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  • Switzerland says regrets envoy’s display of Netanyahu cartoon

    3 days ago

    Switzerland expressed regret on Friday after its ambassador to Iran displayed a cartoon depicting two doves defecating on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's head, at an event promoting Iranian business opportunities.

    Ambassador Giulio Haas showed the image during a...

  • Obama reassures Jewish groups on U.S.-Israel relationship

    3 days ago

    President Barack Obama reassured U.S. Jewish groups on Friday that the U.S.-Israel relationship is strong, despite differences over the nuclear deal with Iran, and called for more talks between the two governments on security cooperation.

    "As soon as this particular debate is...

  • ‘The most dangerous weapons ever invented’: Policy expert talks nukes, Israel and the Iran deal

    By Danielle Berrin

    4 days ago

    Joe Cirincione is a nuclear policy expert who served for nearly a decade on the staff of the House Armed Services Committee, beginning during the Reagan administration. He has since authored several books on the history of nuclear weapons and nuclear security strategy. Today, he is...

  • Israelis aren’t unified on Iran deal

    By Rob Eshman

    5 days ago

    One of the strongest arguments the Jewish opponents of the Iran nuclear deal have wielded is that Israelis are unified in their opposition to it.

    If the famously fractious Israelis all agree that the Iran deal is bad, they argue, it must really be awful. This line of reasoning...

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  • Netanyahu pressed for Iran attacks, but was denied, ex-defense chief says

    1 week ago

    Israel's political leaders pushed to attack Iran at least three times in the past few years but had to back down on the advice of the military and due to concerns about its ally the United States, former defense minister Ehud Barak said.

    In interviews to his biographers aired...

  • Ehud Barak and Netanyahu pushed to bomb Iran in ’10 and ’11

    1 week ago

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and former Defense Minister Ehud Barak both wanted to bomb Iran’s nuclear facilities in 2010 and 2011, but other leaders blocked the move, Barak said.

    The retired Labor politician, who was prime minister from 1999 to 2001, revealed the...

  • Obama’s Democrats face intense pressure as they weigh Iran deal

    1 week ago

    As he weighed whether to support President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran, Representative Donald Norcross was showered with the sort of attention rarely shown to junior members of the U.S. Congress.

    The New Jersey Democrat, a former labor union leader, met with Obama and...

  • Netanyahu critic Leon Wieseltier says Israeli PM is right on Iran deal

    3 weeks ago

    Political commentator Leon Wieseltier acknowledged that despite his dislike for Benjamin Netanyahu, he believes the Israeli prime minister is right about the Iran nuclear deal.

    “I’ve almost never written a good word about him, so he’s right not to like me,” Wieseltier, a veteran...

  • Israel reaches deal to develop Leviathan gas field

    3 weeks ago

    Israel's government said on Thursday it had reached a deal with a U.S.-Israeli consortium on the development of the huge Leviathan gas field and two other offshore wells.

    After weeks of talks over the government's initial proposal in June, the controversial deal will allow...

  • L.A. Jewish Federation sends second email on Iran deal, acknowledging the deal is ‘complex’

    By Ryan Torok

    August 6, 2015 | 5:06 pm

    Following public outcry in response to a community-wide call-to-action email sent July 21 by the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, on Aug. 6 Federation Board Chair Leslie E. Bider and President and CEO Jay Sanderson sent a second email with the subject line “An...

  • Pride Parade slaying sparks calls for change to LGBT protections

    August 5, 2015 | 2:04 pm

    The slaying of a 16-year-old girl at Jerusalem’s gay pride parade has sparked calls for LGBT-rights legislation — as well as pushback from those who oppose it.

    Shira Banki died Aug. 2 after being stabbed while marching in the July 30 parade. Five others were wounded in the...

  • First Israeli jailed without trial in sweep over West Bank arson

    August 4, 2015 | 1:53 pm

    Israel jailed a suspected Jewish militant without trial on Tuesday, the first application of the controversial measure against a citizen in a government-ordered crackdown following the lethal torching of a Palestinian home.

    The suspect, Mordechai Meyer, a resident of a Jewish...

  • Netanyahu asks U.S. Jews to oppose Iran nuclear deal

    August 4, 2015 | 1:42 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tried to rally U.S. Jews on Tuesday against the Iranian nuclear deal championed by President Barack Obama and facing review by Congress, saying it risked a catastrophic Middle East war.

    In a webcast organised by Jewish groups in North...

  • Israel will allow harsher interrogations of Jewish militant suspects

    August 3, 2015 | 10:51 am

    Israel will allow harsher interrogations of suspected Jewish militants, and possibly let security services violently shake detainees, following a deadly West Bank arson attack blamed on ultra-nationalists, a minister said on Monday.

    The announcement came a day after the...

  • Palestinian baby burned to death, Israel searches for Jewish extremists

    July 31, 2015 | 11:56 am

    After a Palestinian baby was burned to death in a West Bank arson attack by suspected Jewish extremists, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered a manhunt to track down the perpetrators.

    Netanyahu said in a statement that the arson Thursday night in the Palestinian West...

  • Jewish terror draws Netanyahu’s focus homeward

    July 31, 2015 | 10:27 am

    Ahead of what may be the toughest diplomatic battle of his career, a final bid to kill the Iran nuclear deal, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has suddenly found himself facing down a terrorist threat – apparently from Jews.

    The flow of Iran messaging from the Prime...

  • Russia modernizing S-300 missile system for Iran: RIA, citing Putin aide

    July 30, 2015 | 1:38 pm

    Russia is modernizing its S-300 missile system to supply to Iran, an adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday, RIA news agency reported.

    "It has partially been updated, separate elements are still being updated," said Vladimir Kozhin, a presidential adviser on...

  • Russia reassures Israel over Iran nuclear deal

    July 30, 2015 | 1:31 pm

    Russian President Vladimir Putin told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday that the deal on Iran's nuclear program would improve security in the Middle East and guaranteed that Tehran would not acquire nuclear arms.

    Israel plans to lobby the U.S. Congress not to...

  • Religious assailant attacks Jerusalem Gay Pride parade, wounding six

    July 30, 2015 | 12:36 pm

    Six marchers were stabbed at Jerusalem’s annual gay pride parade — allegedly by the man who stabbed three people at the parade in 2005.

    One victim in Thursday’s stabbings was in critical condition and two were in serious condition.

    [Jewish community reacts to the attack]

    The...

  • NBA player Omri Casspi says Adelson-funded Israel trip not about politics

    By JNi.media

    July 29, 2015 | 3:54 pm

    Although it might seem like a nice off-season vacation shared by Israel’s first NBA player, Omri Casspi, forward for the Sacramento Kings, with his teammates, the funding for the Israel trip was generously provided by casino tycoon and Republican super donor Sheldon Adelson, and...

  • What Huckabee could learn from Bibi about Holocaust analogies

    July 29, 2015 | 1:55 pm

    Much of the outrage over Mike Huckabee’s Holocaust-Iran analogy was about sense and sensibility.

    First, sensibility. Sure, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu compares the ayatollahs to the Nazis all the time — and warns that permitting them a pathway to the bomb is opening the...

  • Cyprus and Israel agree to strengthen ties on energy, security

    July 28, 2015 | 10:26 am

    Israel and Cyprus agreed on Tuesday to expand their cooperation on energy issues, including the use of pipelines and electricity grids to link to European markets, as both countries develop natural gas fields off their coasts.

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Cypriot...

  • Huckabee’s gas chamber reference to Iran deal draws Israeli criticism

    July 28, 2015 | 9:44 am

    U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee drew rare criticism from Israel on Tuesday for comments in which he accused President Barack Obama of marching Israelis "to the door of the oven" in a nuclear deal with Iran.

    Israeli Transport Minister Yisrael Katz said on...

  • Mossad: All 11 Jews missing after fleeing Iran in the 90s were murdered

    By JNi.media

    July 27, 2015 | 4:22 pm

    One year after determining that eight Jews who tried to escape from Iran in 1994 were murdered on their way to Israel, the Mossad has recently found that three other Jews who left Iran three years later were also murdered, Ynet reported. The new determination enabled the Rabbinical...

  • Federation: Take it back

    By Rob Eshman

    July 26, 2015 | 8:09 pm

    In the hours immediately following the announcement of the Iran nuclear deal, the Jewish community fell victim to a rare and unbecoming phenomenon:  groupthink.

    The word went out from Zion, when Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu castigated the deal before it had even been...

  • The Iran deal and the hubris of certainty

    July 23, 2015 | 5:25 pm

    Admit it: You might be wrong.

    Yes, you have a strong view about whether the nuclear deal signed with Iran last week will spell catastrophe for Israel, or whether it’s the best of a range of bad options for dealing with Iran’s apparent pursuit of a nuclear weapon.

    But we can’t...

  • Rouhani assures critics nuclear deal is good for Iran

    July 23, 2015 | 9:39 am

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani defended Iran's nuclear deal with world powers after it came under attack from conservatives at home, arguing on Thursday it reflected the nation's will and was "more valuable" than carping over the details.

    While many Iranians hope last week's...

  • Iran: ‘This deal is not the last step’

    July 22, 2015 | 3:06 pm

    I have three identities: I’m Iranian, I’m American, and I’m Israeli. Historically, what that has meant is that there are very few places in the world that I’ve found where all my identities have been welcome. Actually, through my extensive travels, including Afghanistan, North...

  • Chessmasters: Israel and the Iran deal

    By Rob Eshman

    July 22, 2015 | 10:39 am

    Critics of the Iran deal unfailingly say that the American negotiators, including President Barack Obama, were no match for their wily Iranian counterparts.

    The Persians, they remind us, excel at the culture of the bazaar. The Persians, they point out, invented the game of chess....

  • After Israel talks, Pentagon chief says: ‘Friends can disagree’

    July 21, 2015 | 1:45 pm

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter never expected to win over Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the merits of the nuclear agreement with Iran but tried to put a brave face on their sometimes blunt, closed-door exchange on Tuesday.

    "We don't agree on everything. And...

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