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Posts Tagged: us israel relations

October 11, 2016 6:50 am

Hillary Clinton’s ‘Foreign Intervention’ Hypocrisy

During the second US presidential debate on Sunday night at Washington University in St. Louis, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton did her best to sidestep the...

October 7, 2016 8:00 am

Puppet Mastery and the Jews

We Jews like to quip that we “only wish” the antisemitic claims about our wealth and power were true. Imagining what it would be like...

September 25, 2016 12:23 pm

Ambassador John Bolton: Netanyahu’s Behavior, Strategy ‘Sensible’ in Face of US Abandonment

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is doing what is sensible, from the perspective of a leader of a country whose principle ally, America, appears to...

September 23, 2016 7:23 am

Obama and Netanyahu: The Long Overdue Goodbye

On Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with US President Barack Obama at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel, on the sidelines of the...

September 15, 2016 12:32 pm

‘The Boys in Tehran Know Israel Has 200 Nukes Pointed at Them,’ Says Former Secretary of State Colin Powell in Leaked Email

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell told a colleague last year that Israel has a slew of nuclear weapons pointed at Iran, according to...

September 14, 2016 3:52 pm

Former State Department Official: Security Aid Deal Could Serve as ‘Trigger Mechanism’ for New Obama-Led Israeli-Palestinian Peace Initiative (INTERVIEW)

The signing of the new 10-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) on US security assistance to Israel might serve as a “trigger mechanism” for a new American-led...

July 6, 2016 10:01 am

Israel, US Successfully Test Integration of Missile Defense Systems - The Israeli Missile Defense Organization in partnership with the United States Missile Defense Agency and United States European Command have successfully conducted a...

June 23, 2016 5:48 pm

Elliott Abrams: Obama’s Hypocrisy Highlighted in Push to Undermine Israel’s Qualitative Military Edge (INTERVIEW)

Despite claims by Barack Obama that his support for Israel has been greater than that of all presidents throughout American history, a possible White House decision...

June 21, 2016 9:45 am

US, Israel Reportedly Close to Finalizing Military Aid Package - The United States and Israel are close to finalizing a new 10-year military aid package, a senior Israeli official said amid a visit to...

May 26, 2016 9:02 am

US Says Lieberman Appointment ‘Raises Legitimate Questions’ About Israel’s Direction

The US has expressed its concern about the Israeli government’s swing to the far-right after the appointment of ultra-nationalist former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman as...

May 10, 2016 7:16 am

The Yitro Effect and US-Israel Relations

Israel never had a greater ally and supporter than Yitro (Jethro), Moshe’s father-in-law, a ger tzedek, a righteous convert. Vayichad Yitro al kol hatovah asher asah Hashem l’Yisrael (Shemot 19:9), “And Yitro rejoiced at...

April 25, 2016 10:02 am

Overwhelming Majority of US Senators Urge Obama to Increase Defense Aid to Israel - Eighty-three out of 100 U.S. senators have signed a letter asking President Barack Obama to approve a larger defense aid package for Israel. The letter—led...


10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in...

Israel Advocate Wants to Change Views About Jewish State, One Tattoo at a Time

“Low-brow” art forms can be a powerful advocacy tool, the head of a...


Russian Teacher Investigated for Conducting Antisemitism Survey on 16-Year-...

A Jewish teacher in Moscow is being investigated by her employers for distributing a questionnaire to her students that included a query...


IDF Fortifies Lebanon Border to Fend off Future Hezbollah Infiltration -- The Israel Defense Forces is fortifying a stretch of the Lebanese border to prepare for possible infiltration by Hezbollah fighters in a future conflict. The 18.6-mile endeavor consists of a series of...

Middle East

Arab States Pressuring PA President Abbas to Resolve Internal Palestinian D...

Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Arab states are piling pressure on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to resolve divisions in his Fatah party...