News Archive

March 2011

Israeli media stands up for Messianic Jews
Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2011
Prime time television special slams ultra-Orthodox Jewish organization for its harassment and intimidation of Jewish believers in Yeshua in Israel
Syrians should be worried that Israel has been blamed
Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2011
Syrian dictator Assad says pro-democracy unrest is really an Israeli conspiracy, signaling possible heavy crackdown on collaborators in that "Zionist plot"
UN to Israel: Surrender!
Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2011
UN chief again slams Jewish presence in Judea, Samaria and eastern Jerusalem as 'immoral,' as Palestinians prepare to unilaterally declare statehood with UN backing; Israel may annex so-called 'West Bank'
Egypt keen to cozy up to Iran, Hizballah
Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Instead of moving further West, Egypt continues its slide into the open arms of the Islamists; new FM says he is keen to reestablish ties with Iran, and even Lebanon's Hizballah
Photos: Israeli field hospital opens in northern Japan
Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Japan thanks Israel for providing a "source of hope and encouragement" during some of Japan's darkest days; ambassador says Japanese will remember "warm embrace" of all Israelis
Palestinian leader would choose Hamas over US
Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2011
If US tries to prevent reconciliation with Hamas, Palestinian Authority will drop American aid and embrace terror group anyway, says top aide to Abbas
IDF: We need to hit Gaza harder
Posted on Monday, March 28, 2011
Israeli army officers worried that weak response to Gaza missiles, deployment of anti-missile system will only encourage a more severe terrorist assault on southern Israel
Israel Chief Rabbi: Can't talk to Muslims right now
Posted on Monday, March 28, 2011
Chief Rabbi Yona Metzger suspends interfaith dialogue until Muslims clerics clearly denounce recent terrorist attacks, rocket fire from Gaza
Under siege: Israel fears its Arab citizens
Posted on Sunday, March 27, 2011
Incident involving leading newspaper reporter shows how police fear violent Israeli Arabs, let them get away with anything short of murder; average Israelis told they have no one to turn to
Israel deploys anti-missile system to south
Posted on Sunday, March 27, 2011
Iron Dome is sophisticated, but low-cost interceptor to stop Gaza missiles hitting southern Israel; but Netanyahu warns it won't stop everything, says Israel must fight
Jerusalem bombing targeted school kids
Posted on Friday, March 25, 2011
Jerusalem bombing occurred when many school kids were returning home; 7 out of 11 victims still in hospital are aged 18 and younger; Reuters questions whether bombing was really 'terror'
Map: Gaza missiles inch closer to Tel Aviv
Posted on Thursday, March 24, 2011
Missiles from Gaza hit towns in southern portion of central Israel's coastal plain, just 10 miles south of Tel Aviv; Israel responds with heavy tank fire
Elizabeth Taylor's pro-Israel record comes to light
Posted on Thursday, March 24, 2011
One of Hollywood's most famed actresses passed away this week. But what most people today don't recall is that Elizabeth Taylor was also a staunch supporter of Israel
UPDATE: 1 dead, 50 wounded in Jerusalem bombing
Posted on Wednesday, March 23, 2011
One fatality identified as British tourist; at least two other tourists wounded in explosion at downtown Jerusalem bus stop; huge number treated for shock
Three Gaza missiles hit Israel, as southern war heats up
Posted on Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Deputy PM Shalom warns that situation quickly starting to resemble lead-up to 2009 Israeli invasion of Gaza in response to escalating terrorist rocket fire
Israelis view American Jews as vitally important
Posted on Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Poll shows that whopping 87 percent of Israelis believe American Jewish community is essential for continued existence of the Jewish state
Barcode 729, Beware!
Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Anti-Israel activists escalate their hostility during 7th annual Israel Apartheid Week, urging shoppers around the world to boycott Israeli products based on Israel's unique barcode identifier
Israel aids Japan
Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Israel once again first nation to establish a field hospital in devastated area; Israeli Messianic believers also mobilize to help a Japanese Church that has long supported them
Thank you for helping us help them
Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Thanks to the generosity of our readers, Israel Today delivers Purim gift bags to Israeli schoolchildren, including in the terror-stricken village of Itamar, were the kids were in much need of knowing they are loved
Israel, Egypt's Christians fear hasty elections
Posted on Monday, March 21, 2011
Egypt's Christians vote against reform that could lead to general elections already in September, noting that early elections favor groups like the Muslim Brotherhood
Another Gaza war just a matter of time
Posted on Monday, March 21, 2011
50 mortar shells over the weekend, Grad-type missile hits Ashkelon on Sunday; observers warn that Israel's deterrence is eroding, IDF will eventually have to go back into Gaza
Palin in Israel: Stop apologizing to everyone!
Posted on Monday, March 21, 2011
Republican presidential hopeful on short visit to Israel, tours holy sites, meets with Netanyahu; Palin: Israel is the cornerstone of our faith
Hamas – The Present Day Haman
Posted on Sunday, March 20, 2011
More than 50 mortar shells fell in the southern part of Israel as Hamas sought to maim and kill innocent Jews. This assault on civilians in Israel took place on Saturday, the Sabbath day when most Israelis are resting, and hours before the celebration of Purim was to begin.
Libya Awakens to a New Dawn
Posted on Sunday, March 20, 2011
Since the beginning of the demonstrations in Libya it is estimated that over 6,000 civilians have been killed. Col. Moammar Gadhafi declared war on his own people sending his army, air force, and mercenaries to quell the "trouble makers."

On Thursday the UN decided to take action and bring a stop to the massacre of innocent Libyans. The UN Security Council announced a resolution to enforce a no-fly zone over Libyan airspace and an arms embargo on the country. The purpose of this resolution is to protect the civilians of Libya.
A New Wave of Messianic Music
An Interview with Jamie Hilsden
Posted on Sunday, March 20, 2011
Jamie Hilsden came to Israel with his parents when he was 4 years old. He is the Music Director at King of Kings Community in Jerusalem and is currently spearheading a music project to modernize older Messianic Hebrew worship songs.
Photos of seized arms ship cargo
Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2011
IDF puts arms seized from Gaza-bound ship on display, but foreign journalists walk away angry before ever viewing them; very little coverage of arms ship in mainstream media
'Netanyahu has already divided Jerusalem!'
Posted on Wednesday, March 16, 2011
At least eight Jerusalem neighborhoods are off-limits to Jews, and Palestinian police can be seen directing traffic there, charges prominent activist
Israel seizes arms smuggling ship bound for Gaza
Posted on Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Cargo ship Victoria intercepted en route from Syria to Egypt with massive cargo of arms destined for Gaza, including advanced anti-ship missiles; instruction manuals were in Persian language
You can bless Israeli settler children this Purim
Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Israel Today is partnering with our readers to bless and bring a smile to the faces of young Israeli children living in Judea and Samaria; they are reviled by the world, but we will show them kindness and love
Israel traffic comes to standstill for Gilad Shalit
Posted on Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Across the nation, Israelis stop, stand in solidarity with abducted soldier Gilad Shalit, who has been held hostage in the Gaza Strip since 2006
'Won't America be angry?'
Posted on Monday, March 14, 2011
Survivor of terrorist massacre criticizes Netanyahu for only renewing Jewish building after her family lost so much, sarcastically inquires if Obama will be upset by the move; US later slams Israel over new Jewish housing
Netanyahu to Palestinians: Enough double-talk!
Posted on Monday, March 14, 2011
Abbas says massacre of settler family was "inhuman," but Israel insists it's all just crocodile tears; Palestinians claim they don't incite, then name square after terrorist
Pictures of the Fogel family massacre
Posted on Monday, March 14, 2011
WARNING: The pictures in this story are graphic and disturbing, despite the fact that the faces of the victims have been digitally blurred
CNN not sure massacre was really terror attack
Posted on Monday, March 14, 2011
Network puts quotation marks around "terror attack" in its report; Israel demands apology; rest of the media shows little interest in massacre of Israeli family
Palestinian terrorist butchers Jewish family in Samaria
Posted on Sunday, March 13, 2011
A full round-up of the brutal terrorist massacre of the Fogel family, the responses all around, and the IDF's "blue-and-white"-only mission to hunt down the killer
Muslim-Christian clash in Egypt leaves 13 dead
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2011
Muslims burn down Cairo church, then return to hold mass Islamic prayer; Muslim gunmen open fire when angry Christians come to protest
Why Israel is happy with Pope Benedict's new book
Posted on Wednesday, March 09, 2011
Pope Benedict theologically ends all debate about the Jews being responsible for Jesus' death; local Catholic expert tells Israel Today that this is very important for Christian understanding of Israel
Jordan Valley is new peace process sticking point
Posted on Wednesday, March 09, 2011
Netanyahu redoubles efforts to keep IDF presence in Jordan Valley in any peace deal with Palestinians; PA leaders say such a move will kill chances for 'peace'
Israel trusts Gaza Christians over Muslims
Posted on Wednesday, March 09, 2011
Tel Aviv-based NGO complains that Israel gives border permits to Gaza Christians with little trouble, but imposes a blanket ban on Gaza Muslims entering the Jewish state
Israeli speaker attacked in N. Ireland
Posted on Tuesday, March 08, 2011
Pro-Palestinian demonstrators show their hypocrisy by violently assaulting official invited to address university students; UK upgrades Palestinian diplomatic mission in London
Fears that Netanyahu is planning to surrender Judea-Samaria
Posted on Monday, March 07, 2011
Netanyahu reportedly has new secret unilateral plan should Palestinians continue refusal to talk; Likud ministers fear he is going to repeat the mistake of the Gaza pullout
Egypt heating up again, Gaddafi calls in mercenaries
Posted on Monday, March 07, 2011
Egyptian security forces attack demonstrators with swords, firebombs amid renewed calls for true reform; Syrian planes, gunmen reportedly taking part in Libya battles
Palestinians: Mideast revolutions will lead to Israel's demise
Posted on Sunday, March 06, 2011
Obama claims Middle East turmoil will end up helping Israel, but Palestinians say a newly reunited and hostile Arab front is forming
Gaddafi tried to buy Israeli political party
Posted on Friday, March 04, 2011
More bizarre stories of embattled Libyan dictator's connections to Israel come to light as his regime continues to crumble
'Democracy and Islam are not compatible'
Posted on Thursday, March 03, 2011
Israeli experts say Arabs are right to seek greater freedom, but insist Islamic society is ruled by fear, and so is simply incompatible with true democracy
Israel: Jewish population up, Arab population down
Posted on Thursday, March 03, 2011
Yet another study shows that the 'demographic threat' is just a lie to get Israelis to surrender their land; in reality, Jewish population growing much faster than Arab
Palestinians look for their own 'Facebook revolution'
Posted on Wednesday, March 02, 2011
With little chance of taking down White House darling Abbas, and Hamas isolated in Gaza, there is concern that rallies will focus on Israel, and be manipulated by the media
Israel blamed for unrest in Arab world
Posted on Wednesday, March 02, 2011
It was just a matter of time, but Arab leaders have started to label the Middle East revolutions as a 'Zionist conspiracy'
Europe's obtuse view of Israeli-Arab conflict revealed
Posted on Wednesday, March 02, 2011
Luxembourg's foreign minister demonstrates incredible naivete and a total disregard for recent history in assigning blame for the breakdown of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks
On the streets of Cairo with Israel Today
Posted on Tuesday, March 01, 2011
Join Israel Today editor Shlomo Mordechai in now-famed Tahrir Square and on the streets of Cairo to find out how Egyptians feel after toppling Hosni Mubarak, and what they think the future holds
Messianic Jews besieged in southern Israel
Posted on Tuesday, March 01, 2011
Ultra-Orthodox mob surrounds Messianic congregation in Ashdod, local chief rabbi compares Jews who believe in Jesus to Hitler, say they want to 'steal the souls' of the Jewish people

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