This is the standard I use to measure the Agreement: Does it better protect the United States and Israel than any available alternative? This requires examination of both the Agreement and the available alternatives. The two alternatives most often suggested are continuation of the existing sanctions and massive, sustained conventional air attack. Show More Summary
Israelis have set fire to nine Palestinian homes in the last three years, and no one has ever been charged. So why does the U.S. government have "faith in the system" when it comes to the murder last night of Ali Saed Dabwasha?
This Thursday was a day of terror in Israel. Almost immediately after an ultra-Orthodox fanatic Yishai Schlisser stabbed six people at the Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade, Jewish extremists perpetrated an arson attack in the village of Douma, near Nablus, killing a one-and-a-half year-old Palestinian toddler. Show More Summary
Ben Norton remembers attending the 2014 Christians United for Israel summit held last summer at the height of the Israeli attack on Gaza. He writes, "a CUFI summit is a place where there is no distinction between church and state, between religion and nation, between faith and ideology. Show More Summary
Israel has deployed the Iron Dome defense system to the north, l amid fears Lebanon-based Hezbollah could get an infusion of cash and weapons from Iran. In an exclusive interview with FoxNews.com, Col. Yoni Saada Marom, commander of Israel’s Active Defense Air Wing, said that the military drills were not a direct reaction to recent […]
Everyone seems to be renting these days — even celebrities. For $10,000 a night, Mariah Carey is relaxing in a $30 million, oceanfront Mediterranean villa before she jets off to Israel for a late August concert, according to Page Six and the singer's Instagram. Show More Summary
Barry Freundel, 63, of Georgetown’s Orthodox Kesher Israel synagogue, received 61/2 years.
A member of Israel’s Knesset parliament has publicly come out as gay in response to yesterday’s stabbing attack at a gay pride parade in Jerusalem that wounded six. “It is no longer possible to remain silent,” wrote 35-year-ol… The post Israeli Lawmaker Comes Out Following Jerusalem Gay Pride Stabbing: ‘We Can No Longer Remain Silent’ appeared first on Towleroad.
Barack Obama may be an anti-Semitic hater of all things Jewish and Israel, but he takes no backseat to anyone when it comes that wonderful Yiddish term "chutzpah."
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) gave a powerful statement of support on Thursday for the historic nuclear agreement reached between the world powers and Iran. A strong supporter of Israel and a rising star in the Congressional leadership,...Show More Summary
Like so many US presidents seeking a lasting legacy, Barack Obama wants to heal the Middle East by bringing both sides together. This is unrealistic: You can’t make deals with terrorists like the PLO. Obama has left the Middle East in flames, with ISIS growing all the time. And he’s given Iran tacit permission to build nuclear weapons. Now Israel’s […]
Photo by Khader Abu-Seif Around the world—whether in America, in Europe, or in the Middle East—there’s an overwhelming desire to believe that religious extremism is a sickness that plagues other religions, not our own. After six people...Show More Summary
The news here in the last few days has been devastating. On the morning of July 31, Israel woke up to the news that Jewish terrorists had firebombed a Palestinian house, burning a baby to death and seriously injuring others in the family. These...Show More Summary
"We can no longer remain silent because the knife is raised against the neck of the entire LGBT community, my community. It will not stop there. This is the time to fight the great darkness. This terrible criminal act that once again happened in 'the city of God.' is an attack on all of us. Show More Summary
Haaretz reports: Jerusalem Magistrate's Court extended the remand of Yishai Schlissel for an additional 12 days on Friday, after he allegedly stabbed six participants in the city's Gay Pride Parade on Thursday. Schlissel – an ultra-Orthodox...Show More Summary
Howard Davidson writes: "If Palestinians’ academic freedom is to be valued as it is for Israelis, then a boycott of Israel state sponsored research and teaching is justified until the forces that deny academic freedom for Palestinians no longer exist. Show More Summary
Democratic Party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz won't say if she supports the Iran Deal. She is clearly worried about alienating big campaign donors and the wrath of the Israel lobby, a minority faction inside the Jewish community, but the most engaged part
The European External Action Service expressed its condolences to the family who suffered a deadly arson attack and called on Israel to take immediate action to protect the inhabitants of the area.