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.
For a New York Times column saying that Israel's future as a Jewish state is in peril, Thomas Friedman had to rely on reporting by the Israeli press, since his own publication has flubbed the story of the country's deepening political crisis.
Months after diffusing a public scandal about their relationship, Adrienne Bailon's boyfriend and Christian music singer Israel Houghton is praying with her co-stars on the hit daytime talk show "The Real."
Israel's prime minister publicly rebuked a top general for comments appearing to liken the atmosphere in Israel to that of Nazi-era Germany.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, contradicting his defense minister, scolded Israel's deputy military chief on Sunday for suggesting that Israeli society was showing signs of Nazi-like behavior. The rare public rebuke of a servingShow More Summary
TeleSur | – – As controversy surrounding the "new anti-Semitism" rages in Europe, important public intellectuals argue that critiquing Israel is not anti-Semitism. Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked commented recently on the controversy of "anti-Semitism"…
Israeli public organizations held a ceremony near Jerusalem on Thursday in honour of Shmuil Pevzner, a Jewish man from Leningrad, who had saved 300 Soviet children from the Nazi forces.
Rarely — if ever — has a presidential candidate been so publicly critical of Israeli policy toward the Palestinians as Sen. Bernie Sanders was last week during the CNN Democratic primary debate in Brooklyn. Media outlets seized the moment, with headlines such as “Bernie Sanders smashes the Israel status quo,” “Bernie Sanders just shattered an American […]
Israel’s opposition leader Isaac Herzog came under fire on Tuesday after saying that his center-left Zionist Union party should attempt to stop being perceived by the Israeli public as “Arab lovers” if it wants more success at the polls. At...Show More Summary
The detention by Palestinian Authority security forces of three Palestinians who allegedly planned to carry out an attack inside Israel this week brought renewed public criticism of the PA amid a slew of political disputes. The PA finds...Show More Summary
Topic: Libraries A copy of the National Library of Israel Charter, a declaration signed by leaders and public officials which marked the launch of the National Library renewal project in 2011, was buried under the cement stone at the...Show More Summary