This morning's key headlines from GenerationalDynamics.com Captured Iranian arms vessel docks in Israel Growing U.S. - Iran - Hezbollah relationship alienates Israel Russia increases its military presence in Ukraine's Crimea Captured Iranian arms vessel docks in Israel A commercial vessel, the Klos-C, from Iran docked in Israel late Saturday. Show More Summary
IN THE MAIL (from the publisher):K. L. Noll, Canaan and Israel in Antiquity: A Textbook on History and Religion: Second Edition (London: Boomsbury T&T Clark, 2013)This comprehensive classic textbook represents the most recent approaches...Show More Summary
The Arabs of Egypt are screaming for the rights that the Arabs in Israel already have.
A ship seized by the Israeli navy on suspicion of smuggling arms from Iran to the Gaza Strip docked on Saturday in Israel, which planned to put the cargo on display in hope of denting Tehran’s rapprochement with the West. The Klos C was taken without resistance in the Red Sea on Wednesday. Israel said […]
I speculated there was a strong likelihood that Saudi Arabia was bankrolling Israel’s Mossad. Those funds paid for, among other things, the assassinations of several of Iran’s top nuclear experts over the past couple of years. That cooperation...Show More Summary
The Israel Museum brings together for the first time a rare group of 9,000-year-old stone masks, the oldest known to date, in a groundbreaking exhibition opening in March. Culminating nearly a decade of research, Face to Face: The Oldest...Show More Summary
JERUSALEM (AP) — Jack Angelides was about to board a flight out of Israel's international airport when he was given a curious choice that baffles him to this day. Traveling with a laptop and a stack of printed reading material, he was told to part with one or the other, due to unspecified security concerns.
Recognizing Israel as a Jewish state was never part of two-state negotiations before the last year or so. Israel has insisted on it as a way of forestalling any partition. The Palestinians reject the demand; 20 percent of Israel is non-Jewish. But the Daily Beast calls them "stubborn" for dong so.
This past week, Washington hosted two of my least favorite annual events. It began with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) bringing their faithful to town to lobby for whatever the government of Israel might want at this particular moment. Show More Summary
JERUSALEM (AP) — Jack Angelides was about to board a flight out of Israel’s international airport Stern Israeli Airport Security Measures Questioned - -
On Thursday, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif accused the State of Israel of fabricating its story about their recent successful interception of heavy weaponry headed for the Gaza Strip. Zarif tweeted, “An Iranian ship carrying arms for Gaza. Show More Summary
The US State Department’s spokesperson, Jen Psaki, affirmed in Friday’s press conference that the US recognizes Israel as a “Jewish State” but that this is not a precondition in peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians and stressed that the Israelis and Palestinians are free to decide what they will finally agree to. Psaki was […]
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Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas told reporters today there is “no way” he would recognize a Jewish state. Al Arabiya reported: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said there is “no way” he will recognize Israel as a Jewish state and accept a … Continue reading ?
In this week's episode of Ask A VC, we hosted YL Ventures’ Yoav Leitersdorf in the studio to talk about cyber security, innovations in Israel and more. Read More
(CNN) – At the American Israel Public Affairs Conference on Monday, Sen. John McCain of Arizona joked that, because of his close friendship with former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman, he observed a lot of Judaism's Sabbath laws. "I've had to go through all this all these years and I've gotten none of the benefits," McCain told […]
Israel cut off the water supply to 45,000 Palestinians this week while Prime Minister Netanyahu was traipsing across the globe signing historic legislation with the governor of my very own state, California, on -- you guessed it -- water conservation!
Parquet Courts will release a new 7" for Record Store Day with two new songs, "Pilgrims to Nowhere" and "Sunbathing Animal." You can hear the latter right now -- if you can read sheet music and have access to...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he’s willing to give up “some settlements” to Palestinians, but as limited as possible. The settlements are a key issue in peace talks renewed under Washington’s tutelage in July after a three-year impasse. Little progress has been reported though U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has said he hopes […]
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is rejecting a key demand of the United States and Israel as part of ongoing peace talks that would lead to the creation of a Palestinian state. "They are pressing and saying, 'no peace without the Jewish state,'" Abbas said in remarks released Friday by the official Palestinian news agency WAFA. Show More Summary