terror attack.

Eric Cantor Yields The Floor, One Final Time

08/04/2014

Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), the majority leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, gave his final speech in that capacity yesterday.

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