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  • Showdown on the Beltway

    By David Suissa

    4 days ago

    Do you know why the whole Bibi-Obama-Boehner-Iran mess gives me such a headache? There are too many moving parts: Bibi shouldn’t tick off Obama; Obama should be tougher on Iran; Boehner shouldn’t go behind Obama’s back; Bibi shouldn’t interfere with American politics; Obama...

  • Netanyahu’s planned speech roils Jewish lawmakers, pro-Israel community

    5 days ago

    When Israel wants something from the United States, it typically makes three stops: the pro-Israel lobby, Jewish members of Congress and the White House.

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ignored all three when he accepted an invitation from House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to...

  • TV satire burns bright as Israeli election ‘campfire’

    5 days ago

    When Israelis gather around the water cooler to discuss their March 17 election, odds are the conversation will turn to a television satire that has caught even President Barack Obama's notice in the past.

    Eretz Nehederet ("Wonderful Country"), which airs weekly on Israel's...

  • U.S. Democratic senators set resolution countering push for tougher Iran sanctions

    6 days ago

    Democratic U.S. senators introduced a resolution on Monday opposing more sanctions on Iran unless nuclear talks fail or Tehran breaks an agreement, countering a push for tougher sanctions backed by Republicans that President Barack Obama has pledged to veto.

    "For those who agree...

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  • Invitation to Netanyahu to address U.S. Congress: When bipartisan means partisan

    1 week ago

    When U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, a Republican, jolted Washington this week by inviting Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress, his office said it had been done "on behalf of the bipartisan leadership."

    In reality, it was among the...

  • Invitation to Netanyahu to address U.S. Congress: When bipartisan means partisan

    1 week ago

    When U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, a Republican, jolted Washington this week by inviting Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress, his office said it had been done "on behalf of the bipartisan leadership."

    In reality, it was among the...

  • Boehner invitation to Bibi signals Congress, White House showdown

    By Michael Berenbaum

    1 week ago

    The invitation by Speaker of the House John Boehner to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint session of Congress on the question of Iran is a crude interference in Israeli election politics. 

    The speech, scheduled for early March, and a fortnight before the...

  • Congress invites Netanyahu, Obama blindsided

    2 weeks ago

    House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress without consulting President Barack Obama, and a White House spokesman questioned whether protocol had been violated.

    An Israeli official said...

  • Would you stay in France?

    By Michael Berenbaum

    2 weeks ago

    In the wake of the horrific terrorist killings in France, my heart took many turns. First there was shock, soon replaced by grief, then anger, followed by resolve. Now it may be time for reflection.

    The response from the French and then the Israelis to the two attacks raised some...

  • At least 12 injured, four critically, in stabbing spree on Tel Aviv bus

    2 weeks ago

    At least 12 people were wounded, some seriously, when a Palestinian man stabbed passengers and the driver on a Tel Aviv bus.

    Four victims, including the driver, remained in serious condition following the Wednesday morning attack on the No. 40 bus. Initial reports said 12 to 21...

  • The Paris rally:  Three questions

    By Dennis Prager

    3 weeks ago

    It was a very good thing that millions of French citizens and leaders from around the world gathered in Paris on Jan. 11 to declare “war” on what French President Francois Hollande called “radical Islam.”

    I’d like to pose a few questions, nevertheless.

    Why didn’t the American...

  • Israelis bury French terror victims in the Holy Land

    By Simone Wilson

    3 weeks ago

    Less than a week after the murder of four French Jews in a kosher grocery store by an Islamic terrorist in Paris, the bodies of Yoav Hattab, 21; Yohan Cohen, 22; Philippe Braham, 45; and Francois-Michel Saada, 63; were flown to Israel for burial. 

    Their grieving family members...

  • Retro-style video game asks, can you be as pushy as Bibi?

    3 weeks ago

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has a knack for embroiling himself in political sideshows during foreign memorial services.

    He entered Israel’s latest tempest in a teapot earlier this week, attending the march for victims of France’s terror attacks even though French...

  • No Americans in Paris: U.S. absence draws criticism at home

    3 weeks ago

    A Republican U.S. senator lambasted the White House on Monday for not sending a top American official to a Paris unity march after deadly Islamic militant attacks in that city, and a New York tabloid headline screamed "You let the world down."

    The image of Israeli Prime Minister...

  • Netanyahu out of step with French leaders at Paris rally

    3 weeks ago

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu managed to ruffle a few feathers while taking part in the "Charlie Hebdo" rally in Paris on Sunday, an event his office initially said he would not be attending for security reasons.

    Perhaps most awkward was his invitation to French Jews...

  • Hollande initially asked Netanyahu not to attend unity march in France

    3 weeks ago

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the site of the deadly Paris kosher supermarket attack less than a day after reports surfaced that the French president asked him not to attend the unity march.

    Netanyahu on Monday met with French Jewish community leaders, calling...

  • Meet the three American families bankrolling Netanyahu’s reelection bid

    3 weeks ago

    As Benjamin Netanyahu kicked off his re-election campaign Monday night in Tel Aviv, JTA reported that over 90 percent of the prime minister’s campaign funds have come from American donors. And of these American donors, the donations from just three families make up over half of...

  • Moshe Feiglin leaving Likud

    January 6, 2015 | 10:42 am

    Moshe Feiglin said he is quitting the Likud Party after failing to secure a realistic spot on the candidates’ list for the March elections.

    Feiglin, a Likud member since 2005 and a Knesset lawmaker since 2013, finished 36th on the Likud list in voting held by party members last...

  • Likud Party holds primaries

    December 31, 2014 | 11:34 am

    The Likud Party of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went to the polls for party primaries to determine its candidates’ list for the upcoming national elections.

    The list determines the order in which Likud lawmaker hopefuls will enter the 120-seat Knesset, following the March 17...

  • Economic issues whip up Israelis in chocolate pudding election

    December 22, 2014 | 11:09 am

    Israel's high cost of living is set to dominate a March 17 election that could shake up Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition, with voter anger symbolized by an overpriced dessert.

    In a country where the influence of small parties makes elections notoriously hard to...

  • The Kerry-Netanyahu meeting in Rome and the shadow of Carter

    By Shmuel Rosner

    December 15, 2014 | 3:48 am

    When Israeli officials ponder the possibility of the United States deciding not to veto a United Nations Security Council resolution on settlements and the occupied territories, they go back and think about Security Council Resolution 465. In part, that resolution, passed in 1980,...

  • Kerry to meet Netanyahu in Rome for Middle East talks

    December 10, 2014 | 10:33 am

    Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Rome on Sunday for talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on developments in Israel and the West Bank, the State Department said on Wednesday.

    "John Kerry will travel to Rome on Sunday to meet with Prime Minister...

  • Non-Jewish L.A. Zionist John Henry Patterson buried in Israel

    By  Orit Arfa

    December 9, 2014 | 5:10 pm

    Days after announcing the dissolution of his coalition, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu closed a circle in modern Israel’s history, and his own family’s history, when he fulfilled Lt. Col. John Henry Patterson’s final wish to be buried among his Jewish comrades in Israel...

  • Proposed nation-state law crosses American Jewish red lines

    By Rob Eshman

    December 4, 2014 | 2:10 pm

    I wish I could draw.

    A few years back, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood before the United Nations General Assembly with a cartoonish drawing of a bomb meant to illustrate Iran’s march toward achieving a nuclear weapon. He pointed to a red line across the top of the...

  • Internal Palestinian tensions could threaten Palestinian Authority

    December 4, 2014 | 12:07 pm

    This story originally appeared on themedialine.org.

    The Palestinian unity government that was meant to put an end to the long-time rivalry between the Islamist Hamas movement, which controls Gaza, and the Fatah movement, in charge in the West Bank, has expired, say Hamas leaders....

  • Israel goes to new elections

    December 3, 2014 | 9:53 am

    This story originally appeared on themedialine.org.

    Just 20 months after the current government was sworn in, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired two of his top cabinet ministers, leading their parties to pull out of the government and the Knesset, or parliament, to vote to...

  • Netanyahu seeks early election – fires Lapid, Livni

    December 2, 2014 | 10:15 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sacked his finance and justice ministers on Tuesday, signaling the break up of his bickering coalition and opening the way for early national elections in Israel.

    Netanyahu's government, which only took office last year, has been...

  • Hundreds protest in Jerusalem against nation-state bill

    December 1, 2014 | 10:36 am

    Hundreds of Israelis protested in Jerusalem against the nation-state bill enshrining Israel’s status as a Jewish state.

    The protesters gathered Saturday night in front of the Prime Minister’s Residence in Jerusalem.

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a softened version...

  • Netanyahu ally says Israel may need early elections

    November 30, 2014 | 12:17 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should seek early elections if his coalition allies continue to bicker in public, Israel's defense minister said on Sunday.

    Netanyahu's government has been torn by differences over proposed cuts to the 2015 budget, policy towards...

  • Jewish-nation bill frays Israel’s delicate social fabric

    November 25, 2014 | 10:12 am

    Israel is poised to pass one of the most divisive laws in its 66-year history, a bill that would declare it the homeland of the Jewish people only – and further alienate its Arab minority.

    Political infighting over the measure is already threatening to tear apart Prime Minister...

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