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  • Enemies and economics: Doing business at the Israel-Gaza border

    By Danielle Berrin

    2 weeks ago

    In his disquisition on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Dec. 28, Secretary of State John Kerry referred to the “dire” humanitarian situation in Gaza. On this point, he was accurate, noting that “Gaza is home to one of the world’s densest concentrations of people enduring extreme...

  • The U.N. resolution, flawed as it is, supports the State of Israel

    By Rob Eshman

    2 weeks ago

    So here we are, entering 2017, still carrying 1967 on our backs.

    Nineteen-sixty-seven was the year of the Six-Day War, when Israel, fearing imminent attack by its Arab neighbors, launched a pre-emptive strike that resulted in the capture of East Jerusalem, the Golan Heights, the...

  • Hundreds of Jews respond to John Kerry’s speech with West Bank solidarity tour

    By Jeffrey Hensiek

    2 weeks ago

    About 200 Jews from around the world toured the West Bank in response to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent speech warning of the dangers of settlement expansion.

    The group, organized on short notice by Miami-based fashion designer Joseph Waks, visited Jewish communities...

  • The biggest sin on the planet: Jews building houses

    By David Suissa

    3 weeks ago

    Listen to John Kerry’s speech on the comatose Middle East “peace process,” or follow the serial condemnations against Israel at the United Nations, including the latest Security Council resolution 2334, and you’d think that the biggest sin in the world is that Jews build too much....

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  • The Kerry speech: Is ‘obsessive and messianic’ still an insult or now an established fact?

    By Shmuel Rosner

    3 weeks ago

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    Long speeches often merit only a short response. Such was John Kerry’s speech yesterday, in which he laid out his vision for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In sum – as you read the thousands of words written yesterday and this morning about the speech – there are three main...

  • Kerry questions how much longer U.S. can support Israel under status quo

    3 weeks ago

    This story originally appeared on jewishinsider.com.

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    fter years of built-up personal frustration, Secretary of State John Kerry issued a lengthy critique of Israeli and Palestinian leaders during a speech at the State Department on Dec. 28, a mere 23 days before leaving...

  • Netanyahu ‘deeply disappointed’ in Kerry’s speech, rejects UN vote

    3 weeks ago

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected a policy speech by Secretary of State John Kerry, saying the emphasis by the United Nations and the Obama administration on settlement construction downplayed the role of Palestinian repudiation of Israel’s legitimacy as an...

  • John Kerry lays out 6 principles for Mideast peace, rips Israel’s ‘pernicious’ settlement policy

    3 weeks ago

    Secretary of State John Kerry laid out six principles that the United States believes must govern the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict while rebuking Israel’s “pernicious policy of settlement construction.”

    In lengthy remarks from the State Department in Washington,...

  • Bill Clinton, Kerry to join world leaders at Peres funeral in Jerusalem

    September 28, 2016 | 10:54 am

    Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State John Kerry will attend the funeral of Shimon Peres, Israel’s ninth president.

    Peres, who died Tuesday at age 93, will be buried on Friday morning at the Mount Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem. Clinton presided over the Oslo...

  • French put off peace summit, citing John Kerry’s schedule

    May 17, 2016 | 10:05 am

    A summit of foreign ministers in Paris to discuss the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians has been postponed.

    French President Francois Hollande announced Tuesday that the meeting of representatives of 20 countries that had been scheduled for May 30 would be...

  • Peace summit will take place despite Israel objection, French FM says

    May 16, 2016 | 8:43 am

    The foreign minister of France said in Israel that the international Middle East peace summit will take place despite objections by Israel.

    “Action must be taken,” Jean-Marc Ayrault said Sunday at Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport at the close of a one-day visit to Israel...

  • Why European banks, companies are avoiding Iran

    By Jacob Kornbluh, Jewish Insider

    May 10, 2016 | 11:23 am

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday pushed back against claims that U.S. restrictions are preventing European companies from doing business in Iran following last year’s nuclear deal.

    “Businesses should not use the United States as an excuse if they don’t want to do...

  • Kerry to meet Iranian foreign minister to discuss nuclear deal, Syria

    April 18, 2016 | 3:51 pm

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with his Iranian counterpart to discuss the Iran nuclear deal and the crisis in Syria.

    Kerry will meet Javad Zarif in New York on Tuesday, a State Department statement said Monday.

    The two top diplomats will “discuss implementation...

  • Trump mocks Obama over Iran Deal comments

    April 4, 2016 | 10:27 am

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Saturday mocked President Barack Obama after criticizing Iranian leaders for undermining the “spirit” of last year’s nuclear agreement.

    “I hear Obama is very unhappy with Iran because he feels they haven’t lived up to the ‘spirit’...

  • Netanyahu asks Kerry to declare Israel does not engage in extrajudicial killings

    April 1, 2016 | 2:31 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly asked John Kerry to publicly state that Israel does not carry out extrajudicial killings, after a group of U.S. lawmakers asked the Secretary of State to investigate such claims.

    Meantime, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the lead...

  • Abbas reportedly turned down new US peace initiative

    March 10, 2016 | 8:26 am

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas turned down a U.S. peace initiative presented to him during a West Bank meeting with Vice President Joe Biden, a Palestinian newspaper reported.

    The report in the Jerusalem-based Al-Quds cited a “source familiar with the details” from...

  • Kerry on MOU agreement: ‘The sooner the better’

    February 25, 2016 | 1:53 pm

    The sooner the post-Iran deal security package and the “Memorandum of Understanding” (MOU) between the U.S. and Israel on strategic cooperation is signed, the better it would be for both countries, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday.

    “We are working on it now; we...

  • Trump: Kerry ‘didn’t read the Bible’ before negotiating Iran deal

    February 24, 2016 | 4:26 pm

    Fresh off a third consecutive win in the Republican presidential primaries, Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry didn’t read the Bible before negotiating the Iran nuclear deal.

    “(Secretary John) Kerry – this is the worst negotiator I think...

  • Kerry: Iran getting less than $50 billion in cash after nuclear deal

    February 23, 2016 | 9:43 am

    Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday that the amount of cash Iran will receive due to the implementation of the nuclear agreement is below the $50 billion level.

    "It's below the $50 billion (level)," he told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, when he was asked about...

  • John Kerry and Mahmoud Abbas meet in Jordan

    February 22, 2016 | 8:28 am

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Jordan called on the United States to ensure the viability of the two-state solution.

    The two leaders met Sunday in Amman, according to Palestinian reports.

    Kerry was in Amman...

  • Israel’s opposition leader presents West Bank pullout plan to Kerry

    February 4, 2016 | 2:47 pm

    Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog presented U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry with a plan for an Israeli pullout from the West Bank.

    “Israels are killed in the streets and the world advances surreal initiatives and boycotts,” Herzog said in a statement Wednesday....

  • Israel’s opposition leader presents West Bank pullout plan to Kerry

    February 3, 2016 | 1:22 pm

    Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog presented U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry with a plan for an Israeli pullout from the West Bank.

    “Israels are killed in the streets and the world advances surreal initiatives and boycotts,” Herzog said in a statement Wednesday....

  • Kerry stresses ending incitement in call with Abbas

    February 1, 2016 | 3:05 pm

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in a call with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas stressed the need to end incitement.

    “They discussed concerns about the ‎situation on the ground, including the ongoing violence,” a State Department spokeswoman told JTA, describing...

  • Kerry: Some funds released under Iran deal will go to terrorism

    January 21, 2016 | 4:01 pm

    Secretary of State John Kerry said Iran would likely use some money freed by the lifting of sanctions for terrorism, but if it does, it will be subject to separate sanctions.

    “I think that some of it will end up in the hands of the IRGC or other entities, some of which are...

  • Kerry believes 2016 will see Islamic State ‘seriously dented’

    January 21, 2016 | 11:42 am

    Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday he believed Islamic State's military capabilities in Iraq and Syria would be seriously weakened by the end of 2016.

    Asked at a media roundtable on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, whether this year...

  • Trump: Iran has violated the nuclear deal

    January 4, 2016 | 10:09 am

    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Saturday called on the U.S. to impose sanctions on Iran for violating the nuclear deal.

    Trump started off his speech at a campaign rally in Biloxi, Miss., Saturday evening by blasting the Obama administration over the...

  • Responding to Kerry article, Netanyahu blames Palestinians for lack of peace progress

    December 15, 2015 | 3:12 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed the Palestinians for the lack of progress toward peace in an apparent response to statements by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.

    “The time has come for the international community to understand that the reason there is no...

  • Kerry to New Yorker: Israel doesn’t know what it wants

    December 15, 2015 | 10:01 am

    John Kerry hasn’t given up on a two-state solution. But the party responsible for making it happen, the secretary of state and his subordinates make clear, is Israel.

    A lengthy profile in the New Yorker traces Kerry’s work with Iran, Syria, Israel and the Palestinians, as well as...

  • Obama: Two-states the ‘best way’ to ‘reduce tensions’ and secure Israel

    December 14, 2015 | 11:52 am

    Palestinians leaders must condemn the recent wave of terror against Israelis and Israel must bring to justice those committing violence against the Palestinians, President Barack Obama said Sunday.

    Addressing the inaugural HaaretzQ conference in New York via video, the...

  • Kerry, at contentious U.S.-Israel confab, asks Israel to consider perils of single state

    December 7, 2015 | 12:42 pm

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, speaking at an annual U.S.-Israel confab, said Israel’s government must consider the consequences of evolving toward a single state incorporating the Palestinian areas.

    “How does Israel possibly maintain its character as a Jewish democratic...

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