5 Apr 2023

Muslim rioters clash with Israeli police in Jerusalem’s Al Aqsa Mosque
Violent Muslims barricaded themselves in Jerusalem’s Al Aqsa Mosque on Tuesday night, fired fireworks and threw stones at Israeli police forces when they attempted to enter the building. Police officers responded by firing stun grenades and reportedly detained around 350 rioters. Dozens were reportedly wounded in the clashes, including at least one Israeli police officer.

Iranian aid to Russia altered Israel-Ukraine relationship, says ambassador
Ukraine’s ambassador to the United States told a gathering of Jewish media this week that Iran’s partnership with Russia has forced her country and the world to “rethink” how they deal with Iran.

Senior Islamic State commander killed in Syria, US military says
A drone strike carried out by the American-led coalition in northwestern Syria has killed a senior member of the Islamic State group who was in charge of planning attacks in Europe, the United States military said Tuesday. Al-Jabouri’s death “will temporarily disrupt the organization’s ability to plot external attacks,”

1,800-year-old gold jewelry unearthed in Jerusalem burial cave
On Monday, impressive items of gold jewelry, discovered in past excavations in burial caves in Jerusalem, will be exhibited to the public for the first time at the 48th Archaeological Congress organized by the Israel Antiquities Authority, the Israel Exploration Society and the Israel Archaeological Association.

Syria: Israel’s aggression will push region toward ‘total escalation’
Damascus accused Israel of striking Syria in order to “escape its domestic problems through aggressions and crimes outside its borders.” “Syria warns Israel and its sponsors once again of the dangers of these aggressive policies, which push the region towards total escalation

Israel’s judicial reform leader Rothman says protests are start of ‘religious war’
Rothman, chair of the Knesset’s Constitution, Law and Justice Committee, made his remarks during an online conversation with 70 members of The New York Sun in an event moderated by its editor, Dovid Efune. Viewed as one of the architects of the judicial reform initiative, Rothman claimed that anti-reform protestors share similar objectives to groups who are hostile to the Jewish state.

Activist who called for Passover sacrifices at the Temple Mount is arrested
Rafael Morris, head of the “Return to the Mount” movement, was reportedly detained by the Israel Police yesterday on suspicion that he would attempt to sacrifice a goat on the Mount. The group “advocates the building of the Holy Temple in its place on Mount Moriah” and similarly seeks to restore Passover sacrifices atop the Temple Mount,

Multiple websites of major Israeli university brought down in cyberattack
Early on Tuesday morning, a group calling itself “Anonymous Sudan” initiated a cyberattack against multiple major universities in Israel. “Infrastructure: Universities – Israel education sector has been dropped Because [sic] of what they did in Palestine,” Anonymous Sudan wrote on social media.

Netanyahu postpones firing Israeli Defense Minister Gallant for ‘security reasons’
“The prime minister is postponing his decision until another occasion mainly because of the security developments in the area,” stated an unnamed source close to the prime minister. Following a televised speech in which Gallant warned that Israel’s judicial overhaul legislation was a threat to Israel’s security, Netanyahu announced that he was firing his defense minister. While Gallant did not oppose the judicial reforms in principle, he urged the government to postpone their implementation in the face of growing opposition among reservists in the Israel Defense Forces.

American power under Biden is in freefall as OPEC again slashes oil production
Aside from the sanctions on Russia, which effectively hand a global advantage to every nation outside the West, there is the embarrassing fact that under Biden the Saudis have pivoted to Russia – and China.

Shin Bet chief: Over 200 significant attacks thwarted in so far this year
“Iran is responsible for 95% of the security threats against us, including those you deal with directly and indirectly. We must of course deal with the new threats, and this is within our power as the state of the Jewish people.”

Strong and shallow M6.3 earthquake hits south of Panama 
A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit south of Panama at 22:18 UTC on April 4, 2023. The agency is reporting a depth of 12 km (7.4 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).

Warmest March in recorded history for much of Japan
In 2023, much of Japan experienced the warmest March in recorded history. The unprecedented warmth has led to a record early bloom of cherry blossoms in many places.

Strong EF-3 tornado hits Bridgeville, Delaware – state’s strongest in over 60 years 
The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed that the city of Bridgeville in Delaware was hit by a strong EF-3 tornado on Saturday, April 1, 2023, making it the strongest tornado in the state since 1961.

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits off the coast of the Philippines
A strong and shallow earthquake registered by PHIVOLCS as M6.6 hit off the eastern coast of the Philippines at 12:54 UTC on April 4, 2023. The agency is reporting a depth of 9 km (5 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 15 km (9 miles); EMSC M6.2 at a depth of 46 km (28.5 miles).

Homes collapsing under record snowfall in Park City, Utah
Park City, Utah, has experienced record-breaking snowfall this winter, causing significant damage to homes and buildings. The weight of the snow has caused roofs to collapse, leaving many residents displaced and seeking temporary shelter.

Florida Enacts Constitutional Carry Law 
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) signed a Constitutional Carry bill on Monday that will allow lawful citizens to carry concealed weapons without a government-issued permit.  The law goes into effect on July 1, and strengthens Floridians’ Second Amendment rights. Florida is the 26th state to enact Constitutional Carry legislation.

Social Security Reserves Projected to Run Out Earlier Than Expected 
An economic slowdown, persistent inflation and weaker productivity growth will hurt Social Security’s finances, draining its reserves one year earlier than previously estimated, the government said Friday.

Dutch-Canadian develops heart failure after taking COVID booster to comply with travel mandates 
A Dutch-Canadian man developed severe heart failure and now requires a heart transplant, a condition which developed shortly after taking the booster shot of Pfizer’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) mRNA gene therapy vaccine in order to meet pandemic era travel requirements to enter Canada to see his children.

RESTRICT Act, Labeled a ‘TikTok Ban,’ Includes Jail Sentences, Huge Fines for American Citizens
The Restricting the Emergence of Security Threats that Risk Information and Communications Technology Act or RESTRICT Act, sold to the public as a “TikTok ban,” does far more than simply ban the Chinese-linked platform.

ACLU files lawsuit against Saucon Valley School District over After School Satan Club
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the Saucon Valley School District for not allowing the After School Satan Club to meet in a district school.

Coca-Cola makes cocaine in this secret New Jersey factory
A small chemical processing plant hidden in a quiet neighborhood of New Jersey has an exclusive license to import coca leaves into the US on behalf of The Coca-Cola Company and manufactures as much as $2 billion of pure cocaine every year.

CBS Banned Employees From Using ‘Transgender’ When Referring To Nashville Shooter: REPORT 
BS News executives reportedly told news staff Tuesday to remove all references of the perpetrator’s transgender identity from their coverage of the Nashville shooting that occurred earlier this week, according to The New York Post.

Trans extremists attacked a Canadian dad days after the Nashville shooting, and police don’t care 
There are two simultaneous storylines unfolding right now. One storyline, promoted across the mainstream media and by progressive politicians, holds that the transgender movement — one of the most culturally powerful lobbies in the Western world — is under siege due to laws being passed in red states banning “sex changes” for children. The other, covered primarily by alternative and conservative media outlets, highlights the growing extremist violence perpetrated by transgender activists against those who disagree.

FIFA Footballers who ‘Died Suddenly’ in the year following COVID Vaccine roll-out was 300% higher than the previous 12-Year Average
Extensive research has revealed that deaths of professional football/soccer players due to cardiovascular issues doubled every three months in 2021, with the number of footballers who ‘died suddenly’ in December 2021 equalling the annual average over the previous 12 years.