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Posts Tagged: Israeli politics

March 18, 2017 9:30 am

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

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

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

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

Official: Iranian Attack Vessels Forced USNS Invincible to Change Course in Strait of Hormuz -- 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

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...

March 5, 2017 7:38 am

A Country of One’s Own: An Israeli Couple Rules a Beach for 65 Years - When shooting the movie "Exodus," Paul Newman was a frequent visitor at a remote, idyllic bay situated only a stone’s throw away from...

March 3, 2017 7:00 am

Trouble With Tunnels

"We cannot go on as we remain at peace when you should be going to war may be often very dangerous. The tyrant

February 17, 2017 2:55 am

Rift on the Right on Sovereignty (Cont.)

"Sovereignty extended over territory confers citizenship to all residents of that territory. Sovereignty applies equally to all the residents of the area — Israeli and...

December 23, 2016 7:01 am

Amona — A Strategic Defeat for Zionism

"To lose our country by a scrupulous adherence to the written law, would be to lose the law itself, with life, liberty, property and all...

November 25, 2016 3:06 am

Bibi vs. Ben-Gurion: The Good, the Bad and the Remarkable

"When you compare his [Netanyahu’s] lack of actual achievements compared to Ben-Gurion, whose record he’s eclipsed, it’s embarrassing." -- Jeff Barak, "Reality Check: An empty record," The Jerusalem...

October 26, 2016 7:15 am

‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot Explains Israel’s Electoral System to Talk-Show Host Jimmy Kimmel

Famed Israeli actress Gal Gadot contrasted the Israeli and American electoral systems during an interview on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday night, saying that the US process is "not...

September 28, 2016 11:23 am

Israel Mourns Passing of Elder Statesman Shimon Peres -- Israel mourned the death of former president Shimon Peres Wednesday, as leaders from across the country's political spectrum paid tribute to the last of the Jewish...

August 15, 2016 7:15 am

Baseless Israeli Self-Hatred

On the eve of Tisha B'Av, which marks the destruction of the First Temple by the Babylonians and the Second Temple by the Romans, most...


Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

New Documentary Details Extraordinary Holocaust Escape - The mission to tell the world the story of Jack Kagan's risky escape from a Nazi labor camp consumed Kagan and...

Israeli President Rivlin Witnesses Jewish State’s Technology in Action in Vietnam Israeli President Reuven Rivlin this week visited the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam,...


As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...


Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Hints at Keeping Previous Vow to Assass...

“Talk to me about [former Hamas Prime Minister Ismayil] Haniyeh at the end of my term,” Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor...

Middle East

Iran Sanctions 15 US Companies for Alleged Collusion With Israel

Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 U.S. companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday, in a tit-for-tat reaction to...