The worst dumper prize goes to IDAN OFER, son of shipping magnate Sammy Ofer. Idan Ofer owns QUANTUM PACIFIC GROUP and has a controlling stake in Israel’s largest publicly traded company,
In Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories, 2016 has begun much as 2015 ended — with unacceptable levels of violence and a polarized public discourse. That polarization showed itself in the halls of the United Nations last week when I pointed out a simple truth: History proves that people will always resist occupation. Show More Summary
A 1962 letter from Nazi war criminal Adolph Eichmann to Israel president Yitzhak Ben-Zvi has been made public. Eichmann wrote the letter on May 29 as he was facing a sentence of execution. "I declare once again, as I did in the presence...Show More Summary
Israel released the handwritten letter by Mr. Eichmann in which he denies guilt, saying Nazi officials like him were “mere instruments in the hands of leaders.”
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel made public on Wednesday a handwritten request for clemency by Adolf Eichmann, an architect of the Nazi Holocaust, who was executed by Israel in 1962 following a war crimes trial.
JERUSALEM – Meet Israel’s Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan. He’s a star in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party. He’s only been on the job for six months, but for the last four he’s been dealing with a wave of almost daily attacks – stabbings, shootings, car rammings – by Palestinians against Israelis. Erdan […]
If this president’s frosty relationship with Israel’s elected government, disregard of its interests with regard to Iran, public excoriation over building plans in its capital Jerusalem, condemnation of its defense in the Gaza war (which...Show More Summary
The U.S. ambassador to Israel on Monday publicly suggested that the Netanyahu government is not genuinely committed to a two-state solution and that Israel holds Palestinians and Jews in the West Bank to separate legal standards. Israeli prime minister Bibi Netanyahu was not pleased. "First, for Israel, we are concerned... More »
According to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the implementation of the Iran Nuclear Deal represents a "dangerous moment" for America.
U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby has publicly rejected the comparison between the U.S. Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) and a recently proposed Israeli bill on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) funded by foreign governments. Show More Summary
This week, Robert Scheer sits down with Tom Dine, currently the senior policy advisor at Israel Policy Forum, but best known as the head of AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee), a powerful pro-Israel lobbying organization...Show More Summary
In the Jan. 8 episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” Truthdig’s editor-in-chief speaks with Tom Dine, senior policy advisor at Israel Policy Forum and former head of AIPAC, about Dine’s 53-year-long career in public service, the thwarting of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, and Dine’s role in negotiations between Syria and Israel in recent years.
NEW YORK TIMES WHITEWASHES TERROR-SUPPORTERS AS ‘HIPSTER PALESTINIANS:’ Haifa Arab who publicly called for Israel’s destruction complains Times misrepresented him as a ‘cool yay hipster.’
Israel's first lady questioned by police over suspicions of using public funds for private expenses.
The leader of the self-declared Islamic State issued a defiant message to the West, warning “crusaders” not to dare fight on his turf. In a rare public statement – his first in seven months – Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi said Western countries had “learned from” previous wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. “Crusaders and Jews don’t dare […]
The global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement on Wednesday condemned the decision by Ron Dermer, Israel’s ambassador to the U.S., to give American officials Christmas gifts produced in West Bank settlements as a “cheapShow More Summary
A mysterious gold-plated artifact that baffled the Israel Antiquities Authority for months was identified within hours after the experts turned to the public with a Facebook post. After suggestions that it was a rolling pin or a cattle insemination device, Italian man Micah Barak correctly identified the object found in...
Notorious Jewish extremist leader Benzi Gopstein, arrested many times in the past, has again captured the public's attention by comparing Christians to "vampires," and calling for a prohibition on the celebration of Christmas in the Holy Land.
Adam Sandler has gone public with his disdain for celebrities who won’t visit Israel and who smack of being anti-Semitic. He’s disgusted by them and told Howard Stern just that
In 1964, Raphael Mechoulam rode a public bus from Tel Aviv back to his lab at Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot while holding 11 pounds of Lebanese hashish in a plastic bag. He received his giant stash—the first of many over the next 50 years—from a police officer who had confiscated it from smugglers. Show More Summary