Matzav.com - The Online Voice of Torah Jewry2014-07-25T15:01:33ZWordPresshttp://matzav.com/feed/atomMatzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1055402014-07-25T07:11:41Z2014-07-25T15:01:33ZIran provided Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas with the technology it has used to rain down rockets on Israel from Gaza, its parliament speaker said on Thursday.
Tehran frequently boasts of the financial and material support it gives to Palestinian militant groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad but more rarely talks of its military assistance.
“Today, the fighters [...]]]>0Matzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1055312014-07-25T06:54:40Z2014-07-25T14:13:30ZSimon Wiesenthal Center Associate Dean Rabbi Abraham Cooper on Thursday slammed the Huffington Post and reporter Sophie Jones, its Middle East correspondent, for the sensationalist headline, “‘They Just Wanted to Kill as Many People as Possible.”‘ Cooper said the headline, accusing Israel of targeting civilians in its current war against Hamas in Gaza, and Jones’s [...]]]>0Matzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1055242014-07-25T06:39:25Z2014-07-25T13:36:33ZIsrael’s Defense Minister Moshe “Bogie” Ya’alon set aside a few minutes on Thursday to write the first letter in a new Sefer Torah being written in Israel in the merit of the soldiers.
Using a quill pen, he wrote the letter beis, of the word Bereishis on the parchment. Letters will be dedicated to [...]]]>1Matzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1055272014-07-25T06:42:24Z2014-07-25T12:41:15ZOnlookers are expressing concern about the truth of President Barack Obama’s oft-stated proclamation “I have Israel’s back.” Does he have Israel’s back or does he actually have the Hamas terrorists back?
A number of his recent decisions forced people to confront this question.
In recent weeks alone, President Obama has:
Supported the formation [...]]]>5Matzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1055382014-07-25T07:09:05Z2014-07-25T12:01:51ZLast Friday, IDF forces operating in the Rafah area spotted an explosives-laden donkey approaching their position. The soldiers opened fire, causing the explosives to detonate.
Sending an animal to its death to serve terrorist purposes may seem shocking, but this certainly wasn’t the first time Palestinian terrorists adopted this despicable tactic.
Up-to-date ISA intelligence alerted the [...]]]>4Matzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1055342014-07-25T06:57:07Z2014-07-25T11:15:43ZBy D. Bender
Israeli news website, Kooker, on Thursday posted undated German footage, apparently shot in Gaza, and possibly in recent days, of what it said were Hamas enforcers violently beating and coercing residents to remain in their homes and the vicinity, despite their pleading that the IDF called on them to evacuate the area.
The Israeli army [...]]]>0Matzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1055222014-07-25T06:35:50Z2014-07-25T10:34:41ZBy Anav Silverman
As Gaza rockets continue to strike southern Israel, the region’s lower-socioeconomic sectors are suffering even more with the current conditions.
According to Israel’s National Food Bank, the country’s main food rescue network known as Leket Israel, the situation of southern Israel’s needy has become worse since the war began, [...]]]>0Matzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1055422014-07-25T07:15:15Z2014-07-25T10:08:35ZA senior Israeli military source confirmed Friday morning that the IDF had attacked 130 targets in Gaza over the last 24 hours bringing the total in Operation Protective Edge to 3,540.
“Since the beginning of the ground operation we’ve killed 240 terrorists. Our forces are reporting complete control in the field. There are terrorists who [...]]]>0Matzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1055352014-07-25T06:59:51Z2014-07-25T09:21:31ZBy Aryeh Savir
Artists 4 Israel, a group that empowers artists to express their support for Israel and her cultural freedoms through the creation of art, established a ‘Bomb Shelter Museum’ set in front of Capital Hill in Washington. The bomb shelter is a replica of one used by Israeli citizens throughout Israel. Inside, pictures [...]]]>1Matzav Editorhttp://matzav.com/?p=1055372014-07-25T07:03:32Z2014-07-25T09:02:46Z0