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Posts Tagged: Obama and Israel

November 17, 2016 5:26 pm

Report: Netanyahu ‘Elegantly’ Declines Invitation to Meet Trump in New York Before January Inauguration

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu "elegantly declined" an invitation to meet with US President-elect Donald Trump before he is sworn into office on Jan. 20,...

November 14, 2016 1:23 pm

Wall Street Journal Urges Trump to Back Bill That Would Cut Off US Funding of Palestinian Authority Over Payments to Terrorists

President-elect Donald Trump should back legislation that would cut off US funding to the Palestinian Authority if it continues to pay monetary rewards to terrorists...

November 11, 2016 4:07 pm

Report: Trump Aides Tell Obama to Avoid Any Lame-Duck Foreign Policy Moves, Including in Israeli-Palestinian Realm

Aides to President-elect Donald Trump are cautioning outgoing President Barack Obama to refrain from moving forward with any end-of-term initiatives -- including a potential Israeli-Palestinian...

November 11, 2016 2:27 pm

Kissinger: To Prevent Regional Explosion, US Must Thwart Iranian Expansionism

The biggest challenge facing the Middle East is the “potential domination of the region by an Iran that is both imperial and jihadist,” former US...

November 9, 2016 6:01 pm

Middle East Expert: Trump Victory Might Make Lame-Duck Obama Feel ‘Less Encumbered’ About Pushing Ahead With End-of-Term Israeli-Palestinian Diplomatic Initiative

Republican Donald Trump’s shocking victory over his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential election could make outgoing President Barack Obama feel “less encumbered” about launching an end-of-term...

November 7, 2016 6:00 pm

Top US Jewish Leader: To Have Their Voices Heard, American Jews Must Get Out and Vote

American Jews must get out and vote on Election Day if they want to continue to be heard by politicians on matters of concern to...

November 1, 2016 2:56 pm

Wall Street Journal: ‘Does Obama Want to Be Remembered as the President Who Criminalized Israeli Citizenship?’

The White House has instructed the State Department to prepare an “options menu” detailing potential diplomatic steps that could be taken as part of an...

October 30, 2016 11:47 am

Washington Post: Any End-of-Term Obama-Led Israeli-Palestinian Peace Push Will Be Viewed as ‘Legacy-Seeking Grandstanding’

Any end-of-term Israeli-Palestinian peace push by the Obama administration would likely be viewed in the Middle East as “legacy-seeking grandstanding rather than as a contribution...

October 28, 2016 4:15 pm

Leading Columnist: Clinton Supporters Must Call on Her to Ensure Obama Refrains From Any Diplomatic Moves Against Israel Before January

Hillary Clinton supporters must call on the Democratic presidential nominee to ensure President Barack Obama refrains from making any diplomatic moves against Israel during the...

October 10, 2016 2:32 pm

Report: Obama Administration ‘Manufacturing Crisis’ With Israel to Apply Pressure on Jewish State Ahead of Lame-Duck-Period Push for Palestinian State

With its eyes on the potential launch of an Israeli-Palestinian peace initiative after next month’s presidential election, the Obama administration is “manufacturing a crisis” over settlement...

October 6, 2016 11:06 pm

Top American Jewish Leader: ‘Predictions of Israel’s Isolation Were Really Shattered This Year’

Despite the challenges it faces, Israel has much to be optimistic about in the coming year, a top US Jewish leader told The Algemeiner in...

September 20, 2016 7:41 pm

Mideast Expert: Many in Washington Concerned Obama ‘Won’t Have Israel’s Back’ at UN After November Election

There is significant bipartisan concern in Washington that President Barack Obama “won’t have Israel’s back” at the United Nations following the election of his successor...

September 2, 2016 3:55 pm

Former Top Israeli Security Official Says Obama Administration’s Push to Set International Drone Strike Guidelines Threatens Global Anti-Terrorism Efforts

A new Obama administration initiative to establish international guidelines for drone strikes poses a danger to global anti-terrorism efforts, a former top Israeli security official...

August 31, 2016 5:38 pm

‘Obama-ism’ Will Not Fade Away After President Leaves Office, Former Israeli Envoy to US Reportedly Tells Tel Aviv Gathering

Israel will be dealing with the repercussions of President Barack Obama’s foreign policy long after he leaves the White House in January, an American-born Knesset...


Chabad Emissaries Coming to Small Jewish Community of South Dakota -- A state boasting just 400 Jews is about to receive its first full-time...

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’ - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...


Fatah Lawmakers Warn European Parliament of Ongoing ‘Serious Deterior...

A group of Fatah lawmakers recently sent a letter to the European Parliament warning of an ongoing “serious deterioration of...


Israeli Minister: Nearly 90 Percent of Waste Water Recycled, 4 Times Higher... - At a time when many countries are facing drought and critical water shortages, Israel now recycles nearly 90 percent...

Middle East

Shell to Sign Initial Oil, Gas Deals With Tehran, Iranian Official Says

Royal Dutch Shell will sign initial agreements on Wednesday to develop Iranian oil and gas fields, an Iranian official said, the first deal by the world's second biggest listed oil...