Israel

July 4, 1976

As an American I still feel enormous pride in what Israel did 43 years ago today. As the linked essay states, Israel — the bulwark of democracy in the Middle East — proved the war against Islamic fascism was indeed winnable. […] In the decade preceding Entebbe, Palestinian terrorists were responsible for at least 50 […]

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May 14, 1948

Seventy one years ago today… Declaration of Israel’s Independence 1948 Issued at Tel Aviv on May 14, 1948 (5th of Iyar, 5708) The land of Israel was the birthplace of the Jewish people. Here their spiritual, religious and national identity was formed. Here they achieved independence and created a culture of national and universal significance. […]

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April 19, 1943

One of the most heroic battles of the Second World War started today in 1943. Seasoned Wermacht and SS troops fought against a rag-tag, hungry group of Warsaw Jews who had had enough. Never Again began that day in Warsaw seventy five years ago today.

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June 10, 1967

The miraculous Six-Day war ended fifty years ago today with the Israelis capturing the Golan Heights. For an excellent summary of this supremely important conflict go to SixDayWar.org.

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June 5, 1967

I was a mere kid of 10 years old but I remember seeing some of the news about this. I marveled at how they did it and proceeded to scheme to buy models of the Israeli Mirage jets to build. (Never got them.) Fifty years on, I’ve immersed myself a little more in the history […]

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Snub-tastic: Israeli PM Netanyahu Dumps Washington Travel Plans

BOOM!!! (FOX News) – The Obama administration said Monday that it was “surprised” to learn that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had canceled a planned visit to Washington later this month, and denied an Israeli media report that claimed the White House was unable to arrange a meeting between President Obama and Netanyahu. Netanyahu’s visit […]

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Not Since 1948: Egypt Votes for Israel at the U.N.

You would not have seen this happen had Barack Obama’s favored Muslim Brotherhood regime remained in power in Egypt. The subject of the vote is minor. However, the vote itself coming from a Muslim country in favor of Israel is epic… Egypt’s representative at United Nations voted on Friday in support of Israel’s bid for […]

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