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  • The Netanyahu ‘chickenshit’ slander: Friends and allies shudder … despots and bullies rejoice

    October 29, 2014 | 12:55 pm

    A top, unnamed Obama administration official calls an important leader a “chickenshit.” Was this a hard-nosed warning aimed at Ayatollah Khamenei to pressure Iran to destroy those 23,000 centrifuges before next month’s nuclear negotiating deadline? Perhaps it was a signal to the...

  • Netanyahu fumes at ‘chickenshit’ slur

    October 29, 2014 | 10:05 am

    An anonymous U.S. official's reported description of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "chickenshit" drew a sharp response on Wednesday from the Israeli leader – no stranger to acrimony with the Obama administration.

    The American broadside, in an interview in The Atlantic...

  • On packed flight to Israel, hundreds of American Jews, emboldened by Gaza crisis, start lives anew

    By Jared Sichel

    August 12, 2014 | 9:33 am

    Daniel Knafo was wide awake aboard the Boeing 747 as sunlight began peaking over the northern horizon of the Mediterranean Sea early on the morning of Aug. 12.

    Less than 10 hours earlier, he was at the departure terminal of John F. Kennedy International Airport with more than 300...

  • Netanyahu’s office denies son dating non-Jewish woman

    January 29, 2014 | 10:09 am

    The son of Benjamin Netanyahu is not dating a non-Jewish Norwegian woman, an official in the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office reportedly told the head of the Sephardic Orthodox Shas party.

    Israel’s Channel 10 reported Wednesday that the official told Aryeh Deri in a meeting that...

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  • In case you missed it, Bibi doesn’t like Rouhani

    October 2, 2013 | 11:06 am

    Say what you will about Bibi, but the guy stays on message.

    In his speech at the U.N. yesterday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drove home the same point he’s been repeating since he (re)took office in 2009: Iran’s trying to get the bomb, we need to stop it and...

  • North Korea to Bibi: Israel’s ‘a cancer’

    October 1, 2013 | 12:31 pm

    A week of debate at the United Nations came to a close this week with a much-anticipated address from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who, as expected, devoted nearly all of his speech to Iran’s nuclear program.

    Then, things got interesting.

    See, there’s this thing at...

  • Obama: ‘Bibi and I have a terrific, businesslike relationship’

    March 14, 2013 | 1:59 pm

    President Obama said he and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have "a terrific, businesslike relationship."

    "We get stuff done," Obama told an interviewer from Israel's Channel 2 in an interview aired Thursday night, in advance of his visit to Israel next week.

    Obama...

  • Netanyahu tackles tricky coalition-building

    February 7, 2013 | 5:46 pm

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Thursday with Yair Lapid, the surprise runner-up in an election last month, to try to draw him into a broad government that could bridge Israel's religious divide.

    In the January 22 ballot, centrist candidate Lapid's rallying cry, "equal...

  • Who is Yair Lapid? [VIDEO]

    By JewishJournal

    January 22, 2013 | 4:14 pm

    Shmuel Rosner, Senior Political Editor of the Jewish Journal, speaks with Jewish Journal Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Rob Eshman about the results of the Jan. 23 Israeli election.

  • Two Israeli guest writers on the recent events

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    December 6, 2012 | 10:22 am

    Last week's Israeli- Palestinian- U.N members events dragged all kinds of critisizm. In the past week, I was exposed to various points of view and takes on the U.N vote for the Palestinian authority's resolution and on the Israeli reaction to it, and decided it would be best to...

  • Computer woes force Likud to extend hours in primary vote

    November 25, 2012 | 11:22 am

    Polls will remain open past midnight in Likud Party primary voting following computer malfunctions at several polling stations.

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the chairman of the ruling Likud, made the announcement Sunday of the longer voting hours following malfunctions at...

  • Netanyahu, the bomb and the Memes

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    September 28, 2012 | 10:00 am

    Netanyahu's speech last night really blew our minds. Every single Israeli, even the ones who have no respect for him as Prime Minister, agreed that this speech was on the verge of breathtaking. But turns out, once again, the joke's on us.

     

    After wowing the audience with facts...

  • Obama in rabbis call: No ‘space’ with Israel on Iran, but also no red lines

    September 14, 2012 | 2:39 pm

    President  Obama told rabbis in a pre-Rosh Hashanah conference call that there is "no space" between the United States and Israel on Iran, but added that he would not make public a red line that could trigger a strike against Iran.

    "There may come a time" Obama told 1,200 rabbis...

  • Can Mofaz influence Netanyahu?

    June 25, 2012 | 12:23 pm

    With his recent return to the top ranks of Israel’s government, Shaul Mofaz is receiving plenty of attention in high places for emphasizing renewed talk of peace with the Palestinians. It’s yet another high point in a relatively short political career — after 35 years of...

  • Friends or foes?

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    June 8, 2012 | 2:27 pm

    At first glance, this is a fairytale story coming true- an Israeli singer shining abroad. This story could have had a happy ending as well if it weren’t for politics raising its ugly head yet again.

    A couple months back I wrote about a Facebook campaign which changed my entire...

  • Benzion Netanyahu: In life and death

    May 15, 2012 | 9:17 pm

    Two momentous events occurred recently in the life of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Last week, he dropped a bombshell on the Israeli public by forging, under the cloak of night, a coalition with Kadima, his party’s leading rival in the Knesset. This move, which...

  • Why the dumbest decision is also the wisest

    By Noga Gur-Arieh

    May 9, 2012 | 9:06 am

    In Israel, everyone and anyone can start their own political party, with its own agenda, and run in the elections. This makes every Knesset varied and colorful, as it is combined out of several parties. The current Knesset, for example, has delegations of 13 parties, no less.

    On...

  • With Obama and Bibi both running, is 2012 a replay of 1988 or 1992?

    May 1, 2012 | 3:23 pm

    If Israel goes to elections as expected this summer, will it be a replay of 1988 or 1992?

    Both Israeli election years also were American presidential election years, as 2012 is.

    In 1988, the Dukakis-Bush race had no discernible effect on a race that saw Yitzhak Shamir edge Shimon...

  • Bibi’s back on Time list of 100 most influential

    April 19, 2012 | 10:24 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made Time magazine’s 2012 list of the 100 most influential people in the world for the second year in a row.

    Netanyahu is called an “iconic, strong and determined leader who has excelled during a lifetime of service to the state of Israel”...

  • Bibi, Peres invoke Iran threat during Yom HaShoah ceremony

    April 18, 2012 | 2:57 pm

    Israel’s prime minister and president invoked the Iranian threat during remarks at the annual Yom HaShoah ceremony at Yad Vashem.

    Israel began the observance of Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day with the national ceremony Wednesday night at the Yad Vashem memorial. Yom...

  • Peres, Bibi bringing up Pollard release with Obama

    March 5, 2012 | 4:49 pm

    Israeli President Shimon Peres asked President Obama to release convicted spy-for-Israel Jonathan Pollard.

    Peres told Pollard’s wife, Esther, on Monday that he discussed the possibility of releasing Jonathan Pollard, who has been jailed for 27 years since being convicted of...

  • Obama offers Netanyahu assurances over Iran

    March 5, 2012 | 10:30 am

    President Barack Obama, aiming to head off any premature Israeli strike on Iran, sought to assure Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday that the United States would always “have Israel’s back” but said there was still time for diplomacy.

    Netanyahu, in a show of unity with an...

  • Barak to meet with Panetta in Washington

    February 27, 2012 | 3:50 pm

    Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak is traveling to Washington to meet with his U.S. counterpart, Leon Panetta, and other key U.S. security officials.

    Barak, who left Israel on Monday, is arriving just days before Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to meet...

  • Arab Spring inflating Israel’s defense costs, Bibi tells U.S. Jewish leaders

    February 21, 2012 | 10:48 am

    The Islamization of the Arab Spring movement has placed “enormous pressure” on Israeli defenses and progress in the peace process, Benjamin Netanyahu told American Jewish leaders.

    The Israeli prime minister, speaking Sunday night to the Conference of Presidents of Major American...

  • Don’t strike Iran before Madonna concert, Facebook page begs Bibi

    February 13, 2012 | 5:00 pm

    A new Facebook page is calling on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to refrain from striking Iran’s nuclear sites until after Madonna performs in Israel.

    A day after Madonna announced last week that she is launching her new world tour in Israel in support of her latest...

  • Bibi bypassing Cabinet on extending yeshiva students’ military service law

    January 26, 2012 | 10:37 am

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will bring a vote on extending a law that allows yeshiva students to delay their military service directly to the Knesset floor, bypassing his Cabinet.

    Netanyahu’s office said Thursday that the Cabinet will not vote on extending the Tal Law at its...

  • Bibi praises EU oil sanctions on Iran

    January 23, 2012 | 5:56 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised Monday a European Union decision to place sanctions on Iranian oil exports, but said it was unclear if the move could thwart Tehran’s nuclear ambitions.

    “I think this is a step in the right direction,” Netanyahu said at a meeting of...

  • Israeli, Palestinian negotiators agree to meet again

    January 4, 2012 | 10:16 am

    Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met face to face for the first time in more than a year and agreed to meet again.

    Yitzhak Molcho, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s personal envoy to the negotiations with the Palestinians, and chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat...

  • Bibi expresses pride in Israel’s rights record

    December 8, 2011 | 10:33 am

    Ahead of international Human Rights Day, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu burnished Israel’s credentials.

    Netanyahu issued a video statement ahead of the annual Dec. 10 commemorations and campaigning set by the U.N. Office of the High Commission for Human Rights.

    “The State of...

  • Bibi calls for tougher sanctions on Iran

    November 23, 2011 | 10:05 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Wednesday for stronger sanctions on Iran than those imposed this week by the United States, Britain and Canada to try to curb its nuclear ambitions.

    “Iran is developing nuclear weapons. If anyone had any doubts, the IAEA...

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