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  • “The biggest threats in the Middle East” Q-and-A with Dennis Ross

    May 19, 2016 | 3:43 pm

    Listen to a full discussion with Jewish Journal reporter Danielle Berrin and Dennis Ross about the Israeli-U.S. relationship and his new book, “Doomed to Succeed: The U.S.-Israel Relationship From Truman to Obama.”

  • Danon, Israel’s U.N. Ambassador, cautiously hopeful

    By Eitan Arom

    May 18, 2016 | 11:29 am

    As Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon represents the Jewish state in an international body many Jews regard with distrust, or worse. The sentiments often seem mutual, with the U.N. seeming to craft a new anti-Israel resolution on a regular basis.

    During his...

  • Netanyahu and Obama set to bury the hatchet

    November 9, 2015 | 9:09 am

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is set to meet President Obama in Washington for their first meeting in 13 months. Indications from both sides are that the men, despite their difficult relationship in the past, will...

  • Is Oren’s call for ‘no surprises’ in U.S.-Israel ties possible?

    June 16, 2015 | 2:52 pm

    Israel’s former ambassador to Washington, Michael Oren, caused a stir this week by publicly accusing President Barack Obama of abandoning the two core principles that undergird the U.S.-Israel relationship: no public disagreements and no surprises.

    But should there be no public...

  • How Netanyahu’s speech played in Israel

    March 4, 2015 | 8:55 am

    In America, pundits and politicians are wondering what Netanyahu’s speech will mean for the next few months, years, even decades of U.S.-Israel and U.S.-Iranian relations.

    In Israel, everyone is focused on the next two weeks.

    Since the speech was announced in January,...

  • Pelosi: Netanyahu speech ‘insult to the intelligence of the United States’

    March 3, 2015 | 2:09 pm

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress nearly brought her to tears because it insulted the intelligence of the United States.

    In a statement issued soon after Netanyahu’s March 3 speech, Pelosi (D-Calif.) emphasized...

  • Netanyahu ‘regrets’ partisan perception of speech; Rice calls planned address ‘destructive’

    February 25, 2015 | 8:58 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told top Senate Democrats he regretted that his planned address to the U.S. Congress is being perceived as partisan, as President Barack Obama’s top security adviser said the speech was “destructive.”

    Netanyahu wrote Tuesday to decline an...

  • Poll: Most Israelis see a crisis in U.S.-Israel ties

    December 18, 2014 | 9:38 am

    The majority of Israelis believe there is a crisis in U.S.-Israel ties and that the Netanyahu government has harmed the relationship, according to a new poll.

    A poll commissioned by J Street, the liberal U.S. Jewish Middle East policy group, and released on Dec. 15, found that...

  • Dems win won’t hurt Israel but could impact Iran

    By Ron Kampeas

    November 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    The tone of the U.S.-Israel relationship remains the same whoever controls Congress, but Democratic pledges to stringently oversee the Iraq war could affect how the United States confronts Iran. Democrats won control of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate in Nov. 7...
  • Briefs: Olmert upbeat on U.S. ties; Hamas names new leader; Olmert’s lesbian daughter slams Jerusale

    November 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Olmert Upbeat on U.S. Ties

    Ehud Olmert voiced confidence that Israeli-U.S. relations will remain robust despite the Republicans' midterm election defeat.

    "Support for Israel has traditionally been bipartisan," the Israeli prime minister told reporters en route to Washington, where...

  • Livini to GA: We must tell Israel’s story through a human lens

    By Tom Tugend

    November 12, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    One of Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni top priorities is to close the gap between Israel's militant image abroad and the reality of a vibrant, multi-faceted nation. In her address Sunday afternoon to the opening session of General Assembly (GA) of the United Jewish...