Israel’s Foreign Ministry says a senior official has met with a visiting former military general from Saudi Arabia. The meeting marks a rare public engagement between countries that have no official relations. Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon says Sunday that Director General Dore Gold met with Anwar Eshki at a Jerusalem hotel. Eshki currently heads […]
Newly passed Transparency Law compels certain rights groups to divulge foreign funding in all official statements.
In France, Bastille Day in Nice turned into a night of horror when a truck driver plowed into the crowd watching the fireworks, killing 80 people....
The Egyptian foreign ministry was forced to deny that its top official watched the Euro 2016 final between Portugal and France with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday after public anger about the pair appearing to be...Show More Summary
Israel on Tuesday passed new legislation that made it mandatory for human rights groups that receive more than half of their funding from abroad to disclose it publicly, sparking criticism from the opposition who warned of “budding fascism.” The...Show More Summary
NEW YORK ? Politico has named Carrie Budoff Brown the publication’s next editor, succeeding Susan Glasser, who had previously announced plans to move to Israel after the 2016 election. John Harris, who co-founded Politico in 2007 and...Show More Summary
Noting the remarkable success of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in influencing U.S. government policies, Daniel C. Maguire offers up this tongue-in-cheek plan for an Irish AIPAC to do the same for Ireland. By Daniel C. Maguire This is…Read more ?
BEIRUT -- How does Israel read the Middle East these days? Few details on its national security strategy are explicitly and publicly expressed. But at the annual Herzliya Security Conference in mid-June, it was possible to read between...Show More Summary
Israel’s minister for public security Gilad Erdan has called Facebook a “monster” for “sabotaging” police investigations and called on Israelis to “flood” Mark Zuckerberg and make him change the site’s policy. Read more...
It's about time American Jews talked about the problem of dual loyalty inherent in Zionism; and a pro-Israel publication, the Jewish Week, encouraged that discussion by running a column on how "Israel Firsters," those who vote on the basis of what is best for Israel, are approaching this election.
Israel advocates are using the Clinton campaign to try and stifle BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel) in the public square. Norman Brownstein, a board member of AIPAC, says Clinton has promised; while Bakari Sellers circulates an anti-BDS letter signed by 60 other African American Democrats.
Today marks the rollout of the first Israeli F-35 and their publicity image is, uh, romantic. Read more...
Tel Aviv mayor Ron Huldai has said bravely that murders in Israel will continue as long as the occupation does; but US publications are loath to make such an assertion. Ben Ehrenreich changed that trend, by publishing a devastating critique of the occupation in Politico this week.
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spent $1,600 of public funds on a personal hairdresser during a trip to New York City.
ESPN columnist Israel Gutierrez, who came out publicly last September in a blog post before getting married to David Kitchen, took some (...)
Two Israeli nationals were extradited from Israel to the United States to face charges stemming from network intrusions at several financial institutions, including the JPMorgan Chase bank, and a major news publication, US Attorney Preet Bharara said in a statement on Thursday.
JERUSALEM — It’s no secret that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a thorny personal relationship with the leader of his country’s closest ally, President Obama. There is a long litany of faux pas and numerous public comments showing that there is no love lost between these two. That’s why it’s no big surprise that Netanyahu […]
The Dutch and Irish governments have publicly stated that calls for a boycott of Israel are legitimate, with the Dutch foreign minister saying that advocating and campaigning for Palestinian rights through the nonviolent Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel are “protected by the freedom of expression”.
While some government ministers and a loud segment of the public are pushing for tougher action after months of Palestinian attacks, others want the military to remain a moderating force.
From economics, to health, to venturing into public spaces, Palestinian women feel their security is often at risk.