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Posts Tagged: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

May 3, 2016 6:30 am

Demanding Transparency in Middle East Education Policy

​Back in March, Dr. Anthony Harper, a correspondent with the Intermountain Christian News and member of the White House press corps, asked a question of the spokespeople...

June 12, 2014 3:34 pm

House Mideast Subcommittee Calls on Kerry to Explain Palestinian Unity Stance

JNS.org - Leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on the Middle East are calling on Secretary of State John Kerry to explain...

June 27, 2013 3:54 pm

Christian Human Rights Group Alerts Congress on Plight of Syrian Refugees

JNS.org - Dr. John Eibner, CEO of Christian Solidarity International—a Christian human rights NGO based in Switzerland—told the U.S. Congress in a testimony on...

June 7, 2013 11:30 am

Samantha Power Must ‘Fight Harder’ to Reform UN, Florida Congresswoman Warns

JNS.org - In the wake of the nomination of Samantha Power for United Nations ambassador by U.S. President Barack Obana, Chairwoman of the Middle...

March 5, 2013 1:37 pm

Report: Turkish Diplomats Say Shipment of Free Navy Vessels from U.S. Only Halted Temporarily

In the wake of comments made by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Zionism is a "crime against humanity," Turkish sources have told Turkey's...

November 11, 2012 4:31 am

Refugee-Turned-Activist Seeks Attention for Plight of Egyptian Jews

NEW YORK—For Levana Vidal Zamir, it was a "good childhood"—until May 14, 1948. At midnight, she recalls, Egyptian officers rampaged through her family's house and...

September 20, 2012 4:09 pm

Committee Chairs Want Answers on Blind Sheikh Release

Eight House committee leaders have written to Obama administration officials asking about reports the administration is considering an Egyptian request to release blind...

February 14, 2012 10:01 am

Bill Could Ease Israeli Investment in U.S. Businesses

U.S. Rep. Howard Berman (D-CA) wants to pass a bill to make Israelis eligible for the E-2 investor visa in the U.S., the Israeli...

October 31, 2011 6:53 pm

UNESCO Decision Rocks International Diplomacy, US Cuts Funding

While the Palestinian Authority awaits Security Council action on its unilateral bid for statehood, it is pursuing a "roundabout" method of increasing...

October 4, 2011 8:13 pm

Congress Takes the Lead On Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed United States' Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to Jerusalem with some words of warning: "You're coming to the Middle East...

September 22, 2011 10:58 am

Article 80 and the UN Recognition of a “Palestinian State”

In the entire debate now taking place on whether the United Nations Security Council or General Assembly has the right to approve the application of...

June 6, 2011 10:27 am

Obama Says No to Durban III — But U.N. Racism Summit Still Has Too Many Supporters

With President Obama's anti-Israel hostility becoming an increasing liability for Democrats, the administration finally decided Wednesday to pull out of the U.N.'s upcoming Israel-bashing extravaganza...


Unpacking the Message of Iran’s Missile Strike Against Islamic State

JNS.org - While Iran routinely threatens Israel, experts say that the Islamic Republic was...

Israel’s Recent Response to Syrian Mortars Deemed ‘Old Policy’

JNS.org - Mortar shells fired from Syria into the Israeli Golan Heights on Saturday...

Will Palestinian Energy Feud Spark Surge in Violence Against Israel?

JNS.org - The long-running feud between Hamas and Fatah has led to a deepening...


Jewish Groups Condemn ‘Antisemitic’ Exclusion of Marchers From ...

Leading US Jewish organizations on Monday excoriated the organizers of a gay rights march in Chicago this past weekend whose...


Israeli Resident of Golan Heights Says Area Feels Like ‘War Zone̵...

Residents of Israel’s Golan Heights region have been rattled in recent days by a spate of incoming errant mortar shells...

Middle East

Top Israeli Diplomatic Official: Palestinian Leaders Prioritize Denial of J...

The blame for the lack of opportunities for everyday Palestinians should be placed on their own leaders, not Israel, the...