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Posts Tagged: avigdor lieberman

August 26, 2016 4:22 am

Israeli Defense Minister: We Won’t Allow Hamas to Arm Itself - A day after the Israel Defense Forces bombed a number of Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket attack on...

August 22, 2016 11:46 am

The New York Times Is Too Busy Ogling ‘Bikini Moms’ to Bother With the Crown Heights Pogrom

It’s starting to look like a pattern: the Times post-Holocaust Holocaust obsession is crowding other Jewish-related news out of the newspaper. Since we last remarked upon...

June 3, 2016 3:22 am

Like Manna From Heaven — For Israel’s Detractors

"Israel has been infected by the seeds of fascism …There are no serious leaders left in the world who believe the Israeli government." - Former PM, Ehud...

June 2, 2016 6:21 am

Journalist Blatantly Wrong About Avigdor Lieberman and Two-State Solution

An op-ed by Rachel Shabi (a frequent Guardian contributor) published in the Independent on May 30, included the following claim concerning the position of Israel’s new defense minister, Avigdor Lieberman, on the issue...

May 30, 2016 7:33 am

In the Case of Gay Gaza Commander Executed for ‘Moral Crimes,’ New York Times Editorialists Are MIA

A brief news article in the New York Times last week reported that Hamas has called for resuming the death penalty in Gaza. According to...

May 25, 2016 2:11 pm

On Ya’alon and Lieberman, the New York Times Sides With the WASP Over the Immigrant

In at least four articles published over four days — a Thomas Friedman column, a staff editorial, a news article and an op-ed by Ronen Bergman...

May 23, 2016 7:13 am

Political Malaise and False Escape Fantasies

If I had a shekel for every threat I've heard from disgruntled citizens to "leave the country" if a certain politician rises to power or...

May 23, 2016 5:36 am

Despite Anger Over the Political Shenanigans, We Must Rally Behind Netanyahu’s New Government

The recent shenanigans that preceded the expansion of the government sickened even those reconciled to the reality that, since the Menachem Begin era, there exists...

May 22, 2016 2:58 pm

Israel’s Public Security Minister: BDS and Terrorism Two Sides of Same Coin

Israel’s minister of public security, strategic affairs and public diplomacy said on Sunday that though the tools of the proponents of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment...

May 19, 2016 4:51 pm

From New York Times on Israeli Politics, Some Ultra-Bad Journalism

A headline and a news article in the New York Times describe Israeli politician Avigdor Lieberman and his Yisrael Beiteinu party as “ultranationalist.” “Benjamin Netanyahu Seeks...

May 18, 2016 2:38 pm

Report: Lieberman to Join Netanyahu Government as New Defense Minister in Coalition Shakeup - Avigdor Lieberman and his right-leaning political party Yisrael Beiteinu will tentatively join Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's governing coalition, with Lieberman becoming defense minister. Lieberman,...

September 16, 2015 8:08 am

Israeli Politicians, Brass Eulogize Staunch Ally, Former South Lebanon Army Commander

The former commander of the South Lebanon Army (SLA) passed away in Paris on Saturday at the age of 88, nrg reported. General Antoine Lahad, a...


Children of Fallen Soldiers Celebrate Mass Bar Mitzvah -- Dozens of orphans of fallen Israeli soldiers, and the son of an American serviceman who died in Afghanistan, celebrated their...

At Sukkot, Israeli Farmers Enjoy the Fruits of Their Faith - Avichai Koch says farming is in his blood. He is the son of Holocaust survivors from Europe who immigrated...


Trump Lays Out Agenda for First 100 Days in Office in Gettysburg Speech

Donald Trump planted a flag on hallowed ground Saturday morning by laying out near the Gettysburg National Battlefield what he would do in his first 100 days as President of...


Israel Security Agency: Terrorist Attacks in Jerusalem Doubled in September

Terrorist attacks in Jerusalem doubled last month compared to August, according to Israel’s security agency, the Shin Bet. There were 26 attacks in the capital in September, compared to 13 in...

Middle East

Turkey Expands Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria

Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and Washington,...