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Posts Tagged: Israeli politics

May 12, 2017 10:42 am
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The Congressional Israel Victory Caucus: A Diplomatic ‘Iron Dome’

"Wars usually end when failure causes one side to despair when that side has…accepted defeat, and when that defeat has exhausted its will to fight."  -- Daniel...

May 4, 2017 2:25 am
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As PA’s Abbas Meets Trump, Regional Dynamics Play Out in Israel’s Favor

JNS.org - As President Donald Trump and Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas met on Wednesday, experts said the US-Israel relationship and the Middle East’s regional dynamics were...

April 27, 2017 9:21 am
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Infighting Between Israel’s Netanyahu and Finance Minister Kahlon May Be Precursor to Early Knesset Elections

JNS.org - Infighting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the country's finance minister over tax reforms may be the precursor to early government elections. The prime...

April 13, 2017 5:08 pm
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Amid Regional Meltdown, Israel Must Avoid Concessions

"Worst Chemical Attack in Years; US blames Assad" -- New York  Times, April 4, 2017. "Death toll climbs in clashes at Palestinian camp in Lebanon" -- Reuters, April 9, 2017. "Deadly...

April 9, 2017 12:37 pm
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Stop Denying the Israeli Consensus on the Palestinians

JNS.org - Yair Lapid is the current favorite to become prime minister when the Israeli people go to the polls to elect a new Knesset. But whether...

April 7, 2017 7:04 am
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The Horrors at Hand

"The action of discouraging an action or event through instilling doubt or fear of the consequences." --The Oxford English Dictionary entry on the word "Deterrence." "...the Arab...

March 30, 2017 1:07 pm
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Report: Israel’s 2016 Economic Performance Best in Four Years

JNS.org - Israel's 2016 economic performance was the country's best in four years, the Bank of Israel said Wednesday. In its 2016 annual report, the central bank...

March 28, 2017 6:35 am
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Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly sent signals that he might disband the current Likud-led government and call for...

March 18, 2017 9:30 am
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UN Secretary-General Orders Report Accusing Israel of ‘Apartheid’ Pulled From Website

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres requested the removal of a report accusing Israel of apartheid from the website of the UN body that published it, Reuters reported Friday,...

March 11, 2017 1:00 pm
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Bereaved Families in Israel Celebrate Life at Purim Costume Party

Dozens of bereaved families across the country attended a Purim costume party Wednesday in Jerusalem held by an organization that provides support to Israel's families hit by...

March 10, 2017 7:48 am
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Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman: A Dove in Hawk’s Feathers?

"Anyone who wants to apply Israeli sovereignty to Judea and Samaria needs to understand that such a step will bring immediate repercussions from the new...

March 8, 2017 2:38 pm
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Jewish Campus Leaders: Head of UK Student Umbrella Group’s Participation in Conference Backed by Hamas Apologist ‘Not Surprising,’ Given Her Anti-Israel Record

Jewish student leaders in Britain told The Algemeiner on Wednesday they were not surprised that the head of the UK's umbrella student group spoke at a recent conference backed...

March 6, 2017 11:49 pm
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Official: Iranian Attack Vessels Forced USNS Invincible to Change Course in Strait of Hormuz

JNS.org -- Multiple Iranian Revolutionary Guard fast-attack vessels came close to a US Navy ship in the Strait of Hormuz Saturday, forcing the ship to change...

March 6, 2017 3:55 pm
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Trump, Netanyahu Discuss Antisemitism, Iran on Monday Call

President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke by phone Monday, the White House confirmed. The two leaders discussed the recent wave of antisemitic incidents...

Features

Democrats, Jewish Groups and Trump Protest Palestinian Terror Payments

JNS.org - Prominent Democrats and major US Jewish organizations are joining President Donald Trump and...

Israel’s First-Ever Malt Whisky to Go on Sale in June

JNS.org - The Tel Aviv-based Milk & Honey Distillery (M&H) recently unveiled its first-ever malt whisky on World Whisky Day (May...

World

Post-Trump Trip, US Envoy Jason Greenblatt Returns to Israel for Meetings W...

US Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt returned to Israel on Thursday and met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and PA President...

Israel

2,000-Year-Old Evidence of Final Pre-Second Temple Destruction Battle in Je...

JNS.org - Amid this week’s celebrations making the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and the Israel...

Middle East

Top Palestinian Authority Official Denies Reports of Trump-Led Regional Pea...

JNS.org - Majdi al-Khalidi, a diplomatic adviser to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Thursday denied reports of a new US-led regional...

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