The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) thwarted a “large-scale terror attack” from the Gaza Strip last weekend, when it intercepted four Palestinians armed with an extensive arsenal of weapons trying to infiltrate Israel. The four were killed after throwing a grenade at Israeli forces.
- Iran is threatening to attack Israel if it goes ahead with plans to join the U.S.-led coalition now patrolling the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf.
- At least four Israeli police officers and several other Israelis and Muslims were wounded after clashes broke out between Muslim protestors and Israeli police at the Temple Mount last weekend.
- Sixteen Jewish California lawmakers are opposing changes to the ethics studies curriculum for the state’s high schools that allegedly contains extreme anti-Jewish and anti-Israel components.
- The U.S. State Department has revised its definition of anti-Semitism to include: “Drawing comparisons of contemporary Israeli policy to that of the Nazis.”
This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features Fellowship President Yael Eckstein on how The Fellowship is helping Israel prepare for the rising threats of terrorism.Tags: Israel in the News