House Lawmakers: More Money Needed for Israeli Missile Defense

Bipartisan duo asking for boost in funding to Iron Dome
In this Nov. 15, 2012 file photo, the Iron Dome defense system fires to intercept an incoming missiles from Gaza in the port town of Ashdod, Israel. (AP)

House lawmakers are petitioning their colleagues on a key appropriations committee to significantly increase funding for several joint U.S.-Israeli missile defense programs that they say are key to the Jewish state’s defense.

Tel Aviv Selfie

IAF Facebook

A “selfie” photo taken by an Israeli Air Force pilot while inverted over the city of Tel Aviv has received more than 5,400 likes on Facebook, according to Israel Hayom.

Pro-Hijacking, Pro-Terrorism

T-shirt contradicts J Street motto
Facebook

A member of J Street’s student organization, J Street U, wore a t-shirt endorsing terrorism and airplane hijacking to a J Street event at Washington University in St. Louis.

University of Michigan Official Denounces Free Beacon

Defends anti-Israel student pictured stabbing pineapple
Amateur basketball player

University of Michigan officials are asking that the Washington Free Beacon remove from its website an article that reported on a pro-Palestinian student leader who posted a photo of himself on Facebook wearing a traditional Arab headscarf and inserting a knife into a pineapple.