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Posts Tagged: israel

July 17, 2019 7:20 am

How Anti-Zionists Legitimize Antisemitism - The following is adapted from remarks which were delivered at the US Department of Justice Summit on Combating Anti-Semitism on July 15, 2019. It’s...

July 11, 2019 4:55 am

Defending Israel With Words, Passion, and Education

Several years ago, I had the privilege of being in the White House's Roosevelt Room, where along with several Jewish community leaders, I met with...

July 10, 2019 6:27 am

TIP Is Dead, but Long Live the ‘Israel Project’ - As all journalists know, the news cycle can be a fickle thing, particularly in a week when Americans deservedly celebrated their independence and...

July 9, 2019 4:05 am

A Flight Guide to Middle East Politics

A burning question in the Middle East today is the firmness of the tacit alliance among Israel, Saudi Arabia, and other Arab Sunni states, centered...

July 8, 2019 6:57 am

America, Iran and ‘Anticipatory Self-Defense’

"Any attack by Iran on anything American will be met with great and overwhelming force. In some areas, overwhelming will mean obliteration.” - President Donald Trump,...

July 3, 2019 6:16 am

Something Else for ‘Human Rights’ Activists to Ignore: Lebanon Demolishes Homes of Syrian Refugees

This is from NPR: Lebanon hosts more than 1 million Syrian refugees and only allows them to build shelters made of canvas and wood. But the...

July 1, 2019 11:00 am

Israel, Hong Kong Agree to Ease Export-Import Process

CTech - Israel has signed a new agreement with Hong Kong, intended to ease customs clearance regulations for export and import between the two. The...

June 30, 2019 11:44 am

When the Palestinian Ruling Party Threatens Violence - A few days before the Bahrain conference, US envoy Jason Greenblatt took to Twitter to issue this cry of alarm: “Fatah is calling...

June 27, 2019 2:26 pm

Israel’s Ex-US Envoy Says Jewish State at ‘Special Time in History’ Due to ‘Very Good Relationship’ With Trump Administration

Former Israeli Ambassador to the United States Zalman Shoval has lived the Jewish state’s short history as fully as almost any man. Born in Danzig...

June 23, 2019 5:27 am

Israel Should Work With China, Despite Its Government and Human Rights Abuses

For as long as I can recall, I have been an idealist. I have always tried my best to support the underdog, the oppressed, and...

June 23, 2019 5:15 am

Israel Has Extended America’s Strategic Reach in the Middle East - In 2019, the inherently unpredictable and violent Middle East has driven pro-US Arab regimes -- all of which face lethal domestic and external threats...

June 22, 2019 4:14 pm

Scars on Middle East Landscape Bear Witness to Past Peace Failures

Talk of Middle East peace is in the air again, as politicians are set to gather in Bahrain to launch the latest in a long...

June 20, 2019 5:39 am

Racist Soccer Fans Falsely Portrayed as a Mirror of Israel

There’s no denying that the behavior of a section of fans of the Israeli Premier League soccer team Beitar Jerusalem is an embarrassment to the...

June 19, 2019 10:19 am

Ahead of the Bahrain Conference, Hamas Casts Its Lot with Iran

At first glance, it appears that the title given to the June 7 confrontation in Gaza -- World Jerusalem Day -- was little different from...


New ‘Brave’ Approach to Combating Antisemitism on College Campuses - A new project called “Brave” is bringing together veterans of the...

In an Era of BDS, Kids Connect to Israel at Summer Camp - Aviva Weinstein fell in love with Israel thousands of miles from the Jewish homeland -- at Camp Ramah...

An Incredible Auschwitz Exhibit and Experience Comes to New York - A new exhibit at New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is filled...


BBC Special on Circumcision Draws Mixed Reaction From UK Jewish Group

A British advocacy group for protecting the practice of circumcision expressed guarded criticism of a BBC special on the Jewish and Muslim ritual to be broadcast on Thursday night. Milah UK,...


Netanyahu: ‘We’ve Turned Israel Into a Rising Global Power’ - At the end of the week, Benjamin Netanyahu will mark a personal achievement and become the longest-sitting Israeli prime minister, pushing the country’s first leader, Prime Minister David...

Middle East

Three Iranian Nationals Charged With Exporting Carbon Fiber From US to Iran - Three Iranian nationals have been charged with illegally smuggling carbon fiber, a crucial component to make a nuclear bomb, announced the US Department of Justice on Tuesday. Behzad Pourghannad...

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