07 Jan 2024

Jeremiah prophesized Israel’s threat from the north is Ukraine
And Hashem said to me: From the north shall disaster break loose Upon all the inhabitants of the land! Jeremiah 1:14 In an article titled “Israel in the shadow of America’s decline”, Spiegler columnist David P. Goldman claimed that the real threat to Israel is not Hamas on the southern border but, as described by the Prophet Jeremiah, a threat from the far north, more specifically Ukraine. And the word of the Lord came unto me the second time, saying, What seest thou? And I said, I see a seething pot; and the face thereof is toward the north.Then the Lord said unto me, Out of the north an evil shall break forth upon all the inhabitants of the land. – Jeremiah 1:13-14

Former navy commander appointed as China’s new defense minister
Chinese lawmakers on Friday approved the appointment of Adm. Dong Jun, the former commander of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) to the position of defense minister, state Xinhua news agency said. The decision was passed at the closing meeting of the 7th session of the Standing Committee of the 14th National People’s Congress, China’s top legislature.

“Have A Metamucil And Delete Your Account” – Harvard Prof Self-Immolates With Elitist Attack On Chris Rufo
It would be an understatement to say that academic elites are absolutely seething over the takedown of Harvard president Claudine Gay, whose rise to power was brought to you by the letters DEI, and of course capital P for Plagiarism. There were two major players involved in her downfall – billionaire investor Bill Ackman, and journalist Chris Rufo.

White House Wasn’t Aware For Days That Defense Secretary Austin Was Hospitalized
This is a worrisome development which has huge implications for the Biden administration and White House competency and issues of transparency. Not only has Austin’s hospitalization now been confirmed, but CNN is reporting late Saturday that President Biden was in the dark almost the whole time:

Diamond Prices Are Going To Collapse
Until fairly recently, there was one institution that qualified: diamonds as produced and distributed mainly by DeBeers Consolidated Mines in South Africa. Just watch this market over the coming 5 years. We are going to see a stunning fall in prices. There is one major reason: lab-grown diamonds. The Gemological Institute of America stopped calling them “synthetic” in 2019 because that’s not accurate. According to the GIA, “Laboratory-grown diamonds have essentially the same chemical, optical and physical properties and crystal structure as natural diamonds.

Russian strike on Ukraine kills 11, including children: Governor
A Russian missile strike killed 11 people on Saturday in and around the eastern Ukrainian city of Pokrovsk, the governor of the Ukrainian-controlled part of Donetsk region said. “Eleven dead, including five children – these are the consequences for now of strikes on Pokrovsk district,” Vadym Filashkin wrote on the Telegram messaging app.

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Nuclear Aircraft Carrier Enters Red Sea; As Antisemitism Soars, French Jews Flee To Israel
An American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower is in the Red Sea, U.S. Naval Institute reported on Friday. The deployment is said to be a part of Washington’s effort to prevent the Iran-backed Houthis’ attack on vessels in the area. “USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69), the flagship of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group, is in the Red Sea

IDF says dismantle of Hamas’ military framework in northern Gaza completed
Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari said Saturday that the”dismantling of Hamas’ military infrastructure in the northern Gaza Strip has been completed.”

North Korea Fires Over 60 Shots off Peninsula
North Korean military fired over 60 artillery rounds off the Korean peninsula, said South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) in a statement made on Saturday. The JCS “strongly urged” Pyongyang to stop acts endangering peace on the Korean Peninsula.

UK has report of 6 craft approaching vessel near Yemen
Six small craft approached a merchant vessel about 50 nautical miles from the Yemeni city of Mocha on Saturday before leaving the area, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) organization said.

IDF reveals most recent photo of Hamas terrorist Muhammad Deif
IDF spokesman Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari revealed a new and up-to-date photo of senior Hamas official Muhammad Deif on Saturday. The photo shows him holding a stack of US dollars and a plastic cup of juice.

Haredi rabbi: No rain? ‘Acknowledge miracles’
if we pay attention to how many missiles and shells are fired towards the Land of Israel, and almost none of them hit a person. A bit here, a bit there, but of all the tens of thousands of missiles and weapons of destruction which have infiltrated Israel, there have not been people who suffered fatal injuries, and the monetary damage is very little. “This is an outstanding and amazing miracle!

‘Hezbollah is dragging Lebanon into war – for the sake of Hamas’
Rear Admiral Daniel Hagari on Saturday stressed that Hezbollah is dragging both Israel and Lebanon into an unnecessary war – for the sake of Hamas. “We have a duty to defend our people, if not through diplomatic means, then through the force of arms,” Hagari said. “The diplomatic window may be short, but it’s still open.”

If Trump were President Hamas wouldn’t have attacked Israel, says former advisor
Jason Greenblatt told Ynet, “I believe that if President Trump were still the president, Hamas would not have attempted [the October 7 attack].” He added, “Iran would be quieter, the Houthis would be quieter or Hezbollah wouldn’t be thinking of it because President Trump was a very strong president.”

Biden Justice Dept ordered stop investigating po-Hamas/antisemitic activities
the Washington Free Beacon claims that the US Justice Department issued a “stand-down order”, telling federal law enforcement and US attorneys to stop investigating “incitement, violence, and vandalism” committed by Hamas supporters who hold US visas. A complaint was filed by the America First Legal Foundation, a conservative legal advocacy group, accusing the Biden administration of “turning a blind eye to the massive uptick in violence against Jews across America in the wake of Hamas’s Oct. 7 terror attack on Israel”

IDF kills Hamas commanders responsible for Oct. 7 massacre on Kibbutz Be’eri
The Israeli army and Shin Bet security succeeded in eliminating two Hamas commanders responsible for carrying out the massacre in Kibbutz Be’eri on Oct. 7, in which some 130 Israelis were killed, the IDF stated on Saturday evening.

Functional semiconductor made from graphene
Researchers have created the first functional semiconductor made from graphene, a single sheet of carbon atoms held together by the strongest bonds known. The breakthrough throws open the door to a new way of doing electronics. Their discovery comes at a time when silicon, the material from which nearly all modern electronics are made, is reaching its limit in the face of increasingly faster computing and smaller electronic devices.

Hezbollah fires several heavy rocket salvos at Israel as ‘initial response’ to killing of al-Arouri
Further escalating the tensions in Israel’s north, Lebanon’s terror organization Hezbollah fired several rocket barrages at Israeli targets on Saturday in what it called an “initial response” to the killing of Hamas leader Saleh al-Arouri in the Lebanese capital Beirut last Tuesday.